Croatia is one of the most stunning countries in Europe. From the sun-drenched wonders of Dubrovnik, to the breathtaking beauty of the Plitvice Waterfalls National Park, Croatia has something to offer every holidaymaker. You can be as lazy or as active as you want to be. Either kick back on a secluded beach with a good book or else dance across the waves on a windsurfer; the choice is yours.
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Whether you are after a secluded villa nestling in the heavily-wooded hills or an all-inclusive hotel with views across the sparkling Adriatic by day and an exciting disco by night, Croatia has it all. And don’t forget self-catering. Most towns and villages have street markets where you can buy the freshest food and fish, all the ingredients necessary for a magical meal beneath the stars. On those evening when you don’t feel like cooking, you can always hit the restaurants. Sipping a long, cold drink and watching multi-million pound yachts dock at the quayside while you wait for your meal is a wonderful way to unwind at the end of a fun-packed day.
Hiring a car is another great option. This will really unlock the door to Croatia’s fabulous scenery. It also allows you to catch ferries to many of the more than 1,000 islands dotted along the Croatian coastline. Each of the islands – Lopud and Korcula are just two of the gems – has its own personality and a visit to at least one of the 66 inhabited islands should be on everyone’s travel itinerary. And if you feel like getting away from it all, these islands are home to some really fabulous boutique hotels and apartments.
If it’s history you are after then Croatia is packed with fascinating glimpses of the past. There is the Old Town of Dubrovnik, of course, but a visit to Trogir, just north of Split, is a must. This maze of cobblestoned streets and alleyways has been attracting visitors since Roman times and is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Croatia might have been a late addition to the tourist map, but with its unbeatable water sports, jaw-dropping scenery and top-class accommodation, this jewel of the Adriatic is catching up fast.