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Zagreb is the capital of Croatia, but it has a small-town feel. It's very easy to get around and is one of the most relaxed capitals in Europe. Unless you're here to live the life, however, the sights of Zagreb can be done in a day (2 days including the museums).
People could tell you that Pula is just a summer resort and that it's full of tourists, and maybe it is, but Pula is also one of the most beautiful towns in Istria and the Croatian coast! It has lots of interesting monuments to see (the first one, the Arena) but is small enough to not getting too tired. In fact, to see …
The region of Split seems like one big beach party in the summer. If you make it to Split proper, try the Roman ruin walking tour and definitely check out some of Croatia's beautiful islands. Also, if you are staying in a private room, always haggle - there are plenty of options so the prices will always come down.
Dubrovnik really is paradise. It doesn't have long sandy beaches with palm trees and coconuts but it does have the most amazing old city I have ever come across. The old city walls protect the ancient town, and it's full of marvelous little restaurants, shops and entertainment. You'll be walking around with a sore …
Split is the second largest city in Croatia, although once you are there it will feel pretty compact. All of the major sights (with exception of the soccer pitch) are located right on the coastline, most of them within the confines of the harbor area. Split's train station, bus terminal, and ferry landing are all …
Tourism in Šibenik in recent years has been constantly developing and the number of guests each year has been increasing. Most tourists who visit Šibenik stay near the beaches in Šibenik or few kilometers away in Vodice, Primosten, Rogoznica, or on islands like Zlarina or Prviæ. The panorama view of Šibenik is …
Island of Korčula is a small island in the Adriatic Sea near the Dalmatian Coast. The island is relatively small -- less than three hundred square kilometers and with population of about seventeen thousand people. Three of the largest towns in Korčula are Korčula, Vela Luka, and Blato. The town of Korčula is alleged to …
Zagreb is a city with a growing tourist base, and therefore also a growing number of hostels to accomodate them. You probably won't have any luck finding a hostel in Zagreb by asking people on the street, because most residents don't even know they exist. Croatians generally almost never stay in hostels, so the people …
The magnificent Hvar Island is one of the main touristic places in Croatia and the amazing and crowded nightlife is the main reason why so many tourists arrive here -- although, the rocky beaches along the island are also full during the daytime. This makes Hvar a perfect place for those who like to relax during the …
Dubrovnik has become widely famous, especially in recent years, for being a stunning gem on the Adriatic. The city's Stari Grad (old town), built out around a harbor, is indeed a must see if you're in the region. Though the city center is more overfilled at midday during peak season than infamously touristy Venice, you …
Stari Grad, a small, tranquil town situated on Hvar Island in Croatia, is only two kilometers from the main port, where ferries operate between the island and Croatia's mainland. There are many facilities located in the town, including a supermarket, post office, tourist agencies, and boat rental stores. The town is …
Zaostrog is a small, coastal town situated on the Adriatic coast in Croatia. The main strip of the town is located right on the coast, and has an amazing view of the nearby islands. The beaches are pebble beaches (as in most of Croatia), however the water is beautifully clear. There are also many walking trails around …
Rijeka’s strategic location and the port that can accommodate many ships have made the city a target of many attacks and it has been part of different countries throughout the centuries. Even before WWII, Rijeka was a city with predominantly Italian population (Italians were more than eighty percent of the population) …
Trogir, today a part of the Split metropolitan area, is a peaceful harbour town in Southern Croatia. Trogir is famous especially for its historical old town, which is inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List for being one of the most-preserved medieval towns in Europe. Even though Trogir is often visited as a side …
The Island of Krk is one of the many picturesque islands in Croatia. The island is the largest in Croatia and a magnet for summer tourists, as well. Thus, it is not surprising that hostels in Island of Krk have higher prices than hostels in other Croatian cities. Most hostels in Island of Krk are located in the town of …
Zadar, a Croatian city on the Adriatic Sea, is the center of the Zadar County and the Northern Dalmatian District. The Zadar area has been inhabited since the Stone Age. Before the settlement of the Illyrian tribes, this area was inhabited by ancient Mediterranean people who were later assimilated by other …
Picturesque Pula is a great base for travelers wanting to explore Croatian Istria. The Old Town is packed with historic treasures, the highlight of which is the magnificent Roman amphitheatre. Substantial parts of the old city walls and gates remain and there are many old churches and monasteries, and the unearthed …
Brač is an Croatian island, located just off the coast from the Croatian port town of Split. Brač is the largest island in the Adriatic Sea, and is a popular tourist destination due to its beautiful, hilly scenery and landscape, as well as its plentiful beaches. There are several ferries that operate between Croatia's …