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Visit Croatia, the Adriatic’s shining star (2020)

Visit Croatia, the Adriatic’s shining star (2020)

Croatia, the Adriatic’s shining star, is unlike any other European destination. With a mix of old-world European charm, easy Mediterranean lifestyle, stunning 3,625 miles of coastline dotted by more than 1,000 islands, islets and reefs, fascinating history, rich culture, delectable cuisine and natural beauty — ten UNESCO World Heritage sites …

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Makarska

Makarska

The town, port and tourist centre of the Makarska Riviera lies between Biokovo Mountain, protected as a nature park, and the sea, among the cleanest in the entire Mediterranean. This area can boast of having long, splendid beaches, pine trees and olive groves. Interesting cultural and historic monuments, an extensive …

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Matija Gubec’s linden nominated for European Tree of the Year

Matija Gubec's linden nominated for European Tree of the Year

Matija Gubec’s linden in Gornja Stubica, Krapina-Zagorje County, also known as Gupceva lipa the ancient living witness of the peasant revolt of 1573, is representing Croatia in this year’s contest for the European Tree of the Year, which underlines the importance of old trees in countries’ natural and cultural heritage. The Krapina-Zagorje …

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Cycling along Dalmatian Islands – Croatia

Cycling along Dalmatian Islands - Croatia

This suggested journey of cycling along Dalmatian Islands takes you from the architecturally stunning Trogir near Split to the Renaissance city of Dubrovnik. En route, you will pass cycling numerous villages, tiny medieval walled towns and lovely quiet pebble bays set against a backdrop of pine forests and mountains. You …

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Visovac

Visovac

The island of Visovac (pronounced Vee-so-vatz) is located upstream from Skradinski Buk, in the very middle of Visovac Lake in the very heart of Krka National Park. The island features 15th-century Franciscan monastery and Church wherein the perfect tranquillity one can look at the valuable library of books and manuscripts enjoying the perfect peace and quiet. …

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Risnjak National Park

Risnjak National Park

Risnjak National Park is based in Crni Lug near Delnice has 6,400 hectares of forest areas. With over thirty specific plant communities, a 4.2-kilometres long trail, a mountain lodge, a restaurant and accommodation capacities, it represents a special attraction and value of Kvarner and Gorski Kotar – a wide, heavily …

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Getting to Plitvice Lakes

Getting to Plitvice Lakes

Plitvice Lakes National Park is located very close to Croatian border with Bosnia (see map below) and just a couple of hours drive from either Zagreb or Adriatic coast. The nearest larger town to Plitvice on the coast is Zadar. From both Zagreb and Zadar you can either take a bus …

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Croatia Airlines reopens route to Mostar

Croatia Airlines reopens route to Mostar

The national commercial airline, Croatia Airlines, has reopened the route between Zagreb and Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina, after more than 12 years. The first flight will leave Zagreb on May 3rd. Afterwards, regular service between the two cities will be available twice a week during the whole year. Zagreb-Mostar on …

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Brijuni

Brijuni

The Brijuni Archipelago is an attractive group of islands near Istria Peninsula, with the main islands Veli Brijun that is Croatia National Park and open to visitors. The fact that it was visited by the elite of Austrian, Hungarian and German aristocracy when Istria was part of the Austro-Hungarian monarchy speaks …

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The Telegraph lists Pula among world’s most desirable destinations

The Telegraph lists Pula among world's most desirable destinations

The Telegraph has selected the 20 best destinations to visit and the list includes the northern Adriatic town of Pula. After recording the best tourist season in its history last year, Pula has once against finding itself in the group of the most desirable global tourist destinations, Mayor Boris Miletic said, underscoring …

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