Croatia is a country of beautiful places and hidden gems. Wherever and whenever you go, in all parts of the country and in all seasons of the year, you will discover unique natural wonders that will amaze you by their stunning beauty. With such a choice, sometimes it may be hard to decide, which destinations have to be visited first. In order to help and guide you in this country, we have created for you a lost of 5 places you should visit in Croatia! Check it out and start packing for your perfect trip!
Of course, we would like to start with Croatian's main city. Zagreb is the biggest city and the capital of Croatia. While most of people are excited about the famous Croatian coast or natural parks, Zagreb is unfortunately, often ignored by tourists. However, this is one of the most interesting and fascinating destinations in the country. It has more than one million of inhabitants, but at the same time it is cozy and charming. That's why you have to visit and discover its dynamic life and rich culture.
2. Plitvice Lakes National Park
Plitvice Lakes is the biggest (and we dare to say that the most beautiful as well) national park in Croatia, and it also belongs to the UNESCO World Heritage list. Every year it is attracting more than 1 million of tourists from all over he world! The park is famous for its lakes arranged in cascades, and currently, from the surface you can see 16 lakes of different colours, from azure to green, grey or blue. However, lakes is only a small part of the park! Being there, you can't miss its magnificent waterfalls, grand canyons, old forests and just breathtaking landscapes! So make it a priority destination of your travel to Croatia!
Dubrovnik is, probably, the most popular and the most beautiful destination in Croatia. It located on the very South of the country and is famous for its old history, rich culture, stunning landscapes, crystal clear water, absolutely delicious cuisine and magnificent cost. It was built in the 7th century on a rocky island named Laus, and today belongs to the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites. No wonder it is attracting thousands of tourists from all over the world every year, and one day you definitely have to become one of them and see this beauty with your own eyes!
4. Hvar Island
Hvar is one of the most popular and beloved by tourists islands in Croatia. It is located in the Adriatic sea, off the Dalmatian coast. It has mild winters and warm summers. Thousands of Croatians spend here their summer vacations as well, since the island is famous for its sandy beaches and crystal clear water. Its hillsides are covered in pine forests, with vineyards, olive groves, fruit orchards and lavender fields in the agricultural areas. Moreover, besides its natural landscapes, you will be amazed by its architecture, beautiful streets and buildings.
Pula is the largest city in Istria County, and it is known first of all, for its long tradition of wine making and fishing. So obviously, this city is a heaven for all food- and wine lovers. But of course, this is not the only reason to visit this place! Visiting Pula, you will be amazed by its old architecture, and first of all, by the Arena, the 6th largest surviving Roman amphitheater is still preserved and open for visitors.But in fact, wherever you go, you will see here old beautiful buildings, witnesses of history and old times...
The list of beautiful places in Croatia is much longer, indeed. Start from this and keep exploring! We are wishing you an unforgettable travel experience!