Breathtaking seaside with stunning beaches and numerous islands of all shapes, sizes and landscapes. Green mountains and hills with olive groves, vineyards and castles in the delightful countryside. Modern cities, towns and villages with extraordinary cultural-historical heritage. Irresistible regional cuisines with truly delicious delicacies. If you’re looking for a place to rest and reconnect, to have an adventure, to be active, to indulge in wellness and great food, simply to experience a fascinating holiday story, Croatia is the place to be.
Croatia - Top Holiday Destination Full of Exceptional Diversity
Let the magical coast, islands and beaches cast their irresistible spell on your holiday! Croatia is known as the country of a thousand islands and islets, each with its own distinct charm. From the national parks Brijuni and Kornati island groups, from bare Pag and partially cliffy Cres and Dugi Otok to green Lošinj, Ugljan, Pašman, Mljet and Korčula, from buzzing Hvar and Brač to remote Vis and Lastovo, the Croatian seaside, indeed, is a true paradise for sailing enthusiasts and lovers of the sea.
Equally diverse and no less enthralling are the amazing beaches. In addition to paradise-like untouched beaches in hidden coves, there are a number of top beaches to choose from such as Kamenjak in Istria, Oprna on Krk island, Rajska plaža (Paradise beach) on Rab island, Sakarun on Dugi Otok island, Kraljičina plaža (Queen’s beach) in Nin, Zlatni rat on Brač island, Stiniva on Vis island, to name a few.
Wonderful national and nature parks
Find your way back to nature by discovering Croatia’s most exceptional wonders! Preserving its natural heritage is of particular importance in the country, as reflected in the number of national parks (8) and nature parks (11). Accordingly, many top destinations offer easy access to stunning wonders of nature, one example being Zadar region. In its wider area visitors can explore Plitvice Lakes, Krka, Kornati islands and Paklenica national parks as well as Telašćica Bay, Vrana Lake and Velebit nature parks, all within one or two hours from Zadar.
UNESCO heritage… and more
Open the treasure chest of heritage and watch history lessons come to life! Apart from the UNESCO World Heritage Sites (Euphrasian Basilica in Poreč, historical core of Trogir, Diocletian’s Palace and the historical complex of Split, Dubrovnik historical core, Starigrad plain, Stećci medieval tombstones, St James’ Cathedral in Šibenik, Venetian Works of Defence - walls in Zadar and St Nicholas Fortress in Šibenik), there are a great number of other historical and modern attractions both inland and on the coast to explore.
Fascinating cities and towns
Capture the marvelous vibe of Croatian cities! Reflecting the tumultuous history of the country throughout centuries if not millennia, captivating tales can be found in towns of all sizes. Discover the magic of hilltop towns of Istria, the former seat of Croatian kings Nin or the amazing Hvar town. Then feel the ambiance of Croatian cities - from the capital city of Zagreb, ancient Pula, buzzing Rijeka (2020 European City of Culture), stunning Zadar, the oldest Croatian city of Šibenik, unique Split and the pearl of the Adriatic - Dubrovnik.
Destinations to explore on the continent
Look for the hidden gems of the Croatian countryside! Visit beautiful natural attractions such as Plitvice Lakes National Park, Rastoke village, hills and forests of Gorski kotar, nature parks Medvednica, Papuk, Žumberak and Kopački rit. Follow the wine trails of Međimurje, Zagorje, Moslavina and Ilok, enjoy the spas and explore the magical castles of northwestern Croatia. Also, don’t miss the chance to get to know amazing towns such as Osijek, Varaždin, Samobor and Karlovac.
Unique holiday experiences
Feel Croatia with all your senses! Extraordinary gastronomy, exceptional natural and cultural-historical heritage, peace and quiet, exciting events and activities, wellness and adventure, Croatia is the land of infinite possibilities for you to explore. Indeed, a one-of-a-kind holiday awaits you in Croatia so make sure you live it up!