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Croatia is the country of thousands islands. It is characterized by natural beauties, rich culture and tradition. It is situated in the south east Europe.

 

Croatia is a country with a fourteen century-long history, a rich cultural heritage and spectacular natural beauties. It is one of the ecologically best preserved parts of Europe.

No wonder that Croatia provides excellent justification for having the status of one of the most desirable tourist destinations. The secret of its success lies exactly in the combination of well-preserved nature, a crystal clear sea, cultural and historical heritage, diverse gastronomy, a hospitable population

 

The natural beauty and splendor are everywhere. Croatia is a wonderful place and there are countless gems like the Plitvice Lakes National Park.. The best period for visiting the Croatian coast is from April to October. The air temperature in the summer season can reach as high as 38 C, while the sea temperature at the same period is 26 C.

 

Croatia is famous for its pits and caves that are know in the world. With its 53 pits deeper than 250 meters and 52 caves that are longer than 1000 meters, Croatia is one of the attractive place for speleology and underworld research.

 

With cultural wonders, glorious beaches, glitzy cities and ancient architecture it’s no wonder that Croatia welcomed nearly 10 million international tourists last year. Croatia,

 

Attractions:

 

Zagreb

 

Zagreb, a region which has a strong Central European feel to it. Served as the Croatian capital, it is also the country’s largest cultural center, with many museums and galleries.

 

Plitvice Lakes

 

The Plitvice Lakes National Park is another amazing wonder within Croatia. With sixteen interconnecting waterfalls, and beautiful flora and fauna, visiting the Park is quite a unique experience.

 

Dubrovnik

 

Dubrovin is one of the Mediterraneans most beautiful cities. The astonishing city of stone is surrounded with 1,940 m long stone walls.

The fantastic views will inspire you to take some photographs, and the sights that you will capture will continue to amaze you over and over again.

 

Korcula Island

 

The Island of Korcula is the largest of the green islands of the Adriatic. From time immemorial it has been forested, which was why it was given the name Black Korcula during the colonisation of the ancient Greeks. The town of Korcula is often reffered as little Dubrovnik, because of its beauty and buildings. The island of Korcula is also famous for its sandy beaches.

 

Diocletian's Palace

 

Roman emperor Diocletian has spent the last years of his life building an enormous palace near his birthplace, Aspalathos ( now Split ) in Dalmatia. Because of its dimensions and preservation, this palace is the most important monument of the Roman architecture on the Eastern coast of the Adriatic.

 

Mljet

 

Mljet is Croatia's greenest island with its Mediterranean vegetation, clear and clean sea, gentle sandy shoreline and a wealth of underwater sea life. Mljet is famous for its legends and stories, as well as a sanctuary for the Mediterranean monks.


Kornati

 

The area of islands covers 320 sq. kilometers and in 1980 they become the national park because of their unique| features and beauty.

The numerous coves offer shelter to fishermen and nautical kornati010.jpgtourists. There is no fresh water, or springs, on the islands of Kornati. The islands are mostly covered with bare rock, and in the Karst valleys there are olive groves, fig-groves and vineyards.

 

Pula Amphitheater

 

This amphitheatre is truly amazing. The condition of the outer wall is incredible but the inside has been cannibalised over the centuries to build many of the surrounding houses!

 

Rovinj

 

Rovinj is one of the most developed tourist towns in Croatia, a diverse mix of interesting sights, such as the Old Town and dense pine forest (Zlatni rt is a park forest, while Rovinj islands and coastal area have been pronounced a protected area), and many other tourist attractions in the town and its surroundings.

 

Euphrasian Basilica – Porec

 

The Euphrasian Basilica in Poreč is one of the best preserved monuments of early Byzantine art in the Mediterranean. It is the most valuable cultural monument in Porec. It was built on the remains of an earlier tri-naval basilica, in the first half of the 6th century, during the period of Bishop Euphrasius, whose name it bears.

 

The Dalmatian Islands

 

The Dalmatian Islands in Croatia are among the most famous in the Mediterranean region. Wild, rugged, and mostly uninhabited, many are protected as national parkland and offer a varied and diverse cruising ground for an Agana sailing vacation.

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