Nested in the mountainous Lika region, half-way between the coast and the capital Zagreb, Plitvice Lakes National Park is, along with Dubrovnik, the single most visited site in Croatia. Plitvice Lakes became a protected national park back in 1949, and since 1979 the place is also listed as UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Places in Croatia
I will be running the series of articles on destinations in Croatia . To get you started you might want to check our post on How to choose your destination in Croatia. Where to stay in Croatia? What are the popular destinations in Croatia?
What destination you should choose for your vacation in Croatia depends a lot on a your travel style. There are many things to do in Croatia, but not all things are available everywhere. If you like beautiful shingle beaches you would probably be better off choosing Dalmatia than Istria. If you are a foodie, Istria would be much better choice. For 24 h partying you should head for Novalja on the island of Pag, if you are in a search of holidays with rich and famous then Hvar on the island of Hvar will be your ultimate choice.
Zagreb Croatia is the capital and the largest city in Croatia. It is the economic, political and educational center of Croatia. The first mention of Zagreb dates back to 1094. The city has a rich history. And while the Upper town offers most of the memories of the past, you can find interesting sightseeing in […]
Rovinj Croatia is without the doubt the nicest town in Istria, if not in entire Croatia. Set on a hilly peninsula, and facing the sea, the old town is dominated by the St. Euphemia Church and colorful houses. Rovinj is a very scenic and one of the most photogenic places to find around.
Peljesac peninsula has some of the best beaches in all Croatia. And the best part they are, for the most part of a year, not crowded. While in other places along the coast (like Makarska Riviera) you need to set up your alarm clock before the dawn in order to secure your spot at the beach, […]
Dubrovnik, the southernmost town in Croatia, is probably more popular than Croatia itself. Vera grew up in this region and knows the town pretty well. We’ll try to cover as many aspects of Dubrovnik Croatia as possible.
We have put together this Porec Croatia Travel Guide for all of you who plan to visit Porec. Porec is our hometown for the last 15 years. We ended up here by pure coincidence, without ever planning it, but we have never regretted it.