Varazdin

January 21, 2010 by  
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Varaždin is located in the northwestern part of Croatia, on the right banks of the Drava River, some 80 kilometres from Zagreb. It is administrative seat of Varaždin county. Read more

Koprivnica

January 21, 2010 by  
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The City of Koprivnica is located in Podravina region, it is a central settlement in the the region. Koprivnica won the status of a royal free town as far back as in the year 1356.

The old panorama of the town, still discernable to this day, emerged in the 16th century after the Turkish incursions into the area, when a strong earthwork fortress was built around the settlement with four bastions and four towers. Read more

Kvarner tourism

January 21, 2010 by  
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The Primorje-Gorski Kotar County area, under the single and recognisable name of Kvarner, brings together islands, coastlines and highlands. The variety of climes and vegetation, architecture, culture and customs is at the heart of the various kids of tourism offer available – you can enjoy bathing in the sea, in the specific life and rich heritage of the islands, in hikes in the fresh mountain air of the Gorski kotar highlands and skiing and sledding in wintertime. Read more

Daruvar Vineyards Wine Road

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Wine experts know that the Daruvar area is famous for its excellent vine varieties and good wine. The winegrowing tradition in this area is hundreds of years old and its history is, therefore, also very rich since the gentle and sunny Papuk hills provide excellent winegrowing conditions. Read more

Dubrovnik

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Situated in the southern corner of the country and known originally as Ragusa, picturesque Dubrovnik is one of (if not) the most beautiful cities in Croatia.

Also known as “The Pearl of the Adriatic”, Dubrovnik with its matchless setting, comfortable climate, historic and cultural heritage, beautiful environment and beaches, is deservedly popular with the tourists. Read more

Trogir

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Situated between Split and Šibenik, Trogir is one of Mid-Dalmatia’s most beautiful cities. This is one of the best places to stop on the Dalmatian coast. Founded by the Greeks in the 3rd century BC, the city enjoyed its golden-age from the 13th to the 16th centuries; its wealth was based on ship-building and trade. Read more

Zagreb

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Zagreb, Croatia’s capital and largest city, lies on the bank(s) of the Sava River, at the foot of the Medvednica Range

As the country’s cultural centre, Zagreb is well known for its museums, theatres, concerts and other cultural programmes. Zagreb is also called the city of museums, as there are more museums per square foot in this place than any other place in the world.

The old part of Zagreb consists of three historical sections, all of which have retained their medieval atmosphere; they contain the majority of its monuments, most of which visited on foot. Read more

Split

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Split, Croatia’s second-largest city, is Mid-Dalmatia’s most important settlement. The cultural and tourist centre of the region, its port is also Croatia’s busiest, second only to Rijeka. Its location, climate and unique cultural heritage, hold a strong attraction for tourists. Read more

Hvar Island

Hvar Island holiday

Hvar Island is situated in the Adriatic Sea and belongs to Croatia. The island spreads out on 80 km from west to east and it is truly paradise for its tourists.

People all over the world visit all four major parts of the Hvar Island as its surprises are many and diverse. Read more

Dubrovnik among the most popular European tourist destinations

January 19, 2010 by  
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Dubrovnik has recently been ranked 5th in the online evaluation of the 50 most popular European tourist destinations on the coast. The ranking is a result of tourists’ evaluations, who, after visiting Dubrovnik, assessed its 50 hotels with an average mark of  77.88 out of a 100. Read more

Medvednica Nature Park

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Medvednica is a nature park, that is, with its highest peak Sljeme (1,033 m), the favourite excursion destination of Zagreb locals, who use it to run away to nature, relaxation and recreation.

In the winter, Medvednica offers its visitors opportunities to ski, sledge and enjoy the fresh air and winter idyll. In the summer, it attracts many visitors on account of its much more pleasant climate, with temperatures several degrees lower than in the city. Read more

Rab Island

Due to its beautiful sandy beaches, Rab island is a popular vacation destination in Croatia. It is located on northern part of the Croatian coast. The island is 22 km long and has an area of 93.6 km2.

Rab features an extremely unique landscape.  On the northeastern side of the island, the landscape is mostly bare.  However, on the southwestern side of the island, the landscape is covered with one of the last oak forests of the Mediterranean region.   Read more

Krk Island

Krk island is located in Kvarner bay, near Rijeka.  It is one of the biggest islands in this area, being at a size of approximately four hundred and nine square kilometers, covering 405.78 square km, and is also one of the most populous islands. The island is connected to the mainland via 1,430 m long bridge, which is one of the longest concrete bridges in the world. You can reach Krk island by air by air as the northern town of Omišalj hosts the Rijeka International Airport. Read more

Brac Island

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Brac is the largest island in Central Dalmatia and the third largest in the Adriatic. It is also one of the sunniest with 2,700 hours per year. Brac has the largest airport of all islands surrounding Split. Read more

Rijeka

January 18, 2010 by  
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Rijeka, situated in the northern corner of Kvarner Bay, is Croatia’s third-largest city and the most important port along the Adriatic coast. Rijeka enjoyed its golden age during the Austro-Hungarian Empire when it was developed as the Empire’s principal port. Read more

Zadar

January 17, 2010 by  
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Also referred to as the “Small Croatian Rome”, Zadar, formerly the capital of Dalmatia, is rich in cultural and historical sights; Roman, Byzantine and Romanesque architectural masterpieces can be found in the city.

Zadar is situated on a peninsula-like tongue of land, separated from the mainland by the inner-harbor. Zadar has a history of almost three millennia, its traces making it particularly interesting. Many tourists have recently discovered Zadar as a must-see destination. Read more

Croatia ski destinations

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With a number of well positioned mountain resorts, Croatia is ideally suited for skiers of all abilities and ages, making it a great all-round holiday destination.

If you’re looking for a skiing holiday which combines excellent snow with a warm, friendly climate, Croatia is simply ideal for you.  With numerous strategically located ski resorts, Croatia is a nation of ski lovers, and this is reflected in their amazing facilities.  Read more

Biograd

January 16, 2010 by  
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Croatia’s moderate temperatures, bright blue seas, breath taking scenery and rich history make it a perfect holiday destination. With a growing number of flights in to Zagreb and Dubrovnik, the ability for Europeans and long haulers alike to experience the delights of this hidden gem means it’s never been easier to holiday and relax there.

There are the big cities and towns for those who wish for a more vibrant holiday and copious amounts of smaller towns and hamlets for the less energetic holiday maker. One city which offers both the peace of a smaller town and the vibe of a city is Biograd na Moru. Read more

Kvarner top destinations

January 15, 2010 by  
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Thanks to its mild winters and hot summers, Kvarner has slowly become an extremely popular destination for travelers.  Located in the Mediterranean, Kvarner has been able to expand its tourism base while maintaining a solid industry to support the economy.  If you plan on taking a trip to Kvarner, here are three places that you should make sure you don’t miss out on Read more

Brac Island is among the ten most desirable islands to live on

January 15, 2010 by  
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The American magazine “Islands” has recently ranked the Croatian island of Brač among the world’s ten most desirable islands to live on. The specialized magazine is printed in a circulation of millions and read all over the world.

According to the magazine, apart from Brač, other islands that have found themselves the list of the world’s most desirable islands are: the Florida Big Pine Key, Crete in Greece, Waiheke in New Zealand, Curacao in the Dutch Antilles, Maui in Hawaii, Nevis in the Caribbean, Lomgkawi in Malaysia, Grand Cayman in the Caribbean Sea and Palau in the Pacific. All of them have received the title of dream islands for a pleasurable and high-quality life. Read more

Agrotourism in Sibenik district

January 14, 2010 by  
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Until recently, agrotourism on Miljevci was unthinkable since tourism in the Šibenik hinterland used to be an unknown category. After several family farms opened in the Pakovo Selo area, as well as two large factories for the production of smoked ham (pršut) on Miljevci and a number of firms that produce honey, olive oil and cheese, the road to agrotourism on this area is slowly being paved. Read more

Sibenik

January 13, 2010 by  
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Sibenik is located in Mid-Dalmatia, where the Krka River runs into Sibenik Bay. The historic buildings in the old part of the city provide an excellent  insight into some of the phases involved in the evolution of a medieval city. Read more

Pula

January 13, 2010 by  
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Located on the southern part of the Istrian Peninsula, Pula is Istria’s largest city and one of its most popular tourist destinations. Read more

Rovinj

January 13, 2010 by  
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One of Croatia’s most beautiful cities, Rovinj sits picturesquely upon a rock promontory, on the western side of the Istrian Peninsula. The Istrian town is regarded as one of the most romantic Croatian travel destinations. Rovinj delights the guests with its architecture and atmosphere. The old town core of Rovinj is situated on an elevation dominated by Baroque the Church of St. Euphemia. Read more

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