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The Only Guide You’ll Ever Need to Find Your Perfect Vacation Spot in Croatia

There is so much to see and explore in Croatia, bear with us, for what follows will help you make up your mind.

The Only Guide You’ll Ever Need to Find Your Perfect Vacation Spot in Croatia

You’ve probably heard so much about Croatia, Dubrovnik, and Game of Thrones. Now that you have finally decided to give Croatia a chance and started exploring its immense beauty, everything you look at seems like a perfect spot and it’s hard to decide. There is so much to see and explore in Croatia, bear with us, for what follows will help you make up your mind. In this short overview, we tried to point out some special regions and islands, since each one is unique in its own way. Considering everyone is talking about Dubrovnik and Split, we decided to leave those out and represent what the rest Croatia has to offer, a true Mediterranean fantasy wrapped in sapphire waters, rich history, stunning nature, delicious food and wine of course.


Istria is known as the new Tuscany among tourists. Istria is in northern Croatia, a heart-shaped peninsula in the Adriatic Sea. Full of medieval hilltop towns, grand monuments, colorful vineyards, delicious food, and breathtaking views. Perfect for everyone seeking extraordinary food experiences as Istria is home to top-quality extra virgin olive oil, truffles, fresh fish, homemade pasta and prosciutto. Istria is a place that makes you fall in love and get the urge to never leave. Romantic Rovinj, historic Porec, and Pula, it’s hard to pick one city to highlight.

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Korcula Island

In Korcula, you can find vineyards, olive groves, small villages, and 274 sunny days every year. What’s not to love? Korcula Island is known for its glorious old town and dense pine forests that led the original Greek settlers to call it the Black Corfu, today popularly called mini Dubrovnik. Arguably the best of all Croatian white wines are produced from the indigenous grape Pošip, particularly from the areas around the villages of Čara and Smokvica.

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Hvar Island

Hvar holds the title of the most famous Croatian island, famous for its indented coastline, clean beaches, turquoise waters, 2,800 hours of sunshine a year, untouched nature, the smell of lavender, olives, good nightlife and as a summer hot spot for the rich and famous. Hvar is a place to see and be seen, that impresses even the biggest critics. Once known as an important strategic and nautical center, today is an inevitable tourist destination for every sailor and tourist exploring the best of Croatia.

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Brac Island

Brac is the highest and largest Dalmatian island, once an island of farmers, cattle breeders, fishermen and stone masons. Best known for the white pebbly beach of Zlatni Rat, Brac Island is the ideal vacation destination that adorns 90% of Croatia’s tourism posters. Brač is ideal for a family holiday but also for those looking for an adrenaline rush and entertainment. The inland of the island, on the other hand, offers a different dimension – a rich cultural and historical heritage.

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Peljesac Peninsula

Peljesac is a place in the constant shadow of Dubrovnik, Korcula, and Hvar and quite neglected due to its position, but don’t be mistaken, it’s heaven on earth for all wine lovers. Imagine craggy mountains, charming bays, clearing valleys, intact nature, pebbly and sandy beaches, and wine-growing hills. Thinking of these can provide you with a rough picture of the beauty found in Peljesac. It is famous for its wine, delicious oysters, and seafood.

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Vis Island

Vis Island and its Archipelago are one of the last 10 Mediterranean’s heavenly oases. Perfect for everyone who enjoys nature and is looking to run away from the concrete jungles to a nature escape. The island served as a Yugoslavian military base up to 1989, it was only recently opened up to foreign visitors. Along with the islands of Mljet and Lastovo it forms the Adriatic Blue Corridor – the zone with the largest biodiversity in the Mediterranean and is home to 126 bird species and the bottlenose dolphin, a specially protected dolphin type.

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Zadar is the place with the most beautiful sunset in the world, according to Hitchcock, which you can enjoy with the sound of Sea Organ, a giant harmonica played by the sea. Besides cool attractions, Zadar is a city monument with its Unesco protected Old Town, Roman ruins. Zadar is an intriguing city, fast becoming known as Croatia’s ‘capital of cool’ with rich and diverse wildlife ready to be explored. Being located in the heart of Adriatic, Zadar is a perfect place to anchor and explore surrounding 325 islets, 3 nature parks (Telašćica, Velebit and Vransko jezero) and 5 national parks (Paklenica, Plitvice lakes, Kornati Islands, Krka, and Sjeverni Velebit).

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Iva Bitanga

September 22, 2019