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Since Korčula has long been under the Italian influence, the Korčula town is also known as “Curzola”. It is a fortified city, and is surrounded by stone walls in order to protect the city of Korčula from strong wind. In the 18th century wandering outside the city walls was strictly forbidden, but now, many tourists and locals enjoy exploring Korčula passing through its narrow streets, aslo known as the “Street of Thoughts”.
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Korcula Old Town
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Since Korčula has long been under the Italian influence, the Korčula town is also known as “Curzola”. It is a fortified city, and is surrounded by stone walls in order to protect the city of Korčula from strong wind. In the 18th century wandering outside the city walls was strictly forbidden, but now, many tourists and locals enjoy exploring Korčula passing through its narrow streets, aslo known as the “Street of Thoughts”.
The Badija island is the biggest island located in the Korčula archipelago. Even though very small, it is filled with picturesque pebble beaches and crystal-clear blue sea perfect for swimming or snorkelling.
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Badija
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The Badija island is the biggest island located in the Korčula archipelago. Even though very small, it is filled with picturesque pebble beaches and crystal-clear blue sea perfect for swimming or snorkelling.
Called “The pearl of Vela Luka”, this small island has a variety of beautiful beaches perfect for everyone. Whether You want to enjoy the beautiful nature, have fun with Your children, or visit a nudist beach, this islet has it all!
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Proizd
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Called “The pearl of Vela Luka”, this small island has a variety of beautiful beaches perfect for everyone. Whether You want to enjoy the beautiful nature, have fun with Your children, or visit a nudist beach, this islet has it all!
This small village in the island of Korčula got its name from a near-by field which was flooded on regular basis, and today the name “Blato” translates to “Mud”. Despite its not so welcoming name, the village is filled with interesting things to do and visit, with churches dating back almost to the 6th century!
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Blato
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This small village in the island of Korčula got its name from a near-by field which was flooded on regular basis, and today the name “Blato” translates to “Mud”. Despite its not so welcoming name, the village is filled with interesting things to do and visit, with churches dating back almost to the 6th century!
It is said that the Prince Anthenor of Troy founded Korčula back in the 13th century. Back then it had a different name, „Korkyra Melania” because of its dense black forests. Having endured horrible bombings in the Second World War, Korčula has been on the rise ever since. Today, it is known for its fresh seafood, beautiful heritage, and beaming tourism, making this stone masonry town perfect for tourists. One of the most famous travellers ever, Marco Polo, was even born here!
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Korčula
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It is said that the Prince Anthenor of Troy founded Korčula back in the 13th century. Back then it had a different name, „Korkyra Melania” because of its dense black forests. Having endured horrible bombings in the Second World War, Korčula has been on the rise ever since. Today, it is known for its fresh seafood, beautiful heritage, and beaming tourism, making this stone masonry town perfect for tourists. One of the most famous travellers ever, Marco Polo, was even born here!
Vela Luka is located on in the West of Korčula, in a 9 kilometer bay. It is a small place on the island of Korčula surrounded by picturesque islets, deep coves and steep cliffs of rocks. It is a peaceful Adriatic town, and the locals focus mostly on fishing, agriculture, and of course, tourism. While in Vela Luka, be sure to visit Vela Spila, one of the most important prehistoric archaeological localities in Europe, where You can feel like Indiana Jones discovering this mesmerising cave.
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Vela Luka
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Vela Luka is located on in the West of Korčula, in a 9 kilometer bay. It is a small place on the island of Korčula surrounded by picturesque islets, deep coves and steep cliffs of rocks. It is a peaceful Adriatic town, and the locals focus mostly on fishing, agriculture, and of course, tourism. While in Vela Luka, be sure to visit Vela Spila, one of the most important prehistoric archaeological localities in Europe, where You can feel like Indiana Jones discovering this mesmerising cave.
Located in the part of Korčula called Lumbarda, the Vela Przina beach is a tourist favourite. This sandy beach has an amazing view all the way to the island of Lastovo.
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Vela Przina Beach
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Located in the part of Korčula called Lumbarda, the Vela Przina beach is a tourist favourite. This sandy beach has an amazing view all the way to the island of Lastovo.
Also called the Cathedral of Korčula, this Roman Catholic cathedral took almost three centuries to build, and was finished in the 16th century with the help of the local Korčula masters. It is one of the most beautiful examples of Dalmatian architecture
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Cathedral of Saint Mark
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Also called the Cathedral of Korčula, this Roman Catholic cathedral took almost three centuries to build, and was finished in the 16th century with the help of the local Korčula masters. It is one of the most beautiful examples of Dalmatian architecture
The contemporary restaurant serves the finest local and fresh products and has a variety of local Croatian recipes serving seafood, cooked meals and native Croatian wine while overlooking the Adriatic sea.
Lešić Dimitri Palace
1-6 Don Pavla Poše
The contemporary restaurant serves the finest local and fresh products and has a variety of local Croatian recipes serving seafood, cooked meals and native Croatian wine while overlooking the Adriatic sea.
This family-run, traditional restaurant is one of the most famous in Korčula. It is hearty, friendly, and hasn’t changed since 1974, making sure their dishes are always fresh and according to the oldest Croatian recipes.
Konoba Adio Mare
This family-run, traditional restaurant is one of the most famous in Korčula. It is hearty, friendly, and hasn’t changed since 1974, making sure their dishes are always fresh and according to the oldest Croatian recipes.
Kiwi Ice Cream shop is perfect for anyone who has a sweet tooth. Be sure to visit it if You want to try some new ice-cream flavours and experience a true rhapsody of flavours!
Slastičarna Kiwi
Kiwi Ice Cream shop is perfect for anyone who has a sweet tooth. Be sure to visit it if You want to try some new ice-cream flavours and experience a true rhapsody of flavours!
Located in the bay of Luka Korčulanska, this peaceful camp site offers range of activities, from sailing, diving or wind-surf lessons a tennis course is also available, as well as a children’s playground. Pets are allowed.
Port 9 Camping
Located in the bay of Luka Korčulanska, this peaceful camp site offers range of activities, from sailing, diving or wind-surf lessons a tennis course is also available, as well as a children’s playground. Pets are allowed.
Situated just 5km from Vela Luka, this camp site has a variety of beautiful beaches nearby as well as a tennis court and a bowling field guests can use free of charge! You can also engage in activities such as cycling, jogging and other outdoor activities.
Mindel Camp
Situated just 5km from Vela Luka, this camp site has a variety of beautiful beaches nearby as well as a tennis court and a bowling field guests can use free of charge! You can also engage in activities such as cycling, jogging and other outdoor activities.
Being the second largest peninsula in Croatia, the Pelješac peninsula is known for its salt pans, which many of the residents depended on for centuries, including the Republic of Ragusa. The locals enjoy calling Pelješac “nature in its primeval form”. The locals follow their old tradition, and still today work in the agriculture field, fishing, growing olives and producing olive oil.
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Pelješac
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Being the second largest peninsula in Croatia, the Pelješac peninsula is known for its salt pans, which many of the residents depended on for centuries, including the Republic of Ragusa. The locals enjoy calling Pelješac “nature in its primeval form”. The locals follow their old tradition, and still today work in the agriculture field, fishing, growing olives and producing olive oil.
This former military fort of the Republic of Ragusa is located just where the Pelješac peninsula meets land and is most famous as a salt-producing town, and for its stone wall going through the entire city. The stone wall is the second largest stone wall in all of Europe!
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Ston
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This former military fort of the Republic of Ragusa is located just where the Pelješac peninsula meets land and is most famous as a salt-producing town, and for its stone wall going through the entire city. The stone wall is the second largest stone wall in all of Europe!
This old nautical town found its home on the Pelješac peninsula. It was named after a family who restored the castle in the 16th century. The numerous vineyards and olive groves give this little town a special charm.
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Orebić
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This old nautical town found its home on the Pelješac peninsula. It was named after a family who restored the castle in the 16th century. The numerous vineyards and olive groves give this little town a special charm.
The village of Viganj, located in a large cove, is a small harbour whose first settlements date back to the ancient periods. It is also one of the most popular windsurfing destinations in Croatia.
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Viganj
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The village of Viganj, located in a large cove, is a small harbour whose first settlements date back to the ancient periods. It is also one of the most popular windsurfing destinations in Croatia.
This small, fishermen settlement is beaming with nature diversity, from hanging rocks to beautiful sights of pine woods and the crystal-clear, blue Adriatic sea. It is said, that one of the most beautiful pebble beaches on the Adriatic coast is located right here in Žuljana.
Žuljana
This small, fishermen settlement is beaming with nature diversity, from hanging rocks to beautiful sights of pine woods and the crystal-clear, blue Adriatic sea. It is said, that one of the most beautiful pebble beaches on the Adriatic coast is located right here in Žuljana.
This mountain located on Pelješac is very famous amongst climbers and hikers and is a known tourist spot for trekking and outdoor activities.
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Sveti Ilija
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This mountain located on Pelješac is very famous amongst climbers and hikers and is a known tourist spot for trekking and outdoor activities.
This small village is widely known as “the village of ghosts” thanks to its low residents count, and its name comes from an interesting tale about three brothers…
Nakovanj, Orebić
This small village is widely known as “the village of ghosts” thanks to its low residents count, and its name comes from an interesting tale about three brothers…
Overseeing the beautiful Adriatic sea, try some local Croatian seafood dishes with produce fresh from the sea!
caffe-konoba vitaceae
Overseeing the beautiful Adriatic sea, try some local Croatian seafood dishes with produce fresh from the sea!
This tavern offers fresh dishes made from traditional recipes and natural ingredients.
Luka's Taverna Kobaš
This tavern offers fresh dishes made from traditional recipes and natural ingredients.
Marco Polo was a world-famous traveller and merchant, and contrary to the popular belief, the was born right here in Croatia, on the island of Korčula! Explore his birth house, and You will be rewarded with a magnificent view of the Korčula Old Town’s roofs!
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Korčula
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Marco Polo was a world-famous traveller and merchant, and contrary to the popular belief, the was born right here in Croatia, on the island of Korčula! Explore his birth house, and You will be rewarded with a magnificent view of the Korčula Old Town’s roofs!
Mrežnica is one of the 4 rivers going through Karlovac. It is mostly known for its cascades and a number of waterfalls – which is a stunning 93. It is also very famous among locals as a swimming spot. Belavci is most of the many. There is also a camp right on the bank of Mrežnica called „Slapić“, meaning little waterfall. It offers a wide range of activities and sports facilities for children and adults. While on Mrežnica, be sure to try Mrežničko beer from the „Prva Dugoreška Craft Brewery“.
Mrežnica
Mrežnica is one of the 4 rivers going through Karlovac. It is mostly known for its cascades and a number of waterfalls – which is a stunning 93. It is also very famous among locals as a swimming spot. Belavci is most of the many. There is also a camp right on the bank of Mrežnica called „Slapić“, meaning little waterfall. It offers a wide range of activities and sports facilities for children and adults. While on Mrežnica, be sure to try Mrežničko beer from the „Prva Dugoreška Craft Brewery“.
Ogulin’s history dates back to the 15th century, when it struggled against the Ottoman Turks. The city was founded between two rivers: Dobra and Mrežnica. Even though small, it is filled with historical monument and legends, such as the witches of Klek. There are several more interesting places and sights in Ogulin and the most interesting is definitely the famous Đulin ponor or Jula’s abyss located in the very centre of the town!
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Ogulin
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Ogulin’s history dates back to the 15th century, when it struggled against the Ottoman Turks. The city was founded between two rivers: Dobra and Mrežnica. Even though small, it is filled with historical monument and legends, such as the witches of Klek. There are several more interesting places and sights in Ogulin and the most interesting is definitely the famous Đulin ponor or Jula’s abyss located in the very centre of the town!
Klek is a mountain located near the city of Ogulin. It is most famous for the legend of the witches of Klek. It is said, that witches and other creatures gather on Klek and dance, and that their cries can be heard all the way in Ogulin during stormy nights. There is also a myth about the Klek cave. It is said that inside the cave is a treasure no man can imagine – full of gold, jewels, gems and coins and that a serpent is guarding the entrance.
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Klek Mountain
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Klek is a mountain located near the city of Ogulin. It is most famous for the legend of the witches of Klek. It is said, that witches and other creatures gather on Klek and dance, and that their cries can be heard all the way in Ogulin during stormy nights. There is also a myth about the Klek cave. It is said that inside the cave is a treasure no man can imagine – full of gold, jewels, gems and coins and that a serpent is guarding the entrance.
The Sabljaci Camp is located on the beautiful lake of the same name – Sabljaci. It is onaly 4 kilometres from Ogulin and provides the perfect balance between the nature and accessibility. The location of the camp allows its visitors to go cycling or swimming on the Sabljaci lake, as well as fishing, mountaineering, tasting the local specialities or just exploring Ogulin, the city of fairy tales.
Sabljaci camp resting place
The Sabljaci Camp is located on the beautiful lake of the same name – Sabljaci. It is onaly 4 kilometres from Ogulin and provides the perfect balance between the nature and accessibility. The location of the camp allows its visitors to go cycling or swimming on the Sabljaci lake, as well as fishing, mountaineering, tasting the local specialities or just exploring Ogulin, the city of fairy tales.
Risnjak is located in Gorski Kotar and as of 1953 it became one of the many National parks in Croatia. The park is home to mammals such as the brown bear, deer, boars, wolfs and many more. The most important animal is the lynx (cro. ris), after which Risnjak got its name. The Risnjak National Park is popular with cyclists and mountain bikers, and it is even possible to hire bikes and helmets in the park. The Mount Risnjak is perfect for all adventurers, young or old!
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Risnjak National Park
48 Bijela Vodica
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Risnjak is located in Gorski Kotar and as of 1953 it became one of the many National parks in Croatia. The park is home to mammals such as the brown bear, deer, boars, wolfs and many more. The most important animal is the lynx (cro. ris), after which Risnjak got its name. The Risnjak National Park is popular with cyclists and mountain bikers, and it is even possible to hire bikes and helmets in the park. The Mount Risnjak is perfect for all adventurers, young or old!
Rijeka (or in English: River) is the 3rd biggest city in Croatia. Because of its great geographical position, it was often contested by Italy, Austro-Hungarian Empire and Croatia. Rijeka has a rich industrial history, because of its strategic position and due to the fact that it is an excellent deep-water port. It is filled with cultural landmarks, such as the Trsat Castle.
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Rijeka
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Rijeka (or in English: River) is the 3rd biggest city in Croatia. Because of its great geographical position, it was often contested by Italy, Austro-Hungarian Empire and Croatia. Rijeka has a rich industrial history, because of its strategic position and due to the fact that it is an excellent deep-water port. It is filled with cultural landmarks, such as the Trsat Castle.
Built in the 13th century, the Trsat Castle offers an amazing view looking down the Riječina river valley. It is thought that the castle lies on the exact spot of an ancient Illyrian and Roman fortress, where the noble Vuk Krsto Frankopan is buried.
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Trsat
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Built in the 13th century, the Trsat Castle offers an amazing view looking down the Riječina river valley. It is thought that the castle lies on the exact spot of an ancient Illyrian and Roman fortress, where the noble Vuk Krsto Frankopan is buried.
Another famous palace is the Modello Palace, built in 1885, in the place of a destroyed theatre. It was designed by Fellner & Helmer, and was built for the Rijeka Bank and cashboxes of The Savings Bank.
Palace Modello
Another famous palace is the Modello Palace, built in 1885, in the place of a destroyed theatre. It was designed by Fellner & Helmer, and was built for the Rijeka Bank and cashboxes of The Savings Bank.
The same year, the National Croatian Theatre Ivan Zajc was opened, and designed by famous architects Fellner & Helmer.
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Hrvatsko narodno kazalište Ivana pl. Zajca Rijeka
1 Uljarska ulica
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The same year, the National Croatian Theatre Ivan Zajc was opened, and designed by famous architects Fellner & Helmer.
The biggest promenade in Rijeka is, of course, Korzo. It is a favourite walking spot and it is filled with little picturesque cafes.
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Korzo
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The biggest promenade in Rijeka is, of course, Korzo. It is a favourite walking spot and it is filled with little picturesque cafes.
The Učka mountain is a National Park including a portion of the Ćićarija mountain. It is a limestone massif with karst areas and its highest points are considered natural reserves and memorial areas. They provide a magnificent view overlooking the entire Kvarner area, including the islands.
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Učka
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The Učka mountain is a National Park including a portion of the Ćićarija mountain. It is a limestone massif with karst areas and its highest points are considered natural reserves and memorial areas. They provide a magnificent view overlooking the entire Kvarner area, including the islands.
This big island located in the Northern Adriatis sea, is known for the many dialects its residents speak – four! It is also interesting that Christianity appeared on Krk as early as in the 5th century A.D. Through its development, the Frankopan family became known as on of the most powerful families on Krk in that time. Having been under a lot of different rulers over the time, the Glagolitik alphabet was also created on Krk and is mose memorable for the Baška Tablet.
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Krk
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This big island located in the Northern Adriatis sea, is known for the many dialects its residents speak – four! It is also interesting that Christianity appeared on Krk as early as in the 5th century A.D. Through its development, the Frankopan family became known as on of the most powerful families on Krk in that time. Having been under a lot of different rulers over the time, the Glagolitik alphabet was also created on Krk and is mose memorable for the Baška Tablet.
This homey tavern is located in one of the most beautiful parts of Krk, within the walls of the Old Town of Krk. It is most famously known for their pizza, as well as Croatian specialities such as homemade pasta in scampi sauce or chicken in gorgonzola, radicchio, spinach and walnut sauce.
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Konoba Galija
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This homey tavern is located in one of the most beautiful parts of Krk, within the walls of the Old Town of Krk. It is most famously known for their pizza, as well as Croatian specialities such as homemade pasta in scampi sauce or chicken in gorgonzola, radicchio, spinach and walnut sauce.
Opened in 1981, this family-run tavern is all you can ask for when it comes to local cuisine. It is decorated with a place for oil production, as well as an olive press, praising Krk’s history and nature.
Nono
Opened in 1981, this family-run tavern is all you can ask for when it comes to local cuisine. It is decorated with a place for oil production, as well as an olive press, praising Krk’s history and nature.
This lovely restaurant is located just by the pool of the Krk Camping Resort. It provides the guests with a private atmosphere as well as some of the Kvarner specialities, such as: Krk lamb, homemade pasts “šurlice” and a variety of native wine.
Bistro Politin
This lovely restaurant is located just by the pool of the Krk Camping Resort. It provides the guests with a private atmosphere as well as some of the Kvarner specialities, such as: Krk lamb, homemade pasts “šurlice” and a variety of native wine.
Located in a peaceful fishermen village and covered by the shade of old oak trees and sand beaches, Camp Njivice is a perfect oasis for a quiet vacation. A beautiful walking trail leads to the centre of Njivice where a number of restaurants and bars can be visited.
camp Njivice
41 Primorska cesta
Located in a peaceful fishermen village and covered by the shade of old oak trees and sand beaches, Camp Njivice is a perfect oasis for a quiet vacation. A beautiful walking trail leads to the centre of Njivice where a number of restaurants and bars can be visited.
Just a short walk from the centre of Krk, Ježevec camp is awarded with the Blue Flag, an award given only to the most beautiful and eco-friendly beaches and marinas. Its beautiful pebble beach is a great way to relax and have fun, as well as a summer stage and a beach bar, a pool, sport activities and various events.
Ježevac Premium Camping Resort by Valamar
Just a short walk from the centre of Krk, Ježevec camp is awarded with the Blue Flag, an award given only to the most beautiful and eco-friendly beaches and marinas. Its beautiful pebble beach is a great way to relax and have fun, as well as a summer stage and a beach bar, a pool, sport activities and various events.
This small medieval town is located on a small hill on the biggest peninsula in Croatia, Istria. It is famous for its prolific grounds which hide some real treasures – truffles, a local delicacy. Motovun is known for fine wine and dining, including the native variety Fakin Wine, truffles and Benčić Rakija. Amongst Croatian it is known as the city of Veli Jože and his legend.
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Motovun
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This small medieval town is located on a small hill on the biggest peninsula in Croatia, Istria. It is famous for its prolific grounds which hide some real treasures – truffles, a local delicacy. Motovun is known for fine wine and dining, including the native variety Fakin Wine, truffles and Benčić Rakija. Amongst Croatian it is known as the city of Veli Jože and his legend.
This old railway built in 1902, connecting Trieste with Poreč has been converted into a cycling track for tourists, as well as a walking track for explorers.
Parenzana Train
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This old railway built in 1902, connecting Trieste with Poreč has been converted into a cycling track for tourists, as well as a walking track for explorers.
The longest river in Istria, Mirna is located under the lush hill. Its name translates to “calm” and the beautiful untouched nature surely justify its name.
Mirna
The longest river in Istria, Mirna is located under the lush hill. Its name translates to “calm” and the beautiful untouched nature surely justify its name.
Grožnjan is the only town in Croatia to have an Italian majority living in it. It is also known as the town or art and music and is most famous for tis Jazz Festival.
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Grožnjan
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Grožnjan is the only town in Croatia to have an Italian majority living in it. It is also known as the town or art and music and is most famous for tis Jazz Festival.
The Borgonja tavern is tucked on a quiet street in a quiet Croatian courtyard. It is known for its fresh Croatian cuisine and a variety of native Croatian wine such as wine Diklić, malvasia and teran as well as Franc Arman, Degrassi and many others.
Taverna Borgonja
11 Ul. Istarska
The Borgonja tavern is tucked on a quiet street in a quiet Croatian courtyard. It is known for its fresh Croatian cuisine and a variety of native Croatian wine such as wine Diklić, malvasia and teran as well as Franc Arman, Degrassi and many others.
The camp is located not so far away from the small fishermen town Fažana and the ancient city Pula. It is a great place for a family vacation and is very convenient if wanting to visit The National park Brijuni.
Kamp Pineta
41 Perojska
The camp is located not so far away from the small fishermen town Fažana and the ancient city Pula. It is a great place for a family vacation and is very convenient if wanting to visit The National park Brijuni.
The Porto Sale camp is located on a quiet location, and provides a ranger of pebble and sand beaches, is covered by thick shade and provides a range of activities for an active holiday.
Camp Porto Sole
The Porto Sale camp is located on a quiet location, and provides a ranger of pebble and sand beaches, is covered by thick shade and provides a range of activities for an active holiday.
This restaurant is located in Rovinj, and provides only the best and fresh food for their customers. Located in a quiet garden with a luxury pool, Barba Danilo restaurant is perfect for trying the local cuisine paired with Croatian finest wine.
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Barba Danilo
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This restaurant is located in Rovinj, and provides only the best and fresh food for their customers. Located in a quiet garden with a luxury pool, Barba Danilo restaurant is perfect for trying the local cuisine paired with Croatian finest wine.
This family-run tavern is located in Umag and was established in 2006. Even though being a fairly young tavern, is already has quite the reputation. It is famous for fresh dishes and the interior with music, perfect for groups and relaxed dinners.
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Konoba Nono
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This family-run tavern is located in Umag and was established in 2006. Even though being a fairly young tavern, is already has quite the reputation. It is famous for fresh dishes and the interior with music, perfect for groups and relaxed dinners.
This restaurant is located in central Istria, and it is most famous for traditional Istrian dishes, such as prosciutto or hand-made paste in asparagus or mushroom sauce, as well as the finest Istrian wine.
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KONOBA VELA VRATA
39 Beram
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This restaurant is located in central Istria, and it is most famous for traditional Istrian dishes, such as prosciutto or hand-made paste in asparagus or mushroom sauce, as well as the finest Istrian wine.
Located at the bottom of St. Eufamija Church in Rovinj, this Michellin-awarded restaurant is every gourmet’s dream.
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Monte
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Located at the bottom of St. Eufamija Church in Rovinj, this Michellin-awarded restaurant is every gourmet’s dream.
One of the best wineries in Istria, if not the whole of Croatia. In 2018. Fakin wines won as mush as 9 gold medals for the quality and taste of their wine. Be sure to visit if You fancy only the best!
Fakin
20a Bataji
One of the best wineries in Istria, if not the whole of Croatia. In 2018. Fakin wines won as mush as 9 gold medals for the quality and taste of their wine. Be sure to visit if You fancy only the best!
Located at the South tip of the Istra peninsula, Pula is its largest city. It is known for its multitude of ancient Roman buildings, the most famous of which is the Pula Arena, one of the best preserved Roman amphitheatres, and its beautiful sea.
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Pula
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Located at the South tip of the Istra peninsula, Pula is its largest city. It is known for its multitude of ancient Roman buildings, the most famous of which is the Pula Arena, one of the best preserved Roman amphitheatres, and its beautiful sea.
Also known as the “Pulska arena”, it was constructed in 27 BC – 68 AD, and today it is the only remaining Roman amphitheatre to have four side towers and with all three Roman architectural orders entirely preserved.
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Pula Arena
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Also known as the “Pulska arena”, it was constructed in 27 BC – 68 AD, and today it is the only remaining Roman amphitheatre to have four side towers and with all three Roman architectural orders entirely preserved.
The Temple of Augustus in Pula is dedicated to the first Roman emperor, Augustus, and it was built around 14 B.C. on a podium with a tetra style pro style porch of Corinthian columns. It is considered to be one of the 2 best complete Roman monuments outside Italy.
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Temple of Augustus
b.b. Forum
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The Temple of Augustus in Pula is dedicated to the first Roman emperor, Augustus, and it was built around 14 B.C. on a podium with a tetra style pro style porch of Corinthian columns. It is considered to be one of the 2 best complete Roman monuments outside Italy.
The Arch of Sergii in Pula is an Ancient Roman triumphal arch that commemorates three brothers of the Sergii family, specifically Lucius Sergius Lepidus, a tribune serving in the twenty-ninth legion that participated in the Battle of Actium and disbanded in 27 BC .
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Arch of the Sergii
2 Flanatička ul.
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The Arch of Sergii in Pula is an Ancient Roman triumphal arch that commemorates three brothers of the Sergii family, specifically Lucius Sergius Lepidus, a tribune serving in the twenty-ninth legion that participated in the Battle of Actium and disbanded in 27 BC .
Poreč is a town on the western coast of the Istra peninsula, and it is most famous for its 6th century Euphrasian Basilica, which was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1997. The town is almost 2,000 years old, and is set around a harbour protected from the sea by the small island of Saint Nicholas.
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Poreč
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Poreč is a town on the western coast of the Istra peninsula, and it is most famous for its 6th century Euphrasian Basilica, which was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1997. The town is almost 2,000 years old, and is set around a harbour protected from the sea by the small island of Saint Nicholas.
The Euphrasian Basilica is also known as the Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption of Mary. It is a Roman Catholic basilica located in Poreč. It was built in the 6th century and is an excellent example of early Byzantine architecture in the Mediterranean region. It is a part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site from 1997.
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Euphrasian Basilica
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The Euphrasian Basilica is also known as the Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption of Mary. It is a Roman Catholic basilica located in Poreč. It was built in the 6th century and is an excellent example of early Byzantine architecture in the Mediterranean region. It is a part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site from 1997.
During its time, Labin was under the influence of a lot of different cultures. This medieval town is located on a hill above Rabac, and today is an administrative and cultural centre as well as a rich architectural heritage.
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Labin
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During its time, Labin was under the influence of a lot of different cultures. This medieval town is located on a hill above Rabac, and today is an administrative and cultural centre as well as a rich architectural heritage.
The Brijuni islands are a group of 14 Croatian island crating on of the most beautiful National parks in Croatia – The National Park Brijuni. There is a famous legend saying that Istria resembles heaven, while The NP Brijuni are the pieces of heaven protected from the devil by the Adriatic sea.
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Brijuni
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The Brijuni islands are a group of 14 Croatian island crating on of the most beautiful National parks in Croatia – The National Park Brijuni. There is a famous legend saying that Istria resembles heaven, while The NP Brijuni are the pieces of heaven protected from the devil by the Adriatic sea.
Rastoke is known as “the Small Lakes of Plitvice” thanks to the abundance of water and waterfall and the beautiful untouched nature. The two are actually connected through the Korana river.
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Rastoke
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Rastoke is known as “the Small Lakes of Plitvice” thanks to the abundance of water and waterfall and the beautiful untouched nature. The two are actually connected through the Korana river.
Smiljan is a small town in the Lika area. You will have the opportunity to explore the “Nikola Tesla memorial centre”, including the house where he grew up. You will get to know this genius and how he was able to change the world and see some of his inventions.
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Smiljan
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Smiljan is a small town in the Lika area. You will have the opportunity to explore the “Nikola Tesla memorial centre”, including the house where he grew up. You will get to know this genius and how he was able to change the world and see some of his inventions.
This beautiful restaurant is located in an area of untouched nature and forests. It is known for traditional meals of Lika such as forest mushrooms, pickled vegetables, freshly baked bread, and game dishes.
Golden Horseshoe
24 Smiljanska ul.
This beautiful restaurant is located in an area of untouched nature and forests. It is known for traditional meals of Lika such as forest mushrooms, pickled vegetables, freshly baked bread, and game dishes.
Velebit mountain is famous for its exceptional natural beauty and biodiversity and North Velebit has since been declared one of the many nature parks in Croatia. Within it there are two national parks – Paklenica and Northern Velebit. It is a great place for hiking or mountain climbing, and one of the most famous tracks is the Premužićeva track which provides the most magnificent view.
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Northern Velebit
96 Krasno
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Velebit mountain is famous for its exceptional natural beauty and biodiversity and North Velebit has since been declared one of the many nature parks in Croatia. Within it there are two national parks – Paklenica and Northern Velebit. It is a great place for hiking or mountain climbing, and one of the most famous tracks is the Premužićeva track which provides the most magnificent view.
Established in the second half of the 20th century, Runolist cheese factory is open for all cheese-lovers who want to taste some of the best cheese in all of Croatia.
Dairy Edelweiss, Grocery Krasno
Established in the second half of the 20th century, Runolist cheese factory is open for all cheese-lovers who want to taste some of the best cheese in all of Croatia.
This historic city has been included in the UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1997 for its Venetian architecture. Its beautiful Romanesque churches are complemented by the outstanding Renaissance and Baroque buildings from the Venetian period.
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Trogir
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This historic city has been included in the UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1997 for its Venetian architecture. Its beautiful Romanesque churches are complemented by the outstanding Renaissance and Baroque buildings from the Venetian period.
During the 20th century there were about 60 functional mills on the river Gacka. Today a few of those are still in use and are still doing their main function with the help of the river Gacka and its energy.
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Gacka
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During the 20th century there were about 60 functional mills on the river Gacka. Today a few of those are still in use and are still doing their main function with the help of the river Gacka and its energy.
The Grgić winery was established in 1996 by an expert Napa Walley winemaker. Today the winery is run by the Grgić family and they make the finest wines from Dalmatian grapes – Plavac Mali and Pošip.
Grgic Winery
The Grgić winery was established in 1996 by an expert Napa Walley winemaker. Today the winery is run by the Grgić family and they make the finest wines from Dalmatian grapes – Plavac Mali and Pošip.
Matuško is known as one of the biggest and well-known Croatian wine-tasting destinations. Located on Pelješac peninsula, You will be ably to try the best native varieties – such as Plavac Mali or Dingač.
Matusko Winery
Matuško is known as one of the biggest and well-known Croatian wine-tasting destinations. Located on Pelješac peninsula, You will be ably to try the best native varieties – such as Plavac Mali or Dingač.
The Gligora cheese factory is run by a family wanting to provide only the best products to their customers. Producing cheese runs in the family, and they use only the best recipes, some dating back even to 1918.
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SIRANA GLIGORA Ltd.
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The Gligora cheese factory is run by a family wanting to provide only the best products to their customers. Producing cheese runs in the family, and they use only the best recipes, some dating back even to 1918.
Zeleni Vir is an underground water source, surrounded by the lush Gorski Kotar vegetation and forests. The Devil’s Passage can be only accessed through the rocks, but it is known as one of Gorski Kotar’s most beautiful nature sensations.
Zeleni Vir, water spring
Zeleni Vir is an underground water source, surrounded by the lush Gorski Kotar vegetation and forests. The Devil’s Passage can be only accessed through the rocks, but it is known as one of Gorski Kotar’s most beautiful nature sensations.
Built between the 18th and 19th century, Kude’s bridge connects the two sides of Krupa river, decorated with 19 amazing waterfalls. Be sure to learn about the legend of Kude’s love for his girlfriend and the construction of the bridge!
Kudin most na Krupi
Built between the 18th and 19th century, Kude’s bridge connects the two sides of Krupa river, decorated with 19 amazing waterfalls. Be sure to learn about the legend of Kude’s love for his girlfriend and the construction of the bridge!
The Greeting to the Sun is a monument dedicated to the Sun and its energy. Formed in a big circle with various lighting instalments, it is the best place for a mesmerising sunset.
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The Greeting to the Sun
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The Greeting to the Sun is a monument dedicated to the Sun and its energy. Formed in a big circle with various lighting instalments, it is the best place for a mesmerising sunset.
The Sea Organ was built by Croatian architect Nikola Bašić in 2005 in order to redesign Zadar’s coast, and it provides the most beautiful music to Your ears, played by the blue Adriatic Sea and its waves.
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Sea Organ
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The Sea Organ was built by Croatian architect Nikola Bašić in 2005 in order to redesign Zadar’s coast, and it provides the most beautiful music to Your ears, played by the blue Adriatic Sea and its waves.
Originally called the church of Holy Trinity, in the 15th century it was renamed to the Church of St. Donatus. Built in the 9th century, the church is the largest Pre-Romanesque building in Croatia.
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Church of St. Donatus
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Originally called the church of Holy Trinity, in the 15th century it was renamed to the Church of St. Donatus. Built in the 9th century, the church is the largest Pre-Romanesque building in Croatia.
Known as the gateway to Kornati Islands, Šibenik is one of the most beautiful and important cities on the Dalmatian coast. It is most famous for its cathedral and St. Michael’s Fortress.
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Šibenik
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Known as the gateway to Kornati Islands, Šibenik is one of the most beautiful and important cities on the Dalmatian coast. It is most famous for its cathedral and St. Michael’s Fortress.
Dedicated to saint James the Greater, St. James’s Cathedral is the most important architectural monument of the Renaissance in the entire country and is located on UNESCO’s World Heritage List. It is most famous for the wreath of humane heads decorating the Cathedral.
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Cathedral of Saint James
1 Trg Republike Hrvatske
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Dedicated to saint James the Greater, St. James’s Cathedral is the most important architectural monument of the Renaissance in the entire country and is located on UNESCO’s World Heritage List. It is most famous for the wreath of humane heads decorating the Cathedral.
Split is one of the biggest cities in Croatia, and the biggest city in Dalmatia. It is known for its fortress-like city centre and Diocletian Palace as well for an abundance of beaches.
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Split
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Split is one of the biggest cities in Croatia, and the biggest city in Dalmatia. It is known for its fortress-like city centre and Diocletian Palace as well for an abundance of beaches.
Diocletian's Palace is an ancient palace built for the Roman Emperor Diocletian at the turn of the fourth century AD, that today forms about half the old town of Split. Since 1979 it has been listed on UNESCO’s World Heritage List, and it is one of the most visited places in Split.
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Diocletian's Palace
1 Dioklecijanova ul.
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Diocletian's Palace is an ancient palace built for the Roman Emperor Diocletian at the turn of the fourth century AD, that today forms about half the old town of Split. Since 1979 it has been listed on UNESCO’s World Heritage List, and it is one of the most visited places in Split.
Bačvice is the central beach in Split, teeming with life, fun and exciting people. On it, you will find almost everybody is playing “picigin”, a national ball game in Dalmatia.
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Bacvice Beach
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Bačvice is the central beach in Split, teeming with life, fun and exciting people. On it, you will find almost everybody is playing “picigin”, a national ball game in Dalmatia.
Makarska is a small city on the Adriatic coast, on a horseshoe shaped bay between the Biokovo mountains and the Adriatic Sea.
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Makarska
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Makarska is a small city on the Adriatic coast, on a horseshoe shaped bay between the Biokovo mountains and the Adriatic Sea.
Vis is the farthest inhabited island off the Croatian mainland. Once known for its thriving fishing industry in the late 19th and early 20th century, the main present-day industries on the island are agriculture and tourism. It is also known for “Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again” being filmed there.
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Vis
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Vis is the farthest inhabited island off the Croatian mainland. Once known for its thriving fishing industry in the late 19th and early 20th century, the main present-day industries on the island are agriculture and tourism. It is also known for “Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again” being filmed there.
Also known as the Blue Grotto, it is one of the most impressing and beautiful caves you will ever see. The natural blue light makes the water look extremely clear, and this phenomenon can only be seen for a limited time of the day.
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Modra špilja
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Also known as the Blue Grotto, it is one of the most impressing and beautiful caves you will ever see. The natural blue light makes the water look extremely clear, and this phenomenon can only be seen for a limited time of the day.
‘Sister’ to two popular pizzerias of the same name in Zagreb, Karijola serves up thin-crust concoctions with high-quality toppings. Try the Karijola (tomato, garlic, mozzarella, rocket and prosciutto.
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Pizzeria Karijola
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‘Sister’ to two popular pizzerias of the same name in Zagreb, Karijola serves up thin-crust concoctions with high-quality toppings. Try the Karijola (tomato, garlic, mozzarella, rocket and prosciutto.
Reaching a height of 587m, this mountain dominates the western end of Vis. The very top is off limits, but you can drive up and park a little before the end of the road, and enjoy the view overlooking the town of Komiža.
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Mount Hum
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Reaching a height of 587m, this mountain dominates the western end of Vis. The very top is off limits, but you can drive up and park a little before the end of the road, and enjoy the view overlooking the town of Komiža.
Besides having the most sun hours than all the island in Croatia, Hvar is special for a number of other things. Some of those are: the amazing lavender growing throughout the island, a number of fresh water springs, the vineyards, olive groves, and overall the beautiful nature.
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Hvar
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Besides having the most sun hours than all the island in Croatia, Hvar is special for a number of other things. Some of those are: the amazing lavender growing throughout the island, a number of fresh water springs, the vineyards, olive groves, and overall the beautiful nature.
The gorgeous Paklinski Islands are located just a short boat ride from Hvar, and are known for the most amazing beaches and hidden parts, as well as its vegetation and abundance of sea life.
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Paklinski Islands
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The gorgeous Paklinski Islands are located just a short boat ride from Hvar, and are known for the most amazing beaches and hidden parts, as well as its vegetation and abundance of sea life.
Grapčeva cave is very important for the culture of Hvar, since item dating back to 4 B.C. have been found in it. Be sure to visit the cave and learn more about the interesting history of Hvar.
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Grapčeva cave
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Grapčeva cave is very important for the culture of Hvar, since item dating back to 4 B.C. have been found in it. Be sure to visit the cave and learn more about the interesting history of Hvar.
Starigrad is one of the oldest towns in all of Europe, and it is located on Hvar. It is most famous for the Starigrad Plain, which is a part of UNESCO World Heritage Site list.
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Starigrad
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Starigrad is one of the oldest towns in all of Europe, and it is located on Hvar. It is most famous for the Starigrad Plain, which is a part of UNESCO World Heritage Site list.
Brač is Croatia’s longest island and it is famous for Zlatni Rat, the most photographed beach in Croatia. Brač’s Vidova gora is a mountain filled with activities, and its top is also the highest mountain point in Dalmatia.
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Brač
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Brač is Croatia’s longest island and it is famous for Zlatni Rat, the most photographed beach in Croatia. Brač’s Vidova gora is a mountain filled with activities, and its top is also the highest mountain point in Dalmatia.
Zlatni Rat is the most famous and most visited beach on the island of Brač. Also known as the Golden Horn, this beach is listed as on of the top beaches in Europe!
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Golden Horn
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Zlatni Rat is the most famous and most visited beach on the island of Brač. Also known as the Golden Horn, this beach is listed as on of the top beaches in Europe!
Supetar is the largest town on the island Brač with 3 other villages besides Supetar itself. Its name originated from the Latin “St. Peter”, which roughly translates to Croatian amongst locals as “Supetar”.
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Supetar
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Supetar is the largest town on the island Brač with 3 other villages besides Supetar itself. Its name originated from the Latin “St. Peter”, which roughly translates to Croatian amongst locals as “Supetar”.
Children and animal lovers will like the Sutivan Nature Park, just 2 kilometres from Milna. The park includes botanic gardens, different contents for children (swings, freestones, trampoline), fish-fontain and a restaurant that serves delicious local specialities.
Sutivan
Children and animal lovers will like the Sutivan Nature Park, just 2 kilometres from Milna. The park includes botanic gardens, different contents for children (swings, freestones, trampoline), fish-fontain and a restaurant that serves delicious local specialities.
Built in 1333 as a part of the Republic of Dubrovnik, the main goal of the Ston Walls was to protect the Pelješac peninsula. The Stone Walls are 7000 metres long, and it is often said they are the smaller version of the Great Wall of China.
Ston Walls Entrance
Built in 1333 as a part of the Republic of Dubrovnik, the main goal of the Ston Walls was to protect the Pelješac peninsula. The Stone Walls are 7000 metres long, and it is often said they are the smaller version of the Great Wall of China.
This museum-city is on of the greatest examples of a relationship between modern and historical. The main attraction of this magnificent city is its walls, 1940 metres long, which circumnavigate the entire city! But, don’t worry, the museum-city is filled with history and amazing nature views and the blue Adriatic Sea.
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Dubrovnik
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This museum-city is on of the greatest examples of a relationship between modern and historical. The main attraction of this magnificent city is its walls, 1940 metres long, which circumnavigate the entire city! But, don’t worry, the museum-city is filled with history and amazing nature views and the blue Adriatic Sea.
This small district near Dubrovnik is mostly known for Trsteno Arboretum, the oldest arboretum in these parts of Europe. The legend says that it was established by the family Gozze as early as the 15th century. See for Your self the various plant species growing here that had been brought back from different parts of the world.
Trsteno, Tuhelj
This small district near Dubrovnik is mostly known for Trsteno Arboretum, the oldest arboretum in these parts of Europe. The legend says that it was established by the family Gozze as early as the 15th century. See for Your self the various plant species growing here that had been brought back from different parts of the world.
This little archipelago of islands is very famous for its green vegetation and beautiful beaches attracting many tourists every year. The name comes from the Old Greeks, who are believed to be the first inhabitants of these islands.
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Elaphiti Islands
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This little archipelago of islands is very famous for its green vegetation and beautiful beaches attracting many tourists every year. The name comes from the Old Greeks, who are believed to be the first inhabitants of these islands.