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GENERAL INFORMATION

Croatia is a country in Central Europe. Up North it borders Slovenia, North East Hungary, East Serbia and Bosnia and Herzegovina and Montenegro on South. The capital is Zagreb.
Croatia still has the charm of a lady who shows, but does not show off, her splendor. This beautiful country with its lengthened shape, stretches for most of the Adriatic Sea. It is a very interesting and stimulating tourist destination, a land that waits to be discovered, for all kind of travelers.

BEACHES IN CROATIA

Croatia built a strong tourist reputation throughout the years, thanks to the variety of its landscapes and the beauty of its beaches and more than one thousand islands, most of which can easily be reached via ferry.
Almost all enchanting Croatian beaches are rocky, but you can also find pebbles and, to some less extent, also sandy ones. All offer a crystal clear sea, so it is easy to find a beach that suits both your taste and your needs. You can find those with facilities for children, equipped for beach volley, with coffees, restaurants, up to the wildest ones with unexplored parts.
Following are some top choice beaches in Croatia:

Top beaches in Istria:

  • Kamenjak spit, in the natural reserve of Kamenkak in Premantura, close to Medulin, for those who love rocks and pinewoods;
  • Borik Beach, one of the best public beaches in Rovinj, with rocks and pebbles, easy to access because of its shallow waters and with a very quiet panoramic view;
  • Brulo Beach in Poreč, a very rocky beach with white pebbles surrounded by a beautiful pinewood.

Top beaches in Dalmatia:

  • Bibinke Beach, one of the most beautiful beaches near Zadar. This beach is never really crowded, and therefore is the ideal place for those who love diving, sailing boat and windsurf;
  • Soline Beach, an intended beach in Biograd, in Northern Dalmatia, with clear crystal waters and a remarkable panoramic view;
  • Banje Beach in Dubrovnik, one of Southern Dalmatia most beautiful beaches, accessible by a stone staircase.

Top beaches in the Islands:

  • Paradise Beach in Rab Island, a long, sandy beach with shallow waters, very organized with a lot of facilities;
  • Stara Baska in Krk Island, reachable by a long pathway. A very beautiful pebble beach with clear waters;
  • Zlatni Rat in Brač Island, the biggest island in Dalmatia. This beach is also known as the Golden Horn because of its expanse and transparent waters.

WORLD HERITAGE - THE UNESCO SITES

After the Croatian war for independence, the doors of tourism opened up, and Croatia became a very affordable and easy to reach tourist place. Today it is a very sought after destination by the more than 12 million tourist per year who visit it. Croatia has plenty of beautiful natural landscapes as well as a unique historical and cultural heritage, with many sites protected by UNESCO as a world heritage, like the Episcopal Complex of the Euphrasian Basilica in the Historic Center of Poreč, built between the fifth and sixth century; the Historic City of Trogir, an outstanding example of a medieval urban structure; the beautifully preserved Palace of Diocletian and the Historical Complex of Split, built between the third and fourth century; Plitvice Lakes National Park with its lakes, grottoes and waterfalls; the Cathedral of St James in Šibenik, an outstanding Gothic building whose design has been influenced by the Northern Italian Gothic Style, Dalmatia and Tuscany, between the fifteenth and sixteenth century; the Old City of Dubrovnik, also known as the pearl of the Adriatic, an old powerful city on the thirteenth century; Stari Grad Plain, in the island of Hvar, the best preserved ancient Greek structure in the whole Mediterranean area.

CULTURAL CITIES IN CROATIA

Croatia is a country with a lot of interesting cities whose historical and cultural heritage dates back to Greek and Roman times, The Republic of Venice and the Austro-Hungarian empire, as well as Slavic influences. Cities worth a visit are Split, an excellent cultural environment; Dubrovnik and its old city; the capital Zagreb, with its Decorated style palaces, its museums and monuments.

EVENTS IN CROATIA

There are lots of events and shows in the entire country, mainly from February to November. No matter if you are looking for culture or if you want to have fun. There is a wide range of offers and choices like the Carnival in Rijeka; the biennial exhibition in Zagreb, the Dubrovnik Summer Festival between July and August, St. Martin's Day in November and much more.

CURRENCY

Despite its entrance in the European Union in 2013, Croatia kept its currency, the Croatian Kuna, divided in 100 Lipa. The exchange rate with the Euro is about 7.50.