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Croatia Tourist Attractions - Many It Has!

A small sample of many tourist attractions Croatia has on offer

There are a number of options when it comes to European holiday destinations and this includes some hidden gems beyond the usual favorites. Croatia is one such location to consider, with this country being an affordable destination that has some fantastic attractions for visitors to enjoy.

From beaches to historic sites to picturesque scenery, Croatia is a pretty amazing holiday spot. In its "Secret Europe" mini guide, Lonely Planet has recently included two locations from Croatia amongst 50 of Europe's Best-Kept Secrets - the island of Lošinj and the Museum of Street Art in Zagreb.

Town of Komiža, in Croatia
Located on the west side of the Island of Vis, Komiža is a small picturesque town typical of many small towns located along the Croatia's Adriatic coastline and its islands  (Image by

Where to head

There are all kinds of destinations to choose from when considering a trip to Croatia. Many of these lie along the country’s Adriatic coastline, with Dubrovnik city being the most prominent. This city is considered the jewel of the country and is steeped in history.

Other locations to visit on the coastline include Split and Pula, and the islands of Korcula and Hvar are also impressive destinations. The capital of Croatia, Zagreb, lies in the north west of the country and is the largest city. Its northern section, Gornji Grad, dates back to medieval times and is a popular spot for tourists. However, these are only a few of the places to stay. Anyone looking to save some travel money with bargain holidays online can find plenty of places to choose from.

Blue tram in Zagreb
Blue trams are a popular means of transport in the city of Zagreb, arriving here to one of many public squares in the city  (Image by

What to see

Croatia’s natural beauty is one of its top attractions and one of the best is the Plitvice Lakes, with the area around these 16 connected lakes designated as a national park. There are also many historic buildings to see around the country. This includes the Roman amphitheater in Pula, the Diocletian’s Palace in Split, and the Euphrasian Basilica in Porec.

Walking the historic walls that surround Dubrovnik is something that many visitors to Croatia want to do. Other attractions include the mountain scenery around the Premuzic Trail and exploring the Elaphite Islands.

Roman amphiteater in Pula
The Pula Arena is the only remaining Roman amphitheater with four side towers and with its Roman architecture entirely preserved  (Image by

Anything else?

Croatia has warm sunny weather during the spring and summer seasons. This is especially so along the coastline, with a Mediterranean climate making it a fine destination for tourists. The climate is also perfect for vineyards and this means there are some delicious wines to enjoy with delicious Croatian cuisine.

Anyone looking for an affordable vacation in Europe will find plenty of bargain holidays online when it comes to Croatia. Added to the great attractions the country has to offer, this makes it a splendid destination for all to have the time of their lives.

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