Croatia holidays are packed with rich culture, blissful beaches and captivating scenic views. Croatia is actually one of Europe’s sunniest destinations, where you can expect almost 13 hours of sizzling sun across the summer months. Avid sailors flock to Croatia for its perfect waters, with Split being a prime spot to enjoy the waves and soak up the summer sun.
Croatia’s beautiful capital, Zagreb reels holidaymakers in each year with its vast choice of attractions, winding cobbled streets, fascinating art deco buildings and of course its location, which neighbours the wondrous Plitvice National Park. The 16th century stone walls which surround Dubrovnik’s Old Town are an example of Croatia’s perfectly preserved medieval history.
Hvar’s rich history all began in 384 BC, when it was colonised by the Greeks. Now, Croatia holidays are filled with memories of Hvar’s intriguing past. Hvar Fortress and St. Stephen’s Cathedral are just a few of the many fascinating and historical sights of Hvar, and that’s not forgetting the glittering harbour, The Harbour of Hvar.
Croatia’s landscapes and activities are amazing, but the festivals this country throws are a key reason why travellers return to Croatia, time and time again. Two-step to your favourite artists under the summer heat at Hideout festival, Defected Croatia and INMusic festival in Zagreb, to name a few of the festivals here.
The whole of beautiful Dubrovnik can be viewed from the top of the Srd Hill on a Dubrovnik Cable Car, which invites travellers to soar 778 metres above the skies, with around 37 miles of Croatian land and sights to admire from up above.
Croatia is home to some extraordinary beaches, from secluded coves to family favourites. Take a dip in crystalline turquoise waters at Zlatni Rat Beach, snorkel with the native fish at Stiniva, or skim across the seafront on a jet ski over to one of Čiovo’s mesmerising beaches.SEE ALL GUIDES
Eating in Croatia is one of the highlights of visiting this beautiful country. Enjoy some of Croatia’s finest delicacies, from lavish lobster in Dalmatia, Pogača bread and delicious goulash. HERITAGE in Zagreb is the perfect eatery for traditional Croatian cuisine; don’t forget to taste the sumptuous Dalmatian wine, too.SEE ALL GUIDES
Sightseeing in Croatia is spectacular, ranging from Dubrovnik’s ancient walls and forts, lavish palaces, the Roman Amphitheatre and fascinating mountain scenery at Paklenica National Park. Croatia is even home to a remarkably preserved ancient building, Cathedral of St Domnius.SEE ALL GUIDES