A cobalt blue, turquoise and green tapestry along the Adriatic Sea, Croatia sparkles in the mornings and glitters at night. Things to do in Croatia are rugged in islands, rivers, beaches and the peaks; ancient in museums, forts, palaces and temples yet modern and stylish in cosmopolitan cities. Croatian cuisine is also varied from one region to another but lobster is the best known speciality throughout the region with Croatian wine. Fresh breads and seafood with olive oil are some of the famous food items. Things to do in Croatia are thrilling and enticing.
Plitvice Lakes National Park
There are 16 fresh water lakes flowing over the limestone and chalk deposits and have created natural caves and wonderful waterfalls. This thick forest is a home to birds and butterflies, wolves and bears and many other rare animal species.
Diocletian’s Palace, Split
Built between the 3rd and 4th century AD, ruins of the edifice are found everywhere in the city center. Medieval cathedral, 12th – 13th century Romanesque churches, 15th century Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque palaces form this massive palace.
The island is located in Adriatic Sea with having 68 km long fertile coastal area and is considered one of the famous and unusual island in the world. There are limestone and dolomite hills, freshwater springs, vineyards, pine forests and gardens of olives, fruits and lavenders make fresh and fragrant atmosphere.
Croatian Museum of Naïve Art, Zagreb
This fine art museum is located in the 18th century Raffay Palace. It holds over 1,850 artworks of 20th century Croatian and international artists including prints, paintings, drawings and sculptures.
This hill is 178 m high that offers a scenic view of the city and mountains around. Covered with thick Mediterranean pine forest, the hill is found on the city peninsula. There are trails for jogging and walking.
Euphrasian Basilica, Porec
This complex is the best example of the 4th century Byzantine architecture. Apart from basilica itself there is an episcopal palace having the bell tower, an atrium, a sacristy and baptistery make it a magnificent religious architecture.
Pula Arena, Pula
This Roman amphitheater was built in the 1st century and one of the six largest amphitheaters in the world. Located on a slope along the harbour, this limestone structure was used for festivals and gladiator fights.
Fort Lovrijenac, Dubrovnik
Located on a 37 m high hill facing the Adriatic Sea, this triangular fort is also known as St. Lawrence Fortress or Dubrovnik’s Gibraltar. It was built in the 11th century with having 60 cm thick walls.
Temple of Augustus, Pula
This Roman temple was built probably in the 1st century AD, which was dedicated to the first Roman Emperor Augustus. Its façade is decorated with bronze Latin inscriptions and richly carved with motifs of acanthus, vine, fruits and birds.
This traditional village is nestled besides the Korana River that is flowing majestically and offers varied excursions for tourists. Enjoy the most awful experience while camping, walking, hiking, cycling, canoeing, rafting and swimming in this most fascinating place.