47 Things to Do in Zagreb

The Croatian coastline including Split, the island of Hvar, and Dubrovnik to the south may dominate the normal traveller’s itinerary. It is time to put Zagreb on the map. Here are our 47 best things to do in Croatia’s premier city.     Number 1: Sample the Food         The first port ...

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Top Vacation Destinations From Each Country In Europe [Infographic]

Croatia Will Take Your Breath Away (And Here’s Why)

    Croatia is a destination that has burst onto the tourist scene. Attracting more visitors than ever before, tourists from all over the globe are falling for its golden beaches, historic cities, and spectacular national parks.     If you’re interested in visiting Croatia, you’ll be spoiled for choice when it comes to putting ...

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Shakespeare from Dubrovnik: The Story of Marin Držić Vidra

“He who puts his best foot forward is a king among men. “ (Uncle Maroye)   If you’ve been to Dubrovnik or just planning your trip there, and you happen to be a booklover and a bookworm, this is going to be a great read for you. Sit in your cosy chair, take your tea, coffee, ...

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TIMELESS STORY – Croatian Cultural Heritage – timelapse

Camera & edit: Mario Romulić & Dražen Stojčić Creative concept & story: Vjekoslav Bošković Music: Slaven Batorek Sound mixing: Goran Đurković

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Do You Need a Visa To Visit Croatia?

Travellers from the United Kingdom and other European countries can travel freely to Croatia provided they hold a valid passport. Visitors from EU countries can use their identity cards instead of passports.     Travellers from the United States, Canada, Australia and New Zealand do not require visa to travel to Croatia.     If ...

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7 AMAZING Facts About the Krka National Park

    The Krka National Park is one of the most popular tourist sites in Croatia. A natural wonder that features awe-inspiring waterfalls and a huge range of natural flora and fauna, Krka is a stunning jewel in Croatia’s crown. If you want to find out more about this incredible part of the planet, read ...

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The Croatia Tourism Board Wins Best Promotional Video at the Travel Video Awards! [Video]

Croatian Tourist Board is this year’s winner of the best promotional video in tourism! Featuring Croatia’s celebrities including Luka Modrić and Mario Mandžukić, world-famous football players, this video has received an influential TVA award of Citizine Networks and National Association of Broadcasters.   If you need more reasons to visit this magnificent country, take a ...

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Adriatic in Croatia – the most beautiful sea coast in the world [Video]

9 Interesting Facts About The Dubrovnik City Walls

Traditional Croatian Hairstyles

Preserving the culture and traditions of a nation is seen as incredibly important. After all, it is only possible to know where you are going if you know where you have been, and traditions and culture help to keep one eye on the days gone by. Traditions influence a variety of different areas of life, ...

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Rick Steves’ Europe – The Best Of Slovenia [Video]

Northern Istria: Who Lives in ‘Croatian Tuscany’?

Rick Steves’ Europe – Dubrovnik And Balkan Side-trips [Video]

Guide to Istria: Of Roman Ruins, Magical Towns And Famous Films

The Croatian National Tourist Board dubbed it the terra magica a few years ago – the magic land in translation.   Trust me, it is magical indeed! Born and raised in Istria, I have travelled the region extensively and am looking forward to sharing my experiences and stories with you.   So let’s start at the ...

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Rick Steves’ Europe – Croatia: Adriatic Delights [Video]

15 Things You Didn’t Know About Croatia [Video]

Guide to Croatia Island Hopping Holidays

Like all coastal destinations, Croatia is best seen and experienced from the sea. Whether you decide to embark on one of the cruise holidays or a tailor-made island hopping tour, get ready to spend most of your travel time on board the cruise ships, ferries and catamarans.   One of the advantages of the Croatian ...

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What to Drink in Croatia

New Year’s Eve is only days away now, and it’s time to get ready for the most extraordinary party of the year! Make sure you have enough champagne to celebrate the commencement of 2018 at midnight, but don’t forget the “usual suspects” such as wine, gin and beer to go with the festive dinner and ...

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Croatia’s Most Popular Destinations

Croatia is becoming one of the most popular summer destinations in Europe. Not only does this small country offer beautiful beaches, extraordinary national parks and exciting nightlife, it also boasts ten UNESCO-protected sights. The most visited is the magnificent Dubrovnik Old Town, but the Ancient Diocletian’s Palace in Split and the Roman Arena in Pula ...

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Bosnia And Herzegovina Travel: What You Need To Know

  Croatia shares a long borderline with the picturesque country of Bosnia and Herzegovina, often simply called BiH by its inhabitants and neighbours. Although still fairly undiscovered by foreign travellers, this beautiful country is definitely worth a visit. We’ve done some research and visited the country ourselves to give you tips about visiting Bosnia and ...

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Diocletian’s Palace: An Ancient Masterpiece in the Heart of Split

The modern-day city of Split is centred around the beautiful Ancient Roman palace, protected by UNESCO since 1979. When in Split, the first place most tourists visit is the palace, always lively and with something going on. Within its walls, you’ll come across many fine restaurants, bars and cafés, little shops and boutiques. But how ...

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10 of Croatia’s Most Beautiful Destinations (in Pictures)

When travelling somewhere for the first time, many tourists usually search for the most beautiful destinations to visit in the country or region. The choice will vary from person to person and what is beautiful to me might not be beautiful to you.   However, there are places in this tiny country that most tourists ...

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11 Amazing Croatia Nature Pictures

Croatia is more than just pretty old towns, medieval walls and fine restaurants. It is also stunning waterfalls, beautiful sunsets, magnificent mountains and valleys! The Velebit Mountain, the Plitvice Lakes National Park surrounded by wonderful forests, the fantastic Blue Cave near Biševo Island and the forests of Slavonia are some of Croatia’s prettiest natural sites. ...

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Things to do & see in Split, Croatia

Split is my favourite place in Dalmatia. If I could, I’d go back to Split all the time for city breaks and summer holidays, but a small part of me wants to see the rest of the world, too. When I was a teenager, I would come to visit over summer to visit my cousins ...

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Napoleon in Croatia & the Fall of the Dubrovnik Republic

In 1794, a group of revolutionaries caused an incident in Zagreb, the capital of Croatia. They erected and decorated a “Liberty Tree”, where a revolutionary poem was written. It was an appeal to Croatian people to support the ideas of the French revolution. “Why should the Croatians wage a war against the French”, asks the ...

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Why Croatians Love Britain?

Croatia has recently become a hit in the United Kingdom and is possibly the most popular European summer destination. British tourists have overflown Dubrovnik walls, Hvar Old Town and Zrće Beach. It is more common than ever to hear the British accent on the streets of Zagreb, Split, Zadar and Pula. But what do Croatians ...

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Forget Hvar, Here’s Where You Should Go Instead

A hard-working mother lives on a dreamy Greek island with her daughter whose wedding day is approaching. To identify her real father, the daughter invites three of her mother’s ex-boyfriends to the wedding without her mother’s knowledge. Meryl Streep plays the mother and Pierce Brosnan plays (one of the) fathers. All hell breaks loose. Mamma ...

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Croatia’s Most Interesting Attractions (Apart from Dubrovnik)

At Tour Croatia, we organise a lot of holidays to Dubrovnik. And while this beautiful UNESCO-protected Medieval city is worth a visit, there are so many other places in Croatia that a well-travelled person should not miss. With that in mind, we’ve had a closer look into other tourist attractions in Croatia. The list below ...

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The Unconventional Guide to Croatia Holidays

If you’ve been to Croatia or know somebody who’s been, then you’re familiar with the usual holiday itinerary most visitors go for: Dubrovnik – Hvar – Split or Dubrovnik only. Yes, the UNESCO-protected walls of this Medieval Old Town are fascinating, but staying there is rather pricey. Moreover, if you’ve done this itinerary yourself, you ...

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The Best Hotels in Croatia (And Where to Find Them)

Where to stay in Croatia? When travelling to the destination for the first time, it’s sometimes difficult to choose the best place to stay. We have created a list of our favourite hotels in Croatia, starting from those in Zagreb area and finishing with our top picks in Split, Hvar, Korčula and Dubrovnik.   Wellness ...

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Holidays to Croatia from Manchester

Thanks to flights with Jet2, Ryanair and Easyjet, it is now very easy to get to Croatia’s most beautiful destinations from Manchester.   The tiny ex-Yugoslav country of Croatia has become very popular during the past decade. Some argue this has happened because of the Game of Thrones TV series which was filmed in Dubrovnik, ...

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Best Day Trips from Zagreb

Due to its ideal geographical position in central Croatia, Zagreb is a perfect starting point for exciting day trips, activities and holidays in and around Croatia and its neighbouring countries. With good train and coach connections to other European centres, and direct ferries to Italy, travellers can easily reach other exciting destinations from Zagreb.   ...

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The 10 UNESCO Protected Sites in Croatia [Infographic]

  Want to share this image on your site? Just copy and paste the embed code below: The 10 UNESCO Protected Sites in Croatia [Infographic], courtesy of Tour Croatia   Thanks to its rich history and stunning nature, Croatia boasts 10 UNESCO-protected sights, two of which have been added to the list in 2017. Dubrovnik ...

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The Wonders Of Zagreb: A Fantastic Day In Croatian Capital

Zagreb is one of my favourite topics to write about. And one of my favourite places to visit. Even though I spent five years of my life in Zagreb, it seems one can never get tired of this tiny capital city. So here I go again – writing about Zagreb and its most beautiful sights, ...

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Cheap flights from UK Airports to Croatia in 2018

The summer season 2017 is now officially over and many travellers are back from their holidays, developing family holiday pictures or sharing them on social media. Now when you’ve unpacked your bags and started getting ready for autumn, it is a perfect time to… well, book your 2018 summer holiday!   With that in mind, ...

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6 Reasons Never to Visit Split, Croatia

The biggest city of Croatia’s southern region of Dalmatia, popular for the Ancient Roman UNESCO-protected palace in its centre. So… another former Roman colony and more ruins to observe? Big deal. Why not just go to Italy and see bigger stuff, not just a couple of Ancient remains scattered around…   Here are the top ...

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