The City of Dubrovnik is buzzing with life all year around. The astonishing beauty of the marble-clad Old Town is only to be found within the city walls. It is always full of people in the squares, in the small alleyways, in the cafés and in the bars. The clean beaches and the crystal-clear blue water surrounding the city walls of Dubrovnik captivate the visitor with their charm.
If you are looking for a place suitable for a vacation, free of industrial and urban parts of the world in which we live, you would surely, among many places, choose Zagorje. It is an oasis of preserved nature, greenery, clean air and mild, healing waters. Cultural heritage of feudalism in this area marks the architecture harmony of many castles and manor houses with idyllic nature. Krapina Zagorje County is well-known by castles, Krapina Neanderthal and termal springs translated into modern baths with excellent hotels and gastronomic offer.
Opatija, often called the queen of the Adriatic, is one of Croatia's most famous destinations, boasting a tradition of welcoming visitors dating back more than 160 years. Located at the edge of the Mediterranean, on the slopes of Mount Učka gently descending towards the coast of Kvarner Bay, Opatija with its local climate, beautiful architecture, quality hotels and luxurious, well-tended parks and promenades, offers plenty of possibilities for a pleasant stay throughout the year. Get to know Opatija, and let Opatija get to know you!
Jewel of the verdant peninsula of Istria, Pula is the province’s largest city and forms a dramatic gateway to the seductive, crystalline waters of the Adriatic. Situated at the southernmost tip of the area, which has come to be known as ’the new Tuscany’ for its bright medieval hilltop towns and ancient ruins, Pula boasts a rich and varied cultural heritage. The city is bordered by national parks remarkable for their astounding unspoilt natural beauty and is celebrated for its wonderfully preserved Roman amphitheatre and forum, which form a dramatic backdrop for leisurely strolls from the old town to the coast.
Rijeka is in an exceptional location, at the point where the Adriatic Sea has entered the European coast furthest inland, and that is why the rich history of this city is tied to the sea. Rijeka is the third largest town in the Republic of Croatia, and is the main town of Primorsko-Goranska County. Because of its openness towards the outside world, the city is known for its hospitality. The influences of numerous cultures and nations can be seen in the town, and Rijeka has to this day remained a town of tolerance and coexistence.
The coastline of the Atlantic Sea cradles the elegance of the historical city of Split. Chosen by the Roman emperor Diocletian as his city of residence, Split accommodates his Palace, an over 1700 years old giant that comprehends an intricate complex of quaint alleys and square. Due to its vastness and impressively excellent conservation, the ancient colossus can be referred to as a city within a city. While the charm of the city's historical sites captivates the multitude of holiday-makers who flock to Split throughout the hot Croatian summer, the unspoiled nature and crystalline waters just make them fall in love. The people of Split claim that their city is "the most beautiful one in the world and beyond," and the well spirited Split aims to convince you of this! The city is full of life and soul, and the friendly local people of Split are waiting to welcome you with open arms. Only a few cities in the world can offer such variety of entertainment and excursions in their closest surroundings as Split.
The town of Vodice is a tourist destination famous for its lively and various tourist offer and pleasant people. It is a coastal town located in a wide bay, 11 km northwest from the town of Šibenik, the centre of Šibenik-Knin County. The town of Vodice numbers 10,000 inhabitants, and is considered an ideal place for vacation where everyone can find something that they will enjoy. In and around Vodice there are many beautiful beaches with crystal clear water, historical places, beautiful archipelago Kornati. The genesis of Vodice is associated with the time they began to build St. Cross's Church in 1402. There were only a few houses on the seaboard at the time. A fair was held here, where domestic farming and craft products were traded for those arrived on boats. However, Vodice was a phenomenon in one aspect: they exported drinking water until the end of the 19th century. After all, they did develop in this very place because of wells of brackish water. Two of them are preserved on the central town square, in memory of tradition and old customs. A well was not merely a place where people came to get drinking water and wash their laundry; all social events took place there, new loves were born and marriages agreed, wheel dances were danced and songs were sung, people met and parted there, laughed and cried. Close to Vodice are two interesting places worth to visit: island Prvic and Srima peninsula. The island Prvic is known for a famous Faust Vrančić, born in 1551 and one one of the best scientists in Europe of his time and was called Croatian Leonardo da Vinci. He was a reputable church dignitary, diplomat and writer and later a famous inventor, lexicographer, historian and writer. In his memory The Memorial Centar Faust Vrančić was opened in 2012. on the island. The Srima peninsula is also an old settlement inhabited as early as the prehistoric and ancient ages. Srima from today offers the most modern facilities for relaxed and memorable vacation. Today Vodice is a mundane tourist center and the most famous one in Central Adriatic. And not by chance. This has been the case ever since the people of Vodice decided to pursue this economic activity, which means for the past fifty years. Vodice offers his guests a lot of different experiences and locations to discover – from old Roman archaeological places and churches to active vacation and medical tourism. A rich calender with different events throughout the summer gives you possibility to enjoy music evenings, art exibitions or taste learn about Dalmatian local products and cuisine. Enjoy staying in beautiful Vodice!
Almost entirely surrounded by the warm waters of the Adriatic, the peninsula that is Zadar city centre, along with the 'mainland’ area, may not be large, but it is bursting with personality. A thoroughly cosmopolitan space, it is full of rich architecture despite its turbulent past, and offers some of the best sailing around the Zadar archipelago and along the western coast of Croatia’s Dalmatia region. Its sunsets are legendary too, making it the perfect place to unwind for romantics, young and old. The nearby town of Biograd na Moru is a well-known tourist and particularly nautical centre. The city has grown to a size suitable for living, surrounded by modern marinas and a waterfront from which an unforgettable view extends over one of the most picturesque channels – the Pašman Channel with scattered islets.
The tall spires of the Cathedral are visible from far away, and they function as a perfect introduction to the beauty that Zagreb has to offer its visitors. For centuries Zagreb has been a focal point of culture and science, and it has now developed into a centre of commerce and industry as well. The town has, in recent years, become one of the most popular places in former Eastern Europe to visit. It is very much a town with an outdoor lifestyle which offers culture as well as clubbing, and that is one of the many reasons why people of all ages love this fantastic, dazzling place.