Its incredible variety and endless beauty make it so difficult to choose what places to visit in Croatia. Little islands spread everywhere across its 1800 km of turquoise coastline, sandy and pebbly beaches perfect for sunbathing all day long, impressive sightseeing and towns displaying centuries of history to explore. To not to mention the delicious Croatian cuisine as well as the diverse summer events and activities that will suit all tastes and… the mild climate that won’t ever make you want to leave!
What else could you ask for this summer vacation? Thus, let’s dive into its beauty and let us unveil three unique places to visit in Croatia.
Lastovo, an island where you can forget about everything!
Far from the tourist routes, between Split and Dubrovnik, lies the virgin jewel of the Mediterranean, Lastovo island. This preserved Nature Park offers a serene oasis of blue waters and secret bays where people use to relax and listen to the sound of the waves. Many visitors often refer to this place as the kingdom of peacefulness.
The main village, also called Lastovo, reigns on a steep hillside. It displays stone houses with typical Croatian red roofs, churches and a wide range of traditional restaurants.
All around cycling and walking paths across its fertile fields will offer you panoramic views of its natural beauty. Many of them end up in its scenic bays where you can see coloured marine creatures, plants, and shipwrecks. From more relaxing to more exciting outdoor activities, Lastovo island is anyway a place that remains in its visitor’s memory for the air of serenity that it emanates.
Lošinj Island, discover the aroma that beauty emanate!
The beautiful, small island of Losinj in the Kvarner Gulf encloses all the superb qualities that an island can embody: a graceful harbour capital, charming fishing villages, green hills and a crystalline sea. But besides the natural wonders, you should not overlook the rich artistic and historical heritage of diverse cultures that passed through the island.
And what about the distinctive fragrance that permeates the ambience? Losinj Island is also known as the “Aromatic island” or the “Island of vitality” for its natural diversity. With more than a thousand flowers and aromatic herbs, the subtle aroma will make for an experience that totally delivers.
Krka National Park… swimming under waterfalls
When you think of fairytales, what comes to your mind? Bright natural lagoons, breathtaking waterfalls, medieval monasteries, an enthralling network of boardwalks and unique wildlife?
Well, there is a place near Sibenik that feels straight out of a magic story! Krka National Park is one of Croatia’s best-known attractions for its exceptional natural beauty. Located in the inland of the amazing Dalmatian coast, it provides an impressive backdrop to relax and sail in its crystal-clear waters while feeling like you are in a magic legend.
Croatia is awesome anytime, but there are some places that shine even brighter during spring and summer, such as its national parks and islands! The balmy weather and the greenery create a breathtaking array of sceneries that will make you feel in a fairytale-like landscape. With its wonderful coastline and hundreds of islands, the best way to visit it is by boat. So, take a cue from our suggestions on what to visit in Croatia and set sail for an amazing holiday!