Krka National Park is located along the Krka River in central Dalmatia, just few kilometers of the city of Šibenik. It is one of the popular Croatian national parks, named after the beautiful river Krka. National park was formed to protect the Krka River and is intended primarily for cultural, educational, scientific, tourism and other activities. It was proclaimed a national park in 1985.
Zagreb is the capital town of the Republic of Croatia. It is situated on the intersection of important routes between the Central Europe and the beautiful Adriatic coast. It is an old Central European town. Zagreb is a city of green parks and walks, open-air markets and many shoping facilities. It is the hub of the cultural, academic, business, sporting and artistic worlds in Croatia.
Valun is a small farmers and fishermens village, located in the bay of Valun, near the town of Cres. Many tourists have discovered it only recently. Valun is known for its quiet and pleasant environment. The village is famous by Valun Table, which is one of the oldest Glagolitic monuments in Croatia and it is kept in the Parish Church. Valun is well known for its excellent gastronomic offer, especially fish specialities. There are also some nice beaches for relaxing and swimming.
Fiesa is a small bay, which is located between Piran and Strunjan. There are two lakes, one is natural and the other is artificial. They are situated near the promenade by the sea, which leads us to Piran. In recent decades bay turned into a popular seaside resort with hotels, camping, villas and apartments. Beach Fiesa has a jetty and it is mostly concrete, just a small part of it is sandy. There are also a bar, diving school and a confectionery.
The resort of Hotel Belvedere is located near the main road Izola – Portorož. Restaurant has a terrace offering an amazing view of Izola and the bay. Their gastronomic offer contains delicious Istrian and fish specialities. Comprising five separate villas and camping, the complex also features a souvenir shop, a small shop, a tobacco shop and its own free parking place. The swimming pool operates from June until September. The resort is surrounded by a Strunjan Protected Area which offers numerous possibilities for biking and hiking admist the Mediterranean flora.
Vrana Lake is situated on the beautiful Cres Island. It is known as one of the largest fresh water features on the Mediterranean islands. It stores 220 million m3 of fresh water and its maximum depth is 74 meters. The lake is used to supply water to the islands of Lošinj and Cres. Vrana Lake is located in the north-eastern part of the island of Cres. It is a unique hydrological and hydrogeological karst phenomenon.
Diocletian’s Palace is the massive palace in the town of Split. An ancient palace was built by the Roman emperor Diocletian at the turn of the fourth century AD. Diocletian built the magnificent building in preparation for his retirement. The famous Palace is, with all the most important historical buildings, located in the centre of the town of Split. Diocletian’s Palace is one of the most complete cultural and architectural features on the Croatian Adriatic coast.
Zrće is a long pebble beach in the island of Pag. It is located near Gajac and Novalja. Zrće is a famous Croatian summer destination for young people who love to party. There are several beach bars and all-hours discotheques, which are operating during summer months. The most well-known clubs are Papaya, Kalypso, Club Noa, Pacha, WBK Zrce, Aquarius and Euphoria.
Botanical Garden in Zagreb is a large, English-style garden created in 1890 by Antun Heinz. The garden, covering an area of 50.000 sq meters, is an oasis of tranquility in which to escape the bustle of the town, and for this reason it is a popular place in which to stroll. There are about 10.000 plant species here, including around 1.800 tropical plants from all over the world, with Asia particularly well represented.
Kumrovec was the birthplace of Marshal Tito, born Josip Broz in 1892. His house was turned into a museum in 1953. We can see the furniture and household goods which belonged to his family. In the square in front of the house is a monument to Tito. Along with other village houses, Tito’s birthplace is now part of a folk museum, the Ethnological Museum – Staro Selo, which means old village. The houses are furnished with household goods and utensils of the time.