Croatia has many romantic towns, but the most beautiful are situated by the coast. They attract with secluded beaches, rich historical past, medieval appearance, amazing parks and many opportunities for romantic walks along the sea, candlelight dinner and discovering many hidden places. Among them are Dubrovnik, Opatija, Poreč, Rovinj and Pula. Dubrovnik is undoubtedly the most romantic, and best known tourist destination in Croatia. Long romantic promenades and the most beautiful parks of Croatia embellish Opatija. Once a small fishing village, Poreč represents one of the brightest jewels of Croatian tourism. Rovinj has romantic views, for which it is known as the city of romance. Pula, like ancient Romes, was also built on seven hills and all roads on the istrian peninsula lead to Pula. The most impressive and romantic ancient town monument is Arena.
Dubrovnik is one of the most prominent tourist destinations in the Mediterranean. Beautiful Croatian city is among the 10 best preserved medieval walled cities in the world. The city joined the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites in 1979. The beginning of modern tourism is associated with the construction of the Hotel Imperial in 1897. The most popular place is a promenade in Stradun and the most fantastic views of Dubrovnik are from the top of the Srd Hill.