Zadar is the oldest continuously inhabited town in Croatia, located in the heart of the Adriatic. It is the urban center of northern Dalmatia as economic, administrative, political and cultural center of the region with 75.000 inhabitants. Zadar is a city of touristm as well as the seat of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Zadar. It is known as a city of exceptional history and rich cultural heritage. It is a city monument, surrounded by historical ramparts, a treasury of the monumental and archaeological riches of ancient and medieval times, Renaissance and many contemporary architectural achievements such as the first sea organs in the world. Zadar is a city where huge spaces are left for pedestrians.
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.
With our first glance at Motovun it will become clear that we are approaching an extraordinary medieval town. It is situated on top of a hill and it is a city dominated by the architecture of the Venetian era. Motovun has recently become a popular tourist destination and is visited by many tourists staying on the west coast of Istria. The Motovun forest is a real treasure trove of truffles, an underground mushroom, which represent an appreciated gastronomic specialty, also considered an aphrodisiac.
Rovinj is one of the most beautiful mediterranian towns. It is located on the western coast of Istria. Rovinj is surrounded by gentle, wooded hills that protect it of the bora wind, so it has been the ideal enjoyment and holiday destination for over a century. Besides its romantic views, for which it is known as the city of romance, the beauty of Rovinj is reflected in the nearby archipelago of 22 islands. Among them the most beautiful and the largest are the St. Catherine and the St. Andrews islands. The patron saint of Rovinj is named Saint Eufemia.
Mali Lošinj is the largest town on the island of Lošinj. It has developed in the thirteenth century from a settlement called Malo selo in a bay under Varšak. The name Lošinj was first mentioned in documents dating to 1384. The main square is triangular in shape and the construction of its seafront has been completed in 1926. The fountain on the square depicts two dolphins that spew fresh water coming from the Vranjsko lake. The fisherman sculpture is a symbol of Mali Lošinj competitions in underwater fishing. To the beautiful parish church of the Birth of Mary lead 245 steps.
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.
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.
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.