Top Tourist Places to Visit in Croatia, Europe

Top Tourist Places to Visit in Croatia, Europe

Croatia is formally called as Republic of Croatia is situated in Central and Southeast part of the Europe. Croatia covers an area of 21,851 square miles (56,594 square kilometers) is divided into 20 counties and Zagreb is the capital of the country and divided into five regions namely Istria, Kvarner, Dalmatia, Slavonia and Central Croatia and also has numerous islands along the Adriatic Coast and highest point in Croatia is Dinara, at 1,830 meters above the sea level.

Croatia is surrounded by Bosnia and Herzegovina, Hungary, Slovenia, Montenegro and Italy countries and coordinates of Croatia are 45.2500° N, 15.4667° E.


History of Croatia:

Croatia is one of the ancient countries in the world settled from prehistoric era by several tribes and later the country was settled by Liburnians and Illyrians tribes and Greek established their first colonies in Hvar and Vis Islands and the region became the part of Roman Empire in the 9 AD and constructed the largest palace in Split by Diocletian Emperor. During the 7th century all most all the Roman towns were destroyed by Avar and Croat kingdoms and Roman moved their colonies to the favorable location in the country. After the fall of Roman Emperor the country was ruled by Byzantine, Francia, kingdom of Croatia, Hungarian and Bulgarian and from the years 1538 to 1918, various war were fought between Croatia, Ottoman, French, Austria and Turkish. After the First World War the country was invaded by Italy and During the Second World War Germany ruled the region and independence was declared in the year 1991.


Tourism in Croatia:

  • Historical Complex of Split with the Palace of Diocletian
  • Church of Immaculate Heart of Mary, Vinkovci
  • Church of Saint Anthony of Padua, Nunić
  • Old City of Dubrovnik
  • Episcopal Complex of the Euphrasian Basilica in the Historic Centre of Porec
  • Plitvice Lakes National Park
  • Church of St. Nicholas, Rijeka
  • Church of St. Nicholas, Vrlika
  • Church of St. Nicholas, Vukov
  • Historic city of Trogir
  • Cathedral of Saint James
  • Stari Grad Plain
  • Risnjak National Park
  • Church of Our Lady of Health, Kistanje
  • Church of Our Lady of Rosary, Vrlika
  • Krka National Park
  • National Park Sjeverni Velebit
  • Catherine’s Church, Zagreb
  • Mark’s Church, Zagreb
  • Saviour Church, Dubrovnik
  • Amanin Beach, Rovinj
  • Ambrela Beach, Pula
  • Aurora Beach, Umag
  • Beli Beach, Cres
  • Bijeca Beach, Medulin
  • Brioni Beach, Pula
  • Beach Crnika, Porec


Climate in Croatia:

Croatia experiences moderate climate in most parts of the country with mild summer and cool winter and coldest parts of the country are Lika and Gorski Kotar with snowfall during the winter and best time to visit Croatia is from June to September.


Accessibility to Croatia:

Croatia has extensive network of Road, Sea, train and air connectivity with direct flights from all the major cities in Europe and few busiest airports in the country are Zagreb and Split Airports and railway line in the country connects to neighboring countries regularly and Zagreb and Split cities operates domestic and international bus services to all the bordering countries. Seaway is connected to all the islands in the country and to cities on Italy, Albania, Greece and Motenegro countries.


Accommodation in Croatia:

Croatia is a historical and beach country with moderate climate during the summer season and provides traditional and modern accommodation facilities to the tourists visiting the country throughout the year, luxury as the requirement of customers with facilities like individually controlled air conditioning, conference room, services for disabled, laundry service, banqueting service, cable TV, desk, hairdryer in each room, high speed internet access, Wi-Fi, bar. Some of the hotels in Croatia country are as follows:

  • Best Western Premier Hotel Astoria
  • DoubleTree by Hilton Zagreb
  • Apartments Mery S Gallery
  • Depandance Park
  • President Hotel Split
  • Villa Juraj Hotel Split
  • Hotel Kukuriku
  • Hotel Villa Sandi
  • Hotel Centinera
  • Hotel Porec
  • Villa Anastasia Dubrovnik
  • Riva Hvar Yacht Harbour Hotel
  • Diana & Josip Mobile Homes

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