The amazing town of Stari Grad in 2016 celebrated its 2400th birthday and it has been an amazing year with numerous events dedicated to its rich history and heritage. After the celebrations ended, another great thing happened and it was the nomination for the Best European Destination 2017 title by the European Best Destinations website together with other stunning 19 European cities. The city of Zadar won the title in 2016 and this year Croatia might have another winner.
Well, Stari Grad is an enchanting city with many fascinating stories to tell. The Croatian jewel will welcome you with its crystal clear sea, stunning nature, relaxed island life, cobbled narrow streets and centuries of rich history. The town is located on the north-western part of the sunniest island in the Adriatic and it was founded by the Greeks in 384 BC who discovered springs of drinking water and fertile field. Its heritage was recognized by the UNESCO which added the Stari Grad Plain on the World Heritage List in 2008.
Online voting for the Best European Destination takes place from 20 January 2017 until 10 February 2017. You can give your vote for one of the oldest cities on the Mediterranean and pearls of Croatian tourism here.