The New York Times lists Croatia among five most popular 2017 destinations

In the article “For Summer, Five Hot Destination”, The New York Times says that the Americans will travel more this summer than last one and the most popular destinations among American travelers are Croatia, South Africa, Italy, the Maldives, and Greece. The New York Times placed Croatia on the top of its list of the hottest destinations in the world for summer 2017, accompanied by some rather interesting data regarding the increase in bookings for the upcoming summer.

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“Indagare has a 30 percent increase in trip bookings to Croatia for travel this summer, compared with summer 2016, and Expedia.com has seen air ticket demand to the country double from last summer. Mr. Alexander of Protravel International said that he has planned several

Lonely Planet selects Zagreb as Top European Destination in 2017

Lonely Planet, world’s leading travel media company listed Croatia’s capital as the Top European destination in 2017.

“Travellers to Croatia tend to make a beeline for the Adriatic delights of the country’s extensive coastline, but its flourishing inland capital shouldn’t be overlooked. Zagreb is at once cosmopolitan and edgy, with its heady mix of Brutalist architecture and sun-splashed Austro-Hungarian squares brimming with coffee drinkers.” writes Lonely Planet.

Being for a long time in the shade of more attractive coastal cities, during the last two years Zagreb became one of the most popular tourist destinations in Croatia and this is another important recognition for this amazing city, after winning the title for th

Novalja and Hvar among 15 best places to party in Europe

According to the “Insider travel”, one of the world’s leading travel web magazines, Hvar (island of Hvar) and Novalja (island of Pag) are among 15 best places to party in Europe. Well, Croatia is becoming one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world, due to its spectacular beaches, numerous amazing islands, beautiful inland, delicious food, rich history and much more. Lately, Croatia also became a popular destination among all those who love to party, as there are several amazing places where you can combine partying, sunbathing, sightseeing, sports etc.

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Island of Brač – one of the 15 under-the-radar islands in the world worth visiting

According to the “Insider travel”, one of the world’s leading travel web magazines, the island of Brač is one of the 15 under-the-radar islands in the world worth visiting. Well, the island of Brač is no more a hidden or underrated tourist destination, as it has become one of the most popular places in Europe among tourists from all around the world. Its natural beauty, spectacular beaches, crystal clear sea, delicious food and friendly people are just some of the many reasons why tourists adore it. It has years of experience in accommodating and welcoming visitors which enabled it to surface as one of the finest island holiday destinations in Europe.

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Of course, the most spectacular place on the island is Zlatni rat beach, that became both island’s and Croatia’s trademark. This fascinating bea

Split and Dubrovnik among best beach cities in Europe

One of the world’s leading travel web magazines Travel+Leisure placed Split and Dubrovnik on the list of “16 of the best beach cities in Europe”. The list is based on their annual World’s Best Awards survey, where they ask their readers to rate places based on their travel experiences and share their opinion regarding hotels, islands, day trips, cruise lines, spas and other. In this particular survey, readers rated cities on their sights and landmarks, culture, food, friendliness, shopping, and overall value. Split and Dubrovnik are on the list with other spectacular European cities like Nice (France), Porto (Portugal), Dublin (Ireland), Venice (Italy),

Zlatni Rat among the most beautiful beaches in the world

America’s first fashion magazine, Harper’s Bazaar, placed Croatia’s most famous beach Zlatni Rat among the most beautiful beaches in the world. Well, that is not much of a surprise as the beach gets recognized by many other world’s famous magazines annually and if you have ever been there, you know why.

Zlatni rat beach

Zlatni rat beach is situated on the southern coast of the Island of Brac, less than 2 km from a beautiful town of Bol. There is a lovely promenade under the pine trees shade leading from the town to the beach, along which you can find many other small beaches, restaurants, bars and playgrounds for children. Zlatni rat’s elegan

Create Your Perfect Holiday and Win an Epic Week in Croatia

The Croatian National Tourist Board has launched a promotional interactive campaign “Epic Week – 101 Things” where participants can create their perfect vacation in Croatia by selecting 7 of 101 fantastic experiences. The campaign began on 19th of April and will close on April 30, 2017. The main prize winner will have the opportunity to have a vacation of his dreams in Croatia that may last up to 10 days with the accommodation, full board, air tickets, transfers and consumption of the selected experiences included.

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“101 things” are dived by regions and you can choose from fantastic sports activities, tastings, sightseeing and much more. From

Nature park Kamenjak

Nature Park Kamenjak is located at the peak of Premantura peninsula in Istria, just around 20 km from the town of Pula. More than 30 km of rugged coastline with numerous bays, coves, and beaches makes this spectacular peninsula well worth visiting. There are also several small islands and islets near the mainland, all in swimming distance. Kamenjak is a Croatian hidden gem, a perfect place for nature lovers and those in search of natural hidden treasures. The park is a great cycling location, so it gives you the opportunity to satisfy your craving for adventure while exploring the park and its wonders. Other than cycling, there are numerous activities that you can do like hiking, trekking, kayaking, scuba diving and windsurfing, as Premantura is a famous destination for windsurfing lovers. Cliff jumping is also popular, especially at Kamenjak’s southern tip. Nature park Kamenjak al

The island of Šolta

Šolta is an island situated in Dalmatia region, just south of the city if Split and west of the island of Brač. It is a small island, with a population of only 1700 inhabitants. The island is a perfect destination for all those in search of crystal clear sea, secluded beaches, and delicious fresh food offering ideal conditions for a relaxing and quite holiday.

Solta island view

The island has been inhabited since prehistoric times, and for the first time, it is mentioned by Pseudosilakhs in the 4th century BC under the name Olyntha. Residents were engaged mainly in olive oil and wine production, and fishing which today is more of a sport rather than necessity. As a tourist destination Šolta is interesting to nature lovers, sailors as well as to diving, sport fishing, and hunting lovers.

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The Island of Ugljan

The island of Ugljan is located in the region of Dalmatia and it is part of Zadar archipelago. It is separated from the mainland by the Zadar channel and connected with Pasman island by a bridge. The island has been populated since the Neolithic period and today is one of the most densely populated islands in Croatia. Interesting thing is that all settlements on the island are located on the northeastern side.

Ugljan view Zadar

The island of Ugljan is also called “the green island” as it is covered with dense Mediterranean vegetation, vineyards, fig and olive trees. It has a long fishing and olive oil production tradition that dates back to the Roman period, in fact, the small port village of Muline was very famous during the Roman period for the best olive oil in the whole Empire. The island of Ugljan is perfec

Nature park Kamenjak

“A nature reserve on the edge of the world that has 21 metre high cliffs, hidden caves and flat stone surfaces formed by nature, ideal for sunbathing. ” – National Geographic Traveller

Kamenjak park bay

Nature Park Kamenjak is located at the peak of Premantura peninsula in Istria, just around 20 km from the town of Pula. More than 30 km of rugged coastline with numerous bays, coves, and beaches makes this spectacular peninsula well worth visiting. There are also several small islands and islets near the mainland, all in swimming distance. Kamenjak is a Croatian hidden gem, a perfect place for nature lovers and those in search of natural hidden treasures.

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Island of Krk

The island of Krk is located in Kvarner Bay in the northern part of Croatia. The island is connected to the mainland by the Krk Bridge and it is located around 40 kilometers from the Croatian third largest city of Rijeka. In the ancient times, Croatia’s biggest island Krk was known as the “golden island” thanks to its natural characteristics. Nowadays, many people visit it for various reasons: either to enjoy its natural beauties, explore its rich cultural heritage or simply to relax during the holidays enjoying the island’s beaches, bars, clubs and similar.

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For many years the island was associated with the number 7, as it was inhabited by the Croats in the 7th century, it survived successfully seven pirate attacks, the 7th Frankopan prince was the last prince of Krk and there are 7 administrative units