It is interesting how everyone is talking about going to Paris, Rome, or even Niagara Falls, yet no one is talking about traveling to Croatia, being one of the most wonderful places in the world.
Croatia is full of exoticness, Located in Eastern Europe, it is home to castles and ancient villages that aren’t found anywhere else on Earth. Here are five reasons why Croatia is the ultimate vacation country.
1. Plenty of Islands and Over 2,000 km of Coast Lines
Despite its location near Italy, it has a relatively warm Mediterranean weather difficult to match anywhere else in the world. There are many islands to choose from, however, the most important of them all are Hvar, Brac, Mljet, Rab, and Korcula. The sun shines on Hvar Island very brightly which is the reason why it is also called Sunny Hvar. A great place to visit with the family given its culture, lifestyle, food, and wine.
It is considered a party town but still, you can relax on the beaches. On the other hand, if you want a more private option, there is no better place to visit than Vis island, it only has 3,000 people and it is hard to reach. You can enjoy the Military tour there with a bunker visit included given the fact that for almost 40 years, it served as a base of the Yugoslav National Army.
2. Italian food style
It is secret to no one that Italian food is the best cuisine in the world. While there is an actual Croatian cuisine that is not that tasty for the non-Croatian palate, you can find a lot of Italian dishes in Croatia given its near vicinity to this country. Also, again, since it has a long coastline, there are many seafood choices available which always come in handy in terms of healthiness and flavor.
3, Astounding National Parks
The two most important National Parks are the Krk National Park and the Plitvice Lakes National Park. The latter one hosts more than one million people yearly and the majority of them happens to come by when they are visiting Zagreb or Split. It has cascades that form lakes in many places. It is truly one of those wondrous places that only a few people have seen. The lakes come in different colors such as blue, green, and grey, it has plenty of footbridges, more exactly, 18 km of them.
4. Medieval Towns
This is a very good reason to visit Croatia, especially for people in the Western hemisphere who don’t have the opportunity to see them in their own countries. If you have been watching Game of Thrones, have in mind that some of it was filmed in Croatia, Dubrovnik is the town to go to if you want to visit a medieval town in Croatia. It has many ancient walls, it has the Franciscan monastery, and it has a kayaking tour.
The other famous medieval town in Split. In it, you can find the Diocletian Palace, a famous architecture many visitors specifically visit the city for. Also, visitors of cities like Split and Dubrovnik are people who came back frequently, every year because they fall in love with them, many of them also invest in houses that are for sale in Croatia so that they have a permanent residence that they can vacation at.
5. It is a Land of Adventure
If you want to remain active during the holiday, Croatia is one of the best places to go to. You can enjoy activities such as hiking, kayaking, cycling, and diving. If you have to choose only of them all, you should choose kayaking, as it provides one of the best possible experience for tourists visiting this interesting country.