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A guide to Croatia – culture, history, unspoilt landscapes, rugged islands and incredible nightlife

Stretching across the Adriatic Sea and bordering Slovenia, Hungary, Bosnia & Herzegovina and Montenegro, Croatia is home to over 1,200 islands, seven UNESCO World Heritage Sites, numerous wine regions and a whole lot of natural beauty. Visitors flock to this Mediterranean hotspot every summer to bask in the sun and enjoy some of the cleanest waters in Europe. 

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Where to stay in Croatia – from budget to luxury and everything in-between

History and culture, although a very significant part of this ancient and remarkable country, are definitely not all it has to offer. Chic city hostels now accommodate to a younger, trendier crowd who no longer associate hostels with sanitized dorm rooms but modern interiors coupled with an array of organized events.

Shop till you drop in Croatia – malls, markets and marvellous boutiques

Whether you are looking to deck yourself in designer goods, kill a few hours in a glitzy shopping mall or pick up some local arts and crafts for your nearest and dearest back home, Croatia has all bases covered. Inland towns and cities are where the majority of the large shopping malls are located while coastal villages are ideal places to source local produce and home-grown specialities.

Eats and treats in Croatia – a food and dining guide

Whether you spend the day uncovering historical findings at one of the seven UNESCO World Heritage Sites, cooling off in the sparkling Adriatic, browsing the local boutiques or being at one with nature, you will want to refuel in one of the many Croatian eateries. From trendy to traditional, top-notch and budget friendly, the eateries of Croatia provide enough variety for even the pickiest pallet.

What to see and do in Croatia - historical landmarks, cultural sights and iconic attractions

With seven recognized historical UNESCO World Heritage Sights, an extremely tumultuous past and a history dating back to the 7th century, the cultural offerings in Croatia are endless. From beautiful beaches to historical masterpieces, phenomenal restaurants and rugged islands, this tiny part of the Mediterranean may be small but it is certainly the ideal destination for an unforgettable holiday.

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