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Croatia is one of the most sought after tourist destination in Europe. This remarkable Adriatic country possesses as much as 1,244 islands, along with historic cities and towns such as Dubrovnik (above) and Split; world-class vineyards; and nature reserves that are home to a wealth of wildlife including bears and wild boar.
Consider Renting a Villa
If you looking ahead to find luxury, affordable and fully facilitated accommodation then we will suggest you think beyond regular hotels; you can easily find luxury villas for rent, right on the beach and at budget-friendly rates.
Try the Local Tipples
Croatians love their tipples, and top choices here include the well known national beer Karlovacko, the country's fine wines (little known abroad), and maraschino cherry liqueur, a specialty of the coastal city Zadar.
Explore Croatia's Wilder Corners
Nature reserves and beauty spots include Paklenica National Park, with superb hiking and climbing, as well as Brac Island's Vidova Gora and the surfing beaches of Korcula Island. For whitewater rafting, head to the Cetina River and for paragliding, Mount Ucka is a top destination.
Eat Well and Fresh
Croats are proud of their fine organic food. So you will get a golden opportunity to try out some fresh and organic food. Simply visit the local shops and get what you wish to eat. The local flavor is superbly amazing and irresistible.
Chat With the Locals
Many locals are very friendly, and happy to talk about their country and its culture and history, and these days especially in the cities as well as some towns more popular with tourists many increasingly speak Englsh.
Savor the Seafood
Especially along the Dalmatian coast, Croatia is blessed with world-class seafood, with dishes to look for including shellfish and clams/mussels na buzaru (with white wine), brudet, greagada, and fis paprikas fish stews, viska pogaca and komiska pogaca (like sardine based empanadas), grilled sardines, fried smelt, fresh oysters, and much more.