Croatia has so many great towns, cities and islands to visit including the beautiful Kvarner Riviera, historic city of Dubrovnik and lovely islands of Hvar and Losinj to name but a few. You can be sure you'll find exactly what you're looking for in Croatia - whether it's somewhere off the beaten track, a boutique hotel or a five-star popular hotel that's great for children, it has it all. The weather is superb in the summer months too making this a great destination for sun lovers.
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Currency: Croatian Kuna
Croatia enjoys a typical Mediterranean climate consisting of hot, dry and sunny weather during the summer and relatively mild weather in winter. The best time to visit Croatia is during the months of May through to the end of September. Temperatures during August can reach a sweltering 30 Celsius so you may want to ensure the accommodation you choose has that all-important benefit of air conditioning.
Leisure & Activities
National Parks Croatia boasts no less than eight national parks, but probably the most stunning of them all is Plitvice Lakes National Park. Situated a couple of hours by road from Zagreb, this UNESCO World Heritage Site has plenty to offer for the whole family. There are wooden plank trails from where you can view and admire stunning waterfalls which crash into the 16 interconnecting lakes below.
Zagreb Zagreb is a wonderful city just to walk around and admire the beautiful architecture. There’s a lot more to it, of course, including museums and galleries, and fantastic boutique shopping. Along the way there plenty of eating outlets with every conceivable cuisine including authentic local food.
Island Hopping Croatia has over 1000 islands and the best way to discover, at least a few of them, is by island hopping aboard the local ferry service. Some of the islands offer peaceful tranquillity and a fantastic feel of going back in time.