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Café prices in Croatia
Many people who are thinking about visiting Croatia are curious about the prices of coffee, beer, and other drinks in cafés and bars in Croatia. Socializing in cafes is one of the key elements of Croatian culture - you will notice in Dalmatian towns like Sibenik and Split that there is a bar or a cafe around every corner. Since Croatia is a to...
Prices in Croatia in 2023
Many visitors who want to come to Croatia, either for a vacation, or permanent relocation, are curious about the prices in Croatia. I will give an overview of the prices of food, tourist services, and other stuff which may be of interest to tourists and expats. Croatia recently joined the eurozone, which is its only official currency in 2023. ...
Šolta (Rogač) ferry port - location, facilities, and ferry lines
Solta ferry port is currently the only entry point to the island. As of 2023, there is only one ferry line which departs from Solta ferry port: Solta - Split. The line is operated by Jadrolinija and it departs 4 times a day during the winter season. During the summer season, there are more departures as more visitors want to come to the island. ...
Grohote is a small village located two kilometres away from Rogac, the main ferry port on Solta island. Although Grohote is not as popular as Necujam, which is considered to be the top tourist spot on the island, some travellers like its intimacy and authenticity which can hardly be felt in more glamorous destinations. Additionally, Grohote may...
Split city museum - exhibitions, location, and price
The Split city museum is one of the places which should not be skipped by visitors who stay in the town for two days or more.
Featuring various exhibitions and plenty of interesting information about the town, the Split city museum is a perfect spot to spend an hour of morning sightseeing.
Riva is a place of enjoyment, socialising and romance: it's a scene of family and romantic walks, a kind of a catwalk. Especially during the summer season, you can notice many girls around showing their most beautiful dresses. Riva is also a place of important religious and political events: every year on May 7 there is a huge celebration of th...
Biokovo Nature Park - location, skywalk, and ticket price
"Eyes, mind, and heart on what you can see to get to what you cannot see." That's what Fr. Jure Radić, the most famous researcher of Biokovo, said about this mystical mountain located in the hinterland of the Makarska Riviera. Biokovo delights its visitors with its natural beauty, plant and animal species, and since 2020 the main attraction is ...
Krka National Park - attractions, locations, and travel guide
The Krka National Park includes several locations of extremely preserved nature alongside the Krka River. The area has been declared a national park in 1985 and since then has attracted millions of visitors from all over the world. Some people call it "younger sister of Plitvice Lakes" since there are lots of similarities between th...
Interesting natural phenomena
Blue and Red Lake in Imotski
Croatia is not all about coastal towns. In the hinterland of Makarska Riviera, there is an interesting town called Imotski. Every year it is visited by an increased number of tourists, and its main attractions are the Blue and Red Lake.
As you will see from the photos, the lakes are beautiful and worth spending a day trip.
Dragon's Eye Lake - attractions, location, and price
If you find yourself driving a car between Sibenik and Split on a coastal road D8, you should not miss visiting an interesting natural attraction called Dragon's Eye Lake located in Marina Frapa.
St Anthony's Channel
St Anthony’s Channel is one of the most beautiful places to visit in Sibenik. It has huge cultural importance as well as natural beauty.
Famous fortification objects
Fortress Kamerlengo Trogir - attractions, opening hours, and ticket price
Fortress Kamerlengo is the second most monumental building in Trogir, after the Cathedral of St. Lawrence. It is considered to be a must-see place for all visitors who come to the beautiful town Trogir, sometimes referred to as "Croatian Venice".
Defense wall in Grebastica
If you find yourself somewhere near Grebastica, for example in Primosten or Zaboric, you may want to visit an amazing attraction from the period of Venice-Ottoman wars called Grebastica defense wall, situatied on penninsula Ostrica. Local people sometimes refere to it as "Chinese wall", since it is the biggest fortification wall in Sibenik area....
Tourist attractions of 4 Sibenik fortresses
If there is one thing which you would think Sibenik is most famous for, it's fortresses. Šibenik was built on a site where war and defence reasons were more important than anything else. That's why the town has one of the most fascinating fortification systems in Croatia tourism (side by side to Dubrovnik fortification). ...
Beach Bacvice Split
If you arrive in Split, then you shouldn't miss a visit and swim on beach Bacvice. Except for being the most famous beach in Split, Bacvice is a symbol of the city and tourism in Croatia. It is a place where many younger generations of Split grew up. Continue reading to find out the main attractions of the beach and other tourist info useful to kno...
There is no doubt about the fact that Kasjuni is the most beautiful beach in Split. Sometimes called "Marjan paradise", Kasjuni is a kind of a symbol of the town, alongiside Bacvice.
Beach Banj is one of two city beaches in Sibenik (the second one is Beach Jadrija). If you decide to take your holidays somewhere in the center of Sibenik, then you will probably spend a lot of your time on Banj.
Cathedral of St. Anastasia Zadar - attractions, opening hours, and ticket price
The most monumental building in Zadar is the cathedral of St. Anastasia located in the centre of the old town, in the vicinity of the church of St. Donatus.
Cathedral of St. Domnius Split
Cathedral of St. Domnius is one of the most monumental buildings in Split. Except for being an architectural masterpiece of art, the Cathedral is a real history book, featuring remains from the period of emperor Diocletian to today's era.
Cathedral of St. Lawrence Trogir - attractions, opening hours, and ticket price
If you decide to go for a day trip to Trogir, you should not miss visiting the Cathedral of St. Lawrence, a monumental Romanesque building located near the main city square.
Top places to visit in Croatia
Plitvice Lakes is the most visited nature park in Croatia. It's kind of a place that will leave you breathless. Experience and feel the beautiful waterfalls of Plitvice.Read More
Small charming towns in Croatia
Primosten is a beautiful peninsula which can hardly leave anyone unimpressed. It's an ideal vacation spot for families and all those who want a calm, yet lively place
The top destination near Split, Trogir, is a small charming UNESCO town with great cultural heritage. Many will say that Trogir is a "Croatian Venice"
Sibenik is top of mind UNESCO destination. It's an ancient town with an amazing cathedral, GOT locations, and fortresses comparable to Dubrovnik fortification
One week in Croatia
Split is the best base for 7 days in Croatia
If you are staying for a week in Croatia, then take Split as a base. It's an ideal place for exploring cultural sights, enjoying evenings, nightlife, and spending time on the beach
Tours from Split
You can experience a few nice day trips from Split, either by taking an organized tour or renting a car. The best ones are: Trogir, Sibenik, Kliss fortress, and NP Krka
Islands are true pearls of Split. Hvar, Brac, and Vis are well-known. Take an organized island hopping tour or explore some of the islands by yourself
Three reasons to visit Croatia
Croatia is attractive
Croatia features natural attractions, sandy beaches, rich nightlife, and amazing islands. Additionally, the country is famous for its sportsmen. The Croatian National football team, a vice-champion of the FIFA World Cup, is known all over Europe.
Croatia is safe
Visitors in Croatia feel free to move anywhere they want. You will notice a relaxed atmosphere in all tourist destinations. Since the country said YES to the EU in a referendum in 2013, security has been on the highest level.
Croatia is affordable
Compared to other countries of the European Union, Croatia is affordable. If you arrive in the country outside the high season, you can find great deals even in popular destinations like Split, Dubrovnik or Hvar island.
Small hidden gems in Croatia
Vinisce is a small Croatian destination located between Rogoznica and Split. It is situated on a peninsula which belongs to the municipality of Marina.
I went there for a visit on June 18, 2019.
If you are looking for a nice and intimate place to spend your holidays in Croatia, then consider Dolac, a small coastal pearl located between Primosten and Bilo.
UNESCO heritage sites in Croatia
Cathedral of St. James
Cathedral of St. James is a masterpiece of Christian art in Sibenik. It was built in the 15th century. The cathedral is part of the UNESCO protected heritage. It is famous not only in Croatia tourism but also in European architecture, since it is entirely made of stone. It was conceived and constructed as a th...
St. Nicholas Fortress
St. Nicholas fortress is an amazing fortification building located at the entrance of St. Anthony channel in Sibenik. The fortress was officially opened for visitors on June 15, 2019. The only way to get to the fortress in 2023 is to take the boat tour from Sibenik Riva.
Diocletian's Palace - attractions, map and prices
Diocletian's Palace is the most famous cultural and tourist attraction of Split, Croatia. Although called a palace, it is more like a big fortress surrounded by walls and towers. It was built in the 4th century by Roman Emperor Diocletian who wanted to build a fortress to spend his retirement age. No wonder he chose the beautiful city of Split....