5 Best Things To Do in Croatia
Updated: Sep 15, 2020
1. Plitvice Lakes National Park Plitvice Lakes National Park is one of the largest national parks in Croatia and is known for its many crystal blue lakes, waterfalls, and its incredible limestone canyon, making it a dream destination for nature lovers. This park is the perfect place for hiking, biking, or going on a boat tour while taking in the gorgeous scenery. 2. Krka National Park Krka National Park is located along the Krka River in southern Croatia and is famous for its waterfalls where you can swim, so don’t forget your bathing suit! There are also plenty of nature trails as well as the tiny island of Visovac to explore, which was settled by Franciscan monks in the 1400s and the monastery still holds well-preserved artifacts!
3. Diecletian’s Palace Diecletian’s Palace is an ancient structure built for the Roman Emperor at the turn of the fourth century AD and is the main attraction of the city, Split. The ruins are some of the most valuable surviving buildings from the Roman Era, so you’ll definitely want to tour this fortress if you’re a history buff or just love architecture.
4. Walls of Dubrovnik The Walls of Dubrovnik are a series of defensive walls along the Adriatic Sea that surround the city of Dubrovnik in southern Croatia and is one of the locations where Game of Thrones was filmed. Going on either the City Walls Walking Tour or Dubrovnik Game of Thrones Tour is a must-do in Croatia to experience the country’s rich history and incredible views.
5. Golden Horn The Zlatni Rat, often known as the Golden Horn, is a white pebble beach with clear blue water and plenty of trees for shade that’s located on the southern coast of the Croation island, Brac, and is listed as one of the top beaches in Europe. Many people choose to spend the day here relaxing on sunbeds that you can rent, but this is also a popular spot for windsurfing if you’re looking to do something more thrilling!
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