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Croatia is famed for its glorious coastline and warm climate, but holidays in Croatia can provide so much more. With unique architecture and a rich and varied cultural history, this Mediterranean country has plenty to offer.


 
 

Croatia holidays guide

Croatia is famed for its glorious coastline and warm climate, but holidays in Croatia can provide so much more. With unique architecture and a rich and varied cultural history, this Mediterranean country has plenty to offer.

Sun-soaked summer holidays in Croatia

Croatia holidays offer so much to see and do but if you are planning to spend your stay on the beach, you will not be disappointed by the beautiful coastline on offer.

Croatia borders the Adriatic Sea and is located to the east of Italy, meaning the weather stays warm, even late in the season. Beaches have always been the main attraction of Croatia holidays and with countless bays, ports and marinas to explore, there is so much to keep you occupied during your stay.

Croatia holidays for families

Croatia’s beaches boast the cleanest waters in the Mediterranean region, making Croatia a great destination for families and couples alike. All of the beaches in Croatia are family friendly, but some have better facilities than others. Copacabana beach in Dubrovnik has water slides for children and other activities. It also has restaurants and bars so you can grab a drink or a bite to eat while the youngsters have their fun. Lapad beach is Dubrovnik’s largest and also has plenty of activities for children to enjoy.

Sights to see and things to do when you holiday in Croatia

The city walls of Dubrovnik are truly remarkable and no trip to Croatia would be complete without a stroll around this ancient structure. Built between the 13th and 16th centuries to protect the city from attacks from the Turks, these walls are an astonishing reminder of Croatia’s rich history. The 15th century Gothic-Renaissance Rector’s Palace is another striking sight in Dubrovnik and houses a museum where visitors can really soak up some history during their stay.

Sights to see in the Croatian countryside

If exploring the countryside is more your thing, why not take a trip to the Plitvice Lakes National Park? This extraordinary World Heritage Site includes 16 lakes which are connected by various waterfalls and cascades, all housed in miles of unspoilt forest. The park is home to an astonishing variety of wildlife, of which the stars are surely the bears and wolves. If you are lucky, you may catch sight of some of Europe’s most feared, yet reclusive, predators during your visit.

Fun, food and festivals in Croatia

Having shaken off the shackles of the past, Croatia is a great place to party at any time of the year. With numerous pubs, bars, restaurants, clubs and music festivals to discover, Croatia holidays are always packed with fun and good times. On some beaches you will find bars and clubs nearby, so you can step off the beach and start your night out as soon as the sun goes down.

Croatia Festivals

Croatia hosts numerous festivals throughout the year and there really is something for everyone. From regional festivals where tourists can soak up a bit of local and traditional culture to international music festivals, such as the Soundwave Festival, there is plenty to choose from when you holiday in Croatia.

Croatia’s culinary delights

Croatian cuisine is hugely varied and is best defined by the various regions of the country, as opposed to the whole country itself. This means there are so many different dishes to try depending on where you choose to holiday in Croatia. In Dubrovnik and in the coastal regions, seafood takes centre-stage, while deeper into the country there are various meat, pasta and vegetable dishes for visitors to enjoy.