7 Places You Must See When Visiting Croatia

Known for its stunning scenery, breathtaking beaches and charming cities, Croatia is a must see on any travel itinerary.

The country, which acts as a filming location for the hit ‘Game of Thrones’ TV series, is steeped in beauty and brimming with attractions to keep the fussiest traveler entertained.

But with so much happening it’s hard to know which sites to cram in to ensure an action packed break in the Baltics.

Here are the 7 must-see placed Croatia:

  1. Zagreb

The bustling Croatian capital is jam packed with bars, restaurants and awesome tourist sites.Zagreb features an excellent arts and culture scene alongside an eye catching blend of architecture embracing the country’s Austro Hungarian and socialist past.

The city features beautiful attractions top attractions including the beautiful BanJelacic square and the offbeat Museum of Broken Relationships.

For those with a taste for the outdoors Zagreb’s southwestern neighborhood of Jarun as known for its wake boarding, beaches, sports and yoga while nearbySljeme features 4km of thrilling ski slopes. A visit to Zagreb marks the ideal starting point to your Croatian adventure.

  1. Dubrovnik

The beautiful southern city of Dubrovnik is nicknamed the “Pearl of the Adriatic,” and with one visit to this beautiful city you will be able to see why.

The city suffered structural damage during the war in the nineties but the city is now back to its former glory with the beautiful Old Town at its center.

The city is also used to film hit TV series Game of Thrones so you can also check out some of your favorite scenes on the side. Dubrovnik is a mast see for any visitor to Croatia.

  1. Plitvice Lakes National Park

One of the continent’s oldest and most beautiful national parks Plitvice Lakes National Park offers visitors a haven of peace and tranquility.  Among the park’s beautiful nature and natural wildlife.

The park features 16 crystalline lakes, along with a series of waterfalls and cascades flowing with mineral-rich waters.Stroll along 18km of wooden footbridges and pathways which snake around the edges of the park and find inner peace in this beautiful park land.

  1. Split

Split, a town on the country’s Dalmatian Coast, is known for its beaches and the fortress like complex – Diocletian’s Palace, which stands tall since the 4th century.

Today the town provides the perfect mix of old and new as ancient tradition blends with 21st century modernity. It really is a must see for any tourist.

  1. Zadar

Zadar, is best known for its Roman and Venetian ruins including several gates in the city walls.

Local citizens claim that the town boasts the most beautiful sunset on the planet and few who have glanced upon it would dare to disagree. The town also includes many delicious restaurants and bars which provide the perfect holiday setting for travelers of all ages.

  1. Adriatic Sea

It goes without saying that the ocean is beautiful but for many there is none immensely beautiful as the Adriatic Sea.

Enjoy the beautiful sea views or enjoy a swim with the beautiful marine nightlife. Enjoy water sports or just chill on the coastline – The Adriatic Sea is the ideal place to learn the true definition of relaxation.

  1. Hvar Town

The stunning island of Hvar Town draws 20,000 people per day in the height of the tourism season.

It features alluring 13thcentury walls, Gothic palaces and traffic-free streets.

Top pastimes include strolling around the main square, exploring the winding stone streets and swimming on the beaches before dancing the night away at the many party hot spots.