Croatia is one of the world’s leading destinations offering a wide range of accommodation options and related content for all tastes and styles. But have you ever thought about an autumn holiday in Croatia? There are very good reasons to visit Croatia during September, October or November. Lower costs of accommodation, beautiful nature and the absence of congestion in the cities are the main advantages for a tour of Croatia in the fall.
Nature in autumn is a travel invitation itself. Spillover colors on the trees, less crowded and cheaper accommodation are major deals for the autumn holidays in Croatia. As a country with beautiful and preserved nature, Croatia is ideal for sightseeing and relaxation after a dense tourist season. The only thing you need is good weather. Review the forecast in advance and select the region you want.
At Plitvice Lakes the biggest contrast of nature you’ll experience in the fall. The clear water of waterfalls or lakes is highlighted by the colorful trees. Nature Park Kopacki Rit or popularly known “Baranja Sea” becomes a real animal kingdom where you can see tens of thousands of birds in one place. This is also a great time for sightseeing because the mosquitoes are gone. You can meet rich nature and animal life with boat cruises, but also with the open train or country carriages. If you want more nature to enjoy, you can also go camping on the river, mountain or at the coast.
Sea trips and long strolls to the beaches, moderate and comfortable temperatures are ideal for walking on the beaches, Ucka, Biokovo or rafting on Cetina. You can enjoy the nature of the island of Krk with the relaxing hiking trail of the town of Krk or visit any other place at the coast.
Do not miss the traditional chestnut tree roads in Hrvatska Kostajnica or in Petrinja. With an organized visit to the chestnut forest, visitors can enjoy the salty and sweet home-made preparations of this valuable fruit, visit numerous exhibitions and forgotten crafts, tambourines, folklore groups, take a real tourist tram or just stroll through the streets and alleys full of variety colorful stands stitched with the smell of roasted chestnuts.
Croatia is a rich country with beautiful village houses. It is rich in green and golden fields, plains, gentle hills, roaring rivers, medieval fortresses and Renaissance castles, springs of medicinal water, traditional specialties, scented wines… Croatia has a soul and is ideal for your autumn holidays in the countryside.
The US television network CNN has recommended in its show “Mainsail” the Croatian coast as an autumn destination for sailing. In the fall on the Croatian coast is still warm, but there are not so many tourists and crowds. Of all the places that you should visit, CNN stated Split, Hvar, Korcula, Dubrovnik, and Mljet. Croatian coast has a rich history and is full of Renaissance and Roman monuments. Now it’s up to you, come and see.
If yes, then it is for you the ideal combination of the autumn holidays in Croatia and thereby satisfy your passion for cycling and hiking. The best time for cycling or hiking is just the spring or autumn when it is not too hot, but warm enough to enjoy outdoor activities. There are numerous hiking and biking trails in Croatia that will guide you through picturesque landscapes, olive groves, and vineyards to lookouts, caves and beautiful bays. Enjoying the scents of aromatic herbs while your trail leads you through unspoiled nature is a true pleasure, especially if you stop by at one of the wineries and restaurants, and tour the historical and cultural sites.
Whether you are driving on an open road or opting for more demanding mountain biking, or hiking, Croatia is definitely the right choice.
The grape harvest is in September and the olives are harvested in October and November. For lovers of natural beauty and active holidays is enough to go with the hosts in the vineyards and olive groves. With the tour of the wine cellar and olive groves you’ll meet with the tradition of the Mediterranean cultures and feel the atmosphere of life in Croatia.
Good weather perfect for your health, a peaceful environment without tourist crowds, more favorable prices than in high season, and a lot to see and experience… What are you waiting for???