What To See In Croatia? – Most Popular Cities and Nature
What to see in Croatia? There are many possibilities and activities that your trip through Croatia be amazing. Maybe, you are not coming in Croatia because of sightseeing tour, but you’ll do that. There is hard to find a city or village that have no some “ancient” monument and something that will force you to do sightseeing. Croatia has a long history and its location has been a challenge for many conquerors, and consequently. You’ll see the intertwining of different cultures and heritage in Croatia if you choose to tours over Croatia.
So, back to the topic: “What to see in Croatia?”. As much as I’ll try to be brief in order to satisfy all of you who do not have time for long articles and try not to be long so that I can list all that is worth of your time, I will not succeed in any. Neither will be short nor will I succeed to do a list of all worth sightseeing.
Well, don’t waste time… Let’s make a list of “What to see in Croatia?”
What To See In Croatia – Most Popular Cities
Zagreb – You should definitely visit the capital and meet not only very interesting Upper City (Gornji Grad), but also get into museums. Zagreb is well known, among other things, as the city with the most museums in Europe.
Slavonia and Baranja
Slavonia and Baranja – After Dalmatia, this is the largest historical region of Croatia, known for its fields, oak trees, beautiful vineyards, ancient wine cellars and Baroque palaces and churches.
Inland of Istria
Porec – is one of the most popular and noises towns at the coast. Euphrasius Basilica from the 6th century is certainly one of the stars of Istrian historical attractions, from 1997 is on the list of UNESCO World Cultural Heritage.
Zadar – the best tourist destination in Europe according to European Best Destination. Zadar is the only one in the world that can boast of marine organ and have an installation of Greeting to Sun next to the organ.
Sibenik – Cathedral of St Jacob, who is listed in the UNESCO List of World Heritage in 2000. The Cathedral is entirely and only made of stone without any other material, and as a decoration has 71 sculptures of me, , women and children.
Split – a city that is EVEN 1700 years old and Diocletian’s Palace is probably one of the best preserved Roman monuments, from 1979 is under UNESCO protection. Split is also called “Flower of the Mediterranean”.
What to see in Croatia – Nature and Animal Life
Plitvice – Plitvice Lakes National Park is hard to describe. Breathtaking! Plitvice Lakes are in the middle of Europe and yet so natural. Be sure to visit, you will enjoy in the beautiful lakes and waterfalls.
Bird watching (Kopacki Rit) – Kopacki Rit in Slavonia (eastern Croatia) is a nature park and one of the best preserved wetland ecosystem with about 300 different species of birds that live in Kopacki Rit. If you are near Osijek, visit of this park is definitely worth your time.
Losinj – is a magical place that will seduce you with its attributes – smells, tastes, sounds and preserved natural beauty. In Losinj happily swims the last North Adriatic groups of dolphins. Losinj’s dolphins are one of the best-studied group in the Mediterranean.
Djakovo – Djakovo Stud Farm was founded in 1506, and is one of the oldest stud farm in Europe. Besides to its core business, because of the high attraction for the general public and a growing number of lovers of horses and equestrian sports, the state horse farm Djakovo has become a must destination tourist in Djakovo, Slavonia, and Croatia.