Croatia is a small country that offers its visitors a diverse range of landscapes: from vast farmlands of Slavonia adorned with sunflowers to mild hills of Zagorje close to its capital Zagreb, via mountainous region hiding gorgeous rivers and lakes, to the Adriatic coast and its 1244 islands and islets.
Seven UNESCO World Heritage sites: Old City of Dubrovnik, Stari Grad Plain on Hvar Island, historical complex of Split with Dioecletian’s Palace, historic City of Trogir, Cathedral of St Jacob in Sibenik, Plitvice Lakes National Park and episcopal complex of the Euphrasian Basilica in the historic centre of Poreč; eight national parks: Brijuni, Plitvice Lakes, Risnjak, Kornati, Sjeverni Velebit (Northern Velebit), Paklenica, Krka and Mljet; and eleven nature parks: Kopacki Rit, Papuk, Lonjsko Polje, Medvednica, Zumberak, Ucka, Velebit, Telascica, Vransko Jezero, Biokovo and Lastovsko Otocje provide a lot of exploring to do. Varied cultural calendar, rich architectural and religious heritage will feed your mind and soul.
There are more opportunities to get to know the country and the people first hand on wine routes and grape harvesting, olive and tangerine picking, rural agrotourist businesses. More active types will find the incredible range of activities, from rafting, kayaking, diving and other watersports to hiking, biking and many more.
Discover the more relaxed life of the cities on the coast, such as Dubrovnik, Split, Trogir, Sibenik or the hustle and bustle of the country’s capital, Zagreb.
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|May 1||International Workers' Day|
|June 22||Anti Fascist Resistance Day|
|June 25||Statehood Day|
|August 5||Victory and Homeland Thanksgiving Day|
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