Adorned with snazzy resorts frequented by stylish locals, it is not surprising Croatia is known as the jewel of the Adriatic. Signs of the Balkan conflict scarce, especially in the popular coastal towns, where the crystal blue sea and shimmering white sands are accessorized with extravagant yachts and posh clientele.
The Croatian coast also boasts a superb haven for sailors with its gusty, maestral winds. For those allergic to water or sport, Dubrovnik's anchored marble pathways and fortress-like walls provide an architectural mecca, unwavering against the backdrop of the gleaming sea.
Moving inland, Zagreb offers a more low-key insight into the Hrvatska culture. With its largely pedestrianized centre, it's a stroll-friendly capital. Flower-laden boulevards and al-fresco diners a plenty, Zagreb has scrubbed up well despite years of neglect and war. The courteous inhabitants exude a cheerful optimism and love of life that only enhances the country's authentic sense of wel…
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There are around 400 islands scattered off the Coast of Croatia, so you can't sail or cruise for long without running into one or another.
Make your music festival tickets into a proper break, by swapping the local locale and heading for one of Europe's Best Music Festivals instead.
The Split archipelago is good for spotting famous faces and good eating and drinking, but this holiday idea also visits Zlatni Rat, Croatia's most photographed beach.
Cruise or sail your way out of Dubrovnik for the peace and natural beauty of the Elaphiti islands, whose fertility has also been harnessed to produce wines and grow olives, figs and almonds. Then finish in Korčula for the Venetian architecture.
Cruise or hop around Croatian's north islands for bucket and spade holidays, medieval architecture, interesting landscapes and naturist friendly beaches.
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