Croatia – The Most Beautiful of Islands
Croatia, a popular destination not only for Czech tourists, is becoming increasingly popular. It boasts beautiful nature, beautiful towns with charming streets, a long coastline with beautiful beaches and more than a thousand of islands and islets.
More than a thousand? Do you find this inaccurate? Yes, exactly, Croats don't know exactly how many of them! Croatia is perfect for summer holidays. Czech and world celebrities have already discovered his magic. Do you choose where you want to go on holiday this year? We have tips for the 3 most beautiful Croatian islands.
Brač – An Island of Mountains and Beautiful Beaches
The island of Brac is the third largest Adriatic island. Everyone will find fun during the holiday. The highest peak, Vidova gora, reaches a height of 780 m, making Brač the perfect place for paragliding and hang gliding. From the top of the mountain there is a wonderful view of the island, the sea and some surrounding islands. And then the sunsets! There are countless sandy or pebbly beaches on the coast, sightseeing lovers can see one of the 116 churches that make Brac so picturesque.
TIP: Take a look at the hotels in Croatia and enjoy unforgettable summer vacation!
Hvar – The Island of Levander Aroma
The sea is crystal clear and will delight the greatest number of sunshine hours in the area. On a large part of the island there are beautiful lavender fields. The coast is rugged with plenty of smaller coves where you can spend your holidays alone like Robinson. And if you stop having fun, you can go to one of the local wine cellars - because Hvar is famous for growing vines and producing excellent wines.
Rab Island is an amazing tourist destination. It boasts a rugged coastline, lovers of swimming and water sports, especially yachtsmen. On the island you can find the famous Paradise Beach, which is one of the most popular beaches in Croatia. It has gradual entry into the water and is ideal for families with children or non-swimmers. The locals have preserved their traditions and customs. Often there are various traditional festivals that are an interesting show for tourists. In general, it is visited as a pleasant place for recreation and relaxation with the possibility of beautiful walks and observation of architectural monuments and attractions. Rab has been a naturist destination for many decades.
TIP: Take a look at Croatia's most beautiful nature beaches.
GPS: 43°18'25.8"N 16°38'41.6"E (Brač island)
Photos: PR, pixabay (title)
Edited by: Infoglobe
Every Czech has probably experienced a classic summer vacation at the Adriatic Sea at least once. And there will be not many of those who missed the stories of Indian chief Vinettou and his white brother Old Shatterhand. Are you one of those whom these associations make a smile on their faces? Try to break away from the Croatian coast on your next vacation and let the romantic novels by Karl May to take you to places you know from classic movies based on his novels. You will discover unique national parks and other karst scenery that are undoubtedly one of the most beautiful in Europe.
Many visitors consider Makarska Riviera to be one of the most attractive parts of Dalmatia and the Adriatic coast. Makarska Riviera has numerous attractive pebble beaches surrounded by pine forests and beautiful blue sea. Makarska Riviera is located at the foot of the impressive Biokovo Mountain, home of the Nature Park of Biokovo. Situated between beautiful Omiš, the center of Omiš Riviera in the north and remarkable Dubrovnik in the south, Makarska Riviera stretches around 55 km.
Zadar and the North Dalmatia are ideal summer holiday destinations - they offer everything you need for perfect vacations, therefore, it is no wonder that the Zadar region has been attracting many tourists every year. Remarkable historical and cultural monuments, beautiful surrounding islands, the most beautiful beaches, bays and coves on the Adriatic sea, vicinity to four national parks, good traffic connections, delicious traditional Mediterannean food, and domestic vine are just some of the reasons why to visit this area.
Pag is the fifth largest island in all of Croatia. It is famous in the world for lace, Pag cheese, white wine, salt and especially the beaches and its nightlife. It differs from mainland Croatia in that it retains its rural character. Although this has changed in recent years and the island is visited mainly by young people interested in enjoying party life on the famous beach Zrce.
Winter is still here. In spite it is still cold the summer is getting closer by every day. Hence one should start to think about a summer vacation alerady. Czechs love Croatia. We tell you where to go. Our destination are not only the famous Plitvice lakes yet many other national parks as well.
From Krka national park to Split. This is our journey today. It takes us about only two hours by car to get from Krka to the city.
Upon visit to the town of sibenik, we set out to Krka National Park. We have known it only on pictures so we are really eager to see it for real. We really are looking forward to swim under the waterfall and also to see the longest and most visited waterfall on the Krka river. Skradinski buk.
Towards the end of the summer beaches are not that overcrowded. The sun is still warm and the accommodation prices or prices for beach attractions are going down. Thus we and our friends set out to the „Slovak“ sea, to Croatia.
Sibenik is mere 200 kilometers from Plitvica Lakes, we mentioned these in our previous article. There are plentiful options where to find accommodation. I recommend you to stay at a hotel in Sibenik for you will stay many, many times at camps while in Croatia.
For decades Croatia has been popular destination among Czech tourists. Every year many families set off for a family vacation for several days at blue Adriatic Sea, eating Balkan cuisine and enjoying its culture.
We are approaching the end of our tour in Croatian towns and national parks. Today we make our last stop in the city of Zadar.
Everyone of us imagines something different when thinking about an ideal vacation. Someone likes to lie on a beach; some breaks his limits when climbing on mountains, or throws away his responsibility and goes to wild parties. For me it is a combination of everything mentioned above – from beaches, through crazy sports, to exploration of beauties of nature and tasting local cuisine.
The Istrian Peninsula is located between the Gulf of Terste and the Gulf of Kvarner. It is the largest peninsula in the Adriatic Sea. Istria is divided between Italy, Slovenia and the largest part of the peninsula belongs to Croatia. To Croatia our today’s journey gets.
This bay is also known as Lim Canal, and you can find it on west coast of Istria, six kilometres distant from the town of Rovinj. The canal is nine kilometres long and was established with inundation of karst valley.
The Plitvice Lakes are situated in the Dinaric karst area at altitude of 500–640 meters. These are a group of 16 large and several small karst lakes in cascade arrangement. Over 140 waterfalls links these lakes together. The cascades were created by activity of unique bacteria living in moss and grass. Barriers between the lakes rise up to 3 centimeters each year.
I was one of the ten most beautiful islands in the world... Taking the bus to the Croatian port of Split from Bratislava lasted approximately 12 hours. Luckily it was that the island is almost at the very south of Croatia, and the number of passengers slightly exceeded the number 20. So in the bus each passenger had two seats, and that is real luxury.
When making acquintance with Istria towns, small town of Rovinj could not be omitted in any case. You are recommended to visit such locality and enjoy fully local atmosphere. This fact would bring unforgettable experience to each traveller, especially, when you feel to be like in Italy in this Croatian town.
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