Croatia Holidays

Croatia
Cheap Holidays to Croatia:

Travel Guide to your Holiday in Croatia:

Croatia is located between central, southern, and eastern Europe. From cycling to diving, nautics to naturism, there is plenty to do on a holiday in Croatia all year round. As well as the glorious beaches, a holiday in Croatia has museums and ancient attractions and some very lively nightlife in certain resorts so there is something for everyone on a cheap holiday to Croatia.

Weather on Holiday in Croatia:

Croatia's coastline has a pleasant Mediterranean climate, where summers are hot and sunny, and winters are cold and wet. Inland in Croatia is a more continental climate with cold and snowy winters, and warm summers. A popular time to holiday in Croatia is between April and September, although the sea will be too cool for swimming in April but you may get a holiday bargain in Croatia at this time of year.

Out and about on Holiday in Croatia:

Croatia boasts mile upon mile of beautiful coastline bordering the clear blue waters of the Adriatic Sea. Perfect for outdoor adventure holidays, city sightseeing or simply relaxing on your holiday. Croatia has a scenic landscape of mountains and gorges, lakes and waterfalls, uninhabited islets and beautiful beaches, historic cities and UNESCO heritage sites.

Outdoor activities on a holiday in Croatia take full advantage of the scenic landscapes and, with 8 national parks and over 400 mountain trails, mountain climbers, cyclists, walkers and cyclists of all abilities will enjoy their holiday in Croatia. Canoeing, rafting and kayaking the lakes and rivers on a holiday in Croatia can range from leisurely drifting past historic castles to fast flowing rapids and thundering waterfalls.

There is plenty to see along the coast too, as Croatia has over 700 islands and islets, dozens of reefs and over 1000 bays. On a holiday in Croatia there is a choice of sailing and diving schools and over 50 marinas to cater to your needs.

On the Dalmatian Coast in Croatia the beautiful walled medieval cities of Dubrovnik and Spit are UNESCO world heritage sites and offer a rich cultural experience. The holiday resort of Cavtat is a heritage town with a charming waterfront, secluded bays, Roman monuments and palaces and is just a short boat or bus ride from Dubrovnik. Mlini is a peaceful village on the Dubrovnik Riviera. Orebic enjoys sheltered beaches, surrounded by natural wine country and views to Korcula Island. The ancient city of Zadar in Croatia offers something for all holiday makers from the historic quarter to contemporary bars and modern shopping; beaches, trekking, diving and rafting.

On the Istrian Coast of Croatia, the relaxing holiday resort of Rabac has a string of beaches with transparent waters. Porec is an established holiday resort in Croatia and combines well preserved historic attractions with a diverse range of land and water-sports. Pula is an ancient and well preserved city with a stunning amphitheatre used to host events, miles of gorgeous coast line and in easy reach of the Brijuni National Park. The romantic town or Ravinj is rich with Venetian architecture and surrounded by natural greenery.

On the Kvarna Riviera, Opatija is an elegant holiday resort with attractive parks and luxury hotels. Inland in Croatia, at the foot of the Medvednica Mountain, the capital of Zagreb offers a treasure trove of sights, beautiful parks, museums and galleries surrounded by countryside and castles.

Lying just off shore of Croatia the picturesque Hvar Island combines medieval cities with vineyards, olive groves and the relaxing scent of the lavender fields. Korcula Island is famous for it's old town located on the fish-shaped peninsula and as the birthplace of Marco Polo. The scenic Rab Island is located in Kvarner Bay, and offers a traditional atmosphere, scenic walks and coastal villages.

Eating out on Holiday in Croatia:

Croatia's cuisine has its own culinary traditions within each region in the country. The Croatia mainland cuisine uses lots of spices, lard and garlic for cooking and has a Turkish and Austrian theme to it. The coastal regions of Croatia have influences from Greece as well as Mediterranean cuisine using olive oil, herbs and spices. The food in Croatia was simple peasant food, until a recent revamp of the menus and now you will find a great choice of menus including Chinese, Thai and American cuisine.

The resorts are full of cheap cafes and restaurants. The restaurants in Croatia offer a good choice of menus with local produce to choose from. Its not expensive to eat in Croatia therefore the best option maybe to go self catering to make the most of trying the local cuisine.

Croatia Holiday Facts:

Flight Time to Croatia: Flight times vary depending on the area in Croatia but are mainly between 2 hours to 3 hours from the UK

Currency: Croatian Kuna, Euro widely accepted

Best Time to visit Croatia: April to October, High season July - August

Places within Croatia

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