3 Easy Alternatives to Dubrovnik
Dubrovnik has put Croatia on the map as one of the premiere Mediterranean travel destinations. It’s a stunning city by itself, sometimes referred to as a wonder of the world and, as most realise by now, it’s been made all the more popular by the smash hit television drama Game Of Thrones.
The legend of the Stone Gate
In the time when there was no bridge over the trench, when it wasn't necessary to defend the city from plague or Ottomans, in the Stone Gate lived a pious widow, Mrs. Modlar.
The sandy beaches of Dubrovnik area
Pebble, gravel, stone or concrete beaches. You name it, Dubrovnik has it. Here's a list of the most popular ones - the sandy beaches in Dubrovnik area.
Top 15 hotels in Croatia
Our experts' pick of the top 15 beach and seaside holiday hotels in Croatia, including the best hotels for families in destinations such as Dubrovnik, Rovinj and Zagreb.
Sailing in Croatia
The beach is deserted and off in the distance you can hear the cries of sea gulls. The beautiful rocky shoreline of the cove caught your attention immediately, and you decide that is where you should spend the night. While there is still daylight left, you decide to spend some time exploring the beach. It feels good doing this together with your friends, you will be able to share the experience. That's why you chose sailing in Croatia.
The Zagreb Mummy
One of the most valuable collections in Zagreb's Archaeological museum is the Egyptian collection and among its 2000+ artefacts the "star of the show" is definitely the Egyptian mummy purchased in the 19th century from the family of the Austrian vice-marshal Franz Koller.
Advent in Zagreb
Christmas fairs in the heart of the city, concerts and cultural events, beautiful lighting, an ice skating rink and spicy mulled wine - a perfect combination for getting into the Christmas mood!
The Legend of Lokrum island
The curse of the monks from Lokrum is a well known legend even outside Croatia and people have been comparing it with the curse of the Pharaohs. The expelled monks cursed the island before they left - later possessors and owners - kings and princes died of unnatural causes.
Windsurfing in Croatia
Thanks to the excellent conditions for windsurfing, many national and international competitions are held on the Croatian coast. The most popular locations are Viganj on Peljesac peninsula and Bol, Supetar and Povlja on the island of Brac as well as Premantura near Pula.
Croatian limestone - The karst
Rain is not lacking here, but oddly enough a typical karst phenomenon appears - bodies of water such as streams, rivers and lakes are missing and form a beautiful, sometimes even surreal landscape.
Croatia's museum night
During one night in the year (usually on the last Friday in January) over 150 museums, galleries and institutions in Croatia will open its doors to visitors - for free.
Sokol tower in Konavle
The reconstruction of this magnificent defensive tower took years and required a lot of work, money and patience. Finally, in full glory, it once again opened its doors.
Decorated Easter eggs and the palm twigs
Easter is the greatest Christian holiday so it is not unusual that many customs have developed under the protection and influence of the Church.