2018 Top 15 hotels in Croatia

2018 Top 15 hotels in Croatia

Our experts' pick of the top 15 beach and seaside holiday hotels in Croatia for 2018, including the best hotels for families in destinations such as Dubrovnik, Rovinj and Zagreb.

The legend of the Stone Gate

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

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.

The Legend of Lokrum island

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.

Croatian limestone - The karst

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.

Sokol tower in Konavle

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.

SkyGreece Airlines brings Zagreb closer to Canada!

SkyGreece Airlines brings Zagreb closer to Canada!

SkyGreece Airlines introduced a direct air line from Toronto to Zagreb - the first flight is scheduled for June the 22nd and will continue as a seasonal line conducted on a weekly basis.

Sailing in Croatia

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.

Windsurfing in Croatia

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.

Ploce to Sarajevo train discontinued

Ploce to Sarajevo train discontinued

A few days ago, a 120 year old tradition has stopped when the last high-speed train from Ploce railway station left towards Sarajevo.

Decorated Easter eggs and the palm twigs

Easter eggs by dulist.hr

Easter is the greatest Christian holiday so it is not unusual that many customs have developed under the protection and influence of the Church.

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