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Best places to visit in Croatia

Going to Croatia has become a very fashionable thing to do. It is easy to see why. With its hundreds of islands and a sunny coastline, this small country in the Balkans is an ideal holiday destination. To find out more, the great Evaneos travellers provide good advice. Follow their detailed guidelines, region by region, on the sites of the country.

Famous for its wild nightlife, Croatia also has pretty historical towns, a genuine hinterland and unique nature reserves such as Plitvice Lakes or Krka .

To get the most out of Croatia, you need to get past the big tourist developments and discover the unknown or remote little gems such as the Blue Cave of Vis on Bi islandševo

If you arrive from Italy by car, you will probably arrive in Istria and the region of Pula, a very popular destination in summer. Along the coast, the towns of Zadar andSplit bear witness to centuries of history. As for the islands, you will be spoilt for choice. For nightlife that lasts until morning, join the jet set at Hvar.

The region of Dalmatia, located on the border between Montenegro and Bosnia, is spread around Dubrovnik. Opening onto the Balkans this beautiful fortified town bathes in sunlight from the Adriatic. 

The regions around Zagreb, the capital and Slavonia in the east are the least populated but are the most typically representative of Croatian daily life, particularly rural daily life.

Whatever you want to see on your travels, you can consult the Evaneos site to discover the pearls of Croatia and create your ideal itinerary by bus or car.

Julie Olagnol
Brač (Croatia)
Brač
5/5
Brač is located 30 minutes by ferry from Split and is my favourite island in Croatia.
Dubrovnik is undoubtedly one of Croatia's most beautiful cities, with reminders of its rich history visible at every turn. But these qualities also attract hordes of tourists who come to capture the charm and atmosphere of its various sites and attractions.
Komiza (Croatia)
Komiza
5/5
The second largest town on the island of Vis, Komiža is an adorable little jewel of a place that feels like it lies at the very end of the world on an island at the very end of the world.
The southernmost region of Croatia, Konavle is home to magnificent landscapes, ranging from sea to mountain.
Just off Sibenik lies Kornati, an archipelago of over 140 islands, the largest archipelago in the Mediterranean.
Kotor (Montenegro)
Kotor
5/5
Kotor is a wonderful historical town surrounded by an incredible fortress and situated on a bay with the same name.
Like Vis, Lastovo is one of the most isolated islands in Croatia and home to a particularly rich range of wildlife.
Perched atop a small hill in the heart of Istria, Motovun is an adorable little village known for its truffles and its way of life.
Omiš (Croatia)
Omiš
5/5
Located south from Split, the coastal resort town of Omiš benefits from a wonderful natural location surrounded by sea, mountain and river.
Pula (Croatia)
Pula
5/5
Pula has some wonderful architectural heritage to offer, with its exceptionally well-preserved amphitheatre a notable example of this. Visiting the city and immersing yourself in this historical past is a very enjoyable experience.
A charming Dalmatian village, and the capital of Brac Island, Supetar is the gateway to the island's charms.
Trogir (Croatia)
Trogir
5/5
Lying around 19 miles from Split, Trogir is without a doubt Croatia's most charming port, and has miraculously managed to escape the effects of mass tourism.
Varaždin is a strongly Baroque-influenced small city lying north of Zagreb in the Zgorje region of Croatia. 
Vis (Croatia)
Vis
5/5
One of Croati's most beautiful islands, Vis remained off limits to the public for a long time due to its status as a military base.
Zadar (Croatia)
Zadar
5/5
Zadar is a very nice town between tradition and modernity and known for having the best sunset of all the coast.
Situated just opposite Vis Island, the tiny island of Bisevo is well known for its Blue Grotto.
Buje (Croatia)
Buje
4/5
A fortified town in the region of Istria, Buje has a magnificent historic centre and a beautiful view of the surrounding areas.
Cavtat (Croatia)
Cavtat
4/5
One of the southernmost coastal resorts in Croatia, Cavtat lies in a magnificent location and is wonderfully well preserved.
Ilok (Croatia)
Ilok
4/5
Lying on the border with Serbia at the far eastern extreme of Croatia, the town of Ilok is famous for its excellent wines and its historic centre.
Kocje (Croatia)
Kocje
4/5
The reserve of Kocje is situated on the island of Korčula right at the bottom of Croatia. One of the most beautiful parks that I have visited.
A national park situated on the conflux of the Drava and the Danube Kopacki Rit is one of Europe's largest wetlands and is a paradise for nature lovers.
One of Croatia's most beautiful (and most visited!) islands, Korčula has managed to retain its traditional character, despite the increasing pressure exerted by tourism.
Krka (Croatia)
Krka
4/5
A natural national park where you can go swimming!
This tiny village, located north of Zagreb, is mainly famous for being the birthplace of Tito, who was once president of what was the former Yugoslavia.
Mljet (Croatia)
Mljet
4/5
One of the most isolated and remote islands on the continent, Mljet is a real paradise barely affected by mass tourism, unlike other coastal islands.
A very pleasant seaside town which resembles the French Riviera and whose Art Nouveau style houses are a change from the baroque or medieval centres of the other towns and cities in Croatia. 
Osijek (Croatia)
Osijek
4/5
Osijek is the largest city in the northern Croatian region of Slavonia, an area very different in character to the country's coastal regions.
Though not far from the coast, the region this park is located in is rocky and mountainous. The park is a great place to visit for people who enjoy walking and rock climbing.
Situated on Lastovo, one of the most isolated islands in the country, Pasadur is little port nestled in a creek, overlooking turquoise seas.
Poreč (Croatia)
Poreč
4/5
Poreč is a wonderful and historic little coastal town in the Croatian region of Istria, on the border with Slovenian.
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