Croatia is one of the most underrated countries to visit in Europe and is home to beautiful beaches, mountains, national parks, and cities. To discover some of the most beautiful sights and experiences which Croatia has to offer tourists, simply continue reading.
The beautiful sights and experiences Croatia has to offer:
1. Plitvice Lakes National Park
Plitvice Lakes National Park features 16 turquoise blue terraced lakes which are all joined by stunning waterfalls. If you arrange to complete a hike in the Plitvice Lakes National Park, you’ll get to hike around each of the lakes. Alternatively, you can also explore 12 of the national park’s lakes by electric boat, which is a great alternative, if your time in Croatia is limited and you want to see as much of Croatia as possible in a short period of time.
2. Dubrovnik’s Old Town
Dubrovnik is a coastal city which is one of the most visited cities in Croatia. Dubrovnik’s Old Town is encompassed by a 16th century stone wall and still features historic buildings such as a baroque church, a renaissance palace, and a gothic palace.
If you visit Dubrovnik’s Old Town start off your exploration by heading to the Old Town Plaza, which is home to numerous restaurants and boutiques.
Hvar is a Croatian island which is best known for being a popular seaside resort town. While touring Hvar, make sure to spend an afternoon sunbathing on Dubovica Beach, which is one of the prettiest beaches in Croatia and to travel inland to visit Hvar’s gorgeous lavender fields.
If you’re a bit of a history buff, also make sure to visit the Hvar Cathedral which is a historic cathedral which was built in the Renaissance and the island’s hilltop fortress. The latter of which also offers phenomenal views of Hvar’s coastline and bustling town.
4. Mt Biokovo
Mt Biokovo is a rugged mountain which is located in the Croatian city of Makarska. Mt Biokovo is a nature reserve which features numerous hiking trails and is home to spectacular golden eagles, which are well worth trying to spot and photograph. If you’re a keen hiker, you may want to try to hike to the peak of the Sveti Jure summit as you’ll be treated to incredible views of Makarska.
5. Banje Beach
Banje Beach is an inner city beach which is located in Dubrovnik and which gives visitors a perfect view of Dubrovnik’s old town. So if you love the idea of sunbathing and swimming at an inner city beach which features glorious views of Medieval buildings, you’ll love spending a day at Banje Beach!
If you want to grab a bite to eat while you’re at Banje Beach, you’re also in luck as you’ll be able to grab a drink and a bite to eat at the ever popular Banje Beach Resturant, Lounge and Club. Which happens to be one of the most popular hot spots in Dubrovnik.
6. Betina Cave
Betina Cave is a social media worthy natural cave which boasts a lovely beach as well as a kayak rental business. To get to Betina Cave is a relatively fuss-free process as there are regular ferries to Betina Cave!
So if you have your heart set on exploring some of Croatia’s most beautiful, photographable locations, book your ferry tickets online at bookaway and make sure you visit some of the six destinations listed above.