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Best Places To Visit In Croatia To Make The Most Of Your Trip

If you are wondering what are the best places to visit in Croatia this year, you’ve come to the right place! Here, I’ve will show you some of the top Croatia destinations worth visiting, plus insider tips to help you get the most out of your travel adventure.

Let’s get started and discover the best places to visit in Croatia!


First on our list is Dubrovnik,the most popular tourist destination in Croatia and beyond. Visitors form all over the world are fascinated with its cultural heritage and breathtaking scenery.

George Bernard Shaw called it “the pearl of the Adriatic. No wonder why the producers of the well known TV show Game of Thrones chosen Dubrovnik Old town as one of their filming locations.

Where to stay in Dubrovnik? Check out: DUBROVNIK ACCOMMODATION

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Dubrovnik, Croatia ( image source : Max pixel )


Makarska, the center of Makarska Riviera, is traditionally one of the favorite destinations on the Croatian coast, attractive for its beautiful nature and tourist attractions.

Pebble beaches with the crystal-clear sea (like the popular Punta Rata in Brela) offer lots of fun activities for young people and families with children.

Where to stay in Makarska? Check out: MAKARSKA ACCOMONDATION

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Makarska, Croatia ( image source: Flickr )


With more then 2700 hours of sun through year, Hvar is one the most visited Croatian islands, not just popular among celebrities and those who want to be a part of a fashionable nightlife, but also among those who want a relaxing summer holiday.

The island of Hvar is a perfect blend of luxury destination and intact sunny paradise of nature beauty, rich with wild beaches, crisp clean sea, olive and lavender fields.

Where to stay on Hvar island? Check out: HVAR ISLAND PLACES TO STAY

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Hvar, Croatia ( image source : Max pixel )


When it comes to the best places to visit in Croatia in 2019, Split is definitely a must-visit destination! It is is the second largest city in Croatia and the biggest one on the coast. This charming town is a perfect combination of the ancient history and beauty of the Adriatic Sea.

Split is a great place to see Dalmatian everyday life as it’s really lived. Local people claim that their city is the most beautiful town in the world and you will think so too, as soon as you visit Split.

Where to stay in Split? Check out: SPLIT ACCOMONDATION

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Split, Croatia ( image source : Max Pixel )


The island of Pag get into media mostly because of the Zrce beach, popular party destination, also known as „Croatian Ibiza”. This image overshadows the fact that Pag has fascinating nature and gorgeous sandy beaches that are perfect for families with kids.

The island of salt, lamb, cheese and lace has so much to offer for its visitors. If you pick Pag as your next travel destination, it won’t disappoint you. Keep on mind that this is one of those hot spots in Croatia that get booked very quickly, so hurry up and book your accommodation on Pag on time.

Where to stay on Pag island? Check out: PAG ISLAND ACCOMONDATION

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Pag, Croatia ( image source: pixabay )


Zadar is an intriguing coastal city located in the central Dalmatia, full of exceptional history and rich cultural heritage. Alfred Hitchcock wrote: “Zadar has the most beautiful sunset in the world, more beautiful than the one in Key West, Florida”.

Apart form the sunset and cultural monuments, you can enjoy the symphony of the only Sea Organ in the world and magical urban light installation Greeting to the Sun near the new harbor for cruise ships.

Where to stay in Zadar? Check out: ZADAR ACCOMONDATION

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Zadar, Croatia – Sea Organ ( image source: Max Pixel )

Plitvice Lakes

The Plitvice Lakes are considered to be one of the most beautiful natural destinations in the world. Located roughly halfway between capital city Zagreb and Zadar on the coast, the Plitvice lakes are a definite must-see in Croatia.

With cascading waterfalls hidden among lush forest greenery, this system of 16 interlinked lakes were set aside as a national park back in 1949. There are numerous walkways and hiking trails around and across the water. The area around the lakes is home to an extremely wide variety of animal and bird species.


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Plitvice lakes, Croatia ( image source : Flickr )


Rovinj is a stunning seaside town located on the west cost of Istria. It’s known as one of the most romantic towns in the Mediterranean. The charm of the narrow streets, ancient monuments, little galleries and cafes, will make you fall in love in this Croatian city.

Rovinj archipelago is the area of outstanding natural beauty, formed by twenty islands with numerous beaches to explore., the largest world’s travel site, in January 2018 included Rovinj in its Top 10 World Destination On the Rise.

Where to stay in Rovinj? Check out: ROVINJ ACCOMONDATION

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Rovinj, Croatia ( image source: Max Pixel )

Stay tune, I will update this list of the best places to visit in Croatia with more awesome destinations!

Check out: Croatia Travel Guide: Where To Go In Croatia (And What To Do)

What is your favorite destination in Croatia? Tell me in the comments bellow. I would love to hear from you!

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