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Best reasons to visit Croatia
Written by Nivethitha Bharathi on September 10, 2021 Share on

10 Best Reasons To Visit Croatia: Fall In Love With Charming Croatia!

Croatia is the gem of the Balkan Peninsula that has distinct and beautiful geography with extensive islands, vibrant turquoise beaches, phenomenal national parks and the oldest towns with rich architectures. Despite being surrounded by hotspot destinations like Austria, Italy and Greece, Croatia attracts world tourists with its authenticity. Apart from its rugged shores, quintessential streets and picturesque towns, there are many more experiences awaiting you to choose Croatia over other destinations. Here are the “10 best reasons to visit Croatia” that allows you to choose a holiday with zero regrets.

 

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10 Best Reasons To Visit Croatia

While Croatia has thousands of reasons that pull you towards its marvellous cities and coastal islands to spend your vacation, here are the “10 most prominent reasons” that remind you Croatia is different from other countries existing close to the Mediterranean sea. 

  1. Distinctively Gorgeous Beaches & Coastlines
  2. Vibe In The Game Of Thrones Film Locations
  3. Charming Wine Tours
  4. Mouthwatering Croatian Cuisine
  5. Adventure-Seeker’s Heaven
  6. Perfect For Island Hopping
  7. Remarkable National Parks
  8. Captivating Cities 
  9. Impressive Festivities
  10. Easy Access And Affordability

Also Read: 10 Unique Things To Do In Croatia

1. Distinctively Gorgeous Beaches & Coastlines

Beaches, Best reasons to visit Croatia
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Being a country with most of its cities occupying the Mediterranean coastline, nothing can go wrong with your summer trip to Croatia. Every coast offers picturesque views that soothe your eyes. Not just that, all the stunning beaches balancing in between the colour of green and blue offer much more amusement than swimming. Yes! On the unspoilt beaches of Croatia, you can do everything from sailing, kayaking, sunset cruises, scuba diving to kite surfing, jet skiing and snorkelling. 

Best Beaches: Zlatni Rat, Sakarun Beach, Spiaza and Zrce Beach.

Also Read: Croatia Itinerary For 7 Days

2. Vibe In The Game of Thrones’ Film Locations

Being a GoT fan is enough reason for you to spend your holidays in Croatia. The renowned Tv Show Game of Thrones is filmed in some of the breathtaking sites of Croatia. Without any effort, you can easily book a Game of Thrones tour around the country. Explore the featured locations and recreate your favourite scene and capture some Instagrammable moments. Engross in the Game of Thrones vibe in the best of Croatia’s historical sites.

GoT Locations: City Wall in Dubrovnik, The Fortress of Klis, Trsteno Arboretum and the City of Meereen.

3. Tours Solely For Wine Tasting

Vineyard, Best reasons to visit Croatia
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For every person who romanticises wines, Croatia is more than a paradise. Since the start of winemaking by Greeks in Dalmatian islands, Croatia got hold of this tradition. You can find the flavours unique to Croatia by planning a wine tour around Istria, Pelješac and Korčula. You can ride a bike or cycle through the vineyard trails and experience the scenic ride that smells nothing but wine. On the whole, Croatian wines make up one of the best reasons to visit Croatia.

Also Read: Places To Visit In Dubrovnik

4. Mouthwatering Croatian Cuisine

Octopus in Hvar
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Croatia is home to some of the best seafood dishes you have ever tried before. Being close to the Adriatic sea, there will always be a fresh catch at almost all restaurants. Ston in Croatia is home to the tastiest oysters and mussels in the world. Octopus is always a must-try on the menu, a top favourite among locals. You can also savour traditional meat-based food from Korčula, Vis and Zadar. Restaurants in Croatia will make you drool over their cuisine. Also, don’t forget to participate in truffle hunting and indulge in some extravagant truffle delicacies. You can immediately sense the influence of Hungary and Italy over the Croatian cooking style. Croatia is the best destination for culinary tourism so make it a top priority on your bucket list.

5. Adventure-Seeker’s Heaven

Adventure, Reasons to visit Croatia
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When you are in Croatia, there isn’t a limit to putting your adventure spirit to the test. There are endless scopes in every part of Croatia. Even though most of them revolve around water sports, there are also ways for you to venture into every landscape. You can go hiking in Omis’s lush hiking trail and Vidova Gora on Brač Islands or drive your adrenalin by river rafting in the Cetina River. For passionate bikers, Istria will allow to rent a mountain bike or cycle to ride along in some of the mindblowing trails of Croatia. There isn’t a single adventure you couldn’t afford to miss when you are in Croatia. 

Also Read: Top Things To Do In Split

6. Perfect For Island Hopping

Island Hopping
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Croatia is a complete package with over 1200 prolific and striking islands, making it an ideal destination for Island hopping and sailing. Rent a sailing boat, speed boat, yacht or catamarans, anything that suits your personality or time. From the Elaphiti Islands, Hvar Islands, Pakleni Islands to Korčula Islands, you can spend an entire month in Croatia only to explore all these gems. Zadar, Split, and Dubrovnik make up for a base to start your Island hopping as they are close to an array of most sought Islands like Dugi Otok, Mljet, Vis, Solta and Brac. With so many Islands to explore the history and naturalistic aura, Croatia gives you another reason for catching a flight to visit Croatia.

Also Read: Incredible Things To Do In Hvar

7. Remarkable National Parks

Plitvice National Park
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When in Croatia, you don’t go short with scenic views, picturesque lakes, and stunning waterfalls because it is home to the most astonishing national parks in the world. Yes! 8 national parks give you more than enough choices to engage by trekking, hiking, swimming and photography. The most important national park to start with will be Plitvice National Park, a UNESCO heritage site with unrealistically beautiful lakes and mind-boggling waterfalls. The best backdrop you could ever get in the world will be there. Apart from that, there are Krka National Park and Kornati National Park that are equally attractive.

Also Read: Top 10 Things To Do In Zadar

8. Captivating Cities

Zagreb, best reasons to visit Croatia
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Croatian cities have a charm in them that steal the spotlight from many other countries. Each city has signature art and architecture that merge well with modernity without disappearing. While Dubrovnik, the UNESCO heritage city, steals your heart with its Old Towns, Wall and nostalgic alleys, Zagreb and Zadar make you feel at home with mesmerising monuments and cathedrals. In Rijeka, you can climb the 550 steps to explore the Trsat Castle and travel back in time. This way, every city will captivate you with their cultural and historical elements.

9. Impressive Festivities

Croatia is a renowned European nation for all the festivals that happen. Apart from visiting Croatia for Rijeka Carnival, make sure to visit to also engage in music festivals. Yes, Croatia is notable for being Europe’s best hotspot for music festivals. Its geographical setting, pubs, and beaches are huge advantages making Outlook Festival, Dimensions Festival, Fresh Island Festival and SONUS Festival a success.

10. Easy Access & Affordability

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Once you reach Croatia, executing your itinerary becomes simple than you think. All the must-visit sites are close to each other that accessing and travelling from Dubrovnik to Split, Split to Hvar, Hvar to Zadar, and Zadar to Zagreb will be hassle-free. Not just that, with the airport in major cities, with harbours at all the coasts and bus routes and beautifully paved roadways, you don’t have much to worry about commuting. Now, when it comes to affordability, out of many of the tourist destinations in Europe, Croatia tops the list as an affordable holiday destination. And this doesn’t compromise anyway on quality. 

 

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Now that you are charmed by these “10 best reasons to visit Croatia”, we hope you are already planning your upcoming vacation to Croatia. With plenty of monuments, recreational activities, relaxing views and glorious foods, nothing can go wrong with a perfect tour in Croatia. So start looking for an excellent Croatia travel package on Pickyourtrail or start customising your Croatian itinerary with simple steps.

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