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Croatia in April
Written by Sarika on November 16, 2022 Share on

Croatia in April- A complete guide for a splendid vacation!

Croatia is a beautiful country on the Adriatic sea in Eastern Europe. It is home to many gorgeous waterfalls, enchanting islands, medieval buildings, old towns, lively nightlife and exciting places to visit. The best time to visit this country is during summer when the sun is warm and nice. Let us know everything about visiting Croatia in April for the most perfect vacation!


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Weather in Croatia in April

The weather in Croatia in April gets warmer than the previous month. The temperature rises from 7 degrees celsius to 16 degrees celsius. The temperature of the sea rises to 15 degrees celsius and remains warm. Due to low humidity, it makes a good time to visit beaches, museums, hiking and cliff jumping. The weather in Croatia is not notorious so you can fearlessly rely on the weather forecast. The best time to visit this beautiful place is from April to September! Plan your trip right away for the utmost fun!

Also, read- Top 8 things to do in Croatia

Top 5 Places to Visit in Croatia in April

  • Split
  • Dubrovnik
  • Krka National Park
  • Korcula
  • Pula

1. Split

Split in Croatia in April
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Split is a very authentic city with unbelievably beautiful beaches and streets. It is home to uncountable beaches and beachside resorts. The rustic and old town buildings and streets will sweep you off your feet. The best time to visit the beaches in Split is in April because, the beaches look gorgeously clear, warm and beautiful. Some of the best beaches in Split are Trstenik, Bacvice and Kastelet. You can also book some private beach houses and extravagantly spend your vacation! This is one of the nicest places to visit in Croatia in April!

Also read- Best things to do in Split

2. Dubrovnik

Dubrovnik in Croatia
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Dubrovnik is one of the topmost beautiful and must-visit cities in Croatia. The authenticity, scenic views and medieval old town walls are some of the significances of this city. This city is also known for multi-lingual cultures, artistic life, cultural events and exciting festivals. On your visit to Dubrovnik, do not forget to participate at least in one of the festivals, taste the Black Risotto, relax on the beaches and have a typical Croatian breakfast. You can stroll down the old town streets and admire the beautiful high walls of the city. Dubrovnik will win over your heart with no doubt!

Also, read- Top places to visit in Dubrovnik

3. Krka National Park

Krka National Park in Croatia in April
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Krka National Park is situated in the Lozovac region, Croatia. This is a very unique place to visit because this National Park is home to a series of 7 enchanting waterfalls, hiking trails, walkways, swimming places, traditional watermills and the Krka Monastery. The Krka Monastery is built above the famous Roman catacombs! There are many hotels around this place so you can even stay for a day or two. Including the series of 7 waterfalls, there are 16 plunging waterfalls with an expanse of lush green forests. You can also see many wild bears roaming in the park! This place is completely worth visiting on your vacation in Croatia!

Entry fee during April- 110 Kunas (INR 1279) for adults and 80 Kunas (INR 930) for children

Also, read- 5 Most beautiful waterfalls in Croatia

4. Korcula in Croatia in April

Korcula in Croatia
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Korcula is an elegant island in Croatia with ancient buildings and architecture. This town is also known as ‘Little Dubrovnik’ because of the medieval churches, buildings, palaces and town squares. And also the ferry travel to Korcula island is very scenic and pretty all the way. The dense forest is the major significance of this island. This island is also famous among the ancient Greeks. This gorgeous island is situated between Split and Dubrovnik. You can relax and have good food all day long on this beautiful island. Visiting this place in April elevates the whole experience! So, this island is a must-visit place in Croatia in April!

Also, read- Croatia in March for a wonderful vacation

5. Pula

Pula amphitheater in Croatia
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Pula is a very ancient city in Croatia. Also, there are pieces of evidence for inhabitance since the prehistoric era. This city is famous for the ancient Greek ruins, buildings and Roman architecture. The main attraction of this city is the Pula Arena, a Roman amphitheatre very similar to the Colosseum in Rome. This city is located on the seafront of the Istrian Peninsula. Because of its location, this city is very famous for fishing, shipbuilding, fish markets, tourism, wine, and food.

Some of the main attractions are ferry travel, Temple of Augustus, Brijuni National Park, Arch of the Sergii and Pula Aquarium. And also, this is one of the most favourite places for tourists and the natives! Do not forget to visit this place on your vacation to Croatia!

Also, read- 8 Free things to do in Croatia

4 Best Things to Do in Croatia in April

  1. Visit the Plitvice Lakes National Park
  2. Explore the local food and wine
  3. Visit the Archealogical museum in Zagreb
  4. Do a cliff jump

1. Visit the Plitvice Lakes National Park

Plitvice National Park
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The Plitvice Lakes National Park is the most famous attraction in Croatia. The lush green forests, bushes, suspended bridges and walkways, terrace lakes, limestone canyons, hiking trails and elegant waterfalls are some of the highlights of this place. And also, this place is on the UNESCO world heritage sites’ list! How great is that? The ensemble of 16 waterfalls will definitely treat your eyes and mind. This place can never be missed in Croatia!

2. Explore the local food and wine

Croatian food is a fusion of Mediterranean and Central European cuisines. The foods are exceptionally tasty, healthy and appetising. Some of the must-try Croatian foods are Black Risotto, Istrian Ham, Brodetto, typical Croatian breakfast with string coffee and Fritule. And the famous drink is Rakija, a local drink in Croatia. You can go on a street food crawl and explore the most delicious delicacies!

3. Visit the Archaelogical museum in Zagreb

The Archaeological Museum in Zagreb is one of the most important monuments in Croatia. It is home to more than 78,000 prehistoric objects, medals, coins, vases and antiques. There are separate sections for the Egyptian, Greek and Roman collection of artefacts. There are Greek vases, Egyptian antiques, Roman statues and objects from the Paleolithic Age to the Late Iron age. It was established in the year 1836 as a national museum and opened to the public in the year 1939. It is a very interesting place to visit and know more about ancient times!

4. Do a cliff jump

cliff jumping
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Cliff jumping is an extreme and fun activity to do. The Croatian islands like Hvar and Korcula are famous spots for cliff jumping. Jump from a cliff into the greenish turquoise warm waters for the best experience. Also, Buza Bar in Dubrovnik is the most popular spot for cliff jumping. You can enjoy this activity with some amazing food, wine and other water games. Try one of these adventurous sports in Croatia to feel the adrenaline rush!

Also, read- Incredible things to do in Hvar

Festivals in Croatia in April

  1. Biennale Contemporary music, Zagreb
  2. St. George’s day
  3. St. Mark’s festival

1. Biennale Contemporary music festival, Zagreb

This festival is a massive international contemporary music festival in Zagreb. This festival takes place in Zagreb, Croatia. Singers from all over the world take part in this festival to make it more fascinating!

2. St. George’s day

This festival is celebrated to welcome spring and pay respect to a brave Roman soldier. Many English and Croatian songs are played all day long. This festival is celebrated on April 23 and a St. George cross flag is hoisted in some places. This is one of the most happening festivals in Croatia!

3. St. Mark’s festival

This festival is to celebrate the gothic St. Mark Church and some local, national and international music. It is not only celebrated in Zagreb but also in most parts of Croatia. People perform local and classic music and dance together.

Also, read- 6 Famous festivals in Croatia

What to Pack for a trip to Croatia in April?

Croatia can be unpredictably warm and even hot sometimes. Let us know what to pack for a comfortable stay.

  • Beach clothes like shorts, swim suit, tank tops, flipflops and towels
  • Comfortable pants, T-shirts, tops and extra set of clothes
  • Shoes- trekking shoes and walking shoes and comfortable slippers for local tours
  • Essentials like sunscreen, sun glasses, hats, caps, an umbrella and things to play in the beach

Croatia in April can be more beautiful than you expect. All you have to do is plan your trip right away. This is just a small glimpse of gorgeous Croatia. There are more and more exciting things to do, places to explore, delicious food to eat, lively nightlife and stunning beaches to relax! Have the best times in one of the most aesthetic countries in the world! Do check out Pickyourtrail for more wonderful offers at jaw-dropping prices! Check out Croatia vacation packages to book the itinerary that suits you the best! You can also customise your Croatia itinerary according to your likes, dislikes, budget and interests!

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