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Croatia in August
Written by Sarika on August 21, 2021 Share on

Croatia in August- For an amazing European vacation!

Croatia is an aesthetically beautiful country on the Adriatic Sea in the Balkans. It is also home to many enchanting waterfalls, party islands, medieval buildings, old towns, vibrant nightlife and exciting places to visit. There are also so many other things to do like water sports, adventure hiking, parasailing, kayaking and partying in Croatia in August! Know more about the weather, lifestyle, food and other things about the country and have a perfect stay over there!

 

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Weather in Croatia in August

The weather in Croatia in August is very pleasant and perfect to travel. The temperature ranges from 22 degrees to 30 degrees celsius. But the sea temperature maintains at 23-25 degrees celsius making it warm and perfect for swimming and many other water games. This month is also great for pubs crawl, island hopping, cliff jumping and zip-lining. Plan accordingly and have an immeasurable amount of fun in Croatia!

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5 beautiful places to visit in Croatia in August

  1. Dubrovnik
  2. Zagreb
  3. Split
  4. Plitvice lakes national park
  5. Brac island

1. Dubrovnik

Dubrovnik, Croatia in August
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Dubrovnik is one of the most beautiful and aesthetic cities in Croatia. The authenticity, picturesque views and medieval old town walls are some of the highlights of this city. Dubrovnik is also known for its multi-lingual cultures, artistic lifestyle, cultural events and festivals. When you visit Dubrovnik, do not forget to take part in at least one of the festivals. Talking about Croatian food, you can taste some of the best dishes in Dubrovnik. Black risotto is one of the most common and famous dishes in the country. The old town walls are something that adds more significance and highlight to the city. All put together, Dubrovnik is one of the most visited and loved places for most tourists. Do not forget to give this place a visit on your Croatia travel in August!

Also Read- 10 beautiful places to visit in Dubrovnik

2. Zagreb

Zagreb, Croatia
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Zagreb, the stunning capital city of Croatia. This place is great for street food, delicious choices of wines and many medieval buildings. The gothic cathedrals also add more significance to the city. The twin-spired cathedral of Zagreb is compared with other cathedrals in Prague in terms of architecture and ethnicity. The city squares in Zagreb are some of the perfect places to do shopping in Croatia. Other than cathedrals and city squares there are many parks, museums, lakes and restaurants. Some of the must-visit places in Zagreb are the Museum of Broken relationships and Maksimir park. This place definitely goes into the list of places to visit on your Croatia tour package!

3. Split

Split, Croatia, Best places to visit in Croatia in August
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Split is one of the most vibrant and happening cities in Croatia surrounded by several beaches on the Dalmatia coast. Also, it is the second-largest city with some premium nightclubs in the country. What makes this city so special are dashing beaches, amazing multicuisine dishes, luxurious architecture and uber-cool nightlife. This city is also home to many medieval buildings and the old town walls. Split is home to many gorgeous beaches. Some of the best beaches are Bacvice, Kastelet, Trstenik and other sandy beaches along the Marjan shore hills. After a good swim at the beaches, you can head to the Academia Club Ghetto, which is one of the best nightclubs in the city. Do visit this place for sure and experience the best nightlife in Croatia!

Also Read- 10 interesting things to do in Split

4. Plitvice Lakes National Park

Plitvice lakes national park, Croatia in August
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Plitvice lakes national park is a precious gem of Croatia. No trip to Croatia is complete without visiting this place. This place is the epitome of beauty and tranquillity. This exceptionally stunning place is an ensemble of 16 gorgeous waterfalls, terrace lakes, limestone canyons, walkways for tourists, hiking trails, wooden bridges and electric boats. The lush green forests, turquoise blue waters, blue skies, and trails escalate this beauty to another level. Unfortunately, you can not swim here. But you can always hike up to the waterfalls and the majestic canyons. No wonder this amazing place made it to the UNESCO World Heritage places list! Visiting this place in Croatia in August can be more calming and pleasant because of the moderate temperature. Do not forget to check this place on your vacation to Croatia!

5. Brac island

Zlatni Rat beach in Brac, Croatia, Croatia in August
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Brac is a beautiful Croatian island on the Adriatic sea. There are so much to do on this island. The most famous thing about this island is the Golden horn beach or the Zlatni Rat beach. This beach is one of the most unique beaches in Europe because of its geographical position. It is surrounded by dense pine forests, fig trees and varieties of vineyards. And also, this beach changes its shape once in a while due to erosion of a nearby hill and several other factors! Sounds interesting, right? There are many beach resorts and hotels in and around this beach with premium facilities.

There are many amazing restaurants, wineries, boats for sailing, essentials shops and souvenirs shops. Swimming and sunbathing at this beach are one of the best things to do on this beach. You can never get enough of the pinkish golden sand, perfect aqua blue waters and lush green forests! No wonder this beach is attracting millions of visitors every year! Brac is also one of the best party islands in Croatia with exotic food and drinks. Try visiting this island on your next Croatia tour!

Also Read- 5 beautiful waterfalls to visit in Croatia

Exciting things to do in Croatia in August

  1. Sunset kayaking
  2. Hiking into the woods
  3. Visit the Pula Arena
  4. Party in the islands

1. Sunset kayaking

Kayaking is a very interesting thing to do in any coastal city where the water currents are moderate. Sunset sea kayaking is one of the most thrilling things to do in Croatia in August. First, start at the beach stops, travel to the mystical Betina and Lokrum caves, and then take a break. Munch on some delicious cakes, truffles, waffles, fruits or chips and continue your travel. On the way, you can experience the beauty of the Adriatic sea during sunset from the boat itself!

You will come across many plunging waterfalls, mighty mountains and caves during the kayak. Do not forget to click plenty of pictures with drop-dead gorgeous sea and mountains over the sunset in the background. Finally, finish your kayak with some amazing seafood dishes and a delicious choice of wine at a restaurant with a sea view! This is a super fun thing to do on your Croatia vacation!

2. Hiking into the woods

Undoubtedly, the best thing to do in summer is to go on an adventurous hike. When the weather is warm and soothing, go on a hike to the most beautiful places in Croatia. Here are some of the best hiking trails in Croatia. They are Paklenica national park, Krka national park and Plitvice lakes national park. Another underrated hiking trail is the Premuzic path where you can walk through the rough terrains and enjoy the whole experience. After hiking, you can also camp at the same place, cook for yourself and enjoy the night in the woods!

3. Visit the Pula Arena

Pula is a very ancient and traditional city in Croatia. Also, there are shreds of evidence for human inhabitance since the prehistoric era. This city is very famous for its preserved Greek ruins, ancient buildings with Roman architecture. The main significance of this city is the Pula Arena, a Roman amphitheatre that is very similar to the Colosseum in Rome. Pula is a city located on the seafront of the Istrian Peninsula. Also, this city is well known for fishing, shipbuilding, traditional methods of winemaking and authentic Croatian cuisine!

Ferry cruise travel, Temple of Augustus, Brijuni National Park, Greek temples, day trips from Pula, Arch of the Sergii and Pula Aquarium are some of the attractions of this city. Explore this beautiful place on your next vacation to Croatia!

4. Party in the islands

Did you know that Croatia is famous for some of the best beach party islands? Most of the Croatian beaches host super vibrant cocktail parties and events. Some of the best party islands are Hvar, Brac, Pag, Rab and Murter islands. Beach hopping and island hopping is the perfect thing to do in Croatia in August. Experience the local music, dance and culture in these islands. Add this to your to-do list because parties will never disappoint you!

Also Read- 8 free things to do in Croatia

Famous festivals in Croatia in August

  1. Krk Fair
  2. Vukovar Film Festival, Slavonia
  3. Sonus, Zrce

1. Krk Fair in Croatia in August

This is a beautiful experience of wearing medieval costumes, watching concerts, eating delicious stall foods and shopping at handicraft shops.

2. Vukovar Film Festival, Slavonia

This festival commences towards the end of August with multiple screenings of movies, documentaries and feature films from the Danubian countries which are still recovering from the wars. You can show your support just by participating in this festival.

3. Sonus, Zrce

This festival is to entertain the tourists and young people in the Zrce beach in Pag island. Many famous singers perform music and dance shows for 5 long days!

Also, read- 6 famous festivals in Croatia

 

Croatia Tour Package Starting @ ₹ 52,194

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Looks like you know almost everything about the country! That is exactly how beautiful Croatia looks in August. Explore more places, waterfalls, caves, islands and museums on your vacation. You can add as many places as you want to your Croatia travel package and try some of the best adventure sports in Croatia. Plan your trip with Pickyourtrail and have a wonderful vacation! Also, check out the Croatia tour packages to know more about the itineraries! Or you can customise your Croatia itinerary according to your comfort!

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