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Croatia in July
Written by Sarika on August 20, 2021 Share on

Croatia in July- A complete guide for an amazing vacation!

Croatia is a gorgeous country on the coastline of the Adriatic sea also lining Austria and Hungary. There are so many things to do, unbelievable places to visit, amazing Croatian food to eat, stunning beaches to relax and gothic cathedrals. The official peak season starts in July. Buckle up for an amazing trip to the most beautiful country in the Balkans. This country in July can be so pleasing and warm because the sun finally comes out and shines bright! Let us know more about the weather, top attractions, best things to do and some exciting festivals in Croatia in July!

 

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Weather in Croatia in July

Apparently, July is the hottest month in Croatia. The temperature can reach up to a max of 30 degrees Celsius and the possible lowest is 22 degrees celsius. However, the sea temperature maintains at 25 degrees and is very perfect for swimming, sunbathing and kayaking. You can try many adventurous sports in Croatia, hiking in the national parks, boating/sailing in beaches, lakes and rivers. The day starts early and ends late. You can experience almost 15 hours of daylight during summer in Croatia.

Also, read- 8 amazing things to do in Croatia

Best places to visit in Croatia in July

  1. Korcula town
  2. Dubrovnik
  3. Hvar Island
  4. Diocletian’s palace
  5. Golden Horn beach

1. Korcula town

Korcula Old Town
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This little town of Korcula is very famous for its dense forest. It is situated on the coastal line of the Adriatic sea. The Korcula old town is as beautiful as the Korcula island. The old and rustic buildings are ethnic enough to be called the Little Dubrovnik. There are stunning beaches, resorts, cathedrals, medieval squares, palaces, Luka houses and lakes. The most famous thing about this pretty town is its old town walls. The towns are centuries old and still stand strong as a beautiful attraction in Croatia. This town is perfect to visit in Croatia in June and a beautiful place that should be on your Croatia travel package!

Also, read- 10 amazing things to do in Zagreb

2. Dubrovnik

Dubrovnik, Croatia
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Dubrovnik is one of the most happening and popular cities in Croatia. The medieval city walls, old town, ancient streets for shopping, beach resorts, kayaking and fortresses are some of the significances of this city. The cathedrals built in baroque architecture during the Renaissance period are so stunning. In this city, you can also witness more street shows, art stalls and several nightclubs. Dubrovnik also has a spectacular view of the beaches and sea. This city is also famous for its cultural integrity, events, dance and music performances in the main square. Dubrovnik is one of the must-visit places in Croatia in July!

Also, read- 10 gorgeous places to visit in Dubrovnik

3. Hvar Islands

Hvar islands, Croatia
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Hvar islands in Croatia is another top destination to visit. This place is best known for its lavender fields, yachting, kayaking and bomb cocktail parties. There are many options for cruising along the coast, sunset kayak, sailing, swimming and water sports. Hvar is also one of the super vibrant party islands in the world. You can leisurely swim and sunbathe during the day and do an amazing pubs crawl during the late evenings. You can also buy pure lavender, lavender oils, essential oils, Mediterranean spices and olive oil. This is one of the best places to do great shopping in Croatia. Finally, this place is home to several delicious restaurants that serve some amazing seafood dishes! Hvar is a must-visit party island in Croatia in July!

Also, read- 10 exciting things to do in Hvar islands

4. Diocletian’s palace

Diocletian's palace, Split, Croatia
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Diocletian Palace in Split is one of the most important places to visit in Croatia in July. This grand palace was built in dedication to the Roman emperor, Diocletian in the 4th century AD. This palace is now surrounded by many vegetable fields, moats, lakes, forests, tourists resorts and restaurants. This is now has become one of the most significant places in Croatia. It is also a famous spot for film shooting. Many limestone ridges, Four gates namely the East, West, North and South gates, a well-planned layout and luxurious architecture elevates the beauty of this palace even more. Do not forget to add this place to your checklist in your Croatia tour package!

Also, read- Croatia in June- An amazing pocket-friendly guide

5. Golden Horn beach

Golden horn beach, Croatia
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This Golden Horn beach in Bol, Croatia is one of the most beautiful beaches in Europe. This sandy beach is an ensemble of lush green pine forests, soft pinkish golden sand and shades of blue colour waters. This beach is lined with so many wineries, resorts, beach games and restaurants. This is apparently the best place to parasail and to take a look at the mesmerising beauty of the Adriatic sea and the Croatian islands. There are also many options for surfing, beach volleyball and water bike activities to do. This whole place is such a vibe!

Also, read- 5 enchanting waterfalls in Croatia to visit

4 amazing things to do in Croatia in July

  1. Adventurous cliff jumping
  2. Go on a Zipline
  3. Do an island hop
  4. Explore the local food and wine

1. Do an adventurous cliff jumping

Cliff jumping is one of the most common things to do in Western countries. It is very famous in Croatia too. There are many famous spots for cliff jumping in Croatia in July. You can do this activity in the Balkans, most of the Croatian islands and in some of the famous cities. Buza Bar in Dubrovnik is the most bustling place for cliff jumping. You can jump from a height of 100 meters into the beautiful and warm Adriatic sea! After a great jump, you can enjoy some delicious and authentic Central European and Mediterranean cuisine. And also, you can have some awesome seafood dishes in the restaurants around this place. Give this a try on your next trip to Croatia!

2. Go on a zip line

Have you ever tried this thrilling activity? You can never miss such an exciting sport. Go on a zip line above the rough terrains and admire the beauty of the mountains, islands, beaches, lakes and the ancient city! Croatia is home to one of the longest ziplines in the world. The site at Omis has a 1700 meter long zipline! It stretches over the Adriatic hinterland, beaches and mountains. This place is just 25 km away from Plitvice. There are many amazing places to do zipline in Croatia. Check this one out when you visit Croatia in July!

3. Island hopping in Croatia in July

Croatia is home to many small, big and gorgeous islands. There is something unique to do on each island. Some of the best islands in Croatia are Hvar, Brac, Korcula, Vet, Mljet, Lokrum, Susak and Krk. Hvar and Brac are some of the best party islands. These islands are very famous for amazing cocktail parties, musical events, cultural shows and nightlife in Croatia. These islands are also great for adventurous sports like hiking, parasailing, kayaking, snorkelling and surfing. You can plan and visit one island every day and still not be able to visit all! Because there are plenty of islands in this amazing country in the Balkans! Island hopping is a perfect choice to do in Croatia in July!

4. Explore the local food and wine

Croatian food is a very famous fusion of Central European cuisine and Mediterranean cuisine. There are uncountable street food options, amazing choices of wines and drinks. Some of the famous Croatian food is black risotto, Fritule, Istrian ham, toast with fruits, soy milk and squids. This country is also famous for producing authentic red wines from some native varieties of grapes. So hop from one stall to another and have some amazing food and drinks!

Also, read- 8 unbelievable free things to do in Croatia

Famous festivals in Croatia in July

The month of July is filled with festivals and events in Croatia. Some of the best festivals are,

  1. Hideout, Zrce
  2. Dubrovnik Summer festival, Dubrovnik
  3. Split Summer festival, Split
  4. Motovun film festival, Istria
  5. International Folklore festival, Zagreb
  6. Ultra Europe, Split

1. Hideout, Zrce

This festival is one of the most famous happenings in Zrce. Large EDMs are placed and this vibe completely takes over the Hvar and Brac islands.

2. Dubrovnik Summer festival, Dubrovnik

This festival is very famous in Dubrovnik since the 1950s. It takes place every year in July with many musical, dance and cultural shows and of course with so much vibe!

3. Split Summer festival in Croatia in July

This festival takes place in Split from July 15. Many open-air stages are set up all over the city to host musical shows, ballet, concerts, puppet shows and dance performances.

4. Motovun film festival, Istria

Here comes Croatia’s most glamourous and exciting festival. There will be nonstop screenings of many international and local films, documentaries and short films. You can also see the presentation of the Avant-garde films during this festival.

5. International Folklore festival, Zagreb

At this festival, you can see many Croatian and international artists performing many musical and dance shows, cultural events and concerts throughout the city. This festival is very famous since 1966.

6. Ultra Europe, Split

Ultra Europe is one of the largest Electronic Dance Music (EDM) festivals in the world that takes place in Split, Hvar, Bol and Vis. This is such a lively festival to participate in!

Also, read- 6 interesting festivals in Croatia

 

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That is everything you need to know before planning an amazing trip to Croatia in July! There are more beautiful mountains, National parks, forts, cathedrals, beaches and resorts to visit in Croatia. All you have to do is to know the places you want to explore and the adventure sports in Croatia. Also, carry some summer essentials to make your Croatia vacation a perfect one! Check out Pickyourtrail for amazing offers at jay dropping prices! Visit Croatia tour packages to know more about the travel itineraries and deals! Also, you can customise your own package according to your likes, dislikes and comfort! Have an amazing vacation with Pickyourtrail!

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