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On June 25th, 1991, Croatia (Hrvatska) declared its independence from the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia.

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Hrvatska

Countries neighbouring Croatia are: Slovenia, Hungary, Serbia and Bosnia.

Map of Croatia

Weather in Europe:
Local weather forecasts for destinations around Europe.

Croatia Rebuilding

Civil war broke out in the republic as ethnic Serbs, backed by the federal Yugoslav People's Army (JNA), battled with the Croats for territory.

As Croatia rebuilds her country, the tourists are returning to the Adriatic Coast again. And what a beautiful coast it is too.

The coast does get very crowded in high season and the road is windy. To enjoy the coastline at it's best, try and plan a drive down the rocky, Croatian coast before the peak season of July and August.

Croatia Tourism

If you're travelling around Croatia on a budget there are plenty of private apartments and rooms along the coast that are inexpensive, clean, good quality and a great way to meet the locals.

Now firmly back on the tourist map, Croatia offers visitors the choice of some of Europe’s finest coastal and mountain scenery as well as historic and vibrant cities such as Dubrovnik and Zagreb.

Some of the places are even above restaurants; for good value seafood and other traditional Croatian dishes.

Croatia Naturally:
The Croatian Adriatic coast is one of the world's most friendliest naturist destinations - with the first naturist beach opened on the island of Rab, in 1934. Guide to naturist beaches and resorts in Croatia with trip reports from visitors.

Croatia Tourism:
Find out more about the top tourist destinations in Croatia, from the Croatia National Tourist Board.

Croatia Traveller:
A complete guide to planning a holiday in Croatia including sightseeing, transportation and accommodation - by Lonely Planet author, Jeanne Oliver.

Around Croatia

Beaches of Croatia

Croatia's main tourist attraction has always been its beaches.

The Adriatic coast and islands are lined with amazing beaches, abounding in natural harbours, with its countless bays, ports and marinas.

Croatia Directory:
Mapping out Croatia since 1994.

Dalmatia

Enjoy the Croatian coast from Zadar to Dubrovnik.

Dubrovnik Tourist Board:
Dubrovnik, a world heritage site, is definitely worth a visit. Walk around the walls of the old city and think of all the history that's passed through her narrow streets.

Dubrovnik and Islands:
The city of Dubrovnik is situated in the very south of the Republic of Croatia, surrounded by a group of islands known as the Elaphite archipelago (Sipan, Lopud, Kolocep, Tajan, Olipa, Jakljan and Daksa).

Dubrovnik Area:
Suggestions of what to see around Dubrovnik. If you're in the area around July 10th, you'll be treated to numerous street performances as part of the Dubrovnik Summer festival.

Luxury Croatia:
Presenting the finest selection of luxury and VIP services that Croatia has to offer. Enjoy some of the finest accommodation in Croatia matched by the highest level of service. Exclusive restaurants with best comfort and cuisine, best yacht and air charter services, as well as exclusive and luxury real estate offers.

Novalja - Island of Pag

Located on the island of Pag, Novalja is famous for its wonderful beaches.

Ferries run from Prizna to the island of Pag, or you can travel by land via the Pag bridge.

Buses link Novalja with Rijeka, Zagreb and Split.

Pag Accommodation.

Rab

A typical day on The Island of Rab starts with a healty breakfast before going to the beach and enjoying the sun and sea; followed by a light lunch and a nice nap in the shade of pine trees. Of course, some people prefer to bike, hike, and even kayak around the island.

Rab Accommodation.

Split:
Many of Split's historical and cultural buildings can be found within the walls of Diocletian's Palace.

Zadar

Zadar has a nicer sunset than California - so said Alfred Hitchcock in 1964.

Zadar Airport is located 8km from the city of Zadar.

Zadar Accommodation.

Zagreb

Experience the past and the present of Zagreb by passing through the streets of the Lower and Upper Town; by visiting the famous arcades and sculptures of Mirogoj Park Cemetery; by entering inside the Zagreb Cathedral; or by taking in the everyday lively atmosphere of Dolac Market.

Fivestars Zagreb:
The unofficial up-market guide to the capital of Croatia.

Zagreb Tourism:
Official website of the Zagreb Tourist Board.

Zagreb Tourist Guide Association:
A leading provider of professional tourist guides in Zagreb since 1973. An organised walking tour of Zagreb can take up to two hours.

Croatia Accommodation

Cheap Hotels and Hostels in Croatia.

Dalmation Coast Holidays:
Vacation rentals, lodging and holiday accommodation in Croatia. Apartments, houses and villas to rent plus bed & breakfast and yacht charters in Dalmatia, Istria and Kvarner.

Croatia Hotels

Cities in Croatia

Baska Voda, Biograd na Moru, Bol, Cavtat, Dubrovnik, Hvar, Makarska, Mali Losinj, Opatija, Osijek, Pag, Plitvicka Jezera, Pula, Rab, Rovinj, Sibenik, Split, Trogir, Tucepi, Zadar, Zagreb.

Croatia Dining

Restaurants in Croatia:
Listing of some restaurants in Croatia, with photographs, opening hours and contact numbers.

Croatian Culture

Croatian Culture:
An historical and cultural overview by Darko Zubrinic.

Learn Croatian:
It's handy to get a few Croatian phrases under your belt before you travel to Croatia.

Croatia Tours

Atlas Travel Agency:
Full range of individual and group travel services, excursions and sightseeing tours.

Elite Travel:
Offers a variety of cultural itineraries for visitors to Croatia.

Island Hopping: (Inselhuepfen)
Konstanz (Germany) based Radurlaub ZeitReisen GmbH organise multi-adventure sail and bike cruises in Croatia and Greece. The multi-adventure cruise in South Dalmatia looks particularly interesting.

Sailing in Croatia

Discover the Adriatic with affordable sailing trips from a growing number of departure points along the Croatian Coast.

The Dalmatian coast, with its many unspoilt islands and crystal clear waters, ranks high amongst the best cruising areas in the world.

ABA VELA Charter:
Renting bareboat sailing boats and charter yachts in Split since 1997.

Yacht Base:
Choose from some 1,500 boats with moorings at almost every marina in Croatia and explore the Adriatic coastline at leisure.

Croatia Travel Guides

Lonely Planet Croatia (Travel Guide) Croatia Marco Polo Spiral Guide (Marco Polo Spiral Guides) Croatia / Slovenia Marco Polo Map (Marco Polo Maps)

Croatia Travel Guides - Croatia Maps.

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