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Cities & resorts
Regions, cities & resorts in Croatia Croatia is a Mediterranean country located in the central part of Europe. Croatia stretches from Pannonian plain to the Adriatic sea. The length of Croatian coastline is 5835 kilometres. Croatia is also called the country of a thousand lakes; 1246 Croatian islands are part of its territory.
Geographically, Croatia is divided into several regions:
Istria peninsula Kvarner North Dalmacia Middle Dalmacia South Dalmacia Central part of Croatia
To my great surprise, I realised that I hadn’t ever had a chance to explore the Zadar Riviera. To fix this terrible miscomprehension, I seized the opportunity and extended my stay. The Petrace Resort was chosen at random – a literal roll of the dice.
After getting all my work issues settled, I rented a hotel room with the decadent plans of spending a sunny day at the seaside… … read more
The first thing that strikes you when you enter Motovun is its quietness. Motovun – located in 30 km from Porec city – truffles city is a very old city, famous for its truffles, and it seems to be living its own life, which has not changed over the past hundred years.
And, while the time itself is slowing down its pace, you involuntarily slow your walking down, keeping your breathing quieter.
Umag is the westernmost resort town of Istria and Croatia. Umag is called “the Croatian gate into Europe” for its close proximity to Italy and Slovenia.
Rest in Umag can be pleasantly combined with excursions to the European towns of Venice, Triest and Ljubljana. The distance between Umag (Croatia) to Venice (Italy) is 210 km, to Triest (Italy) it is 49 km, to Ljubljana (the capital of Slovenia) it is 133 km.
Rovinj is one of the most mysterious, romantic and intriguing cities of Croatia. It is not for nothing that Rovinj is the best sightseeing, which is recommended in the TOP 10 places for visiting in Croatia.
The Old City is the historical center of Rovinj, which is situated on a peninsula in the center of which there is Cathedral Church of St. Euphimia.
Rovinj water area is very spectacular and has 22 islets. A new part of the city was built on the continent seaside to the south and north of the peninsula. Rovinj is a modern resort with developed tourist infrastructure such as modern hotels, sports facilities, night clubs and restaurants.
Porec is a famous resort on the western Istria coast.
The population of the city is 8000 people, but it is well-known with both its various attractions and famousEuphrasian Basilica, built in the 5th century, put into the Word Heritage List of UNESCO, and the biggest hotels on Adriatic Sea coast.
Crikvenica city is one of the oldest and the most famous resorts of the coast of Croatia.
The resort is located in the western part of Kvarner bay.
Crikvenica is famous for its sandy beach, mild climate, a lot of vegetation, the Crikvenica carnival, which takes place every January/February, and the touristic infrastructure, which has been developed for over 100 years.
Novi Vinodolski is a popular resort of the coast of Kvarner bay of Croatia. Novi Vinodolski is the second biggest resort of Kvarner bay after Opatija city, and is the main touristic centre of Kvarner.
Novi Vinodolski resort of Kvarner bay is famous for the small-pebbled beaches that surround it, and very beautiful slopes girded by green woods, and a rich historical and cultural heritage of Kvarner region.
Losinj island is one of the most picturesque parts of Croatia.
The beautiful and cozy island of Losinj is surrounded by a necklace of small isles and the inimitable waters of the Adriatic sea. Those who like ecotourism close to nature choose Losinj as a place o rest. Its numerous rocky bays attract people travelling by yacht and are just a pleasure to look at.
The old part of Primosten is located on an island connected with the mainland by banked earth. Primosten is known among the visitors of Croatia for its attractive architecture and its picturesque and crystal clear sea. Those who come to Sibenik return here to rest again and again.
Baska Voda was in the past a small fishing village, but now it is one of the most frequently visited resorts of Croatia with very neat streets, cosy hotels, hospitable people, a number of restaurants and bars, wonderful beaches and a very clean sea.
The green island of Ciovo was planned and built as a resort.
The island of Ciovo attracts the guests with its virgin nature, a very clean sea, absence of any production and multi-story buildings, a well-developed tourist and entertainment infrastructure, and fine pebbled beaches.