Croatia in off-season: September, October, April and May in Croatia
The autumn months in Croatia – September and October, and also the spring months – April and May, are perfect for a calm health-improving, sometimes even informative rest. During autumn in Croatia are comfortable and warm air, clean sunny weather and warm not-freezing sea on the coastline – that’s what Croatian autumn and spring are looking like.
Croatia in September and October – it’s time for observing the historical attractions of Croatia, for unhurriedly walking through the numerous nature parks and sea costs, for various cultural events.
Zagreb – the capital city of Croatia – is especially beautiful and expressive in autumn, during the “velvet season”: during the September-October in Zagreb are opened lots of exhibitions and theatre performances, there are different concerts for any taste and many other diverse theme events. The hotels of Zagreb are lowering their prices by half after their “high season” and ready to pay the maximum of attention for their guests.
Numerous thermal springs and SPA in Croatia are opened and waiting for their guests entire year. Today the thermal springs of Croatia – are the modernly-equipped institutions on the European level for treatment and prophylaxis.
Thermal clinics of Croatia offer the treatment of psoriasis (clinic Naftalan is one out of two world’s clinics for treating the psoriasis), the treatment of gynecological diseases in Daruvarske Toplice the clinic in Daruvar, the treatment of varicose veins, the regeneration of joints and cartilage tissues basing on MSTB policlinic in Zagreb, and many-many other things.
During the autumn in Zagreb and other large cities of Croatia are organized multiple musical and theme entertaining events.
In September, in a Cavtat in Croatia is organized the International music and art fest Epidaurus; in Varaždin city in September – the Fest of street art and the famous Varaždin’s baroque evenings.
In October in Zagreb is organized the International Fest of Jazz. From September in Zagreb starts working the exhibition complex, and opening the theme industrial (?) exhibitions – the International exhibition of ecological technologies, the nature protection and equipment of communal services, the exhibition of humans’ and property protection, of the protection of electro energy, the furniture and home detour exhibition, and, also, beloved by everyone The Croatian Wines’ exhibition – the exhibition of winemaking and the growing of grapes.
Autumn in Zagorje of Croatia
The Croatian Zagorje with its picturesque hills, numerous small rivers and woods is located in the northwestern part of Croatia. The nature of this region inspired not only creative perople — artists, poets and writers.
Zagorje is not so far from the capital of Croatia – Zagreb city
In the previous centuries, many noble and rich people built their family estates and palaces here. Nowadays. Vineyards, forests of Medvednica, Ivancica, Maceljsko gorje, and the thermal springs found in the area — Krapinske, Stubicke and Tuhelske toplice — have become a popular destination for tourism.
Winter in Croatia
Winter in Croatia is attractions, amusements and sports entertainment, ski resorts, thermal clinics, SPA and aqua parks, shopping …
On the coast of Croatia winter is snowless, with the temperatures above zero throughout all winter.
Croatia, being uniquely located in two climate zones, offers its guests a possibility to walk along the Adriatic coast in the morning, eat some freshly-caught grilled fish, and after dinner and until late night to do alpine skiing, or unwind in the European shops of Zagreb, or in its night clubs and discos.
Zagreb – the capital of Croatia — is a modern European city with an active cultural and sport life all year round. Zagreb attracts with its well-preserved medieval city, a very rich architecture, a variety of museums, theatres and exhibition galleries, old suburban castles, and a lively nightlife.
Advent and Christmas in Zagreb
In 2015 popular travel portal Best European Christmas Destination proposed Zagreb for The Best European Christmas Destination.
In Zrinevac park, one of the most beautiful parks in the centre of Zagreb, Christmas fairy tale festivities are organised every year on Christmas eve and during the holidays.
Carnivals in Croatia
Winter is a traditional time of carnivals in Croatia.
The carnivals are held in several cities in Croatia.
There is Carnival in Rijeka city, Samoborski Fasnik in Samobor, Carnival in Split city, Carnival in Pula city, Carnival – Fasnik in Zagreb city…
Croatian sights in winter
All the fortresses, museums and parks work all year round and wait for their visitors.
In winter, prices in Croatia are much lower, the streets are less busy, the weather is warm, and everything encourages unhurried walks and a careful examination of the sights of the coastal of Adriatic and sights of the continental (Zagreb) parts of Croatia, both of which are worthy of your attention.
Visiting the sights of Croatia in winter is a true pleasure for the lovers of architecture and art, minus summer heat.
Ski in Croatia
Croatia has modern and well-equipped ski resorts of Croatia.
Just beyond Rijeka there is the snowy Platak; a bit farther there is the Croatian Olympic centre Bjelolasica 620 meters above sea level. In 10 km from Zagreb – the capital of Croatia – there is the ski resort Sljeme on the slopes of mount Medvednica.
Also the Plitvice Lakes National Park invites to ski and skate.
Advent in Split
Winter in the continental part of Croatia is of the same type as everywhere else in Europe, with no severe frosts or great temperature drops.
Skating in Croatia
In winter skating rinks works in different parts of Croatia for entertainment children and adults.
Thermal aqua park & spa of Croatia
Next to Zagreb city there are several water parks which open all year.
Croatian thermal medical centres
There are several thermal medical clinics in Croatia where the treatment is based on natural mineral water (toplice), which are open all year round. The medical centres have modern equipment and qualified staff members.
Arthritis, osteoporosis, psoriasis and varix dilatation are treated in Croatia, and also prophylactic treatment of sports injuries and skin rejuvenation are conducted. Irregularities of the supporting-motor apparatus of traumatic and post-operational kinds, problems with the central and peripheral nervous systems, diseases of the digestive system, diabetes mellitus, various skin diseases, diseases of the cardiovascular and respiratory systems are also treated.
Many Croatian thermal medical centres have Spa, water parks, and other places of entertainment.
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