Croatia


Croatia Private Tours

One of the most popular tourist destinations in last 10 years realy has a lot to offer. From clear blue sea to the old medditeranen cities along the coast and vibrant capital. Traditionaly seaside destinations are very popular also in other part of year, when you can enjoy in vast selection of cultural events.

 
Location: Between Central and Southeastern Europe, bordering Slovenia, Hungary, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Montenegro
Size: 56.594 sq km
People: Croats (90%), minority groups: Serbs, Bosnians, Hungarians, Italians
Language: Croatian. English, Italian and German widely spoken especialy in tourist resort.
Population: 4,5 million
Capital: Zagreb (800.000 inhabitants)
Politics: Independance in 1991, followed by war untill 1995. Entering EU in suposedly 2013.
Currency: Kuna (HRK)
History: Strong presence of Romans, In early middle ages Croatian Kingdom. Later strong influence of Habsburgs and especialy Hungarians. Along the coast strong Italian (Venecian) influence.
Climate: Along the coast is Medditerranen climate with hot summers and mild winters and inland continental climate with cold winters with snow.
Main attractions: Dubrovnik, Plitvice lakes, Split, Trogir, Zadar, Pula, Rovinj, Poreč, Grožnjan, Krka waterfalls, Kornati, Hvar, Mali Ston, Zagreb, Trakoščan castle, Opatija, sailing along the coast.
Regions: Croatia can be divided in 3 main regions:
  • Coast (Istria, Kvarner, Dalmatia)
  • Zagreb with interior (Central)
  • Slavonija or Panonian part of Croatia (North-eastern)