There are ten great reasons why Croatia is considered as one of the world’s hottest destinations, says American journalist Erica Gordon. According to her, Croatia today can offer same or more than its neighbors, and lower prices as well. So read what 10 reasons she mentioned as the most important things you must see and do in Croatia.
1. Game of Thrones
‘From Dubrovnik’s Old City to the historic architecture in Split, Croatia is the perfect backdrop for a vacation inspired by the fantasy series.Dubrovnik is one of the most beautiful cities you will ever visit. You’ll feel as though you’re in a fantasy in Dubrovnik, with its medieval walls and old town streets, along with its familiarity since many “Game of Thrones” scenes were filmed there.’ said Gordon.
2. The Perfect Climate
According to Daily, the best part of Croatia is its Mediterranean climate with warm springs, hot summers, and clear blue waters.
‘With waters that are a piercing turquoise blue, you’ll have to pinch yourself to realize you’re not dreaming.’
3. New Music Mecca
Dancing, singing, dancing and again singing – this is how Croatian summer looks like cause during the summer Croatia hosts dozen of different music festivals. You just need to choose one.
4. Sailing Trips
‘Cruising the Croatian coastline on your yacht makes for an unforgettable group experience, which is why youth travel experts, like Topdeck Travel, are seeing so many word-of-mouth bookings. The price per head for a sailing adventure is surprisingly affordable, especially for such a luxury experience.’
5. More Bang For Your Buck
The journalist has also described us as a budget-friendly destination.
‘Croatia offers young visitors more for their money. Travelers can enjoy dinners averaging $10-$15 and beer for $4.’
Croatia’s regions said the journalist, offer diversity in culture and heritage. It boasts the highest number of UNESCO “intangible cultural masterpieces” in Europe.
‘Nurturing its cultural heritage, traditions like the Saint Blaise festivities, knights’ tournaments, gingerbread crafting and traditional lace-making are alive and well. All of which encourage visitors to get involved with the locals, join in and experience the Croatian culture.’
The natural wonders in Croatia are not to be missed, and there are plenty from which to choose.
‘Adventurers looking for something other than a spectacular beach can check out thermal spas at the Plitvice Lakes National Park or visit Mount Srd, which is a gorgeous mountain in Dubrovnik that offers travelers the chance to venture around on dune buggies or go on hikes to witness some beautiful views.’
We say, yes you should do that! And then go to Medvednica, a mountain in Zagreb and enjoy the view from a medieval fortress called Medvedgrad.
8. Celebrity Sightings
If you want to see many different famous faces, just come to Croatia in summer. Why? The country has become a celebrity hotspot. In the last few years Beyoncé, Tom Cruise, Prince Harry, Brangelina and more celebrities have visited Croatia. So why don’t you do the same?
9. Wine And Food
‘With dozens of wine clubs to join, visitors have the opportunity to sample all that the region has to offer. What goes with great wine? Excellent food. Croatia offers fantastic Mediterranean cuisine, inspired by Italy and often prepared in a home-cooked manner.
Croatia is an ingredient rich country, and the seafood is of excellent quality there.’
10. Historical Intrigue
The last but not the least – history. In Croatia (everywhere) you will be able to see and touch the Roman and Byzantine ruins, or a 1,600-year-old olive tree and 100-million-year-old dinosaur footprints. So, do you need more?