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Croatia

Mediterranean As It Once Was

This unique country is rapidly becoming a must visit location for the traveler that wants to experience a destination that has yet to be overrun with tourism and is rich with history. The old town of Dubrovnik will make you feel like you have stepped back in time with its towering stone fortresses dotting the skyline. The dramatic coastlines make this a popular sailing destination. Whether you are zipping around in a speedboat for a day excursion or sailing up the coast in a catamaran, you will see a side of Croatia few get to see. Alfred Hitchcok said the seaside towns in this country have the best sunsets on earth.

Croatia has also contributed more discoveries and inventions per capita than any other country in the world. Nikola Tesla, the famous inventor, was born in Croatia. Hundreds of years ago, they invented the pen, the parachute and the cravat which is a strip of fabric that is worn around the neck and tucked inside an open necked shirt worn by men. It is the home of the Dalmatian dog breed. Some of their modern-day inventions include laminated flooring, pay by phone parking payments, the electric speedometer, diazepam and other tranquilizers. One surprising invention was the introduction of the quarantine. When sailors or merchants would arrive in a port town, they would make them stay on a private island for several weeks to prevent the spread of diseases.

Experiences

The Dubrovnik Walls

The Dubrovnik Walls

The highlight of your trip to Croatia will be the two hour walk along the magnificent stone walls that surround this historic, city center. Dubrovnik is one of the best preserved Medieval cities in E... See more

Diocletian’s Palace

Diocletian’s Palace

This is some of the best preserved monuments of Roman architecture in the world. It was built in the 4th century as a luxury, summer home and a military camp for the Roman emperor Diocletian. The em... See more

Museum of Broken Relationships

Museum of Broken Relationships

After traveling around Europe and visiting a few countries, most museums start to look the same. For a truly unique experience, stop by the Museum of Broken Relationships, an innovative look at some ... See more

Benedictine Monastery in Mljet National Park

Benedictine Monastery in Mljet National Park

Built during the 12th century, this monastery is on a small island right in the middle of Large Lake and it is one of the oldest church complexes in the Adriatic. Massive walls and towers were buil... See more

Sea Organ

Sea Organ

There is only one sea organ in the world and you will find it in Zadar. This one-of-a-kind, experimental instrument has a series of 35 pipes built underneath large, marble stairs along the waterfront... See more

Brijuni National Park

Brijuni National Park

There are 14 islands included in Croatia’s only national park, with so many bays to swim in and beaches you will need days to explore them all. Verige Bay is a popular swimming area with a view of th... See more

Waterfalls at Plitvice Lake

Waterfalls at Plitvice Lake

Sail around Kornati National Park

Sail around Kornati National Park

Ride Dubrovnik Cable Car

Ride Dubrovnik Cable Car

Sunbathe on Zlatni Rat Beach

Sunbathe on Zlatni Rat Beach

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