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hopping in Croatia- experience the culture by Karl Bantleman
With over a thousand islands
spread around the Adriatic Sea, there is so much to experience. The best
way to see what Croatia has to offer is by island hopping across the amazing
Island that you will find upon your arrival. As well as the islands, there
are many exciting cities to explore and with Croatia being divided into
21 counties, you have a selection of places to choose from.
|Some of the largest islands
include the Brijuni Islands and Kornati archipelago which are national
parks and Krk has an international airport. The largest island by area
is Cres and is one of the northern islands and is a must see if you visit
Croatia as it has beautiful scenery and blue waters is great for families.
The Croatian Islands are great to visit and offers a different view of
Croatian life; they are tranquil and are ideal for families looking for
a fantastic holiday.
When visiting various countries,
many people tend to only go to the large cities and the capital. When travelling
to Croatia , you should aim to see as much as you can because all cities
and towns vary in their offering to visitors. The capital, Zagreb, is the
largest city in the country and has over a million inhabitants and has
become modernised recently and most of the Croatian trade is centred in
If you prefer your historic
cities then Dubrovnik has to be on your list of places to see. The city
is one of six cities in the country that has been included in the UNESCO
list of world heritage sites and it an extremely interesting place to visit.
Dubrovnik hosts many arts,
musical and theatre events each year and is a hot-spot for tourists; the
Dubrovnik Summer Festival is superb event which lasts for an entire month
with many artists entertaining the public with varying concerts and plays.
The city has an international airport of its own and is approximately 20km
from the city centre, car hire is available from the airport as well as
buses which take tourists from the airport to the centre.
About the Author: Karl Bantleman
is experienced author in the financial sector, having worked in the industry
for many years.
- Croatian Nature Parks by Jitesh Arora
Croatia is a country situated
at the crossroads of the Mediterranean, Central Europe and Balkans.
Croatia is surrounded by ten nature parks which are popular for their historical,
cultural and ecological characteristics. In this article you will
find a brief introduction about some of the famous nature parks of Croatia.
|* Lonjsko polje is
one of the beautiful parks of Croatia. This park is one of the retention
basins of Sava river and it runs along the Lonja river. Because of
its flora and fauna it is one of the well known part of croatia.
Lonjsko is also famous for some rare birds species like white tailed eagle
and short toed eagle.
* Medvednica is a
mountain which is situated very close to Zagreb, the capital of Croatia.
Medvednica is a famous destination for hikers, tourists and travellers.
This mountain is popular for its surroundings and skiing trips.
* Telascica is ten
kilometers long bay which is situated on the south side of Dugi otok which
is an island in the Adriatic Sea. Telassica is famous for its mediterranean
vegetation as well as for beautiful pine trees.
* Velebit is a largest
Croatian mountain bounded with the Adriatic Sea from one side and green
fields from another. This mountain is famous for its beautiful vegetation.
* Zumberak is a hill
station near the capital city of Croatia. This hilly area is famous
for chest nut forests and various caves.
* Papuk is a mountain
situated in north eastern region of Croatia. Papuk is also a popular
destination for hikers and walkers.
About the Author: explorecroatia.net
is a site which gives a detailed information about culture,nature and destinations
of Croatia.This article is written by Jitesh Arora.