Occupying one of Europeâ€™s greatest coastlines with striking sapphire Mediterranean waters, Croatia â€“ part of the Balkan Peninsula â€“ sits on the east side of the Adriatic Sea, boasting a top of mind location for a sun-soaked white-sand island holiday. Its eclectic blend of arresting natural landscapes, ancient walled towns, and home to a total of seven UNESCO World Heritage sites, fascinates visitors from around the world, making it one of the hottest European travel destinations.
In the north, Istria is Croatia culinary heaven. It is here where the worldâ€™s rare and awfully expensive white truffles are found, alongside Italy. Discover Croatiaâ€™s rich cultural legacy in the vibrant medieval capital city of Zagreb where its white cobbled streets, green slopes of central Croatia, Viennese mansions, Napoleonic forts, Roman columns in early Slavic churches and other central-European fortresses scattered across the country.
On an Intriq Journey, saunter through the pristine hill towns and we lace together the finest destinations in Croatia including marvelling at the emerald lakes of Plitvice, Stari Grad Plain, the worldâ€™s oldest continuously agriculture landscape at Hvar, and the magnificently intact walled city of Dubrovnik, nicknamed â€œPearl of the Adriaticâ€.
Croatia is best visited during May and June or September and October when the weather is sunny and pleasant.