5 top attractions in Croatia

An awesome place : Makarska? The amphitheater in Pula is the sixth largest surviving Roman arena and one of the best preserved Roman monuments in Croatia. The Pula Arena was built around the 1st century AD and could seat over 26,000 spectators. In the 15th century many stones were taken from the amphitheater to build houses and other structures around Pula, but fortunately this practice was stopped before the whole structure was destroyed. Today it is a popular Croatia attraction and used to host a variety of festivals and performances during the summer months.

Encompassing 142 square km along the Krka River, the Krka National Park is best known for being home to a number of stunning waterfalls. The most popular of these are the Skradinski Buk falls, which are one of the most famous sights in the entire country. However, the park is home to plenty of other worthwhile sights as well, including secluded monasteries, diverse wildlife, and the 200-meter-deep karstic canyon through which the river runs. The park can be accessed by car through any of the five main entrances, which are found at Skradin, Lozovac, Roški Slap, the Krka Monastery, and Burnum.

In the Croatian capital, Zagreb, the main sightseeing area is the medieval Gornji Grad (Upper Town) district. Here, popular tourist attractions include the cathedral with its neo-Gothic façade, twin steeples, and treasury with its large collection of religious art and artifacts; the Croatian Parliament (Hrvatski sabor); the Church of St. Mark with its famous colored tiled roof; and the 13th-century Tower of Lotrscak, which you can climb for fantastic views over the city and the surrounding area. Also be sure to catch most people’s favorite, the much-loved Museum of Broken Relationships. Find even more details on Split airport transfers.

For the love of Nature, one should visit Kornati National Park. To be honest, travel to Croatia doesn’t make much sense for tranquility-hunters unless they visit the Kornati Archipelago that is very often dubbed as nautical paradise. About 140 islands make up this National Park where dramatic caverns, cliffs, and caves of the tight-knit isles throw an awful lot of challenges. These islands are mostly made of Karst Limestone and offer excellent opportunities for hiking. Yes, for those tourists who love some real excitement, sailing through the National Park adds a whole new dimension. For those who are not big enthusiasts of ‘sail alone’ opportunity, the National Park offers guided tours from Split, Sibenik, and Zadar.

The 10th Omis Guitar Fest will take place 17th to 22nd June 2020, with both guitar professionals from the local region and abroad taking part. The festival features masterclasses, workshops and concerts, and there is also a competition with various categories. Makarska kicks into life from June until September. Occurring almost (but not strictly) every week in July and August, Makarska’s Fishermen’s night sees a sprightly folk festival animate the waterfront. A celebration of local culture specifically for visitors, it’s a great opportunity to snag some fresh fish and seafood, washed down with local Croatian wine. The festival sees people milling about in traditional costume and attendees participating in fun, simple games like balancing on a beam to the soundtrack of Dalmatian music. Find additional information on this website.

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