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Croatian regions

 

Zagreb is the largest city and the capital of Croatia, it is the economic, cultural, and governmental center of Croatia. It is situated between the southern slopes of the Medvednica mountain and both northern and southern bank of the Sava river.

It is a city with a rich history, the first recorded appearance of the name Zagreb is dated in 1094, at which time the city existed as two different city cores: smaller, eastern Kaptol, inhabited mainly by clergy and housing the  Zagreb Cathedral, and larger, western Grades, inhabited by other people, mainly farmers. Gradec and Zagreb were united in 1851 by ban Josip Jelacic.

Zagreb is an important tourist center, not only in terms of passengers traveling from Western and Central Europe to the Adriatic Sea, but also as a travel destination itself. Zagreb’s numerous museum reflect the history, art and culture not only of Zagreb and Croatia, but also of Europe and the world. Around thirty collections in museums and galleries comprise more than 3.6 million various exhibits, excluding church and private collections. There are about 20 permanent or seasonal theaters and stages. Zagreb is also the host of Zagrebfest, the oldest Croatian pop music festival.

Numerous shops, boutiques, store houses and shopping’s malls offer a variety of quality clothing. Zagreb’s offerings include ceramics, crystal, wicker or straw  baskets, and top-quality Croatian wines and gastronomic  products.

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Slavonia

Slavonia is a region in eastern  Croatia.  It is a fertile agricultural and forested lowland bounded, in part, by the Drava river, the Sava river and the Danube river.  Maybe Slavonia and Barnja look less attractive as a tourist destination than Dalmatia, it is a real oasis for tourists who would like to exchange the city hustle and bustle with quiet greenery and a relaxed stay in nature.

Osijek Cathedral

Osijek

Interesting destinations in Slavonia for tourist:

Osijek- It’s  the fourth largest city in Croatia. Osijek is a popular domestic tourist destination for Baroque style, open spaces and ample recreational opportunities. The most important part of the city  is Main Square, Trg Ante Starcevica,  and Tvrda the 18th century Baroque citadel.

Kopacki Rit- is a nature park and one of Europe’s largest ornithological reserves.

DALMATIA

Dalmatia is the tourism region of the Adriatic area.

Dalmatia has been long known as a very famous place in the tourism world. Clean seas, natural beauty, numerous islands, cultural monument heritage, cultural events are some of things that lure tourists to visit Dalmatia.

The most famous natural heritage of Dalmatia: National parks – Mljet, Paklenica, Krka, Kornati, the Dalmatian part of Velebit, Biokovo; waterfalls – Roški waterfall and Skradinski waterfall on the Krka River, rivers Krka and Cetinat, the canyons of Zrmanja and Čikola, the beach Zlatni rat at Bol on the island of Brač and the Crveno and Modro Lakes near Imotski.

Most important citys: Split, Sibenik, Dubrovnik, Korcula, Hvar, Ston, Zadra, Trogir.

 

split

Split


Istria

Istria is the most diverse tourism region in Croatia. The most famous places for visitors are: National park Brijuni, Lima bay, Rovinj, Pazin, Pula, Motovun, Novigrad.

Tourism options available include excursions, naturism, hunting, sports, nautical, medicinal, congressional, and rural tourism.

In Istria is the smallest town in the world- HUM.

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Porec

Porec



3 Comments Add Yours ↓

  1. Ricky #
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    Croatia looks like the type of place I want to visit for sure ! Might even want to live there – it’s so beautiful. Thanks.

  2. Mehai #
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    Croatia Rocks !

  3. admin #
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    Thank you Ricky, Croatia is really beautiful country, if you sign up for free tips I will tel you more information about Croatia.



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