So you’ve walked the wall. And now it’s hot. Not to worry, there’s some great swimming in Dubrovnik. Take Banje Beach. It’s just a few minutes’ walk from the Old Town. We also really like escaping to Lokrum Island for the day.
Croatia is a country of more than a thousand islands and endless miles of beautiful coastline.
But that’s not all.
It’s also blessed with 8 national parks, 10 UNESCO World Heritage Sites and countless medieval cities and towns. It’s rich in history and culture. And don’t get us started on the fabulous Croatian food and wines!
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You can visit Brac on a day trip from Split. But to experience the best of Brac, stay on the island. You’ll want to hike to Blaca Hermitage, chill at Zlatni Rat Beach, taste wines at Stina Winery and more!
Our leisurely 14-day Croatia itinerary covers the beautiful Dalmatian Coast. Start in Dubrovnik, then island-hop by passenger ferry to Korcula, Hvar and Brac, before finishing your trip in Split.
What should you do in Split, Croatia? For starters, you must explore Diocletian’s Palace, visit the Ivan Mestrovic Gallery, walk up Marjan Hill and taste Croatian wines.
“Where is Diocletian’s Palace?” visitors often ask when in Split, Croatia. Shopkeepers laughingly reply, “You’re in it!” The ruins of the 1,700-year-old palace are the beating heart of the Old Town.
Drool over these 33 delicious Croatian desserts! From mouth-watering creamy Croatian cakes to traditional peach cookies, these are the best sweets to try in Croatia.
The best thing to do in Dubrovnik? Walk on top of the medieval city walls. Gaze down on one side at churches, palaces and carved fountains, all crammed together with apartments and cafes. On the other side, gawk at the turquoise sea.
Tiny Trogir has no canals. Never mind. It’s still nicknamed “Little Venice.” If you visit Croatia, try to see the medieval fairy tale town of Trogir.