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Only 15 years ago Croatia's principal visitors were peacekeepers and aid workers. Now it's become Europe's latest 'gotta go' destination. Yachts glide up the coast, movie stars discreetly arrange to buy an island or two and no Mediterranean cruise is complete without a stop in Dubrovnik.

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• Dubrovnik

Dubrovnik Tours, Travel & Activities

Ringed by pristine sea and backed by high, barren cliffs, the historic city of Dubrovnik is unique. Dating from the 7th century, Dubrovnik's colorful history is marked by a period of independence, Venetian rule, surrender to Napoleon's French army and then government by the Austro-Hungarian empire. Today, fully restored with the help of UNESCO, Dubrovnik is a magnet for those who love sunbathing, celebrity-spotting and good coffee …

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• Hvar

Hvar Tours, Travel & Activities

Hvar's location at the center of the Adriatic sailing routes has long made this island an important base for commanding trade up and down the Adriatic, across to Italy and throughout the wider Mediterranean. It has been inhabited since pre-historic times, originally by a Neolithic people whose distinctive pottery gave rise to the term Hvar culture, and later by the Illyrians. The ancient Greeks founded the colony of Pharos in 384 BC on the site of today's Stari Grad, making it one of the oldest towns in Europe …

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• Korcula

Korcula Tours, Travel & Activities

According to legend, the island of Korcula was founded by Trojan hero Antenor in the 12th century BC who is also famed as the founder of the city of Padua. The island was first settled by Mesolithic and Neolithic peoples. There is archaeological evidence at the sites of Vela Spila (Big Cave) and at Jakas Cave near the village of Zrnovo. The findings at Vela Spila are on display at the Center for Culture in Vela Luka. The island became part of the Roman province of Illyricum after the Illyrian Wars …

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• Plitvice Lakes National Park

Plitvice Lakes National Park Tours, Travel & Activities

Plitvice Lakes National Park is one of the oldest national parks in Southeast Europe and the largest national park in Croatia. In 1979, Plitvice Lakes National Park was added to the UNESCO World Heritage register. The national park was founded in 1949 and is situated in the mountainous karst area of central Croatia, at the border to Bosnia and Herzegovina. The important north-south road connection, which passes through the national park area, connects the Croatian inland with the Adriatic coastal region …

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• Split

Split Tours, Travel & Activities

Split is known as a transportation hub for the Dalmatian Coast, but has quickly become a top travel destination in its own right, beyond just a one or two night stopover. In the heart of the city is the historic Diocletian's Palace, which is still used as a residence by locals today. The pulse of the city can be found on the Riva, the promenade along the Adriatic, lined with crowded cafes …

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• Zadar

Zadar Tours, Travel & Activities

Zadar faces the islands of Ugljan and Pašman, from which it is separated by the narrow Zadar Strait. The promontory on which the old city stands used to be separated from the mainland by a deep moat which has since become landfilled. The harbor, to the north-east of the town, is safe and spacious. The district of present-day Zadar has been populated since prehistoric times. The earliest evidence of human life comes from the Late Stone Age, while numerous settlements have been dated as early as the Neolithic …

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• Zagreb

Zagreb Tours, Travel & Activities

The streets of central Zagreb are brimming with museums and art galleries, and you could easily spend an entire day taking in the highlights. The Mimara Museum is a must, housing the extensive collection of artworks and artifacts amassed by collector Ante Topic Mimara, as is the award-winning Museum of Broken Relationships, one of Europe's most unique museums, devoted to the unrequited and lost loves of people around the world …

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Despite the hype, Croatia's pleasures are more timeless than trendy. Crystalline water laps gently at a 1778km-long coast and no less than 1,185 islands. Away from the coast, eight national parks protect pristine forests, karstic mountains, lakes and waterfalls in a landscape of primeval beauty …

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Croatia is a sovereign state at the crossroads of Central Europe, Southeast Europe, and the Mediterranean. Its capital city is Zagreb, which forms one of the country's primary subdivisions, along with the twenty counties. Croatia's Adriatic Sea coast contains more than a thousand islands …

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