7 Reasons That Will Compel You To Travel To Croatia
One of the major travel destination that has emerged over past holiday seasons is the mesmerizing country of Croatia. Rich in nature and bio diversity, Croatia came to be in our imagination with the advent of Game of Thrones. The fantasy release needed an exotic back drop and which place than Croatia could best suit the need of the hour? Here are the major reasons we have listed that will inspire you to travel to Croatia before you plan any other destination.
Affordable – We all know the country features in the list of EU. But worry not for the stay will not cause a dent to your wallet. The country runs will traditional currency Kuna which s not heavy on budget. It is easy to find cheap holiday rentals as well as a fine dining in one of the better restaurants will not cost you a decent 45 Euro (that includes serving of wine). Street side shops sell plenty of bakery items to feast on too.
The Weather – In case you are craving for sun travel to Croatia. This is the best spot in the whole of Europe. And we say this even after John Snow has warned us “Winter is coming.” During summer, expect to sunbath for at least 12 hours a day. Travel to Croatia and do not miss the Dubrovnik Summer Festival.
The History Is Alive – The ruins of Diocletian’s Palace in Split sits in the heart of the city and overwhelms visitors in its own rights. The once retirement place of the roman empire now houses plenty of bars, restaurants and small eateries amid ancient columns, temples, walls and underground cellars. I felt thrilled as I sat at Uje, the wine bar and sipped on Rose.
The Azure Beaches – The country takes pride in her sprawling coast line that is pretty as picture postcards. Zlatni Rat is the most famous and helps the maximum touristy crowd for obvious reasons. If you are looking for a tranquil quite spot for yourself, head to the south of Makarsha and relax at Nugal.
The Game Of Thrones Back Drop – We all are acquitted with the backdrop and Khalleisi and Khal Drogo have already treaden on the paths. Dubrovnik, whose city walls and forts became Khal’s Landing; remarkable Trsteno Arboretum on the suburbs of the city, which becomes the Red Keep’s sprawling gardens; the Fortress of Klis, which is used for exterior shots of Meereen; and St Dominic Monastery in Trogir, which was formed as the city of Qarth remain the spots you will not want to miss.
The National Park – The country has an incredible bio diversity and it can easily be experienced as you walk to the wild. UNESCO listed Plitvice Lakes and Krka will stun you with picturesque lake and stunning flow of water.
The Coffee – Let us talk about the food and drink as end of the day we need the comfort of a holiday. The city of Gornji Grad which was also a medieval quarter and home to 3rd century Church of St Mark and a neo-Gothic cathedral, takes interest in cafe culture. Do pay a visit to Museum of Contemporary Art which is one of the best in the world!
Infrastructure is mind-blowing in the country with most of the islands being in an hour’s commute. Pristine nature, warm weather, affordable stay all the reasons sum up why the experience remain so close to my heart. In case you have traveled to Croatia before and loved any destination from the northern country, let us know in the comment section below.