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Exploring The Sights Of Croatia

Croatia is among the very few countries around the world that prides itself on its yet to be spoilt natural features. If you want to stay country that is yet to be touched and still in its full glory, then Croatia is that country. The beautiful country boasts of the finest museums, restaurants, galleries and islands. The clear waters and Mediterranean weather is perfect for sailing Croatia and if you are on sailing holidays and you intend to have the perfect time, then Croatia should be on your top to-visit destinations. These are places that you can explore on your next Croatia island holidays.


Dubrovnik has been declared a UNESCO world heritage site. Dubrovnik is Croatia’s most glamorous tourist destination and is famous for its old town walls. From the high walls, you can enjoy a magnificent view of the old town and a wonderful sighting across the glimmering Adriatic Sea. When you sail Croatia, Dubrovnik is part of your itinerary as either your starting or ending point.

You’re in for a real treat of you’re a Game of Thrones fan! You can do a walking tour and discover places they were filming. If you’re a foodie, there’s no shortage of mouth-watering restaurants to choose from!


Split is the second largest city in Croatia only after the capital city Zagreb. The city was built by the Roman Emperor Diocletian as a retirement home. So you are sure to see a few of roman artifacts while touring Split. One of the wonderful sights that the city has to offer is the Cathedral of St. Dominus. The church’s elegant bell-tower is a tourist attraction of its own. The town is also a UNESCO world heritage site.

While in Split, after your Croatian sailing holiday you can take a day trip to Plitvice Lakes or The Waterfalls of Krka National Park.

Hvar Town

If you are interested on having a fun time at the trendy part of Croatia, then Hvar might just be what you are looking for. Hvar offers tourists and travelers a good dose of its beaches and water sports for their explicit enjoyment. Hvar town is home to few of the country’s top hotel and restaurants and is very much popular with celebrities and yachters.

While on your Croatian sailing holiday, you can choose to have a nice relaxing meal and enjoy the local wines, take in a sunset at the lively Hula Hula bar, dance the night away or just stay in a quiet bay and appreciate the natural beauty of the island, there’s definitely something for everyone!

Korcula Town

Korcula town is the chief settlement of the Korcula Island in south Dalmatian. The town is protected by medieval towers and walls. The town is packed full with centuries of aristocratic stone buildings which were built during the rule of the Venetians. The top attraction in the town includes the Marco Polo house which is said to be the birth place of the famous explorer. The town is also renowned for its moreska sword dance, a traditional dance staged for tourists in the town.

Korcula has no shortage of amazing restaurants, with picture-perfect postcard views over the water, cocktail bars for a sunset drink and live music you can appreciate while enjoying your alfresco evening drinks.

Mljet National Park

The Mljet national park is covered largely by dense woodland. The MIjet national park is popular for nature lovers and offers many points of attraction for tourists. Numerous paths can be found deep in the woodland and this makes it perfect for bike riding and walking. You can also go for swimming or tour the park in a rented kayak.

You may also want to pay a visit to the 12th century Benedictine monastery on a taxi boat in the national parl.

Whatever you decide to do on a Croatia cruise, you can be assured of the thrill and fun. For the perfect cruise holidays and sailing holidays, Croatia is the spot. The wonderful weather, the great sight, the delicious cuisine and the many beaches are all there to provide you with the best treat of your life.

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