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An Afternoon in Šibenik, A True Croatian City

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Šibenik might be the most fascinating Croatian city you haven’t heard of yet. If Croatians are reluctant to tell you how special Šibenik is, it may be because they’d like to keep this secret to themselves. With larger cities like Zagreb and Dubrovnik still topping classic tourist lists, and islands like Hvar and Korcula attracting beach-goers, the historic coastal enclave of Šibenik …

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Krka Waterfalls - Croatia

Travel to Croatia: Discovering Krka National Park

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The waterfalls of Krka might just be the perfect way to end summer in Croatia. Although Croatia can easily boast some of the world’s best beaches, locals know that some of its most relaxing places to swim aren’t along the coastline. Along the winding Krka River in Central Dalmatia, just north of Šibenik,  is an expanse of lush green trees …

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Luxury Travel to Croatia: Inside Zagreb

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A visual guide to Croatia’s cosmopolitan capital. Even for well-traveled visitors, Zagreb is a city not easily described in just a few words. Ornate Astro-Hungarian architecture and an open friendliness point West — while rows of socialist-era buildings and a strong leisurely coffee culture (emphasis on culture) point East. However, Zagreb is much more than the sum of these recent …

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Snapshot of Croatia: Vis (A Vision of Beauty)

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Vis is an island full of secrets best discovered first-hand. The Telegraph and Conde Nast Traveller have both (in separate articles) described Vis as an island fit for a James Bond movie — a reference that might get a chuckle out of its 3,000 residents, who love this calm and tranquil island for its stillness and natural beauty — but a particularly …

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Omis Riviera - Croatia

Snapshot of Croatia: “Into the Omis Riviera”

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A peaceful escape on the Adriatic Coast If you feel yourself weighed down by the day-to-day stresses of everyday life, we know a place that will put you instantly at peace. Where the Cetina River meets the Adriatic Sea — and where rocky mountains meet lush vegetation and green valleys — you’ll find the Omis Riviera — a favorite spot …

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Palmizana Beach - Croatia

Snapshot of Croatia: A Peek into Palmižana

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Visit this uninhabited Croatian island to ‘unplug’ and reconnect with nature. Just south of Hvar is a group of islands so under-the-radar, the only traffic you’re likely to find will be hikers on footpaths and boats coming from the marina. The Paklinski Islands, filled with secret coves and swimming spots, is a favorite summer escape among locals for its calm atmosphere …

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Snapshot of Croatia: The Coasts (and Peaks) of Nin

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Nin is rich in history, but the views aren’t bad either. Unless you grew up in Croatia (or really know your medieval history), you might not yet have heard of Nin, a small, centuries-old city nestled in a peaceful lagoon near Zadar. And to be honest, the few thousand people who live here might be happy to keep it that way! If your …

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Snapshot of Croatia: A Local’s View of Trogir

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Small towns of Croatia through a local’s lens. What do locals see when they explore Trogir?   Yes, all its famous landmarks — the clock at Town Square, the markets, the stone architecture that hints at a centuries-old past so significant the entire town is on the UNESCO World Heritage List — but also the alleyways, windows, secret turns and colorful …

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Small Towns of Croatia: Discover Samobor

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If you’re looking to escape city life and wander into a picturesque town full of red roofed houses and narrow streets, then you’ll find an unexpected haven in the town of Samobor. Located just 12 miles from the cosmopolitan hub of Zagreb, Samobor is easily accessible by bus, car, or  (if you’re feeling adventurous) by bike.  Sip espresso at one …

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Best Summer Film Festivals on the Adriatic Coast

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Although the world’s largest film festivals seem to get most of the media attention, some of the most prominent celebrations are right on the Adriatic Coast. (Although the Adriatic has its share of large festivals, too.) See debuts by up-and-coming global filmmakers, premieres by renowned directors and perhaps even an A-list celebrity or two. Enrich your experience with history, architecture, …

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Summer Travel: Best Art And Music Festivals to the Adriatic Coast

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Featured image: Lent Festival – Slovenia. Credit: Vlado Kreslin, Wikimedia Culture festivals along the Adriatic Coast If your musical tastes stop at dubstep, you may not find the crowd you seek at these lively cultural festivals, but if your interests span to art, history, dance and theater, you might find a new favorite festival. Here are just a few of …

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Family Travel: Best Summer Festivals for Kids on the Adriatic Coast

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Summer brings a whole world of adventure for kids on the Adriatic Coast with lively festivals meant to bring history, creativity and imagination to life. Here are five of our favorites:   1. Sarajevo Kids’ Festival – Sarajevo, Bosnia (June 12-16) Southeastern Europe’s largest independent children’s festival features cartoons, interactive workshops, street performers and magic shows that might even impress parents! …

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Croatia for Families: Discover Šibenik

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As the oldest native Croatian city on the Adriatic, Šibenik is full of history and intrigue with ancient buildings, outdoor adventures, lively festivals and kid-friendly attractions. Explore this scenic city to see why residents believe this peaceful coastal enclave is paradise. Here is our family-friendly guide to exploring Šibenik: What to See: Cathedral of St. James Commonly regarded as the …

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Conde Nast Traveler Features Adriatic Luxury Journeys

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  Conde Nast Traveler recently featured Adriatic Luxury Journeys’ Game of Thrones in Croatia tour in its weekly news roundup. Featuring behind-the-scenes tours of filming locations with knowledgeable English-speaking guides, Game of Thrones in Croatia showcases new sites filmed for Season 5, along with the most stunning sites of seasons past. Read full article.       Explore more journeys to Croatia.

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Croatia for Families: Welcome to Zadar

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Families exploring Croatia might be surprised at the wealth of kid-friendly activities found in Zadar, a history-filled hidden gem that, although a little more under-the-radar than cities like Zagreb and Dubrovnik, holds a wealth of history, architecture and family-friendly recreation that make this 3,000-year-old city worth getting to know. Here is our family guide to Zadar, one of Croatia’s most intriguing …

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Croatia for Families: Korčula for Kids

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It might seem impossible to fit so much culture, history and adventure into an island just 30 miles long, but if you have ever been to Korčula, you know this storied destination is full of surprises. With a history spanning thousands of years — from the times of Illyrian tribes, through the Greek and Roman Empires, the Colonial influence of …

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Taking the Family to Croatia: See More of Split

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Last week we explored Rovinj and all that this Istrian city offers kids and parents alike. This week, we’re traveling to Split, a destination of many hidden treasures. Famous as a port to islands like Hvar and Korcula, Split is also a highly desirable destination in its own right – and not just for grownups. From medieval castles like Diocletian’s palace to …

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Game of Thrones in Croatia: The Real-Life Locations Behind the Scenes

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With Game of Thrones highlighting all-new locations in Croatia this April, the only thing better than seeing the dreamy castles and coastal sunsets filmed for Season 5 on the silver screen is experiencing them live. The new Game of Thrones in Croatia tour reveals new sites filmed for 2015, along with the series’ most intriguing destinations of seasons past, including the Fortress …

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Guide to Romantic Travel in Croatia

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Craving a romantic getaway with a hint of adventure? This year, trade the Eiffel Tower for towering waterfalls, soufflés for strukli, and crowded restaurants for private dinners amidst lavender fields and olive groves with a coastal escape to Croatia. Here is a guide our Honeymoon Journeys, romantic couples designed just for couples. All experiences are private guided journeys with service when …

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5 Reasons to Visit Croatia This Spring

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A country of scenic islands, emerald lakes and stunning coastlines, Croatia is unsurprisingly at its busiest in the summer months, when travelers seek to beat the heat in its lush waterfalls, abundant lagoons and cool caves. The warm-weather bustle leaves the spring open for more peaceful adventures, with opportunities to explore its natural wonders, historic landmarks and local culture without …

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