Sumary of Croatia has it all! Holidays to this enticing country are back on – with lots of last-minute deals:
- Its historical centre is a UNESCO World Heritage site, and it’s home to many first-rate seafood restaurants.
- Further north still is Sibenik in Dalmatia, another fine historic city, conquered by the Republic of Venice in 1116.Rijeka (pronounced ree-acre) is next up on the coastline, a major port that was a European Capital of Culture in 2020 (sadly missing out on visitors due to the pandemic).
- One of its most popular attractions, aside from its impressive castle and National Theatre, where ballet shows and opera concerts are held, is the Galeb (‘seagull’ in Croatian), a former Yugoslav naval vessel commandeered by communist ruler Marshal Tito.
- Split, Croatia’s second biggest city, was first settled in the 3rd century BC and its centre is a Unesco World Heritage site Sibenik in Dalmatia is another fine historic city.