1. Plitvice Lakes National Park
Plitvice Lakes Waterfall.
The Plitvice Lakes are a group of 16 interconnected terraced lakes. One of the most stunning natural wonders in Europe with striking colours and impressive waterfalls.
Split is the second largest city in Croatia set on a peninsula protruding out into the Adriatic sea. The city is great to wonder around and boasts some lovely beaches.
Dubrovnik is one of the most beautiful seaside towns in the world. Walk along the walls that surround the old city for great views of the famous orange roof tiles and the Adriatic Sea.
Clear waters of Hvar.
Hvar is a beautiful island blessed with beaches, Venetian villages, lavender fields, and vineyeards. Hvar has a vibrant nightlife and is very popular with backpackers, although is not as cheap as it used to be.
5. Istria Peninsula
Istria is a triangular peninsula near the border of Slovenia. Being formerly of part of the Venetian Empire the many towns and cities in the area have a richly diverse culture and history.
6. Krka National Park
Skradinski Buk waterfall.
Krka National Park is an area of stunning natural beauty offering some great walks. The pools and waterfalls at Skradinski Buk and Roski Slap are the most popular attractions.
The medieval capital of Croatia is home to many beautiful old buildings, churches and museums. The cobbled streets provide a real charm and the city also has a lively night scene.
8. Blue Cave
Inside the blue cave.
A sea cave on the Dalmatian coast filled with an unearthly blue glow. The effect is created by sunlight entering the cave through an underwater entrance and then reflecting off the white floor up through the water.
9. Korcula Island
Known as the mini Dubrovnik, Korluca is a narrow fortified island. The island has a Venetian architectural legacy and history.
Zadar is yet another beautiful old, historic Croatian coastal city.
Recommended For Further Information
Europe On A Shoestring: Lonely Planet
If you are heading to multiple destinations in Europe I highly recommend picking up a copy of Lonely Planet's; Europe On A Shoestring. It provides the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, what hidden discoveries await you, where to stay, and how to optimise your budget for an extended continental trip...
You May Also Like To Read
Guide to Croatia
Croatia's pretty, quaint towns and alive, happening cities; magnicent coast, lined with hundreds of beautiful islands, in conjunction with the cheapness of travel, make it one of Europe’s best destinations...
Places To Visit In France
Les Gorges Du Verdon
Les Gorges Du Verdon is the largest gorge in Europe.
The turquoise river Verdon cuts deep into the harsh, but stunning cliffs providing spectacular views. Next...
Places To Visit In Germany
Berchtesgaden National Park is an area of spectacular natural beauty withs its craggy mountains and green valleys.
Nestled in the valley, below the peaks of the Alps lies this pitcture village. Next...
Places To Visit In Greece
Zakynthos is a large island with a wide appeal for all types of visitors.
There are many beauty spots including the Blue Caves, the surely recognisable Navagio Bay, and of course plenty of beaches. Next...
Places To Visit In Italy
The Amalfi Coast streches 40km south of the Bay of Naples.
Colourful houses cling to the cliffside of the Lattari mountains overlooking the beautiful Tyrrhenian sea. Next...
Places To Visit In Spain
Granada and Sierra Nevada
Granada sits on and around three hills against the backdrop of the Sierra Nevada mountain range.
The Alhambra Palace dominates the city skyline. Next...
Places To Visit In Switzerland
The Matterhorn is one of the world's most iconic mountains and has become an emblem of the Alps. Although reaching the summit is really only for experienced mountaineers, there are over 400 kilometres of hiking trails, footpaths and walks nearby. Next...
Places To Visit In The UK
The Cotswolds encompass some of the prettiest countryside in the United Kingdom.
There are many quaint villages dotted around the limestone hills. Next...
Keep updated by subscribing to our newsletter:
Did you find this helpful?
If you can't find the answer you are looking for Visit Our FAQ
If you still have unanswered questions in regards to this article, or anything else on this site, please Contact Us
Building and maintaining a website takes a lot of time, effort and money. If this website has helped or inspired you, a donation would be greatly appreciated. Thank you.