Travelling through Croatia, Dalmatia or Dubrovnik Region offers
immense and rich experiences to every visitor. From the coastal to the
continental parts, Croatia’s rich cultural heritage, combined with its
magnificent natural beauties, make it the perfect place to spend your vacation.
The total land area of Croatia amounts to 56,610 sq km / 35,336 sq miles with
a population of approximately 4.9 million. It features a total land border of
1,778 km (1,110 miles) stretching from the historic city of Dubrovnik in the
south to the ancient Roman city of Pula in the north, encompassing a 1,278 km
(789 miles) section of the Adriatic Sea. Spread like pearls along the coast,
Croatia’s 1,185 islands provide a magical paradise to be experienced and
The capital of Croatia is Zagreb, a charming medieval city of exceptional
beauty known for its spirit and architecture, with a population of approximately
1 million. Zagreb first appeared on Europe’s maps in 1994, when it became the
centre with its own bishop. Over the years, Zagreb has become the scientific,
political and economic centre of Croatia.
The uniqueness of Croatia lies in its diversity. Situated between the Alps
and the Adriatic Sea, Croatia provides visitors with the opportunity to ski in
the winter and swim during the summer months, all within driving distance. With
its 1,185 islands, islets and reefs, it is the most diverse coast on the
There are seven National Parks in Croatia, three being in the mountainous
regions of Risnjak, Paklenica and Plitvička Jezera and four in the coastal
regions of Kornati, Brijuni, Krka and Mljet.
Croatia is home to the Old City of Dubrovnik, Diocletians Palace in Split,
Euphrasies Basilica in Poreč, the lakes Plitvička Jezera and many
others. Croatia boasts the largest number of developed settlements in
southeastern Europe, in addition, many of which date back to Roman and medieval
times. Rarely can you find so many examples of cultural and historical
significance from different periods in such a small region.