croatia road trip itinerary

Forget boats, here’s how to do the ultimate Croatia road trip!

It occurred to me, as I scrolled through the internet feeling a buzz of excitement, that I had never actually driven a boat. I didn’t even know if that was the correct term. Driven. Do you drive a boat? Do you ride it? Do you cower at the waves and just hope that the tide takes you vaguely near your destination? That last one sounded the most likely for me. But oh, the excitement. The adrenaline that you must feel to be free on the water, with the islands of Croatia glittering in the sunlight. You can go anywhere you …

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things to do in Split Croatia

Top 10 things to do in Split Croatia to visit Croatia’s coastal oasis

Along the coast of the Adriatic Sea, you’ll find Croatia’s second-largest city, Split. It’s the perfect place to start a Croatian getaway, centrally located to other islands if you plan to jump around. If you like scenic views, gorgeous marinas, ancient ruins, and loads of history, Split is the place for you! Get lost on the cobblestone streets in the maze of the Old City located around the Diocletian’s Palace and UNESCO World Heritage site or book a sailing tour and cruise the coast. Take in the infamous red rooftops and enjoy this history-rich city with plenty to see and …

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Croatia Sailing Vacation Tips & 3 Best Sailing Destinations

Croatia’s spectacular coastline, crystal-clear waters, and over a thousand islands make sailing holidays in Croatia an unforgettable experience. With a feel of the French Riviera half a century ago, it’s a great place to visit by sea. While the weather is ideal during the height of the season, it’s possible to find tranquil anchorages on a Croatia sailing trip even in summer. Disclosure: Some of the links below are affiliate links that will help you sail Croatia. This means that at no extra cost to you, The Travel Bunny will earn a small commission if you click through and make …

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croata necktie history

Cravate history & 10 interesting necktie facts

Croatia is home to the cravate, which is also its national cultural symbol. Even the word comes from the Croatian word for Croat (hrvat). So it’s no surprise that Croatia takes this tradition seriously! The country also boasts an academic institution to research the history of the necktie, a history that dates back to the Thirty Years’ War, when Croatian girls knotted scarves to tie knot around their lovers’ necks before they left for battle, as tokens of their devotion. The ties attracted the attention of the French cavalry and the look caught in trendy Paris, which developed the tie …

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sailing in croatia

Sailing in Croatia: 15+ destinations to see by boat

Sailing in Croatia along its eye-catching coastline is an amazing experience! The country’s tourism industry went up thanks to Croatia’s sailing and yachting industries. With over 1,000 islands and a 5,000 kilometer-long coastline, one can get an idea of the enchantment this land has to offer. So it’s no wonder that most travelers want to sail in Croatia! Location and weather conditions Croatia is located on the Adriatic Sea, opposite Italy, in the Northern Mediterranean Region. With a history dating over a thousand years back, it first appeared on the international map of Europe in 1992, following the break-up of …

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