Must See Places to discover in Croatia

Croatia is one of the countries that form Eastern Europe. It is an ancient country with hundreds of World Heritage Sites. If you want to sample some of the best Eastern European dishes and entertainment, you have found the place.

Croatia's Adriatic Sea coast contains more than a thousand islands. These Islands offers some of the most scenic sights in Europe. The best way to see what these Islands have to offer is by using a ferry. Below are some of the most famous attractions in Croatia.

1. Plitvice Lakes National Park

This is a UNESCO listed World Heritage Site. It boasts a series of 16 cascading lakes that makes it one of the most beautiful places on earth. It is the oldest park in southern Europe and the oldest park in Croatia. It connects the Croatian Mainland with the Adriatic Sea.

2. Brac Island

This is an Island located on the Adriatic Sea off the Dalmatia Coast. It measure 364 square kilometers. Its Vidova Gora peak stands at 778 meters which makes it the highest peak in the Adriatic. The island also has some of the most beautiful white sand beaches.

3. Hvar

Located off the Dalmatia Coast in the Adriatic Sea, this island is covered with pine forests, olive groves, vineyards, fruits orchards and lavender fields. Its soils comprise of Mesozoic limestone and dolomite making it a very fertile Island. If you ever feel like spending some time with nature, then this is the island to visit.

4. Korcula

Popular for its Korkyra Baroque Festival that brings together the best ensemble and soloists that specialize in Baroque Music, this island is the place you want to be for the ultimate Eastern Europe entertainment. It measures 279 square kilometers.

5. Mljet

This is the most southerly and easterly island on the Dalmatia Coast. It is famous for its national park that includes the villages of Veliko Jezero, Malo Jezero, Soline Bay and 500 meters of the Sea Belt. It measures 54 square kilometers.

A visit to Croatia will largely represent what you can expect to see in most of the Eastern European Countries, with an additional flavor of the Adriatic Sea Islands. Do not miss this destination while on your European tour.

By Kennedy Runo about Croatia

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