Croatia's best kept secrets

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In the last decade Croatia It has become one of the most desired and exclusive destinations in Europe, something that does not surprise us at all, as it houses true natural wonders, some of which are still unknown to mass tourism.

Today in Hard Hobbit To Break We want to take a tour of some small islands and secret places that Croatia hides and that they offer us from Condé Nast Traveler, one of the most prestigious travel magazines on the planet. Would you like to discover some of the best kept secrets of this European country? Well you know what you have to do! Do not miss anything we tell you below!

Dalmatia

Dalmatia
First of all, we have to talk about the Dalmatia region, which is located on the Adriatic Sea coast. It is an ideal place to visit in mid season, when the sun is still hot and everything is cheaper. In addition, the sea remains warm until November. Of course, you should know that Dubrovnik It is full of tourists all year round.


Lastovo

Lastovo
They also tell us about Lastovo, the second most distant island in Croatia. Bathed by the clean waters of the MediterraneanThis wild island that has been designated a natural park is an ideal place to dive. In addition, the city is a beautiful town of stone houses.

Dugi Island

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Thirdly, they tell us about Dugi Island, the easternmost of the Zadarian Islands. If you have the opportunity to visit this place, at some point you will have to take a ferry to go to the historic city of Zadar. As for Dugi, it offers plenty of space and silence, with pretty mountain villages and picturesque fishing villages.

Lopud Island

Lopud
Another secret that Croatia hides is Lopud, one of the Elaphiti islands. Here the aristocracy from Dubrovnik on weekends in the 17th century and has now been rediscovered. It is a small island where you will have very easy to relax.


Vis

Vis
In fifth place we find Vis, the most distant island of Croatia, although it is easy to find, since it is only 90 minutes by catamaran from Split. It is a cozy place with many restaurants; mosaics Greeks and Romans; Venetian houses; forts built by the Austrians and the British; a wild interior and a coast full of small bays.

Opatija Riviera

Opatija
We also have to talk about Opatija Riviera, a stretch of coast bathed by the Adriatic Sea that offers delicious restaurants, a perfect climate and natural beauty.

Rab Island

Rab
Another island on the list is Rab, which is located in the Gulf of Carnaro, also called Bay of Kvarner. Here you can find hotels and restaurants, but the truth is that the place seems to be closer to dreams than reality. You will love its beautiful beaches.


Mljet

Mljet
In eighth place on the list we find Mljet or Meleda, an island located a few kilometers from Dubrovnik. It is an ideal place to visit in October, being able to enjoy sun 7 hours a day and very pleasant temperatures. A third of the place is declared a national park.

Istria

Istria
Condé Nast Traveler also recommends Istria, the largest peninsula in the Adriatic Sea. Labeled as the new Tuscany, it is worth as much for its medieval villages as for its star-filled sky.

P

P
Finally, we have to talk about Pag, the fifth largest island on the Croatian coast. It is a unique place, with a landscape so silent and magical that it seems desert. Of course, you should know that it is better to visit it in autumn, especially if you want to enjoy a quiet place.

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