The sun, national parks and scenic islands, including the island of Krk situated in Kvarner Bay, are reasons that this region has been highly popular among tourists for many years, especially families with children. Picturesque bays with beaches and turquoise sea make it the perfect holiday setting. Tourists from all over the world come here to admire the monuments inscribed on the UNESCO list. North Croatia is an excellent starting point for exploring both the Croatian coast and the popular places in Slovenia and Italy.
A warm, Mediterranean climate, beautiful views and the omnipresent joy of life have caused that this destination is extremely popular with tourists. The Adriatic Sea is a great place for underwater expeditions. For divers, there is a magnificent underwater world, full of flora and fauna, caves and shipwrecks. Croatia is a mix of cultures: Western European, Slavic and Mediterranean, which is reflected in its architecture, cuisine and customs.
Central and Northern Dalmatia is one of the most beautiful and most developed tourist parts of the Croatian coast, with a terrific hotel base. The sun, monuments from the UNESCO list, national parks and scenic islands are reasons for which it enjoys an unchanging popularity among tourists for many years. Hundreds of restaurants, bars, clubs and discos, sports infrastructure let you fully enjoy your holidays.
Split, the second largest in terms of population Croatian city, located by an extensive bay between the hill with Gripe fortress and the mountainous Marjan Cape, boasts a rich history. Tourists from all over the world come to admire the UNESCO World Heritage site which is the remains of the Palace of Emperor Diocletian, which have merged into the buildings of the city. Many cultural events take place here, especially during the summer season, and the interesting monuments and evergreen Mediterranean vegetation with palm trees and agaves, as well as the mild climate make you want to stay here longer. Not far from Split is Trogir, a wonderful Medieval town, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Here you can stroll through the narrow streets of the Old Town and visit the Cathedral of St. Lawrence, which was built for over four centuries. Further north is Šibenik, which dates back to the 11th century, with a beautiful Renaissance Cathedral of St. James, a UNESCO World Heritage site, scenically located at the mouth of the River Krka. It is worth visiting the nearby Krka National Park with magnificent waterfalls. Not far from Šibenik is a well-known tourist centre Vodice, with beaches that are characteristic of Dalmatia: shingle and concrete. There is also: a tourist port, from where you can go on a trip to the Kornati National Park, diving centres and gourmet restaurants. One of the most popular holiday destinations of Dalmatia is the vibrant town of Biograd, situated opposite the island of Pasman, with a beautiful shingle beach - Drazica. A few kilometres north, by the Pasman Channel, lies the quiet town of Sveti Filip i Jakov, the perfect place for a family holiday, with nice beaches in coves and a crystal clear sea.
Kvarner is a unique region covering one of the most beautiful and popular parts of the Croatian coast, known for its mild climate, diverse landscape, excellent accommodation and resorts full of attractions.
Pilot: tourists are looked after by a Polish resident, whose tasks include help upon arrival, departure and stay, as well as registration for local trips.
Visas: not required; passport must be valid for a minimum of 3 months. Polish citizens may cross the Croatian border using their Personal ID.
Flight duration: Warsaw-Rijeka - approx. 2 hours.
Local time: GMT+1.
Language: Croatian; communication in English and German also possible.
Voltage: 220 V.
Currency: kuna (HRK), 1 HRK = 100 lip, 1 EUR = approx. 7.6 HRK.
Prices in the hotel and restaurant: lunch – approx. 115 HRK, soft drink – approx. 22 HRK, beer – approx. 30 HRK, wine – approx. 38 HRK/0.25 l. Transport: taxi - approx. 115 HRK/approx. 5 km, local bus – approx. 38 HRK. If you are traveling only around Croatia, it is not required to have a Green Card when renting a car, but crossing the border with Bosnia and Herzegovina, e.g. to get to Dubrovnik, requires a Green Card.
Beaches: public, free entry, beach service (2 sunbeds + umbrella – not all beaches have the same service) – up to approx. 100 HRK/day; footwear for water recommended.
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Visitor’s tax required: payable upon check-in: approx. 7 HRK/person/day, children depending on the age – free or discount approx. 50%.
Local trips: organised by local tourist agencies on terms specified by them. There is a possibility that, if there are too few participants, a trip may be canceled.
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