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Croatia

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Once situated on the edge of empires between the Balkans and Central Europe, Croatia represents a land of great natural diversity and rich cultural heritage. Croatian cultural tourism relies on the charming juxtaposition of contrasts. Venetian palaces sit next to Napoleonic forts, Viennese mansions face Socialist Realist sculpture, and early Slavic churches built on the sites of ancient Roman settlements offer countless sightseeing opportunities. Croatia's museums present the main stages of the history of Europe. The country's sapphire seawater and long coastline speckled with islands draws visitors, as do numerous nature reserves, marinas, ancient fortified towns, and sandy and rocky beaches. In recent years, Croatia's shoreline has become a famed center for nautical tourism and naturism, and is a promising diving destination. Hikers explore outdoor landscapes of canyons, underground grottoes, dramatic waterfalls, stony peaks, and scenic lakes of the Dinaric Alps, which hug the coastline. Inland areas showcase mountain resorts, national parks, pine forests, vineyards, and spas. Explore the family-friendly attractions of Croatia and add them to your vacation plans using our Croatia trip planner.
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Dubrovnik Best for: Historic Sites, Nature, Museums Split Best for: Historic Sites, Nature, Adventure Hvar Best for: Nature, Nightlife, Outdoors Plitvice Lakes National Park Best for: Nature Zagreb Best for: Museums, Historic Sites, Shopping

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