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Why Croatia is the Ideal Spot for a Cruise Vacation

Where to go and what to do in Croatia.

When we think of cruising, the first thing that comes to mind is all those well-known places across the Atlantic Ocean. We think of exotic destinations and forget how the wonderful coastline of the Mediterranean is hiding away some real gems, often neglected, unseen, and unknown. You’ve heard of Croatia, a mesmerizing country with a long coastline, strong cities, old towers, and wonderful people. But, what Croatia has to offer is more than the things we see in brochures. Have you thought about going on a wonderful cruise vacation along its glamorous coastline and enjoying the natural beauty of everything it has to offer? In the text below, we’ll discuss why it might be the ideal place for you and your family.

Breathtaking Natural Scenery

Have you ever heard of the term “Pearl of the Adriatic,”? If not, let us share with you a well-known secret, Croatia’s coastline is the crown jewel of the Adriatic Sea, and it’s been attracting many sailors throughout the centuries. Many empires fought for it, many kingdoms fell defending it and now we have the unique chance and opportunity to enjoy it without fear, driven by an innate desire to explore new things and fully take hold of life. The crystal-clear waters, rocky cliffs, and idyllic islands make it a paradise for nature lovers. The Dalmatian Coast, with its dramatic landscapes and pristine beaches, is all you need to see this year to fill your soul with a sense of tranquility and fulfillment. All this promises you a wonderful cruise vacation.

Rich Historical and Cultural Heritage

You’ve probably googled the many cities of Croatia, the most prominent being the ancient walls of Dubrovnik. It’s a well-known tourist attraction and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and with its ancient ruins and walls, its mesmerizing position by the sea, and its wonderful appearance, it’s every sailor’s dream to visit. But, that’s not all Croatia has to offer, as cities such as Split and Zadar share the same Roman and Venetian ruins, providing you with the same glimpse into medieval and ancient times, long gone now. The coastline of Croatia is a monument to the marvels of human civilization and architecture. They’re a standing legacy of our ancient victories and triumphs and they provide you with a unique opportunity to truly see something almost out of this world.

Charming Islands

Once you get past the many cities along the coastline of this unique country, you’re in for a special treat, as next come the many small islands, each unique in its shape and position, with the same mesmerizing natural apparel and beauty. Islands like Hvar, Brač, and Korčula are known for their vibrant nightlife, scenic beauty, and historic sites. The best part is that many companies now offer Croatia small ship cruises, making it possible to visit all this and get near the coastline without any trouble. As opposed to the enormous cruise ships going on trans-Atlantic vacations, the smaller cruises with restrictive numbers of cabins and staff are well-equipped to get near these charming islands and allow you to enjoy them truly, as opposed to the bigger ones making you only yearn for a safe distance.

Delicious Mediterranean Cuisine

The many culinary traditions mixing Turkish, Greek, and Italian cuisine make it a real experience for food lovers across the globe. The rich Mediterranean diet and the freshness of the ingredients promise you an amazing time, offering you the ability to taste something healthy and delicious while on vacation, and all this at affordable prices, together with the hospitality of the people that come with it. This culinary richness adds a delicious dimension to any cruise vacation in Croatia.

Perfect Weather for Cruising

One rare thing Croatia has to offer is the perfect weather, which is more than suitable for cursing. Its mild climate allows you to enjoy your cruise without having to suffer a heatstroke, while its calm waters are more than welcomed by every ship captain, making it possible to cross long distances with ease and without fear. Summers are hot and dry, perfect for sunbathing and swimming, while spring and autumn offer milder temperatures, ideal for sightseeing and outdoor activities. The favorable weather conditions are exactly what you’re looking for.

Still not convinced? Did we forget to mention how all these cities along the coastlines are well-equipped with all the modern amenities you might need and want, plus the prices make them a tourist favorite, allowing you to enjoy a nice vacation without breaking the bank. The rest is up to you, but let us tell you how these wonderful coastlines have been keeping ancient secrets while welcoming travelers from far away for centuries now.


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