Holidays to Croatia 🇭🇷

A scenic sanctum full of hidden gems with a beach scattered coastline, rich rooted culture and secluded islands galore! Holidays to Croatia can appeal to all, with cheap deals on offer that you’d be mad to miss out on.
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An Introduction

Whether you are looking for a sun-soaked vacation, a nature focussed trip or culture filled city break, holidays to Croatia should be at the top of your list.

With so much more on offer than originally meets the eye, take a look below and compare holidays to Croatia and start exploring one of Europe’s best up and coming destinations.

Local Language

Croatian is the official and most spoken language in Croatia.

Average Flight Time

The average flight time from the UK is 2.5 hrs.

Currency

The official currency in Croatia is the Kuna (KN).

Local Time

Croatia is 1 hour ahead of the UK (GMT+1).

When should you plan holidays to Croatia?

As you might expect, the peak season for holidays to Croatia is in the summer months of July and August. The average temperature is usually around 25C with some of the most sought after, all-inclusive locations including Dubrovnik, Hvar, Korcula and Split. 

For those looking for a budget-friendly trip, try looking for holidays to Croatia between May and June or even in September. You will still be able to enjoy the warmth of the Adriatic Sea with a slight breeze allowing for ideal sailing weather. For even cheaper deals, consider holidays to Croatia in the off-peak seasons of October through to April.

Relax on picture perfect beaches

The southern Croatian seaside stretches over 1,777 kilometres, providing plenty of sun kissed beaches ideal for topping up your tan. This stretch of shore is known as the ‘Dalmation Coast’ where over 1,200 islands are scattered below the towering limestone cliffs.

Holidays to Croatia can be spent losing yourself in the many classic villages or paddling into the crystal clear Adriatic Sea on your own kayak. If you are feeling more adventurous, take the opportunity to go snorkelling around the abandoned caves, shipwrecks and mesmerising coral reefs.

A cultural retreat full of hidden gems

If you’re looking for a bit of history and culture, where better to begin than Croatia where 10 UNESCO World Heritage Sites command attention in the skyline. Holidays to Croatia can incorporate enchanting architecture, historical plots and ancient structures such as the Roman Amphitheatre in Pula.

Head to the capital city of Zagreb to wander through the corridors of famous art galleries or visit the Diocletian’s Palace in Split. Dubrovnik boasts 16th century architecture with marbled streets, baroque style churches and iconic orange rooftops.

Explore the culinary countryside delights

Many of the villages in Croatia host open-air markets that supply regional specialities to residents and visitors. Indulge in the fresh truffles and local liqueurs such as Biska from the area of Istria or try the Dalmatia sun-ripened olives.

When planning holidays to Croatia, why not look into wine-tasting tours in one of the famous vineyards of Hvar? Or if you fancy brushing up on your culinary skills, there are plenty of Croatian cooking courses scattered across the country taught by local experts.

Events to consider for holidays to Croatia

Ever considered attending a festival as part of your trip? Recently described as the party capital of Europe, Croatia is recognised for its unique festival scene and eccentric events.

If you are looking at holidays to Croatia, the calendar of events is jam packed and includes the INmusic Festival in Zagreb as well as the Dubrovnik Summer Festival. This has been held annually since 1950 and is considered to be the largest and most culturally representative event in Croatia.

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