Not as well known to North American travellers but one of the top travel destinations for Europeans. Located in Southern Europe, Croatia is well connected with flights from the main European gateways, and it is the best choice for pre-or post tours for travellers visiting Italy Germany or Austria. Zagreb, the capital, with its medieval town, churches and art galleries is just a few hours by Motor coach from Vienna, Munich or Venice.
Ancient Pula with Arena (finished 2 years before the arena in Roman) is just 2 hours ride from Venice. Plitvice Lakes UNESCO "Nature Wonder of Europe" with its 17 cascade lakes is a must site. Split (known as the Roman town of Spalato), the birth place of Emperor Diocletian with its enormous palace and.........
Dubrovnik, UNESCO Heritage site, the most beautiful walled town in Europe, a summer "playground" of the world's rich and famous, voted as the best vacation spot in Europe.
If you visit Croatia between May and October, take a seven day motor-sailer cruise between Split and Dubrovnik, great for groups between 18-28 travellers.