In Croatia, food is the star of most any social situation. Whatever the main course, expect it to come with a helping of history and cultural tradition as a side dish.
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Istria, one of Croatia’s premier winemaking regions, was named one of the 2015 World Top 10 travel destinations by Wine Enthusiast magazine. But Istria is just one of several wine-making regions in Croatia. Because of its small geographic nature, the wine regions offer many tours and tastings, most of which are accessible by bike, a perfect way to taste your way through some of the country’s best wine.
With over a thousand islands and a thousand miles of coastline, Croatia is one of the best places in the world to go sailing. You can spend a week island hopping, swimming, and snorkeling in the blue Adriatic sea, and visit ancient Greek and Roman towns where you can enjoy a cycling, wine tasting or sea kayaking tour.
Stroll around the medieval town centers of Dubrovnik, Hvar, and Zadar (especially after midnight). Travel like a local by hitting the hippest spots in Croatia. These are some of the best places to see and be seen--by day or after dark--in cities across Croatia.
Whether you enjoy the adrenaline rush of a whitewater rapid or the sheer face of a rock wall, Croatia can deliver a satisfying active vacation. The destinations below are the source of some of Croatia’s best outdoor adventures.