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8 Day Itinerary for Croatia with Traverse Journeys!

8 Day Itinerary for Croatia with Traverse Journeys!

Home to Dubrovnik referred to as “The Pearl of the Adriatic”, filled with historical sites from the era of the Roman Empire and known for its exquisite cuisine and growing wine industry, Croatia is a popular travel destination attracting more and more international tourists every year. The country is geographically diverse, and it is a perfect destination for both the active traveller and visitors seeking a tranquil getaway. In our 8 Day Itinerary for Croatia, we have gathered it all - there will be recommendations for things to do and see, places to explore but also tips about where and what to eat, and where to wind down or simply enjoy the picturesque Croatian sunsets. Of course you can do this trip on your own, however, take it from me it's easier to let Traverse Journeys take the reins and organize everything from hotels, transfers and tours for you -…
The Ultimate Travel Guide to Hvar

The Ultimate Travel Guide to Hvar

With its perfect location on the Adriatic Sea, and it’s beautifully warm Mediterranean climate, Croatia is fast becoming one of the most popular travel destinations in Europe, and it’s in no small part thanks to its many islands, including Hvar. Hvar Island is found just a short ferry ride away from the mainland, close to the city of Split, and it’s a place that’s a true microcosm of everything that’s made Croatia such an iconic European travel destination. On Hvar, you can find the oldest towns in Croatia, where ramshackle medieval streets are watched over by the imposing walls and towers of fortresses built by the Venetians. Surrounding the island, you can find pristine, turquoise waters, and endless snorkelling and island hopping opportunities. It’s one of Croatia's best summer getaways, and to inspire your trip, here’s our ultimate travel guide to Hvar. This ultimate travel guide to Hvar will show…
Where to stay in Dubrovnik

Where to stay in Dubrovnik

Known as the “Pearl of the Adriatic Sea,” Dubrovnik is one of the most beautiful and appealing destinations in the Mediterranean region. Whether you love city breaks, beach escapes, or are a history buff about Europe’s former days, Dubrovnik brings them all together in a charming way that will satisfy any traveller. Located in the extreme South of Croatia, Dubrovnik stands boldly as one of the world’s most magnificent walled cities facing the calm blue waters of the Adriatic Sea. Once the capital of the wealthy sea-faring Republic of Ragusa, the city has reclaimed the essence of its former glory as it is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the most up-market tourist destinations of the Mediterranean. Packed full of history and architecture, Dubrovnik enchants many with its stunning Old Town, encircled with massive stone walls from the 16th century. Not only is this town charming because…
The Ultimate Travel Guide to Zadar

The Ultimate Travel Guide to Zadar

Although Zadar is one of Croatia’s lesser-known cities, this gorgeous spot along the Adriatic Coast has so much to offer. With a population of under 200,000, this small gem is packed with surprises and attractions you wouldn’t expect. Compared to the bustle in Dubrovnik, Zadar is a peaceful retreat away from the larger crowds. This Zadar travel guide will be your insight into the city’s best activities and attractions, from Roman ruins to pristine beaches. Keep reading to find out what you can expect when you visit Zadar, Croatia, including the best tours to book and restaurants to eat at. This ultimate travel guide to Zadar will show you all the most beautiful places in Zadar, what to expect when visiting, where to stay in Zadar and things to do in Zadar which will help you in planning a trip to Zadar. Plan your trip to Croatia Need data for…
Where to stay in Hvar

Where to stay in Hvar

Travelers planning a holiday on Hvar Island Croatia are in for a treat! This summer resort island in the Adriatic Sea offers opportunities for outdoor adventure and plenty of ways to relax and enjoy the scenic beauty as well. After a few hours’ ferry trip, you leave the mainland behind and join “island time” in Croatia. The most difficult part of your vacation may be choosing the best place to stay in Hvar, as there are so many options for Hvar accommodation to choose from. Using our guide to Hvar, we can help you choose the best area for tourists, and recommend Hvar hotels for every budget on this UNESCO World Heritage island.  We will cover off all types of Hvar accommodation options from Hostels to luxury Hvar hotels as well as how to decide where to stay in Hvar, the best Hvar hotels, best places in Hvar to visit,…
14 Things to do in Zadar - That People Actually Do!

14 Things to do in Zadar – That People Actually Do!

Zadar may not be the most well-known city in Croatia, but it’s only a matter of time before it joins the likes of Dubrovnik and Split. This beautiful gem along the Adriatic Coast is only a three-hour drive from Zagreb or a 45-minute flight with Croatia Airlines. Hoping to experience the weather, history and charm of a Croatian beach town without the packed crowds? You’re sure to love Zadar, a small city that offers all that and more. With so many stunning things to see around Zadar, it’s a refreshing place for tourists with a few wonderful surprises. If you’re wondering what to do in Zadar, you’re about to discover how many impressive, diverse attractions there are in the area. This travel guide will show you 14 things to do in Zadar, Croatia that will keep you entertained throughout your entire trip. Plan your trip to Croatia Need data for…
15 Things to do in Split - That People Actually Do!

15 Things to do in Split – That People Actually Do!

Split is the second largest city in Croatia, known for its expansive and historic old town palace. It’s an important port to the Adriatic Sea and the cultural heart of the Dalmatia region. With its Riva waterfront promenade lined with top-quality bistros and a superb bar scene, Split is no longer just a point of departure to neighbouring islands. There’s no need to overlook this city in favour of Dubrovnik or Zagreb. Why not visit as much of Croatia as you can? This travel guide will show you why Split is a fantastic and fun destination in its own right. Keep on reading for the top 15 things to do in Split, Croatia. Plan your trip to Croatia Need data for your trip to Croatia? We use Tep Wireless which offers unlimited data for $8 per day. Travelling King readers can get 10% off using the discount code TRAVELLINGKING on…
Where to stay in Zadar

Where to stay in Zadar

The word is out on Croatia as an amazing destination. While travelers flock to the Dalmatian Coast and cram into the street of Dubrovnik, Croatia’s oldest city, Zadar, remains somewhat off the beaten tourist path. Zadar is not entirely exempt from tourism, however, as there are many Zadar hotels to choose from when you are figuring out where to stay in Zadar. Using our guide to the different choices around town, you can find the best places to stay in Zadar, Croatia. We will cover off all types of Zadar accommodation options from Hostels to luxury Zadar hotels as well as how to decide where to stay in Zadar, the best Zadar hotels, best places in Zadar to visit, the best places to stay in Zadar, hotels near Zadar attractions, Zadar neighborhood guide and many more. Airbnb is also a great option for short or long stays. Plan your trip…
Ultimate Travel Guide to Split

Ultimate Travel Guide to Split

The ancient Roman port of Split is one of the most historic and aesthetic holiday destinations on the Croatian coast. Split Croatia is in a beautiful location on the Adriatic, overlooking offshore islands and clear water that’s perfect for swimming and snorkelling. The city itself is built around the remains of a Roman palace, and within the centre, you can find UNESCO World Heritage listed ruins and historic fortifications. You can spend the morning indulging in the many historic sites around Split, before hitting the beaches for lazy afternoons in the sunshine. Being a small country, you can also use Split as a great base for exploring more of Croatia, with cities such as Zadar within easy reach and natural spectacles like Plitvice Lakes just a day trip away.  This ultimate travel guide to Split will show you all the most beautiful places in Split, what to expect when visiting,…
Where to stay in Split

Where to stay in Split

As Croatia tourism grows, so does the popularity of the Dalmation Coast and the city of Split, Croatia. Unlike Dubrovnik, which is quite small and mostly for tourists, Split is an actual city with residential areas in addition to the tourist areas. There are many unique neighbourhoods in Split, so it can be difficult to determine the best area for tourists and the best Split hotels. With this article, we help you find the best places to stay in Split, Croatia, including the best Split accommodation for every budget. We will cover off all types of Split accommodation options from Hostels to luxury Split hotels as well as how to decide where to stay in Split, the best Split hotels, best places in Split to visit, the best places to stay in Split, hotels near Split attractions, Split neighborhood guide and many more. Airbnb is also a great option for…