Beautiful weekend getaways in Croatia

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Croatia has many beautiful destinations that you can explore for a couple of days. The coastal cities, historical buildings, parks, UNESCO sites, rich cultural background as well as mouth-watering delicacies are some of the reasons why Croatia is becoming more and more popular. The 3 most beautiful weekend getaways in Croatia include:

 

  1. Split

 

There is no better place to spend your weekend getaway in Croatia than Split. Regarded as an all-around city and the major ferry port for Croatia, Split beams with plenty of outdoor scenes. The city which lies around the Old Roman palace has the best bars and premium bistros in the whole of this region. Split also has restaurants that are undergoing a culinary revolution. So, during your short stay, you will certainly enjoy diverse meal varieties. This old city is home to decent restaurants and cafes which specialize in making mouthwatering Dalmatian Specialties.

 

While there, you can take a car ride to Omis which has a wide range of daily activities. From rafting to zip lining, you will definitely enjoy your day here. Besides that, jump on the ferry, and visit the islands of Hvar, Solta, and Brac. They offer scenic views and they are good places to swim and enjoy the sun.

 

If you are planning to come to Croatia frequently, you can even go ahead and purchase an apartment or a house here

 

  1. Zadar

 

Zadar was previously just a frumpy seaside town. However, it has undergone massive revamping to become one of the top destinations in Croatia. If you are looking for a fun and thrilling way to spend your weekend, then you need to check out this place.

 

This coastal destination is uniquely edged and contains a beautiful blend of architectural styles. There are buildings with styles that resemble the Republic of Venice and the Roman Forum. Additionally, there are multiple landmarks such as the Greeting to the Sun and Sea Organ. If you are interested in history and arts while getting to experience scenic views, then Zadar is a great alternative. During your weekend gateway, the ecclesiastical architecture will definitely keep you awestruck during the whole break.

 

In the evening, you can take a stroll and interact with the locals along the streets. If you have time left you can take a boat ride from Sali to Telašćica and then finish your day by taking coffee or beer from one of the local restaurants or lounges.

 

  1. Sibenik

 

This is the 3rd largest city in the Dalmatian region. So, if you have a couple of days to spare, especially the weekend, you can go to Sibenik. This city has a rich cultural heritage and history. The Renaissance St Jacob’s Cathedral is one of the world cultural sites that is acknowledged by UNESCO. Its impressive walls with heads of some dignitaries make it a sight to behold.

 

To get an amazing view of this city, Sibenik has four edifices which include St John, St Nicholas, St Michael, and Subicevac. Overall, Sibenik is a city that makes sightseeing enjoyable. The blooming flowers at St Lawrence Monastery Garden, The Fortress of Turina, and Krka National Park are some of the best places to visit.

 

These are just three cities you shouldn’t miss, however, there are plenty more…

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