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Things To See On Your Holidays In Croatia

May 7, 2008
The impeccable and pristine beauty of Croatia has been admired by many writers in glorious words. From Rocky Mountains, long beaches and exclusive city monuments to the splendor of its natural beauty makes it just a perfect destination for travelers and realize a beautiful dream.

To add on, the diversity of the place enables each of the visitors to explore a new dimension here and feels truly blessed to be able to land up on this land. This gem of the Mediterranean can be a real wonder when visited in person via sea and crossing thousands of islands on the way.

Korcula was built in 15th Century, the breathtaking architecture of the town is a major attraction for the tourists, especially the towers and wall arrangement. The two Governor's tower and the coats of arms that adorn the Southern land gate are worth noticing. St Mark's Cathedral, centrally located in the town has its own unique appeal.

Featuring interiors of by the Ivan Mestrovic (the best sculptor of Croatia) Gothic-Renaissance style will leave you stunned with its artistic interiors. Exhibiting Byzantine icons and Korculan stonecarving, the Icon Museum will give you a glimpse into the history of Korcula. Moreska Sword Dance at night is another colorful spectacle that presents a skillfully choreographed dance of the clashing swords.

Plitvice Lakes National Park is a World Heritage Site. It is a treat to the eyes and also a paradise for those looking for tranquil environment, away from the bustles of city life. Comprising in waterfalls, woods and lakes in its 19.5 hectares of area, the soothing feel endowed by the place to travelers is amazing. Its 16 lakes make a spectacular turquoise that spill into the waterfalls and its bubbling streams.

Mljet is better known for biking, swimming, hiking along with the tranquil atmosphere that it has to offer, most of Mljet is a dense national park. Veliko Jezero and the Malo Jezero are the two salty water lakes that are connected to sea via small canal. Benedictine monastery that dates back to the 12th Century is situated in the center of Veliko Jezero. The monastery now is a known restaurant which is easily accessible through small scheduled boats.

Brela Beach is a great beach and its qualities can be witnessed with its crystalline water and sandy beaches. Every cove of the beach endows a privacy of its own with pine trees and some hotels. The subtropical greenery of the Brela town along with its different houses is a delight in itself. With beautiful panoramic views certainly Brela is the best beach in the entire Europe.

Basilica is situated in Porec, Basilica is the one amongst the World Heritage Site of Croatia. Built somewhere around 543-554 by the Bishop Euphrasius, it comprise in nine naves, fine sculpture and marble columns that have been traded from the Constantinople.

Many holiday makers come to Croatia on family holidays and stay in holiday villas and self catering holiday apartments as holiday accommodation that they rent direct from their holiday home owners in Croatia.
About the Author
Andrew Gibson is MD of Direct Holiday Bookings. It has holiday villas and self catering holiday apartments to rent on line as a holiday home rental. To see an example of a Holiday Villa in Croatia have a look at Holiday Villas in Croatia
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