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Croatia : When and where to go?
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Croatia: Climate & Weather
The country is divided into two parts; each has a fairly different climate: the internal part is characterized by a continental climate with a cold winter and snowfall as well as freezing temperatures and very hot summers with storms.
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Zagreb, updated 01:52 GMT
What to do in Croatia
A new touristic destination since the end of the conflicts, the pearl of the Adriatic deserves the reputation it has for many reasons.
The capital, Zagreb, offers many attractions: The Cathedral, the Croatian Museum of Natural History, Saint Marc’s Church, the Arts Pavilion, the Mimara Museum and the beautiful mausoleums of Mirogoj Cemetery are just a few examples.
The old city of Dubrovnik, surrounded by walls, will seduce you as well: The beautiful stone used in its construction can be found in the houses, fountains, squares and palaces. You can stroll on the Placa, a promenade for pedestrians only, visit the museum of the Franciscan Monastery, admire the St. Blaise Church and relax on Lokrum Island, classified as a National Park, that you can reach by ferry.
Split also has a lovely old city which boasts wonders like Diocletian's Palace, the Archaeological Museum and the Mestrovic Gallery! Nearby, a beautiful beach is waiting for you after your cultural visits.
Korcula Island is a worthy place to visit: Vineyards, charming coves, olive groves, but also the city with its typical red roofs, making it an attractive and serene destination.
Croatia : The basics
Zagreb is connected with various cities throughout Europe by several airlines.
EU citizens do not require a visa.
The currency in circulation is the Kuna.
The budget required is reasonably moderate, but prices rise in July and August, as well as in the capital and some popular touristic areas: An average meal, generally copious and delicious, costs less than €20, and a double room normally costs less than €70.
To travel around the country, the buses are quite efficient and cheap. The train is slower but more comfortable. Ferries also connect Islands in the Adriatic to the continent, and between some of the islands themselves and they are an enjoyable way to discover parts of the country.
There are no health issues in Croatia, and the health system is quite effective and provides good quality health care.
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