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Omis – Pirate night at the River Cetina

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From the 12th to the 14th century Omis was a dangerous place for ships to pass by, as the city was ruled by Pirates, during …

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Fortresses in Sibenik

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Sibenik is mostly known for its UNESCO listed Cathedral st James, but that is not all what you should see when visiting Sibenik. In the earlier days (15th / 16th century) Sibenik was one of the most well protected cities on the Adriatic coastline from the Seaside as well as from the inland site the city was protected by a total 5 fortresses.

Cathedral St James Sibenik

Recently I had the pleasure of visiting 3 of the 5 fortresses, my “Fortress round trip” started in front of the st. James Cathedral, from where you can follow marked signs to St. Michael’s Fortress (Tvrđava Sv. Mihovila). Read the full story »

Fortica Omis

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Starigrad Fortress hiking path

If you are on holiday near Omis in Dalmatia and are a fan of historical fortresses, stunning views and a bit of hiking, you should …

Wine tour Split

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Zinfandel wine

Before moving to Croatia, Croatian wines was completely unknown to me, actually I never thought about Croatia as a wine country. Once here I soon …

Vodice

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Kornati islands

Vodice is a famous tourist destination at the Adriatic coast of Croatia, known for its vibrancy, diversity, tourist attractions and friendly people. The city is …

Sibenik

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St Michael’s fort

Sibenik is the oldest native town in Croatia. It was mentioned for the first time in 1066 in a document issued by Petar Kresimir IV, …

Beaches on Rab

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Paradise beach

Livacina Lopar Beach
This sandy beach is one of the most popular beaches on the island, near the famous Paradise Beach with easy access to the …

Island of Cres

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Vrana Lake

Cres is an Adriatic island in Croatia, situated in the northern part of the Kvarner Gulf; the island can be reached by ferry from the …

Shopping in Makarska

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green market makarska

Makarska is not really the shopping centre of Croatia but you can for sure find everything you need for your everyday life during your vacation …

Crikvenica

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Crikvenica is a small coastal town in the region of Kvarner; together with Novi Vinodolski it is the centre of the riviera of Crikvenica. Kotor …

Kvarner

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Vrana Lake

Kvarner or Kvarner Bay is a Croatian region which encompasses one part of the Adriatic coast, several islands and a part of the mainland. It …

Shopping in Dubrovnik

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Dubrovnik is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Croatia. If you are spending your vacation in Dubrovnik here you will find a list …

Rijeka airport

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airport-rijeka

The airport of Rijeka is actually located on the island of Krk, in Omisalj, approximately 30 km from Rijeka. The island of Krk is connected …

Dalmatia

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Dalmatia

Dalmatia is a geographical and historical region on the eastern coast of the Adriatic Sea, in the south and south-east of Croatia. The historical region …

Shopping Rijeka

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Market Rijeka

Rijeka is the third biggest city in Croatia and the biggest port of the country. It is an important town regarding the connection with the …

Island Pasman

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Tkon-centre

Pasman is an island of the Adriatic Sea, located south of Zadar.  It forms a part of the Zadar archipelago and it is separated from …