Like many other countries, Croatia has a very rich and and complex history in regards to politics and Independence. The Croatian War of Independence led to the the break-up of Yugoslavia and was eventually recognised internationally by the United Nations in 1992. Since the conclusion of the Croatian War of Independence, the tourist industry has grown significantly with over 10 million tourists each year visiting this country’s magnificent beauty.
Hilltown in Croatia
Ranked as the 18th most popular tourist destination in the world, Croatia also has the beautiful City of Dubrovnik to admire.
This stunning location can now boast being one of the filming locations for the very popular television programme ‘Game of Thrones’.
Beautiful City of Dubrovnik.
Another amazing sight to see in Croatia is the Plitvice Lakes National Park.
This outstanding national park is actually the oldest to be found in Southeast Europe and the largest national park in Croatia itself.
It is world famous for its cascading lakes, waterfalls and dynamic landscape and is situated within the mountainous border to Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Plitvice Lakes National Park
The City of Pula is another must see when visiting Croatia.
This city has many surviving ancient Roman buildings, which include its 1st-century amphitheatre, popularly called the Arena of Pula and is among the six largest surviving Roman arenas in the world.
Another notable and well-preserved ancient Roman structure is the 1st century AD Temple of Rome and Augustus, now in use as a lapidarium to display items of Roman sculpture.
Amphitheater at Pula
The Temple of Rome and Augustus was actually hit and nearly destroyed during World War 11 but was reconstructed again in 1947.
Temple of Rome and Augustus
When you have seen all these marvelous sights you can then go off and enjoy the local hospitality with a glass of wine…..or two! Book now with Global coach Tours and lose yourself in Croatia's beauty.
Local produce including wines to enjoy.