National park Krka is located near the village of Skradin, some 20 km from the coastal town Sibenik in Dalmatia and easily accessible by car, but there are also bus and boat excursions to Krka from Sibenik. A gorgeous national park with waterfalls and several beautiful trails over wooden walkways through the woods and along and across the river Krka …Continue reading
Great destination for a cycling holiday!
Cycling is a popular sport – also in Croatia ! This is clear by the increasing number of bike shops, good quality rental bikes, marked bike paths, and mobile GPS applications for cyclists. The bike trails often lead over asphalted roads, of-the-road and / or unpaved gravel roads. The pleasant climate is particularly good for cycling in spring and autumn, …Continue reading
Nikola Tesla – the great inventor!
Nowadays, when you hear the name Tesla you may first think of the car company that produces electric cars! However, the name Tesla is derived from the Croatian born inventor, electrical engineer and physicist Nikola Tesla. Nikola Tesla was born on the 10th of July in 1856 and in his birthplace, the village Smiljan in the interior of Dalmatia near …Continue reading
Snowfun and wintersports
Croatia maybe doesn’t pop up in your thoughts as a place for winter sport as it is best known for it’s summertime sunshine and great beaches. However, Croatia has to offer some winter sport areas. And as there are plenty of high mountain regions and the interior of Croatia has a land climate with warm summers and cold, snowy winters …Continue reading
Christmas Wonderland Fair in Zagreb
The best Christmas Fair destination in Europe for 2016, and with a reason! The city of Zagreb has planned a very festive, magical, Christmas winter wonderland for everybody! Ice skate park – Ledeni Park At the King Tomislav Square you can enjoy a real treat – a magical ice skate park. In the background music is playing while you actively …Continue reading
Go camping in Croatia!
Croatia is an ideal country for camping. There is a perfect camping spot for every type of camper or to find. Along the beautiful coastline with its many islands and beaches most of the camp-grounds can be found, they come in all shapes and sizes. from large luxury campsites with multiple pools, beaches, restaurants, rental of tents, caravans and cottages …Continue reading
Advent and Christmas celebration in Cakovec!
In the northern Croatian city Cakovec advent is celebrated, and especially when the night has fallen, it is very nice to walk around the centre of town. Everywhere there are Christmas lights, Christmas trees, a real ice rink, a small train rides through the centre, there is a winter garden where you get to visit Santa Claus and there are …Continue reading
Visit colourful Trogir on your next visit to Croatia!
Spring and autumn are great for visiting the beautiful small coastal town Trogir, as you avoid the high tourist season and can enjoy strolling around the old, small paved streets of the old town centre. The town centre is build on a small island connected to the mainland by a bridge. You can park your car near the bridge along …Continue reading
Visit the abyss in Pazin Istria
The town of Pazin is first mentioned in the year 983AD as the property of the Bishop of Porec, and it is strategically located in the centre of Istria. The town has a nice citadel on top of a 130m high cliff. The citadel was called Castrum Pisinium, but it got it’s castle looks in the 16th century. Now it …Continue reading
Stunningly beautiful nature in NP Telašćica
One of the great attractions for visitors of Croatia is it’s magnificent and varied nature. Here I describe a special nature park: Nature park Telašćica! Mainly visited by tourists during the hot summer months, but in late spring and autumn this place is also beautiful to visit. The park consists mainly of the blue water of the Adriatic sea that …Continue reading