Deeply rooted in spectacular nature, Croatian tourist offer is abundant with a variety of places suitable both for ultimate relaxation and active holidays. Whether you choose to visit the coast, mountains or low-lands, it is certain that none of them will leave you indifferent. From the array of engaging activities, choose hiking, cycling, diving or even try your hand at geocaching, a relatively new form of active holiday in Croatia. It will be a holiday to remember!
In the modern world of today characterised by a fast pace of life, rare are the moments when we can fully return to intact nacture and tank new energy. A holiday in Croatia is a fantastic opportunity to have that exclusive 'me-time' surrounded by astonishing natural beauties.With the Mediterranean sun, sea and olive trees or steep cliffs, dramatically looking mountains and fragrant pine tree forests, Croatia is a country of outstanding natural beauty with many protected, indigenous areas. National and nature parks constitute a significant part of the modern Croatian tourist offer. Quite rightfully, these amazing places of sometimes surreal appeal have long been the first choice of the world's political elite and jetset. Every year sees more visitors than the one before and national parks are increasingly becoming a favourite destination for both domestic and foreign tourists.
The biodiversity of Croatian national parks is truly amazing - while the national parks Krka and Plitvice Lakes are rich in impressive waterfalls, island parks such as Brijuni, Kornati and Mljet are distinguished for their unique underwater flora and fauna. Mountains in Croatia and their crystal-clear streams hide areas which are home to several protected animal species.
Eleven nature parks and eight national parks are renowned for their lush vegetation serving as a habitat for not only protected but also endemic species. You may get to see the olm popularly called human fish, lynx and griffon vulture. Bearing in mind this diversity of animal and plant world it needs to be said that Croatia is nothing short of cultural and historic heritage, too, some under the protection of UNESCO.The location of the majority of Croatian national parks makes them an ideal holiday destination since it is possible to add one of the numerous seaside resorts on the Adriatic coast to your itinerary, or some of the ethnic villages in the north of the country.
Ethnic villages in the north are particularly attractive for tourists who would like to discover traditional Croatia. Soak up the scents and colours of the past in traditional old-fashioned houses and indulge in Croatian dishes enriched with a strong note of spicy Hungarian cuisine.Plan your exciting journey to Croatia and re-connect with pristine nature. Allow Auto Europe to assist you with your journey and help you find some of the best rates on the car hire market.