The island of Korcula is another spot that has been inhabited since well before people could write or build grand buildings.
The Krka National Park was created in order to protect the Krka River, which flows through the park. Once you get there, you’ll find stunning waterfalls, Roman ruins, hiking trails.
Like many of the other cities along the Adriatic coast, Rovinj has a history that stretches back through the millennia and contains mention of all sorts of tribes, empires, and other sorts of rulers.
Up for a hike? Head out to Northern Velebit National Park, which is right in the middle of Croatia’s coastline. The park encompasses the northern side of the largest mountain in the country, Velebit Mountain, and there are hiking trails all over.
The Plitvice Lakes have become famous as one of the most beautiful natural spots in the world. With the waterfalls snaking through lush green trees, landing in turquoise pools encircled by white borders, it seems like a fairyland that might disappear at any minute.