Cheap Flights to Croatia
Flights to Croatia
Officially called the Republic of Croatia, it is a sovereign state located between Central Europe, Southeast Europe and the Mediterranean. It shares a land border with Slovenia, Italy, Hungary, Serbia, Montenegro and Bosnia and Herzegovina. It also shares a maritime border with the Adriatic Sea.
Most of the travelers to Croatia visit the areas along the Adriatic Sea coast particularly Opatija, which is considered to be the first holiday resort since the mid-nineteenth century. Presently, there are many resorts along the coast and surrounding islands. The country is also popular for nautical tourism thanks to its large number of marinas and over 16 thousand berths. Cultural tourism is also popular in the country with travelers interested in the medieval coastal cities in Croatia and summer cultural events.
Croatia has a varied climate with the northern areas enjoying a temperate continental climate while the central and upland areas experience a mountainous climate. The area along the Adriatic coast, however, has a Mediterranean climate. The winter months in Croatia can be cold and snowy with an average temperature of below 10 degrees to 5 degrees Celsius with the summer months have an average temperature of 19 to 39 degrees Celsius. The seaside cities can experience a higher temperature of 6 to 11 degrees Celsius during the winter months and 21 to 39 degrees Celsius during the summer months.
Several international airports serve the general population of Croatia. These international airports are Zagreb International Airport (ZAG) also known as Pieso Airport, Dubrovnik Airport (DBV) also known as Čilipi Airport, Split Airport (SPU) also known as Resnik Airport, Pula Airport (PUY), Zadar Airport (ZAD), Rijeka Airport (RJK) and Osijek Airport (OSI). Zagreb Airport is the main international airport in the country and is the hub for the country’s flag carrier, Croatia Airlines.
When planning a holiday in Croatia, there are many tourist destinations to add to the itinerary. Here are just a few of the highly recommended tourist spots in Croatia not to be missed:
Plitvice Lakes National Park – Founded in 1949, this national park is considered to be the oldest national park in Southeast Europe. It is also known to be the largest national park in Croatia. The park is a protected area spanning over 296 square kilometers and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Hvar – Located in the Adriatic Sea just off the Dalmatian Coast, Hvar is an island that is popular for its large fertile coastal plain and numerous fresh water springs. The island’s hillsides are rich in pine forests dotted with vineyards, lavender fields, fruit orchards and olive groves.
Diocletian’s Palace – Built by the Roman Emperor Diocletian during the fourth century AD, it is an ancient palace that presently forms the city center of Split. It was given the term palace because it intended to be used as a retirement residence by Diocletian. However, the palace resembles more like a large fortress with half of the structure used as the military garrison.
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