5 top attractions in Croatia and Slovenia? Widely regarded as one of the top tourist destinations on Croatia’s spectacular Dalmatian coast, the attractive seaside town of Trogir is a delightful vacation destination to explore. With a rich history that dates all the way back to its founding in 380 BC, Trogir has at various times been ruled by the Greeks, Romans, Hungarians, and Venetians. Now a UNESCO World Heritage Site-an honor bestowed on the town in 1997-Trogir offers tourists no end of fun things to do. In addition to its many top-rated hotels and accommodation options, visitors are spoiled for choice when seeking a good seafood restaurant, or getting in some souvenir shopping. Thanks to the careful preservation of its many old buildings, history buffs and sightseers alike have plenty of attractions to visit, most of them to be found within the confines of the town walls dating back to the 1400s.
Predjama Castle is a magnificent Renaissance castle. What makes this castle unique is the fact that it is built inside a cave. The castle used to be home to Erazem Lueger, a knight, who was known as the local Robin Hood. Available audio tours reveal the exciting life of Lueger and the history of the Predjama Castle. Tours of a secret tunnel, which served as a supply route when the castle was under siege, are also available when scheduled in advance.
Gornji Grad is the medieval core of Zagreb and translates as Upper Town. It developed as two separate towns, Kaptol, the seat of the Bishop, and Gradec, the free town where tradesmen and artisans lived. The towns merged in the 1770s to form the northern section of historic Zagreb. The focal point of Gornji Grad is the square around St. Mark’s Church, the parish church of Old Zagreb.
The capital city of Croatia – Zagreb has a host of surprises under its belt. For those with artistic bend a little love for the Medieval Era, Zagreb is perhaps the best place to start. Full of historical sites, theaters, galleries, and museums, this town offers a unique taste of Medieval times that cannot be ignored. The famous Jarun lake is yet another attraction that calls for the partying folks more than anyone else. With lake-side discos, this lake has a jovial and free-spirit nature that attracts the ones that love to enjoy life to the fullest. For those with a slightly different taste of tranquility, a refreshing swim or a lazy sailing on the silent waters can be just as magical as one can think of. Find even more details at Pag weather.
Makarska Summer (Makarsko ljeto) takes place each year, running from mid June to early September. It includes a number of great events – music and theatre performances (traditional and modern), exhibitions and many more. Keep an eye out locally for news for upcoming events! For fish in Makarska, Peskera is one of the best options, the daily catch presented to guests before their choice is prepared in the classic Dalmatian fashion. This is also the place to try octopus or veal slow-cooked under a so-called bell or peka, and covered in hot embers. This ispod peke method requires at least a couple of hours to bring to perfection, so the usual custom is to order the day before or earlier that morning. The vegetables will have been grown nearby. A spacious terrace surrounded by greenery, close to the beach, completes the picture.
Nestled around a small marina, Bol is a charming old town made up of historical stone houses connected by meandering streets. The town is an especially good place to visit during the summer, and the most popular attraction here by far is the Zlatni Rat beach. This stunning pebble beach protrudes into the Adriatic Sea, shifting with the tides and providing plenty of space for swimmers, sunbathers, and the many windsurfers that the area attracts. A charming tree-lined promenade runs between the beach and the town, and plenty of bars and restaurants can be found along the harbor. Find additional information on this website.