Croatia


I was born and raised in Croatia. Croatia is beautiful country with beautiful nature, great destination for holidays.


For a vacation you can really choose almost anything what you want.... hills, sea or plain.


True, we could work a little bit on the tourist offer, but the natural beauties successfully compensate for the negligence of individuals. Maybe future generations will fix something about that.


Enough about the popularity of Croatia says that some movie hits were shot in our country:


Game of Thrones - in Dubrovnik (2011, 2012, 2014)

Diana - Caught in Flight - in Opatija (2012)

Borgia - in Dubrovnik

Robin Hood - in Dubrovnik (2017)

Mamma Mia - on the island of Vis (2017)

Hitman´s Bodyguard - in Rovinj (2019)

Star Wars: The Last Jedi - in Dubrovnik(2017)

Winnetou -Paklenica, Plitvice Lakes and Krka National Parks, on Velebit, in the Zrmanja canyon...

(1962,  2015) 

Armour of God (Jackie Chan) - in Zagreb


.......and many more.......



Photo dolphin hunting, Biograd na Moru

Biograd na Moru

Zagreb Cathedral and Medvednica hill in the background.

Zagreb is the capital of Croatia

Croatian regions


Slavonia – Slavonia is Croatian region located on the very north-east of Croatia. It cover the area between River Sava and Drava and borders with river Danube (Dunav) on the East. Slavonia is a flat and fertile area so it’s important source of food fro whole of Croatia. Slavonia is also known for it’s Djakovo Lipicaner Horse Breed, that is bred in Djakovo for centuries.


Hrvatsko Zagorje - Hrvatsko Zagorje is north-west region of Croatia. Its northern border lies at River Sutla at the border with Slovenia, which is the western border while River Lonja the eastern.


Lika - Lika is a mountainous region in central Croatia, roughly bound by the Velebit mountain from the southwest and the Plješevica mountain from the northeast.


Gorski Kotar – Gorski kotar is the mountainous region of central continental part of Croatia , located between Karlovac and Rijeka. Gorski Kotar borders with Lika and Kvarner regions. Gorski kotar means “mountain district”

Trakošćan Castle, Hrvatsko Zagorje

River Korana, Lika

Tulove Grede is a striking peak near the Mali Alan pass in Croatia, 1120 m southern Velebit

Kvarner  The Kvarner Gulf is the area in Northern part of Croatian Adriatic, bordered by Croatian mainland and Istrian Peninsula.


Istria - Istria is largest peninsula in Croatia, located on the very west part of Croatia. It looks like a triangle (see map of Istria) and is very popular destination for tourist and travellers due to it’s close vicinity to Italy, Slovenia and Austria


Dalmatia – Dalmatia is Croatian region located on the very outh of Croatia. It includes hundreds of Croatian islands as well as mountains Velebit , Biokovo and Sveti Ilija on Peljesac peninsula. Dubrovnik, Split , Trogir , Sibenik and Zadar are cities that are located on Dalmatian mainland as well as numerous smaller places.


Trogir

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