As part of the former Yugoslavia, this region underwent a radical and aggressive change during the wars of independence in the early 90s.
English poet Lord Byron coined the term “the pearl of the Adriatic” and bestowed it upon Dubrovnik, one of the most beautiful and historical cities one could ever hope to visit.
Plitvice Lakes National Park, a geological marvel millions of years old, showcases cascading lakes linked by pathways and dramatic waterfalls carved from limestone rock.
The old town is a shoppers and foodies delight, with hundreds of boutiques, cafes, bars, and restaurants in which to while away a lazy sunny afternoon.
Bordered on three sides by the Adriatic Sea, Rovinj is a charming little fishing town in the north of the country.
The Sea Organ and the Greeting to the Sun – a large solar panel that lights up when the sun goes down to become a giant disco floor.