Lonely Planet Croatia

Lonely Planet Croatia

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Overview

Lonely Planet: The world's number one travel guide publisher*

Lonely Planet's Croatia is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Sail the island-speckled coastline, marvel at historic forts and mansions, and walk Dubrovnik's city walls - all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Croatia and begin your journey now!

Inside Lonely Planet's Croatia:

  • Colour maps and images throughout
  • Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests
  • Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots
  • Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices
  • Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sightseeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
  • Cultural insights provide a richer, more rewarding travel experience - history, people, music, landscapes, wildlife, cuisine, politics
  • Covers Zagreb, Zagorje, Slavonia, Istria, Kvarner, Northern Dalmatia, Split & Central Dalmatia, Dubrovnik & Southern Dalmatia and more

The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet's Croatia is our most comprehensive guide to Croatia, and is perfect for discovering both popular and offbeat experiences.

Looking for just the highlights? Check out Pocket Dubrovnik & the Dalmatian Coast, our small, handy-sized guide featuring the top sights and attractions for a shorter visit or weekend away.

About Lonely Planet: Lonely Planet is a leading travel media company and the world's number one travel guidebook brand, providing both inspiring and trustworthy information for every kind of traveller since 1973. Over the past four decades, we've printed over 145 million guidebooks and grown a dedicated, passionate global community of travellers. You'll also find our content online, and in mobile apps, video, 14 languages, nine international magazines, armchair and lifestyle books, ebooks, and more.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781786578051
Publisher: Lonely Planet Global Limited
Publication date: 04/16/2019
Series: Country Guide Series
Edition description: 10th ed.
Pages: 384
Sales rank: 297,347
Product dimensions: 5.10(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Plan Your Trip

Welcome to Croatia 4

Croatia Map 6

Croatia's Top 17 8

Need to Know 16

What's New 18

If You Like 19

Month by Moth 22

Itineraries 26

Outdoor Activities 36

Croatia's Islands 44

Travel with Children 52

Eat & Drink Like a Local 55

Regions at a Glance 60

On The Road

Zagreb 64

Sights 65

Tours 79

Festivals & Events 81

Sleeping 83

Eating 85

Drinking & Nightlife 87

Entertainment 92

Shopping 93

Inland Croatia 98

Around Zagreb 99

Samobor 99

Mt Medvednica 102

Zagorje 103

Klanjec 104

Krapinske Toplice 104

Krapina 105

Varazdin 107

Medimurje 111

Slavonia 112

Dakovo 113

Osijek 114

Baranja 119

Vukovar 121

Ilok 123

Istria 125

Istria's West Coast 127

Pula 127

Brijuni Islands 134

Vodnjan 135

Bale 136

Rovinj 137

Porec 143

Umag 148

Central & Eastern Istria 150

Momjan 150

Groznjan 151

Motovun 152

Buzet 153

Roc 156

Hum 156

Pazin 157

Svetvincenat 159

Labin & Rabac 160

Kvarner 169

Rijeka 171

Around Rijeka 176

Risnjak National Park 176

Volosko 177

Opatija 178

Ucka Nature Park 180

Losinj & Cres Islands 181

Beli 182

Cres Town 183

Valun 185

Lubenice 186

Osor 186

Nerezine 187

Mali Losinj 187

Veli Losinj 190

Krk Island 192

Malinska 192

Krk Town 193

Punat 195

Vrbnik 195

Baska 196

East Kvarner Coast 198

Crikvenica 198

Senj 199

Rab Island 200

Rab Town 200

Lopar 205

Northern Dalmatia 206

Lika 208

Plitvice Lakes & Around 208

Gospic 210

Paklenica National Park 211

Pag Island 213

Pag Town 216

Zrce Beach 217

Novalja 218

Nin 219

Zadar 220

Dugi Otok 227

Veli Rat & Punta Bjanca 227

Bozava 228

Sali 228

Telašcica Bay 229

Šibenik-Knin Region 229

Tisno & Murter Island 229

Krka National Park 230

Šibenik 232

Primošten 236

Rogoznica 236

Split & Central Dalmatia 237

Split 240

Around Split 258

Kaštela 258

Trogir 259

Šolta Island 264

Stobrec & Podstrana 265

Omiš 265

Makarska Riviera 266

Brela 266

Makarska 267

Biokovo Nature Park 269

Brac Island 269

Supetar 271

Bol 273

Hvar Island 275

Hvar Town 276

Pakleni Islands 282

Stari Grad 283

Jelsa 284

Vis Island 285

Vis Town 286

Komiza 288

Dubrovnik & Southern Dalmatia 289

Dubrovnik 291

Around Dubrovnik 314

Cavtat 314

Konavle 317

Elafiti Islands 317

Mljet Island 318

Mljet National Park 320

Okuklje 320

Saplunara 321

Pelješac Peninsula 321

Ston & Mali Ston 321

Orebic 323

Korcula Island 324

Korcula Town 325

Lumbarda 329

Vela Luka 330

Lastovo Island 330

Understand

Croatia Today 332

History 334

The Croatian Mindset 348

Architecture 352

The Natural Environment 354

The Arts 357

Survival Guide

Directory A-Z 362

Transport 367

Language 371

Index 379

Map Legend 383

Special Features

Croatia's Islands 44

Lazy Days in Zagreb 76

Croatia's Coast 163

Lazy Days in Split 252

Lazy Days in Dubrovnik 312

Dubrovnik's Old Town 306

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