Make Croatia Your Honeymoon Getaway

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For all the newlyweds, honeymoon represents a truly special time spent with your loved one, usually just after you’ve been married.
A lot of people choose to spend their honeymoon abroad as mixing your first days of marriage with a bit of traveling seems like a lovely arrangement!

The beauty of Croatia could provide one such discreet hideaway for ideal vacation with your partner. Croatia is a great tourist country for both – family and adventure holidays, and indeed, a growing number of newlyweds choose Croatia as their ideal honeymoon destination.

 

Zagreb

 

Zagreb

When visiting Croatia for your honeymoon, Zagreb could be a great starting point. The country’s capital has great architecture and cobbled streets full of old European charm. You can choose from one of many five star hotels, visit the Croatian National Theater and other cultural events, take a ride on the famous Zagreb’s funicular, have fun listening to a jazz concert or simply enjoy buying fresh local food from the open market – Dolac.

 

Varaždin

 

City of Varaždin

Indeed, the continental part of Croatia is rich with culture and great cuisine. For example, the city of Varaždin with its baroque architecture and local traditions could also be a great choice for your honeymoon, as it is one of the most beautiful continental cities in Croatia.

 

Kumrovec Ethno Village

 

Kumrovec Ethno Village

If you wish to have a completely relaxed honeymoon, you could benefit from the growing country’s rural tourism. You can visit one of the family farms and try out some of the delicious traditional Croatian meals.

 

Plitvice Lakes National Park

 

Plitvice Lakes National Park

Plitvice Lakes National Park

 

If you are hungry for the beautiful scenery, try visiting one of the Croatian national parks. There are 8 of them in this small country. Plitvice Lakes National Park is probably the most known and the most popular one. You can explore the lakes with its surrounding flora and wildlife for a truly adventurous honeymoon.

 

Pula, Istria

 

Pula, Istria

However, if you decide to spend your honeymoon a little bit closer to the amazing Adriatic Sea, Istria can be a great start point. Pula, the biggest town in Istria, is an old city with the historical centre full of Roman ruins, among which is the fifth largest amphitheater in the world and the remains of the old Temple of Augusts. You can take a photo under the famous Triumphal Arch of Sergius and relax on the Verudela peninsula, where you can enjoy both crystal clear water and great restaurants.

 

Split

 

Split, Croatia



Another popular tourist destination is located in the region of Dalmatia. Split is the second largest city in Croatia. It is also famous for its Roman ruins, so if you’re eager to explore the country’s history and culture, this is a great place to do so – not to mention that the cultural experience can be combined with any number of adventures the lively city provides. If you wish to visit some of the nearby islands, there is a possibility to rent a small boat or even a yacht in one of Croatian charter agencies (like this one!) and take a sailing trip around Croatian islands.

 

Croatian Islands

 

Croatian Islands

The islands are indeed famous and there are over a 1000 of them in Croatia. Almost all of them have a large fertile coastal plain, hillsides covered in pine forests, vineyards, olive groves, fruit orchards and lavender fields in the agricultural areas. Many islands have quiet, hidden beaches where you can escape crowds and enjoy with your loved one. The most popular are Vis, Hvar, Korcula, Brac, Mljet, Rab and Pag.

 

Romantic Getaways

 

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Of course, almost any town in the coastal part of Croatia is worth visiting as the blooming tourism did not spoil the natural treasures of Croatia’s beautiful beaches. You can choose between any number of smaller towns scattered all over the Croatian coast, including Rovinj, Zadar or Šibenik. All of them are rich with culture and have plenty of great restaurants, where you can enjoy romantic dinner for two. Many of them can be a perfect setting for your romantic getaway.

 

Dubrovnik

 

Dubrovnik

And last but not least, if you want to spend your honeymoon in the most popular tourist destination in Croatia – you must come to the city of Dubrovnik. This “pearl of the Adriatic Sea” is not only a famous celebrities’ hideaway but also a historical place where culture and old local ways clash with amazing nature and architecture. Just imagine dinner with candles among the lights of the Old City of Dubrovnik!

 

Enjoy the simple life, hold your loved one under the starry night sky on a sand beach and whatever you do, try not to miss out on the traditional Croatian type of brandy called – Rakia. Have a lovely time with your loved one in Croatia!



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