13 Bucket List Things To Do For A Memorable Trip In Croatia
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More and more people have been talking about Croatia. If you're looking for adventure and excitement, planning a trip to Croatia may be the perfect vacation for you. Croatia is an Eastern European country with a long coastline on the Adriatic Sea.
If you're looking for a bucket list of things to do while in Croatia, we've got you covered. Whether you want to relax by the beach or explore the wild side of Croatia, this extraordinary destination has something for everyone to enjoy!
1. Go hunting for truffles in Istria
Every year from September to December, Croatia has their annual festival of truffles in Istria. Your private guide will pick you up at your hotel or the villa you are staying at, and take you to some of the local festivals.
2. Drink Croatian Wine
Known as the "coastal Croatia", a huge selection of rare Croatian wines and truffle products are housed in a cavernous 19th-century vaulted brick cellar.
3. Follow along with dinosaur footsteps in VelikiBrijun Island
Veliki Brijun is an uninhabited island in the Croatian part of the Adriatic Sea. Complete with dinosaur footprints, Roman ruins, a botanical garden, an ornithological park, an 18-hole golf course built a century ago and a safari park, making VelikiBrijun Island a must see for any Croatia trip.
4. Check out the donkey farm on the Pelješac Peninsula
Have you ever wanted to pet a donkey, feed them, ride them, and even milk them? You can in the Pelješac Peninsula! There is a family in Kuna that owns an inn but also raises donkeys on the side.
5. Cruise through the Blue Grotto of Biševo
Getting to the Blue Grotto might be a little tricky, but trust me it's worth it! Start by taking a ferry from Split to Vis. Then you have to travel to the other side of the island, then from there, get you need to hire a boat to get to the island of Biševo.
6. Visit the capital of Croatia, Zagreb’s, Museum of Illusions
You will not believe your eyes! There are over 70 exhibits displaying Optical illusions, Holograms, and many more at the Museum of Illusions.
7. Dive in the Adriatic Sea
The Adriatic Sea is a body of water separating the Italian Peninsula from the Balkan peninsula. Apart of the Mediterranean Sea, this gorgeous sea is known for its extremely blue waters.
8. Explore the backstreets of Korčula
An island in the Adriatic Sea, the town of Korčula is known for the medieval towers and walls. Walking along the backstreets will give you a true Croatian experience.
9. Become one with nature in Lokrum
Lokrum stretches from the northwest to the southeast. And is not far from the Dead Sea. Lokrum is home to an idyllic little salt-filled lake linked to the open sea.
10. Explore the stunning Plitvice Lakes, National Park
One of the many national parks in Croatia. Known for their distinctive colours, Plitvice Lakes is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Perfect for relaxing and kicking back with a loved one.
11. Swim underneath Krka Waterfall National Park
Such a breathtaking view. Swimming underneath Krka Waterfall is definitely on our bucket list! A beautiful site all year round!
12. Walk Along Split's Waterfront
Known as a fan favourite, Split waterfront is a gorgeous, and complete with walkway filled with touristy souvenir stands.
13. Have dinner in the sky!
Yeah that's right! DINNER IN THE SKY! If you are a thrill seeker, this is the perfect thing to end off your trip in Croatia.