Croatia travel guide: All you need to know to plan your visit.

A wonder of Southeast Europe, Croatia is full of cobblestone streets, historic towns, white sand beaches and amazing local food.

Discover Zagreb, the country’s capital to experience art and culture in all of its museums, galleries and culinary delicacies. Go to Dubrovnik to see the home of Game of Thrones and swim in some of the most beautiful blue water beaches you will ever experience; or head to Split for some fun island hopping across the Adriatic Sea.

A great way to experience all of Croatia is to go on Sail Croatia – a cruise that takes you to all the ‘must-go’ places in the country. Sail Croatia is a cruise line that takes you across all of stunning Croatia for the most unique travel experience you will ever have. Ranging from luxury cruises, to budget cruises or to party and active cruises, Sail Croatia has something for everyone and includes daily activities, 3 course meals, and the opportunity to experience Croatia in a fun and exciting way.


Top Travel Questions About Croatia:



Which Croatia airports can I fly into?


These are the top international airports of Croatia:

  • Split (SPU)

  • Zagreb (ZAG)

  • Dubrovnik (DBV)

What is the best time of year to visit Croatia?

The best time to visit Croatia would be between the months of May/June and September/October where you can guarantee that the weather will be sunny and ideal for swimming, but not too busy. During July and August, expect big crowds in Croatia and the heat at its maximum, making it hard to walk around and see the sights with big lines alongside excruciating heat.

How long should I spend in Croatia?

Ideally 10 days to fully experience Croatia would be perfect. 10 days will allow you to jump between the cities and take in the sights whilst also having time to relax and enjoy the beauty of the country without being in a rush.

Our ‘Must-Go’ Recommendations:

City/Place to go: Split

Beach: Zlatni Rat, Brač

Gallery/Museum: Museum of Fine art, Split

Hotel: Palmizana Hotel, Hvar

Nightlife: Aquarius Club, Zagreb