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Why Dubrovnik and Zagreb make ideal first visits to Croatia

Visiting the country for the first time? Pick Dubrovnik, on the Dalmatian coast, for a seaside getaway, or head to Zagreb, Croatia’s northwestern capital, for an alternative wintry city break.
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How to spend 24 hours in Split, Croatia

This Croatian city on the Adriatic peninsula offers history, beauty and food. Here’s how the perfect day might unfold.

How to spend a weekend in Istria, Croatia's heart-shaped peninsula

Plunging into the Adriatic, Croatia’s northeastern peninsula is a quiet retreat from the region’s bustling hotspots, with secluded coastal hideaways, limestone peaks and spectacular ancient history.
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Take some time out to enjoy the 12 days of Christmas in Zagreb

As December dawns, the month-long Advent festival transforms the Croatian capital into an all-singing, all-dancing winter wonderland. Here’s the lowdown on 12 unmissable things to do in Zagreb at Christmas

A city guide to Dubrovnik

Croatia’s southernmost city may be famous for its dramatic ramparts and picture-perfect Adriatic views, but there’s a more engaging way to explore. Slip into side streets packed with seafood restaurants, paddle to islets, and explore sleepy satellite towns.

From waterfalls to wilderness: exploring Croatia’s Dalmatian hinterlands

Croatia’s coastline sparkles in summer, but the Dalmatian hinterland, Zagora, offers something subtler. Here you can lose yourself amid a landscape of waterfalls and wilderness.

Photo gallery: Zagora, the Dalmatian hinterland

Croatia’s coastline sparkles in summer, but the Dalmatian hinterland, Zagora, offers something subtler. Here you can lose yourself amid a landscape of waterfalls and wilderness.

Eat: Croatia

The isle of Vis, scattered like seeds across the sparkling Adriatic, is taking an artisanal, organic and super-local approach to its cuisine

Where to go for a family adventure

Deciding where to go for a family adventure can be very challenging but, oh so rewarding. Check out some of our favourite spots

Breaking bread: sticking to culinary traditions in Dubrovnik

While many Croatians are turning away from traditional cooking, the Papaks still gather at their Dubrovnik home to enjoy meals made a distinctly local way — buried in embers.

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