Croatia: One of the most fascinating countries in Europe

Stunning romantic old town of Rovinj with magical sunrise,Istrian Peninsula,Croatia,Europe

Stunning romantic old town of Rovinj with magical sunrise

A country filled with a rich history, vibrant culture, and a nearly endless list of things to see, do, and discover, Croatia is undoubtedly one of Europe’s many treasures. Whether visiting on your own, or with Explore Europe on our exciting bus adventure, you are sure to fall for its notable charms. As for the cities you can visit when traveling to Croatia, here are some of our top picks:

1. Porec

As a picturesque coastal town boasting the perfect combination of both water and land activities attracting any and all types of travelers, it’s no wonder as to why more than 400,000 visitors from all over the globe make their way to Porec each year. While there, be sure to take advantage of the beautiful beaches, a family-friendly Aquacolors Waterpark, explore the Baredine Cave, and have some fun wine tasting and bar hopping. With so many choices, your time in Porec will be far from boring and instead a time of fun and excitement.

Beautiful spectacular walkway with luxury harbor on the Adriatic Sea,Porec,Istria,Croatia,Europe

Beautiful walkway with luxury harbor on the Adriatic Sea in Porec, Croatia


From that very first moment you arrive in Rovinj, there’s no question as to whether your time discovering its many treasures will leave you with a certain feeling of allure and charm. Arguably the hottest new holiday destination throughout the entire country, expect to find an array of fantastic restaurants, museums, and ruins in addition to getting the chance to join in on fun adventures like rock climbing, island hopping, and scuba diving!

Rovinj, beautiful old town in Istria of Croatia

3. Pula

As what was once the most fortified city in all of Europe and now made a heritage town, Pula is certainly packed full of historical landmarks and attractions where you’ll be able to step back in time to the rise and falls of the Roman Empire. Some of its main spots you’ll want to be sure not to miss out on while there include The Arena, Temple of Augustus, Aquarium Pula, and a visit to Medulin Village. When not out exploring the sites, consider taking a cooking class or discover the underwater world through scuba diving!


Pula, Croatia


Daydreaming about experiencing your own Croatia trip? Explore Europe’s Croatia trip package takes you to this fascinating destination. With departure on June 16, this trip gives you a fantastic opportunity to see Croatia and other beautiful destinations on an 5-day adventure!