Author: Rough Guides
Publisher: Apa Publications (UK) Limited
Practical travel guide to Croatia featuring points-of-interest structured lists of all sights and off-the-beaten-track treasures, with detailed colour-coded maps, practical details about what to see and to do in Croatia, how to get there and around, pre-departure information, as well as top time-saving tips, like a visual list of things not to miss in Croatia, expert author picks and itineraries to help you plan your trip. The Rough Guide to Croatia covers: Zagreb, Zagorje, Slavonia, Osijek, Vukovar, Plitvice Lakes, Istria, Losinj, Krk, Lovran, Opatija, Rab, Zadar, Silba, Olib, Dugi otok, Split, Porec, Rovinj, Pula, Motovun, Groznjan, Roc, Hum, Solta, Brac, Hvar, Korcula, Vis, Lastovo, Dubrovnik, Kolocep, Lopud, Mljet Inside this travel guide you'll find: RECOMMENDATIONS FOR EVERY TYPE OF TRAVELLER Experiences selected for every kind of trip to Croatia, from off-the-beaten-track adventures in Mljet and the Kornati archipelago to family activities in child-friendly places, like Istria and the waterfall-dotted River Krka or chilled-out breaks in popular tourist areas, like Dubrovnik and Split. PRACTICAL TRAVEL TIPS Essential pre-departure information including Croatia entry requirements, getting around, health information, travelling with children, sports and outdoor activities, food and drink, festivals, culture and etiquette, shopping, tips for travellers with disabilities and more. TIME-SAVING ITINERARIES Carefully planned routes covering the best of Croatia give a taste of the richness and diversity of the destination, and have been created for different time frames or types of trip. DETAILED REGIONAL COVERAGE Clear structure within each sightseeing chapter includes regional highlights, brief history, detailed sights and places ordered geographically, recommended restaurants, hotels, bars, clubs and major shops or entertainment options. INSIGHTS INTO GETTING AROUND LIKE A LOCAL Tips on how to beat the crowds, save time and money and find the best local spots for hiking, cycling, river rafting, windsurfing and sea-kayaking. HIGHLIGHTS OF THINGS NOT TO MISS Rough Guides' rundown of Losinj, Zadar, Pula, Dubrovnik and Zagreb's best sights and top experiences help to make the most of each trip to Croatia, even in a short time. HONEST AND INDEPENDENT REVIEWS: Written by Rough Guides' expert authors with a trademark blend of humour, honesty and expertise, to help to find the best places in Croatia, matching different needs. BACKGROUND INFORMATION Comprehensive 'Contexts' chapter features fascinating insights into Croatia, with coverage of history, religion, ethnic groups, environment, wildlife and books, plus a handy language section and glossary. FABULOUS FULL COLOUR PHOTOGRAPHY Features inspirational colour photography, including the stunning Plitvice Lakes and the spectacular Paklenica National Park. COLOUR-CODED MAPPING Practical full-colour maps, with clearly numbered, colour-coded keys for quick orientation in Zagreb and many more locations in Croatia, reduce need to go online. USER-FRIENDLY LAYOUT With helpful icons, and organised by neighbourhood to help you pick the best spots to spend your time.