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A quick guide to Varaždin

Croatia is well known for its Adriatic coastline, but its inland is definitely worth visiting, as well. That’s why I decided to compile a series of posts dedicated to not-so-well-known places there, but absolute musts if you are planning to spend more days in this beautiful country. We will start with the baroque pearl of North Croatia – Varaždin. A quick guide to Varaždin Varaždin is one of those towns which charm you can feel instantly. It is full of cute small streets, beautiful mansions, picturesque churches and friendly people. Once it was the capital of Croatia, but it lost…

What to visit in Istria (Croatia)?

Istrian peninsula, also known as a Tuscany of Croatia is one of its most beautiful parts. It is a great mixture of a beautiful Mediterranean coastline and the inland full of vineyards, olive trees and a small hills with a Medieval towns on them. The best way to explore it is by car because this will gave you the opportunity to wonder from town to town and explore its great cuisine and history. #1 – Pula Istra’s biggest city has rich history that goes back to Prehistory times. Well preserved amphitheater (Arena), triumphal arch, forum and theater originates from Roman…