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What to see in Labin (Croatia)

What to see in Labin Croatia

The region of Istria is filled with small charming towns. Labin, located in its northeastern part, is filled with historic architecture, lots of culture and it offers some of the best sea views in Istria. If you’re planning to visit that lovely town and wondering what to see in Labin, then keep reading.

10 Best tours and activities in Istria (Croatia)

Batana boat with Rovinj in background

If you have followed Culture Tourist for some time, you probably know Istria is my favourite part of Croatia. It’s the largest Croatian peninsula located in the very west of the country, close to the border with Slovenia and Italy. Istria has a fantastic combination of beautiful nature, transparent blue sea, excellent cuisine, and unique cultural sites. If you’re planning to visit that part of Croatia, check out some of my recommendations for the best tours and activities in Istria.

Things to know before visiting Croatia this summer

Croatia in summer

With its beautiful blue sea, numerous lovely towns and unique places to see, it’s no wonder Croatia is more and more popular each year. However, it seems as if summer 2022 is going to be the biggest ever when it comes to Croatian tourism. As a local and someone who travelled a lot around Croatia, here are some things to know before visiting Croatia this summer.

Summer in Zagreb: Fun things to do in Zagreb in the Summer

Summer in Zagreb

With numerous green parks, lots of fountains, events and festivals, summer is a great time to visit Zagreb. The city is more quiet than usual during that time of the year. But, it still offers plenty to do and see to its visitors. If you’re wondering what to do in the Croatian capital, here is my guide with fun things to do in Zagreb in the summer. 10 Fun things to do in Zagreb in the summer This post contains some affiliate links. Most of Zagreb’s residents spend their summer vacation on the Croatian coast. So, the city gets more…

What to see in Central Istria: Tips from a local

What to see in Central Istria

The Istrian peninsula is among the most popular tourist destinations in Croatia. However, its central part is still largely undiscovered. With its dreamy hilly landscape, numerous small towns located on top of the hills, exciting legends, beautiful castles and small medieval churches, that region is a wonderful place to visit for all the cultural tourists. If you’re wondering what to see in Central Istria, here is your guide to visiting that beautiful part of Croatia.

Veliki Tabor Castle: Medieval Fort you shouldn’t miss while in Croatia

Veliki Tabor Castle

Veliki Tabor Castle is one of the best-preserved and most beautiful medieval fortresses in Croatia. It’s located in the Hrvatsko zagorje region, known for numerous beautiful historical castles. It was thoroughly restored a few years ago, so now it shines with a new light. Here is an overview of Veliki Tabor Castle’s history, legends and things you shouldn’t miss while visiting that fantastic place.

Zagreb City Guide: Tips from a Local

Zagreb City Guide

Zagreb is my home town, and after living abroad for seven years, I’m back in Zagreb since last summer. It’s much smaller than some other European capitals, like Paris, London or Rome. But, with just around 800,000 inhabitants, it’s small enough to be very liveable, and big enough to feel like a large city. Here is my Zagreb City Guide with some of my favourite places and tips for visiting Zagreb like a local.

Rovinj Travel Guide: What to see & do in Rovinj (Croatia)

View at the old town of Rovinj

Rovinj is, without a doubt, one of the most gorgeous towns in Croatia. It has everything you need for that perfect summer vacation: old medieval town centre, many great restaurants and some amazing beaches. It’s located in the Croatian region of Istria, well known for its wines, olive oil and beautiful nature. After spending each summer there for the last ten years, I thought it’s finally time to share this Rovinj Travel Guide with you. It’s filled with some tips on what to see and do in Rovinj.