Croatia by Piers LetcherCroatia by Piers Letcher


byPiers LetcherAs told byRudolf Abraham

Paperback | May 7, 2016

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This new edition of Bradt's Croatia is thoroughly updated to reflect recent changes, especially since Croatia's accession to the EU in 2013. Bradt's Croatia offers the most detailed coverage of all the guides of the coast and islands, as well as the capital Zagreb and areas further inland. New for this edition are: more details of Slavonia, new accommodation options in all price brackets, new restaurants, plus new features on Croatian wines and Game of Thrones locations and tours in Dubrovnik. Sitting at the cross-roads of Europe, Croatia offers an unrivalled mix of culture and nature. It continues to seduce visitors with its beautifully preserved historic towns and cities, magnificent cultural sights, gorgeous coastline, outstanding national parks and delicious food-not to mention some of the clearest waters you are likely to find anywhere in the Mediterranean.
This edition was updated/co-authored by Rudolf Abraham, an award-winning travel writer and photographer specialising in Croatia and Eastern Europe. He is the author of Bradt's Istria and he has contributed to or updated many more titles, including the Bradt guides to Croatia, Macedonia, Montenegro and Transylvania, and several books on...
Title:CroatiaFormat:PaperbackDimensions:448 pages, 8.52 × 5.43 × 0.8 inPublished:May 7, 2016Publisher:Bradt Travel GuidesLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1784770086

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements Introduction PART ONE GENERAL INFORMATION Chapter 1 Background Information Facts and figures, Geography, Climate, Natural history and conservation, History, Politics, Economy, Tourism, People, Language, Religion, Education, CultureChapter 2 Practical Information When to visit, Highlights, Suggested itineraries, Tour operators, Red tape, Embassies, Getting there and away, Tourist information and maps, Health, Safety, What to take, Money, Budgeting, Opening times, Getting around, Accommodation, Eating and drinking, Public holidays and festivals, Shopping, Arts and entertainment, Photography, Media and communications, Business/time, Buying property, Cultural etiquette, Travelling positivelyPART TWO THE GUIDE Chapter 3 Zagreb History, Getting there and away, Orientation, Getting around, Tourist information and maps, Local tour operators and travel agencies, Where to stay, Where to eat and drink, Entertainment and nightlife, Sport, Other practicalities, What to see and do, Around ZagrebChapter 4 Inland Croatia Varaždin, Cakovec and the Medimurje, The Zagorje, Samobor, Žumberak, Jastrebarsko and the Turopolje, Karlovac, South of Karlovac, Plitvice Lakes National Park, Lonjsko Polje, Jasenovac, Požega, Papuk Nature Park, Slavonski Brod, -akovo, Osijek, Kopacki Rit, Vinkovci, Vukovar, East to IlokChapter 5 Istria The west coast to Porec, Rovinj, Brijuni Islands, Pula, The east coast to Labin and Rabac, Inland Istria, To Opatija and UckaChapter 6 Kvarner Bay and Islands Rijeka, Gorski Kotar, North Velebit National Park, Cres and Lošinj, Krk, RabChapter 7 Northern Dalmatia Zadar, Paklenica National Park, Šibenik, Krka National Park, Pag, Silba, Olib and Premuda, Ugljan and Pašman, Dugi Otok and the Kornati archipelagoChapter 8 Central Dalmatia Trogir, Split, Makarska/Biokovo, Šolta, Brac, Hvar, VisChapter 9 Southern Dalmatia Dubrovnik, South of Dubrovnik, The Elaphite Islands (Kolocep, Lopud, Šipan), Mljet, Trsteno, Ploce and the Neretva Delta, Pelješac peninsula, Korcula, LastovoChapter 10 Diving in Croatia Planning the dive, Diving centres, Top ten dive sites in CroatiaAppendix 1 Language Appendix 2 Further Information Index

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