Croatia has an amazing 5,835km of coastline, 4,057km of which belongs to islands, cliffs and reefs. There are 1,185 islands in the Adriatic, but only about 50 are populated.
The climate is Mediterranean along the Adriatic coast, meaning warm dry summers and mild winters, with 2,600 hours of sunlight on average yearly - it is one of the sunniest coastlines in Europe! In the interior of the country, the climate is continental with hot summers and cold, snowy winters.
Split, a city and port in Central Dalmatia. Situated on a peninsula between the eastern part of the Gulf of Kastela and the Split Channel. A hill, Marjan (178 m), rises in the western part of the peninsula. The ridges Kozjak (780 m) and Mosor (1,330 m) protect the city from the north and northeast, and separate it from the hinterland.
Split is one of the sunniest places in Europe: the average daily insolation during the year is about 7 hours (in July about 12 hours).
Dubrovnik is a town, port and tourist centre of the southern Croatian coast. It lies at the foot of the limestone Srd Mount (412 m), in a valley enclosed to the south-west by the Lapad plateau and a smaller reef with the oldest part of Dubrovnik. The ancient town core was connected with the suburban zone on the other side of the valley by levelling and filling up of a marshy valley between the Gruz Bay in the north and Stari Porto (Old Port) in the south, as well as by the construction of the Placa (Stradun).
It is possible to reach Korcula Island in many ways...
Thank you very much for your kindness and hospitality during our visit to Vela Luka. Your country is beautiful and your country man and women are wonderful.
Our best to you,
Bob & Susan Murill
Thank you again for your service and your nice welcome.
We spent a wonderful fortnight in Gradina, the apartment was superb, the owners were very nice and always ready to help, and the surroundings beautiful. We are sorry that we could not come and tell you before we left because we ...