Croatia is blessed with one of the most striking coastlines in the Mediterranean, but its diversity is what makes it truly special – from the glamour of Hvar and charm of Korčula to the wild, rugged beauty of Mljet and Lokrum. You’ll find spectacular mountain hiking trails, countless unspoilt national parks, a range of colourful festivals – and, of course, the mighty walls and medieval monasteries of Dubrovnik, Split and Zadar.
In this extract from her book, My Family and Other Enemies, Mary Novakovich recalls meeting family in Croatia for the first and only time.
Rome may have been the epicentre of the Roman Empire, but the reach of this vast civilisation was far greater than just the Italian capital.
Home to grand Secessionist architecture, broad pedestrian streets and excellent restaurants, Rijeka is well-deserving of its reputation as Croatia’s cultural capital.
More than 2,000 cultural institutions from 80 countries are participating in the Google Arts and Culture project.
Inland Istria steps down a gear or two – enter a world of perfectly preserved medieval hill towns, hidden frescoes and heavenly food.
Celebrate the final season of Game of Thrones hitting our screens by taking a look at some of the locations that have starred in the show.