I could spend the rest of my life just traveling Croatia. While its a relatively small country located along the Adriatic Sea, it is replete with lush, extravagant beaches, a unique blend of eastern and western cultures, and plenty of old European history. I’ve spent most of my time island hopping in Croatia and have gathered several great experiences along the way. I hope my video blogs and tips below help you experience this wonderful country the way I have.
Photo source – visitlosinj.hr Only 3 km long and 1.5 km wide, Susak is a small island situated in the northern part of the Adriatic Sea. While the closest island accessible by car is Mali Losinj, the island is also connected by boat lines to the mainland. In other words, you can easily visit Susak from the city of Pula, Rijeka, and Zadar. We’ll cover things to do, beaches to visit and where to stay on one of the best islands in Croatia, Susak Island. Follow me on Social Media! Youtube Instagram Facebook Pinterest Best Things To Do in Susak
In the northern Adriatic Sea, in Kvarner Gulf, lies another beautiful island. With its pleasant climate, rich vegetation, and crystal-clear water, the island of Losinj got the status of a climatic health resort. The island is formed of dolomite rocks and chalk limestone while covered with luscious greenery. In addition to pine forests, the island has 1100 plant species, 230 medical herbs and exotic specimens such as banana, lemon, eucalyptus, and cedar. The average air humidity is 70% and the island has 2600 hours of sunshine per year, so prepare for a hot and humid vacation! Finally, keep in mind
Near the city of Dubrovnik lies Lastovo, a small island municipality and the furthest inhabited Croatian island. Due to its untouched and beautiful nature, Lastovo is a perfect place for those looking for a peaceful and relaxing holiday. We’ll cover things to do, beaches to visit, and where to stay on one of the best islands in Croatia, Lastovo. Follow me on Social Media! Youtube Instagram Facebook Pinterest Best Things To Do in Lastovo More than 70 % of the island’s surface is covered in forest, making it the most forested Croatian island as well. The island has six villages:
The island of Solta is located near the city of Split. Even though it is only 19 km long and 5 km wide, Solta is a popular one-day trip idea when you are staying in Split. This small island is very hilly with steep shores, deep bays, and sheltered coves. Due to large areas of macchia, shrubs, and herbs, the island makes a perfect beekeeping pasture and it is famous for its honey. In addition, the economy of the island is based on tourism, vineyards, olives, fishing, and fruit as well. We’ll cover things to do, beaches to visit and
The Kornati Islands are an archipelago with 140 islands and islets covering an area of 300 square km. Due to the close proximity of Zadar, Sibenik, and Split, Kornati Islands make a great day trip idea during the Croatia island hopping tour. The most common way to get to the islands is to take one of the organized tours from the cities mentioned above. This way, you will not only get a boat ride and entrance ticket, but also a welcome drink, lunch, and a tourist guide. We’ll cover the things to do, beaches to visit and where to stay
Only 6 kilometers from the city of Pula lies untouched nature of the beautiful Brijuni Islands. With its group of 14 islands and islets, Brijuni are unavoidable when it comes to Croatia island hopping. The two main islands are Veliki Brijuni (Large Brijuni) and Mali Brijuni (Small Brijuni). The shores are mainly rocky and low but easily accessible. In some areas, bays are sandy and gravel. Moreover, due to their geological location, the islands have a rich natural biological diversity. For example, Veliki Brijuni is particularly cultivated into landscape park with preserved vegetation typical for the pleasant western Istrian climate.