Croatia is a masterpiece made by perfect artist, nature itself. There are many places of untouched nature, calm and beauty, ranging from lush islands and is let’s to pearls of architecture in small Croatian towns, to the steep and rough, but magnificent mountains, picturesque hills and the cornfields of Slavonia.
Richness of the landscape, its vegetation, relief and geological formations, the various types of flora and fauna and the unique historical and cultural monuments are all found in this relatively small space, as the nature had its inspiration right here, creating such an abundance of natural beauty.
Croatian history is mostly creative. Even when Croatians were being expelled from their homes. They were at the same time building, painting, writing, printing and dreaming about their freedom.
According to the Constitution, the Republic of Croatia is unique, on separable, democratic and social state, where the government functions through delegation of people and belongs to the people as a union of free and legally equal citizens. Most of Croatia has a mild continental climate, with an average temperature of 0° in January to 22° since July, especially in the flat areas. Croatia is also very rich in species which are now rare in Europe such as bears, wolves, rix, Eagles and the almost extinct white headed vulture. Forests other natural wealth of Croatia, spreading over 20,000 km², which is about 36.5% of the total area of Croatia.
The remains of the Roman theatres in Pula reveal a rich theatre life in ancient times is Zagreb where besides the Croatian National Theatre with its three departments of drama, opera and ballet. The Croats also give the sport, sport, culture and fair play. There is no country in the world, with such a comparatively small number of inhabitants and so many top sportsmen and women in different sporting disciplines such as basketball, handball, water polo, swimming, tennis, table tennis, boxing, football, rowing, etc.
The cultural and historical heritage of the Croatian people as many exhibited in numerous museums, libraries, archives and other cultural and scientific institutions. The diversity in the beauty of the landscape, its environment, customs and way of life of the people inhabited in Croatia are reflected in the colourful national costumes of Croatia. The picturesque Croatian folkloric costumes can according to their characteristics be divided into three different areas. An interesting fact is, that a tie, which is worn all over the world as a man’s apparel, developed from the scarf of the Croatian soldier that they used to wear. Its name cravate derived from the French word associated with the members of the Croatian cavalry who were in the service of King Louis X IV.
Croatia has always been an international crossroad. Air traffic is one of the prerequisites for the development of a modern tourist trade in Croatia. The Croatian national air company Croatia airlines links Croatia with the rest of Europe, whilst aircrafts of renowned world airline companies land at Croatian international airports in Zagreb, Pula, Rijeka, Split and Dubrovnik. Foreign visitors did not normally require visas to enter Croatia. Citizens of the U.S., the U.K., EU countries, Australia and New Zealand did not (and do not) need visas to visit Croatia. Other countries may require a Visa and we recommend that you check with your country’s government websites or contact Croatian Embassy in your country. To apply for a Croatian Visa, you will need to fill out all the appropriate paperwork and provide to passport photos with your signature and to date on the back of them.