Croatia Travel Guide

Plan your trip of a lifetime! See Adam Richman, Sam Brown and other Travel Channel hosts' favorite places to stay, eat and see when visiting Croatia, including Dubrovnik, Hvar, Pula, Rovinj and Split.


Activities
Bastijana Winery
Go wine tasting at a winery that’s been making wine for more than 2,000 years. Bastijana Winery produces some of the highest quality wines in the country, thanks to the winery’s owner and expert winemaker, Andro Tomic.
  • 21465 Jelsa
  • Island Hvar, Split-Dalmatia County Croatia

Bastijana Winery

Go wine tasting at a winery that’s been making wine for more than 2,000 years. Bastijana Winery produces some of the highest quality wines in the country, thanks to the winery’s owner and expert winemaker, Andro Tomic.
21465 Jelsa Island Hvar, Split-Dalmatia County, Croatia
Hvar Adventure
Go sailing in Hvar -- a sailor’s paradise. In fact, the island has awesome sailing weather conditions from March to October.
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Photo by Alexey Stiop
  • Bastun doo, Obala bb, Hvar, Hvar Island 21450, Croatia
  • Hvar, Split-Dalmatia County Croatia

Hvar Adventure

Go sailing in Hvar -- a sailor’s paradise. In fact, the island has awesome sailing weather conditions from March to October.
Bastun doo, Obala bb, Hvar, Hvar Island 21450, Croatia Hvar, Split-Dalmatia County, Croatia
Hvar Tourism Department
Visit some of the world best’s beaches in Hvar, part of Croatia’s Dalmatian islands. Beneath the island’s waters is 2,000 years of natural history, with centuries-old shipwrecks and secret grottos to explore.
  • 42 Trg Sv. Stjepana
  • Hvar, Split-Dalmatia County 21450 Croatia

Hvar Tourism Department

Visit some of the world best’s beaches in Hvar, part of Croatia’s Dalmatian islands. Beneath the island’s waters is 2,000 years of natural history, with centuries-old shipwrecks and secret grottos to explore.
42 Trg Sv. Stjepana Hvar, Split-Dalmatia County, Croatia
Adria Adventure
If you want to man your own vessel, the best way to do it is to take a private kayak tour to Dubrovnik’s hidden beaches, which are only accessible by water.
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  • Gorica sv Vlaha 159
  • Dubrovnik, 20000 Croatia

Adria Adventure

If you want to man your own vessel, the best way to do it is to take a private kayak tour to Dubrovnik’s hidden beaches, which are only accessible by water.
Gorica sv Vlaha 159 Dubrovnik, Croatia
Croata
Go shopping in Placa, the main shopping drag in Dubrovnik’s Old Town, and make a stop at the oldest tie shop in the country, Croata. In the 1600s, the Croatians invented the tie, also known as the cravat.
Dubrovnic Placa
Photo by Andre Nantel
  • Pred dvorom 2
  • Dubrovnik, Dubrovnik-Neretva County Croatia

Croata

Go shopping in Placa, the main shopping drag in Dubrovnik’s Old Town, and make a stop at the oldest tie shop in the country, Croata. In the 1600s, the Croatians invented the tie, also known as the cravat.
Pred dvorom 2 Dubrovnik, Dubrovnik-Neretva County, Croatia
Rams Travel Agency
Head outside of Dubrovnik for a day trip to Montenegro. The small country’s landscape includes towering fjords, jagged mountains, 117 beaches, incredible hiking trails and the Tara River -- the perfect spot for extreme white-water rafting.
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Photo by Inna Felker
  • ul.Slobode 10
  • Bijelo Polje, Bijelo Polje Montenegro

Rams Travel Agency

Head outside of Dubrovnik for a day trip to Montenegro. The small country’s landscape includes towering fjords, jagged mountains, 117 beaches, incredible hiking trails and the Tara River -- the perfect spot for extreme white-water rafting.
ul.Slobode 10 Bijelo Polje, Bijelo Polje, Montenegro
Pula Tourism Department
Visit Pula, one of the biggest cities on Croatia’s Istrian Peninsula. Take a walking tour of the city’s well-preserved Roman ruins, including the sixth largest Roman amphitheater in the world. For the more adventurous, go rock climbing!
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Photo by Zyuzin Andriy
  • Forum 3
  • Pula, Istria County 52100 Croatia

Pula Tourism Department

Visit Pula, one of the biggest cities on Croatia’s Istrian Peninsula. Take a walking tour of the city’s well-preserved Roman ruins, including the sixth largest Roman amphitheater in the world. For the more adventurous, go rock climbing!
Forum 3 Pula, Istria County, Croatia

Hotels
Hotel Bellevue
This hotel is the best 5-star hotel in Dubrovnik. The presidential suite is pure luxury! It has 2 bedrooms, a bathroom, living room and unmatched views of the Adriatic Sea. Book the entire fifth floor and create your own VIP party wing.
  • Ulica Pera Čingrije 7
  • Dubrovnik, Dalmatia 20000 Croatia

Hotel Bellevue

This hotel is the best 5-star hotel in Dubrovnik. The presidential suite is pure luxury! It has 2 bedrooms, a bathroom, living room and unmatched views of the Adriatic Sea. Book the entire fifth floor and create your own VIP party wing.
Ulica Pera Čingrije 7 Dubrovnik, Dalmatia, Croatia
Aman Sveti Stefan Hotel
Stay overnight in Montenegro’s most exclusive 5-star hotel, located on its own island in a fishing village. It includes 50 rooms and 8 grand suites, the latter at the Villa Milocer, which was once the summer home of Yugoslavia’s Queen Maria.
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  • Sveti Stefan 85315
  • Sveti Stefan, Montenegro

Aman Sveti Stefan Hotel

Stay overnight in Montenegro’s most exclusive 5-star hotel, located on its own island in a fishing village. It includes 50 rooms and 8 grand suites, the latter at the Villa Milocer, which was once the summer home of Yugoslavia’s Queen Maria.
Sveti Stefan 85315 Sveti Stefan, Montenegro
Hotel Monte Mulini
Stay in the lap of luxury in Rovinj, located on Croatia’s Istrian Peninsula. This city was once part of the Venetian empire; today, it is one of the most romantic, yet unknown, vacation destinations in the world.
  • A. Smareglia bb
  • Rovinj, Istria County 52210 Croatia

Hotel Monte Mulini

Stay in the lap of luxury in Rovinj, located on Croatia’s Istrian Peninsula. This city was once part of the Venetian empire; today, it is one of the most romantic, yet unknown, vacation destinations in the world.
A. Smareglia bb Rovinj, Istria County, Croatia
Le Méridien Lav
If staying at a large resort isn’t your thing, try this luxury hotel. This hotel’s rooms feature stunning views of the Adriatic Sea. The presidential suite has 2 bedrooms, a dining room and 2 private entrances.
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  • Grljevačka ulica 2
  • Podstrana, Split-Dalmatia County 21312 Croatia

Le Méridien Lav

If staying at a large resort isn’t your thing, try this luxury hotel. This hotel’s rooms feature stunning views of the Adriatic Sea. The presidential suite has 2 bedrooms, a dining room and 2 private entrances.
Grljevačka ulica 2 Podstrana, Split-Dalmatia County, Croatia
Hotel Adriana
This is the No. 1 hotel in Hvar because of its plush, private rooms that make you feel like you’re the only one on the island. For an extra $30,000, you can rent the hotel’s yacht for a 3-day cruise of the Dalmatian islands.
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  • Obala Fabrika 28
  • Hvar, Split-Dalmatia County 21450 Croatia

Hotel Adriana

This is the No. 1 hotel in Hvar because of its plush, private rooms that make you feel like you’re the only one on the island. For an extra $30,000, you can rent the hotel’s yacht for a 3-day cruise of the Dalmatian islands.
Obala Fabrika 28 Hvar, Split-Dalmatia County, Croatia

Restaurants & Bars
Nautika Restaurant
Chef Mario Bunda customizes a menu for you at the No. 1 restaurant in Dubrovnik, with dishes like fresh cream of scampi soup with black truffles and the catch of the day. Enjoy the incredible view of Old Town and the sea while you dine.
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  • Brsalje ulica 3
  • Dubrovnik, Dubrovnik-Neretva County 20000 Croatia

Nautika Restaurant

Chef Mario Bunda customizes a menu for you at the No. 1 restaurant in Dubrovnik, with dishes like fresh cream of scampi soup with black truffles and the catch of the day. Enjoy the incredible view of Old Town and the sea while you dine.
Brsalje ulica 3 Dubrovnik, Dubrovnik-Neretva County, Croatia
Konoba Batelina
No matter what you've been doing all day, hit up this restaurant for some melt-in-your-mouth truffle dishes. "Konoba” is Croatian for tavern, and you'll have to get directions from a local because this place doesn't have a sign.
  • 25 Cimulje
  • Banjole, Istria County 52100 Croatia

Konoba Batelina

No matter what you've been doing all day, hit up this restaurant for some melt-in-your-mouth truffle dishes. "Konoba” is Croatian for tavern, and you'll have to get directions from a local because this place doesn't have a sign.
25 Cimulje Banjole, Istria County, Croatia
The Wine Vault
Croatian master chef Tom Gretic specializes in French-Mediterranean cuisine. The restaurant, located in Hotel Monte Mulini, offers a variety of tasty dishes, including pheasant for 2 glazed with beurre noisette and topped with cold port wine sauce.
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  • A. Smareglia bb
  • Rovinj, Istria County Croatia

The Wine Vault

Croatian master chef Tom Gretic specializes in French-Mediterranean cuisine. The restaurant, located in Hotel Monte Mulini, offers a variety of tasty dishes, including pheasant for 2 glazed with beurre noisette and topped with cold port wine sauce.
A. Smareglia bb Rovinj, Istria County, Croatia

Transportation
BombiShip Yacht Charter
Charter a yacht with crew for an amazing week of island hopping -- traveling the Croatian coast, getting a true view of the Dalmatian islands and experiencing the small fishing village of Split, as well as nearby hot spots like Dubrovnik and Venice.
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Photo by Gary Blakeley
  • Marasovica 22
  • Split, Split-Dalmatia County 21000 Croatia

BombiShip Yacht Charter

Charter a yacht with crew for an amazing week of island hopping -- traveling the Croatian coast, getting a true view of the Dalmatian islands and experiencing the small fishing village of Split, as well as nearby hot spots like Dubrovnik and Venice.
Marasovica 22 Split, Split-Dalmatia County, Croatia
European Coastal Airlines
Take a fun seaplane ride from Venice to Croatia, enjoying the awe-inspiring beauty of both places along the way.
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  • 2 Zamenhoffova ulica
  • Zagreb, City of Zagreb 10000 Croatia

European Coastal Airlines

Take a fun seaplane ride from Venice to Croatia, enjoying the awe-inspiring beauty of both places along the way.
2 Zamenhoffova ulica Zagreb, City of Zagreb, Croatia

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