Lonely Planet Croatia is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Marvel at the turquoise lakes and waterfalls in Plitvice Lakes National Park, see Dubrovnik from its city walls or explore the dreamy interior of Hvar Island all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Croatia and begin your journey now!
Inside Lonely Planet Croatia Travel Guide:
Colour maps and images throughout
Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests
Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots
Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices
Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
Cultural insights give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience - history, cuisine, natural environment, arts, architecture
Over 40 maps
Covers Zagreb, Zagorje, Slavonia, Istria, Kvarner, Northern Dalmatia, Split & central Dalmatia, Dubrovnik & Southern Dalmatia and more
The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Croatia , our most comprehensive guide to Croatia, is perfect for both exploring top sights and taking roads less travelled.
Looking for more extensive coverage? Check out Lonely Planet's Mediterranean Europe guide, Eastern Europe guide or Southeastern Europe guide.
Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet, Anja Mutic and Peter Dragicevich.
About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travellers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves.
You can count on Rick Steves to tell you what you really need to know when traveling to Croatia and Slovenia.
With this guide, you’ll explore charming towns and undiscovered natural wonders. Stroll atop the walls that encircle romantic Dubrovnik, wander through the Roman ruins in the heart of bustling Split, and set sail to the islands of Korcula and Hvar on the glimmering Adriatic. Feel the spray from the waterfalls at Plitvice Lakes National Park. Drive mountain passes in Slovenia’s idyllic Julian Alps. And take side-trips to Montenegro’s dramatic Bay of Kotor and the Turkish-flavored city of Mostar in Bosnia-Herzegovina.
Rick’s candid, humorous advice will guide you to good-value hotels and restaurants. He’ll help you plan where to go and what to see, depending on the length of your trip. You’ll get up-to-date recommendations on what’s worth your time and money. More than just reviews and directions, a Rick Steves guidebook is a tour guide in your pocket.