Many tourists come to Croatia to try the spectacular mediterranean gastronomy, fresh sea food and sunbathe on some of the stunning beaches along the Croatian coast. But others, come to the country willing to spend their free time cycling in Croatia.
Cycling in Croatia And Crossing The Borders
If you classify on the second group of people that is willing to come cycling in Croatia, The TransDinarica is definitely a bike trail you should try. It currently connects Croatia, Slovenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina. And for those who might think cycling only in Croatia is not enough cycling. The TransDinarica bike trail has plans to add five more countries to its route: Montenegro, Albania, Kosovo, Serbia, and Macedonia.
TransDinarica offers the Trans Croatia itinerary, which goes from Zagreb to Zadar in 8 days. The course is approximately 362km long. Throughout the bike trail, you will be staying in a variety of hotels, farms and b&bs. While you are cycling in Croatia, the tour offers a luggage transfer from hotel to hotel,so you can enjoy the experience without having to worry about your luggage.
Don’t worry when you feel hungry after all the cycling. Throughout this fantastic experience, you can enjoy the spectacular cuisine the country has to offer whilst cycling in Croatia. Between the stops, surely you will be able to taste the most beautiful wines and food the country has to offer, whilst overlooking some of the most magnificent landscapes.
The weather today can determinate the destination and the itinerary of your planned trip. Apart from national holidays or other festivities, such as Christmas. Most people decide to go away and take a break from the daily tasks and stress during the sunny months of the year.
For that, Croatia has perfect holiday weather, and it is one of the best and most preferred holidays destinations in Europe. According to Virtuoso, a renowned network of the best luxury travel agencies. In 2017 Croatia featured on the second place on list of top emerging destination, amongst Japan, Portugal, Cuba and Iceland.
Tourists who come to Croatia, are used to the bright sunny weather and pleasant days. However, even in Croatia this climate will depend on the time of the year you decide to visit.
The weather temperatures can really drop during the winter months in Croatia. In Istria for example, the weather fluctuates between 3 to 7 degrees. Don’t get this low number wrong, because Croatia is still beautiful to visit also during the cold months.
Despite this fluctuation, the istrian region is still blessed with great weather specially during the high summer season. In Istria, the temperatures can reach the maximum average of 28 degrees. And during the summer peak, the temperature can go up to 38 degrees.
Croatia World Cup 2018 was truly exciting. Since 1998, which was the first World Cup after the country’s independence. Croatia showed the passion, energy and determination throughout all the matches at Russia World Cup 2018.
The country had its full attention on the happening, passionately following the World Cup matches. In Istria, the Amphitheatre in Pula turned into the stage of the final matches. Regardless the result, the atmosphere was fantastic, genuine and inspiring.
Croatia offers so many other attractions, other than the landscapes and breathtaking nature. Croatia itself is already famous for being one of the most beautiful countries in Europe.
But with Croatia’s exceptional performance at the World Cup, came the recognition which turned the media spotlights towards the country. Giving Croatia the opportunity to show itself to the world under a different light.
The world needs to see Croatia’s rich and peculiar culture, heartwarming and welcoming people and the country’s amusing traditions. For that, Croatia Full of Life chose to show the footballers and their homelands, as the stars of Croatia’s promotional campaign. And the result is just stunning. Watch on the next page.
Michael Bublé is coming for his first concert in Croatia, at the Arena Zagreb. If you haven’t been to Croatia yet and are a fan of the singer, this is the perfect opportunity for you to make a visit and book your ticket.
If you already know the country and love spending your holidays in Croatia. This is also an opportunity for you to book some tickets for this superb concert.
Michael Bublé is a four-time Grammy Award-winner, meaning that the concert is quality entertainment guaranteed. Also, the atmosphere and beauty of the city and the Arena Zagreb, will really enhance the experience of the concert.
This concert will be one of the numerous concerts that Michael Bublé will do in his big world tour. The tour starts in Florida and promotes his album Love. The album is dedicated to his young son, who was diagnosed with cancer 3 years ago.
Croatia is one of the safest countries in Europe, yes. Apart from being blessed with astonishing nature, landscapes, fresh and rich gastronomy, and fantastic weather. The country also ranked the 22 position on the list of the safest countries in the world.
Coming to Croatia for holidays is already a delightful experience. But knowing that you could come to Croatia and not worry about the dangers a big city offers, is truly unique.
Safest Countries In Europe: The List
The well known Global Finance Magazine, released the up to date list of the safest countries in the world. Even more, in this list Croatia occupies the twentieth second position globally.
But in fact, according to the same list, the country appears on the 16 position of the safest countries in Europe.
Blockchain technically started around 8 years ago, but the technology really took off around 3 years ago.
The fact that a number of investors are buying cryptocurrency and chit chatting about them on social events more often, is a proof of this increase.
Why Is Blockchain Attractive?
What is attracting investors to make this move into the blockchain is the idea of not having corporations intermediating transactions and publicly transparent proof of each transfer of units made in the blockchain.
Also, the fact that the blockchain technology eliminates any fees and interest you would have to pay to a bank for example. Reducing bureaucratic procedures also sounds good to the majority of population.
Last year, 2017, the data showed the impressive number of 18.5 million tourists visited Croatia with 102 million overnight stays.
According to Eurostat (Statistical office of the European Union), in comparison to 2016, it was an increase of 13% of visitors to the country. And consequently, the number of arrivals also generated a substantial increase of overnights stays in 2017.
Croatia Tourism In 2018
Croatia is among the top EU countries by tourism results growth. In 2018, Croatia featured on the second place on list of top emerging destination, amongst Japan, Portugal, Cuba and Iceland. Not surprisingly, 2018 in comparison to 2019, Croatia received an amount of 19.7 million tourists. A new record.
Istria Is A Jewel
If you think of Croatia, you instantly might think of the popular spots such as Dubrovnik, Hvar, Split and Rovinj. Although those regions are espectacular and have plenty to offer, the uniqueness and authenticity of destinations that are still not very explored and overcrowded are attracting more and more the attention of tourists. The typical spots and regions attracted a lot of visits, but the winner of all was the region of Istria.
Investments In Tourism
Having more than a billion euros of investments put into tourism last year, this year the ministry of tourism expects the same amount of investments again to be put into the industry.
Croatia is among the top EU countries by tourism results growth. And that makes the difference when making a real estate investment!
The country had recorded a substantial increase in the number of overnights stays in 2017, according to Eurostat (Statistical office of the European Union).
Last year 18.5 million tourists visited Croatia and generated 102 million overnight stays, which is an increase of 13% compared to 2016.
This amount of overnight stays generated 8.7 billion euros only in the first nine months of 2017.
Tourism Minister Gari Capelli said that Istria, central Dalmatia and Kvarner region recorded the highest turnover and that all continental regions saw increases in the volume of tourist trades, being the main tourists, Germans and Slovenians.
This year we expect a further increase in the volume of tourist trade of between five and seven percent, a rise in investment of about 15 percent, and a lot more air carrier and foreign tour operators’ programmes for CroatiaTourism Minister Gari Capelli
Many public and private companies are investing in different sectors in Croatia.
- Energy Projects;
- Nautical Sports;
- Real State;
- Social Care;
Infra-structure and real state investment are the ones increasing more.
Poslovni Dnevnik writes on the 29th of May, 2018 that an investment of 70 million euro in D-Marin marinas were made, being ten in Greece, Turkey and Croatia makes it the largest investment in the tourism sector in its history.
This investment will expand tourism development, stimulate further growth and generate jobs.