"Highly recommended travel guide to Croatia, and currently the most up-to-date one! Certainly a must for all those visiting the country this year. Very detailed guide provides information for all types of travellers, from holidaymakers to backpackers, families to lone travellers." Visit Croatia: www.visit-croatia.co.uk "Informative and entertaining." John Crowley, The Daily Telegraph "Croatia is erudite, iconic and informative." Belfast News Letter Group
From the Back Cover
Croatia's peaceful beauty belies its turbulent past. Standing at the crossroads of Europe, and offering an extraordinary heritage, dramatic mountains, 1,185 islands, and the best climate on the Adriatic, it is regaining the reputation it once enjoyed as the most popular region of Yugoslavia.
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This Bradt guide includes comprehensive practical and background information. Whether you yearn for the cultural attractions of Zagreb, Split and Dubrovnik (Byron's Pearl of the Adriatic), prefer to explore the many national parks and nature reserves, wish to indulge a passion for Roman ruins and Venetian treasures, or simply soak up the sun, this is the ideal visitors' companion.
Inside you will find: detailed background to the country's rich culture and history; the best of the islands; coverage of all the national parks and nature reserves; hiking, sailing and other activities; full information on where to eat, drink and stay.