Friday, 23 March 2012
ROMANTIC GATEWAY - CROATIA
This is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and another reason to visit
. It is considered to be the jewel of Croatia and is known as ‘The Jewel of the Adriatics’. This town has been preserved in its past form with Terra cotta roofed houses and small churches. It is as it you are taking a walk through a medieval past period. The 2 km long city walls make the perfect elevated platform to observe the treasures that Croatia has to offer along with its fortress and towers with small painted buildings peeking out through dense undergrowth of trees. Dubrovnik
The popular archeological and historical monuments of
include – Dubrovnik
· Rector’s Palace dating back to the 16th century.
· The Franciscan Monastery which is
Europe’s oldest pharmacy.
· The Cathedral, the Jesuit church and St.Blaise’s church.
of navy. Maritime Museum
Every year, in the months of summer around mid-July, the famous Dubrovnik Summer Festival is organized which portrays a number of cultural activities including classical, jazz music and theater performances.
Just roam through this medieval city with your sweetheart and experience a thrill of walking back through the past years of history.
Another UNESCO World Heritage Site of
. This beautiful city was founded around 3rd Century BC by Emperor Diocletian. The main attractions of this city are – Croatia
· The Marjan, a spot high above the city where you can get some stunning views of the
Romantic Schedule for
· The Beaches and islands of
welcomes you to a vast shoreline which is nothing but magnificent. Just laze out and enjoy the sunshine on the pebbled beaches with their emerald-blue water. These are truly great destinations if you want to enjoy a bit of privacy and silent atmosphere. Enjoy the seafood which has an Italian flavor to it or go on a fishing expedition to catch some really big fishes hiring a boat. Croatia
· Hire a car and drive through the small towns and villages along the coastline with their unique culture.
This Article is taken from my blog : http://romanticgatewaysaroundtheglobe.blogspot.in/