UNESCO sites

PLITVICE LAKES

Plitvice Lakes are the largest, oldest (since 1949) and most visited Croatian national park. This Park has been on the UNESCO World Natural Heritage list since 1979 and is among the first listed in the world. According to legend the lakes were created after a long drought. People were praying for some water. And so the days passed...

EPISCOPAL COMPLEX OF EUPHRASIAN BASILICA

The cathedral complex in Poreč is called Euphrasiana after Bishop Euphrasius who renovated the cathedral and decorated it with its famous mosaics (6th century). The complex consists of the Euphrasius basilica, the baptistery and the Episcopal palace, the bell tower, the atrium and the memorial chapel.

DUBROVNIK

Lord Byron described Dubrovnik as “The jewel of the Adriatic.“ George Bernard Shaw called it “paradise on earth.“ Indeed, something special is hidden in this old town. The Greeks set up their settlement in this area in the first part of the 7th century. Many different rulers changed over time, but along with the rest of Croatia's coastline, the Venetians had the greatest influence.

HISTORICAL COMPLEX OF SPLIT WITH THE PALACE OF DIOCLETIAN

Diocletian was a Roman emperor, born in Dalmatia in the third century. After a successful military career, he retired from the emperor role and devoted himself to his garden in Solin, his hometown located near Split.

HVAR

The island of Hvar is a central Dalmatian island in Croatia. It is often presented as “the sunniest spot in Europe." This sunny island boasts about 2800 hours of sunshine per year and is one of the jewels of the Croatian coast. Its oldest part, the Old Town, is on UNESCO's list of World Heritage Sites. It is believed that the Old City is one of the oldest cities in Europe.

THE CATHEDRAL OF ST. JAMES IN ŠIBENIK

The cathedral was built between the 15th and 16th century. Two architects from Italy and one from Dalmatia were building this cathedral in different time periods. Francesco di Giacomo from northern Italy, Georgius Mathei Dalmaticus from Zadar and Niccolò di Giovanni Fiorentino...

TROGIR

Trogir is on the UNESCO's World Heritage List and it absolutely deserves it! As soon as you cross a little bridge you will come into the city that is, for a reason, called "The Museum City." The town has preserved its history through the architecture, gastronomy and local residents. Trogir got its name in ancient times, when the Greek settlement was founded and named Tragurion- the Goat Island.