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6 Most Beautiful Islands in Croatia

Published 4 years ago

Croatia, also known as the “Land of 1000 Islands”, is a small country in Europe. Having so many islands makes it every tourists and photographers paradise. There are so many things to do and see. Let me share 6 of the most beautiful islands you can find in Croatia.

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1. Galesnjak

1. Galesnjak

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With no doubt, this is the most beautiful Croatian island. Over the years, it has becomes the most favorite for lovers from all corners of the world. Shaped like an ovate leaf, the island has the privacy and the fun for those who want to show how they care for their lovers. It is private-owned but has enough tour companies to take you wherever you want to be.

2. Hvar

2. Hvar

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This is both an island and a town. If you want to get a close look at Croatian history, this is the place to be. The food here is one of a kind and you can sit down and relax with a glass of wine. Freshly picked olives and grilled sardines would be in your plate for yummy meal. If you get bored on the island, you can set sail for the town and enjoy the inland fresh air and the welcoming nature of the locals.

3. Dugi Otok

3. Dugi Otok

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Of the entire islands trove in Croatia, Dugi Otok is the biggest. It is off the coast of Dalmatia town and you can easily get there in a boat. Its coastline is rugged and has the highest cliffs you can ever imagine. With some green vegetation and rocks to climb, you can go for your vacation to this place. Sali town is just nearby if you need fresh caught seafood and refreshments.

4. Krapanj

4. Krapanj

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The smallest of all the islands but you will be amazed by the population it carries, Krapanj has its wonders. It is only 300 meters from the mainland making it pretty easy to get there. It is the epitome of Croatian island life and a day out there will remain memorable for the rest of your life. While there, do not forget to ask for the island’s favorite dish: Squid Ink Risotto.

5. Brac

5. Brac

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If you are looking for a place to relax, Brac has earned that designation. Locals and visitors alike love to head there and enjoy the tranquility of the island’s pristine waters. The white stone all over the island is a beauty to behold. A rumor has been doing the rounds that the stone was used to build the White House.

6. Brijuni

6. Brijuni

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If you have never been to a national park on an island, Brijun will be the first for you. The park has over 250 rare bird species and 700 different plant species. It offers a haven to escape the busy cities and be alone with nature. The best thing is to come to the island in a chattered boat so that you can get as close to the coves as possible.

Sources:

Top 10 Islands in Croatia – The Guardian

Interesting Island Shapes in Croatia – Yacht Holiday

Croatias Secret Islands and Best Beaches – CN Traveller

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