Split is in the superstar shadow of Dubovnik, but its budget food and lodgings, coastal setting and maze-like Diocletian's Palace give it a gold star.
Don't miss these stunning ports on the spectacular Adriatic Coast.
Win or lose, Croatia remains one of top holiday destinations in Europe for these reasons.
It's easy to coast along when there's amazing scenery and delicious food at every turn.
Dubrovnik's Summer Festival is one of Europe's most remarkable arts events.
Highlights are the limestone gorges, pine-covered foothills and alpine uplands of Paklenica National Park.
Reclining like a goddess off the pointy end of Croatia is Brac, whose bountiful attributes are sometimes overlooked in the rush to Mykonos and Santorini.