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.
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A 700-year-old pharmacy is still operating inside the walls of Dubrovnik's Old Town.