Zagreb

Zagreb is quite unique amongst major Croatian destinations in that it is inland, rather than on the Adriatic coast, where the popular tourist resorts are located. It’s probably fair enough to say that Zagreb is something of a niche tourist destination – the Croatian capital is pleasant enough, but when the country has so much […]

Dubrovnik

is perhaps the best-known of Croatia‘s Adriatic resorts, and the attractions are obviously visible in the delightful old city itself and the warm climate that attracts millions of tourists each year. So is it worth picking up a hire car at Dubrovnik airport to explore the surrounding area, or is it best to stick mainly […]

Zadar

Generally, we would recommend getting a hire car here, especially for heading to the stunning Plitvice Lakes National Park, but also for driving along Croatia‘s stunning Adriatic coast and visiting the nearby islands. Despite a thriving nightlife and a slightly bizarre farting “sea organ”, Zadar remains one of Croatia’s more niche destinations. For further car […]

Split

The Croatian coastal city of Split is an interesting mix of old and new, with a focus on the UNESCO world Heritage site of Diocletian’s Palace, which is situated in the city’s historic centre. Islands and Coastlines Apart from the central city, Split really is the sort of destination where a hire car is going […]

Rijeka

Clinging tightly to steep hillside roads, the key port city of Rijeka is often overlooked in favour of more attractive rural locations nearby, but the pedestrian friendly centre is still just as impressive as any other Croatian city, bar the immaculate Dubrovnik. Even if you just get to pass through briefly, Rijeka has one or […]

Pula

Generally, we would advise getting a hire car in Pula, largely because public transport in Croatia is generally of a poor standard and badly organised. If you are just staying in and around the town itself, you’ll be fine, but making even short excursions to places like Rovinj is difficult to plan ahead without relying […]