Although Croatia is no longer the relatively untouched corner of Europe that I first visited in the noughties, it is nonetheless a beautiful and historic destination.
Game of Thrones fans will not need an introduction to Dubrovnik. Split, a popular port of call for Adriatic cruise ships, is the jumping-off point for adventures on the islands off the Dalmatian Coast.
CROATIA IN A NUTSHELL
- Capital: Zagreb
- Currency: Euro (EUR)
- Population: 4 million
- Official language: Croatian
- Time zone: UTC+1
SOLO TRAVEL RATING
- Solo travel rating: 4 out of 5
- Risk to women travellers: Low
- Travel costs: Moderate
- Recommended for first-time solo travellers: Yes