Croatia Konavle cyprus trees
Croatia Cavtat near the Konavle valley
Croatia white pimot grapes

Easily accessible from Dubrovnik, Konavle Valley is home to 33 villages and offers hiking, biking and horse-riding trails. However, it is the Valley’s growing wine scene that is attracting visitors, who come to sample Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon with the region’s excellent food scene.

8 days

West Balkans in a week

Croatia, Montenegro and Albania highlights
Dubrovnik (1 days) Konavle Valley (1) Bay of Kotor (1) Shkodra (2) Lake Skadar National Park (1) Lovćen National Park (1) Bay of Kotor (1)
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8 days

West Balkans wine and food

A culinary adventure through the Balkans
Dubrovnik (1 days) Bay of Kotor (1) Konavle Valley (1) Virpazar (1) Shkodra (1) Cetinje (1) Trebinje (1) Dubrovnik (1)
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  • Dubrovnik

    Dubrovnik

    The jewel in Croatia’s crown, Dubrovnik might just be one of the most picturesque cities in the world...
  • Rovinj

    Rovinj

    Rovinj’s egg-shaped peninsula houses it’s charming old town, where you can wander through cobbled streets, cosy squares and tasty restaurants...
  • Lovran

    Lovran

    Little-known to foreign tourists, Lovran is actually a town with a long history of tourism...
  • Zagreb

    Zagreb

    Croatia’s gritty capital mixes concrete slabs with old town glory, but its cafe culture is the main draw...
  • Istria’s hilltop villages

    Istria’s hilltop villages

    Many visitors to Istria confine themselves to the coastlines of Pula and Rovinj, but head inland to the greenery of its hilltop villages for a hidden treat...
  • Pula

    Pula

    The busy seaside town of Pula is best-known for its ancient Roman architecture, such as the Arch of the Sergii which dates back to 27BC...

Where to go in Croatia

Our recommended places

Dubrovnik

Dubrovnik

The jewel in Croatia’s crown, Dubrovnik might just be one of the most picturesque cities in the world. Explore the city’s ancient city walls and historic building, head up the hills to Mount Srd and dip your toes in the Adriatic Sea.

Rovinj

Rovinj

Rovinj’s egg-shaped peninsula houses it’s charming old town, where you can wander through cobbled streets, cosy squares and tasty restaurants.

Lovran

Lovran

Little-known to foreign tourists, Lovran is actually a town with a long history of tourism. Found on the slopes of the Ucka mountain, it’s worth visiting for the courtyards of the old town, proximity to national parks and excellent seafront.

Zagreb

Zagreb

Croatia’s gritty capital mixes concrete slabs with old town glory, but its cafe culture is the main draw. Whether you choose coffee or beer, grab a seat and spend some time people-watching.

Istria’s hilltop villages

Istria’s hilltop villages

Many visitors to Istria confine themselves to the coastlines of Pula and Rovinj, but head inland to the greenery of its hilltop villages for a hidden treat. Try the walled town of Grožnjan for art and music, Motovun for its 13th-century bell tower and Livade for black and white truffles.

Pula

Pula

The busy seaside town of Pula is best-known for its ancient Roman architecture, such as the Arch of the Sergii which dates back to 27BC. However, it’s most famous relic the 1st-century amphitheatre which dominates the city centre. Come in summer to see festivals and concerts in its spectacular setting.

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