Croatia is considered one of the safest countries in the world according to The Global Peace Index 2017 produced by Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP), ranked 31 among 163 countries.
Croatia is one of the sunniest spots in Europe. You should expect 13 hours of sunshine a day in July. More than 10 million people choose Croatia for their holidays.
Croatia is the home of the tie, automatic pencil, parachute and other inventions which have transformed human existence, several of which are used in everyday life.… Croatia is also the birthplace of Marko Polo, Nikola Tesla, and many more outstanding individuals.
Croatia – a small country of World’s Greatest Technological Innovators
Aside from the beautiful coast and great cultural and historical heritage, Croatia has been recognized for innovation, global reference projects, export of the best business-technological practices, as well as great professionals recognized for their skills and expertise all over the world.
City of Zagreb
Zagreb, one of the oldest European cities, is not only administrative but also the economic, diplomatic and cultural capital of Croatia, with a population of almost one million.
It is also a university center with forty higher education schools and over 85,000 students, a city that is proud of its long history of education: the first secular city school was built in the middle of the 14th century, the first secondary school was founded at the beginning of the 16th century and in the second half of the 16th century, Zagreb had its first university.
Zagreb is a city of science and culture. The city has approximately fifty museums and galleries, as well as private art collections and about twenty theatres and music venues. Many open-air events and exhibitions are organized from spring to autumn. While walking down the streets of Zagreb, you can admire the architecture, which mostly dates back to the Austro-Hungarian Empire.
Even though Zagreb is a Central European city, in many ways, it has a Mediterranean way of life.
Great atmosphere and friendly local people are the biggest values of Zagreb.
Daytime is reserved to enjoy the works and crafts of local artists. The bar opens late in the afternoon and live music spices up the evenings.
Romantic ambient of the upper town Zagreb intensified by a glass of wine is what has made this “all-summer-event” the most popular getaway from the daily routine. It’s a sure way to forget you’re in a busy capital and a great chance to meet locals.
City of Šibenik
Šibenik is a city on the Adriatic coast in the picturesque and indented bay where the Krka river one of the most beautiful karst rivers in Croatia enters the sea.
It is also known as a gateway to the Kornati Islands. The 15th century stone Cathedral of St. James is decorated with 71 sculpted faces, and it has been on the UNESCO World Heritage List since 2000. Nearby, the Šibenik City Museum, in the 14th century Prince’s Palace, has exhibits ranging from prehistory to the present.
The white stone St. Michael’s Fortress has an open-air theater, with views of Šibenik Bay and neighboring islands. Šibenik is a city of great history full of modern attractions. Impressing charm of the old town takes your breath away. While the oldest monuments date back to the 11th century, the city development reached its peak in the late Middle Ages.
Today it offers a number of interesting places worth visiting