Wide clean beaches of the Adriatic sea, surrounded by rocks and fragrant pine-trees, curative mineral springs and hospitable kitchen – all of it is accessible to those, who will decide to visit Croatia. A republic is located in Western Europe, and in her composition – more than thousand islands. This country is known for an unique geographical location: it is here possible to lounge on a beach, then to visit impressive national parks, and upon completion – to drive on skis in snow-bound mountains.
Development of ferry infrastructure
A water report is perfectly put right in Croatia. Ferries are plied coast-wise sea Adriatic, providing connection with by a great number islands that enter in the complement of republic. There are lines of international and internal value. Ports are located practically in all metropolises of Croatia – Rijeka, Split, Dubrovnik, Zadar et al. Booking ticket on a ferry is needed beforehand, especially, if a trip is planned in a high season. In summer a time-table is actual with plenty of sending because of large stream of tourists.
Basic ferry routes of Croatia
The largest company that provides most of ferry transportations is Jadrolinija. International lines link ports of Croatia and Italy, among the most popular routes following:
- Zadar – Ancona ;
- Dubrovnik – Bari;
- Split – Stari Grad;
- Island Hvar – Ancona .
The ferries of local value carry passengers between a mainland and islands – Olib, Silba, Pasman, Solta, Mljet, Korcula, Losinj, Pag, Rab and many other. Reserving a ticket is possible on-line or to purchase directly in port. It is needed to take into account that the schedule of airlines changes two times in a year depending on passenger traffic.
Olive groves and vineyards, mountain and marine landscape, unique natural and historical sights, affectionate and warm Adriatic sea – all of it abandons the unforgettable impressions to each, who chooses a trip to Croatia. Mild climate, surprizing combination of mountain and marine air is created by wonderful terms not only for interesting but also for useful rest.