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Fodor's Croatia and Slovenia (Fodor's Croatia & Slovenia)

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See concerts in a theater where gladiators once clashed, sun yourself on the best beach on the Adriatic, sail around an archipelago of almost mythical beauty, settle down in a Habsburg villa on a pristine beachfront, or quicken your heartbeat with the finest slow food in IstriaFodor's Croatia & Slovenia, 1st edition offers all these experiences and more! Our local writers have traveled throughout the area to find the best hotels, restaurants, attractions and activities to prepare you for a journey of stunning variety. Before you leave for your trip be sure to pack your Fodor's guide to ensure you don't miss a thing.

The San Francisco Chronicle sums it up best "Fodor's guides are saturated with information."

- We make every effort to bring you the most accurate and thorough book. Plus we provide timely updates about the area to Fodors.com.

- Unlike other travel books, Fodor's guides rely heavily on local experts who know the territory bestso you know you're seeing the real Croatia & Slovenia.

- We give you the planning tools you need to tailor your trip. We give options for all budgets. You make the choices.

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With Fodors you get much more than a guidebook–we make it easy for you to customize your dream vacation.

Visit www.fodors.com to find up-to-date travel bargains, mini-guides to worldwide destinations, information on local festivals, dazzling drives, maps, vacation planning tips and much more!

And, for more insider secrets, visit “Travel Talk” and “Rants and Raves” online at www.fodors.com/forums to get advice from other travelers like you.

Synopsis:

Fodors. For Choice Travel Experiences.

Fodors helps you unleash the possibilities of travel by providing the insightful tools you need to experience the trips you want. While youre at the helm, Fodors offers the assurance of our expertise, the guarantee of selectivity, and the choice details that truly define a destination. Its like having a friend in Croatia and Slovenia!

•Updated frequently, Fodors Croatia & Slovenia provides the most accurate and up-to-date information available in a guide book.

Fodors Croatia & Slovenia features options for a variety of budgets, interests, and tastes, so you make the choices to plan your trip of a lifetime.

•If its not worth your time, its not in this book. Fodors discriminating ratings, including out top tier Fodors Choice designations, ensure that youll know about the most interesting and enjoyable places in Croatia and Slovenia.

•Experience Croatia and Slovenia like a local! Fodors Croatia & Slovenia includes choices for every traveler, from sailing the Dalmatian coast to sunbathing on an Adriatic beach to walking among Roman ruins in Istria, and much more!

•Indispensable, customized trip planning tools include “Top Reasons to Go,” “Word of Mouth” advice from other travelers, and tips to help save money, bypass lines, and avoid common travel pitfalls.

Visit Fodors.com for more ideas and information, travel deals, vacation planning tips, reviews and to exchange travel advice with other travelers.

Table of Contents

Planning Your Trip

About This Book ............ 6

Whats Where ............ 7

Quintessential Croatia & Slovenia ............ 10

If You Like ............ 12

Great Itineraries ............ 16

When to Go ............ 22

On the Calendar ............ 23

Croatia & Slovenia

Chapter 1: Zagreb & Environs ............ 25

Zagreb ............ 28

Excursions North of Zagreb ............ 50

South of Zagreb Toward the Coast ............ 64

Lonjsko Polje ............ 69

Zagreb & Environs Essentials ............ 71

Chapter 2: Slavonia ............ 76

Osijek ............ 79

Bizovac ............ 89

Kopacki Rit Nature Park ............ 90

Vukovar ............ 92

Ðakovo ............ 95

Požega ............ 97

Bjelovar ............ 99

Slavonia Essentials ............ 101

Chapter 3: Istria ............ 103

Pula ............ 106

Vodnjan ............ 118

Nacionalni Park Brijuni ............ 119

Rovinj ............ 121

Porec ............ 127

Novigrad ............ 134

Umag ............ 136

Motovun ............ 137

Grožnjan ............ 140

Eastern Istria: Labin & Rabac ............ 141

Istria Essentials ............ 144

Chapter 4: Kvarner ............ 147

Rijeka ............ 150

Risnjak National Park ............ 160

Opatija ............ 161

Cres ............ 166

Lošinj ............ 169

Krk ............ 174

Delnice ............ 181

Rab ............ 182

Kvarner Essentials ............ 187

Chapter 5: Zadar & Northern Dalmatia ............ 190

Zadar ............ 193

Nin ............ 208

Sali & Telašcica Nature Park ............ 211

Murter & the Kornati Islands ............ 213

Paklenica National Park ............ 215

Pag Island ............ 218

Zadar & Northern Dalmatia Essentials ............ 222

Chapter 6: Split & Central Dalmatia ............ 226

Split ............ 229

Šibenik ............ 242

Prvic ............ 244

Krka National Park ............ 245

Trogir ............ 246

Omiš & the Cetina Valley ............ 249

Brac ............ 250

Hvar ............ 253

Vis ............ 260

Makarska ............ 262

Lastovo ............ 264

Split & Central Dalmatia Essentials ............ 266

Chapter 7: Dubrovnik & Southern Dalmatia ............ 269

Dubrovnik ............ 272

Lopud ............ 289

Cavtat ............ 291

Trsteno ............ 293

Ston ............ 293

Orebic ............ 294

Korcula ............ 297

Mljet ............ 302

Dubrovnik & Southern Dalmatia Essentials ............ 304

Chapter 8: Slovenia ............ 307

Ljubljana ............ 313

Maribor, Ptuj & Haloze Hills ............ 328

The Alps & the Soca Valley ............ 332

The Karst & Adriatic Coast ............ 344

Slovenia Essentials ............ 352

Understanding Croatia & Slovenia ............ 357

A Short History of Croatia ............ 358

Wine in Croatia ............ 365

Sailing & Cruising the Croatian Coast ............ 370

Croatian Vocabulary ............ 374

Slovenian Vocabulary ............ 377

Croatia & Slovenia Essentials ............ 380

Index ............ 407

About Our Writers ............ 416

CloseUps

Funny Felix ............ 37

Varaždins Guitar Great ............ 56

Bloody Easter ............ 67

A Bridge Is Born ............ 84

Off Limits ............ 91

Young Love ............ 94

A Wreck of a Vacation ............ 111

Barely Vacationing ............ 131

A Scent to Swoon Over ............ 139

Agritourism in Istria ............ 142

When It All Gets Too Much ............ 171

Zadars Court Phenomenon ............ 197

New Wave Music, Really ............ 202

Benkovac: Truly Off the Beaten Path ............ 210

White Gold ............ 220

Imperial Quirks ............ 237

Dubrovnik under Siege ............ 280

The Republic of Dubrovnik ............ 287

Slovenian Cuisine ............ 312

Maps

Croatia & Slovenia ............ 9

Zagreb ............ 32—33

Excursions from Zagreb ............ 51

Slavonia ............ 80

Osijek ............ 83

Istria ............ 109

Pula ............ 110

Rovinj ............ 122

Kvarner ............ 151

Rijeka ............ 154

Krk Town ............ 175

Rab Town ............ 183

Northern Dalmatia ............ 195

Zadar ............ 196

Central Dalmatia ............ 228

Split ............ 234

Hvar ............ 255

Southern Dalmatia ............ 271

Dubrovnik ............ 276—277

Korcula ............ 298

Slovenia ............ 310

Ljubljana ............ 317

The Krka Valley ............ 327

Maribor, Ptuj, and the Haloze Hills ............ 328

Triglav National Park & the Soca Valley ............ 333

The Karst Region & the Adriatic Coast ............ 344

Product Details

ISBN:
9781400019403
Publisher:
Fodor's Travel Publications
Subject:
Europe - General
Manufactured:
Fodor's
Editor:
Stallings, Douglas
Author:
Fodor's
Author:
Stallings, Douglas
Subject:
Europe - Eastern
Subject:
Travel-Eastern Europe
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Travel Guide
Publication Date:
20080531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
416
Dimensions:
8.00x5.28x.82 in. .93 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Fodors. For Choice Travel Experiences.

Fodors helps you unleash the possibilities of travel by providing the insightful tools you need to experience the trips you want. While youre at the helm, Fodors offers the assurance of our expertise, the guarantee of selectivity, and the choice details that truly define a destination. Its like having a friend in Croatia and Slovenia!

•Updated frequently, Fodors Croatia & Slovenia provides the most accurate and up-to-date information available in a guide book.

Fodors Croatia & Slovenia features options for a variety of budgets, interests, and tastes, so you make the choices to plan your trip of a lifetime.

•If its not worth your time, its not in this book. Fodors discriminating ratings, including out top tier Fodors Choice designations, ensure that youll know about the most interesting and enjoyable places in Croatia and Slovenia.

•Experience Croatia and Slovenia like a local! Fodors Croatia & Slovenia includes choices for every traveler, from sailing the Dalmatian coast to sunbathing on an Adriatic beach to walking among Roman ruins in Istria, and much more!

•Indispensable, customized trip planning tools include “Top Reasons to Go,” “Word of Mouth” advice from other travelers, and tips to help save money, bypass lines, and avoid common travel pitfalls.

Visit Fodors.com for more ideas and information, travel deals, vacation planning tips, reviews and to exchange travel advice with other travelers.

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