Split is without any doubt one of the most magical cities we’ve visited. No wonder they chose the UNESCO World Heritage classed Diocletian’s Palace – the historical nucleus of Split – as filming location for Game of Thrones. The Roman and medieval ambiance is evident everywhere you turn.
Here are the best places to discover the Game of Thrones sites in Split and beyond – and where you can learn more about its fascinating history.
Motovun is a picture perfect hilltown, nestled in the Tuscany-looking landscape of northern Istria.
While Central Istria took us by surprise with its many picturesque hilltowns adorning the beautiful, undulating hills, the hilltop village of Motovun is no stranger to fame.
Many consider Motovun the most beautiful of the Istria hill towns, and we’re inclined to agree with them. Here’s why:
Many of the hill towns of Istria are the prettiest when approaching them. They crown the hills with their medieval walls and pencil shaped clock towers, looking like a finger stating: “Here we are. We conquered this hilltop.”
Grožnjan is more than pretty on the outside, it’s an artist colony inside as well. Despite its relatively small size, you can both get lost in its labyrinthical cobbled streets and enjoy gorgeous views of the hilly landscape of Central Istria.
Majestic, Victorian buildings. A luxurious promenade that meanders along the rugged coastline. Parks, that just as well could be found in Vienna. Opatija looks like no other town on the Istria, or even Croatia.
Once the preferred summer resort of the aristocrats of Austria, this enchanting seaside city has an elegant air to it, and invites you to stroll along the Lungomare for hours.
Discover with us Opatija: Queen of Kvarner Bay.
Ever dreamt of spending the winter in a Roman Emperor’s oceanfront palace, enjoying both nature, history and the seaside? While some keep on dreaming, full-time nomad Jocelyn Garwood turns her dreams into reality and shows us the beauty of Croatia’s seaside stunner; Split.
This millennia old city, once an Adriatic pearl in the Roman Empire, is now a World Heritage treasure that you surprisingly can savour for yourself when visiting at just the right time.
The most beautiful and quietest rally in the world finished on Saturday, June 11th 2022 in Zadar on the location of “the most beautiful sunset in the world” as Alfred Hitchcock once so eloquently put it.
After 7 days of driving through the sun-kissed landscape of Croatia in silent electric vehicles, while demonstrating their driving skills on different occasions, the winner was pronounced.
The black cars move fast and silent along the sunsoaked coast of Croatia, reflecting the blue of the ocean. There are no loud engines, no nauseating petrol fumes. Only the sound of the ocean – and bystanders cheering the cars on.
The Nikola Tesla EV Rally Croatia 2022 is well underway.
Discover a unique race, only for electric vehicles, in the homeland of Nikola Tesla. A race, where YOU are invited to join!