Tourism in Croatia continues to be on the rise as more and more travelers are quickly discovering the beauty of this country. The Mediterranean coastline of Croatia is stunning featuring thousands of small islands and inlets, and breathtaking cliffs to the Adriatic Sea. The country also boasts an impressive eight national parks, which all offer something special and unique. Beyond the beautiful landscape, Croatia has many cities rich in history as it was built on the remains of the Byzantine Empire. These ancient cities include Croatia's capital of Zagreb, and the walled cities of Split and Dubrovnik. With the wonderful Mediterranean climate, traveling to Croatia is a must at any time of the year.
The Czech Republic is a landlocked country with a rich landscape filled with rolling hills, rivers and lush countryside. The capital city of Prague has become exceedingly popular for tourists due to its beautiful historical buildings. This former capital of the great Bohemian Empire features buildings which vary from Romanesque architecture to neo-classical. Beyond the capital city there are vineyards and castles in the countryside of Moravia, and many national parks to explore.
Greece is a picturesque country that is composed of thousands of islands that are covered in mountains and surrounded with beautiful coastlines. Beautiful scenery is just one part of a Greece vacation, however. The country has no shortage of ancient ruins to explore. Athens is home to famous ruins such as the Parthenon and Acropolis, stoic reminders of Greece’s long ancient history. Whether island hopping, walking through ruins or traveling the olive groves of the countryside, Greece offers something for every traveler.
Over the centuries, Bulgaria has been the home of many different civilizations, from the Thracians three thousand years ago to the Ottoman Empire in the 20th century. This long and diverse history has contributed to the unique culture of Bulgaria today. The Balkan Mountains run through the middle of the country creating a beautiful, rugged landscape accented by rivers and plains. In the capital city of Sofia, which has been inhabited since as early as 7000 BC, the rich history of Bulgaria is evident through the historical buildings.
Largely considered an off-the-beaten-track country for tourism, Romania hosts an abundance of culture, history, and experiences waiting to be explored. Home to the Carpathian Mountains and the Danube River, Romania offers travelers several outdoor adventures. Throughout the country, you will be able to spot Medieval castles and villages on rocky hilltops; Romania is, after all, the home of Count Dracula. The people of Romania are very friendly and are filled with folklore from their proud past. Find your adventure in the countryside or in cities like Bucharest.