Trogir is a hidden gem in Croatia. It is about an hour's ferry ride or bus from Split. Again, the streets and buildings are made of ancient limestone and marble. The entire city is walled, and there are beautiful promenades that surround several yachts.
While in Split, I took two separate day trips. One to Krka, and one to Trogir. Both were beautiful and totally worth the expense. Krka is worth seeing. It is not as big as Plitvice, but has less people and a very educational section in which you learn all about the mills in…
Split, first and foremost, is a beach town. It has tons to do, and it has a reputation of being relaxing and wonderful. I scheduled five nights here, and I’m so glad I did. There is so much to do, and I really needed to rest after the action-packed adventure that was Dubrovnik. While…
Anyway, upon arrival, the old flip-flops, limestone-marble streets and rain were a deadly combination. I gave up walking like a regular human being and opted instead to skate.
Zagreb, the capital of Croatia, is beautiful, inexpensive, and convenient. You can fly into Zagreb, and catch buses to every other major city, and it's the closest ride to Plitvice National Park.
Experiencing Plitvice is worth any price you need to pay. It is absolutely gorgeous.
Croatia is an incredible country with beautiful cities, plenty of nature, and great beaches. If Croatia is not on your itinerary, you need to add it as soon as possible. You won't be disappointed.