Croatia has a spectacular coast and more than 1200 islands, of which only 66 are inhabited. For all those who plan on visiting Croatian islands can be quite challenging which one to choose as their next holiday destination as each one is more spectacular than the next one. Many of them are often listed on numerous “must-visit islands” lists in diverse prestigious international travel magazines. This time the Insider travel, one of the world’s leading travel web magazines, made an interesting list of “17 tiny European islands that you’ve probably never heard of, but should definitely visit” and there are two Croatian islands on the list – Mljet, and Vis.
“With just barely 1,100 inhabitants, sleepy Mljet is a place of serenity and tranquility. Almost 90% of the island is covered in forest, and a huge national park offers miles of scenic walking trails.” – the Insider travel about the island of Mljet.
The island of Mljet will offer you a scenery that will remain imprinted on your mind forever. It is a perfect place for those in search of a unique experience. Especially the National Park which is one of the most spectacular national parks in Croatia and it is well worth visiting.
“Vis, the furthest island from the Croatian mainland, is known for fabulous local wine, fresh seafood, and exciting nightlife activities. Its dramatic scenery evokes an aura of mystery that would fit a James Bond hideaway.” – the Insider travel about the island of Vis.
Vis is a small island in Central Dalmatia, known for its stunning landscape, amazing caves, beautiful beaches like the Stiniva beach, cultural heritage and gourmet delights. It is a perfect place for those in search of relaxation, excellent food, and wine. The island’s two largest settlements are the town of Vis and Komiža, where you can discover the rich cultural heritage of the island as it has been inhabited since the Neolithic period.