Flights to Croatia - The Land of the Iron Throne
What if you get the chance to land in King’s Landing, a.k.a. Dubrovnik, Croatia? Well, an ardent fan of ‘Game of Thrones’ will surely relate to this. Croatia offers an exceptional combination of beaches, water sports, architectural excellence, historical riches, and delectable cuisine. An ancient feel is what attracts tourists from across the world to visit this unique country. National parks, medieval-period buildings and churches, vibrant metropolitan cities, and vineyards, are what comprise the wonders of Croatia.
Best time to visit Croatia
The varied terrain of Croatia accounts for its diverse climatic conditions. The mountainous regions experience an alpine climate, while the coastal regions have a Mediterranean climate. The country receives maximum rainfall during the months of October and November. The best time to visit Croatia is from May to June, when the weather remains pleasant and ideal to indulge in water sports.
How to reach Croatia?
There are no direct flights from any of the major cities of India to Zagreb, the capital city of Croatia. However, you can always opt for connecting flights to Croatia from London, which is the most common stopover for most international flights. British Airways, Air India, Air France, Qatar Airways, Jet Airways, and Gulf Air are the major international airlines which cater to this route. Franjo Tudman Airport located in Zagreb is one of the major airports of the country. It is well-connected by airport buses and trams to the main city. Other important airports of the country are in Dubrovnik and Split.
Hotels in Croatia
The cities of Zagreb, Split, and Dubrovnik offer both luxurious and budget-oriented hotels ranging from INR 2,000 to INR 10,000 (approx.). You can also opt for villas, which are popular accommodation options for tourists in the major cities of Croatia, along with Krk Island and Brac Island.
Places of sightsee in Croatia
Owing to its diversity, Croatia offers innumerable possibilities to its visitors. Whether you are a nature enthusiast, a history buff, or a sports maniac, a treat is awaiting you in this spectacular country.
The capital city of Croatia, Zagreb, has numerous tourist spots worth a visit. St. Mark’s Church, Museum of Broken Relationships, Croatian Museum of Naïve Art, Bundek, Art Pavilion, and Mimara Museum, are few of the popular places in the city. Historic fortresses like Lovrijenac and the medieval town of Korcula are the perfect locations to relive the story of ‘Game of Thrones’. Visit Diocletian’s Palace, Cathedral of Saint Domnius, Museum of Croatian Archeology, and Marjan in the city of Split. Sipan offers water sports like kayaking, sailing, and an unforgettable beach experience.
Must-buys in Croatia
Did you know that neckties were invented in Croatia? Take home some exclusively designed neckties from your visit to the country. Other must-buys are Licitar hearts, chocolates, and Glagolitic mementos.
Eating out in Croatia
Authentic dishes of Croatia include Peka, which is cooked on a bell-shaped lid placed on charcoal. Brodet – a fish stew, Hvarska gregada, Pasticada – a beef stew, Istarska jota, and Kremsnita are other delicacies of must-try.
•Which airlines offer cheap air tickets to Croatia?
From India, Air France and British Airways offer the cheapest airfares.
•What is the time difference between India and Croatia?
India is 4 hours and 30 minutes ahead of Croatia.
•What is the time taken to reach Zagreb from major Indian cities?
Delhi to Zagreb – 17 hours 30 minutes
Kolkata to Zagreb – 26 hours
Chennai to Zagreb – 22 hours and 30 minutes
Bangalore to Zagreb – 11 hours and 20 minutes
•Which are the major layover airports for connecting flights to Zagreb?
Major layover airports for connecting flights to Zagreb from Delhi are Paris, Amsterdam, Doha, London, and Moscow.
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