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Cycling in Croatia
Croatia In A Nutshell
I don't know what to recommend for Croatia. The area I cycled in was nicely flat but physically dull. The coast is extremely beautiful but tales of heavy traffic abound. Go to Zagreb. Its wide, flat streets make it easy to cycle around. And visit the Museum of Broken Relationships.
When I Went To Croatia
6th - 10th September 2012
Where I Went
Croatia is a very attractive country. Unfortunately I can't prove that to you because the part that my tour went through was a bit flat and dull. The Plitvicka National Park is gorgeous as is the coast, although reports are that traffic is bad. The islands are also very beautiful although I don't know how feasible it would be to tour them by bicycle.
Croatia's Road Quality
Surfaces were good but the roads tended not to have verges. On longer, straight roads, oncoming cars will overtake regardless of your presence. Sometimes this means getting off the road entirely to avoid being hit.
Croatia's Accommodation & Costs
Outside the capital Zagreb, my two hotels cost €36 and €40. Zagreb was 20% more.
German is more useful than English, especially on the coast.
Reasons To Go To Croatia
A massive coastline, relatively good value, Zagreb and the Museum of Broken Relationships.
Your Opinions & Questions
Have you cycled in Croatia? Tell me what you think and I'll include your comments here. Also, if you have a blog, web site or Facebook page that includes an account of your trip, send me the URL and I'll include a link below. Include your name if you want your comment to be attributed to you. Or do you have a question about Croatia? Ask me and if I can answer it I'll add the information to the page.
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