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Lonely Planet: Croatia Among Top 10 Destinations to Visit in 2016

Zadar (photo: European Best Destinations)

Zadar (photo: European Best Destinations)

Lonely Planet, the largest travel guide publisher in the world, have rated Northern Dalmatia in Croatia among its Top 10 Destinations for 2016…

Lonely Planet’s experts trekked the globe to select the best countries, cities and regions to visit in 2016 as it published its annual guide to the best-in travel today. Croatia’s Northern Dalmatia, which includes a number of islands and the city of Zadar, which was recently voted European Best Destination for 2016, came in at No.10 on the list.

Visovac in Krka NP (photo credit: Thinkstock)

Visovac in Krka NP (photo credit: Thinkstock)

Lonely Planet’s Best in Europe 2016

1. Peloponnese, Greece
2. Aarhus, Denmark
3. Venice, Italy
4. The Dordogne, France
5. Lviv, Ukraine
6. Warwickshire, England
7. Extremadura, Spain
8. East Coast Tenerife, Canary Islands
9. Texel, the Netherlands
10. Northern Dalmatia, Croatia



Northern Dalmatia is more than just Zadar of course, it also is home to the medieval town of Nin, Šibenik, the tumbling waterfalls of the Krka National Park and the islands Murter, Silba, Olib and Dugi otok.

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