Via Adriatica Trail stage 6 – Out of the mountains and into the canyons

The sixth stage marks roughly the halfway point of Via Adriatica Trail. It leaves behind the Velebit mountain, and after passing through the canyon of the river Krupa, and the spring of the river Zrmanja, the trail reaches Knin,...

Via Adriatica Trail, stage 5 – Welcome to the wilderness of Velebit

The fifth stage of the Via Adriatica journey leads hikers to remotest, southernmost parts of Velebit. There are peaks that go as high as 1700 meters above sea level and with strange rock formations that have inspired folk fairytales....

The first stage of the Via Adriatica Trail – from dinosaur footsteps set in...

The opening stage of Croatia’s first long-distance hiking trail takes hikers through the eastern coast of Istria. This is a stage marked by history. From dinosaur footsteps and Roman settlements to Austro-Hungarian viewpoints, this stage reflects the rich and...

Planning to hike Via Adriatica Trail? Read this essential information

Active in Croatia met with Srećko Vukov, the creative force behind the Via Adriatica hiking trail. We covered the main conditions that hikers need to meet to be able to finish this adventure, what are the possible dangerous situations...

Hiking in Croatia – there are mountains and hills for everyone

Croatian mountains do not exceed 2000 meters in height, but the variety of landscape is fascinating. Due to the low altitude, most of the peaks are accessible, making them practically ideal for hiking.   By Martina Đođo/AiC The beauty of the...

Via Adriatica Trail – hundred peaks, one coast, more than 1000 kilometers of hiking

Via Adriatica is first long-distance hiking trail in Croatia. It goes all the way from the city of Pula in Istria to the southmost point near Dubrovnik through the mountains along the Adriatic coast. It covers 100 peaks –...
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[WHY AiC] Follow us and be – Active in Croatia!

Some seven years ago, I gathered a small, dynamic group of writers, photographers, videographers… We had few things in common - we all loved and practiced recreational sports, we were all runners, cyclists or triathletes. Another thing that we...

Visiting Croatia for the first time – this is what you have to know

Coming to Croatia for the first time? Here is some necessary information about the Republic of Croatia and the stuff essential for your trip.   Traveling to Croatia Croatia has nine airports. The biggest is near ►Zagreb, the capital city, and is...

Interesting things about Croatia you probably don’t know

Croatia is beautiful, especially the coast and the island. And while we all enjoy that, Odysseus might have not. That mythical Greek hero had a rather stressful trip home, and some historians say that Croatian islands caused him many...

The most beautiful Croatian cities

Croatian area has been inhabited since the prehistoric time. First settlements in Croatia were near rivers Sava, Danube and Drave, and in Istrian caves. All the way since then cities have been built in Croatia, so the architectural and...
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