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first time to croatia

Hi , we ' re planning a beach holiday to croatia in June , but would like to be near a town too - any tips or advice on choice ? Is weather warm this time of year too? Thank you .

Split, Croatia
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Weather is great in June, very warm.

Ely, Minnesota
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for Dubrovnik
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Any idea what airport you will fly into in Croatia?

Brighton, England
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for Trogir, Ciovo Island
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June is a great time - long days, getting hot, sea warm enoughj for swimming. The Adriatic coast is 100s of miles long so your entry/exit points are important.

Florence, Italy
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Go to the island of Rab, find accomodation in the old town.

have a nice vacation!

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for Istria, Rovinj, Pula
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As Jude says it all depends on which airports you fly into and out of before anyone can give you advice. And yes June is a great month to be in Croatia.

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we are hoping to go to Dubrovnik in july with two 14 year-old boys who will be looking for water parks/swimming pools and some activities. the adults like good food some scenery - is there a good beach or should we stay out of the city - need some general advice. Thanks

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For N Irelander: Mali Losinj.


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Dubrovnik is a pretty 'happening' place; my (young adult now) kids would have liked it if I'd taken them when they were teens though. They would have been all over the ancient city; climbing around the wall and going up the chairlift etc as well as asking for boat trips to the nearby islands.

I don't remember a water park being there but I wasn't looking for one either this time around so don't quote that as gospel; perhaps make sure you have accoms with a pool. There are beaches that are fine; given they are 14 they may try to con you into the 'au natural' sections though LOL. :)

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Hi Swimer

Not sure what part of coast you are thinking of but we really liked the coast from Trogir up to Zadar (and Ciovo island just opposite Trogir had some okay beach spots too as well as a few just north of Trogir). Trogir is gorgeous; well worth a couple of nights at least (I could stay there quite a while)!

We also loved Omis, just south of Split and of course we enjoyed Dubrovnik heaps too.

I haven't been higher than Zadar so can't give advice further north.

Some of the islands like Hvar, Brac, Vis, Korucla, Mljet etc are lovely and have good smallish towns near to some nice (mostly pebbly) beaches. Towns we loved on the islands were Komiza at Vis, Milna at Brac, Vela Luka and Korcula town on Korcula. Just enough to do but easy to jump on a bike or hire a car and get to a secluded bay... :)

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