Newspaper article Daily Examiner (Grafton, Australia)

The Dalmation Coastline Is a Great Spot to Explore

Newspaper article Daily Examiner (Grafton, Australia)

The Dalmation Coastline Is a Great Spot to Explore

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Byline: Corey Bertalli Manger Grafton Travel

WE ARE all looking for that special place when we travel. A place that will stick in your memory for years to come. There are many beautiful places to visit in Europe but you will be hard-pressed to find a better part of Europe than the Dalmatian Coastline. This relatively unknown coastline is found in the region of the eastern coast of the Adriatic Sea, in Croatia. It stretches from the island of Rab in the northwest to the Bay of Kotor in the southeast. The quaint small towns and villages that are dotted along the coast include Zadar, Split, Hvar and Dubrovnik. Dubrovnik being the largest of the cities and a great starting point with daily flight into and out of the city.

The tourism market in Croatia is now a big money spinner for the country. The conflict and turmoil that tore this part of the world apart is now a distance memory of the past although the scars are still there to see. There are three main ways to see this part of Europe you can drive yourself, however if that fills you with fear then there is always a coach Tour. Insights Vacations is a coach company that will take you around on a luxury coach. They have a couple of great itineraries that focus on this region especially and the last option is a cruise.

To drive in Croatia you will have to be comfortable with driving on the right hand side of the road. The best way to see the Dalmatian Coast is to travel along the coastal road which winds around the countless bays and indentations of the Croatian coast with very little opportunities to overtake. Croatian lorry drivers are very considerate, if they see a clear passage ahead for you to overtake they will flash their indicators, but many drivers take horrendous risks overtaking and you always have to expect that a car may come round the bend on the wrong side of the road. …

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