Situated in the Adriatic Sea, Croatia is absolutely beautiful. Croatia is well known for beautiful beaches, framed by turquoise waters, culture and historic buildings. If you are planning to visit Croatia on a budget, then we can help! Below we share some of the best things to do and places to see when on a budget!
Let’s take a look at some fantastic things you can do in Croatia on a budget!
Zagreb Cathedral & Old Town
If you somehow find yourself wandering around Zagreb for the day you have to head down to the Old Town and take in all of its glorious history. Best thing yet! It won’t cost you anything.
As you venture through the streets of Old Town, you can enjoy the huge selection of antique shops, local food and even chat to some of the locals about life on the beautiful Island. Located dead centre in Zagreb lies The Cathedral of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary and is actually the tallest building in all of Croatia.
The Museum of Broken Relationships
Looking for a romantic activity? The Museum of Broken Relationships is a museum dedicated to love. All of the exhibits on show are donated from people across the world that include love letters, wedding dresses, heirlooms and more. This is a completely unique experience that you won’t get anywhere else in the world and is extremely cheap. Get on down lovers!
The Mirogoj Cemetery
This cemetery dates as far back as the 19th Century and is home to the beautiful and historic vine covered architecture. Although not one of the more popular tourist attractions, people do visit to learn about past inhabitants.
The Mirogoj Cemetery dates as far as the 19th century as is the home some beautiful and historic vine ridden architecture. It’s not one of the most popular attractions for tourists, but it’s all personal preference at the end of the day!
The Zadar Symphony of The Sea Organ
Zadar is home to the iconic symphony of the sea organ, where you can quite literally hear the sea. This dates back to 2005 and was designed by local architect, Nikola Bašić. Beautiful to observe and really has to be heard on any visit to Zadar.
The Sea Organ located in Zadar is absolutely out of this world. Architect Nikola Bašić constructed this organ back in 2005 where you can literally hear the sea waves make musical notes. As the waves crash under the stairs, the air made from the waves pushing up through the cracks and creates the sounds of the sea. It’s unbelievable and a must see/listen to the Island.
The Beaches of Zadar
There really are many beautiful pebbles beaches for you to enjoy along the Zadar coastline. Just remember to pack your swimming costume and sun cream.
The Beaches of Croatia, in general, are actually mainly populated with pebbles and not golden sand, but the scenery and views the beaches have to make up for it hands down. Just don’t forget your sandals and sun cream!
The Dubrovnik Cable Car
No visit to Dubrovnik would be complete without taking a ride in the cable car. It reaches a whopping height of 800 meters and gives panoramic views of the city. Alternatively, you can climb the steps to the top, which will cost you absolutely nothing.
The Picturesque Island of Hvar
This beautiful and remote island can be reached via ferry from Split. It takes around 2 hours, but is well worth the adventure if you are based in Split and want to explore further afield but on a budget. Many ventures there because of the stunning views and numerous family attractions.