CNN Travel has highlighted the availability of serene and less crowded European destinations that can be explored during the peak season of bustling crowds. Among these sought-after locations, Croatia has secured a spot on this list. This acknowledgment invites you to discover the enchanting allure of Croatia without the overwhelming masses, offering a unique opportunity to explore its beauty at your own pace.
3. Camargue, France
4. Alentejo, Portugal
6. Costa de la Luz, Spain
7. Aeolian Islands, Italy
8. Senja, Norway
9. Zadar Archipelago, Croatia:Nestled at the heart of the Croatian coast, the Zadar archipelago stands out as one of the premier recommendations. This picturesque cluster comprises approximately 300 islands, islets, and reefs, each boasting an unparalleled beauty that defines Croatia’s coastal charm.
Among its treasures, the archipelago houses a national park and a nature park, adding to its allure as a serene haven amidst the travel rush. In contrast to the bustling scenes of popular destinations like Split and Hvar, the Zadar Archipelago emerges as a tranquil alternative, beckoning travelers to immerse themselves in its unspoiled tranquility.
The principal islands beckoning exploration from Zadar encompass a range of choices, including Dugi Otok, Losinj, Susac, Silba, Molat, and Olib.
Stretching across an expanse of approximately 250 square kilometers, this archipelago forms a tapestry of enchanting isles, some inhabited, and all interconnected through the convenience of local ferry boats, promising an authentic island-hopping experience.
10. Pelion Peninsula, Greece
11. Coastal Albania
SOURCE: CNN Travel