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Know Before You Go | Croatia & Slovenia

Whether you're preparing for your upcoming Croatia & Slovenia adventure or just want to learn more about the Adriatic coast and Europe's easternmost Alps, we've got you covered. We've rounded up an array of useful resources, from a wildlife guide and packing tips to travel stories that will inspire your wanderlust.
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Places We Visit

Places We Visit

From the cascading waterfalls of Croatia's Plitvice Lakes National Park to Slovenia's castle-crowned Lake Bled, learn about the places you'll go on this nature adventure.
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Natural & Cultural Wonders

Natural & Cultural Wonders

This itinerary brings you from the shimmering waters of the Mediterranean to the glacial peaks of the Alps, exposes you to cultural riches and offers the possibility of seeing endangered wildlife.
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Conservation Highlight

Conservation Highlight

Conservation efforts to protect Eurasian griffon vultures around the Balkan Peninsula have seen success—the Croatian population has risen from 70 breeding pairs to 130 pairs.
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WWF Conservation

WWF Conservation

WWF Adria is dedicated to the sustainable management of water resources, forests and protected areas, and the conservation of the sea, rivers and wildlife, from lynx and bears to marine mammals. 
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Wildlife Guide

Wildlife Guide

From griffon vultures to golden jackals, many animals call the mountains, forests and coasts of Croatia and Slovenia home.
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Expedition Dining

Expedition Dining

Learn about traditional cuisine, the history of honey and sustainable dining experiences on Nat Hab's Croatia & Slovenia adventure.
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Reading List

Reading List

From Birds of Europe to The Balkans, A Short History, browse our helpful list of reading recommendations to fuel your excitement for a Croatia & Slovenia adventure.
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Adventure Details

Adventure Details

Our travel advice will leave you feeling prepared for a trip to Croatia & Slovenia, with tips on currency, electricity and languages.
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Weather & Climate

Weather & Climate

Find out the typical weather conditions in Croatia and Slovenia in this month by month breakdown of average temperatures and rainfall.
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Packing List

Packing List

We’ve made a comprehensive list of all the clothing and gear you’ll want to pack so you'll be well prepared for Wild Nature of Croatia & Slovenia.
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Travel Stories & Articles
Croatia’s & Slovenia’s Top National Parks for Nature Lovers

Croatia’s & Slovenia’s Top National Parks for Nature Lovers

—By Laura Kiniry
Together, Croatia and Slovenia are home to 9 national parks, some of which sit in close proximity to the breathtaking Dalmatian coast along the Adriatic Sea and others situated within Europe's easternmost Alps, rugged...
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Adventures in Dining: Croatia & Slovenia

Adventures in Dining: Croatia & Slovenia

—By Emily Goodheart
Nat Hab's tour of Croatia and Slovenia offers an intimate encounter with nature while exploring the cultural heritage and culinary highlights of these two Balkan countries. Dine on locally sourced gourmet fare at Michelin-star... 
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Slovenia: One of the World’s Greenest Countries

Slovenia: One of the World’s Greenest Countries

—By Cathy Brown 
How Slovenia, a tiny unspoiled mountainous country nestled between Croatia, Austria and Italy, has managed to stay relatively under the radar for nature tourism is a mystery. Three-fifths of this environmentally-friendly country is...
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The Via Dinarica: One of Europe’s Best Hiking Trails

The Via Dinarica: One of Europe’s Best Hiking Trails

—By Cathy Brown
When imagining hiking in Europe, images of the Matterhorn or the Dolomites may spring to mind. While absolutely beautiful with undoubtedly some of the best hiking views on the continent, treks around those...
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