his is a story about a land of a thousand islands, her magi-cal nature and rich heritage, her great men whose greatdeeds have forever etched the name of Croatia in large letterson the map of the world. This is a story about a land whosebeauties have been celebrated since ancient times. From Cas-siodorus who wrote of the divine life led by patricians on hershores, to Dante, who wrote his Divina Commedia. Enthralledby the epic scenes of the blue expanse, and all the way toGeorge Bernard Shaw, who found his paradise on earth righthere, Croatia has always been a place of true inspiration.Through the presentation of images of unforgettable scenesand incredible stories we have endeavoured to bring all thespecial qualities of this wonderful land that is our country asclose to you as possible. Indeed, in but nine fairytale-like chap-ters we have managed to lay before you only the pearls of herdiversity. Do not hesitate; descend the thousand-year-old stairsof a rich, turbulent and glorious history and discover destina-tions in which experiences of the warm, blue Mediterraneanare enhanced by the charm of the tranquil and picturesquegreen mountains in the north and the fertile golden plains inthe easternmost part of the land. All that you have dreamtof is now within reach. Browsing through the pages of thiscatalogue you are surely bound to find a place for your perfectholiday. Welcome to Croatia!
Land of diversity.