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  • Not a better place or a better host in all of Florence

    "How about a location steps from the Duomo with a terrace on the quiet side that essentially doubles the living space? Located on the main street, it is so easy to get to any of museums and sights. Lorenzo was extremely helpful, responsive and showed that he wanted our experience to be first rate (which it was). The kitchen isn't one that you would want to do lots of cooking in, but why would you? It was big enough and had all the things one would need. The place was clean, airy, secure and comfortable. We walked to/from the train station and didn't need to take a taxi. We liked that the location was close to things because it was easy to stop back for some rest and refreshment in the hot afternoons. It was just my wife and I and so we found the space plenty big, especially with the private terrace. I would not hesitate recommending this apartment to anyone."
    Guest: Sandy H. Date of Stay: September 2014 Review Submitted: October 24, 2014
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  • perfect holiday location on the llyn peninsula

    "Wonderful place to stay. Madryn Lodge is beautiful, full of character, lovely gardens with great views and walks in all directions. Everything you need is provided. Anna the host was so lovely and helpful if we needed anything. Central location for visiting the Llyn Peninsula. Within easy reach of beaches and all attractions. Didn't want to leave. A perfect week! I would definitely recommend to all."
    Guest: Paul P. Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: September 19, 2014
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  • Perfect Florence Vacation

    "This apartment is everything you want or need for a fabulous Florence stay. I traveled with 2 adult friends and we stayed here for 2 weeks. We found it clean, well appointed and it felt like home! Angela and her family were accommodating and very helpful. The location is accessible to a fully stocked market if you want to eat in or have a glass of wine on the roof top patio, which we did. The kitchen has everything needed for meal preparation. It is only a short walk to museums, the train station, and numerous restaurants, and Gelato. You can see everything in Florence without a car from this location. The rooftop patio was our favorite "perk" of the apartment with views of the Duomo and San Lorenzo you will never forget! I have traveled extensively and highly recommend this for anyone looking for an alternative to a hotel in Florence."
    Guest: Susan s. Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: October 29, 2014
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Croatia Travel Tips

Best Time of Year to Visit Croatia Vacation Rentals

Croatia’s climate is largely dominated by the warm Mediterranean Sea. The coastal areas in particular benefit from a relatively mild climate with warm, dry summers and mild, wet winters. Because it is drier, summer tends to be the most popular times to visit Croatia. Even though it gets hot, there is typically always a cooling breeze from the Mediterranean that provides some welcome relief. The summer months are from June to September and the peak tourist season is during the months of July and August. For those traveling to Croatia for its cultural and historic attractions, you can benefit from off-season rates. Many of the attractions are indoors so good weather isn't crucial to your trip.

Croatia Travel Attractions and Activities

Croatia is a spectacularly beautiful country. Tall mountains and high cliffs contrast with the calm turquoise waters of the Adriatic Sea. The result is a spectacular and dramatic coastline. Croatia is one of the Mediterranean’s most popular destinations for cruising. The more than 1,000 islands that are located off the coast, providing the perfect destination for sailing. You can charter a yacht with a crew or go sailing on your own if you have the required qualifications. In recent years, more dive sites are being opened up. There are impressive walls and drop-offs, a collection of ancient wrecks, and magnificent corals. For most of the summer, the visibility is good and the warm water temperatures complete the combination that makes Croatia an excellent scuba diving destination. You will need to obtain the necessary diving permits. Also be aware that there are some areas in marine reserves and near busy sea routes that are off limits for diving.

Fishing is another popular pastime and charters can be easily arranged at any one of the local marinas. On land, there are a wide variety of adventurous ways to explore Croatia. Guided horseback riding and mountain biking excursions are popular. There is also a wide range of hiking trails, and local outfitters offer guided multi-day excursions.

Croatia has a rich cultural heritage with a long and interesting history. The architecture in cities such as Dubrovnik dates back to medieval times and provides some interesting insight into the traditions and culture of that time. Many historic buildings have been destroyed through wars and earthquakes, and newer structures have been built in their place. The history of the country is evident throughout the towns, cities and villages. There are numerous interesting museums worth browsing and guided cultural tours can also be easily arranged.

Find a Rental Accommodation in Croatia

Perhaps one of the most convenient and affordable ways to stay in Croatia is to find a rental apartment. They are located along the coastline and in major cities such as Dubrovnik, Zagreb and Spalato. Rental homes are generally comfortably furnished and well equipped with most modern conveniences.

Cultural Enthusiasts Will Love Dubrovnik Vacation Rentals in Croatia

Dobrivnik is a well-preserved medieval city that is the cultural and historical hub of Croatia. The impressive city walls were built over a period of 200 years and are a major attraction in the area. Beautiful historical buildings include the 14th-century Franciscan Monastery, the Cathedral Treasury, and Onofrio’s Fountain among others. The medieval center of the city is an absolute treasure. The architectural styles and magnificent old buildings provide lovely photo subjects. There are several excellent museums where you can view exhibits of Croatian history and cultural traditions. One of the most impressive museums is in the Franciscan Monastery where there is an ancient working pharmacy dating back to the 14th century.

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