Croatia is a country of monuments from the past.It is a historical land where different cultures, religions, and traditions met and intermingled.There are significant differences in the relief of the country from north to south.In the north there are lowland hills with a continental climate.The flora is rather rich.The further south you go, the more the landscape changes.There are more steep mountains and cliffs.The coast of the Adriatic sea is very diverse and there are more than 1185 islands,islets and reefs, most uninhabited and preserved, perfect for eco-tourism.Some of the best-known resort towns along the Dalmatian coast are Dubrovnik, Split, Šibenik and Trogir,all of them listed on the UNESCO World Heritage List. The sun,pine-trees, palms,no industry on the coast,rare flowers, clean rivers, fresh air, the crystal-clear waters and beaches miles-long,croatia has been a charming destination for tourists for centuries.Tourists come to Croatia to enjoy crystal water and fresh air. In 1999, Croatia won three international awards for the cleanest waters in the Mediterranean.Getting to Croatia is simple, whether you travel by air, train, ship or car. All major US and European carriers connect with Croatia Airlines through European gateways. The Croatian ferry system connects the Adriatic islands to the mainland as well as to Italy. English is widely spoken. Numerous first-class and deluxe vilas as well as quaint bed and breakfast type accommodations are available. Some of the best places to stay are the new chic and exclusive "apartmant" vila opening up throughout Croatia. Various programs to Croatia include escorted tours, religious pilgrimages, eco-tourism packages, city and apartments packages, special-interest tours and adventure programs (hiking, biking, canoeing, ballooning, bungie jumping , fishing, night life,swimming,diving...).