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Costa Brava - Spain

Pinewoods, Cliffs, coves and beaches all make up the county of La Selva's coastal profile, the Tossa de Mar setting. The most southerly part of the Costa Brava gives tourists a great range of history, leisure and art on the Mediterranean Sea shores. This town located in the province of Girona normally makes available to travellers a varied range of accommodation which is made to measure for entire tastes. Another of the cultural riches of this place, the cuisine, will convince the highly refined palates.

Apella Beach In Karpathos Island, Greece

Karpathos is located in the most south area of Dodecanese complex, between Rhodes and Crete, and is the complex second largest island. Basically, it is said to be a mountainous island full of water springs, vineyards, pine-trees forests, fruit-bearing trees and olives as well.

The island's rock-caves are home to the Mediterranean seal known as Μonachus monachus, while, together with Kastelorizo, it's the only place where you can meet Mertensiella luscani, an amphibian species. Based on mythologically, Iapetos, who was the son of Uranus and also Gaea was the first to inhabit this great island.

Vis Island - Croatia

Here in Vis Island, swimming is an unforgettable experience thanks to the open sea clearness that surrounds it. Regardless of whether you are searching for an escape from the heat there by jumping into St. George's Bay itself, or you have simply abandoned yourself to the strong unusually currents and gentle caress of fresh water springs undersea in Molo Trovna or better: you're floating aimlessly on an inflated crocodile in the middle of Zoglov sand bay, Vis island's sea is what will remain in your memories and can't be expressed.

Porto Santo, Portugal

Porto Santo is a long beach with a little of an island attached. Together with soft white sands that's nine kilometres, you will discover only a handful of restaurants and hotels, making Porto Santo in 2016, one of the last Europe 'undiscovered’ resorts.

Cala Acciarino - Lavezzi Island, Corsica

The most amazing stories of the Lavezzi Island often start with "Once upon a time ". You have to be able to declare that once upon a time set your foot on the Lavezzi Islands, for you to enjoy "pure nature", on this land and under the waves as well. Beaches of small creeks and fine sand, Lavezzi is absolutely an extraordinary island formed out of granite blocks which are always immense, place on a natural arid landscape which is blessed with unusual rich marine life. You'll spend your day walking on land as well as diving in a relaxed environment, and escaping on board a boat for you to explore other islands of the archipelago, like Cavallo, Piana and Ratino.

No doubt, you won’t have any problem getting on the island of Cres. Although, Cres is not the most often visited island, it has got really good connections with the mainland and with neighbour islands.

All ferries that will help you get to the island of Cres are run by the Jadrolinija. So, you can choose where the most suitable for you to go from is. You can go from the city of Rijeka directly to the city of Cres. In that case, your trip will last for about one hour and fifteen minutes. This trip can be very pleasant in nice whether.

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About twenty minutes you will travel if you depart from Brestova (on the dry land close to Rabac) and dock in Porozina on the island of Cres. If you are already on theisland of Krk, you’ll have to go to the small town Valbiska and from there the ferry will get you in Merag on the island of Cres in about 30 minutes.

The island of Cres is the second by size after the island of Krk, between all of the Croatia’s islands. Cres is also connected directly to the island of Losinj by the mobile iron bridge that will safely take you over a narrow artificial canal.

There is also a good connection to the island of Cres from the capital of Croatia Zagreb. From Zagreb the bus departs in direction of the city of Cres and will get you there for about 4 and half hours. For this and other busses, try to contact Autotrans by phone or on the web.

If you are going to Croatia by a car, be sure to have a valid drivers licence and you will also need a green card of insurance. Watch out for the traffic in summer months – it can be very crowded on those roads, but there is no reason for panic.

If you want to avoid crowded roads and maybe you don’t enjoy ferries, in that case also the plane is a possibility. Namely, there are many regular flights to the airport of the island of Krk and to the airport in the town Pula. From those two destinations transport is organised to the hotel Kimen and also to the auto camp Kovacine.

In Croatia you will need for your expenses the Croatian money – KUNA. For 1 euro you’ll get about 7 kunas. Croatia is not an expansible country and everywhere you go, you’ll find good places to eat some of the delicious native food. People in Croatia usually speak English, often also Italian and German language and are very friendly and the most often prepared to help on everything – either to find a spot on the map or lead you to the best beach or place to eat.

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