5 small cities to visit in Croatia

1. HUM, Istria -  Hum is famous for being the smallest city in the world. It is situated in central part of Istria with less than 20 citizens.
Although there are only dozens of small grey stone houses, during the high season this city is swamped with tourists.
Cathedral dedicated to St Jerolim whose walls are painted with 800-years-old frescoes.

5 small cities to visit in croatia hum

2. NIN -  the town that lies on small island in the middle of shallow lagoon. Opposite to its size the town of Nin has had a gigantic role in Croatian history;
it was the cradle of Croatian State and the oldest royal town. Population is a bit more than 1000 citizens. City’s historical center spreads on only 500 m in
diameter and is surrounded by sand beaches and connected with the mainland by two medieval stone bridges.
Town was colonized in 7th century and its oldest building dates from 9th century – The Church of the Holy Cross. CAVTAT

 5 small cities to visit in croatia nin

3. SKRADIN – belongs to Sibenik and Knin county, central Dalmatia. Population less than 4000 people and situated in proximity of National Park Krka.
It was inhabited by the Illyrian tribes; Roman military center, siege of Croatian royal family in 16
th century. Its geographical position brought Skradin
wealth and glory. Skradin is a small Mediterranean town, paved narrow streets, 
13th century fortress and 18h century catholic cathedral dedicated to
the Blessed Virgin Mary.


4. OMIS – situated in vicinity of one of the biggest cities of Croatia Split surrounded by massive mountains. Omis today is a peaceful small
town with population of 15000 people wasn’t that peaceful in the past, it used to be the siege of notorious pirates of Omis. Churches and
testimony of Omis’ turbulent history.

 cetina omis

5. CAVTAT – ancient Epidaurum used to be strong Roman settlement on the Adriatic coast, completely destroyed in 7th century.
Unfortunately there are no remains of the old port (just one part of the ancient aqueduct but quite impossible to see) and Cavtat today is small resort
with population of 2000 people that triples during the high season. St Nicola’s church, Franciscan 
Monastery and Family Racic mausoleum are places
not to be missed.