Dalmatian coast will be probably your destination and I'm sure this map of Dalmatia, can serve to decide which part of the Adriatic, is for you.
Dalmatia, as the most visited tourist Croatia's region, consists of three areas, substantially not very different between them. Looking at the Croatia's map, Dalmatia is a stretching coastal belt, about more than 400 km long and approximately 70 km wide.
Dalmatia is divided in three areas, beginning from north with Northern Dalmatia, continuing with Central Dalmatia and ending with Southern Dalmatia. See the Google Dalmatia map!
The capital of Dalmatia is Split city, which is also the second largest city after Zagreb, Croatia's capital.
Northern Dalmatia refers to the part of Dalmatia, between the island of Pag in the northwest to the town of Primosten in the southeast.
Zadar and Sibenik are two main cities of this region. This is an area of several National Parks like Paklenica National Park, Kornati islands, Krka river and Plitvice Lakes National Parks.
Zadar and Sibenik islands archipelago offers some of the Adriatic’s most secluded and intact island villages. Islands like Pag and Dugi Otok (Long island) are famous off the beaten track destinations for a complete relaxation.
Split region is the largest Croatian county with the total area of 14106.40 km2 . The whole area including islands makes 8 % of Croatian Republic surface and the 30.8 % of the sea surface. More info you can find on this website!
Most of the area belongs to hinterland ( 59.88 % ) , while only ( 19 % ) of the surface to the Central Dalmatian islands. Geography is located in the central part of the Adriatic coast. It stretches from Vrlika in the north to the furthest Croatian island of Palagruza in the south and up to Vrgorac to the east.
Split county or Central Dalmatia runs from old town of Trogir in the north-west to Ploce in the south-east and includes the large islands of Brac and Hvar as well as the smaller islands of Vis and Solta.
Only 80 km south of Split spreads a famous Makarska Riviera with the most beautiful beaches. Roman ruins, fabulous beaches, old fishing ports, medieval and Renaissance architecture make Central Dalmatia one of the best region to combine summer vacations with historical discovery.
Southern Dalmatia runs from Ploce in the north to the Montenegrin border in the south. So called Neum corridor splits Central and South Dalmatia. This corridor is a short border between Croatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina. Find out more useful information about Neum corridor rules. Do you need a visa? Do you need insurance and how to avoid this corridor?
This warm and sunny region is a flourishing region of coves, woody islands like Mljet (National Park of Mljet) , Korcula island and Peljesac peninsula and Dubrovnik, the pearl of the Adriatic coast.
There are only few cities in the world that can match up to this unique town with its massive city walls with immense artistic heritage available to anyone.