High Angle View Of Boardwalk Over Lake At Plitvice Lakes National Park

Croatia From Above

Incredible aerial views of a country brimming with beauty.

Just across from Italy on the Adriatic Sea, Croatia is a Mediterranean paradise where travelers can get in touch with their inner explorer. With more than 1,000 islands lining its coast (most of them uninhabited), this serene escape boasts sapphire-blue waters, white pebbly beaches, and ancient architecture worthy of the cinematic treatment (it’s no wonder that one of its cities is a major filming location for “Game of Thrones”). Here, a bird’s-eye view of the country’s vast beauty.

GO CHASING WATERFALLS Baia Dzagnidze / EyeEm GO CHASING WATERFALLS A grand view of Plitvice Lakes National Park, located in Central Croatia. The heavily forested area has 16 mineral-rich lakes that are connected by a series of waterfalls and cascades. WHEN IN PULA Siarhei Kelnik / EyeEm WHEN IN PULA Constructed in the 1st century AD, the Pula Arena (pictured here in the evening sun) is one of the largest remaining Roman amphitheaters that's almost entirely preserved.

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Mark A Paulda/GARDEL Bertrand PRIVATE ISLAND Simone Simone PRIVATE ISLAND A lonely lighthouse on Kornati Island. LAND OF 1,000 ISLANDS DKart LAND OF 1,000 ISLANDS More beautiful ocean views. THE OLD COUNTRY Tu xa Ha Noi THE OLD COUNTRY A "dragon's eye" view of the old Croatian town Dubrovnik. Look familiar? Dubrovnik doubles as King's Landing on the wildly popular HBO fantasy epic "Game of Thrones."
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Biletskiy_Evgeniy/mbbirdy HIGH RISE Anna Gorin HIGH RISE Another view of Dubrovnik from above. HOLY WATER rusm HOLY WATER A serene view of the Visovac Monastery, an Augustinian church located within the country's Krka National Park. SEA SHORE Chandler Borries SEA SHORE The crystal blue coastline of Hvar Island.



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