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A family campervan roundtrip from England to Croatia

TripReporter’s regular testing family, Carole and Jason and their young boys Evan and Andy went on an exciting road trip with their VW campervan through ten countries, 2,920 miles and nine campsites. Find this content useful? Share it with your friends!

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Rijeka and the Gulf of Kvarner, Croatia

The cobalt waters are deep enough to accommodate large ships and Rijeka is the country’s main port.

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A weekend on Vis Island

A two-hour ferry ride from the city of Split, green and mountainous Vis is a gem of an island. A former military base, it’s only been open to foreign visitors since 1989, so it’s relatively undeveloped and unspoiled, while still having all you need for a comfortable stay.

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Exploring Rovinj Croatia’s little jewel

Croatia is blessed with some magnificent coastline and in Dubrovnik and Split, two outstanding destinations. Yet, away from Dalmatia and its tourists and cruise ships, the Istrian coast offers something very different. The olive oil, truffles and seafood are world-class. And here in the very heart of it is Rovinj , a town I have fallen head over heels for.

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Maistra Hotel Lone, Rovinj

Maistra Hotel Lone is a perfect example of the new face of Croatia. A country which has so much to offer yet struggled to adapt from its socialist roots.

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Tauck Danube River Cruise

The cruise was for many an opportunity to discover their roots, others to reminisce harder memories, and for all of us to discover fascinating parts of eastern Europe you might never think of visiting. It is in many ways much more satisfying than sea cruising for me, you get a better perspective of the land and a better understanding of the people behind the borders.

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