The city of Varazdin is one of Croatia’s best-kept secrets. Once the capital of Croatia, Varazin is a charming and picturesque city worth visiting. Varazdin is quaint and inexpensive, remaining virtually unspoiled by mass tourism. It offers a historic core and Baroque architecture, including 11 churches, 3 monasteries, and a cathedral. Make sure to stop in the Main Square and Old Castle. The well-preserved castle contains a museum that highlights the town’s history of artifacts, paintings, and period rooms.
Šibenik is a historic city in Croatia, located in central Dalmatia where the river Krka flows into the Adriatic Sea. Šibenik is a political, educational, transport, industrial and tourist center of Šibenik–Knin County and also the third-largest city in the historic region of Dalmatia. It is the oldest native Croatian town on the shores of the sea.