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Moon Croatia & Slovenia: With Montenegro: Beaches & Waterfalls, Coastal Drives, Castles & Ruins (Travel Guide) (Paperback)

Moon Croatia & Slovenia: With Montenegro: Beaches & Waterfalls, Coastal Drives, Castles & Ruins (Travel Guide) By Shann Fountain Alipour Cover Image
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Sun-drenched villages and warm beaches, thick forests and snow-capped mountains: Immerse yourself in a postcard come to life with Moon Croatia & Slovenia. Inside you'll find:
  • Flexible itineraries from one week in each country to two weeks in both, including a side trip to Montenegro, plus how to make the most of short stays in Zagreb, Dubrovnik, and Ljubljana
  • Suggestions for a Dalmatian Islands getaway and other day trips to escape the city crowds
  • Must-see highlights and unique experiences: Go truffle hunting in Istria or taste homemade vintages on an ancient wine route. Walk along the creamy stone and red-tiled roofs inside Dubrovnik's 15th-century walls or wander through Ljubljana's historic Tivoli Park. Leave crowded beaches behind and hire a boat to explore lesser-known islands. Wind your way up snowy Mount Sljeme, hike to caves and waterfalls in Croatia's Plitvice Lakes National Park or go rafting in Slovenia's Soca River
  • Expert insight on when to go, what to do, and where to stay from former Zagreb local Shann Fountain Alipour
  • Full-color photos and detailed maps throughout
  • Background information on the landscape, history, and cultural customs of each country
  • Handy tools such as visa information, Croatian, Slovenian, and Montenegrin phrasebooks
Experience Croatia & Slovenia your way with Moon's practical tips and local insight.

Looking for more sunshine? Try Moon Amalfi Coast. Heading east? Check out Moon Prague, Vienna & Budapest.

About Moon Travel Guides: Moon was founded in 1973 to empower independent, active, and conscious travel. We prioritize local businesses, outdoor recreation, and traveling strategically and sustainably. Moon Travel Guides are written by local, expert authors with great stories to tell—and they can't wait to share their favorite places with you.

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About the Author


Born in South Carolina, Shann Fountain Alipour has been traveling all of her life. She studied abroad in both Spain and Germany and has visited 35 countries - many of them before age 21. She speaks Spanish, Croatian, and rapidly declining French.

After graduating from Sweet Briar College, Shann owned a multilingual staffing company, tried her hand at corporate gifts, and taught Spanish (with occasional travel sabbaticals in between) before becoming a writer. She was a frequent contributor to Travel + Leisure and Condé Nast Traveler and her articles have also appeared in Hemispheres, Four Seasons Hotels magazine, and several other publications.

Shann began visiting Eastern Europe in 1992, immediately falling in love with Croatia. She traveled to the region 16 times before moving there in 2004. She lived in Zagreb until 2010 but continues to visit regularly, especially in the summers. She loves discovering the wine regions of Croatia and Slovenia, being at any island on Croatia's coast, eating Istrian truffle cheese, and spending time with local friends, both old and new. She moved to San Francisco in 2010 and lives with her husband and children who are also travel aficionados.

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Product Details
ISBN: 9781640497115
ISBN-10: 1640497110
Publisher: Moon Travel
Publication Date: April 25th, 2023
Pages: 496
Language: English
Series: Travel Guide