Previous Next 1/40 @ Neonshot Island hopping by car is just as rewarding as by boat 2/40 @ Birute Vijeikiene Southern Croatian road trips end at Dubrovnik bridge, the city's grand entrance 3/40 @ Ekaterina Kondratova You can't go wrong with a drive down Croatia's iconic coastal road known as 'Jadranska Magistrala' 4/40 @ Vampy1 Lovely land on one side, stunning sea on the other 5/40 @ Olexey Nikonchuk The hilly paths of the Velebit mountain range are magical 6/40 @ Ievgenii Biletskyi Boats and cars meet at many of Croatia's coastal bridges 7/40 @ Frank Fischbach A sunset - the perfect top off for a road trip to Krk island 8/40 @ Mykhaylo Feshchur Adriatic sea gleams through your left-side window, mainland Krk through your right 9/40 @ Time Out Pro tip: hidden beaches can be discovered along seaside roads 10/40 @ Taneli Lahtinen The Lika region is sure to delight on any road trip from inland Croatia to the coast 11/40 @ David Boca At sunset, the highways empty out as the skies light up 12/40 @ Zrinka Maček The wonderfully winding roads of Dalmatia 13/40 @ Rajko Peranić (Drive with me Zvonimir Jurčić) Pag island's stretching moonscape can be seen panoramically by car 14/40 @ Jeswin Thomas Zadar County is rife with picture-perfect road trip photo ops 15/40 @ Natalia Bratslavsky The sea peeks out of almost every main road on the Dalmatian coast 16/40 @ Taneli Lahtinen Lika-Senj County, much of it forested, has a delightfully rocky side too 17/40 @ Taneli Lahtinen Many of Croatia's roads evoke a feeling of peace 18/40 @ Natalia Bratslavsky Crossing the Velebit mountain range garners an ocean-view reward 19/40 @ Yuriy Brykaylo The must-see Makarska riviera is a key part of any coastal road trip 20/40 @ Jiri Doležal This view awaits on a road trip to Rijeka, peeking out from the background 21/40 @ Davor Šopar Croatia's main highway, A1, promises pretty panoramas 22/40 @ Flickr (RAW Community) Why not road trip around an island like beautiful Brač? 23/40 @ Nadtochiy Some sunsets simply require a photo-op stop 24/40 @ Valery Shanin Ferries are here to transport cars to islands, like Rab (pictured), so the road trip can go on 25/40 @ Pinterest Scenic drives across Pag island can't be missed 26/40 @ ChPflügl Villages slightly inland from the Dalmatian coast, like Ostrovica (pictured), are delightful discoveries 27/40 @ Jack Woodward Snaking streets lead to the lovely Krka National Park 28/40 @ Ekaterina Kondratova Coastal summer road trips include many shades of green, along with the Adriatic's blues 29/40 @ Time Out Mountain marvels surround many of Croatia's roadways 30/40 @ Ievgenii Biletskyi Some of the best Croatian nature can be seen by car 31/40 @ Artur Nyk Mountain slope roads seem surreal 32/40 @ Ante Kante Hvar island road trips are made even better by vintage car 33/40 © Totalno The gorgeous roads of the Gorski Kotar region showcase mountains and lakes 34/40 © Lara Rasin Why not pull over and bungee jump? Šibenski bridge is a great spot to do so 35/40 © Ivo Biočina / Croatian National Tourist Board Golden Slavonian fields surround Croatia's easternmost roads 36/40 © Joseph Costa The bridge crossing to Dubrovnik shows the best of both worlds, mountain and sea 37/40 © Lara Rasin Winding up Velebit means unobstructed views of the landscape below 38/40 © Branimir Balogovic A northern Croatian road trip mandates lovely crossings over the Drava and Sava rivers 39/40 © Međimurska Županija Međimurje, Croatia's northernmost region, promises an unforgettable road trip 40/40 © Time Out Endless vineyards flank the wine roads of Pelješac, a peninsula in Dubrovnik-Neretva County
Renting a car during your Croatian vacation is the perfect way to discover the country's hidden secrets and experience its vast landscapes. Head on a virtual tour, or plan a future journey, with our gallery of 40 photos showcasing Croatia's most beautiful road trips.