France vs. Croatia – Who Wins the Best Destination Award?

By Rohini Gulipilli

  ●   13 Jul 18

City & Culture


France and Croatia are set to face off in the FIFA final battle. No matter what’s the result of the World Cup, both countries have already won the hearts of soccer fans. But, off-field who has got the edge in natural beauty – France or Croatia? What’s your pick? Don’t take sides without going through the extensive France vs. Croatia guide that takes you on a virtual tour of these amazingly beautiful countries before we watch them on the field at Luzhniki Stadium, Moscow on 15th July 2018.

France vs Croatia – a Battle of the Famous Tourist Attractions

 Eiffel Tower vs. Euphrasian Basilica

Eiffel Tower, France

This is a beauty on France’s skyline. Eiffel Tower is the symbol and an irreplaceable fixture of Paris. You can savor the breathtaking views of the city at each of three levels of the tower& indulge in the fine dining above Paris at tower’s noteworthy restaurants while enjoying a scenic evening.

Paris, France

Things to do around the Eiffel Tower

  • Enjoy a fancy night on the tower
  • Taste the best street food in the rue Cler street.
  • Explore the Rodin Museum
  • Enjoy boat cruise
  • Climb the stairs of the tower to know its history

Euphrasian Basilica, Croatia

Recognized as UNESCO’s World Heritage list, the Euphrasian Basilica is a historic monument located in Poreč, Croatia. The well-preserved example of Byzantine architecture, the monument belongs to the 6th century. The most visited historical site in Porec, Euphrasian Basilica is a must-visit attraction for history and art buffs to explore its beautiful art pieces.

Euphrasian Basilica Complex in Croatia

Things to do around Euphrasian Basilica

  • Dino Park
  • Enjoy Porec beaches
  • Taste wine in the Agrolaguna region
  • Don’t miss fun time at Aquacolors waterpark

             Cévennes National Park vs. Plitvice National Park

Cévennes National Park, France

The wildest and unspoilt Cévennes National Park is a haven for adventure seekers, nature enthusiasts, and thrill seekers. Set in southern France, amidst highlands and breathtaking landscapes, Cévennes National Park allows you to enjoy its crystal clear rivers, limestone escarpments, picturesque villages, and much more.

Cevennes National Park, France

Where to stay?

  • Camping Huttopia – Millau
  • Camping Chantemerle – Florac
  • Le Refuge
  • Hôtel La Remise
  • Le Chalet du Mont Lozère

Plitvice National Park, Croatia

Encompassing steep forested hillsides, surrounded by emerald-blue lakes and waterfalls, Plitvice National Park offers an active holiday experience. Thanks to its lush green pristine nature, this national park is paradise for many wild animals and birds.

Plitvice National Park, Croatia

You can find a number of hotels on the edge of the park if you wish to spend nighttime.

Where to stay?

  • Rustic Lodge Plitvice
  • Ethno Houses Plitvica Selo
  • Plitvica Lodge
  • Etno Garden Exclusive
  • Villa Lika

                                 French Riviera vs. Korčula

French Riviera, France

Known for its glamour and beauty, French Riviera attracts rich, popular and everybody else. Find the glitzy and glamour beaches located near the French Riviera to experience the best beach time under the glorious sunshine. Cannes Film Festival and the Monaco Grand Prix are the most popular annual events that pique a number of travelers.


Things to do in French Riveria

  • Explore Nice’s flower market
  • Savor the sunset from a rooftop bar
  • Pay a visit to island fortress
  • Party at a festival (in the sunshine)
  • Watch ballet on the cheap

Korčula, Croatia

Korčula is a small island yet packs a bunch of activities to savor. Surrounded by the Mediterranean’s best waters, Korčula is a wonderful water playground. No matter which time of the day it is, Korčula Island is a picture perfect destination when there are walls around.

Korcula, Croatia

Things to do in Korčula

  • Drink local wine
  • Eat fresh seafood
  • Set sail for a while
  • Rent bikes and go exploring
  • Wander aimlessly in the streets of city center
  • Book a hotel in Korčula offering perfect ocean views


Besides these, we recommend you to explore the other top attractions of France and Croatia.

Top 10 attractions of France that you shouldn’t miss

  1. The Louvre
  2. Biarritz
  3. Mont Saint-Michel
  4. Palace of Versailles
  5. Fontainebleau Forest
  6. Grenoble
  7. Chambord
  8. Rhone Valley
  9. Disneyland Paris
  10. Montmartre

Top 10 attractions of Croatia that you shouldn’t miss

  1. Hvar
  2. Brač
  3. Diocletian’s Palace
  4. Northern Velebit National Park
  5. Vis Island
  6. Zagreb Cathedral
  7. Dolac Market
  8. Risnjak National Park
  9. Lotrščak Tower
  10. Lošinj

Rohini Gulipilli

For there's no greater love than the love for wandering – Rohini swears by this and follow this by heart. Her articles portrays the way she is – clear and confident.

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