Here are some of the top area guidebooks on Croatia – books dedicated to areas and cities such as Istria, Dubrovnik, Dalmatia and Zagreb.


Piers Letcher & Sarah Parkes

One of Bradt’s first spin-off guides for Croatia (beyond their main guide on the country, of course), this is one of the few guidebooks on the Croatian capital. If you’re planning a trip to Zagreb, this one’s a must!


Piers Letcher

Another stunning guide from Bradt Travel Guides and from Piers Letcher, also author of the guide on Croatia.

DK Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guide: Dubrovnik & the Dalmatian Coast

James Stewart

Lays out things to see and do in Dubrovnik through a numbered ‘top 10’ format.

Croatia: Istria with Rijeka and the Slovenian Adriatic (Bradt Travel Guides)

Thammy Evans and Rudolf Abraham

Another of Bradt’s excellent travel guides to Croatia, this one is from exceedingly knowledgeable travel writer Rudolf Abraham – he really knows is stuff on Croatia! It helpful also includes sections on the Slovenia Adriatic too, so a great choice if you’re thinking of a two-country coastal holiday.