Here is a list of travel books covering Croatia we highly recommend as preparatory reading, specially if you are a first time visitor. All can be found and ordered at Some music CDs of well known classical musician Mr Pogorelic are also listed.
Recommended Rab guide available at the local shops, written by the owner of Kristofor agency for the official edition of the tourist guides.
For basic information on the island see the online guide and look at our fotoalbum at Webshots.
Pictures are also available for download as screensavers.

For further info on music and croatian culture look at the links bellow.

Croatia (Through Writers's Eyes)
by Peter Frankopan (Editor), Francis Gooding (Editor), Stephen Lavington (Editor) 

Croatia: Travels in Undiscovered Country
by Tony Fabijancic 

Smart Travels Europe with Rudy Maxa Out of Rome, Croatia's Dalmation Coast NEW SEASON IV (2005) DVD 
~ Rudy Maxa 


The Best of Croatian Cooking (Hippocrene...
Pimsleur Croatian (Compact) 
by Pimsleur
Langenscheidt's Universal Dictionary...
Fodor's Croatia and Slovenia, 1st Edition (Fodor's Gold Guides) 
The Rough Guide to Croatia (Rough Guides)
Lonely Planet Croatia (Croatia, 2nd Ed)

Croatia in the Early Middle Ages: 
A Cultural Survey 
by Ivan Supicic

 Walking in Croatia 
by Rudolf Abraham 

 Croatia, 2nd: The Bradt Travel Guide by Piers Letcher 

A Mediterranean Feast: The Story of the Birth of the Celebrated Cuisines of the Mediterranean from the Merchants of Venice to the Barbary Corsairs, with More than 500 Recipes
by Clifford A. Wright 
Mediterranean Style (Architecture and Design Library.)
by Robert Fitzgerald 
Mediterranean Gardening: A Waterwise Approach
by Heidi Gildemeister 
European Menu Translator
  • The Cooking of the Eastern Mediterranean : 300 Healthy, Vibrant, and Inspired Recipes:

  • Olive Oil Cookery: The Mediterranean Diet )

  • Morlac, the Quest of the Green Magician by Gary Alan Ruse 
    Jason and the Golden Fleece: (The Argonautica) 
    The Bridge to Dalmatia: 
    A Search for the Meaning of Place
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    A Brief Excursion and Other Stories (European Classics (Evanston, Ill.).) 
    by Antun Soljan
    The Ancient Mediterranean
    by Michael Grant 
    Route 66 A.D. : On the Trail of Ancient Roman Tourists
    by Tony Perrottet 


    The Complete Odes and Epodes (Oxford World's Classics)
    by Horace, David West
    A Body in the Bath House
    by Lindsey Davis 
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    A History of Pagan Europe
    by Prudence Jones, Nigel Pennick 

    Shop at

    Forests of the Vampires: Slavic Myth (Myth and Mankind)
    by Charles Phillips, Michael Kerrigan
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    Thirteenth Night: A Medieval Mystery
    by Alan Gordon 
    Mirror Mirror: A Novel
    by Gregory Maguire
    A Love Divine
    by Alexandra Ripley
    More Readings: Contemporary literature from this part of the world ! - Webmaster's recommendation
    MUSIC - MUSIK - MUSICA: If you are a classical music fan, Rab offers a number of classical concerts during the summer season through RAB MUSICAL EVENINGS at the Holly Cross Church as well as regular evergreens and soft music concerts at the Paradiso Art Centre / Gallery/ Pizzeria.
    Tsunagari:Zagreb Saxophone Quartet with...
    Solisti di Zagreb: Tchaikovsky: Souvenir De...

    Songs Of Croatia: Klapa Singing from the Dalmatian Coast 
    ~ Klapa Cambi 
    Pogorelic, Ivo:
    Scarlatti: Sonaten
    Pogorelic, Ivo:
    Mussorgsky: Pictures At An Exhibition/Ravel: Valses nobles et sentimentales Mussorgsky: Pictures At An...
    Pogorelic, Ivo:
    Johannes Brahms: Pieces Op118
    Conductor: Vjekoslav Sutej, Performer: Dunja Vejzovic 
    Mercadante: La Vestale Mercadante: La Vestale
    Performer: Dunja Vejzovic:
     Brahms: Symphonies Nos. 1-4
    Buy croatian pop music:
  • Radio 101
  • Radio 101 streaming live
  • CULTURE related links:
  • Croatian pavillon on EXPO 2000
  • Summer festival Libertas Dubrovnik
  • Museum of modern art, Zg
  • Museum of applied arts, Zg
  • Miroslav Kraljevic Gallery
  • Antun Augustincic Galerie
  • croatian museums on the internet
     interactive CD Rom :  "Stories from Long Ago" 1st part 
     - made after beautiful stories  written by Ivana Brlic Mazuranic, ingeniouse croatian
     fairy tales  writer 
    languages available on CD:  DE, ENG, HR 

     Email the publisher to order abroad.

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