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Forbes Travel Guide editors suggest that the best way to see Croatia in one day is to visit the Istrian Peninsula. It’s lodged between Croatia and Italy, making it a perfect hybrid of the two — a dream spot for both beach lovers and gourmands. Once on Istria, go to the city of Rovinj. It serves as a great representative of Croatia and is a one-stop-shop for all the tastes, sounds and sensations of this densely textured country. Here, on the western coast and above an oyster-filled canal, Venice meets the Habsburgs; truffles, olive oil and wine meet great seafood; and old world Slavic ways intertwine with western European modernity.