Isabel Conway: Croatia’s rich coastal culture is music to the ears

A deluxe cruise along Croatia’s gorgeous Dalmatian Coast brings Isabel Conway from the city of Zadar where the Sea Organ, a sustainable art installation, riffs on the sounds of the waves, to Split, scene of several Game of Thrones episodes

Zadar old town at sunset from the tower of Zadar cathedral, Dalmatia, Croatia. Picture: Getty

Who would dare doubt legendary film-maker Alfred Hitchcock who proclaimed from his hotel window on Zadar’s waterfront that its sunset was the most spectacular on earth?

Having observed the evening sun dropping her fiery rays into the Adriatic Sea, the cinema maestro stood in front of the lens of a famous photographer the next morning and secured the coastal city’s future as a sunset superstar.

"Zadar has the most beautiful sunset in the world, more ...