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[23 Nov 2011 | No Comment | ]

The perfect choice for anyone who wishes to escape the city bustle and the fast way of life today are the beautiful and hidden Mediterranean islands without crowds and tourists, which offer a beautiful holiday in natural surroundings. Recently, the Financial Times included the Croatian island of Vis among the five island pearls of the Mediterranean.
The Dalmatian island of Vis is less visited and almost escapes the crowds of the tourist season, leaving guests of this beautiful place to enjoy its natural beauty. Even though Vis has more than enough …

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Following the example of the wine roads that Istria, Hrvatsko Zagorje and some other areas of Croatia are famous for, Gorski Kotar has its own ‘Mountain Fruits Road’ which connects the local indigenous product producers. A network of ten destinations with an attractive offer of local produce for tourists has been created with this project.
The road offers each visitor, wheather on their own or as part of a group, the possibility to get to meet the local producers that breed or produce some of the fruits of the mountain. A …

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Telaščica is one of the largest and best protected natural harbours of the Adriatic and the total length of its developed coastline is 68 km. Telaščica Bay, after which the whole park was named, is located on the central part of the east coast of the Adriatic Sea, on the southeast part of Dugi Otok. Thanks to its exquisite beauty, riches and meaning, this bay was pronounced a nature park in 1988. The bay is surrounded with 13 islands and islets, and on the inner side of the bay there …

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[22 Nov 2011 | No Comment | ]

Not many islands have in their history experienced so many different rulers as did the island of Vis. In ancient times it was ruled by the Greeks, the Romans and the Byzantine, later on the Croats, the Venetians, Napoleon, the British, Austrians and after 1918 the Italians and the Kingdom of Yugoslavia. From 1945 until the beginning of the 1990`s the island was a military-marine base of the former socialist Yugoslavia and foreigners were forbidden access.
The ancient Issa (Vis) was inhabited in 397 BC by the Greeks from Sirakuza …

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The island of Šolta is very close to the coast and to Split, but nevertheless gives the feel of a faraway island. Most of the settlements are located in the inland of the island on the north side, while the south side, with a high, steep rocky coast is quite unreachable. Sailing enthusiasts are attracted to the bays in Šolta, while cyclist to its cycling paths. The symbol of the island is the hooting-owl, whose figurines decorate many of the houses. Šolta is famous for top quality olive oil that …

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The highest Adriatic and the largest Dalmatian island – Brač, is well connected by ferry lines with Split and tempts visitors with its variety, gentle and tame coast and rough landscapes in the inland of the island. Once an island of farmers, cattle breeders, fishermen and stone masons, it is today turned to tourism but has not forgotten or given up on its traditions.
The most famous tourist symbol of Brač is most certainly the beach Zlatni Rat in Bol. But the whole island is full of beautiful beaches (Banj, …

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The respected Forbes magazine rated the central Dalmatian island of Hvar neck to neck with the Carribean, the Maldives, Hawaii and the Bahamas in one of its issues. This island was, more than once, put on lists of the most beautiful islands of the world by the world media. It is famous for its indented coastline, clean beaches and plenty of sunshine, untouched nature, smell of lavender, olives and wine. It is precisely the island of Hvar that has the most hours of sunshine in Europe – 2700 of them …

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Šibenik, a town in central Dalmatia, will from next year offer its visitors a new place for swimming – a beach in the town centre. Šibenik is the only town on the Adriatic that does not have a city beach and the nearest beaches such as Jadrija, Brodarica or Solaris can only be reached by boat, car or bus. But all of this will change next year and Šibenik will get a modern beach which will stretch across 12000 square metres. The beach called Banj will be located a five …

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From the three European film festivals dedicated to trash, one is held in Varaždin. Screened at the Varaždin Trash Film Festival are action, horror and SF films, which all have in common the exaggeration of their movie genre. But the film side of trash is only the first step in the three day event (8 -10 September) in Varaždin. There is exaggeration in a whole string of non film events while glittery suits, faded pop stars, red carpets and white limos present only a part of the authentic glamtrash atmosphere …

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The `Renaissance festival – live pictures from history` begins on the first day of September in Koprivnica.This is the largest tourist-historical event in this part of Europe, which will during the four days of the festival bring together around 700 participants in original costumes from Croatia, Slovenia, Italy, Hungary, Slovakia and the Czech Republic. Most of the event will be linked to the 15th and especially the 16th century, when Renaissance forts were built.
This historical event will begin with a procession of knights from the town centre towards the Renaissance …