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[23 Nov 2009 | No Comment | ]

One of the most visited Virovitica excursion destinations is the educational trail (Poučna staza) on Virovitička Bilogora. The trail is four kilometers long, shaped in the form of a heart, and passes through the sessile oak and silver lime tree forest almost in its entirety. One can walk the whole trail in two hours at a gentle pace and with occasional stops,. Information tables have been placed along the trail on which one can read information about the history of the Bilogora region and the natural and cultural sites that …

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[1 Okt 2009 | No Comment | ]
Meet the City on Four Rivers

The city of Karlovac has recently introduced an interactive guide, available to visitors on their mobile phones. Touring around this city on four rivers, visitors can find out everything about its cultural and culinary offering, events, accommodation possibilities, entertainment and get around the city with the help of an interactive map. Thanks to the mobiExplore, you will literally have in the palm of your hand all information about the history of Karlovac, its eminent figures, and its cultural and historical monuments Karlovac is located around 50 km from the capital …

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[1 Okt 2009 | No Comment | ]
Welcome to the World of Dinosaurs!

As of recently, Funtana, an Istrian tourist and fishing town, is welcoming its guests in a new fashion: by enabling visitors to spend time with enormous dinosaurs in its Dinosaur park Funtana. There, moving dinosaurs await visitors, of interest to both adults and children, for which the park has prepared special activities and the possibility to get close with the huge herbivores. The eight dinosaurs have come from Germany, Australia, Korea and Great Britain, and can make sounds, contributing to the special atmosphere of the park. Their number is about …

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[1 Okt 2009 | No Comment | ]
A Return to Nature and Tradition

Tradition, natural heritage, possibilities for an active vacation and a rich culinary offering are all the basis for the tourist offering of Baranja, a region on the eastern end of Croatia. In the formation of Baranja’s tourist offering, an important role is played by Bilje plus, an agro-tourist cooperative. Providing services in rural, health, conference, sports and other forms of tourism, this cooperative has hosted around 10 thousand visitors so far, mostly from abroad. The cooperative features five accommodation buildings with altogether 50 accommodation units. Particular focus is given to …

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[1 Okt 2009 | No Comment | ]
Leave 2009 behind Before Everyone Else

If you want to leave this year, financially difficult for everyone, behind in an original way and before everyone else, it may be the perfect time to start thinking about it today. Just the idea of the Croatian interior and the forested region of Gorski kotar will cool you down immediately and could ensure you a reservation in the tourist destination Fužine, in which New Years has traditionally been celebrated at noon for the past eight years, 12 hours before the rest of Europe celebrates it. Originally, this was done …

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[1 Okt 2009 | No Comment | ]
Baroque Evenings and Špancirfest – the Best Invitation

In the second half of August and beginning of September, the City of Varaždin will host two extremely interesting cultural events. Though extremely different in content, and most probably the audience, both traditional events will turn this beautiful baroque city, north-western of Zagreb, into a place of enjoyment for art enthusiasts: the 11th annual Špancirfest festival and the 39th annual Varaždin Baroque Evenings. Over the last ten years, the City of Varaždin Tourist Board has, with the help of the citizens of Varaždin, created the most important urban festival in …

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[1 Okt 2009 | No Comment | ]
Sports Lessons Given By Famous Athletes

It is a well-known fact that Croatia is a country of top-quality athletes, documented by the many medals they have won around the world, thus becoming a role-model for many children. Thanks to the initiative of the Valamar tourist group, the manager of facilities in Poreč, Pula, on the Island of Krk, in Rabac and Dubrovnik, their idols are now a bit closer to them. In July and August, famous athletes such as Franjo Arapović, Slavko Goluža, Domagoj Duvnjak, Vlado Šola, Sanja Jovanović and Petra and Dario Kliba will show …

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[1 Okt 2009 | No Comment | ]
A Vacation in Silence

In close proximity to Motovun, the luxury suites “Dvori od Škrapi” are located, host to visitors of the Istrian inland. The suite-complex features stone rustic villas intended for those who want to enjoy their solitude and luxury, as well as the typically Istrian tourist activities and offering, but without the crowds of well known tourist destinations. The luxury resort, 20 km away from Poreč, 30 km away from Rovinj and 60 km away from Trieste, comprises four houses, each named after an Istrian culinary specialty: Šparug, Skute, Fritaj and Terana. …

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[1 Okt 2009 | No Comment | ]
The Most Beautiful beach in the World

According to the British Daily Telegraph, the beach Zlatni rat in Bol on the Island of Brač is the most beautiful beach in Europe. Also, the tourist guide publisher Lonely Planet has ranked Zlatni rat among the ten most beautiful beaches in the world. Zlatni rat is located on the west side of Bol on the mid Dalmatian island of Brač, positioned beneath the Vid’s Mountain, the highest Adriatic insular mountain. It is half a kilometre long and is one of the biggest natural attractions of the Croatian Adriatic coast. …

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[1 Okt 2009 | No Comment | ]
Get to Know the Tradition and Become Part of it

Interesting landscapes, a rich culinary and wine offering and cordial hospitability are all only a part of what Slavonija and Baranja has to offer, a Croatian region of a rich history and tradition. The region is now even closer for visitors to Eastern Croatia thanks to the project “Road of the Golden Thread”, recently promoted by the Town of Županja Tourist Board. The project comprises ten towns of the Vukovar-Srijem and Slavonski Brod-Posavina Counties: Županja, Štitar, Babina Greda, Cerna, Šiškovci, Gradište, Bošnjaci, Vrbanja, Drenovci and Kruševica, and the “road of …