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[19 Nov 2009 | No Comment | ]

If you are planning to visit the region of Hrvatsko Zagorje in November, the town of Donja Stubica to be more exact, you will take back with you the new Zagorje souvenir – a hand embroidered traditional towel. The towels are made from local linens and feature motives from the entire region. They are handmade by 15 women from the area of Donja Stubica, who are often joined by other women from the entire Krapina-Zagorje County. The workshop is conducted by the Donja Stubica Tourist Board as part of the …

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[1 Okt 2009 | No Comment | ]
Green Istria Increasingly Attractive to Visitors

The Istrian interior is increasingly attractive to tourists, especially those whose ideal vacation is a stay in nature and the tranquillity provided by authentic Istrian houses, combining effectively the traditional way of life with the needs of the contemporary visitor. However, green Istria is also perfect for excursions to its medieval city-castles located on hills, which truly have a mystic atmosphere about them. A walk around these “acropolic” towns, Motovun, Labin, Vodnjan, Grožnjan, Hum and Oprtalj, and a tour of their castles, old churches and squares, will provide visitors with …

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[1 Okt 2009 | No Comment | ]
Cultural Monuments for Half the Price with the Tourist Card

The City of Dubrovik, the destination of numerous visitors in the summer as well as year-round, has decided on one more way of saying welcome to its visitors: by introducing the tourist card for the price of EUR 15. The card enables visitors to take a tour of the remarkable city walls, three museums, the fortress Revelin, the Dubrovnik art gallery, the home of Marin Držić and the Dulčić – Masle – Pulitika gallery with a 50% discount compared to regular ticket prices, making cultural monuments of the city more …

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[1 Okt 2009 | No Comment | ]
Visit the Cradle of Naïve Painting

Podravina, a region in the northwest of Croatia, is recognized as the cradle of a peculiar style of painting known all over the world: naïve painting. It dates back to the beginning of the 1930’s. Its most prominent representatives were Ivan Generalić and Franjo Mraz, whose many followers, both painters and sculptors, ensured this art movement live on with its numerous admirers. Today, more than 300 painters of the naïve exist in this interesting region, rich in tourist attractions. A review of their work, “Motifs of Podravina”, is held in …