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[23 Nov 2011 | No Comment | ]

The Podanje Estate, in the ownership of the Simić family is the first agricultural family estate on the island of Lastovo, which represents the start of agricultural tourism in Croatia`s youngest nature park. Around Lastovo, which many refer to as paradise on Earth, there are 46 islets and on the island itself there are 46 small churches and 46 fields. Podanje, which can accommodate 46 guests, is located on one of those fields, the Prgovo field.
The household is located in a stone house, between an olive grove and a …

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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 …

Hotels, Tourism »

[23 Nov 2011 | No Comment | ]

Villa Vilina is a family hotel which was restored and opened in the summer of 2002. The hotel has fourteen rooms and three apartments and is located near a sandy beach bay on the island of Lopud, part of the Elafiti Islands northwest of Dubrovnik.
Two years ago it was welcomed into the prestigious hotel club «Exclusive Island Hotels and Resorts» as the only such hotel from Croatia. With this, Villa Vilina and the island of Lopud joined the list of the best world hotels located on an island, among …

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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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[22 Nov 2011 | No Comment | ]

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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[22 Nov 2011 | No Comment | ]

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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[22 Nov 2011 | No Comment | ]

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 …

General, Tourism »

[10 Nov 2011 | No Comment | ]

The well known tourist destination of Kvarner, Novi Vinodolski, will enter the season with another attractive tourist offer this year. The plan is to give the island of San Marino a makeover. The island is located only 200 meters from the central town beach of Novi Vinodolski. It is an island which is, due to its attractive appearance, a very common theme of tourism promotional material. The island had so far lacked in content and has mainly served as a motif for photographers and used by sun bathers but the …

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[9 Nov 2011 | No Comment | ]

The British newspaper Telegraph has included the island of Šolta among the six most beautiful lesser-known European islands that are worth a visit. Journalist Francesca Syz, who has for years been dealing exclusively with travel and travel features, wrote that Šolta should be visited as well as a small Swedish town of Marstrand, the Greek town of Monemvasia, Isola La Maddalena in Sardinia, Ile de Porquerolles, near the world famous St. Tropez, and Sylt, one of the largest German islands which is located in the North Sea.
The British journalist wrote …

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[19 Nov 2009 | No Comment | ]

This year, the Island of Hvar once again was one of the most popular tourist destinations on the Adriatic, attracting many members of the world’s jet-set as well as other tourists. Hvar enjoys its tremendous popularity on account of its nature, rich and top quality tourist offering as well as numerous entertainment, hospitality and other facilities and activities. However, the Island of Hvar is also known for its rich history, the remnants of which attract the attention of visitors and are still researched by historians. The most recent archeological research …