Arhiva Destinations - ExploreCroatia
By developing new forms of tourism in Croatian inland, some destinations have improved their offer and took it a step further from classic sightseeing tourism. Development of agro-tourism with rich choice of domestic food and wine is complemented with new forms of tourist products and offerings. For example, there are...
Meet the castle Dioš Dioš is one of the youngest Slavonian castles situated on the hill with the same name, about 7km north of Daruvar, near the settlement Končanica. It was built in 1904 by contemporary owners of Daruvar's feudal possession, the noble Alajoš Tükory and his wife Paula, born...
Legend says that Korcula was founded by the Greek hero Antenor. Since antiquity stonecutting, stonemasonry and shipbuilding crafts shaped Korčula. The town with fish-bone shape layout is one of the best-preserved medieval towns. Marco Polo (1254-1324) was captured in Korčula on 7.9.1298 in naval battle between the Genoa and...
Nature park Papuk is primarily scientific, cultural and educational institution, established to maintain natural state of the park, safeguard natural resources and introduce the laws of the nature to the masses. Difference in natural resources in this area requires adequate protection which should be based on scientific accomplishments. In year 2007...
For the escape from daily routine and obligations we recommend a program, which will fill your batteries.     Quad adventure is intended for all nature lovers and adventurous people. You can try the Quad-drive in Lojzekova hiža (Lojzek’s house) and on Vuglec Breg.The number of riding terrains in Croatian Zagorje is great, and if you...
The Petrinjčica springs out from the peaks of Zrinska gora, at the altitude of 560 m. Due to a large height difference between its source and mouth (460 m), it forcefully erodes and cuts riverbeds. The length of the river flow is 36 km, while the area of the river...
Zrinska gora is a hilly area located among the rivers of Kupa, Sava, Una, Glina, and Glinica (named after the old town of Zrin) with several relatively separate units (Zrinska gora, Trgovska gora or Bužimska, and Hrastovačka gora), and all of them bear the stamp of historical undertakings of...
The secrets are hidden. And one of the sweetest has been jealously guardedby Zagorje hills for centuries. While the world suffered because of the wars, greed, human madness – Zagorje lived “peace”. Wise people have felt it, so the largest number of gorgeous castles, manors, green and flower gardens...
Kutjevo is known for its 8 century long tradition in cultivation of grape vine at the foot of mount Krndija and production of quality wine, today far known and recognized in the whole world – Kutjevo Riesling, Pinot blanc and grey, Traminer and Ranjski Riesling. The Wine cellar of Kutjevo...
Life is a journey, and one who travels lives literally two lives. The happy ones on this journey will at least once walk through the green hills of Zagorje, which offer peace on every step, intimate contact with nature and open palms of hospitable and welcoming hosts. Zagorje – the...

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St Nicholas' Fortress at the entrance to the St Anthony's Channel in Šibenik represents a unique Renaissance building of Venetian fortification architecture and an...