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ALL NUANCES OF BLUE AND RED WATERS OF IMOTSKI Author: Marijana Rebić When George Bernard Shaw visited the Middle Dalmatia part of the Adriatic in 1929, he wrote: On the last day of Creation God desired to crown His work, and thus created the Kornati islands out of tears, stars and...
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 exceptional monument of the world’s architectural heritage. It was constructed on the islet of Ljuljevac, where once was the Benedictine monastery of St Nicholas, after which...
NIKOLA TESLA WORLD INVENTOR BIRTHPLACE- POWER OF LIGHTS Short and simple – for those who want to stay in pristine nature, explore its varied and layered worlds, breathe fresh air even during the worst summer heat and taste real home made food-continental mediterranean mosaic food, after Gorski Kotar, Croatia offers...
All day party with street performers, DJs and leading Croatian music bands – expect the unexpected ! Visitors of the first local experience festival Fuliranje na moru are going to enjoy, from noon till early in the morning, great music and delicious local food. From August 1st to August 4th...
Wooden toys are recognizable traditional products of Croatian Zagorje with a long history. Production started in the 19th century and remained until today. Production centres are places Bistrički Laz, Stubički Laz, Gornja Stubica, Marija Bistrica, Tugonica and Turnišće. There are several types of toys, such as wooden flute – “žvegla”, “clappers” – birds with wheels that are...
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...

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Rhodes – Helios most radiant and bright island with turbulent history

According to Greek Mythology, Rhodes ( OR Rodos in Greek) emerged from sea and was offered as a gift by Zeus to Helios, the...

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