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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...
If you want additional knowledge on natural, cultural and historic attractions of this town, theme pathways are an ideal choice for you. Look for them and enjoy. Educational path Hrastovčanka 4 hours long, and connecting 10 most interesting areas of Hrastovačka gora, passing the villages of Hrastovica – Sv. Duh –...
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...
Krka National Park is located in the Šibenik-Knin County and encompasses an area of 109 km² of the most beautiful course of the Krka river and the lower course of the Čikola River. The area was proclaimed national park in 1985. The National Park includes one or more preserved...
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...

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Explore St Nicholas’ Fortress

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...