Osekovo rural tourism

March 19, 2010 by  
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In the village of Osekovo, on the edge of the Lonja Field nature park, 65 kilometres from Zagreb, an estate has opened its doors to tourists. With a 5,000 square metre garden and an additional 20,000 square metres of space, the estate offers enough room for all visitors to experience life in the countryside and to view the collection of antique tools, where some of are older than a century. Read more

Plavi podrum, Volosko

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The restaurant Plavi podrum in Volosko, near Opatija, has recently been awarded with the prestigious international «Five Star Diamond Award» of the American Academy of Hospitality Sciences. Read more

Croatian Lighthouses of the Adriatic

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In the Adriatic archipelago, comprised by 1,244 islands, tiny islands and cliffs, 48 lighthouses were built at the beginning of the 19th century. Alongside them, on locations in the midst of the sea, houses were built for the keepers and their families to live in. Read more

Lovran

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Lovran long ago became an attractive place for tourists to come especially in the autumn.

Located not far from Opatija, to which it is connected by the 12-kilometre long Lungomare seaside promenade, Lovran has been living with tourism for a full one hundred years. Read more

Computer and Calculator Museum, Rijeka

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“Peek and Poke” is the name of the latest tourist attraction in the city of Rijeka. This newly opened museum of computers and calculators is the first of its kind in this part of Europe. Read more

Velebit caves

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The underground world of the Karst landscape is to this day for many people still something unknown, mysterious and a little bit frightening. Thanks, however, to research done by geologists, hydrologists, speleologists and biospeleologists the beauty and attraction of caves has for decades now been known to the wider public. Read more

Opatija port

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Although the oldest port in Opatija is most probably the small bay (“Porti}”) in front of St. Jacob’s church, the current port (“Mul”) must also be pretty old, since it was already entered in a map made in 1820 under the name of “Porto Herdt,” which is the distorted Italian word for the domestic term for promontory or headland “Rt” (“Zert”). Read more

Ravna Gora

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In the very centre of Gorski kotar, around 40 kilometres off the coast, surrounded by mountains, there is the town Ravna Gora, attracting more and more visitors each year with its possibilities for active vacation, especially in the winter time. At an average altitude of 800 metres, Ravna Gora is surrounded by areas of untouched nature, clean air and drinkable spring water. It is a paradise for mountaineering enthusiasts, cyclists and all nature lovers. Read more

Krapje

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Lonjsko field, one of the largest natural swamp areas in this part of Europe as well as richest in fauna and flora, harbours a pearl of architectural heritage – the village Krapje in the Sava River basin.  Located on the left bank of the River Sava, not far from Jasenovac, it offers inexhaustible possibilities for enjoinment in traditional architecture typical for the mid Posavina region to enthusiasts of historical heritage. This is why in September of 1995, it was proclaimed a village of architectural heritage.  That year, the village was also awarded with the Category A European cultural heritage medal. Read more