Destinations in Slavonia
Osijek - capital of Slavonia and river port; located on the right bank of the Drava River, about 25km upstream from its join with Danube River. Osijek lies twenty-five kilometers upstream from the place where Drava flows into Danube in East Slavonia – a city and a port, the economic, transport and cultural center of Slavonia..read more
Kopacki Rit - Croatian and Slavonian Nature park located in Baranja – Croatian very eastern border with Serbia - a marshland with amazing wildlife.Kopacki rit – the most attractive destination. The popular Kopacki rit Nature Park is an attractive tourist destination in Slavonia. This is a great flooded area along the right bank of Danube, in a large corner formed by Drava and Danube.. read more
Papuk Mountain - Croatian and Slavonian Nature park located on the very edge of Pozeska Dolina (Pozega Valley), the flat and fertile valley and is the only mountain in the area - walking and hiking paradise.Rupnica – the first geological natural monument in Croatia. It was pronounced protected in 1948 for the exceptionally rare morphological volcanic rock phenomenon. It is located within Papuk Nature Park. Thanks to this and other geological phenomena, in 2007 it has become the only Croatian member of the European Geoparks Network and UNESCO’s Geoparks Association... read more
Nasice - Našice is famous for its cultural and historical monuments as well as their remains dating back to the medieval times.The most impressive buildings in the centre of Našice are two castles of the count Pejacevic family, situated in spacious English gardens. They are beautiful examples of the country-style architecture in eastern Croatia built in the manner of historicism and classicism. The main, great castle of the Pejacevic family was built in 1812 and completely renovated after the earthquake in 1817. It was expanded during the count Ladislav Pejacevic’s life...read more
Đakovo - The town of Đakovo is situated on the Đakovo plateau in the central part of Slavonia, at an altitude of 111 meters. With 30,000 inhabitants, it holds the 19th place according to size in the Republic of Croatia and the second in Osijecko-baranjska County...read more
Slavonski Brod - Built during the Habsburg Empire era, the Brod Tower still lives in its original form. This is the largest tower from its era with the largest central building. Its fortification system used to ensure permanent peace for Slavonia for two and a half centuries.
Other slavonian destinations include: Vukovar, Bizovacke Toplice, Zupanja, Vinkovci, Pozega , Daruvar, Slatina, Orahovica, Pitomaca, Donji Miholjac and Virovitica.
Castles in Slavonia:
Slavonia has a particularly rich architectural heritage – castles and towers. A special place is reserved for the castle with a wine cellar in Kutjevo (www.tzzps.hr), which used to be part of a former Jesuit estate. Built in the early 20th century, the castle in Donji Miholjac (www.tz-donjimiholjac.hr) represents a unique building of the kind in Croatia and this part of Europe. The same goes for the hunting castle in Bilje (www.tzo-bilje.hr), built in the Viennese architectural fashion. The Pejacevic Counts left their castles in Virovitica, Našice (www.tznasice.hr) and Osijek (www.tzosijek.hr). There is also the baroque castle that once belonged to the Noraman-Prandau Counts with a park in Valpovo (www.tz-valpovo.com). The Eltz family castle in Vukovar (www.tzvsz.hr) holds museum treasure of the region, especially the remains of the Vucedol culture with the famous Vucedol Dove. Also, don't miss the Odescalchi family castle in Ilok and its wine cellars (www.ilocki-podrumi.hr). The area around it contains the most preserved remains of the Turkish era – Turkish mausoleums and a Turkish bath.Check also Castles in Croatia
Spas in Slavonia:
Slavonia is rich in thermal and mineral waters. Especially in Bizovac (www.tzobizovac.hr), where they found hyper-thermal water of a temperature of as much as 96 ºC in oil wells in the early 1970s. Bizovacke toplice (www.bizovacke-toplice.hr) is now the most modern and best equipped spa in Croatia, its multipurpose bathing complex and the modern health resort providing a unique experience – a trip to the geological past and an encounter with the long gone Pannonian Sea. The Bizovacke toplice complex has around 250 hotel beds, offering its guests a number of options and an attractive surrounding area full of ethno heritage, such as the globally recognized colorful Bizovac folk costume.
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