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Visit Croatia, the Adriatic’s shining star (2020)

Visit Croatia, the Adriatic’s shining star (2020)

Croatia, the Adriatic’s shining star, is unlike any other European destination. With a mix of old-world European charm, easy Mediterranean lifestyle, stunning 3,625 miles of coastline dotted by more than 1,000 islands, islets and reefs, fascinating history, rich culture, delectable cuisine and natural beauty — ten UNESCO World Heritage sites …

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Makarska

Makarska

The town, port and tourist centre of the Makarska Riviera lies between Biokovo Mountain, protected as a nature park, and the sea, among the cleanest in the entire Mediterranean. This area can boast of having long, splendid beaches, pine trees and olive groves. Interesting cultural and historic monuments, an extensive …

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Matija Gubec’s linden nominated for European Tree of the Year

Matija Gubec's linden nominated for European Tree of the Year

Matija Gubec’s linden in Gornja Stubica, Krapina-Zagorje County, also known as Gupceva lipa the ancient living witness of the peasant revolt of 1573, is representing Croatia in this year’s contest for the European Tree of the Year, which underlines the importance of old trees in countries’ natural and cultural heritage. The Krapina-Zagorje …

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Cycling along Dalmatian Islands – Croatia

Cycling along Dalmatian Islands - Croatia

This suggested journey of cycling along Dalmatian Islands takes you from the architecturally stunning Trogir near Split to the Renaissance city of Dubrovnik. En route, you will pass cycling numerous villages, tiny medieval walled towns and lovely quiet pebble bays set against a backdrop of pine forests and mountains. You …

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Croatia Airlines reopens route to Mostar

Croatia Airlines reopens route to Mostar

The national commercial airline, Croatia Airlines, has reopened the route between Zagreb and Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina, after more than 12 years. The first flight will leave Zagreb on May 3rd. Afterwards, regular service between the two cities will be available twice a week during the whole year. Zagreb-Mostar on …

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The Telegraph lists Pula among world’s most desirable destinations

The Telegraph lists Pula among world's most desirable destinations

The Telegraph has selected the 20 best destinations to visit and the list includes the northern Adriatic town of Pula. After recording the best tourist season in its history last year, Pula has once against finding itself in the group of the most desirable global tourist destinations, Mayor Boris Miletic said, underscoring …

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Alberto Giacometti Exhibition in Zagreb Art Pavilion closing soon

Alberto Giacometti Exhibition in Zagreb Art Pavilion closing soon

The exhibition ‘Alberto Giacometti – sculpture, drawings, lithographs – Portraits of the Present’ opened in the Zagreb Art Pavilion in September 2016 and closes on Sunday, 8 January. It has so far attracted more than 37 000 visitors from Croatia and abroad. Having in mind a great interest in the …

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Ski slope built in Zagreb to mark 50 years of the World Cup

Ski slope built in Zagreb to mark 50 years of the World Cup

Organisers of the 11th Snow Queen ski race have prepared a 165-metre-long ski slope in downtown Zagreb at which FIS Alpine Ski World Cup winners will race on Wednesday. Eighteen skiing champions, including Croatia’s siblings Janica and Ivica Kostelic, will race to mark 50 years of the World Cup. Making …

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Zagreb Pancake Festival – Winter

Zagreb Pancake Festival - Winter

Winter Pancake Festival to be held in Zagreb on 17th to 30th of December The third edition of the Pancake Festival will take place in Zagreb’s main square from 17 to 30 December and a fundraiser will be organised at the opening ceremony next Saturday. During the 14-day festival, pancakes, …

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Subspace hostel with space pods opens in Zagreb

Subspace hostel with space pods opens in Zagreb

From the beginning of this month Zagreb has a new futuristic Subspace hostel, offering guests the possibility to spend the night in space pods. Subspace has 20 single bed pods, with beds a little larger than standard beds. The hostel also has bathrooms, a kitchenette, a coffee bar and a …

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