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Traditional Rijeka Carnival opens today

 The 26th Rijeka Carnival opened today with the raising of the carnival flag in Krimeja.

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Statistics for National Parks in Croatia

According to figures from Croatia Tourist Board, in 2008, National parks in Croatia were visited by more than 2 million visitors, from which there were 1.7 million foreigners.

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Quality of the Sea at Croatian Beaches in 2008

The report on the quality of the sea at Croatian beaches in 2008 has been published by Croatian Ministry of Environmental Protection, Physical Planning and Construction .

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An affordable way to explore Istria’s beautiful coast and medieval towns

An affordable way to explore Istria‘s beautiful coast and medieval towns is featured in yesterday’s The Independent’s travel section. Under the title ‘Find a budget base in Croatia‘ , David Ryan writes about his Istrian experience. This is and excpert from the article:

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Men’s World Handball Championship in Croatia

All those who remember the great play of Croatian handball players who won the world championship in 2003 in Portugal, the Olympic gold in 2004 in Athens, world championship silver in 2005 and European championship silver in 2008 in Norway will say that the world championship is being held in …

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Croatia among the hottest and coolest holiday destinations in 2009

Croatia is choosen by Mirror.co.uk as one of the hottest and coolest holiday destinations in 2009. This is an extract from the yesterday’s article:

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EasyJet launches flights to Dubrovnik

  EasyJet, the UK’s largest airline, today announced that it is opening 14 new routes across Europe, for summer 2009.   Four of the new routes are flying to Dubrovnik :

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Strategy for the promotion of nautical tourism in Croatia adopted

Last month, the Croatian government adopted a strategy for the promotion of nautical tourism in Croatia over the next ten years, according to which no more than 15,000 berths would be built during that period, as opposed to 33,000 as initially planned by regional authorities. The Strategy specifies 15 new …

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Lipizzaner Stud Farm Jubilee in Ðakovo, Croatia

Not to be excluded part of any picture postcard featuring Ðakovo’s tourism, economy and sports is the national Lipizzaner Stud Farm, one of the oldest of its kind in Europe, this year celebrating two jubilees – a half century since the first mention of the Lipizzaner stud farm and two …

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Chasing butterflies in Croatia among Ten best wildlife holidays in Europe

Chasing butterflies in Croatia was featured last months in The Guardian as one of the ‘Ten best wildlife holidays in Europe’: Chasing butterflies, Croatia Croatia is the naturalists’ latest darling, and this new group tour, run with the charity Butterfly Conservation, reveals why. Staying in comfortable hotels, see exquisite creatures around …

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