National Parks


Plitvice Lakes National Park introduced by Travel Weekly

Plitvice Lakes National Park introduced by Travel Weekly

In this weeks edition of Travel Weekly , the North American travel journal, under the title Natural beauty of inland Croatia, among other Croatian recommended destination Plitvice Lakes are featured ‘at the top of the list‘ as the oldest national park in South-east Europe. Here is an excerpt from the article: ‘While most North American visitors to Croatia explore …

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Plitvice Lakes Marathon

Plitvice Lakes Marathon

Plitvice Marathon (Plitvicki maraton) 2013 races, which attract hundreds of runners each year, will take place on Sunday 2 June 2013. This will be the 28th year of Plitvi?ki maraton, annually held in Plitvice Lakes National Park, organised by the National Park’s authorities. The event, which includes three races: 42.2km course, …

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Visitors Statistics for Croatian National Parks

Visitors Statistics for Croatian National Parks

According to figures recently released by Croatian Ministry of Tourism and the National Bureau of Statistics, 2.26 million people visited Croatian national parks in 2011. Out of the total number, the 1.94 million were foreign travellers while the rest of the visitors were Croatian nationals. In comparison with 2010 figures, …

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Kopacki Rit Video

Fantastic 3 minute film about Kopacki Rit , one of the Croatian nature parks,  is available to watch on YouTube, as preview of tonight’s “Wild Balkans” premieres on PBS  (Sunday, January 31, 2010 at 8pm). “Wild Balkans” is part of the 28th season of the Peabody and Emmy award-winning series produced by Thirteen …

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Cyclotourist Centre in Kopacki Rit

Cyclotourist Centre in Kopacki Rit

Kopacki Rit , one of the Croatian Nature Parks, situated in northeast Croatia in a corner formed by Drava and Danube rivers, has become the first visitor center for cyclotourists in Croatia. Three years ago, the cooperation between Kopacki Rit and the Croatian office of the German Technical Cooperation Company …

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Lonjsko Polje to be added to UNESCO World Heritage

Lonjsko Polje to be added to UNESCO World Heritage

Croatian Ministry of Culture will make a proposal for Lonjsko Polje Nature Park to be included in the UNESCO World Heritage List. This process of inclusion in the list can take up to few years. The proposed entry will be titled as ‘The Nature Park of Lonjsko Polje – a living landscape and …

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Croatia as Eco-friendly Travel Destination

Croatia as Eco-friendly Travel Destination

In the ranking of tourist values in Croatia, along with many other qualities, the beauty and level of preservation of the natural environment holds a convincing first place along with an ecological awareness that is reflected in the relationship with nature, the organic production of food, and doing business with …

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Moslavina branding project

The Moslavina region is a new tourism brand of Croatia. The branding of Moslavina is a part of the 1.6 million kuna project titled “Activating local potentials and resources of Southern Moslavina and the Lonjsko polje Nature Park. The branding project was launched by the city of Kutina and the municipalities of Lipovljani, Popovaca …

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New Investments in Wine Roads of Slavonija and Baranja

New Investments in Wine Roads of Slavonija and Baranja

The Osijek-Baranja County Tourist Board have recently announced comprehensive works for the further development of its wine regions. The intention is to make further investments to existing four wine roads that run along the four Slavonija and Baranja’s winegrowing hills – the area around Ðakovo, Našice, Erdut and the Baranja area that stretches …

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Papuk, Croatia to be proclaimed UNESCO Geopark

According to Croatian media, it is very likely that Papuk mountain in Slavonia will be included next week in the UNESCO’S network of the world’s geoparks. The full membership is expected to be confirmed in September. Beside Velebit and the Plitvice Lakes, Papuk will be the third geopark located in Croatia. Papuk has sixty nine …

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