What Osijek has to offer to its visitors
Osijek, the largest town in Osijek-Baranja County, is now a very attractive tourist destination.
The development of tourism in the city has long ago imposed itself as a logical orientation considering Osijek’s many attractive cultural and historical attractions, its rich history, fascinating tradition, which offers visitors plenty of entertainment. The offer of accommodation is improving from year to year too.
In the vicinity of Osijek’s Upper Town a new hotel opened its doors – the hotel Drava. This small family hotel with 11 rooms, a restaurant and café bar, is rated as three-star hotel.
With this new facility Osijek now offers a total of eight hotels, four of which are high category facilities, two motels and a large number of private apartments as well as rural cottages in the near vicinity of the town.
The most attractive location in Osijek is the Baroque period fortress locally called Tvrda, which is one of the most attractive buildings in all of Slavonia. Everyone who finds themselves in Osijek should not miss a tour of the main town square and the well-known Osijek promenade along the Drava River, the municipal gardens in Osijek, protected as horticultural monument, and the numerous municipal museums and theatres.
Alos, the Europe’s oldest tram is in operation in this city, adapted for tourist tours of the most attractive points of interest in the city.
One of the great advantages of the city is its rich surroundings where visitors are offered various sightings – from hunting and fishing, excursions to Kopacki rit Nature Park and visits to rural villages in the vicinity..