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Visit Charming Rural Čakovec

Not a overcrowded tourist destination, but real rural Croatia! A charming little city with plenty to offer for those willing to look for a unique personal experience without the large crowds. Čakovec is idyllically located in the northern countryside between the rivers Mura and Drava, wedged between the borders with Slovenia and Hungary, and surrounded by corn fields and green …

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Croatia is the destination for nature lovers!

Croatia is a country of contrast and variety in beautiful natural landscapes. The endless coastline with its many islands and a Mediterranean climate contrasts nicely with an interior full of lush green hills, rugged mountains and swampy river deltas. Of all the beautiful nature parks in Croatia, the splendid green-blue lakes and waterfalls of national park Plitvice are best known …

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Relaxing Sun Vacation on Croatian Island

Go to the Croatian island ”Dugi Otok” for a real relaxing sun vacation. Dugi Otok, one of the many Croatian islands in the clear blue Adriatic sea, lies of the Dalmatian coast west of the coastal city Zadar. The island has many beautiful beaches and bays, of which Beach Sakarun with it’s white sand and blue sea is one of …

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Christmas advent in Zagreb

These are the dark days before Christmas and we are all looking for warmth, comfort food and the company of friends and family. A visit on the Christmas market during the Advent days in Zagreb are the solution! Go to the website of Zagreb Advent for the very extensive advent program for 2017 – click on the Croatian flag on …

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Pula – Best Croatian city break in 2017

Together with Croatian capital Zagreb and the city Split on the Dalmatian coast – Pula was nominated among the best city break destinations of Croatia in 2017. Located on the southern tip of the Istrian peninsula, a favourite tourist destination. Pula is not a large city, but has much to offer, such as nice hotels, restaurants and nearby camping sites, …

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Gourmet delight! Truffle and Wine Festival in Motovun

For a real gourmet experience with fresh white and black truffles rasped in thick layers over your steak, carpaccio or pasta you have to visit Istria in autumn! We visited the one day event ‘Truffle and Teran Wine Festival‘ held in the picturesque hilltop town Motovun one Saturday in October. Arriving there by car we parked and took the bus …

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City Break Zagreb

Zagreb, the capital of Croatia, is a great destination for a city trip. Just two hours by plane from most major European airports, and within 25 minutes you are at the centre of Zagreb. The airport of Zagreb is new with a modern passengers terminal. The city is located along the river Drava and underneath the mountain Medvednica, where you …

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Late summer break in Split

Located on the Adriatic coast of Croatia Split is ideal for a late summer vacation. Due to it’s location in south Dalmatia along the warm sea shore, with it’s many resorts, hotels and apartments, splendid beaches and many opportunities for site-seeing it is a perfect destination for a late summer vacation. Summer is almost over, the schools have started, but …

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Immerse yourself in the middle ages in Koprivnica!

Each year the old town defence works in the centre of the northern city Koprivnica is turned into a medieval spectacle. You enter through the gates into an ancient world with knights, bread bakes in wood ovens, food grilled on open fires, sword fights, people dressed in medieval tunics, animals, local products, and no plastics! This three day festival transforms …

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Poreč – Beaches, Culture and Good Cuisine!

Every summer a wide variety of events are planned in Poreč, from fun street performance, nights filled with music to movies and theatre performances. Every Monday a circus performance is held in the centre of Poreč and on the ancient streets jugglers, stilt walkers and fire-eaters entertain the public. On Thursdays musical performances bring the town alive, the theme is …

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