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Visit the castles of the Frankopans and Zrinskis

Visiting castles is always fun! In Croatia many castles, fortresses, medieval ruins, fairytale castles, well maintained castles with a museum or totally neglected fortress walls and towers can be found. Fortunately, there is a growing inclination to preserve this cultural history and there are many initiatives to open the castles for visitors. One of those initiatives is the “route of …

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Sled riding in Lokve, Gorski Kotar

Although in my mind I can’t wait for the first signs of spring it is still the middle of winter! Last week I have been to the Gorski Kotar region, located roughly between the Croatian capital Zagreb and the coastal town Rijeka. In this mountainous area an abundant of wildlife and natural beauty resides, not only in the NP Risnjak …

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National Park Krka celebrates 32nd birthday!

National park Krka is located near the village of Skradin, some 20 km from the coastal town Sibenik in Dalmatia and easily accessible by car, but there are also bus and boat excursions to Krka from Sibenik. A gorgeous national park with waterfalls and several beautiful trails over wooden walkways through the woods and along and across the river Krka …

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Great destination for a cycling holiday!

Cycling is a popular sport – also in Croatia ! This is clear by the increasing number of bike shops, good quality rental bikes, marked bike paths, and mobile GPS applications for cyclists. The bike trails often lead over asphalted roads, of-the-road and / or unpaved gravel roads. The pleasant climate is particularly good for cycling in spring and autumn, …

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Nikola Tesla – the great inventor!

Nowadays, when you hear the name Tesla you may first think of the car company that produces electric cars! However, the name Tesla is derived from the Croatian born inventor, electrical engineer and physicist Nikola Tesla. Nikola Tesla was born on the 10th of July in 1856 and in his birthplace, the village Smiljan in the interior of Dalmatia near …

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Snowfun and wintersports

Croatia maybe doesn’t pop up in your thoughts as a place for winter sport as it is best known for it’s summertime sunshine and great beaches. However, Croatia has to offer some winter sport areas. And as there are plenty of high mountain regions and the interior of Croatia has a land climate with warm summers and cold, snowy winters …

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Christmas Wonderland Fair in Zagreb

The best Christmas Fair destination in Europe for 2016, and with a reason! The city of Zagreb has planned a very festive, magical, Christmas winter wonderland for everybody! Ice skate park – Ledeni Park At the King Tomislav Square you can enjoy a real treat – a magical ice skate park. In the background music is playing while you actively …

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Go camping in Croatia!

Croatia is an ideal country for camping. There is a perfect camping spot for every type of camper or to find. Along the beautiful coastline with its many islands and beaches most of the camp-grounds can be found, they come in all shapes and sizes. from large luxury campsites with multiple pools, beaches, restaurants, rental of tents, caravans and cottages …

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