The long Croatian coast with all its peninsula’s bays, islands and archipelago’s make it a perfect destination for a sailing holiday. You can book an organized trip with one of the many travel agencies that specialize in sailing trips, from a day to weeks and from a small boat to larger boats, you will find the perfect match for you. …Continue reading
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 …Continue reading
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 …Continue reading
Špancirfest in Varaždin
It’s time again for the yearly Špancirfest in Varaždin from 18 – 27 of August 2017 the streets of this northern Croatian Baroque town are filled with music, street performances, acrobatics, wine tasting, a children program and markets stalls with local products and food. All street events are free, but for the entrance to the music concerts n the evenings …Continue reading
Visit Jelsa on the island Hvar
The nice little town Jelsa lies on the northern coast in the central part of the lavender island Hvar. In summer months this is en excellent destination for your beach vacation, as there are plenty of accommodations, restaurants, bars and most important… beaches! It has an indented coastline with many islands, bays and rocks and is great for swimming, snorkelling …Continue reading
Summer in Cakovec
It is the end of July, so… Porcijunkulovo in Cakovec! During this multiple day festival there is plenty to do and see in the city. There are many stands that sell local produce, demonstrations of traditional crafts, old-timers, workshops for kids and lots of music. Each evening at about 21.00 a free ‘pop’-concert is held near the old castle and …Continue reading
Visit Zadar – Beautiful Beaches, Culture and Sunshine!
Zadar is located on a small peninsula in the Adriatic sea and is an ideal destination on your vacation! You can spend your day sunbathing and swimming on one of the many beautiful beaches. With a ferry boat trip you can visit nearby islands for a day or longer, whereas the islands Vir and Pag are connected to the mainland …Continue reading
Split – Beaches, Festivals and Culture
Roam through the small streets of the historic centre of Split or along the hip boulevard, the ‘Riva’ along the Dalmatian coast with its bars and restaurants it is the place to see and be seen! Visit the old palace of Diocletian, an UNESCO world heritage location, which is fully integrated with shops and houses and form a unique inner …Continue reading
Excursions in Zagorje
When you are visiting the region of Zagorje in north Croatia there are many little excursions to make, here I will describe two and give some links to other places to visit in the area. The region Krapina-Zagorje lies in the north of Croatia along the border with Slovenia, in the east lies the baroque town Varaždin and to the …Continue reading
Castle Veliki Tabor
Veliki Tabor is one of the best preserved castles in Croatia and is great to bring a visit. The white castle is nicely situated on top of Mount Hum Košnički – 333 meters above sea level, near the border with Slovenia. This castle has dominated the Zagorje area for over half a millennium and offers beautiful views on the surrounding …Continue reading