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Boris Žgomba Željko Trezner Iva Galović Ivana Rušin, Prof. Tihomir Marjanac, Dr.Sc. (Geology), Franjo Francem, Mr.Sc. (Oenology), Senior Lecturer Antun Alegro, Dr.Sc (Botany), Dragan Radović, Grad.Eng. (Ornithology)

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AKD Zagreb 5000

Published with support of Ministry of Tourism of Republic of Croatia. March, 2011


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Culture, History, Tradition

Table of Contents

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Surrounded by Nature 150 - 203

Bon AppĂŠtit and Cheers!

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Active and Creative Holiday


Ladies and gentlemen, With the amazing diversity of its preserved nature, long and rich tradition and cultural and historic heritage Croatia offers its visitors a wide range of opportunities and an unforgettable experience, which is why it has become one of the most desirable destinations in the Mediterranean. Numerous attractions, facilities and programmes Croatia abounds have been recognized by tourists from all over the world. In order to make the destination called Croatia still more interesting, the Ministry of Tourism has conceived the project Discover Croatia, the aim of which is to encourage the creation of new opportunities, primarily in the touristically underdeveloped areas, so as to ensure that the touristic potential of the land can be realized to its fullness. The project also concentrates on developing a wide palette of different tourist products tailored


to specific interests. Significant contribution to this drive to create innovative and distinctive opportunities is being made by tourist agencies through their activities. The Association of the Croatian travel agencies has the honour to be a part of this project as the link between all the participants. We hope that our future successful cooperation with the Ministry of Tourism of the Republic of Croatia, as well as with the domestic and foreign tourist agencies, will continue with the realization of the aims set by the project, thus contributing to readily identifiable character and quality of Croatian tourist product in the world. Boris Žgomba President Association of Croatian travel agencies


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Culture, History, Tradition Countless are the riches of the Croatian cultural and historic heritage. Of a long history and traditions, of a very specific geographic position where the East meets the West, Croatia is the land on whose territory different civilizations and cultural circles intermingled. They not only left their trace but through interaction of their own they created new values. In the course of centuries Croatia also found herself on the dividing line between religions, and has played a crucial role in the defence of Europe against the onslaught of the Ottoman Empire. It should therefore not be surprising that a land of such long and turbulent history boasts numerous architectural jewels which have been included into the UNESCO List of world heritage, but also a wealth of tradition and folk customs the value of which has also been recognized in the world. There is practically no period of world history which has not left a significant imprint on the Croatian - from the traces of the Neanderthal man and the artefact of the VuÄ?edol culture to the influence of the ancient Greeks and monuments of the Roman Empire. Croatia abounds with localities that bear witness to the times gone by - be they medieval fortifications, Renaissance summer residences, Baroque churches or towns in the style of the 19th century urban layout or the contemporary buildings of the 21st century that have won awards given by the profession. To sum it up, Croatia will charm you not only with its architecture, its preserved rural tradition, colourful ethnographic motifs and customs but also, and more than anything with its pulsating life which reflects all the elements of cultures stretching from the deepest of history to the present day.


Gothic in Istria tour of cultural and historical sites of Istria with emphasis on the Gothic architecture and frescoes of that period; participation in the fresco-painting workshop and painting of one’s own fresco

One of the most beautiful regions of Croatia, and one of the top destinations in the world that you just have to visit, is Istria the largest peninsula in Croatia. Among the wealth of cultural heritage of exquisite beauty and value we have selected a real treat - the Gothic and its mysteries. Get the sense of culture of the rural area of this picturesque land and the mysticism of its hidden small cemetery chapels in the preserved fragments of Gothic frescoes. This journey will take you through the thick fogs of the Motovun woods, introduce you to the Dance of the Dead in Beram and the relics of Vodnjan, take you to the medieval Roč to learn how to paint frescoes, let you relax in the intimate atmosphere of the reconstructed old stonehouses. And after all these creative efforts we shall take you to typical, rural areas cellars, which offer wholesome and ecologically grown produce, excellent local olive oil and superb wines, to fortify your body just as your spirit has been before that.

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Travel agency Lucky Travel d.o.o. Bračka 39, Poreč HR-AB-52-040033687 T: +385 99 44 606 11 F: +385 52 431 688 lucky@last-minute -croatia.com www.last-minute-croatia.com

This is a package tour of 3-5 days. The programme of activities for a five-day package covers the following: day 1. Višnjan; day 2. Beram - Pazin - Gračišće - Dvigrad - Bačva; day 3. Poreč - Roč - Hum - Motovun; day 4. Pula - Vodnjan; day 5. Višnjan. The package is available from 1 May to 20 June and from 15 September to 15 November for groups of 6 to 25 people. Accommodation is provided in a rural homestead in Višnjan and in a 4* hotel in Motovun, while transport can be one’s own or by minibus organized by us. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English, German, French and Italian, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


Preserved Treasures of Antique Istria sightseeing of archaeological sites and Antique monuments and being introduced to Istrian history; getting to know a building heritage with guides and customs; sightseeing of archaeological parks and routes of Istrian kastels

Istria - The largest Croatian peninsula is an area which boasts a long and rich history where different cultures met and had left their mark. Learn about Istria with the historic archeologically funded story of its inhabitants, its life in residential and rural objects and Antique towns and religious cults that retell a story of creating and merging autochthonous Roman and Greek divinity and beliefs. Until this day Istria has significantly preserved around 400 fortresses and kastels from the Bronze Age and Iron Age of which the best-kept ones are located at sites near more prominent towns like Pula, Rovinj and PoreÄ?. The change of cultural and artistic life of the inhabitants was influenced by the Byzantine Empire when some of the most beautiful cultural and historic monuments and attractions were built spanning across the peninsula whose beauty, with all the other stops along this journey, will disarm you completely and encourage you to fall in love with this wonderful peninsula.

Tourist packages can range from three to seven days. The activity programme for a seven-day package includes: day 1-7. activities in Istria. Packages are available throughout the year for groups from 2 to 40 people. Accommodation is provided at rural households, 3* or 4* apartments and 3*, 4* or 5* hotels. You can use your own vehicle or transport is possible as part of our organisation. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English, German, Italian, French, Russian or Czech, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.

Travel agency Planet Travel d.o.o. Banovćeva 9, Pula HR-AB-52-130041507 T: +385 52 501 830 F: +385 52 501 829 info@planettravel.hr www.planettravel.hr


Walking through Time, Up and Down the Walks of Life the sights of Croatia - Arena (amphitheatre), the walls of Ston, sanctuary of Mithras of Tauroktonos in Močići; tour of the Archaeological Museum in Narona, the Archaeological Park in Salona, the Bribirska glavica locality and of Asseria; getting to know local culture and customs

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People, places, the colourful kaleidoscope of life - these are and have been the main ingredients of the Croatian shores that are both beautiful and interesting. Let the specific atmosphere and grandeur of the historic and archaeological sights evoke the life as it once was along the coast of the Adriatic. Our adventure begins in Istria where you will be able to enjoy the tour of the largest monument of the Antiquity in the whole of Croatia, followed by a visit to the 105 m long Cave of Romuald which takes us deeper into history. Its impressive halls, full of cave ornament, provided proof of continual habitation of man in Istria since the Old Stone Age. From the oldest remains of prehistoric man on the peninsula, our journey through history takes us across the town of Senj to Dalmatia. Find out why the location of Bribirska glavica is known as the Croatian Troy, what is it that links the greatest orator of the ancient Rome with the town of Narona, in short, learn all you ever wanted to know about the rich and multifaceted Croatian history, tradition and culture on the coastline teeming with life.

Foto: M. Babić (HTZ)

Travel agency Uniline d.o.o. S. Dobrića 16, Pula HR-AB-52-040046499 T: +385 52 390 039 F: +385 52 215 036 dmc@uniline.hr www.uniline.hr

This is a package tour of 5-7 days. The programme of activities for a seven-day package covers the following: day 1. Pula; day 2. Rovinj - Dvigrad; day 3. Senj - Novalja - Pag - Nin; day 4. Zadar - Benkovac - Split; day 5. Solin - Metković ; day 6. Ston - Dubrovnik; day 7. Cavtat - Močići. The package is available the year round for groups of 2 to 40 people. Accommodation is provided in a 3* hotel in Pula or Medulin, a 3* hotel in Rijeka, a 4* hotel in Pag, a 3* hotel in the surroundings of Split and in a 3* hotel in the surroundings of Dubrovnik. Transport can be one’s own or organized by us. Professional guides are available in Croatian and English, and other languages upon request.All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


Across the Waves of History of Istria and Kvarner cruising through northern Adriatic on an motor sailing ship; tour of numerous historic attractions such as the Amphitheatre in Pula with a professional guide - professor of archaeology; relaxing vacation and educational tours

Tales, secrets and the hushed whisper of the sea have ever been an irresistible temptation for human imagination, while the shores attracted life in all its colours. Come and cruise the beautiful northern Adriatic and feel the charm of both the small town and the cities of Istria and Kvarner which they owe not only to the beauty of their natural environment but also to their centuries old history and tradition. Let them draw you into their fascinating past, take the opportunity and capture the spirit of the peoples of Antiquity, find out about the rich cultural heritage they have bequeathed us. A tour of the sites like the Amphitheatre will stir up your imagination, and your professional guide - a professor of archaeology, will tell you everything you want to know. Enjoy the big blue and the interesting stories of the towns, feel the freedom of the waves, and sail into the past of the northern Adriatic.

Foto: M. Babić (HTZ)

This is a package tour which takes 9 days. The programme of activities for a nine-day package covers the following: days 1-9. cruising on an engine-powered sailing boat / ship through the waters around Istria and the Littoral (Rijeka - Rovinj - Pula - Brijuni - Rovinj - Poreč - Osor - Mali Lošinj - Baška - Rijeka). The package is available the year round for groups of 2-45 persons. Accommodation is provided in double-bedded cabins. Transfer to and from the point of embarkation can be by own transport or it can be organized by us. Professional guides are available in Croatian and English, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.

Travel agency Katarina Line d.o.o. Maršala Tita 75/1, Opatija HR-AB-51-040009767 T: +385 51 603 400 F: +385 51 271 372 filip@katarina-line.hr www.katarina-line.com


Istria and Kvarner Described in Glagolics Insight of Glagolics, an Old Slavic script used in Croatia until the 19th century; visit the smallest town in the world – Hum, sightseeing at Roč and strolling on the Glagolitic Lane; visit the educative Glagolitic alley in the village of Gabonjin 12

The Croatian tradition of Glagolics, an Old Slavic script created in the 9th century, left its strongest mark within the area of Istria and Kvarner. To this day, many people have been fascinated by the lines of cherty and rezy Glagolitic scripts. The University Library in Rijeka with a permanent display of Glagolics which remained alive in these parts until the 19th century, provides valuable insight into its rich history. Walking along the Glagolitic Lane which connects Roč and Hum, known as the smallest town in the world really becomes a most extraordinary experience together with a visit to Jurandvor and the little church of St. Lucy on the island of Krk. The place where the Baška Tablet was originally discovered, the best known Croatian Glagolitic monument written by a transitional type of Glagolics. To reveal insights about the Glagolitic Script and to become a real Glagolitic expert, visit the library of the Vitezić family in Vrbnik where some of the most precious Glagolitic manuscripts have been kept. Also, stroll along the Glagolitic alley in the village of Gabonjin and set your eyes on a collection of Glagolics and Glagolitic scripture in the Town Museum of Senj.

Travel agency Petros d.o.o. Božidara Adžije 34, Zagreb HR-AB-01-080346301 T: +385 1 3646 600 F: +385 1 3646 465 petros@petros.hr www.petros.hr Tourist packages range from one to two days. The activity programme for a two-day package includes: day 1. Zagreb - Rijeka - Glagolitic Lane - Island Krk; day 2. Island Krk - Senj - Zagreb. Packages are available throughout the year for groups from 2 to 45 people. Accommodation is provided at 3* apartments and 3* hotels. Transport is possible with your own vehicle or as part of our organisation, by coach. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English, German, French and Italian and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


Strolling Through Kvarner’s History a visit to the best-known archaeological findings of Kvarner; Opatija sightseeing and strolling along the coastal front; a visit to Krk Island, a cradle of Croatian literacy, located in the very heart of Kvarner Bay

Rare areas have the privilege to be able to, apart from its long history, praise themselves with influences of different cultures that have left behind their mark. The Northern Adriatic carries a wealth of historic and cultural diversity which will no doubt delight you. Not only there are traces of pre-historic and Antique Liburnia, but also this is a place where Romanic, Hellenic, Slavic, Germanic and other cultures met and after merged to create new values. Kastav, Krk and Baška have a historic background of several millenniums long, while Veprinac still remains the lesser known jewel of Medieval and early Middle age architecture. Strolling through Opatija, the historic centre of Adriatic tourism, visitors wanting relaxing and pleasant walks will definitely find their satisfaction, and for those who enjoy hiking, an excursion to Baška and visiting Corinthia, together with viewing the remains of the Byzantium fortress on top of the Sokol peninsula, will be given a day to remember. Travel agency Globtour Event d.o.o. Preradovićeva 14, Zagreb HR-AB-01-080238927 T: +385 1 4881 100 F: +385 1 4881 119 info@globtour.hr www.globtour.hr

Tourist packages can range from two to four days. The activity programme for a four-day package includes: day 1. Opatija; day 2. Kastav - Veprinac; day 3. Krk - Punat - Baška/Malinska; day 4. Baška. Packages are available from 1st March to 30th April and from 1st October to 30th November for groups from 2 to 45 people. Accommodation is provided at the families and hotels of various categories, and transport is possible by using your own vehicle or as part of our organisation. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English and German, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


Undiscovered Delights of the Golden Island sightseeing on the Island of Krk and Krk Town, tasting of autochthonous specialities in Dobrinj; visiting an aquarium in Baška and taking a bath in medicinal mud; an excursion by boat to Goli Otok, former penitentiary and prison for political prisoners

Only a few hours drive from any large European city or Croatian town, an oasis of peace and tranquillity sleeps preserving its undiscovered natural beauties - The Island of Krk. The ancient cradle of Croatian literacy with findings of a large number of Glagolitic scriptures will give you a unique experience of natural and cultural delights. Visit the Biserujka Cave with an expert guide whose beauty of interior space and deposited shapes enthral of visitors. Visit the aquarium in Baška and inspect one of the largest collections of Adriatic shells and crabs in Croatia, then take a bath in healing medicinal mud in sandy Soline Bay and enjoy the delights of nature. Visit Goli Otok, the well-known former penitentiary and a prison for political prisoners - learn about the rich history of the Town Krk and spice it all up with tasting autochthonous specialities experiencing a holiday for all your senses.

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Travel agency Šiloturist Na Vodici 2, Šilo HR-AB-51-90914732 T/F: +385 51 860 171 T/F: +385 51 852 203 siloturist@ri.t-com.hr www.siloturist.hr

Tourist packages can range from one to four days. The activity programme for a four-day package includes: day 1. Baška; day 2. Goli Otok; day 3. Krk; day 4. Baška. Packages are available from 1st May to 1st October for groups from 21 to 50 people. Accommodation is provided in 3* or 4* apartments and hotels, and transport is possible as part of our organisation, by coach or by minibus. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English, German, Italian or Czech, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


Dalmatia’s Archeological Chest sightseeing in Zadar which was under Roman administration, known as Colonia Julia Jader; visit Salona, the former capital of the Roman province Dalmatia; touring an Archaeological museum built on-site at Vid near Metković

Many treasures of different historic eras are spread across Dalmatia thrilling visitors at every step. This rich archaeological chest offers vast treasures of Roman times that had left a significant mark upon Dalmatia. From the north heading southbound, accompanied by the expertise of a knowledgeable guide, discover the cultural treasure, legends and interesting facts from the Roman era. Visit the Roman forum in Zadar and the Museum of Antique Glass, admire the gracious Diocletian Palace in Split, one of the most significant buildings from Roman times in Dalmatia and then take a gentle walk around the remains of the Antique Salona. Visit the Island of Brač, and in the far south, in Vid near Metković, take a tour of an Archaeological museum built on-site. Travel with us into the past - the time of the famous Roman Empire and become a somewhat connoisseur of a part of the rich Roman history.

Tourist packages range from one to five days. The activity programme for a five-day package includes: day 1. Zadar; day 2. Trogir - Split; day 3. Salona; day 4. Brač; day 5. Vid - Metković. Packages are available from 1st October to 1st June for groups from 6 to 45 people. Accommodation is provided at 4* hotels in Zadar or surroundings and 4* hotels in Split or surroundings. Transport is possible as part of our organisation, by minibus or coach. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English, Italian, German and French, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.

Travel agency Maranta d.o.o. Trg Hrvatske bratske zajednice 2, Split HR-AB-21-060027237 T:+ 385 21 323 884 F:+ 385 21 317 710 maranta@maranta.hr www.maranta-travel.com


Cruising Through Time cruising the waters of central Dalmatia on a motor sailing ship; excursion to Zadar and its surroundings; visit to numerous historic sites and localities in the company of a guide - professor of archaeology

Long, turbulent and rich is the history of the Croatian shores of the Adriatic. Taking a cruise through central Dalmatia you get to see the varied history of small towns and cities located in that part of Croatia, as well as the wealth of their cultural heritage. Your professional guide on the trip is going to be a professor of archaeology and she/he will lead you to all the mysteries of history hidden in the pearls of the Adriatic: Split, Šibenik, Zadar, Nin… Spend nine unforgettable days cruising the Adriatic on an motor sailing ship, soaking in fresh se air, enjoying good food and the beauty of the Croatian shores. Have fun and relax in good company, delve into the history of our people and civilization of the Antiquity without having to pick up your suitcases for full nine days.

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Travel agency Katarina Line d.o.o. Maršala Tita 75/1, Opatija HR-AB-51-040009767 T: +385 51 603 400 F: +385 51 271 372 filip@katarina-line.hr www.katarina-line.com

This is a package tour which takes 9 days. The programme of activities for a nine-day package covers the following: days 1-9. cruising on an motor sailing ship through the waters of central Dalmatia (Split - Šibenik - Ivinj - Nin - Zadar - Bribir - Kornati - Primošten - Split). The package is available the year round for groups of 2– 45 persons. Accommodation is provided in double-bedded cabins. Transfer to and from the point of embarkation can be by own transport or it can be organized by us. Professional guides are available in Croatian and English, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


Following the Currents of the Past in Southern Adriatic cruising the Adriatic with breaks for educational tours; sights seeing around the towns, cities and island of southern Dalmatia such as Dubrovnik, Hvar and Mljet; visits to numerous historic sites and localities with a professional guide professor of archaeology

The sea currents of the southern Adriatic hide many a tale. By taking a cruise through the southern Dalmatia you get the chance to visit some of the most famous Croatian towns and islands all of which a veritable treasure troves of cultural heritage. In the company of a professor of archaeology, your expert guide on this trip, you will be able to learn a great deal about all the places you visit – such as the walls of Dubrovnik and Ston, and Stari Grad on the island of Hvar. Have a good time sailing in the invigorating sea, enjoying good food and the beauties of some of the most popular destinations in the Adriatic. Have a rest, reach deep into the history of our people and the civilizations of the Antiquity, get the first hand experience of Dubrovnik and Dalmatia and they will take your breath away and then find a permanent place in your heart.

Travel agency Katarina Line d.o.o. Maršala Tita 75/1, Opatija HR-AB-51-040009767 T: +385 51 603 400 F: +385 51 271 372 filip@katarina-line.hr www.katarina-line.com Foto: M. Babić (HTZ)

This is a package tour which takes 9 days. The programme of activities for an nine-day package covers the following: days 1-9. cruising on an motor sailing ship through the waters of southern Dalmatia (Split - Brač - Hvar - Vis - Korčula - Mljet - Ston - Dubrovnik - Split). The package is available from 9 April to 29 October, for groups of 2 to 45 people. Accommodation is provided in double-bedded cabins. Transfer to the point of embarkation can be by own transport or organized by us. Professional guides are available in Croatian and English, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


The Antique Paths of Dalmatia Split sightseeing including a visit to the Archaeological museum taking in the best-known archaeological sites of Dalmatia The Diocletian Palace, Salona, Burnum, Tilurium; tasting of Dalmatian products and Krka National Park sightseeing

Located along the beautiful Adriatic Sea, Dalmatia has always been full of life, attracting people and remaining in their hearts forever. A combination of beauty, culture and rich history can be experienced by visiting the most significant antique sites in this area. The impressive remains of old Salona, the capital of the Roman province Dalmatia whose role was taken by Split following its abandonment, and Burnum located near IvoĹĄevac together with Tilurium, close to Gardun not far from Trilj, are the best options for those who wish to experience places which reflect the strength of the ancient Roman Empire most. Visiting modern Split and Trogir is the best way to understand how historic heritage became a part of a contemporary Croatian town. If you add a dose of sightseeing of the Krka national park, renowned for its beauty and natural wealth as well a taste of Dalmatian specialities along the way, you shall get the most wonderful and unforgettable experience of Dalmatia.

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Travel agency Globtour Event d.o.o. Preradovićeva 14, Zagreb HR-AB-01-080238927 T: +385 1 4881 100 F: +385 1 4881 119 info@globtour.hr www.globtour.hr

Tourist packages can range from two to four days. The activity programme for a four-day package would include: day 1. Split; day 2. Salona; day 3. Krka National Park - Skrdin; day 4. Split. Packages are available from 1st February to 31st March and from 1st October to 30th November for groups from 2 to 45 people. Accommodation is provided at the families and hotels of various categories, and transport is possible by using your own vehicle or as part of our organisation. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English, German, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


Surrounded by the History of Zadar and Pag sightseeing of Zadar, a town holding a three-millennium tradition with exceptionally valuable cultural heritage; sightseeing of Pag and Novalja visiting the main tourist attractions; unveiling the history of the lace of Pag, the most beautiful autochthon souvenir

The town of Zadar and its near surroundings are a real treasury of archaeology and history, from the earliest pre-historic times to Middle Ages leading to today. The museums and churches of Zadar, as well as, by the most part, the still preserved ambiance of an ancient Adriatic town, old Iadera, with its symmetrical town streets, and then Nin with some of the most significant and best-preserved monuments of Old-Croatian heritage, offer their visitors an unforgettable atmosphere and pleasure of getting to know this part of Croatia. An experience combining history and tradition is enhanced by visiting Novalja, the tourist centre of the Island of Pag which, within its town’s museum, hides an entrance to an authentic preserved Roman aqueduct carved in stone. As the-icing-on-the-cake, to round off this unforgettable experience of history and culture, you will learn about the lace of Pag, the most beautiful authchton souvenir of exceptional samples made from the art of sewing, considered to have derived from the time of Mikena. Travel agency Globtour Event d.o.o. Preradovićeva 14, Zagreb HR-AB-01-080238927 T: +385 1 4881 100 F: +385 1 4881 119 info@globtour.hr www.globtour.hr

Tourist packages can range from two to four days. The activity programme for a four-day package would include: day 1. Zadar; day 2. Zadar - Pag; day 3. Novalja; day 4. Novalja - Zadar. Packages are available from 1st February to 31st March and from 1st October to 30th November for groups from 2 to 45 people. Accommodation is provided at the families and hotels of various categories, and transport is possible by using your own vehicle or as part of our organisation. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English and German, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


The Antique Paths of Dalmatia Split sightseeing including a visit to the Archaeological museum taking in the best-known archaeological sites of Dalmatia The Diocletian Palace, Salona, Burnum, Tilurium; tasting of Dalmatian products and Krka National Park sightseeing

Located along the beautiful Adriatic Sea, Dalmatia has always been full of life, attracting people and remaining in their hearts forever. A combination of beauty, culture and rich history can be experienced by visiting the most significant antique sites in this area. The impressive remains of old Salona, the capital of the Roman province Dalmatia whose role was taken by Split following its abandonment, and Burnum located near IvoĹĄevac together with Tilurium, close to Gardun not far from Trilj, are the best options for those who wish to experience places which reflect the strength of the ancient Roman Empire most. Visiting modern Split and Trogir is the best way to understand how historic heritage became a part of a contemporary Croatian town. If you add a dose of sightseeing of the Krka national park, renowned for its beauty and natural wealth as well a taste of Dalmatian specialities along the way, you shall get the most wonderful and unforgettable experience of Dalmatia.

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Travel agency Globtour Event d.o.o. Preradovićeva 14, Zagreb HR-AB-01-080238927 T: +385 1 4881 100 F: +385 1 4881 119 info@globtour.hr www.globtour.hr

Tourist packages can range from two to four days. The activity programme for a four-day package would include: day 1. Split; day 2. Salona; day 3. Krka National Park - Skrdin; day 4. Split. Packages are available from 1st February to 31st March and from 1st October to 30th November for groups from 2 to 45 people. Accommodation is provided at the families and hotels of various categories, and transport is possible by using your own vehicle or as part of our organisation. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English, German, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


Surrounded by the History of Zadar and Pag sightseeing of Zadar, a town holding a three-millennium tradition with exceptionally valuable cultural heritage; sightseeing of Pag and Novalja visiting the main tourist attractions; unveiling the history of the lace of Pag, the most beautiful autochthon souvenir

The town of Zadar and its near surroundings are a real treasury of archaeology and history, from the earliest pre-historic times to Middle Ages leading to today. The museums and churches of Zadar, as well as, by the most part, the still preserved ambiance of an ancient Adriatic town, old Iadera, with its symmetrical town streets, and then Nin with some of the most significant and best-preserved monuments of Old-Croatian heritage, offer their visitors an unforgettable atmosphere and pleasure of getting to know this part of Croatia. An experience combining history and tradition is enhanced by visiting Novalja, the tourist centre of the Island of Pag which, within its town’s museum, hides an entrance to an authentic preserved Roman aqueduct carved in stone. As the-icing-on-the-cake, to round off this unforgettable experience of history and culture, you will learn about the lace of Pag, the most beautiful authchton souvenir of exceptional samples made from the art of sewing, considered to have derived from the time of Mikena. Travel agency Globtour Event d.o.o. Preradovićeva 14, Zagreb HR-AB-01-080238927 T: +385 1 4881 100 F: +385 1 4881 119 info@globtour.hr www.globtour.hr

Tourist packages can range from two to four days. The activity programme for a four-day package would include: day 1. Zadar; day 2. Zadar - Pag; day 3. Novalja; day 4. Novalja - Zadar. Packages are available from 1st February to 31st March and from 1st October to 30th November for groups from 2 to 45 people. Accommodation is provided at the families and hotels of various categories, and transport is possible by using your own vehicle or as part of our organisation. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English and German, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


Archaeological City Break in Split explore Split and the Diocletian Palace, one of the most significant works of late-Antique architecture; visit hidden localities like Ljubačka kosa, the Big Cave in Kličevica and Mujo Cave; discover the Krka National Park

What’s the recipe for a good holiday? A lot of sun, beautiful blue sea and an abundance of archaeology! It’s almost as if a short city break in the surrounding areas of Split has made just for you. Explore the cellars of the Diocletian Palace and its narrow stone streets, one of the most-significant constructions of lateAntique era. After taking a closer look, you will discover that, in the combination of architectural elements, one can feel what is soon to be the fall of the Roman Empire. Apart from the well known attractions visit the interesting, until now undiscovered archaeological localities in central Dalmatia such as Ljubačka kosa. Visit Nin, a town of excellence and picturesque Skradin which is located in the place where the river gently embraces the sea. After setting your eyes on these real archaeological treats, prepare yourself before seeing the unbelievable natural beauties of Krka National Park surrounded by greenness and waterfalls in the true sense of heaven on earth.

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Travel agency VMD d.o.o. 3. Cvjetno naselje 20, Zagreb HR-AB-01-080038509 T: +385 1 6065 840 F: +385 1 6065 841 vmd@vmd.hr www.vmd.hr

Tourist packages range from three to four days. The activity programme for a four-day package includes: day 1. Split; day 2. Kaštela - Bribirska glavica - Krka National Park; day 3. Posedarje - Ljubačka kosa - Nin; day 4. Split. Packages are available throughout the year for groups from 2 to 16 people. Accommodation is provided at 3* and 4* hotels. Transport is possible with your own vehicle or as part of our organisation. Professional guides are available in Croatian and English and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


Sailing Along Traces of Roman Cissa sightseeing of archaeological sites and a boat ride over the sunken Roman town Cissa; visit a museum and a Roman aqueduct; an expert talk about archaeological findings and their significance within the Roman Empire

The Roman Empire left a significant and indelible mark on the Dalmatia region. The Island of Pag failed to escape this influence, which in terms of the length of its coast is by far the most indented island of the Adriatic. The sunken Roman town of Cissa, today known as Caska, is frequently described in many legends and former Navalia, known today as Novalja, both as rich archaeological findings enabling us to learn about the way of life in past times. Both connected by a handcarved stone, 1042 metres long, underground an Antique aqueduct called Talijanova buža - fascinating monumental heritage of the island. Visit the archaeological sites of Pag, take a boat ride over the sunken Roman town Cissa beneath you and learn more of its history by visiting museums and listening to expert talks. Gain further knowledge with a visit to an ethnographic collection in Kolan and to finish off your educational experience about life and tradition of the island, what better way than to taste autochthonous delicacies.

Tourist packages range from three to seven days. The activity programme for a seven-day package includes: day 1-2. Novalja; day 3. Kolan; day 4-6. Pag; day 7. Rab. Packages are available from 1st April to 15th June and from 15th September to 30th October for groups from 20 to 80 people. Accommodation is provided at households with apartments and pensions (3* or 4*) and at 3* or 4* hotels on Pag Island. Transport is possible with your own vehicle or as part of our organisation, by coach or shuttles. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English, German and Italian. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.

Travel agency Sunturist d.o.o. Kranjčevićeva bb, Novalja HR-AB-53-0659517 T: +385 53 661 211 F: +385 53 661 611 sunturist@gs.t-com.hr www.sunturist.com


Through Archaeological Heritage of Konavle visit Illyrian and Roman monuments and caves with findings from the Iron Age and Bronze Age; reviewing the collection with over 35000 items of literal, museum and archival materials

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Use the opportunity and learn more about the most southern Croatian region with exceptional, unique and well-preserved rural architecture, numerous monuments of a thousand-year old history with a hundred-year old tradition. The traces of past times are today preserved through native customs and dances, characteristic national costumes and famous embroidery of Konavle which show the idyllic harmonious coexistence of men and nature in the best possible way. Start you search for lost times by exploring the legacy of civilizations that through history have inhabited this region, starting from very first inhabitants who were Greeks and Illyrians, then Romans etc. Visit numerous Illyrian and Roman monuments, as well as caves with findings from the Iron Age and Bronze Age. Review an interesting collection of Baltazar Bogišić with over 35 000 items of literal, museum and archival materials and to conclude this cultural and historic adventure, enjoy local specialities in the original ambiance of a rural household.

Travel agency Elite travel d.o.o. Vukovarska 17, Dubrovnik HR-AB-20-09002185 T: +385 20 358 200 F: +385 20 358 303 elite@elite.hr www.elite.hr

Tourist packages can last up to eight days. The activity programme for an eight-day package includes: day 1. Cavtat; day 2. Cavtat - Konavle; day 3. Cavtat - Čilipi; day 4. Močići; day 5. Gabrila - Brotnice; day 6. Konavle; day 7. Vodovađa - Cavtat; day 8. Cavtat. Packages are available throughout the year for groups from 2 to 45 people. Accommodation is provided at t 3*, 4*, 5* hotels in Cavtat, and transport is possible as part of our organisation, by minibus or by coach. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English, German, Italian or French. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


Dubrovnik’s Convents and Villas visit convents and villas of the Dubrovnik area from the 14th, 15th and 16th century; attend a lecture about history and the development of the famous Dubrovnik Republic and visit Dubrovnik’s History Archive; tasting local specialities in an original ambience

The unmistakable delights of Dubrovnik are well-known around the world. This town of culture and rich history, in spite of the devastating earthquake in 1667 and damages during the war in 1991, has remained to be the town of untouched beauty. Convents, churches and villas are among the main features of cultural heritage of the Croatian south that once belonged to Dubrovnik’s nobility. Have an expert tour guide and enjoy the pearls of Renaissance sacral and profane architecture of Dubrovnik’s region. Discover masterpieces of Dubrovnik’s foreign masters from times when the fleet of Dubrovnik was among the strongest in the Adriatic Sea and diplomacy of Dubrovnik’s noblemen succeeded to confront even the might of the Ottoman Empire. Experience the history of this area, taste the specialities in the original ambiance of rural households and enjoy the great wealth of tradition, culture and nature that this charm-filled area has to offer. Travel agency Elite travel d.o.o. Vukovarska 17, Dubrovnik HR-AB-20-09002185 T: +385 20 358 200 F: +385 20 358 303 elite@elite.hr www.elite.hr

Tourist packages can last up to eight days. The activity programme for an eight-day package includes: day 1. Dubrovnik; day 2. Cavtat - Pridvorje - Lokrum; day 3. Dubrovnik; day 4. Dubrovnik - Konavle; day 5. Elafiti (Lopud - Šipan); day 6. Slano - Ston; day 7. Rijeka Dubrovačka; day 8. Dubrovnik. Packages are available throughout the year for groups from 2 to 45 people. Accommodation is provided at 3*, 4*, 5* hotels in Cavtat, and transport is possible as part of our organisation, by minibus or by coach. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English, German, Italian or French. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


The Safe Embrace of Fortresses of Southern Croatia learn about the fortifying architecture of southern Croatia; strolling on the Ston city wall and a visit to Ston salt plant; sightseeing at the Cathedral of St. Jacob in Šibenik featured on UNESCO’s World Heritage list 24

The former guardians of Croatian towns, nowadays have become magnificent witnesses of past times, as these walls and fortresses conceal secrets and historic tales. Knin fortress, one of the largest fortifying constructions in Dalmatia, has encompassing walls that extend to almost two kilometres in length and up to twenty metres high. No less impressive is the Klis fortress located on the mountain pass between Kozjak and Mosor that played a significant role during the war with the Turks, serving as a camp for Petar Kružić and his Uskoci soldiers. Experience the richness of history by visiting the Fortress of St. Mihovil raised in stone rock seventy metres above sea level and the so-called jewel of the Adriatic, the town of Šibenik, which can be seen from above. Feel safe in the embrace of the Ston city wall, which is proudly referred to by the locals as the European Chinese wall due to its length, as you understand that every one of these mighty constructions continues to conceal a heart of a gentle guardian.

Travel agency Petros d.o.o. B. Adžije 34, Zagreb HR-AB-01-080346301 T: +385 1 3646 600 F: +385 1 3646 465 petros@petros.hr www.petros.hr

Tourist packages consist of four days. The activity programme for a four-day package includes: day 1. Zagreb - Knin - Klis - Makarska Riviera; day 2. Makarska Riviera - Ston; days 3-4. Makarska Riviera - Šibenik - Zagreb. Packages are available throughout the year for groups from 2 to 45 people. Accommodation is provided at 3* hotels on the Makarska Riviera. Transport is possible with your own vehicle or as part of our organisation, by coach. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English, German, French and Italian and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


Archaeological Jewels of the Adriatic tour of the Roman amphitheatre, the Archway of Hercules and the Temple of Augustus in Pula; visit to the Brijuni locality, the town of Osor and Bribirska glavica; visit to Split and its sights, the localities of Solin, Narona and Dubrovnik

Southern Croatia has always captivated the imagination of numerous tourists, not just because of its natural beauty, but also because of its rich history and immensely valuable historical heritage left by the ancient Greeks and Romans. This trip, which covers visits to several of the most important archaeological localities in Croatia, offers a combination of learning and relaxation. Feel the tremble of the past as you walk through the Arena – one of the best preserved Roman amphitheatres, or the Archway of Hercules and the Temple of Augustus in Pula. The experience of the Antiquity is intensified by its natural surroundings, particularly in the Brijuni Archipelago, in Osor and at Bribirska glavica. Let us lead you along the legendary paths of history of the cities of Split, Solin and Trogir with its architectural heritage ranging from the Antiquity to the Romanesque period which has earned it a place on the UNSECO List of world cultural heritage. And as a special treat enjoy the pure beauty of Dubrovnik, its walls and fortresses that seem to rise from the sea. Travel agency Kompas d.o.o. Partizanska 13, Poreč HR-AB-52-040074652 T: +385 1 455 0160 F: +385 1 455 0039 incoming@ kompas-travel.com www.kompas-travel.com

This is a package tour of 5-7 days. The programme of activities for a seven-day package covers the following: day 1. Pula; day 2. Brijuni Archipelago; day 3. Bribir - Osor; day 4. Split - Solin; day 5. Stobreč - Trogir; day 6. Vid - Dubrovnik; day 7. Dubrovnik. The package is available from 1 April to 31 October for groups of 2 to 26 people. Accommodation is provided 3* or 4* hotels, and transport can be organized by us. Professional guides available in Croatian, English and German, upon request in other languages. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


In the Footsteps of Ancient Civilizations tour of the Papuk localities, the Museum of the Krapina Neanderthal and the walls of Sisak; visit to the burg of Veliki Tabor and the archaeological locality of Lobor; sightseeing tours of Split, and a visit to the in situ museum in Narona

The intriguing combination of the continental and the coastal areas in the spirit of archaeology is going to reveal all the beauty of Croatian diversity and her historical heritage. The road from the Neanderthal man to Narona is long and fascinating, and the combination of nature and ancient civilizations rather magical. Find out more about the Old Stone Age, take a peek into the secrets of the old feudal lords, and feel the Bronze and Iron Age of the archaeological localities of Lobor and Papuk beneath your feet. Next let the touch of the Mediterranean climate take you to the times of the Roman Empire and Diocletian’s palace in Split, to the Greek defensive walls of Stobreč and treat yourself to a moment or two of relaxation in the narrow streets and art collection of Trogir. And finally, let the pearl of the Croatian Adriatic - the wonderful city of Dubrovnik and its mystical past hidden in the stones of its bastions and in the waves of the sea lapping at its walls – cast its spell on you.

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Travel agency Kompas d.o.o. Partizanska 13, Poreč HR-AB-52-040074652 T: +385 1 455 0160 F: +385 1 455 0039 incoming@ kompas-travel.com www.kompas-travel.com

This is a package tour of 5-7 days. The programme of activities for a seven-day package covers the following: day 1. Zagreb - Sisak - Papuk: day 2. Veliki Tabor - Krapina - Lobor; day 3. Zagreb - Žumberak; day 4. Split - Solin; day 5. Stobreč - Trogir; day 6. Vid - Dubrovnik; day 7. Dubrovnik. The package is available from 1 April to 31 October for groups of 2 to 26 people. Accommodation is provided 3* or 4* hotels, and transport can be organized by us. Professional guides available in Croatian, English and German, upon request in other languages. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


Exploring the String of the Croatian Archaeological Pearls tour of the Arena, the temple of Augustus and the Archway of Hercules; viewing of archaeological sites at Brijuni; visits to the Archaeological Museum in Zagreb and the Museum of the Krapina Neanderthal man; tour of the burg of Veliki Tabor

Istria and central Croatia will tell you forgotten stories and take you thousands of years back into history. The journey begins in the Pula of the Antiquity period with a tour of the Arena - one of the best preserved Roman amphitheatres, the Archway of Hercules and the Temple of Augustus, and continues with a walk through the archaeological sites at Brijuni. A visit to the Archaeological Museum in Zagreb provides a chance to view the Egyptian collection, the only one of its kind in these parts. A trek along the Žumberak trail of princes, the Papuk locality and the Museum of the Krapina Neanderthal man demonstrate the enviable level of preservation of these localities. The next stage of this journey are the excavation sites of Sisak, the opportunity to discover the feudal past of the magnificent burg of Veliki Tabor and to survey the inexhaustible wealth of the Lobor locality. To sum up, this is a journey that will enable you to explore the archaeological pearls of Croatia.

HTZ, Renzo Kosinozic

This is a package tour of 4-5 days. The programme of activities for a five-day package covers the following: day 1. Pula - Brijuni; day 2. Žumberak - Zagreb; day 3. Zagreb - Krapina; day 4. Sisak - Papuk; day 5. Lobor. The package is available from 1 April to 31 October for groups of 2 to 26 people. Accommodation is provided 3* or 4* hotels, and transport can be organized by us. Professional guides available in Croatian, English and German, upon request in other languages. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.

Travel agency Kompas d.o.o. Partizanska 13, Poreč HR-AB-52-040074652 T: +385 1 455 0160 F: +385 1 455 0039 incoming@ kompas-travel.com www.kompas-travel.com


On the Trail of the Roman Empire archaeological localities: the Roman Zagreb - Andautonia, Siscia Sisak and Aquae Iasae - Varaždinske Toplice; the spirit and atmosphere of the ancient Rome through Roman games, workshops and gastronomy; walking tour through Zagreb, Varaždin and Sisak, visit to museums

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Travel agency Scrinium d.o.o. B. Adžije 34, Zagreb HR-AB-01-080547490 T: +385 1 3646 751 F: +385 1 3646 751 info@scrinium-tours.hr www.scrinium-tours.hr

The large and mighty Roman Empire left its indelible mark on a period of European and world history, spreading its culture, skills and knowledge through its conquests. In the 1st c. BC the Roman armies arrived to the Pannonian plain, and left Croatia with a wealth of archaeological localities - a priceless treasure calling on the curious souls of exploratory character to discover it. You will get to know the Roman Zagreb, i.e. Andautonia, a town which had been an important port on the River Sava from the 1st to the 4th century AD. The city of Sisak stands in the site that once was Colonia Siscia - the capital of Pannoniae Saviae - the seat of the prefect, a military base, economic centre, a thermae and a port on the River Kupa. It also had its own mint, and the coins minted there were used in the whole of the Roman Empire. The beauty of the best preserved complex of the public architecture of the Roman times in central Croatia - the Aquae Iasae - delights all who come. Guided by trained archaeologists you will be able to learn all you want about the localities, but also experience some of the atmosphere of ancient Rome, taste the dishes they feasted on, and try your hand in the crafts and the games of the times.

This is a package tour of 1-4 days. The programme of activities for a four-day package covers the following: day 1. Andautonia (Roman Zagreb) - Velika Gorica; day 2. Zagreb; day 3. Siscia (Sisak) - Lonja Range Nature Park; day 4. Aquae Iasae (Varaždinske Toplice) - Varaždin. The package is available from 1 May to 1 October for groups of 7 to 25 people. Accommodation is provided in 2*, 3* or 4* hotels in Zagreb. Transport as per the programme can be one’s own or organized by us. Professional guides are available in Croatian and English, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


The Fascinating Journey into the Past exploring the historical and archaeological sights of Croatia - prehistoric, the Antiquity period, medieval and those linked to modern day; tour of museums and archaeological localities; learning about local culture and customs

It is said the history is the teacher of life, and it is from history that we can learn a great deal about our present. So come and learn about Croatia following the trail of archaeological localities spread throughout the country, a veritable treat for all those interested in the times gone by. We start in the Age of Copper where the pronounced aesthetic values and technological qualities of ceramic artefacts, like for instance the famous Dove of Vučedol, tell the story of a developed culture and civilization over five thousand years old. From the oldest calendar in Europe, the Vučedol Orion, across the Ružica burgh - one of the largest medieval castles in Croatia - the path takes us to the north-western Croatia and when there we will again go way down the history lane to meet Homo Crapiniensis, the Neanderthal man of Krapina who lived over 100,000 years ago. Discover why this exciting journey, which brings only the very best the archaeology has to offer, takes one’s breath away - join us and get the sense of everything that is and that once was.

This is a package tour of 5-7 days. The programme of activities for a seven-day package covers the following: day 1. Vukovar; day 2. Vukovar - Ilok - Vinkovci - Đakovo - Požega; day 3. Požega - Kutjevo - Đurđevac - Varaždin; day 4. Varaždin - Krapina; day 5. Krapina - Zagreb - Velika Groica - Karlovac Novigrad na Dobri; day 6. Karlovac - Rijeka - Veprinac - Kastav; day 7. Kastav - Poreč - Dvigrad - Pula. The package is available the year round for groups of 2 to 40 people. Accommodation is provided in 2*, 3* or 4* hotels, while transport can be one’s own or organized by us. Professional guides are available in Croatian and English, and other languages upon request.All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.

Travel agency Uniline d.o.o. S. Dobrića 16, Pula HR-AB-52-040046499 T: +385 52 390 039 F: +385 52 215 036 dmc@uniline.hr www.uniline.hr


Jewel Hunting in the Cradle of Culture presentation of and learning about ores, minerals, semi-precious stones, geological history, rare plant and animal species; searching for agate; learning about culture and history of Lepoglava - the cradle of culture

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Travel agency Sinergija d.o.o. Hrv. pavlina 7, Lepoglava HR-AB-42-070083874 T: +385 42 493 900 F: +385 42 493 909 sinergija@ sinergija-komunikacije.hr www.sinergija-komunikacije.hr

There are many reasons why Lepoglava is known as the cradle of culture - it had the first secular school in Croatia, the first university, this is where the Gazophilacium dictionary was written - its first copy is kept right here in Lepoglava. All of these facts speak of the craving for knowledge, while the lace of Lepoglava (in 2009 included it the UNESCO List of the world non-material heritage), the Pauline church and monastery from the beginning of the 15th c. with frescoes by Ivan Ranger speak of the local people’s appreciation of beauty and art. In addition to its cultural heritage, the Lepoglava area boasts a wealth of natural beauty and treasures - this is where the only inactive volcano in continental Croatia is located together with the locality where semi-precious agate can be found. The green surroundings of Lepoglava, part of which are the Mount of Ivanščica, Gaveznica - Kameni vrh and the Path of the Forest Fairy, will capture your heart. Awaken your curiosity and your explorative spirit and search for the remnants of volcanic rock or semi-precious stones, but also for the jewels of knowledge and experience which are going to have a permanent shining place in the string of discoveries about the history and development of Croatian and European culture.

This is a package tour of 1-3 days. The programme of activities for a three-day package covers the following: day 1. Lepoglava - Gaveznica - Kameni vrh, Vudelje - Ivanščica, Čret - Travnjaci or Kameničko Podgorje and Ivančica - Konj; day 2. Skradnjak - Gaveznica - Lepoglava; day 3. - Lepoglava. The package is available from 1 April to 15 November for groups of 2-40 people. Accommodation is provided in a boarding house in Lepoglava and in a 3* pension in the vicinity of Lepoglava. Transport is one’s own or by a minibus or a van organized by us. Professional guides are available in Croatian and English, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


Neanderthals in the 21st Century visit the Museum of the Neanderthal of Krapina and the locality of Hušnjakovo brdo; study of fossilized remains and stone artefacts; visit Trakošćan, the best preserved castle of Zagorje, the Church of St. Catharine and the Shrine of Our Lady of Jerusalem

Development of human kind is a fascinating, millennia long story. Who we are, what our ancestors looked like and how far back we go - these are the questions that have gripped our interest since our early days. A part of the answer can be found in one of the most sophisticated and most modern museums in the world - the Museum of the Neanderthal of Krapina at the locality of Hušnjakovo in Krapina. Set in a semi-cave, the hyper realistic sculptures created by the French artist Elisabeth Daynés, can be seen in different situations of their existence. Study the fossilized remains and stone artefacts used by those distant ancestors, learn about their habits and spiritual life, be a witness to an interesting story of life and culture of the Neanderthal man who inhabited this beautiful countryside. Walk the ribbon of time and round off your memorable adventure of Zagorje with a visit to Trakošćan – the best preserved castle of the area, the Church of St. Catharine and the shrine of Our Lady of Jerusalem.

E. Daynés

This is a package tour of 1-5 days. The programme of activities for a five-day package covers the following: days 1-4. Krapina; day 5. Trakošćan. The package is available from 1 March to 31 October for groups of 2 to 80 people. Accommodation is provided in a 3* pension in Škaričevo, and in 2* or 3* hotels in Krapina, while transport can be one’s own or by bus organized by us. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English and German, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.

Travel agency Antoma d.o.o. Art turizam Trg slobode 1, Zlatar HR-AB-49-080179086 T: +385 49 466 995 F: +385 49 466 995 antoma@kr.t-com.hr www.kaj7.com


Archaeologists’ Exploring Spirit visit Andautonia Archaeological Park; Observing the Veternica and Vindija Caves and visit the multiple award-winning Krapina Neanderthal Museum; visit Plitvice Lakes National Park and Medvednica Nature Park

Do you prefer archaeology than the Sun, beach and Sea? Then, join us on a journey which will take you ten thousand years back in time! Not far from today’s Zagreb, visit Andautonia, the former Roman Zagreb, nowadays an archaeological park near the Sava River. In the wondrous green area of continental Croatia, far from the bustling tourist crowd, discover hidden paths of great archaeological significance. Satisfy your curiosity and your sense of exploration by visiting the caves of Veternica and Vindija and also Krapina Neanderthal Museum, one of the most contemporary museums in the world, which will lead you far back into the past and in the company of the experts, you will experience a wealth of archaeological surprises. After the intense journey through time, walk along the world famous Plitvice Lakes National Park and relax in its timeless natural beauties.

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Travel agency VMD d.o.o. 3. Cvjetno naselje 20, Zagreb HR-AB-01-080038509 T: +385 1 6065 840 F: +385 1 6065 841 vmd@vmd.hr www.vmd.hr

Tourist packages can range from three to four days. The activity programme for a four-day package includes: day 1. Zagreb; day 2. Medvednica Nature Park - Krapina; day 3. Plitvice Lakes National Park; day 4. Zagreb. Packages are available throughout the year for groups from 2 to 16 people. Accommodation is provided at 3* and 4* hotels. Transport is possible with your own vehicle or as part of our organisation. Professional guides are available in Croatian and English and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


Following the Neanderthal Trail Start your time machine and set it up to travel a tens of thousands years back in time to join the Neanderthals on their journey through Croatia. The Vindija cave and Hušnjakovo hill are only just a couple of the well-known sites where remains of Neanderthals were found. Learn about the fascinating era of this far gone history by visiting Krapina Neanderthal Museum, one of the world’s most contemporary museums. This educative tour will take you on a journey through the green valley of continental Croatia all the way to the coast of the Adriatic Sea. Reveal hidden archaeological sites, stroll along unvisited paths, and find the answers to all of your questions by talking to our knowledgeable experts. We will even make sure that in between sightseeing cities and museums you find time for a refreshing swim in the crystal clean Adriatic waters.

D.Fabijanić

visit Krapina Neanderthal Museum and the archaeological sites of Ljubačka kosa and the Big Cave in Kličevica; sightseeing at the Plitvice Lakes National Park and Krka National Park; visit UNESCO city of Split and Diocletian Palace

Tourist packages range up to eight days. The activity programme for an eight-day package includes: day 1. Zagreb; day 2. Medvednica Nature Park - Krapina; day 3. Plitvice Lakes National Park; day 4. Kličevica - Nin; day 5. Zadar - Krka National Park; day 6. Kaštela - Salona; day 7-8. Split. Packages are available from 1st April to 30th October for groups from 6 to 16 people. Accommodation is provided at 3* and 4* hotels. Transport is possible with your own vehicle or as part of our organisation. Professional guides are available in Croatian and English and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.

Travel agency VMD d.o.o. 3. Cvjetno naselje 20, Zagreb HR-AB-01-080038509 T: +385 1 6065 840 F: +385 1 6065 841 vmd@vmd.hr www.vmd.hr


Culture and Historical Delicacies of Zagreb and Surroundings Zagreb sightseeing and a visit to the Medvedgrad medieval fortress; a chance to absorb Krapina and the newly-opened Krapina Neanderthal Museum; sightseeing of old towns near Karlovac – Dubovac, Novigrad upon the Dobra River and Ozalj

Apart from today’s role of acting as a political, economic and cultural centre of Croatia, the capital of the country is situated in the centre of a sphere featured with rich and interesting cultural, historic and archaeological heritage. Visit some of the most attractive archaeological monuments in the near proximity to Zagreb, starting from the Medvedgrad medieval tower leaning over the city, through the remains of an ancient Roman town named Andautonia, and to the worldly-significant Neanderthal site in Krapina with a unique contemporary Museum of Krapina’s Neanderthals. Close by to these pleasures of heritage beauties, you should also be attracted to new cultural and historic delicacies. Discovering Karlovac, a town located upon four different rivers, which was developed from the core of an ideal Renaissance fortress, originally built for the protection from the Osman Empire, as well as visiting neighbouring medieval fortresses – Ozalj, Ribnik, Dubovac and Novigrad upon the Dobra River. These will satisfy the curiosity, entice the imagination and complete the experience of the rich culture and heritage of this picturesque area.

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Travel agency Globtour Event d.o.o. Preradovićeva 14, Zagreb HR-AB-01-080238927 T: +385 1 4881 100 F: +385 1 4881 119 info@globtour.hr www.globtour.hr

Tourist packages can range from two to four days. The activity programme for a four-day package would include: day 1. Zagreb; day 2. Zagreb - Šćitarjevo - Krapina; day 3. Karlovac; day 4. Zagreb. Packages are fully available throughout the year for groups from 2 to 45 people. Accommodation is provided at the families and hotels of various categories, and transport is possible by using your own vehicle or as part of our organisation. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English, German, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


tour of the Žumberak path of the princes, the Papuk locality and the Museum of the Krapina Neanderthal Man; visit to Veliki Tabor, to the Sisak excavation site and the archaeological locality of Lobor; visit to the Vučedol archaeological park and a stroll through the towns of Slavonia

Cultural and historical heritage of Croatia is splendid and quite precious. If you like the scent of times gone by, you should set your sights on the central Croatia and Slavonia where you can discover all the magic of a variety of influences of European cultures, thus enriching your archaeological knowledge. A walk through the Archaeological Museum of Zagreb and along the Žumberak path of the princes will introduce you to the diversity of historical heritage and to different cultural periods. The Museum of the Krapina Neanderthal Man, the excavations in Sisak and the burg of Veliki Tabor provide a tour that spans the period starting well before the new era and that of the new era, and shows the archaeological finds and the rich feudal past, both of inestimable value. Travelling eastwards, we come to the locality of Vučedol - one of the most advanced civilizations that flourished a few thousand years ago. A stroll through the old Slavonian towns of Vinkovci, Vukovar and Ilok will round off this trip, bring us back to the present times and, combined with a good menu of local food, special delicacies and fine wines give us the sense of tradition which is an inseparable part of contemporary life in this region.

D. Fabijanić

On the Path of the Croatian Archaeological Heritage

© 2009 Photo E. Daynés / Reconstruction: Atelier Daynés Paris

This is a package tour of 4-5 days. The programme of activities for a five-day package covers the following: day 1. Zagreb - Žumberak; day 2. Krapina - Veliki Tabor; day 3. Sisak - Papuk; day 4. Vinkovci - Vukovar; day 5. Ilok - Orašje. The package is available from 1 April to 31 October for groups of 2 to 26 people. Accommodation is provided 3* or 4* hotels, and transport can be organized by us. Professional guides available in Croatian, English and German, upon request in other languages. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.

Travel agency Kompas d.o.o. Partizanska 13, Poreč HR-AB-52-040074652 T: +3851 455 0160 F: +3851 455 0039 incoming@ kompas-travel.com www.kompas-travel.com


Secrets of the Knights Templar tour of the all the areas in Croatia which were influenced by the order of the Templars; visit to the well-known localities in Senj, Vrana and Ljupče; special emphasis on the medieval history of the areas

The very name of the order of the Knights Templar still attracts attention. The history of that order, defenders and keepers of the Christian faith, is linked to numerous legends and secrets, and so the Templar castles and churches attract visitors intrigued by mysticism and secrets. Find out more why this order, once so powerful and influential through the Papal favour, fell from grace to such an extent that they were being tortured and murdered in order to get them to reveal the secret of the Holy Grail. Visit some of the most interesting sites in Croatia related to their mysterious history both in the continental and the Littoral Croatia - from Zagreb and Našice to Senj and Vrana. Get the sense of the secretive order of the Templars, the order which no longer exists but whose name still lives on through the Masonic organization.

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Travel agency More Mandić d.o.o. Secret Dalmatia Turanj 426, Sv. Filip Jakov HR-AB-23-060133552 T: +385 91 5671 604 F: +385 91 5671 604 info@secretdalmatia.com www.tours-in-croatia.com

This is a package tour which takes 8 days. The programme of activities for an eight-day package covers the following: days 1-8. activities in the area of Zagreb, Zadar, Split and Senj. The package is available from 1 September to 30 June for groups of 2 to 40 people. Accommodation is provided in boutique-hotels, and transport can be organized by us. Professional guides are available in Croatian and English, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


Following The Path of The Templars and Knights Hospitaller sightseeing in Zagreb, Gradišče, Pusta Bela, Prozorje and Brckovljani, wellknown for keeping knightly orders of the Middle-ages; strolling through Biograd na moru; visiting Templars and the Knights of Hospitaller sites - Bojišče, Tinj, Vrana

Middle-age churches and knightly orders, of which the Templars and Knights Hospitaller had left a great influence in Croatian history, concealed a vast number of mystical secrets. Visiting places such as Gradišče, Brckovljani and Biograd, which are the main centres of these orders, you can discover more about the Templars, the Knights of Jerusalem’s temple - milites Templi and Knights Hospitaller, and the Knights of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem. Here you are able to reveal secrets about their philosophy and work in the Zagorje area all the way leading to Ravni kotari. Learn how Templars enjoyed great privileges from the Pope and then to his disfavour and how its members would refrain from giving away the secret of the Holy Grail not even under the most horrific torture and so the mystical orders were entirely wiped from existence. On this journey of revealing secrets, you will not miss out on any of the unusual tales of Knights of Hospitaller, an order which today is better known as the Maltese Order that has continually had a mission to help and heal. Nowadays, the Maltese Order is the smallest sovereign entity in the world.

Tourist packages can range from three to five days. The activity programme for a five-day package would include: day 1. Zagreb; day 2. Gradišče; day 3. Brckovljani; day 4. Ravni kotari - Ljubač - Biograd; day 5. Biograd. Packages are available throughout the year for groups from 2 to 45 people. Accommodation is provided at the families and hotels of various categories, and transport is possible by using your own vehicle or as part of our organisation. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English and German, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.

Travel agency Globtour Event d.o.o. Preradovićeva 14, Zagreb HR-AB-01-080238927 T: +385 1 4881 100 F: +385 1 4881 119 info@globtour.hr www.globtour.hr


The Secret of the Black Queen tour of nine castles and fortresses in nine counties; presentation of Croatian history within the context of European political scene in the Middle Ages, as well as the way of life of the times; local gastronomy savoured in traditional homesteads

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Travel agency Uniline d.o.o. S.Dobrića 16, Pula HR-AB-52-040046499 T: +385 52 390 039 F: +385 52 215 036 dmc@uniline.hr www.uniline.hr

Human nature is investigative and curious, and journeys into the past - coupled with a promise of uncovering some dark secrets of distant times, are the sweet temptations, especially for those attracted by the mysterious atmosphere of old castles and fortification and the life their occupants led. Enter the world of secrets of the Croatian and European history, and find out who Barbara Celjska (Barbara of Celje) was, and why, following the death of her husband King Sigismund of Luxembourg, she came to be known as the Black Queen. Find out what did happen with this woman who Pope Pio II declared to be depraved and wanton, and whose character was used by A.B.Stoker as the model for Dracula, in the story which takes us through as many as nine jewels of Croatian cultural heritage - castles and fortreses that once were owned by the Black Queen. The burgh of Veliki Tabor which comes straight from a fairy tale, the Garić grad hidden by the dense forests of Moslavina, the local dishes prepared in the traditional rural homesteads are but a few of the reasons why you should partake in our wondrous return to the Middle Ages.

This is a package tour of 1-3 days. The programme of activities for three-day package covers the following: day 1. Čakovec - Koprivnica; day 2. Zagreb; day 3. Velika Gorica. The package is available the year round for groups of 2-40 persons. Accommodation is provided in 2*, 3* or 4* hotels, while transport can be one’s own or organized by us. Professional guides are available in Croatian and English, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


Complots and Secrets of the Middle Ages tour of fortified burghs: Ozalj, Ribnik, Dubovac and Novigrad upon the River Dobra; introduction to the Croatian history within the context of the European political scene in the Middle Ages, as well as to the way of life of the times; lunches and dinners in traditional homesteads

Allow us to present to you the forgotten treasures of continental Croatia - estates and numerous medieval forts in the area and the surroundings of Karlovac, the city on four rivers. Walking through the colourful and romantic buildings one can sense the spirit of the past, and learn the shocking story of the most prominent members of Croatian nobility - the Zrinskis and the Frankopans. Find out who it was and why that hatched the famous Zrinski-Frankopan conspiracy, the subject of many important works in Croatian literature; what was the link between Katarina Zrinski and Juraj Belostenec; how Bernardin Frankopan, the most powerful feudal lord of the 15th century, built one of the best preserved wasserburghs, and much, much more… Discover the links between the Croatian and European Middle Ages in the story of the Turkish onslaughts, and immerse yourself into the stories thus becoming an active participants on the stage of history.

This is a package tour of 1-3 days. The programme of activities for three-day package covers the following: days 1-3. activities in the area of Karlovac, Ozalj, Ribnik and Novigrad na Dobri. The package is available the year round for groups of 2-40 persons. Accommodation is provided in 2*, 3* or 4* hotels, while transport can be one’s own or organized by us. Professional guides are available in Croatian and English, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.

Travel agency Uniline d.o.o. S.Dobrića 16, Pula HR-AB-52-040046499 T: +385 52 390 039 F: +385 52 215 036 dmc@uniline.hr www.uniline.hr


In the Heart of Croatia where Fortresses Guard the Secrets visit to the jewel of the Pauline history, the monastery of Svetice; tour of Ozalj, the old burg of the Zrinskis and the Frankopans; visit to Petrova Gora where, according to tradition, is the final resting place of Petar Svačić, the last Croatian king

Living amidst unspoilt nature and being a part of it, living in harmony with one’s past and present, is a desire of many but a privilege that only few can enjoy. Life in the surroundings of Karlovac has always been hard, but has ever been in harmony with nature. The jewel of the history of the Pauline order and centuries old temple of thigs spiritual - the Pauline monastery of Svetice - enchants with its secrets and its superb works of art. Apart from the dramatic stories of the Zrinskis and the Frankopans in their old seat of Ozalj, you can also live the stories and legends about Croatian nobility at Petrova gora which - tradition has it - is the place where Petar Svačić, the last Croatian king, met his tragic end. The place where four rivers hides many secrets, and is you come with open heart and open mind some of them will be revealed to you, and you will see that our forests are still ruled by elves, and that all the legends of wars and lovers are still alive.

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Travel agency KA Travel d.o.o. Bogoslava Šuleka 27 Karlovac HR-AB-47-020046686 T: +385 47 495 495 F: +385 47 495 497 info@katravel.hr www.katravel.hr

This is a package tour of 3-5 days. The programme of activities for a five-day package covers the following: day 1. Karlovac; day 2. Dubovac - Kamensko; day 3. Svetice - Ozalj; day 4. Petrova gora; day 5. Karlovac. The package is available from 1 February to 30 November for groups of 2 to 25 people. Accommodation is provided in a 3* and 4* hotels in Karlovac, while transport can be one’s own or by bus organized by us. Professional guides are available in Croatian and English, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


From Fortress to Fortress Following Borderland Heroes visit to Dubovac, one of the most beautiful and best preserved architectural monuments of feudal times in Croatia; tour of the old Zrinski-Frankopan burg of Ozalj; visit to the Ogulin citadel built as a protection against Turkish onslaughts

Standing for centuries at the crossroads of two worlds, at the border of two empires, standing in defence of their freedom and guarding Europe from conquerors, are the fortress-towns - masterpieces of fortification architecture. With their secret corridors and rooms, their guardrooms, shelters and dungeons, specific arrow slits and now inaccessible, walled up corridors they bear witness to the faith, love, courage and heroism. Visit Dubovac, one of the most striking and best preserved architectural monuments of feudal times in Croatia which rises upon medieval foundations. Take a walk through Ozalj, the old Zrinski-Frankopan burg which lived its golden days as the seat of the Viceroy Petar Zrinski. Discover the secrets of the Ogulin citadel. The stories of heroism these stronghold tell fascinate all those who enjoyed reading about chivalric adventures when they were children, as well as those of adventurous spirit and imagination who are willing and ready to be taken for an unforgettable journey through the turbulent times of knights and their adversaries.

This is a package tour of 6-8 days. The programme of activities for an eight-day package covers the following: days 1-2. Karlovac; day 3. Svetice - Ozalj - Ribnik; day 4. Novigrad na Dobri - Ogulin; day 5. Brinje - Senj; day 6. Otočac - Cetingrad; day 7. Plitvice Lakes - Rastoke; day 8. Karlovac. The package is available from 1 February to 30 November for groups of 2 to 25 people. Accommodation is provided in a 3* and 4* hotels in Karlovac, Ogulin, Senj and at the Plitvice Lakes. Transport can be one’s own or by bus organized by us. Professional guides are available in Croatian and English, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.

Travel agency KA Travel d.o.o. Bogoslava Šuleka 27 Karlovac HR-AB-47-020046686 T: +385 47 495 495 F: +385 47 495 497 info@katravel.hr www.katravel.hr


From Žumberak Groves Into Witches’ Territory sightseeing in Ogulin, Đula’s Abyss and Frankopan’s kastel; visit a Zagorje eco-house and participate in traditional workshops; fairy tales about the secret lives of the witches of Ogulin with accommodation in SrCe prirode

Unknown stories, life with nature and tradition together with a deep emotional experience only briefly describe the Žumberak area or Ogulin. Prepare yourself for the secret life of the witches of Ogulin at the foot of Mount Klek, the glass surface of Sabljaci, the secrets of Đula’s Abyss or an old craft for which requires you to roll up your sleeves for a while. In the first privately owned botanical garden called Suban, you can learn everything there is to know about herbs and the certain benefits of potions made from them. You will experience an unforgettable time with fairytale stories and old traditions. Learn how the uskoks from Senj made their way into the groves of Žumberak and how Jalba lace derived from Ancient Egypt. Make a basket of wicker and experience a driving test on a broom. Enter the surreal world which will surprise you at every step as you discover the delights of Žumberak and Ogulin in a way you have never done before.

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Travel agency Centar za kontinentalni turizam d.o.o. Perivoj J. Vrbanića 8, Karlovac HR-AB-47-020043528 T: +385 47 609 090 F: +385 47 60 90 91 c.kontinentalni.turizam@ ka.t-com.hr www.kontinent-turizam.hr

Tourist packages can range from 1-3 days. The activity programme for a three-day package includes: day 1. Ogulin - Klek; day 2. Žumberak Nature Park - Manja Vas; day 3. Ribnik - SrCe prirode Srakovčić. Packages are available throughout the year for groups from 10 to 40 people. Accommodation is provided at rural households, at a 4* hotel in Karlovac, and transport is possible with your vehicle or as part of our organization. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English, German, French and Italian, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


Lost Cities of Ancient Rome tour of the best known localities of the Antiquity in the company of an archaeologist as a guide; personalized tour of Diocletian’s palace, Salona, Tilurium; visit to the in situ Archaeological Museum in Narona

Roman Empire has left indelible traces all over Croatia. From the important stations legionaries to the residential units such as the magnificent palace of Emperor Diocletian in Split, Croatia is replete with untold historic treasures some of which still lie hidden beneath the layers of the centuries that have gone by. Join us in a trip of discovering the most striking monuments of the ancient Rome in our land. Take a walk across the Roman forum in Zadar, visit the mighty walls of Asseria and the Roman encampment in Burnum near Knin. Journey into the past by visiting the archaeological locality of Salona, and find our more about the period of Antiquity in the in situ Archaeological Museum in Narona. Explore the less known sites and entire cities that have vanished in the maelstrom that followed the fall of the Empire. Therefore, experience the magic of the Antiquity the Croatian way.

This is a package tour which takes 8 days. The programme of activities for an eight-day package covers the following: days 1-8. activities in the stretching from Zagreb to Split and on to Dubrovnik. The package is available from 1 September to 30 June for groups of 2 to 40 people. Accommodation is provided in boutique-hotels, while transport can be organized by us. Professional guides are available in Croatian and English, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.

Travel agency More Mandić d.o.o. Secret Dalmatia Turanj 426, Sv. Filip Jakov HR-AB-23-060133552 T: +385 91 5671 604 F: +385 91 5671 604 info@secretdalmatia.com www.tours-in-croatia.com


Adventures of Chivalry in Hrvatsko zagorje tour of the Oršić castle and the Peasant’s Revolt Museum in the company of knights and a period dinner; visit to the Museum with the enactment of the Neanderthal man of Krapina; bathing in the thermal waters of the Jezerčica Spa 44

Like castles in fairy tales, the castles of Hrvatsko zagorje also have many a story to tell. Once centres of medieval life, today they represent a precious segment of cultural and historical heritage of Croatia. Some of them have been reconstructed and renovated to their former glory, while others are still waiting to be stirred from their centuries long slumber and hear the sound of steps in the corridors and halls. Take a walk through the rooms and hall where nobility used to gather, view their museum collections to learn about their way of life and get the sense of times gone by. Enjoy your dinner in the company of gallant knights in the Oršić castle and become an actor in historical events. And then go still further back into history, much further back - by visiting the new and fascinating Museum of the Neanderthal man of Krapina in the company of a professional guide, you will get a comprehensive picture of the primeval man in this area. After this exciting journey through the past replenish your strength with a hearty home cooked meal and relax in a pool of thermal waters in the Jezerčica Spa, and round off this chivalric adventure.

Travel agency Abak d.o.o. VIKENDPLANER.info Maksimirska 109, Zagreb HR-AB-01-080118689 T: +385 1 4684 964 F: +385 1 4609 962 info@vikendplaner.info www.vikendplaner.info This is a package tour of 1-3 days. The programme of activities for a three-day package covers the following: day 1. Krapina - Vuglec Breg; day 2. Kumrovec - Veliki Tabor; day 3. Zagorje Wine road. The package is available the year round for groups of 2 to 80 people. Accommodation is provided in 3* or 4* hotels. Transport as per the programme can be one’s own or by bus organized by us. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English, German, Spanish and Italian. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


Nostalgic Tales of the Miraculous Hills romantic urban and rural heritage - castles, manor houses, Baroque churches, museums with picturesque displays; visits to wine cellars and tasting of local wines, local cuisine; accommodation in hotels with medicinal thermal waters and wellness facilities

Should you set out from Zagreb in a northern direction you will come to a sea of hills covered with vineyards, orchards and small but exquisite Baroque-style churches perched atop hills, which lend this soft, undulating landscape a special charm and beauty. The spirit of centuries gone by and the old Croatian gentry seem to be still living in the many medieval burghs, country houses and country estates scattered throughout the area. Their rich museums are just the places to stir up the imagination and take one into the olden days. And, just like the members of the blue blood brigade once did, so can you now enjoy all the benefits of the numerous thermal springs with medicinal properties in the spas of northern Croatia. And in between sessions of soaking in the goodness of medicinal waters, don’t miss the opportunity to see the wealth of cultural heritage. This is a journey through time which is designed o awaken the romantic in you. Travel agency Scrinium d.o.o. B. Adžije 34, Zagreb HR-AB-01-080547490 T: +385 1 3646 751 F: +385 1 3646 751 info@scrinium-tours.hr www.scrinium-tours.hr

This is a package tour of 1-5 days. The programme of activities for a five-day package covers the following: day 1. Krapina - Hušnjakovo - Gornja Stubica - Marija Bistrica; day 2.Klanjec - old village of Kumrovec - Pregrada; day 3. Varaždin; day 4. Čakovec; day 5. Zagreb. The package is available the year round for groups of 2 to 45 people. Accommodation is provided 3* or 4* spa-hotels in Zagorje or Međimurje. Transport as per the programme can be one’s own or organized by us. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English and German, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


Sacral Treasures of Baroque and Classicism visit a Franciscan monastery with the Church of the Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Klanjec; tour of the Parish Church of the Elevation of the Cross; visit to the Church of St. Catharine and church of Our Lady of Jerusalem at Trški vrh above Krapina 46

Religion and faith have always been a part of people’s lives in this area, at the same time asking questions and providing answers. However, sacral architecture never served solely as a place to exalt faith, but has forever been a scene where skills and creations of artists were demonstrated and the spirit of the time reflected. The churches of Baroque and classicism were frequently created from older churches through additions or alterations. Consequently, they are often a combination of artistic and historic styles, which only adds to their value. Take a tour of pilgrimage sites, churches and monasteries such as the parish fête Church of Our Lady of Jerusalem at Trški vrh, the Franciscan monastery with the Church of Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Klanjec, the Franciscan Church of St. Catharine, the Chapel of the Blessed Virgin Mary, the Chapel of St. Vitus and the Chapel of St. Ann. Fill your senses with Baroque and classicistic beauties of art, architecture and frescoes, with liturgical plates, inventory and robes.

Travel agency Antoma d.o.o. Art turizam Trg slobode 1, Zlatar HR-AB-49-080179086 T: +385 49 466 995 F: +385 49 466 995 antoma@kr.t-com.hr www.kaj7.com This is a package tour of 1-5 days. The programme of activities for a five-day package covers the following: day 1. Klanjec; day 2. Sveti Križ Začretje; days 3-4. Krapina; day 5. Pregrada. The package is available from 1 March to 31 October for groups of 2 to 80 people. Accommodation is provided in a 3* pension in Zabok and in 3* or 4* hotels in Krapina, Marija Bistrica, Donja Stubica or Stubičke Toplice, while transport can be one’s own or by bus organized by us. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English and German, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


The Pious Land of Hills visit the Church of St. Mary of the Snow in Belec, St. Martin’s Chapel in Martinščina and the Church of Our lady of the Mount in Lobor; visit to the Medieval Chapel of St. Jacob; visit the Church of the Holy Trinity and the Chapel of St. Peter in Gotalovec

In the serenity of greenery, perched on top of many a hill in Hrvatsko zagorje there rise numerous churches, standing there for centuries bearing witness to the devoutness of the local population. A great many of them are dedicated to Our Lady since the people of Zagorje regard her as their patron saint. The crown jewel among them sits at the foot of Ivanščica, in the romantic landscape of Belec. The Church of Our Lady of the Snow was commissioned in the 17th century by Elizabeth von Kelgević Erdödy, and which the Croatian nobility continued to add to for almost a full century. The architecture of this church is delightful, as are the frescoes of the great Croatian painter Ivan Ranger in its interior. Visit the Chapel of St. Martin and observe the partially Gothic wall paintings at the altar. In Lobor at the Mount, there is the Shrine of Our Lady of the Mount where, alongside the recent archaeological excavations which speak of the beginnings of this Marionic shrine, the unique Gothic wall paintings will testify yet again to the rich culture and devoutness of the people of Hrvatsko zagorje. Travel agency Antoma d.o.o. Art turizam Trg slobode 1, Zlatar HR-AB-49-080179086 T: +385 49 466 995 F: +385 49 466 995 antoma@kr.t-com.hr www.kaj7.com

This is a package tour of 1-5 days. The programme of activities for a five-day package covers the following: day 1. Belec - Marinščina - Lobor; day 2. Lobor - Radoboj; days 3-4. Donja Stubica; day 5. Gotalovec. The package is available from 1 March to 31 October for groups of 2 to 80 people. Accommodation is provided in a 3* pension in Zabok and Oroslavje, and in 3* or 4* hotels in Marija Bistrica, Donja Stubica or Stubičke Toplice. Transport can be one’s own or by bus organized by us. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English and German, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


Following Jewish Historic Heritage attend religious ceremonies in the Jewish community in Zagreb; kosher meals in Jewish community Bet Israel with the possibility of attending religious ceremonies; visit Jewish historic heritage – Synagogues, Jewish cemeteries and museums 48

Jewish history is rich in heritage, deeply weaved and bounded within the Croatian cultural heritage. Become acquainted further with Jewish culture in Croatia and visit Split and the restored Split Synagogue in the Jewish passage, Ghetto and the Morpurgo Jewish library. The Jewish community and the old Jewish cemetery on Marjan hill testify to the rich Jewish culture in found in the city of Split. Visit the Plitvička jezera National Park and Jasenovac, the largest concentration camp in Croatia during World War 2. Absorb the sights of the former Synagogue in Rijeka and learn more about the influence of Jews in Varaždin, a town jewel of Baroque architecture, about Trakošćan Castle and Kumrovec - the birth town of Josip Broz Tito, former President of Yugoslavia. Discover Čakovec and Koprivnica, one of few towns that have managed to preserve a Synagogue - a Jewish temple built in the 1990s. Learn more about Jewish culture and through visiting these attractions find answers to questions of Jewish history in these parts.

Travel agency Globtour Event d.o.o. Preradovićeva 14, Zagreb HR-AB-01-080238927 T: +385 1 4881 100 F: +385 1 4881 119 info@globtour.hr www.globtour.hr

Tourist packages can range from seven to ten days. The activity programme for a ten-day package includes: day 1. Zagreb - Trogir; day 2. Trogir - Salona; day 3. Split; day 4. Split - Brač; day 5. Plitvice; day 6-10. Zagreb - Jasenovac - Rijeka - Varaždin - Kumrovec - Čakovec - Koprivnica. Packages are available throughout the year for groups from 1 to 45 people. Accommodation is provided at the three and four-star hotels, and transport is possible as part of our organisation, by coach and by air. Professional guides are available in Croatian, Hebrew and English, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


Jewish Heritage of Croatia tour of some of the oldest synagogues in Europe - those in Split and Dubrovnik in the company of a professional Jewish guide with a wide knowledge of Jewish heritage; special emphasis of the encounters with the local communities

Too little is known about the rich Jewish heritage of Croatia often hidden from the eyes of the public despite centurieslong presence of Jewish people in these areas, and despite very vigorous local communities which remain so to this day. Explore the interesting Jewish history from Zagreb to Dubrovnik, from the old Jewish municipalities to some of the oldest synagogues in Europe. Visit the old Jewish cemeteries like the one in Split at the Marjan Mount and find out about the prominent role Jewish people had in the construction of the port of Split. Pay a visit to the Dubrovnik synagogue, the oldest, still active Sephardic synagogue in the world where precious ceremonial items - which were included in the great exhibition in New York - are kept. Meet the local communities, find out about their customs and their way of preserving tradition on this journey which provides an insight not only into history and traditions but also of the modern life of the Jewish community in Croatia.

This is a package tour which takes 8 days. The programme of activities for an eight-day package covers the following: days 1-8. activities in the areas from Zagreb to Dubrovnik. The package is available from 1 September to 30 June for groups of 2 to 40 people. Accommodation is provided in boutique-hotels, and transport can be organized by us. Professional guides are available in Croatian and English, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.

Travel agency More Mandić d.o.o. Secret Dalmatia Turanj 426, Sv. Filip Jakov HR-AB-23-060133552 T: +385 91 5671 604 F: +385 91 5671 604 info@secretdalmatia.com www.tours-in-croatia.com


Romantic Slavonia Within Đakovo’s Embroidery experiencing the unique Slavonian folklore festival Đakovački vezovi; visit Zagreb, the capital of rich, cultural and historic heritage; panoramic drive on the Slavonian lowland and sightseeing in Osijek

Explore Slavonia, an eastern Croatian region, the home of the tamburica sound, picturesque folklore heritage, exquisite white wines and the rivers Drava, Sava, Danube and Vuka! Osijek is the largest town in Slavonia located on the Drava bank and a seat of the Osječko-baranjska County, which makes it the true administrative, industrial and cultural centre of Slavonia. Rich history has left behind an abundance of culture and art heritage that will delight you at every step. Visit the Kopački rit nature reserve, a zoological and plant reserve near Osijek which is regarded as one of the largest and best-preserved European marshes. As a highlight, you should certainly experience the unique Slavonian festival Đakovački vezovi and together with thousands of participants from Slavonia and Baranja, Croatia and beyond, dive into the world of song, dance and local customs from all over Slavonia.

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Travel agency Fortuna travel d.o.o. Teslina 14, Zagreb HR-AB-01-080188354 T: +385 1 4804 977 F: +385 1 466 692 info@fortunatravel.hr www.fortunatravel.hr

Tourist packages can range from two to six days. The activity programme for a six-day package includes: day 1. Zagreb; day 2. Osijek; day 3. Vukovar; day 4. Đakovo; day 5-6. Osijek - Zagreb. Packages are available from 4th to 9th July for groups from 2 to 50 people. Accommodation is provided at 3* or 4* hotels in Osijek, and transport is possible by using your own vehicle or as part of our organisation, by car, minibus or coach. Professional guidance available in Croatian, English, French and Spanish, but also other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


Tourist Board of Vukovar-Srijem County


The Bright Shine of Tradition the Slavonian Way active participation in workshops of traditional trades: making of lime; weaving on a loom or baking bread in a bread oven; walking or cycling the trail of Turkish watch-towers; dinner to the accompaniment of tambouritzas and in the company of a bride to be and the village elder

Somewhere half way between Nova Gradiška and Slavonski Brod, by the side road meandering between the slopes of Požeška gora, lays the ethno-village Stara Kapela. Once hidden from the eyes of the public, today this place is one of the bastions of Croatian tradition where the Slavonian architecture, cultural values and customs come to the foreground in all their glory. Our hosts, deeply devoted to their homeland, tell the story of Stara Kapela, the birth place of their forefathers, which takes us as far back into the history as 1275, the Gorjanski family and the old fortified burg of Potok. On this journey you can learn how to weave on a loom, or making lime in an old lime workshop, thus becoming an active participant in the traditions of Slavonia. But that is not all, in the course of the evening the luckiest ones will get the chance to dress in the folk costume of the area and enjoy their time in the company of tambouritzas, the bride to be and the village elder.

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Travel agency Uniline d.o.o. S.Dobrića 16, Pula HR-AB-52-040046499 T: +385 52 390 039 F: +385 52 215 036 dmc@uniline.hr www.uniline.hr

This is a package tour of 1-3 days. The programme of activities for a three-day package covers the following: days 1-3. activities in the Ethno village of Stara Kapela. The package is available the year round for groups of 2 to 40 people. Accommodation is provided in 2*, 3* or 4* hotels, while transport can be one’s own or organized by us. Professional guides are available in Croatian and English, and other languages upon request.All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


The Road of The Golden Thread a demonstration of gold thread and embroidery; preparation and tasting of local home made specialities such “ripped pants” (rolled out sweet pastry roughly torn, deep fried and sprinkled with castor sugar); tour of a family homestead and the production process of kulen, sausages and bacon – with tasting, of course

Are you yearning to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city, to see beautiful nature around you, to have a shot of Slivovitz and enjoy the very best of home made delicacies? If you are, then take the road of the golden thread taking in the lovely places of Slavonia which are ready to open the gates of their courtyards and invite you to a village get-together. Lovers of traditional custom will have the opportunity to enjoy traditional local cuisine, watch the creation of numerous handicrafts or even partake in their making. Learn how to spin wool, how feathers are picked and how to work a loom. The colourful and busy life of a Slavonian village is depicted as much by the sewing of folk costumes, embroidery with gold thread and gourd decoration as it is by the production of traditional smoked and cured meat products, extraction of honey and making brandy – all of which are a pleasure to watch. A tour of a family homestead where kulen (paprikaflavoured sausage made of the best cuts of meat), kulenova seka (similar but not as spicy), cracklings and bacon are produced, reveals some of the secrets that make kulen the “king” of flavour and aroma. Once you’ve had your first taste, you will fully understand the hospitality and warmth of the heart of Slavonia.

This is a package tour of 1-3 days. The programme of activities for a three-day package covers the following: day 1. Županja - Štitar - Babina Greda; day 2. Bošnjaci - Cerna Gradište; day 3. Županja. The package is available all year round for groups of 2 to 50 people. Accommodation is provided in family homesteads in Bošnjaci, in 3* and 4* hotels in Vinkovci and Vukovar. Transport can be one’s own or by minibus organised by us. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English and German, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.

Travel agency Danubiumtours Ulica dr. F. Tuđmana 19 Vukovar HR-AB-32-16010001977 T: +385 32 445 455 F: +385 32 444 457 info@danubiumtours.hr www.danubiumtours.hr


The Flavour of Tradition in the Fields of Corn traditional workshops: lime making, weaving on a loom or baking bread in the bread oven; walks to the tale of Turkish watch-towers with lovely panorama of ethno-village and the surrounding mountains; dinner to the accompaniment of tambouritzas, the bride to be and the village elder

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Travel agency Uniline d.o.o. S.Dobrića 16, Pula HR-AB-52-040046499 T: +385 52 390 039 F: +385 52 215 036 dmc@uniline.hr www.uniline.hr

If you are attracted by spending time in nature, delicious food and socializing with the locals who are always in a good mood, then the corn harvesting in the vicinity of Nova Gradiška is the very thing for you. Let the generous folk of Slavonia take you into their special world - a world in which a day begins with a tot of rakija and ends with song and dance. Learn to make lime, bake bread in the traditional way and try your hand in weaving on a loom. Learn to pick corn, have your first Slavonian breakfast on a horse-drawn cart and take part in the old and now almost forgotten custom of corn shelling. This charming journey will introduce you to the traditional values of our country in a warm, relaxed atmosphere of a rural community. Experience first hand the golden glow of Slavonia and discover the charms of tradition of this fertile land.

This is a package tour of 1-3 days. The programme of activities for three-day package covers the following: days 1-3. activities in the Ethno village of Stara Kapela. The package is available the year round for groups of 2-40 persons. Accommodation is provided in 2*, 3* or 4* hotels, while transport can be one’s own or organized by us. Professional guides are available in Croatian and English, and other languages uponrequest. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


The Colourful Beauty of Srijem... A mere 20 km from Vukovar, by the bank of the River Bosut, is the lovely village of Nijemci nestled amidst untouched nature. In this picturesque village you can get acquainted with the folklore of this area while observing the traditional customs of Srijem and touring the sites of its cultural and historic heritage. You can also take part in the preparation of folk costumes for a parade and see how wooden utensils – bowls, spoons, cooking spoons and all other things are used around a homestead made by hand. But it is not until you see how horses are geared up ready to pull a wagon, when you try your hand at saddling and harnessing a horse, you will get the full sense of the meaning of village festivity. And a ride in a richly decked wagon is an experience to remember. Following this is a boat ride down the Bosut, a treat for all who love birds and animals. To round it all off is an opportunity to savour the local dishes prepared the traditional way by our warm hearted hosts. We feel sure that a combination of it all will turn your thoughts to coming back again to colourful Srijem.

S. Kurtagić

familiarise yourselves with the tradition of the area through folklore parades and a demonstration of how wooden utensils are made by hand; savouring of local delicacies; ride in a wagon and a boat ride on the Bosut River

This is a package tour of 1-3 days. The programme of activities for a three-day package covers the following: days 1-3. activities in the area of Nijemci, Đeletovac, Ilok and Vukovar. The package is available the year round for groups of 2 to 100 people. Accommodation is provided in households in Đeletovac and Nijemci, in 3* and 4* hotels in Ilok and Vukovar. Transport is one’s own or by minibus organised by us. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English and German, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.

Travel agency Danubiumtours Ulica dr. F. Tuđmana 19 Vukovar HR-AB-32-16010001977 T: +385 32 445 455 F: +385 32 444 457 info@danubiumtours.hr www.danubiumtours.hr


Slavonian Rapsody lovely little towns with their old nuclei and romantic castles; visits to rural homesteads and wine cellars, feasting on local cuisine; tour of the world renowned wetlands reserve - the Kopački rit Nature Park

Imagine the sea of wheat fields interspaced with forests and vineyards. Imagine the expanse of fertile land that has been feeding generations through centuries. And if you want to see the imagined in real life come and journey through the endless Pannonian plane of Slavonia, Baranja and Srijem, and feel the deep, unseverable bond between man and land. Spread between the rivers Drava, Danube and Sava, the lifelines of this fertile region, and living in perfect harmony are cities and towns, large and small, with the rich, varied and colourful heritage of villages and rural folk. But the most striking feature to most is the warm open heart and hospitality of the people, and they are the reason why all who come once want to come back. In Slavonia and Baranja and even those who do not regard themselves as gourmets discover they can truly enjoy excellent food and fine wines. Therefore come and experience one of the most fundamental joys of life.

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Travel agency Scrinium d.o.o. B.Adžije 34, Zagreb HR-AB-01-080547490 T: +385 1 3646 751 F: +385 1 3646 751 info@scrinium-tours.hr www.scrinium-tours.hr I. Babić Kopački rit, M. Topić

This is a package tour of 2-6 days. The programme of activities for a three+day package covers the following: day 1. Eco-ethno village of Stara Kapela - Požega - Kutjevo; day 2. Osijek; day 3. Baranja and Kopački rit Nature Park; day 4. Vinkovci - Vukovar - Ilok; day 5. Valpovo - Donji Miholjac - Našice - Đakovo; day 6. Županja - Slavonski Brod. The package is available the year round for groups of 2 to 45 people. Accommodation is provided in 2*, 3* or 4* hotels in Osijek or Slavonski Brod, in a 3* hotel in Đakovo, in pension or villa in Požega or on rural homesteads. Transport as per the programme can be one’s own or organized by us. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English and German, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


Adventurous Delights of Srijem a tour of a wine cellar, games of Srijem to the sound of tamburitzas; tasting of home-made preserves and other delicacies; a ride in a čikljas (local type of boat) and river boats; bicycle rides

At the far eastern corner of Croatia, where the Danube caresses the skies, sits Ilok – the city of wines and antiquities. Here you can test your skills in the games of Srijem: wine loops, rope pulling, bag-hopping – and all of it seasoned with wine and tamburitzas – all the ingredients for a good time improved evenl further with a delicious Ilok barbecue. In Tovarnik, the native village of A.G. Matoš (one of the most interesting personalities of Croatian literature) you can watch the preparation of home made delicacies such as preserves (pekmez) made of plums, strawberries and blackeberries, as well as the pekmez gateau. Needles to say, you get a liberal taste of it and we guarantee you’ll be licking your fingers, while a shot of home brewed brandy will warm the heart. In the Ribarska kućica restaurant in Lipovac, a carp grilled on a forked branch awaits you, as do the instructions how to prepare it, and the fishing gear to be used in a nearby small fish pond. And while some will discover how to prepare carp on forked branks, others will go for a ride to the Bosut and have lunch on the lake. Something that you will want to repeat as soon as possible. Travel agency Danubiumtours Ulica dr. F. Tuđmana 19 Vukovar HR-AB-32-16010001977 T: +385 32 445 455 F: +385 32 444 457 info@danubiumtours.hr www.danubiumtours.hr

This is a package tour of 1-3 days. The programme of activities for a three-day package covers the following: day 1. Ilok; days 2-3. Bapska - Tovarnik - Nijemci. The package is available all year round for groups of 2 to 50 people. Accommodation is provided in 2*, 3* or 4* hotels in Vukovar, Vinkovci and Ilok. Transport can be one’s own or by minibus organised by us. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English and German, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


Harvesting and Threshing in the Golden Wheat Fields a demonstration of wheat mowing the traditional way, and a demonstration of bundle making, transport of bundles with the help of old machinery; a ride on a wagon; preparation of dough for home-baked bread and ripped pants, tasting of home made products

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Travel agency Danubiumtours Ulica dr. F. Tuđmana 19 Vukovar HR-AB-32-16010001977 T: +385 32 445 455 F: +385 32 444 457 info@danubiumtours.hr www.danubiumtours.hr

For the Slavonian farmer, the harvest has always been of crucial importance not only for the sake of collecting the fruits of his labour, but also for the well-being that a year with a good yield brings. The power of golden wheat is best seen in the field where harvesting and threshing take place the whole day long. Reapers mow, using a sickle women gatherers gather wheat into bundles, and men load the bundles into carts. The cart is then driven to the village green where the bundles are cut open and thrown into the thresher drum where the grain husk is removed. It is a special feeling to watch the grain that feeds generations filling the sacks. Let the women introduce you to all the secrets of preparing home-baked bread and the pastry for ripped pants and get the sense of the primeval bond between man and earth and its fruits. Do not hold back when they slice the kulen, pour home-brewed rakia into a jigger and summon the tamburitza players whose music brings joy to all – all in the celebration of precious wheat.

This is a package tour of 1-3 days. The programme of activities for a three-day package covers the following: day 1. Županja; days 2-3. Vinkovci - Vukovar. The package is available from 1 June and 15 June for groups of 2 to 200 people. Accommodation is provided in households and in 2* and 4* hotels in Vinkovci and Vukovar. Transport can be one’s own or by minibus organised by us. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English and German, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


From Paprika to Kulen a tour of the picturesque villages of Srijem; paprika being ground in a traditional way, tasting session and stringing paprika into a wreath; ride through the villages of Srijem; boat ride along the Bosut River

Bursting with flavours and aromas, Srijem meets its guests with open arms and hearts. On the way to the lovely small village of Čakovci – a ride through the beautiful avenues of trees to meet our hosts dressed in traditional folk costume is an experience in itself - which attracted visits even by Pope’s emissaries, we are greeted by the walls of Ilok. In Čakovci we can see how paprika was prepared: a layer of paprika followed by a layer of stories, stringing paprika into a wreath followed by paprika being ground in a stone mill, slowly and gently so as not to burn it, the old way. With our own wreath of paprika we set off for Tompojevci where we are treated both to the story of kulen – the traditional and celebrated delicacy, the undisputed king of gastronomy of the Slavonian village – and to its delicious taste. Fortified with new flavours and aromas of Srijem and Slavonia we set off for a ride through the villages of Srijem, and finally for a boat ride along the Bosut River which, at the end of this memorable trip, comes as a veritable treat.

This is a package tour of 1-3 days. The programme of activities for a three-day package covers the following: day 1. Čakovci - Tompojevci - Nijemci; days 2-3. Ilok - Vinkovci - Vukovar. The package is available all year round for groups of 2 to 50 people. Accommodation is provided in 3* or 4* hotels in Ilok, Vukovar and Vinkovci. Transport can be one’s own or by minibus organised by us. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English and German, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.

Travel agency Danubiumtours Ulica dr. F. Tuđmana 19 Vukovar HR-AB-32-16010001977 T: +385 32 445 455 F: +385 32 444 457 info@danubiumtours.hr www.danubiumtours.hr


The Slavonian Mosaic attend the historicscenic spectacle Living history in the fortress of Slavonski Brod; sightseeing in Vinkovci, Vukovar and Ilok; visit Đakovo and Đakovo Stud Farm and Osijek Zoo, with a presentation and lecture in the educational centre

Fascinating nature, rich history, the diversity of tradition and culture – this magnificent Slavonian mosaic is generously offered to every kind visitor. Head towards Slavonski Brod and its fortress, a unique monumental example of military architecture from the 18th century and see a historic-scenic spectacle called Living history to reveal how people used to live here in past times. Take a tour of a Franciscan Monastery on the banks of the Sava River and step inside the Church of the Holy Trinity. Visit Vinkovci and Osijek, enjoying a gentle stroll along Đakovo’s streets alongside Strossmayer’s Cathedral and be amazed by the oldest stud farm and breeding farm of Lipizzaner horses in Croatia. Learn more about the more recent yet difficult times of this wonderful area by visiting the army camp in Vukovar and Ovčara memorial centre. Take a boat-ride in the Kopački rit Nature Park and find tranquillity surrounded by greenness and numerous bird species. In the far east of Croatia, Ilok, visit the cellars of this vine-growing area and taste the colours of these distinguished wines to finish the diverse Slavonian mosaic.

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Travel agency Astralis travel d.o.o. Starčevićeva 4 Slavonski Brod HR-AB-35-050038093 T: +385 35 404 330 F: +385 35 410 892 astralis@astralis.hr www.astralis.hr

Tourist packages can range from one to three days. The activity programme for a three-day package includes: day 1. Slavonski Brod; day 2. Vinkovci - Vukovar - Ilok - Đakovo; day 3. Nature Park Kopački rit - Osijek. Packages are available throughout the year for groups from 2 to 40 people. Accommodation is provided at 3* or 4* boarding houses and at 3* or 4* hotels. Transport is possible with your own vehicle or as part of our organisation, by coach. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English and German, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


The Golden Threads of Golden Croatia tour of Vukovar in the company of a costumed guide; visit to the Wine roads of Srijem and a tour of the Paths of Dionysus and the Road of the golden thread, wine tasting; visit to Tovarnik and the shrine Our Lady of the Waters in Ilača; visit to the Museum of Forestry

The east of Croatia is the realm of magnificent plains and nestling within their embrace is Vukovar, the city of rich history and a lovely Baroque heart. A walk around the city in the company of Luy, your costumed guide, will be enriched by interesting stories. A ride through the historical stories of the town of Ilok leads to the Wine roads of Srijem, a small family homestead where fruit is turned into a delicious aperitif, while the Paths of Dionysus offer the gastronomic delicacies of Srijem and reveal the secrets of small wine makers. Having tasted the wines sail the waves of the Pannonian sea all the way to Tovarnik. You can taste and try the life of the area through traditional cuisine and traditional trades. Next, travel the Road of the golden thread, savour and learn how to make kulen and home brewed elderberry, quince and sour cherry brandies. Sated with aromas and flavours of home made products let the expert guide of the Museum of Forestry, one of the most beautiful museums of the kind in Europe, lead you through the riches of flora and fauna of the Spačva basin, a veritable haven for all nature lovers. Thus you will have enjoyed all of what golden Croatia has to offer.

This is a package tour of 1-3 days. The programme of activities for a three-day package covers the following: day 1. Vukovar; 2. Bošnjaci; day 3. Našice. The package is available from 1 March to 1 November for groups of 2 to 80 people. Accommodation is provided on Sklepić homestead and in 4* hotels in Vukovar or Osijek. Transport can be one’s own or by bus organized by us. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English, German, Spanish and Italian. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.

Travel agency Abak d.o.o. VIKENDPLANER.info Maksimirska 109, Zagreb HR-AB-01-080118689 T: +385 1 4684 964 F: +385 1 4609 962 info@vikendplaner.info www.vikendplaner.info


The Creative East of Croatia a tour of Vukovar and the Baroque centre accompanied by costumed guides; tour of the Borovo factory, the home of legendary Startas trainers, a demonstration of the shoe making process; making one’s own souvenir of Vukovar under professional guidance

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We all know that it is the boot that keeps the head safe, and when one of the best known shoe factories - and shoes, we also know, and a passion for many - is located near Vukovar, the city that boasts a lovely Baroque nucleus, that this is a trip not to be avoided. Visit the home of the legendary Startas trainers on the banks of the Danube, in the Borovo shoe factory the beginnings of which go back to the 19th century when it was known as Bata. Meet some of the workers of this giant which has given employment to many until the War of Independence, and was renowned for the quality of its footwear. Learn about the production process from knowledgeable masters of the trade and find the mode that is just right for you. Following the world of creative design we have prepared yet another dose of imagination for you. Based on the exciting stories of rebellions and uprisings in this area, our costumed guide Luy will lead you into the past. Next, as we all know imagination knows no bounds, you are taken to a workshop where, assisted by an expert, you make your own souvenir - the symbol of the city of Vukovar such as the Dove of Vukovar - and take it home as a vivid memento of your visit.

Travel agency Danubiumtours Ulica dr. F. Tuđmana 19 Vukovar HR-AB-32-16010001977 T: +385 32 445 455 F: +385 32 444 457 info@danubiumtours.hr www.danubiumtours.hr This is a package tour of 1-3 days. The programme of activities for a three-day package covers the following: days 1-3. activities in the area of Vukovar. The package is available all year round for groups of 2 to 200 people. Accommodation is provided in 3* or 4* hotels in Ilok, Vukovar and Vinkovci. Transport can be one’s own or by minibus organised by us. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English and German, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


The Paths of Vukovar’s Defenders a tour of the Memorial Museum - Vukovar Hospital and video presentation of the war in Vukovar; tour of the main points of defence; encounter with the defenders of the city, defenders-concentration camp inmates; sitting in a tank and stepping onto a boat

Hard is the story of Vukovar - the hero city, the symbol of Croatian freedom, but this is a story of victory and the integrity of the human spirit that shall live on forever. The war story of the city begins in the Museum of the War-time hospital, a place which bore witness to the horrors of war. The tank graveyard on Trpinjska cesta (road), the Hall of Technology - which stood as the line of defence of the city on the Danube and towards Borovo selo (village), and Kukuruzni put (the Corn trail) - the only way in and out of the beleaguered city during the war - are just some of the battlefields where fighting was fierce. In the Barracks, now the Museum of the War of Independence, we can see various types of boats and tanks, and on display, in addition to the arms and equipment used by the Croatian armies, are the armaments used by the enemy. The sacrifice of Vukovar shall never be forgotten. A visit to what was a concentration camp, the memorial cemetery dedicated to the victims of war and to Ovčara - the largest mass grave in postwar Europe, we shall witness the history and pay our respects to the sacrifice of this hero-city and the tragic fate of its inhabitants.

This is a package tour of 1-3 days. The programme of activities for a three-day package covers the following: days 1-3. activities in the area of Vukovar, Vinkovci and Ilok. The package is available all year round for groups of 2 to 100 people. Accommodation is provided at 2*, 3* or 4* hotels in Vukovar, Vinkovci and Ilok. Transport can be one’s own or by minibus organised by us. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English and German, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.

Travel agency Danubiumtours Ulica dr. F. Tuđmana 19 Vukovar HR-AB-32-16010001977 T: +385 32 445 455 F: +385 32 444 457 info@danubiumtours.hr www.danubiumtours.hr


Vukovar Time Machine a tour of Vukovar with guides costumed as nobility and plebs - viewing a film about Vukovar; tour of the Eltz Castle and the Town museum; a visit to Vučedol, the best known archaeological locality in this part of Europe, and a tour of the museum 64

In the east of Croatia the gloriously beautiful plains of Slavonia and Srijem came together in the town of Vukovar, the symbol of Croatian freedom, rich in history and a thousand years of culture. All with any interest in times gone by will be fascinated by this amazing town. On the bank of the blue Danube you will be met by Luy, a costumed guide, and his companion Elizabeth with members of the plebs, ready to share with you many interesting stories from the olden days of Vukovar. The 17th century Eltz Castle today houses the Town Museum in which we can reveal everything about the town and its people, one of whom was Dr. Leopold L. Ružička who is Vukovar born. Enjoy a walk through the Baroque centre of the town, visit the Church of St. Philip and St. Jacob and get the sense of the glorious spirit of the past. Go to Vučedol, the best known archaeological locality in this part of Europe and learn about the former inhabitants of this area, skilful and diligent producers of copper, and once again let your imagination lead you through the fascination of the past.

Travel agency Danubiumtours Ulica dr. F. Tuđmana 19 Vukovar HR-AB-32-16010001977 T: +385 32 445 455 F: +385 32 444 457 info@danubiumtours.hr www.danubiumtours.hr This is a package tour of 1-3 days. The programme of activities for a three-day package covers the following: days 1-3. activities in the area of Vukovar. The package is available the year round for groups of 2 to 50 people. Accommodation is provided in 2* and 4* hotels in Vukovar. Transport can be one’s own or by minibus organised by us. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English and German, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


The Heroic Town a visit to Vukovar Hospital Memorial Wing; sightseeing of Memorial multimedia centre and War Museum of Vukovar and visit Ovčara Memorial Centre; visit the Old Ilok Wine-cellar and wine-tasting

The Vukovar story is one of sadness, pain and distress. Paying respect to its inhabitants and those who defended the town, those who lived within the disaster of a few hundred thousands missiles during War torn Croatia, fighting for Independence, numerous visitors come to Vukovar daily. Vukovar hospital was the largest war clinic, witness to many horrific acts of the War and today there is a Memorial wing opened for visitors. At the Vukovar army camp you can learn about war events in this town by visiting the Memorial multimedia centre and War Museum. Visitors pay respect at the Ovčara memorial centre and at the Cross to the fallen heroes who sacrificed their lives for freedom. The story of Vukovar is meaningful and will never be forgotten. After paying respects you can make your way towards Ilok to enjoy the fruits of this vine-growing area and make a toast, with a high-quality wine within the Old Ilok wine cellar, to freedom.

Travel agency Astralis travel d.o.o. Starčevićeva 4 Slavonski Brod HR-AB-35-050038093 T: +385 35 404 330 F: +385 35 410 892 astralis@astralis.hr www.astralis.hr Tourist packages can range from one to three days. The activity programme for a three-day package includes: day 1-3. activities in the area of Vukovar. Packages are available throughout the year for groups from 2 to 40 people. Accommodation is provided in households and at hotels of various categories. Transport is possible with your own vehicle or as part of our organisation, by coach. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English and German, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


Fantasy Fairytales of Slavonia Seeing a performance as part of an event called In the fairytale world of Ivana Brlić Mažuranić; sightseeing of the Franciscan monastery and the Church of Holy Trinity; enjoy the spectacle Living History in the Brod Fortress from the 18th century 66

Travel agency Astralis travel d.o.o. Starčevićeva 4 Slavonski Brod HR-AB-35-050038093 T: +385 35 404 330 F: +385 35 410 892 astralis@astralis.hr www.astralis.hr

Slavonski Brod is located on the banks of the Sava River, renowned for its Brod Fortress, a highly categorised monument in historical terms, built in the 18th century. See Living History, an interesting historically-set spectacle portraying how people used to live in the Baroque fortress. To kick-start your imagination and steadily drift into fairytale world, visit the Tambura Museum and Ružić Gallery to discover the art work of the area and take in further performances in the centre of the town at the KKD Ivana Brlić Mažuranić theatre and concert hall. Regarded as one of the most beautiful sacral monuments – the Franciscan monastery with the Church of the Holy Trinity is located directly beside the River Sava. Within the monument, you will come across the actual room where the great poet Dragutin Tadijanović once lived during the period of his education. Enjoy the diversity of the ethno-village of the Crljen family, admire the beauties of the Ergela Kaluđer stud farm and by visiting the Brlić family villa, the very place where many of Ivana’s tales were created, add a touch of final magic to your fairytale journey.

Tourist packages can range from one to three days. The activity programme for a three-day package includes: day 1-3. activities in the area of Slavonski Brod. Packages are available throughout the year for groups from 2 to 40 people. Accommodation is provided at the 3* or 4* boarding-houses and 3*or 4* hotels. Transport is possible with your own vehicle or as part of our organisation, by coach. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English and German, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


The Noble Land of Slavonia seeing the historically-set spectacle Living history in the fortress of Slavonski Brod from the 18th century; visit Vinkovci, a guided tour of the military hospital and army camp in Vukovar; spending time in the Old Ilok Wine Cellar

On the palm of the Slavonian lowlands in an embrace with the Sava River, Brod Fortress is a unique example of military architecture from the 18th century, built by Austria as a great borderline fortress against invasion from the Turks. Apart from this fairytalelike fortress, you can see a historically-set spectacle called Living history and discover how people once lived way back in past times. On the main town square, visit the Brlić House and the KKD Ivana Brlić Mažuranić theatre and concert hall, where you can sit back and enjoy a performance as part of the event, In the fairytale world of Ivana Brlić Mažuranić. Take a guided tour of the military hospital and army camp in Vukovar, make your way to Đakovo in the shade of the impressive Đakovo Cathedral and visit the oldest stud farm in Croatia, breeding Lipizzaner horses. Stroll through the fascinating green oasis of Kopački rit Nature Park, admiring the lush nature before continuing your journey by visiting the most-eastern part of Croatia, Ilok. By stepping into the Old Ilok Cellar with high-quality wines you will encounter the great soul of the noble Slavonia.

Tourist packages can range from one to four days. The activity programme for a four-day package includes: day 1. Slavonski Brod; day 2. Stara Kapela Eco-ethno village; day 3. Vinkovci - Vukovar - Ilok - Đakovo; day 4. Osijek - Kopački rit Nature Park. Packages are available throughout the year for groups from 2 to 40 people. Accommodation is provided at the 3* or 4* boarding-houses and 3*or 4* hotels. Transport is possible with your own vehicle or as part of our organisation, by coach. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English and German, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.

Travel agency Astralis travel d.o.o. Starčevićeva 4 Slavonski Brod HR-AB-35-050038093 T: +385 35 404 330 F: +385 35 410 892 astralis@astralis.hr www.astralis.hr


In Search of the Lost Times tour of wooden chapels and Krapje - the European village of architectural heritage; participation in workshops demonstrating the traditional production of jewellery, hair dressing, folk dances and ancient customs and trades.

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Once hidden in the dense forests of oak, in history known as the noble municipality of Turopolje, only 15 km from Zagreb, lies the land of Turopolje. Pay a visit and hear the stories, see the customs woven by the centuries of turbulent history. Learn about podgutnica - the forerunner of the cravat, about the feasts of St. George and St. Lucia, about the old town of Lukavac and many other features. Get acquainted with the Protectresses of Turopolje - Baroque wooden chapels built by local master builders. In the numerous preserved family homes built of wood, typical for Posavina, find out what life was like in the olden days. In addition to being able to enjoy the works of art produced by local master of wooden architecture, this trip offers a chance for a peek into the past of a village - what was a typical village wedding like, how did girls and married women dress their hair, which dances were a part of each festivity, what kind of jewellery was made and worn. These are some of the customs you can see, and in some you can also participate during this trip designed to show the wealth of heritage of Turopolje and Posavina.

Travel agency Scrinium d.o.o. B. AdĹžije 34, Zagreb HR-AB-01-080547490 T: +385 1 3646 751 F: +385 1 3646 751 info@scrinium-tours.hr www.scrinium-tours.hr

This is a package tour of 1-5 days. The programme of activities for a three-day package covers the following: days 1-2. Velika Gorica - Turopolje; day 3. Lonja Range Nature Park and the village of Krapje - Zagreb; days 4-5. Turopolje. The package is available the year round for groups of 7 to 35 people. Accommodation is provided in 3* and 4* hotels in Veliak Gorica or Zagreb, or in a 5* hotel in Zagreb. Transport as per the programme can be one’s own or organized by us. Professional guides are available in Croatian and English, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


Be a Guest at the Legendary Wedding in Karlovac tour of the ideal Renaissance town of Karlovac located on four rivers; participating in the Karlovac wedding feast; re-enactment of the wedding between Ana Katarina Frankopan and Viceroy Petar Zrinski; visit to Ozalj - an old Zrinski-Frankopan burg

This is a story o love between a man and a woman, a story of love of a courageous man for his homeland, a story that is both thrills and saddens. The fascinating story of Ana Katarina Frankopan and Petar Zrinski took place in their beloved towns - the ideal Renaissance town of Karlovac sitting within the embrace of four rivers, and Ozalj - the old burg of the Zrinksis and Frankopans which experienced its heyday during the reign of Viceroy Petar Zrinski. Get the sense of the depth of love between those two great figures of Croatian history, be a guest at the re-enactment of their wedding in the palace that once was the seat of Katarina’s father and today is the Town Museum. Go back to the times of those noble emotions with the romantic stories of the past, learn about the man who gave his life for the freedom of his land, and whose farewell letter to his wife before he went to the block is regarded as one of the most beautiful love letters written in the Croatian language. Be a part of those fateful events on the fascinating stages of history revisited.

This is a package tour of 2-4 days. The programme of activities for a 4-day package covers the following: days 1-2. Karlovac; day 3. Svetice - Ozalj; day 4. Karlovac. The package is available from 1 May to 15 October for groups of 40 to 100 people. Accommodation is provided in a 3* and 4* hotels in Karlovac, while transport can be one’s own or by bus organized by us. Professional guides are available in Croatian and English, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.

Travel agency KA Travel d.o.o. Bogoslava Šuleka 27 Karlovac HR-AB-47-020046686 T: +385 47 495 495 F: +385 47 495 497 info@katravel.hr www.katravel.hr


How We Once Lived in Moslavina accommodation at a traditional rural household of Moslavina and eating eco-grown food and drink; work at the vineyard, helping with farm animals and enjoying clean air; visit the Cathedral of Đakovo

Feeling tired of everyday life in the fast city tempo? Is the concrete jungle of asphalt and stuffy traffic getting you down? Then you probably just feel the need to get away and relax with a fresh dose of nature and some welcomed tradition. We invite you to spend a couple of days within a traditional rural household at the feet of the Moslavina Hill in a pleasant family environment. All those with an interest in how our ancestors once lived, their everyday life, traditional costumes and tasty home-cooked food, Moslavina is sure to be the answer. Enjoy the carriage drive, wine-tasting and various brandies that will warm your heart and soul. In the most eastern Croatian region, Slavonia, visit Osijek, a town full of greenness on the right bank of Drava River, relaxing you with its peaceful flow. Admire the Strossmayer Cathedral in Đakovo taking an enjoyable pleasant stroll, knowing you are richer for this new experience.

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Travel agency Fortuna travel d.o.o. Teslina 14, Zagreb HR-AB-01-080188354 T: +385 1 4804 977 F: +385 1 466 692 info@fortunatravel.hr www.fortunatravel.hr

Tourist packages can range from two to seven days. The activity programme for a seven-day package includes: day 1-2. Zagreb; day 3-5. Moslavina; day 5-7. Osijek - Đakovo - Zagreb. Packages are available throughout the year for groups from 2 to 25 people. Accommodation is provided at 3* or 5* hotels in Zagreb or Osijek, or at households in Moslavina. Transport is possible by using your own vehicle or as part of our organisation, by car, minibus or coach. Professional guidance available in Croatian, English, French and Spanish, but also other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


Pictoresque Moslavina Tour discover Garić grad and Jelengrad with visits to many archeological sites; strolling on the slopes of Moslavina Hill, donkey rides at the rural estate and taste autochtonous wine sorts of Moslavina at the Trdenić wine-cellar

In the embrace of Lonjsko polje, wine roads and vine-growing hills, Moslavina represents one of the oldest dreams of the urban people - a simple life in, and with nature. By embracing the wine roads and picturesque hills of Moslavina will give you a wine welcome with a scented harmony of flavours. The unwritten secrets of the pre-historic era, the Roman times when Moslavina was a province of Pannonia, of the churches that were destroyed in the Turkish invasion and how the people later built a beautiful late-Baroque Church of St. Mary of the Snow are all preserved within the Moslavina Museum, and the archaeological sites of Kutinska lipa and Ciglenica. On the very edge of the Lonjsko polje Nature Park there are the remains of a Roman complex with traces of the hypocaust. Walking or driving through Mons Claudius or Moslavina Hill and visiting Garić grad will give you a chance to travel back into the past and become a part of the history and legend of this area. Travel agency Lonja Tours Hoteli DAIM d.o.o. Dubrovačka 4, Kutina HR-AB-44-080086373 T: +385 44 692 402 F: +385 44 682 729 lonja-tours@hotel-kutina.hr www.lonja-tours.com

Tourist packages range from one to three days. The activity programme for a three-day package includes: day 1-3. activities in the area of Moslavina. Packages are available throughout the year for groups from 2 to 50 people. Accommodation is provided at a 3* hotel in Kutina. Transport is possible with your own vehicle or as part of our organisation, by minibus. Professional guides are available in Croatian and English and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


Artistic Perambulations Up and Down the Gallery Roads visits to the galleries of the region of Podravina; encounters with artists, opportunity to purchase works of art, particularly those produced by naïve artists born and bred in Hlebine - the cradle of the naïve art; chance to savour the local gastronomy in a typical ambiance 72

Few are the places which can boast such a genuine and original artistic phenomenon as is the naïve art of Podravina. Indeed, the worth of it has earned it a worldwide recognition and appreciation. Being a region with a long-standing and rich tradition in visual arts, it comes as no surprise that it has also bred numerous artists of different artistic tendencies. Today there are over one hundred artists working in Podravina, and one can enjoy their works touring the numerous galleries strewn all over this area. Follow the paths of art, discover the beauty and harmony of nature which has been the inspiration for the creation of some of the best and most original works of Croatian art. And once your craving for art has been satisfied, let yourself enjoy another form of art - try the dishes, delicacies and drinks of Podravina, let your hosts show their hospitality and enjoy with all your senses in the home atmosphere – and thus become a living participant in the Croatian naïve art.

Travel agency Marbis d.o.o. Taraščice 15, Koprivnica HR–AB-48-010010842 T: +385 48 240 520 F: +385 48 626 670 marbis@marbis.hr www.marbis.hr

This is a package tour of 1-3 days. The programme of activities for a three-day package covers the following: day 1. Koprivnica - Đurđevac; day 2. Hlebine - Gola - Molve - Đurđevac; day 3. Koprivnica. The package is available the year round for groups of 2 to 40 people. Accommodation is provided in 3* or 4* apartments or 3* or 4* hotels in Koprivnica or Đurđevac. Transport as per the programme can be one’s own or by bus or mini bus organized by us. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English and German, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


Fruits of Nature and of Healthy Living preparing winter food supplies on a family homestead; visiting an old mill and finding out all about the traditional way of flour production; souvenir for every visitor - a jar of produce or a bottle of juice that the participants had made themselves

That is how, once upon a time, our grandmothers fed their families and kep them healthy - and now you can do it too. Come to Daruvar and learn all about making winter food supplies or juices. Our experts on a family homestead are going to tell all the secrets of preparing the finest of the fruits of nature and their transformation into tasty products for your family. Learn to pick grapes, and then come to the old mill where flour is still produced the traditional way. Come evening, enjoy a relaxing supper at one of the traditional homesteads, join in the song and dance to the music of tambouritzas. This journey offers the gastronomic thread of Croatian tradition in the palm of a hand. Accept our invitation and experience Croatia in all the colours of its tradition.

Travel agency Uniline d.o.o. S. Dobrića 16, Pula HR-AB-52-040046499 T: +385 52 390 039 F: +385 52 215 036 dmc@uniline.hr www.uniline.hr

This is a package tour of 1-3 days. The programme of activities for three-day package covers the following: day 1. Daruvar; day 2. Sirač; day 3. Daruvar. The package is available the year round for groups of 2-40 persons. Accommodation is provided in 2*, 3* or 4* hotels, while transport can be one’s own or organized by us. Professional guides are available in Croatian and English, and other languages upon request.All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


The Colours of Croatian Naive Art visit the Croatian Museum of Naive Art in Zagreb; explore the cradle of Croatian Naive art – Hlebine and visit the Josip Generalić Gallery and the old house of Ivan Genralić; sightseeing of a manorial estate in Zaprešić 74

Travel agency Petros d.o.o. B. Adžije 34, Zagreb HR-AB-01-080346301 T: +385 1 3646 600 F: +385 1 3646 465 petros@petros.hr www.petros.hr

The exclusivity, uniqueness and strength of each country derive from its people. The colours of the area we live in are imprinted in each and every individual being. Croatian painters have portrayed the beauties of their homeland through Naive art, and this excursion follows in their footsteps. Obtain a strong retrospective of Naive art in Zagreb’s centre at the Museum of Naive Art with an exhibition consisting of approximately 80 anthological paintings and statues, classics of Croatian Naive art dating from the beginning of the 1930s until present day. Visit Jelačićevi dvori and the Matija Skurjeni manorial estate, named after an author who had great success by exhibiting in Rome and Paris during the 1960s. The experience could not be complete without visiting the cradle of this art, in the town of Hlebine. A real artistic treat is to experience the Josip Generalić Gallery and the old house of Ivan Genralić, where apart from the artwork of this great painter of Naive art, you can see family photos, personal items and an ethnographic collection.

Tourist packages can range from one to two days. The activity programme for a three-day package includes: day 1. Zagreb - Zaprešić - Koprivnica; day 2. Koprivnica - Hlebine - Zagreb. Packages are available throughout the year for groups from 2 to 45 people. Accommodation is provided at 3* hotels in Koprivnica. Transport is possible with your own vehicle or as part of our organisation, by coach. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English, German, French and Italian and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


A Cultural Fairytale explore the churches of Zagorje such as the Church of St. Mary of Jeruzalem at Trški vrh and a visit to Marija Bistrica; visit the Krapina Neanderthal Museum and the Old Village Museum in Kumrovec; enjoy wellness and autochthonous delicacies

Experience a fairytale right here in Zagorje, an area of amazing nature, greenness and clean water, with hundreds of locations to indulge your body, soul and unlimited imagination. Here, we find the majority of thermal springs have been transformed into modern spas with high standard hotels and strong gastronomic offers of Zagorje which combined, have a highly effective influence. Along with this, go monumental, architectural and cultural heritage which revives the spirit of the lost times gone by. The vineyards of Zagorje and tourist villages are a perfect retreat for someone tired of urban and stressful life, healing the soul and body. Gastronomic pleasures of this autochthonous cuisine will no doubt recharge everyone’s energy in this fairytale created to measure modern returners, back to the basics of life, unveiling the preserved beauties of nature.

Tourist packages can last for five days. The activity programme for a five-day package includes: day 1. Terme; day 2. Gornja Stubica - Marija Bistrica; day 3. Krapina - Trški Vrh; day 4. Klanjec - Kumrovec; day 5. Lobor. Packages are available throughout the year for groups from 2 to 55 people. Accommodation is provided at a 3* hotel in Terme Jezerčica or in a 3* hotel in Terme Tuhelj. Transport is possible with your own vehicle or as part of our organisation, by minibus or coach. Professional guides are available in Croatian and English, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.

Travel agency Huck Finn d.o.o. Grada Vukovara 271, Zagreb HR-AB-01-080017931 T: +385 1 6183 333 F: +385 1 6183 335 info@huck-finn.hr www.huck-finn.hr


Milka Trnina in Four Acts sightseeing of the legacy of a famous prima donna - theatre costumes, notes and other memorabilia; an excursion to the Plitvička jezera National Park and visit waterfall that carry the name of Milka Trnina; visit her birth-place in Vežišće and a concert in Zagreb 76

Travel agency Globtour Event d.o.o. Preradovićeva 14, Zagreb HR-AB-01-080238927 T: +385 1 4881 100 F: +385 1 4881 119 info@globtour.hr www.globtour.hr

One of the greatest Croatian artists of all time must certainty be the great opera prima donna, Milka Trnina who, not only left her mark on the world music history perfectly interpreting mostly Wagner and other composers like Mozart or Beethoven, but also on Croatian and world culture. After this prima donna who had staged performances on all of the best stages around the globe and whose performance of Tosca in New York’s Metropolitain, Puccini himself considered to be the best ever, a waterfall on the beautiful Plitvička jezera (lake) was deservedly named. Her name is still present today throughout the world due to Milka chocolate named after her due to the fascination of a Swiss chocolate producer who simply adored her. Visit the Museum of Zagreb and look at the part of the legacy of this famous singer, some rare and priceless theatre costumes made in Covent Garden, photographs, notes and other memorabilia and experience a piece of this fascinating life of an unforgettable artist.

Tourist packages can last for four days. The activity programme for a four-day package includes: day 1. Zagreb; day 2. Plitvice - Rastoke; day 3. Vezišće - Šumečani; day 4. Zagreb. Packages are available throughout the year for groups from 15 to 49 people. Accommodation is provided at rural 3* households in Šumećani or a four-star hotel in Zagreb, and transport is possible as part of our organisation, by coach. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English, German, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


Through Life and Art of Ivan Meštrović learning about the work of Meštrović in Zagreb by visiting his atelier to public sculptures such as The Well of Life; viewing the master-piece in Otavice; visit the Ivan Meštović Gallery and public sculptures in Split

Great talent is rarely found and that is why it is even more impressive when a sculptor appears on an artistic scene so perfect in emotions and technique namely, Ivan Meštrović. The way of life of this artist, whose public sculpture The Indians is placed in Chicago, can be experienced through the tour which starts in Zagreb at the Meštrović atelier and then viewing public sculptures like The Well of Life, a master-piece placed in front of Croatian National Theatre. Through Vrpolje, birthplace of the artist, we come to Otavice where he spent his childhood days and also where he was laid to rest buried in the mausoleum that he constructed himself. At the Ivan Meštović Gallery in Split, also part of his architectural work, we can see a significant collection, and additionally, the town is marked with his sculptures that have become a predominant part of its identity. Viewing the city of Split and his art work, including the sculptures of Grgur Ninski and Marko Marulić will only confirm that artists of such exceptional talent are rarely born.

Tourist packages range from three to five days. The activity programme for a five-day package includes: day 1. Zagreb - Slavonski Brod; day 2. Slavonski Brod - Vrpolje - Knin; day 3. Makarska Knin - Otavice; day 4. Knin - Split; day 5. Knin - Rastoke - Zagreb. Packages are available throughout the year for groups from 2 to 45 people. Accommodation is provided at 3* apartments and 3* hotels. Transport is possible with your own vehicle or as part of our organisation, by coach. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English, German, French and Italian and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.

Travel agency Petros d.o.o. B. Adžije 34, Zagreb HR-AB-01-080346301 T: +3851 3646 600 F: +3851 3646 465 petros@petros.hr www.petros.hr


The Magic of Zagorje Hills visit Novi dvori Jelačićevi in Zaprešić and Klanjec, the birth-place of Antun Augustinčić; guided-tour of the Kumrovec ethno-village and visit the Krapina Neanderthal Museum with a guide; sightseeing of the Baroque town of Varaždin 78

Magic surrounds the Zagorje hills - beautiful vineyards spreading across their slopes, gentle rivers flowing between them and picturesque little towns sprinkled with homes of many great Croatian men. Visit the castle named Novi dvori Jelačićevi in Zaprešić and the Chapel of St. Joseph holding the tomb of the Jelačić family. Also, we remember Antun Augustinčić by visiting his birth-place - Klanjec. Leading the way towards the only open-air museum in Croatia, at the Kumrovec ethno-village, pass through the valley of Sutla River and at the end of an eventful day of enjoying the Zagorje hills and tradition of the area, refresh yourself in near-by Stubičke toplice. Experience a journey through the millenniums by visiting Krapina Neanderthal Museum, one of most-contemporary and most-sophisticated museums in the world. Visit the beautiful, fairytale town of Varaždin which delights all its visitors in more ways than one with its Baroque core, releasing the magic to absorb all around you.

Travel agency Astralis travel d.o.o. Starčevićeva 4 Slavonski Brod HR-AB-35-050038093 T: +385 35 404 330 F: +385 35 410 892 astralis@astralis.hr www.astralis.hr Tourist packages can range from one to three days. The activity programme for a three-day package includes: day 1. Zaprešić - Klanjec - Kumrovec - Stubičke Toplice; day 2-3. Krapina - Varaždin. Packages are available throughout the year for groups from 2 to 40 people. Accommodation is provided at 3* or 4* boarding houses and at the 3* or 4* hotels. Transport is possible with your own vehicle or as part of our organisation, by coach. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English and German, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


Following The Steps of Northern Croatia sightseeing in Zagreb, Samobor and Vara탑din with an expert guide; visit Kumrovec on the slopes of the River Sutla and the medieval fortress of Veliki Tabor; visit the Krapina Neanderthal Museum, one of the most sophisticated museums in the world

As a country of rich history, Croatia is plentiful with cultural legacy, tradition and heritage. Sense the spirit of CentralEuropean cities in Zagreb, the centre of Croatian culture and art and visit picturesque Samobor on the slopes of Samobor Hill, one of the greenest Croatian towns. Explore Veliki Tabor, an exceptionally well-preserved Late-medieval and Renaissance fortified town of Continental Croatia, built by the noble Rattkay family during the 16th century remaining their estate until 1793. All lovers of the Baroque era should be delighted with Vara탑din and its charming town centre. The museum town, as labelled by many, is considered to be one of the most beautiful towns of Continental Croatia. The fact that these parts are also a cradle of civilisation is proven by visiting the Krapina Neanderthal Museum, one of the most contemporary museums in the world which leads you on a magical journey into a far history, enriching you for another unforgettable experience. Travel agency Fortuna travel d.o.o. Teslina 14, Zagreb HR-AB-01-080188354 T: +385 1 4804 977 F : +385 1 466 692 info@fortunatravel.hr www.fortunatravel.hr

Tourist packages can range from two to six days. The activity programme for a six-day package includes: day 1. Zagreb; day 2. Zagreb - Kumrovec - Veliki Tabor; day 3. Zagreb; day 4. Krapina; day 5-6. Zagreb. Packages are available throughout the year for groups from 2 to 100 people. Accommodation is provided at 3*, 4*, 5* hotels in Zagreb, and transport is possible by using your own vehicle or as part of our organisation, by car, minibus or by coach. Professional guidance available in Croatian, English and German, and other languages upon request . All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


Four Seasons in Hrvatsko zagorje an active holiday on a family homestead working in the fields, in the garden, in the vineyard; visit to the church of Our Lady of the Mount and the archaeological locality; thematic workshops around a bread-oven or revitalization in the thermal springs of the spa

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Travel agency Antoma d.o.o. Art turizam Trg slobode 1, Zlatar HR-AB-49-080179086 T: +385 49 466 995 F: +385 49 466 995 antoma@kr.t-com.hr www.kaj7.com

Wholesome food prepared from naturally grown cereals, vegetables and fruit is nowadays a rare commodity, but in this mellow countryside of ours everything is still as it meant to be - natural and healthy. You can savour a freshly baked strudel made from pumpkins just picked from the field, or have your plate of polenta with stewed livers cooked the traditional way. You can also see a cow being milked, watch the livestock graze on the grass, sit by the murmuring streams bubbling along, have a drink of clean mountain water and fill yourself up on cakes that evoke the flavours from the kitchens of our grandmothers. Walk to the church of Our Lady of the Mount, look around the archaeological locality and learn something of the past of this oasis of peace. Quite some time ago the natural beauty of the slopes of the highest mountain in Hrvatsko zagorje Ivanščica - and the village of Lobor inspired A.G. Matoš, the great Croatian poet and travel writer, who gave us such a lovely picture of them in his travel story Around Lobor. Follow his trail into unspoilt nature and get the sense of its rhythm and through it the stories they tell.

This is a package tour of 1-5 days. The programme of activities for a five-day package covers the following: day 1. Lobor; day 2. Vuglec breg; day 3. Krapina; day 4. Konjščina; day 5. Hrašćina. The package is available from 1 March to 31 October for groups of 2 to 80 people. Accommodation is provided in a 3* pension in Zabok or Škarićevo in the vicinity of Krapinske Toplice, in 3* or 4* hotels in Marija Bistrica, Donja Stubica, Krapinske Toplice or Stubičke Toplice, while transport can be one’s own or by bus organized by us. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English and German, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


Uncovering Secrets at the Foot of Ivanščica attending excavations at the locality of Our Lady of the Mount; visits to the pearl of Croatian Baroque - the Church of Our Lady of the Snow in Belec, and the Shrine of Our Lady of Bistrica; participate in the mead and gingerbread workshop of the Brlečić family

Legend tells us that in a struggle with the devil over the possession of Zagorje, Mother of God succeeded in building a small church on top of a hill before he managed to flood the area. From that time on she has been the owner and the patron of Hrvatsko zagorje and it is therefore not surprising that many famous churches of the area are dedicated to her. Visit the locality of Our Lady of the Mount at the top of the hill above Lobor, see the ongoing excavations and find out how rich the history of this region really is. Lovers of art, and all those with a feeling for things beautiful, will take delight in the pearl of Croatian Baroque – the Church of Our Lady of the Snow in Belec. In the very heart of Zagorje, tour the most famous and the most popular Croatian shrine – the shrine of Our Lady of Bistrica – which attracts pilgrims not only from all over Croatia but from other countries as well. In addition to being a religious centre, Marija Bistrica is also the centre of the mead and gingerbread trade. Learn the secrets of this trade in the workshop of the Brlečić family, thus making your visit even more pleasant.

Travel agency Antoma d.o.o. Art turizam Trg slobode 1, Zlatar HR-AB-49-080179086 T: +385 49 466 995 F: +385 49 466 995 antoma@kr.t-com.hr www.kaj7.com This is a package tour of 1-5 days. The programme of activities for a five-day package covers the following: day 1. Lobor; day 2. Belec; days 3-5. Marija Bistrica. The package is available from 1 March to 31 October for groups of 2 to 80 people. Accommodation is provided in a 3* pension in Zabok, and in 4* pension in Marija Bistrica, Donja Stubica or Stubičke Toplice, while transport can be one’s own or by bus organized by us. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English and German, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


Encounter The Hills of Magic a tour of Varaždin and visit to Trakošćan Castle; participation in the creative pottery workshop and the honey-biscuits bakery, an introduction to the traditional trades and crafts; visit to the Opeka arboretum and the Entomological Museum 82

Travel agency Horizont d.o.o. Aleja kralja Zvonimira 1 Varaždin HR-AB-42-070091899 T: +385 42 395 111 F: +385 42 395 112 horizont@horizont-travel.hr www.horizont-travel.hr

An array of charms are found within the countryside of Varaždin once you have come to this beautiful city full of greenery, culture and architectural treasures you will find yourself in a dilemma as to what to see first. The Baroque nucleus of the city delights visitors, while the city cemetery one of the most beautiful in Europe, which has with time acquired the form of a French park is just the place for a relaxing, meditative stroll. Leaving the city and its lively streets, step back in time with a visit to the Trakošćan Castle, and even further back to the Roman thermae in Varaždinske Toplice (Varaždin spa). Recharge your batteries in the Opeka arboretum and discover a thing or two about the world of insects in the Entomological Museum. Take comfort in the wealth of the local tradition learn how to make pumpkin seed oil, extract honey and make delicacies like honey-biscuits or home-baked bread. And finally, full of the beauty around you, inspired by the places you will surely wish to come back to, you can express your own creativity at the pottery workshop.

This is a package tour of 2-5 days. The programme of activities for a five-day package covers the following: days 1-5. activities in and around Varaždin. The package is available from 1 March to 30 November for groups of 2 to 50 people. Accommodation is provided in private homes, in a hostel, mountain lodges, 3* or 4* pensions, or 3*and 4* hotels or in a 5* hotel in Zagreb. Transport can be one’s own or by a van or bus organized by us. Professional guides are available in English, German, Italian, Russian, French, Lithuanian, Spanish, Polish, Hungarian and Slovene language. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


Following of Angels A Tour of Varaždin - orienteering and locating the angels of Varaždin, solving intriguing tasks; participation in creative workshops - calligraphy, art and pottery; savouring local delicacies

Did you know that Varaždin is the city of angels and that these creatures, symbols of peace and goodness, have found their home right here in this city? Follow the trail of angels in the Baroque heart of Varaždin, en-route solving intriguing tasks and locating the angels of Varaždin - walk the streets and squares learning new stories about sites and curiosities from the rich past of the city that was once the capital of Croatia. While finding your way, do not forget your angel memory card because it is where you collect your angel stamps. Take part in at least three creative workshops - calligraphy, art and pottery - where you can let your imagination run free and make you very own guardian angel. And then go and enjoy the flavours and aromas of the culinary treasures of the middle classes of Varaždin while a 7-course meal based on preserved records and old recipes of traditional dishes in the cuisine of nobility and the gentle folk of the 17th and 18th centuries will make you feel just like an angel in heaven. Travel agency Horizont d.o.o. Aleja kralja Zvonimira 1 Varaždin HR-AB-42-070091899 T: +385 42 395 111 F: +385 42 395 112 horizont@horizont-travel.hr www.horizont-travel.hr

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This is a package tour of 1-3 days. The programme of activities for a three-day package covers the following: days 1-3. activities in the area of Varaždin. The package is available the year round for groups of 2 to 45 people. Accommodation is provided in private homes, a hostel, 3* or 4* pensions, 3* or 4* hotels or a 5* hotel in Zagreb. Transport can be one’s own or a by bus organised by us. Professional guides are available in English, German, Italian, Russian, French, Lithuanian, Spanish, Polish, Hungarian and Slovene language. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


An Autumn in Lika Through Traditional Crafts learning about the tradition of Lika national costumes, dances and products with a chance to see the event called Autumn in Lika; visit the mills at the River Gacka springs; explore a few museum collections in the Museum of Lika in Gospić

A significant element of Lika has always been tradition, which still today plays an important role holding a strong presence in the region. People live in accordance with nature which is well preserved in the area and has some exceptional creations. Experience the event named Autumn in Lika and learn about Lika’s traditional values. Enjoy the authentic national costumes of Lika, the dances, delicacies, traditional products and the hospitality of local people. Visit the Museum of Lika in Gospić and the first Croatian forestry in Krasno village, opened back in 1765. In the mills on the River Gacka learn how flour is produced in the traditional way, while treating yourself with some real home-made cheese and dine in an autochthonous rural farm, enjoying all the aspects of the traditional delights of Lika in this pleasant setting.

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Travel agency Maranta d.o.o. Trg Hrvatske bratske zajednice 2, Split HR-AB-21-060027237 T: +385 21 323 884 F: +385 21 317 710 maranta@maranta.hr www.maranta-travel.com Tourist packages range from one to four days. The activity programme for a four-day package includes: day 1. Gospić; day 2. Krasno - Kuterevo; day 3. Gospić - izvori rijeke Gacke; day 4. Gospić. Packages are available from 15th April to 1st November for groups from 6 to 45 people. Accommodation is provided at 3* hotels in Gospić or surroundings and transport is possible as part of our organisation, by minibus or coach. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English, Italian, German and French, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


In Napoleon’s wake tour of the entire territory of the former Illyrian provinces in Croatia; professional lecture in Zadar with special emphasis on the cultural heritage left by the French rule in Dalmatia; savouring local delicacies

Despite its short duration in these parts, the French rule during Napoleon’s conquests has introduced crucial changes to the form and direction of development of our country - from the construction of modern roads to the encouragement of education and establishment of schools in Croatian language. Numerous things still remind us of the ruler, who may have been short in stature but his appetites for conquest were indeed grand, and whose rule accounts for a number of important facets of our history. Come and see the beauty of the Illyrian provinces - as Napoleon called them - from the inlands of Croatia to the unique city of Dubrovnik whose centuries long independence was ended by Napoleon himself. Join us on this journey up and down the most important roads through what once were Illyria provinces and visit the venues of the crucial events. And while you are enjoying the local cuisine, and washing it down with fine wines, get the feel of what it is like to be a ruler - even just for the duration of lunch. Travel agency More Mandić d.o.o. Secret Dalmatia Turanj 426, Sv. Filip Jakov HR-AB-23-060133552 T: +385 91 5671 604 F: +385 91 5671 604 info@secretdalmatia.com www.tours-in-croatia.com

This is a package tour which takes 8 days. The programme of activities for an eight-day package covers the following: days 1-8. activities in the area of Zagreb, Zadar, Split and Dubrovnik. The package is available from 1 September to 30 June for groups of 2 to 40 people. Accommodation is provided in the choice boutique-hotels in Zagreb and Dalmatia, and transport is organized by us. Professional guides are available in Croatian and English, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


The Centre of Sinj Alka visit Sinj Alka, a traditional Croatian event on UNESCO’s list of World Heritage; sightseeing and getting to know picturesque little towns of the Dalmatian backdrop; a canoe ride on the Cetina River, visit the Blue and Red Lake near Imotski 86

The mystical carst and wild nature of the Dalmatian backdrop and the Cetina region is a great environment to experience tradition, returning to the roots. For all who wish to learn more about old Croatian traditions and participate in an authentic Croatian event which dates from the beginning of the 19th century, we offer, among other things, a visit to the Sinj Alka at the beginning of August. The Sinj Alka is a magical event which is on UNESCO’s list of un-material world heritage in Europe. Watching the honourable horsemen know locally as alkari at their attempt to joust the middle of the ring is a true adrenaline rush. Along with this excitement, visiting the picturesque quaint towns of Sinj, Trilj and Imotski, tasting the well-known Cetina and Dalmatian delicacies and a canoe ride on Cetina, are additional pleasures of wrapped up in this journey. As you gaze at the Blue and Red Lake, unique karst phenomena near Imotski, delighted by the beauties of stone cliffs, abysms and clarity of the lake water, you will never wish to leave.

Travel agency Fortuna travel d.o.o. Teslina 14, Zagreb HR-AB-01-080188354 T: +385 1 4804 977 F: +385 1 466 692 info@fortunatravel.hr www.fortunatravel.hr

Tourist packages range from two to six days. The activity programme for a six-day package includes: day 1. - 2nd August Split; day 2. 3rd August Split - Sinj; day 3. 4th August Trilj; day 4 -6. 5th - 7th August Trilj - Imotski. Packages are available from 2nd to 7th August for groups from 2 to 50 people. Accommodation is provided at three, four or five-star hotels in Split, at 2*, 3* hotels in Sinj and a three-star hotel in Trilj. Transport is possible by using your own vehicle or as part of our organisation, by car, minibus or coach. Professional guidance available in Croatian, English, French and Spanish, but also other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


Tastes of Dalmatinska zagora Tradition sightseeing in Šibenik and visit Krka National Park; sightseeing in Sinj, home of the Sinj Alka and Trilj whose first inhabitatnts were Dalmati; visit the Ethnoland Dalmati and enjoy autochthonous specialities of the area

A region of proud people with turbulent past, delicious specialities, rich tradition and unique ethnographic elements, Dalmatian Backgrounds - Zagora, with all its elements, accessible with just a two-hour-drive from town centres on the Dalmatian coast. Visit Šibenik, a real pearl of the Adriatic, full of cultural-historic wealth before being awaited by the enchanting natural beauties of the Krka National Park. Enjoy your time at rural households in a homely atmosphere, discover Sinj and Trilj and in Ethnoland Dalmati sense the traditional spirit of the area. The gastronomic offer is predominantly based on local products and traditional preparation ready to refresh your spirit and body. On this journey, following the footsteps of our ancestors, learn the wonders of history, tradition and gastronomy of the region in order to understand its present that little bit better.

Travel agency Maranta d.o.o. Trg Hrvatske bratske zajednice 2, Split HR-AB-21-060027237 T: +385 21 323 884 F: +385 21 317 710 maranta@maranta.hr www.maranta-travel.com Tourist packages range from one to four days. The activity programme for a four-day package includes: day 1. Šibenik; day 2. Krka National Park; day 3. Sinj; day 4. Trilj. Packages are available throughout the year for groups from 6 to 45 people. Accommodation is provided at rural households and in 3* hotels in Šibenik or surrounding areas or at 3* hotels in Sinj or Trilj. Transport is possible as part of our organisation, by minibus or coach. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English, Italian, German and French, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


Rays of the Sunniest Island sightseeing on Hvar and learning about the characteristic agava lace; tasting of Hvar specialities such as gregada or paradižet; buy a typical souvenir from the island - a medicine and a scent all in one Hvar lavender

If you would like an authentic Hvar souvenir, a medicine and scent all in one, then the ideal solution is a scented bag of lavandula croatica. Due to the ideal climate conditions, lavender form Hvar is by far the best-quality lavender in Europe, furthermore it is eco-produced. Apart from the climate, the sunniest island of Croatia has much to boast about. Visit Grapčeva Cave, habitat of the first inhabitants of Hvar and one of the most significant pre-historic sites within the entire Mediterranean area, Fortica fortress from the 16th century with a magnificent view over the town and surrounding islands and a Benedictine monastery, well-known across the world for agava lace. Experience culture by visiting Hvar Theatre, one of the first communal theatres in Europe founded in 1612 and why not visit the Renaissance villa of Petar Hektorović in Starigrad. Finally, treat yourself with autochthonous delicacies - a gregada - goat’s cheese in oil or perhaps pečicu na tečicu or paradižet. Surprise yourself…

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Travel agency Petros d.o.o. B. Adžije 34, Zagreb HR-AB-01-080346301 T: +385 1 3646 600 F: +385 1 3646 465 petros@petros.hr www.petros.hr

Tourist packages range from two to three days. The activity programme for a three-day package includes: day 1. Zagreb - Split - Hvar; day 2. Hvar - Stari Grad - Mekićevica Bay; day 3. Hvar - Grapčeva Cave - Split - Zagreb. Packages are available throughout the year for groups from 2 to 40 people. Accommodation is provided at 3* apartments in Hvar. Transport is possible with your own vehicle or as part of our organisation, by coach. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English, German, French and Italian and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


The Spirit of Konavle Tradition Through Wine and Trades visit Pridvorje and a mill in Ljuta with a demonstration of flour production; ride in a tourist train through the vineyards of Konavle, enjoy a farmer’s brunch; a visit to the Ethnographic Museum and the Church of St. Nicholas

Experience the spirit of tradition and a true village atmosphere through an excursion to the area of Konavle. A tour of the Franciscan monastery in the village of Pridvorje is followed by a pleasurable ride through the vineyards. In three wine cellars you get to taste some of the best wines of the region, complemented with seljačka marenda - what today some would call farmer’s brunch - a simple snack of bacon and onion served in a traditional way, just as the people used to have during work in the fields. In the village of Ljuta stands a mill and by paying a visit you can learn how flour was once produced, and within arm’s reach another traditional trade - wool treatment, can be observed. Your host, dressed in the folk costume of the area, will share with you interesting stories from the area’s past, while in the charming village of Čilipi, well known for its loving preservation of old customs and a rich collection of folk costumes, you can visit the Ethnographic Museum and the Church of St. Nicholas - and thus round off this beautiful experience of a traditional sense in Konavle.

This is a 1-day package. The programme of activities for a one-day package covers activities in the area of Pridvorje - Ljuta - Čilipi. The package is available from 1 April to 1 October for groups of 14 to 48 people. Transport is organised by our agency by bus and tourist train. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English and German, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.

Travel agency Gulliver travel d.o.o. Obala Stjepana Radića 25 Dubrovnik HR-AB-20-060060226 T: +385 20 410 855 F: +385 20 410 890 booking@gulliver.hr www.gulliver.hr


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Surrounded by Nature Few and far are the place in the world where nature has been so generous with the diversity of its riches in so small a place as it has been in Croatia. From the green and golden plains of Slavonia, wide expanses interspaced by woods of Slavonian oak, to the soft, undulating countryside of Zagorje resting within the embrace of sparkling rivers, across deep coniferous forests of Gorski kotar which are a treasure trove of meadows, waterfalls and a variety of flora and fauna, to the magical lakes of Plitvice - the diversity and contrasting character of natural surroundings in Croatia take one’s breath away. Velebit, the largest Croatian mountain, which divides the continental from its Adriatic side, offers views of the sea with a thousand islands strewn across the open sea. A large number of national parks, nature parks and protected areas tell the tale of preserved natural environment which is being carefully guarded in order to ensure that this amazing wealth could be enjoyed by visitors, and future generations.


Free Flight in the Heart of Nature birdwatching and open air school of nature; walks within the park, visits to belvederes with views of Istria and Kvarner; learning about local culture and customs

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Travel agency Uniline d.o.o. S. Dobrića 16, Pula HR-AB-52-040046499 T: +385 52 390 039 F: +385 52 215 036 dmc@uniline.hr www.uniline.hr

Ah, to be free as a bird - it is the yearning and the goal of every human being, and it comes as no surprise that we find the true masters of the skies in their natural environment so fascinating and relaxing. The Učka Nature park is an area of lush forest vegetation and specific climate which are the result of both the relief and the vicinity of the sea. It is also a habitat for numerous endangered and protected species of plants, birds and animals. For instance, of 114 species of birds regarded as endangered on the European level, 83 of them come to the area of Kvarner and Istria. Let us take you for a tour of the Učka Nature Park where the pleasure of immersing oneself into untouched nature and being able to observe a vast variety of flora and fauna can be further enhanced by visits to belvederes from which vistas open up towards Istria and Kvarner. And from there the magical blue of the sea reaches towards the mountain peaks of Gorski kotar that rise in the distance. Be the season of your visit autumn or spring, this day spent in the vopen air will be one to remember.

This is a package tour of 1-3 days. The programme of activities for three-day package covers the following: days 1-3. activities in the area of the Učka Nature park. The package is available from 23 September to 21 December and from 21 March to 21 June for groups of 2-8 persons. Accommodation is provided in 2*, 3* or 4* hotels, while transport can be one’s own or organized by us. Professional guides are available in Croatian and English, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


Ornithological Miracle in the Fields of Istria birdwatching and open-air school of nature; walk along the mouth of the river Raša, and the ranges of Čepić and Boljun; getting to know local culture and customs

Peace and quiet, and nature all around - an ideal combination for all lovers of birds and unspoilt nature. See Istria with new eyes, in all the beauty of its countryside, its lush vegetation and easy going atmosphere. Our day-long birdwatching tour takes you through the lovely landscapes at the mouth of the river Raša and on to the ranges of Čepić and Boljun. The leisurely pace enables one to observe and enjoy the multitude of different species of birds that live on the largest Croatian peninsula. And while the reed-patches of the mouth of the river Raša provide an ideal habitat for the birds of the marshes such as the sedge warbler delight the birdwatchers with the sounds of reeds fluttering in the wind, the fragrances of all kinds of medicinal herbs found in unique grassland habitats of Čepić and Boljun are simply irresistible.

This is a package tour of 1-3 days. The programme of activities for three-day package covers the following: days 1-3. activities in the area of the mouth of River Raška and in the ranges Čepić and Boljun. The package is available from 23 September to 21 December and from w21 March to 21 June for groups of 2-8 persons. Accommodation is provided in 2*, 3* or 4* hotels, while transport can be one’s own or organized by us. Professional guides are available in Croatian and English, and other languages upon request.All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.

Travel agency Uniline d.o.o. S. Dobrića 16, Pula HR-AB-52-040046499 T: +385 52 390 039 F: +385 52 215 036 dmc@uniline.hr www.uniline.hr


Mediterranean Avifauna of Dalmatian Islands photo-hunting, in pursuit of the rare Eleonor’s Falcon and other birds found on secluded islands of the Croatian Adriatic in the open sea; hiking through preserved nature and staying in diving bays; wine tasting and Mediterranean specialities

A secluded island positioned in the middle of the Adriatic Sea - a place where time stands still. In this natural paradise we explore rare bird species and enjoy wonderful wildness and isolation! Vis is one of the furthest islands of the Adriatic Sea, known as the Key of the Adriatic concerning its excellent geographic position. When staying on Vis, you have a chance to spot a vast number of bird species. Together with the Svetac Island, which we also visit, Vis is the most northern nesting place of the beautiful and endangered Eleonor’s Falcon (Falco Eleonorae). The Cory’s Shearwater (Calonectris diomedea) and Yelkouan Shearwater (Puffinus Yelkouan) are also part of a rich avifauna that you are able to see and capture through the lens of your camera. Apart from enjoying the company of these magnificent birds, a traditional life of fishermen in the village of Komiža and Mediterranean cuisine, makes your stay on this magical island even more memorable.

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Travel agency VMD d.o.o. 3. Cvjetno naselje 20, Zagreb HR-AB-01-080038509 T: +385 1 6065 840 F: +385 1 6065 841 vmd@vmd.hr www.vmd.hr Tourist packages range from three to four days. The activity programme for a four-day package includes: day 1. Split; day 2. Vis; day 3. Svetac; day 4. Split. Packages are available from 1st April to 1st July and from 1st September to 31st October for groups from 4 to 8 people. Accommodation is provided at 3* and 4* hotels. Transport is possible with your own vehicle or as part of our organisation. Professional guides are available in Croatian and English and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


Bird Reserves of Pag Island visit the marsh sites of Pag Island – healing-mud at Kolan, Povljana and Novalja; visit Vransko jezero Nature Park, the natural habitat of water birds and Paklenica National Park; expert lectures on migrating birds

The Jewels of nature which breathe life amid the stones of Pag, the wondrous lakes that turn golden at sunset, and protected reserves sheltering various bird species, all unite on the Island of Pag. Watch the empire of birds that have found their home among the marsh localities of the island. Kolan and Povljana provide these peaceful inhabitants both on land and sky. Learn of the intriguing lives of migrating birds from the expert lectures and talks, and visit water birds in the Nature Parks of Vransko jezero and Paklenica. Delighted with life on Pag, continue one step further to experience the island in all its splendour. After learning the rich tradition of Pag, take a stroll within the Lun Olive Reserve and enjoy the autochthonous specialities – Pag Cheese with olives and a glass of fine wine is the best way to begin a wonderful dinner by the sea.

Tourist packages range from three to seven days. The activity programme for a seven-day package includes: day 1-2. Pag; day 3. Vransko Lake - Zadar; day 4. Zaglav; day 5. Paklenica Nature Park; day 6. Velo and Malo Blato; day 7. Pag. Packages are available from 15th January to 15th June and from 15th September to 15th December for groups from 8 to 50 people. Accommodation is provided at households and at 3* hotels on Pag Island. Transport is possible with your own vehicle or as part of our organisation, by coach or shuttles. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English, German and Italian. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.

Travel agency Sunturist d.o.o. Kranjčevićeva bb, Novalja HR-AB-53-0659517 T: +385 53 661 211 F: +385 53 661 611 sunturist@gs.t-com.hr www.sunturist.com


Migration through Beauties of Nature

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Travel agency Globtour Event d.o.o. Preradovićeva 14, Zagreb HR-AB-01-080238927 T: +385 1 4881 100 F: +385 1 4881 119 info@globtour.hr www.globtour.hr

Only 50 kilometres from Zagreb, in the central Posavina region we come across Čigoč, the first European stork village in which the number of storks exceeds the number of inhabitants. There is also the Lonjsko polje Nature Park, a flood area which is habitat to 243 various bird species. As expected, birdwatching in such areas is a sheer pleasure. Follow the Premužićeva staza, hiking path in the Northern Velebit National Park and discover the diverse world of fauna and flora, just like at the Paklenica National Park, an area of birds of prey and owls which have become the most endangered bird species in Croatia. Apart from being incredibly beautiful, Zrmanja River offers numerous ornithological attractions while the reserve at Vransko jezero offers birdwatching of rare marsh-birds. Complete your experience of natural beauty at Biokovo, a mountain that somehow dives out of the sea offering some incredible panoramic views over the Makarska Riviera and Zabiokovlje from its peaks and view-points, giving you the chance to absorb the entire peacefulness and beauty of this magnificent area.

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birdwatching in their natural environment and visit Čigoč (European stork village) and hike along Premužićeva staza on Velebit that represents the pearl of building hiking paths in Croatia; sightseeing of the Paklenica National Park

Tourist packages can range from three to five days. The activity programme for a five-day package includes: day 1. Lonjsko polje Nature Park - Krapje đol Ornithological Reserve; day 2. Northern Velebit National Park; day 3. Paklenica National Park and Zrmanja River; day 4. Vransko jezero Nature Park; day 5. Biokovo Nature Park. Packages are available from 1st March to 31st May and from 1st October to 30th November for groups from 2 to 12 people. Accommodation is provided at the families and hotels of various categories, and transport is possible by using your own vehicle or as part of our organisation, by minibus. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English, German, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


Mainland to Coastal Flights with Ease Bird-watching is one of the most beautiful ways to relax in nature, and their flying, singing and nesting has a magical attraction. Visit Kopački rit Nature Park, an area protected with an internationally significant Convention on Wetlands, especially as a habitat of marsh-birds. Continue the journey towards the Lonjsko polje Nature Park which is the largest protected marsh area, not only in Croatia but within the entire Danube River basin. In these parts you should be able to see some wonderful bird species that habit and nest here. In the same way migrating birds keep going south toward reserves with birds of prey, visit Cres, an island which is one of the last habitats of the Griffon Vulture and end your flight on the delta of Neretva, important for migration and where birds spend the wintertime, admiring the beauties of nature’s creations surrounded by many of your new feathery friends.

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sightseeing of Krapje đol Ornithological Reserve, a part of Krapje which is on the list of UNESCO’s World Culture Heritage; visit Cres Island, one of the last habitats of the Griffon vulture; bird-watching in the Neretva Valley

Tourist packages can range from three to six days. The activity programme for a six-day package includes: day 1. Kopački rit Nature Park - Podunavlje; day 2. Lonjsko polje Nature Park - Krapje đol Ornithological Reserve; day 3. Cres Island; day 4. Paklenica National Park - Zrmanja River; day 5. Vransko jezero Nature Park; day 6. Delta of Neretva River. Packages are available from 1st March to 31st May and from 1st October to 30th November for groups from 2 to 12 people. Accommodation is provided at the families and hotels of various categories, and transport is possible by using your own vehicle or as part of our organisation, by minibus. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English, German, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.

Travel agency Globtour Event d.o.o. Preradovićeva 14, Zagreb HR-AB-01-080238927 T: +385 1 4881 100 F: +385 1 4881 119 info@globtour.hr www.globtour.hr


An Empire of Birds in Croatia from north to south strolling by the lakes, waterfalls and forests of the best known Croatian National Park - Plitvice Lakes; enjoying the tastes of home-made Croatian cuisine; hiking through the karst vastness of the Northern Velebit National Park

Become introduced to the three different faces of Croatia with us – forests and lakes of central Croatia, impressive mountains overlooking the sea and the beautiful blue Adriatic Sea. Visit one of the rare forests of English oak that full of the shade. Enjoy the roaring waterfall-sound of the Plitvice Lakes National Park, geological phenomena recognised by UNESCO, which is surrounded by forests offering peace and tranquillity. Become familiar with the empire of the birds of the karst fields around the River Gacka before you conquer the mythical Velebit Mountain with a magnificent view over the blue Adriatic Sea below. Before returning to the Croatian capital Zagreb, visit Učka Nature Park and Risnjak National Park, and with bit of luck take a swim in the Adriatic Sea, one of the cleanest seas in the world. Become one with the nature on this journey through the diversity of natural wealth and experience - the best Croatia has to offer!

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Travel agency VMD d.o.o. 3. Cvjetno naselje 20, Zagreb HR-AB-01-080038509 T: +385 1 6065 840 F: +385 1 6065 841 vmd@vmd.hr www.vmd.hr

Tourist packages range up to eight days. The activity programme for an eight-day package includes: day 1. Zagreb; day 2. Turopojski lug - Plitvice Lakes National Park; day 3. Plitvice Lakes National Park; day 4. River Gacka Valley; day 5. Northern Velebit National Park; day 6. Učka Nature Park; day 7. Risnjak National Park; day 8. Zagreb. Packages are available from 1st May to 30th September for groups from 4 to 16 people. Accommodation is provided at 3* and 4* hotels. Transport is possible with your own vehicle or as part of our organisation. Professional guides are available in Croatian and English and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


Great and Small Fliers of Crna mlaka birdwatching in the area of the ornithological reserve of Crna mlaka; gathering and analysis of data, photographs and video material; walk through the forest areas in search of the rare birds which live here

The ability to fly has always fascinated mankind, indeed, it made them somewhat envious of those feathered creatures. Come and witness the magic of these fliers, great and small, in the flood forests of common oak and alder tree. Take a walk through the forested plains and see the now rare black stork, the magnificent hawk and the black kite. Let your interest be further enhanced by the fact that this reserve is frequented by birds from central and northern Europe on their southward bound migratory flight in search of food and a resting place. Nor should you forget the need for the protection of this exceptional area which requires attention throughout the year in order to enable visitors and scientists alike to study and analyze the behaviour of different species of endangered and protected birds, and thus preserve these wonderful creatures and enable everybody to enjoy the beauty of their flight.

This is a package tour of 3-4 days. The programme of activities for a 4-day package covers the following: days 1-4. activities in the area of the ornithological reserve of Crna mlaka. The package is available the year round for groups of 2 to 16 people. Accommodation is provided 3* and 4* apartments and in 3* and 4* hotels in Zagreb, while transport can be one’s own or organized by us. Professional guides available in Croatian, English and German. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.

Travel agency Kompas d.o.o. Partizanska 13, PoreÄ? HR-AB-52-040074652 T: +385 1 455 0160 F: +385 1 455 0039 incoming@ kompas-travel.com www.kompas-travel.com


Birding Trilogy – Park, Wetlands, Forest walk through Karlovac, town of parks in whose alleys of trees and hedges nest a large number of song birds; visit to the Crna mlaka ornithological reserve; visit to the Petrovac ornithological park on Petrova gora

Hidden at the point where the landscape of flatlands, the Pannonian Croatia, changes into hilly terrain replete with standing and running waters, there are still practically undiscovered places which offer ideal conditions for bird watching. One such place are the wetlands of Crna mlaka, an important ornithological reserve with over 200 recorded bird species. They are drawn to the area both by the makeup of the land and by an abundance of fish. Walking through the urban oasis of the Renaissance Karlovac, the pleasure gardens and parks of this green town, you can observe a large number of birds that have found their habitat here. And should you decide to go to Petrova gora (Peter’s Mount) you will find yourself amidst a veritable bird empire. The Petrovac ornithological park, located at the summit plateau of the mountain, is home to hawk, sparrow hawk, squirrel hawk, woodpeckers, wren and many other species. Treat yourself to this fascinating trilogy of beauty of wetlands, parks and forests, relax and allow nature to take you unto its own.

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Travel agency KA Travel d.o.o. Bogoslava Šuleka 27 Karlovac HR-AB-47-020046686 T: +385 47 495 495 F: +385 47 495 497 info@katravel.hr www.katravel.hr This is a package tour of 3-5 days. The programme of activities for a five-day package covers the following: days 1-2. Karlovac; day 3. Crna mlaka; day 4. Petrova gora; day 5. Karlovac. The package is available from 1 March to 15 October for groups of 2 to 20 people. Accommodation is provided in a 3* and 4* hotels in Karlovac, while transport can be one’s own or by bus organized by us. Professional guides are available in Croatian and English, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


Masters of the Skies above Karlovac visit to the unique habitat of numerous birds species - banks of the River Sava west of Podsused; visit to the Crna mlaka ornithological reserve and the Petrovac ornithological park habitat of raptor birds like sparrow hawk, squirrel hawk, woodpeckers; savouring local dishes and wines

Hawks, woodpeckers, wrens – whichever bird we watch they are majestic, and it is an breathtaking experience to watch them in their flight across the skies. We will take you to city parks, river basins, wetlands, forests and a national park and give you the opportunity to find your way back to Mother Nature and enjoy countless moments of such enjoyment. Come and live the nature on the banks of the River Sava west of Podsused, a habitat for numerous species of birds; visit Crna mlaka – a reserve that is part of the project involving ornithologically vital areas of Europe - and let yourself soar on the freedom beneath their wings; climb the summit plateau of Petrova gora and walk around the ornithological park of Petrovac. Can you wish for a greater biological diversity within a circle of a mere 100 km? And if to all that we add the gastronomy and enology typical for the area, satisfaction and fulfilment are guaranteed.

This is a package tour of 6-8 days. The programme of activities for an eight-day package covers the following: days 1-2. Karlovac; day 3. Zaprešić - the River Sava - Strmec; day 4. Petrova Gora; day 5. Jaskanski lugovi (copses of Jaska); day 6. Plitvice lakes; day 7. Crna mlaka; day 8. Karlovac. The package is available from 1 March to 15 October for groups of 2 to 20 people. Accommodation is provided in a 3* and 4* hotels in Karlovac, while transport can be one’s own or by bus organized by us. Professional guides are available in Croatian and English, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.

Travel agency KA Travel d.o.o. Bogoslava Šuleka 27 Karlovac HR-AB-47-020046686 T: +385 47 495 495 F: +385 47 495 497 info@katravel.hr www.katravel.hr


Bird Empires of Croatian Ponds birdwatching and a visit to Crna mlaka Park, ponds and Ribograd Castle; visit a winery and taste specialities on Mount Žumberak; sightseeing of Jelas and Poljana ponds which are habitats of various bird species

Birds and fish are an inherent part of nature which, combined represent richness of life and natural beauties. Discover the hidden treasure in the ponds of continental Croatia and head towards the Crna mlaka ponds, marsh and forest area in the Valley of River Kupa which is habitat of various bird species. After watching these wonderful fliers, climb the greenness of Mount Žumberak for your deserved dose of fresh air. In the catchments of the Rivers Ilova, Toplica and Čavlovica visit Poljana pond, habitat of different bird species such as the whitetailed eagle and sawbill duck, but equally otters, beavers, and lovers of fresh clean water who enjoy this untouched nature. Jelas ponds are part of a special ornithological reserve and habitat for many different bird species such as spoonbills, grey herons, whiskered terns, black-headed gulls, greylag geese and others where you can enjoy the lushness of nature and hospitality of a real bird’s empire.

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Travel agency Globtour Event d.o.o. Preradovićeva 14, Zagreb HR-AB-01-080238927 T: +385 1 4881 100 F: +385 1 4881 119 info@globtour.hr www.globtour.hr

Tourist packages can range from two to four days. The activity programme for a four-day package includes: day 1. Crna mlaka - Žumberak Nature Park; day 2. Ilova - Toplica - Čavlovica; day 3. surroundings of Slavonski Brod; day 4. Zagreb - Sava River. Packages are available from 1st March to 31st May and from 1st October to 30th November for groups from 2 to 12 people. Accommodation is provided at the families and hotels of various categories, and transport is possible by using your own vehicle or as part of our organisation, by minibus. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English, German, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


Following Birds from Ludbreg to Donji Miholjac birdwatching by the Grudnjak and Donji Miholjac ponds; birdwatching on the banks of the Sava and Drava Rivers; visit Ludbreg which is considered to be centre of the world due to its Roman history and location

Following the Drava River from Ludbreg to Donji Miholjac, an ornithological amateur, a professional or just a nature lover has the opportunity to enjoy various bird species and wonderful untouched greenness in this part of continental Croatia. Another unquestionable attraction are the ponds located near the Drava River, which are artificial marsh habitats that serve as nesting and feeding areas where birds spend wintertime. Relax, far from the city noise whilst birdwatching by the Grudnjak and Donji MIholjac ponds and on the banks of the Sava and Drava Rivers. Count the bird species; study their behaviour and their interaction. Follow the birds and simply enjoy their flight and singing - search for the nests, rest and recharge your energy by watching the beauties of life in this richness of nature.

Tourist packages can range from two to four days. The activity programme for a four-day package includes: day 1. Drava River; day 2. Zdenci surroundings; day 3. Donji Miholjac; day 4. Zagreb - Sava River. Packages are available from 1st March to 31st May and from 1st October to 30th November for groups from 2 to 12 people. Accommodation is provided at the families and hotels of various categories, and transport is possible by using your own vehicle or as part of our organisation, by minibus. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English, German, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.

Travel agency Globtour Event d.o.o. Preradovićeva 14, Zagreb HR-AB-01-080238927 T: +385 1 4881 100 F: +385 1 4881 119 info@globtour.hr www.globtour.hr


In a Bird’s Nest birdwatching in the nesting habitats of rare and endangered species of birds - the fever bird, hoopoe, scops owl; tour of the Lonja Range, Vrana Lake Nature Park, ornithological collections in Metković and taking part in birdringing

Flying free, wings spread wide, singing joyfully… there are so many facets of the world of birds that the human eye and ear can enjoy, and the mind sometimes envies. You can discover all the beauty of watching birds in their natural environment, while their flight is unhindered and their song fills the air, by taking a tour of unspoilt areas in which these intrepid fliers live. Visit the Lonja Range, the Vrana Lake Nature Park and the valley of the River Neretva, climb an observation post, enjoy the beauty around you and, if luck will have it, see some of the endangered species that nest in these areas such as the fever bird, hoopoe, scops owl, little own, grey shrike to name but a few. A visit to the ornithological collection in Metković, one of the largest of its kind in Europe, is a chance to learn more about birds, observe them and take part in birdringing. Listen to their song, spread your own wings and join the wondrous world of birds.

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Travel agency Antoma d.o.o. Art turizam Trg slobode 1, Zlatar HR-AB-49-080179086 T: +385 49 466 995 F: +385 49 466 995 antoma@kr.t-com.hr www.kaj7.com

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This is a package tour of 5-7 days. The programme of activities for a seven-day package covers the following: days 1-2. Hrvatsko zagorje; day 3. Lonja Range; day 4. Krka National Park; day 5. Vrana Lake; day 6. Makarska; day 7. Metković. The package is available from 1 May to 30 September for groups of 2 to 80 people. Accommodation is provided in a 3* pension in Oroslavje, and in 3* hotels in Sisak, Biograd and Makarska. Transport can be one’s own or by bus organized by us. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English and German, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


Within Nature’s Nests sightseeing in Čigoč, a village which, the European Nature Heritage Fund, EuroNatur announced a European stork village; sightseeing in Lonjsko polje Nature Park, habitat of a vast number of bird species; recreation and relaxation at Daruvarske toplice

Amid the untouched greenery of Lonjsko polje Nature Park, exists a place called Čigoč, a village which, European Nature Heritage Fund, EuroNatur announced a European stork village. Every year, these bringers of spring and good news, nest on the chimneys, pools and rooftops of this hospitable village, ornamenting it with their white feathers and their calming presence. Visit Čigoč and enjoy watching these elegant birds with long beaks who are the main actors of many fables. Go further and learn more about storks and their lives by viewing nests through binoculars and feel the strengths of nature in its creation. Many other bird species can be seen and enjoyed in Lonjsko polje Nature Park, the largest flooding area in Europe. To recover and recuperate we recommend the famous Daruvarske toplice, where, following a complete day spent in nature, it is time to rest your body and spirit and start to completely revitalise.

Travel agency Astralis travel d.o.o. Starčevićeva 4 Slavonski Brod HR-AB-35-050038093 T: +385 35 404 330 F: +385 35 410 892 astralis@astralis.hr www.astralis.hr Tourist packages can range from one to three days. The activity programme for a three-day package includes: day 1-3. activities in the area of Čigoč - Lonjsko polje Nature Park - Daruvar. Packages are available throughout the year for groups from 2 to 40 people. Accommodation is provided in households and at hotels of various categories, while transport is possible with your own vehicle or as part of our organisation, by coach. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English and German, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.

Park prirode Lonjsko polje


Longevity of Flight of the Lonja Range birdwatching in the Lonja Range, the largest protected wetlands area in the Dunav basin; enjoying local delicacies such as the specially cured cheese and local wines; introduction of the culture of the area

If you would like to feel the freedom of the flight and observe the beauty of numerous species of water-flow in Croatia, take a trip to the Lonja range which has been a habitat for small and medium size marsh birds for many, many years. Particularly surprising is their number in a relatively small area of 506 km2. This is destination well worth visiting regardless of whether ornithology is your profession, or whether you are just an amateur bird-watcher because, apart from the disturbed only by birds alone an old backwater, you will be able to enjoy local delicacies like the specially cured cheese and local wines. This vitally important bird habitat makes one not only realize the wealth of the bird world, but also how to preserve this area and promote the fundamental cultural and natural values of the park so that future generations could also enjoy these rare treasures.

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Travel agency Kompas d.o.o. Partizanska 13, PoreÄ? HR-AB-52-040074652 T: +385 1 455 0160 F: +385 1 455 0039 incoming@ kompas-travel.com www.kompas-travel.com This is a package tour of 3-4 days. The programme of activities for a four-day package covers the following: days 1-4. activities in the area of the Lonja Range Nature park. Accommodation is provided 3* and 4* apartments, while transport can be one’s own or organized by us. Professional guides available in Croatian, English and Hungarian. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


The Secret Bird World of Green Croatia capturing photographs of the world of birds within the flooded area, meadows and marsh at the Lonjsko polje and Kopački rit Nature Parks; a boat ride on the Drava River; tasting home-made food and autochthonous wines of north-eastern Croatia

Northern Croatia conceals one of last remaining marsh habitats of Europe. Join us on a discovery of its secrets and taste traditional specialities and quality wines of the region along the way! Come to Croatia and discover a wealthy bird empire in northern Croatia. Visit flooded meadows of the Lojsko polje and Kopački rit Nature Parks and, the real nature’s empires where a vast number of the bird species have their habitats built their nests creating proper bird colonies which why both of the areas are protected by the International Ramasar Convention. Enjoy a boat ride on the River Drava, one of the last natural flows on European ground which also represents a natural border with Hungary. Spice up your journey with the flavours of traditional cuisine and local wines of the north-eastern Croatian region.

Tourist packages range up to eight days. The activity programme for an eight-day package includes: day 1. Zagreb; day 2-3. Lonjsko polje; day 4. Papuk Nature Park; day 5. Kopački rit Nature Park; day 6. Kopački rit Nature Park - Donji Miholjac; day 7. Drava River; day 8. Zagreb. Packages are available from 1st May to 31th October for groups from 4 to 16 people. Accommodation is provided at 3* and 4* hotels. Transport is possible with your own vehicle or as part of our organisation. Professional guides are available in Croatian and English and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.

Travel agency VMD d.o.o. 3. Cvjetno naselje 20, Zagreb HR-AB-01-080038509 T: +385 1 6065 840 F: +385 1 6065 841 vmd@vmd.hr www.vmd.hr


Lonjsko Polje Beneath Birds’ Wings donkey rides and a tractor drive to Lonjsko polje – visit Krapje đol with birdwatching; exploring the Rakita ornithological reserve and visit Čigoč, a European stork village; learn about tradition and taste local specialities 108

Travel agency Lonja Tours Hoteli DAIM d.o.o. Dubrovačka 4, Kutina HR-AB-44-080086373 T: +385 44 692 402 F: +385 44 682 729 lonja-tours@hotel-kutina.hr www.lonja-tours.com

There are few rare places in the world where nature remains unspoiled and pure. Such a place, considered as nature’s shelter, is Lonjsko polje, which can be found near Kutina. This second largest protected area in Croatia is also home to two ornithological reserves, Krapje đol and Rakita. The population of spoonbills in Krapje đol is not only one of Europe’s rarest but also the world. These reserves are typical floody areas where older breeds graze, such as Turopolje Pigs or Posavina Horse and white storks, spoonbills, white-tailed eagles, lesser spotted eagles and many other migrating birds searching for food on these pastures. The village of Čigoč, with a number of storks that exceed the number of inhabitants, is clearly denoting the harmonious relationship between men and nature and therefore it is proclaimed as Europe’s first European stork village. Visit Lonjsko polje, enjoy the calming environment of greenness and water surrounded by rare bird species as you soak in the beauty and tranquillity of the unspoiled nature that will stay with you forever.

Tourist packages range from three to six days. The activity programme for a six-day package includes: day 1. Osekovo - Lonjsko polje - Čigoč; day 2. Lonjsko polje - Krapje đol; day 3. Lonjsko polje - Kutina; day 4 -6. Kutina. Packages are available throughout the year for groups from 2 to 50 people. Accommodation is provided at a 3* hotel in Kutina. Transport is possible with your own vehicle or as part of our organisation, by minibus. Professional guides are available in Croatian and English and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


Upon the Perfect Wings of Freedom Birds have always been a symbol of freedom and the ease with which they fly has, for a long time, been an inspiration to many while listening to their song is a special delight. Get to know the hidden secrets of nature watching birds in their natural environment on numerous sites along the Drava River where you can admire various bird species that live here without interruption. Observe the birds from a boat within the marsh area of the Kopački rit Nature Park, and listen to the magical sounds of the golden oriole and nightingale in the Papuk Nature Park. Visit the Lonjsko polje Nature Park, one of the largest flood areas in Europe and habitat of many bird species, as well as Čigoč, the European stork village and enjoy gazing at these perfect fliers. On the top of Mount Žumberak with a beautiful view over the magnificent flora and fauna specific for this part of Croatia, enjoy the delights becoming as one with nature and unleash your free spirit as if you were a bird.

PP Papuk, K. Toplak

birdwatching on locations along the Drava River; sightseeing at Kopački rit with the possibility of adopting and naming a bird; a visit to Papuk Geopark, a part of the European and World’s UNESCO’s Geo-park network

Tourist packages can range from three to five days. The activity programme for a five-day package includes: day 1. Drava and Podravina; day 2. Kopački rit Nature Park - Podunavlje in the municipality of Bilje; day 3. Nature Park Papuk - Jelas polje; day 4. Lonjsko polje Nature Park - Krapje đol Ornithological Reserve; day 5. Crna mlaka - Žumberak Nature Park. Packages are available from 1st March to 31st May and from 1st October to 30th November for groups from 2 to 12 people. Accommodation is provided at the families and hotels of various categories, and transport is possible by using your own vehicle or as part of our organisation, by minibus. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English, German, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.

Travel agency Globtour Event d.o.o. Preradovićeva 14, Zagreb HR-AB-01-080238927 T: +385 1 4881 100 F: +385 1 4881 119 info@globtour.hr www.globtour.hr


Flight over Osijek and Kopački rit urban birdwatching in Osijek and in Kopački rit which provide habitat for many rare and endangered species of birds; tour of the Zlatna Greda Eco-centre and the Belje vineyards

Whether you are a professional ornithologist, or simply a bird lover, the urban birdwatching in Kopački rit and in Osijek is the thing for you. The priceless value of the Kopački rit Nature Park and its ecological identity lie in 295 bird species that can be seen in it. Come and see for yourself the magnificence of the white-bearded tern and of the cormorant, take advantage of being able to witness the rare sight of a number of endangered and protected species which are the true treasure of this area. Particularly attractive is the black stork which changes its plumage during mating, and the white-tailed eagle whose omnipresence throughout the world has even ensured its place in the national coat of arms of the USA. If at all possible time your visit to these areas during the spring and autumn migrations when the place is teeming with hundreds of thousands of birds creating the sight which is unforgettable.

Kopački rit, M. Topić

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Travel agency Kompas d.o.o. Partizanska 13, Poreč HR-AB-52-040074652 T: +385 1 455 0160 F: +385 1 455 0039 incoming@ kompas-travel.com www.kompas-travel.com

This is a package tour of 3-4 days. The programme of activities for a four-day package covers the following: day 1. Osijek; days 2-3. Kopački rit Nature Park; day 4. Osijek. The package is available the year round for groups of 2 to 16 people. Accommodation is provided 3* and 4* apartments and in 3* and 4* hotels, while transport can be one’s own or organized by us. Professional guides available in Croatian, English and Hungarian. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


Grape-Picking in Moslavina visit Moslavina Museum and learn about the tradition of the area; enter a rural estate, strolling through nature and try horse-back riding; taste the authentic wine sorts of Moslavina and have a traditional meal – grilled carp on a fork and listen to a tamburaťi band

The wine-making tradition is a part of Croatian tradition, and the Moslavina area is especially rich in customs concerning vineyards and wine-huts. These places are the practical and symbolic centres of work, social and ceremonial lives of the locals. Social interaction in the wine-huts is a significant part of traditional and modern weekend culture. The locals express this though making toasts, putting inscriptions on the traditional dishes and through performing of ceremonies in different life situations. Many people from Moslavina produce wine, offering it every day as well as special occasions and grape-picking is always a real festivity. Instead of Roman legions of Emperor Claudius, nowadays the wine roads of Moslavina overflow with lovers of nature and its fruits, transformed into fine wines. You too, should visit vine-growing areas and become a welcomed guest of this good-natured and hospitable area while tasting the drops of Moslavina that will delight you with its colour, taste and flavour and take you into new dimensions of sense and pleasure.

Tourist packages range from one to three days. The activity programme for a three-day package includes: day 1-3. activities in the area of Moslavina. Packages are available throughout the year for groups from 2 to 50 people. Accommodation is provided at a 3* hotel in Kutina. Transport is possible with your own vehicle or as part of our organisation, by minibus. Professional guides are available in Croatian and English and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.

Travel agency Lonja Tours Hoteli DAIM d.o.o. HR-AB-44-080086373 T: +385 44 692 402 F: +385 44 682 729 lonja-tours@hotel-kutina.hr www.lonja-tours.com


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visit Papuk Nature Park, a mountain oasis in the heart of Pannonian Croatia and visit Skakavac Waterfall; explore the vineyards of Požega Valley; visit well-known Kutjevo wine-cellars with wine-tasting

Travel agency RTA d.o.o. Hribarov prilaz 6a Zagreb HR-AB-01-0370355 T: +385 1 6692 953 F: +385 1 6671 884 rta@rta.hr www.rta.hr

Nestled in the heart of the Slavonian lowlands features Papuk Nature Park, an exceptional attractive wealth of flora and fauna with an abundance of clean and cold spring water sprinkled with numerous mountain paths. Hiking these paths is a pure pleasure. Pass along Grofova staza and enjoy the view over a magnificent waterfall known as Skakavac, then lead on towards Požega Valley where you will feel amazed by the endless vineyards and high-quality wines known across Europe and beyond. Relax and unwind in the calming greenery of this wine-growing area. You can’t but fail to sense the breath of tradition visiting hospitable and lively Slavonian towns and Kutjevo wine-cellars with their rustic setting and rich collection of high-quality wines accompanied by educational anecdotes of wine-experts and tasting those fine drops to firmly ensure your pleasurable stay in the Požega area.

Tourist packages range from one to three days. The activity programme for a three-day package includes: day 1. Velika - Papuk Nature Park; day 2. Požega Valley - Kutjevo; day 3. Požega - Vetovo - Enjingi. Packages are available from 1st April to 15th October for groups from 2 to 50 people. Accommodation is provided at 2* and 3* hotels. Transport is possible with your own vehicle or as part of our organisation, by coach. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English, German, French, Spanish and Italian and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


Through the Moslavina Forest Paths visit Ivanić Grad and Žutica forest, well-known for its growing population of beavers; experience the rural household of Stara Marča and the fallow-deer breeding farm; strolling through Marča forest and a visit to the Kezele estate with tasting of specialities

Green fields, thick forests and vineyards, rich tradition and a wealth of life - Moslavina, an area located on the passage between central Croatia to Slavonia. Hospitable rural households become well-visited destinations with a vast offer of autochthonous meals and by staying in the gentle surrounding nature, it guarantees a holiday for the body and soul. Visit Ivanić Grad and enjoy strolling through the Žutica forest, well-known for a growing population of beavers. In Marča forest find your own of peace and tranquillity and observe the breeding home of beautiful fallow-deers. Connected through informative forest paths, the rural estates of Stara Marča and Kezele will offer home-made specialities as well as recreation in nature enabling you to have a welldeserved break in complete peace within the Moslavina greenness.

Tourist packages consist of one day. The activity programme for a day package includes activities in the area of Moslavina. Packages are available throughout the year for groups from 2 to 40 people. Transport is possible with your own vehicle or as part of our organisation, by coach. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English, German, French, Spanish and Italian and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.

Travel agency RTA d.o.o. Hribarov prilaz 6a Zagreb HR-AB-01-0370355 T: +385 1 6692 953 F: +385 1 6671 884 rta@rta.hr www.rta.hr


Embrace of Moslavina visit little villages and traditional wooden houses of Moslavina and enter the Museum of Moslavina; visit Čigoč, a European stork village and revealing the magic of Lonjsko polje; learn about tradition and taste autochthonous delicacies 114

The story of Lonjsko polje is one of living beside the river. One of the rare entirely preserved regions of impressive, authentic constructions made of wood, is a place of unspoiled traditional culture in which visitors can see a rare oasis of peace, untouched nature and a spectrum of landscape, unique to Posavina. Lonjsko polje Nature Park is second in scale in terms of protected areas in Croatia. Nowhere else beside the rivers of central Europe is there such diversity – white storks, spoonbills, different species of herons, white-tailed eagles, lesser spotted eagles and many other migrating birds all reside on these pastures looking for food. There are many rare plant species like Water Shamrock which is part of the Nature Park’s logo. Villages of exceptional beauty are situated along the river between Jasenovac and Sisak as well as the area south of the River Sava, such as Žreme and Greda, and Turopolje between Sisak and Zagreb. By visiting these places you experience the true magic of Moslavina.

Travel agency Lonja Tours Hoteli DAIM d.o.o. Dubrovačka 4, Kutina HR-AB-44-080086373 T: +385 44 692 402 F: +385 44 682 729 lonja-tours@hotel-kutina.hr www.lonja-tours.com Tourist packages range from one to three days. The activity programme for a three-day package includes: day 1. Kutina; day 2-3. Lonjsko polje Nature Park - Čigoč - Krapje. Packages are available throughout the year for groups from 2 to 50 people. Accommodation is provided at 3* hotels in Kutina. Transport is possible with your own vehicle or as part of our organisation, by minibus. Professional guides are available in Croatian and English and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


In Touch With Nature visit a rural estate, stroll through nature and go horse-back riding, listen to music and take part in art workshops in nature - discover the Medieval Burg Garić grad and walk through Moslavina Hill, visiting the astronomical observatory in Crkvena Street

The relationship between man and nature is an exceptional and unbreakable bond and to understand oneself, one must understand nature, treating it with respect. For that reason it is very important to nurture the correct relationship towards nature from the early age. The tame oasis of nature of the Lonjsko polje Nature Park and Moslavina hill are genuine places to re-connect with nature. Regardless of age, this area of calming landscape offers a variety of activities for everybody. Take a tour of the Medieval Burg Garić grad and learn about the cultural and historic heritage. Discover the delights of nature in the protected area of Lonjsko polje, a real ornithological paradise or just enjoy walking through Moslavina Hill. Join in a number of creative workshops, fun sport activities from paint-ball, shooting, horse-back or donkey riding to a tractor drive on Lonjsko polje as well as different games. Relax, enjoy yourself and stay in touch with nature!

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Tourist packages range from three to five days. The activity programme for a five-day package includes: day 1-5. activities within the area. Packages are available throughout the year for groups from 20 to 80 people. Accommodation is provided at a 3* hotel in Kutina. Transport is possible with your own vehicle or as part of our organisation. Professional guides are available in Croatian and English and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.

Travel agency Lonja Tours Hoteli DAIM d.o.o. Dubrovačka 4, Kutina HR-AB-44-080086373 T: +385 44 692 402 F: +385 44 682 729 lonja-tours@hotel-kutina.hr www.lonja-tours.com


Through Picturesque Villages of Brodska Posavina Visit the Ivan Meštrović Gallery; tour of the Milec Family Zoo in Rušćica and visit the private stud farm Ergela konja Kaluđer and take a carriage ride; panoramic drive through the villages and visit the Stara Kapela ethno-village

Brodska Posavina is a mysterious area filled with natural beauties and open-hearts waiting to be discovered by new imaginative souls. Visit the small town of Vrpolje which boasts to being the birth-place of one of Croatia’s greatest artists, Ivan Meštrović. Here, you have a chance to visit a gallery and inspect his artwork worthy to be found in any the world’s superior museums. Experience the Rušćica Zoo, a private zoo which is also an asylum for protected animals. Continue to spend time in the animal world by a visit to Bebrina village near Slavonski Brod where a private stud farm named Ergela konja Kaluđer prouds itself with beautiful noble animals. To complete the adventure, take a panoramic drive through the picturesque villages of Brodsko-posavska County, sightseeing of a Turkish drinking-fountain and the Church of St. Emerik, the memorial bust of famous individuals of Oriovci and the Stara Kapela ethno-village whose beauties will always be remembered.

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Travel agency Astralis travel d.o.o. Starčevićeva 4 Slavonski Brod HR-AB-35-050038093 T: +385 35 404 330 F: +385 35 410 892 astralis@astralis.hr www.astralis.hr Tourist packages can range from one to three days. The activity programme for a three-day package includes: day 1-3. activities in the area of the Brodsko-posavska County. Packages are available throughout the year for groups from 2 to 40 people. Accommodation is provided at 3* or 4* boarding houses and 3* or 4* hotels. Transport is possible with your own vehicle or as part of our organisation, by coach. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English and German, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


Tradition in Baranja’s Landscape If you would like to experience something truly unique, returning back to nature, a visit to Kopačevo should be high on your list - a departure point for the Kopački rit Nature Park. On foot or taking a boat ride on the lakes, surrounded by peace, greenery and a pack of birds, you will realise why this area is so exceptional. In Karanac, not too far away, you can visit an ecovillage and ethnographic collection of the Sklepić family with around two thousand objects, a pottery workshop, a larder, a blacksmith workshop, a deep cellar, a belvedere, and horses. This traditional yet simple way of life will no doubt delight all who visit. Travelling to near-by Bilje, at the eco-estate of Orlov put, you will enjoy some local delicacies, see vegetable and fruit plantations and the processing plant. A demonstration of wheat grinding will take you back to the time of our grandmothers generation when bread never had a better flavour. Join us on this journey and experience the preserved tradition and nature carried by the flavour of past times.

Tourist packages can range from one to three days. The activity programme for a three-day package includes: day 1-3. activities in the area of Kopačevo - Bilje - Karanac - Kopački rit Nature Park. Packages are available throughout the year for groups from 2 to 40 people. Accommodation is provided at the households and at hotels of various categories, and transport is possible with your own vehicle or as part of our organisation, by coach. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English and German, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.

Travel agency Astralis travel d.o.o. Starčevićeva 4 Slavonski Brod HR-AB-35-050038093 T: +385 35 404 330 F: +385 35 410 892 astralis@astralis.hr www.astralis.hr

Romulić,OG Sklepić

M. Topić, Kopacki rit

sightseeing at Kopački rit Nature Park on foot and partially by boat; visit an ethno-village and see the ethno-collection of the Sklepić family, a chance to take a carriage ride; making and tasting fruit juice and a demonstration of wheat grinding


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Tradition Tales of the Vinkovci Forest

Travel agency Danubiumtours Ulica dr. F. Tuđmana 19 Vukovar HR-AB-32-16010001977 T: +385 32 445 455 F: +385 32 444 457 info@danubiumtours.hr www.danubiumtours.hr

ride through the hunting ground in eco-vehicles; animal watching at feeding time and visit the Forestry and hunting museum in the company of a game keeper; Orion, the oldest calendar in Europe; a tour of the archaeological locality of Sopot and a tour of Vinkovci

In the immediate vicinity of Vinkovci there lies the Kunjevci hunting ground, a true oasis of nature, renowned in the world for its quality and beauty. While walking along the well maintained fire lanes, mown meadows and hunting trails you may well come across fallow deer, mouflon, wild boar or some other amazing forest creature. You can watch animals at feeding times, climb a high stand and find out how many types of oak grow in Slavonia. Visit the Museum of forestry and hunting in the company of the game keeper and learn the secrets of life with nature. In the Sopot Archaeological Memorial Park you can discover details how our elders coexisted with nature, and in Vinkovci - the town in which Orion, the oldest calendar in Europe was discovered - visit the archaeological and ethnological department of the Town museum and familiarise yourself with the historical and traditional points of interest. Visits to the small, early Romanesque Church of St. Elias and the Church of St. Eusebius and St. Polonius will complete the picture of history and life of this area that has so much to offer and will undoubtedly stay in your heart.

This is a package tour of 1-3 days. The programme of activities for a three-day package covers the following: days 1 -3. activities in the area of Vinkovci and Vukovar. The package is available the year round for groups of 2 to 200 people. Accommodation is provided in 2*, 3* or 4* hotels in Vinkovci and Vukovar. Transport can be one’s own or by minibus organised by us. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English and German, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


The Secrets of Spačva a boat (čiklja) ride through Spačva; fishing and cooking local specialties such as fish stew and carp on a forked branch; ride in tourist kayaks and on wagons

Welcome to the calm, unspoilt realm, oasis of nature some 20 km from Vukovar, the corner of Srijem where you can blend into the peace of nature and prove your mettle in overcoming natural barriers. The adventure begins with launching a kayak into the river, jumping aboard with your boat-guide taking you for a ride around the island of Optičar and, if luck be on your side, you will see numerous forest animals. A break which includes spices with flavours of Slavonia – a piece of onion, home cured bacon and sausages will give you the strength for the next task. This involves a visit to Fisherman’s hut beside a small fishpond – in which you have to catch a carp for dinner. Fishing gear is ready and waiting for you and, following a brief pep talk, the hunt for dinner is on. While some are fishing, others are lighting a fire and preparing the right pieces of wood and a small cauldron. With the help of professionals you are able to cook your very own fish paprikash and prepare a local delicacy – carp arranged on a forked branch and grilled over the open fire. A well deserved dinner in good company usually lasts well into the night.

This is a package tour of 1-3 days. The programme of activities for a three-day package covers the following: day 1. Spačva; day 2. Nijemci; day 3. Vukovar. The package is available all year round for groups of 2 to 50 people. Accommodation is provided in 2*, 3* or 4* hotels in Vukovar, Vinkovci and Ilok. Transport can be one’s own or by minibus organised by us. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English and German, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.

Travel agency Danubiumtours Ulica dr. F. Tuđmana 19 Vukovar HR-AB-32-16010001977 T: +385 32 445 455 F: +385 32 444 457 info@danubiumtours.hr www.danubiumtours.hr


The Colours and Fragrances of Suban a presentation of numerous plants and the open air school of nature; picking fruits, tasting the products and learning about medicinal effects on one’s health; a complimentary gift awaits each visitor - blackberry wine and tea

Located only 35 km from Zagreb, in the village of Manja Vas near Samobor, we discover Suban - the first private botanical garden in Croatia. A balmy realm of all kinds of medicinal herbs which happily opens its doors to all who wish to inhale the fragrant power of plants and learn of their use in the preservation of our health. Just as welcome, are those who simply wish to enjoy the serenity of the scented green surroundings. If you are looking for more than a relaxing natural ambiance, you can learn how to identify certain plant species, when and which fruit of individual plants can be picked, what product they can yield and of what benefit they provide to our health. Let the experts guide you and find out how to make natural juices, homemade vinegar or blackberry wine and fully discover the medicinal effects of the Suban Vita C tea.

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Travel agency Antoma d.o.o. Art turizam Trg slobode 1, Zlatar HR-AB-49-080179086 T: +385 49 466 995 F: +385 49 466 995 antoma@kr.t-com.hr www.kaj7.com

This is a package tour of 1-6 days. The programme of activities for a five-day package covers the following: day 1. Manja Vas near Samobor; day 2. Hills of Samobor; days 3-4. Manja Vas near Samobor; day 5. Samobor - Zagreb; day 6. Manja Vas near Samobor. The package is available from 15 May to 30 September for groups of 2 to 25 people. Accommodation is provided in homesteads in Manja Vas or in a hostel, in a 3* or 4* hotel in Samobor or Zagreb, or in a 5* hotel in Zagreb. Transport can be one’s own or by micro or minibus organized by us. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English and German, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


The Eco-Trail to Nature and Well-being walk along the Šumarica eco-trail and gain an introduction to the local flora and fauna; visit Radoboj and Strahinjčica and the unique world of indigenous orchids; walk along the educational trail in Lobor

Unbreakable is the bond between man and nature and in order to understand himself, man must understand nature. As a section of the Trail of health established by the Croatian mountaineering club called Javor, the Šumarica educational trail takes you through the Šinjačkovina woods named after the former owners of the curia and the estate. The concept of the trail was provided by the pupils of the elementary school in Zlatar Bistrica, the first eco-school of international status within the Krapina-Zagorje County. In a 2-hour walk you will gain a wealth of information about the flora and fauna of this area, and enjoy the beautiful nature around and in Lobor, before strolling through the park of yew-trees and pines that will take you to the Chapel of St. Anthony. The delightful view of these beautiful woods as is the Church of Our Lady of the Mount which stands of the clearing. In the picturesque Radoboj and on the nearby mountain of Strahinjčica you will see the unique world of indigenous orchids, and once again find yourself in the green embrace of this green land.

This is a package tour of 1-5 days. The programme of activities for a five-day package covers the following: day 1. Zlatar Bistrica - Klanjec; day 2. Lobor; day 3. Lobor; day 4. Marija Bistrica; day 5. Radoboj. The package is available from 1 March to 1 October for groups of 2 to 80 people. Accommodation is provided in a 3* pension and in 3* or 4* hotels in Marija Bistrica, Jezerčica Thermae, Tuheljske Toplice, Krapinske toplice or Stubičke Toplice, while transport can be one’s own or by bus organized by us. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English and German, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.

Travel agency Antoma d.o.o. Art turizam Trg slobode 1, Zlatar HR-AB-49-080179086 T: +385 49 466 995 F: +385 49 466 995 antoma@kr.t-com.hr www.kaj7.com


Secrets of the only volcano in continental Croatia introduction to the geological monument of nature and open air school of nature taking place at volcanic locality itself; search to volcanic stones and semi-precious agate; making gifts out of minerals and semi-precious stones, viewing the finds through microscope

Did you know that in the centre of north-western part of Croatia, only an hour’s drive from Zagreb, in the town of Lepoglava, there is the only volcano in continental Croatia, inactive of course? It was at its most active some 22 million years ago when it spewed lava, but mostly it spat volcanic gases and ashes. But that has resulted in special compositions of rocks in the area, which allowed for many cracks to appear and within them minerals that are rated as semi-precious stones have formed. Today this is a protected geological monument of nature and the only location in this part of Europe where agate can be found. Find out more about the geological history of the Earth, take a walk through the crater and aided by professional guidance learn to identify semiprecious stone and other minerals. Let your adventurer and explorer spirit free - our volcanic locality of Gaveznica - Kameni vrh hides many secrets.

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Travel agency Sinergija d.o.o. Hrvatskih pavlina 7, Lepoglava HR-AB-42-070083874 T: +385 42 493 900 F: +385 42 493 909 sinergija@sinergijakomunikacije.hr www.sinergija-komunikacije.hr

This is a package tour of 1-3 days. The programme of activities for a three-day package covers the following: days 1-3. activities in the area of Lepoglava. The package is available the year round for groups of minimum 40 people. Accommodation is provided in a boarding house in Lepoglava and in a 3* pension in the vicinity of Lepoglava. Transport if one’s own. Professional guides are available in Croatian and English, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


Canoe Safari on the River Odra journey through the untouched landscape of the Odra River, rowing techniques and raft steering; explore the numerous plant and animal species of the Odra area; rafting, cycling and hiking on Mount Samobor

The River Odra, water beauty which gently winds through the lowlands of Turopolje, is ideal for exploring up close by taking a canoe ride. You will experience its magic in the clear water rich in plant and animal species such as various water plants, groundhogs, fish, large terrapins and birds, and a long list of protected species of the Turopolje area. In these hidden places, we find water springs for various forest animals like the wild boar, fawns and deer that come here to quench their thirst. Apart from a canoe safari at the Čička Poljana area, close to the first river springs, this journey can offer many alternative nature activities such as rafting, cycling and hiking in the nearby hills. Experience the river, get close to nature and enjoy this ideal combination of adventure, recreation, relaxation and fun.

Tourist packages range from four to seven days. The activity programme for an eight-day package includes: day 1. Zagreb - Samobor; day 2. Mount Samobor; day 3. Mount Žumberak; day 4. The Sava River; day 5. The Odra River; day 6. The Mrežnica River; day 7. Plitvice Lakes National Park; day 8. Samobor - Zagreb. Packages are available from 1st April to 30th October for groups from 4 to 40 people. Accommodation is provided at households, hostels and 3* hotels in Samobor. Transport is possible with your own vehicle or as part of our organisation, by minbus or bus. Professional guides are available in Croatian and English, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.

Travel agency Huck Finn d.o.o. Grada Vukovara 271, Zagreb HR-AB-01-080017931 T: +385 1 6183 333 F: +385 1 6183 335 info@huck-finn.hr www.huck-finn.hr


Riding the Geological Time-machine learning about geological, biological, ecological, archaeological, historical and cultural diversity of the Papuk Geopark and Croatia; opportunity to buy original souvenirs; savouring local gastronomy; introduction to local culture and customs

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Get to know the beauty of the first Croatian geopark. Seventeen million years ago its mountains, which now rise in the middle of the Slavonian plain, were islands populated by giant rhinos. Take a voyage through the history of our planet and learn what happened with the Pannonian Sea and the monstrous sharks that ruled it. Come climb those mountains with us and find the petrified shells, algae, sea snails or starfish. Learn all about the process that creates loess, a type of volcanic soil, and discover the secrets of the “great unknown of Papuk” – a 400 million year old fossil volcano. The specific features of geological heritage found in the Papuk Geopark have also been recognized by UNESCO which included it into the global network of 77 geoparks in 24 countries around the world. Knowing all that, we are not surprised that this area, which today abounds with widely diverse flora and fauna, never fails to capture the hearts of all its visitors. Why not let yourself be captivated by it too.

Travel agency Uniline d.o.o. S. Dobrića 16, Pula HR-AB-52-040046499 T: +385 52 390 039 F: +385 52 215 036 dmc@uniline.hr www.uniline.hr

This is a package tour of 1-3 days. The programme of activities for three-day package covers the following: days 1-3. activities in the Papuk Geo-park. The package is available the year round for groups of 2-40 persons. Accommodation is provided in 2*, 3* or 4* hotels, while transport can be one’s own or organized by us. Professional guides are available in Croatian and English, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


The Healing Glow of the Oasis of Peace and Plants Come and see the enchanting world of fruit and herbs in one of the loveliest oasis of nature in Croatia - the Suban botanical garden of medicinal herbs. While taking a pleasant stroll through the meadows and woods learn how to identify numerous plant species, the way and time they are picked, their preparation and beneficial influence on the health of man. Take the professionally guided advantage by your hosts, prepare your own lunch from the produce you have just picked, and quench your thirst with the tasty Suban Vita C tea which is available in unlimited quantities. The Suban Botanical garden, which the Zagreb County Tourist board declared to be the best garden with regard to the diversity of plants for the year 2000, is an ideal place for a true boding with nature, a place to rest from the hustle and bustle of city life. So come and be one with nature, the source of everything we need for life.

Suban

walking through the botanical garden and learning about medicinal herbs and fruit; preparing lunch from freshly picked produce and washing it down with Suban Vita C tea; each visitor to receive a Suban present - blackberry wine and tea

This is a package tour of 1-3 days. The programme of activities for a three-day package covers the following: days 1-3. activities in the Suban botanical garden, Manja Vas. The package is available the year round for groups of 2 to 40 people. Accommodation is provided in 2*, 3* or 4* hotels, while transport can be one’s own or organized by us. Professional guides are available in Croatian and English, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.

Travel agency Uniline d.o.o. S. Dobrića 16, Pula HR-AB-52-040046499 T: +385 52 390 039 F: +385 52 215 036 dmc@uniline.hr www.uniline.hr


The Green Heart of Croatia sightseeing at Plitvička jezera National Park with its 16 lakes connected with cascades and waterfalls; guided-tour of Risnjak National Park and a visit to Ogulin; sightseeing at Lonjsko polje Nature Park and visit Čigoč, a European stork village

Amid the most-forested part of the green Gorski kotar, we discover Risnjak National Park, an oasis of natural beauty and wealth which is a natural habitat of three great European beasts - the bear, wolf and lynx. By visiting Ogulin, the birthplace of Ivana Brlić Mažuranić, you will experience all the magic that inspired this great Croatian fairytale writer. This fortified Medieval town, Frankopan’s tower and Đula’s Abyss, where according to legend a girl named Đula ended her life because of love, will entice your imagination. Visit Bjelolasica and experience the very top of nature’s creation by visiting natural phenomena of Croatia - Plitvička jezera National Park. Walking through the park or taking a boat-ride, will introduce you to the richness of nature known around the world. To round up the experience of unspoiled nature, visit Čigoč, a European stork village, and Lonjsko polje Nature Park, the largest flooding area in Europe and completely conquer the green heart of Croatia.

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Travel agency Astralis travel d.o.o. Starčevićeva 4 Slavonski Brod HR-AB-35-050038093 T: +385 35 404 330 F: +385 35 410 892 astralis@astralis.hr www.astralis.hr

Tourist packages range from one to three days. The activity programme for a three-day package would include: day 1. National Park Risnjak - Ogulin - Bjelolasica; day 2-3. National Park Plitvička jezera and Nature Park Lonjsko polje. Packages are available throughout the year for groups from 2 to 40 people. Accommodation is provided at 3* or 4* boarding houses and at 2*, 3* or 4* hotels, and transport is possible with your own vehicle or as part of our organisation, by coach. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English and German, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


Nature’s Fairytale Caress Plitvička jezera, the world-known national park, is deservedly one of the highly-visited places in Croatia - a combination of 16 small and large lakes connected through cascades and waterfalls which leave every visitor breathless. Their crystal blue-green shades of colour are a true delight to absorb, while the sound of water running is the calming sound of pure nature. A visit here once, guarantees your return one day in the future. After several hours of discovery, you can relax at the thermal springs used also by the old Romans when they built the settlement Ad Fines, today’s Topusko, enjoying and relaxing in this healthy water. Then, move towards Sisak to the sightseeing of Celtic Segestica and Roman Siscia. Even the Čigoč European stork village is not to far away. Enjoy the surroundings at the Lonjsko polje Nature Park, the largest flooding area in Europe, keeping a watchful eye on the nests with binoculars and fall deeper into the fairytale caress of nature.

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sightseeing at Plitvička jezera National Park; enjoy the thermal springs in Topusko and sightseeing in Sisak; visit Lonjsko polje Nature Park

Tourist packages can range from one to three days. The activity programme for a three-day package includes: day 1. Plitvička jezera National Park - Topusko; day 2-3. Sisak - Lonjsko polje Nature Park. Packages are available throughout the year for groups from 2 to 40 people. Accommodation is provided at the 3*or 4* boarding houses and at the 3* or 4* hotels. Transport is possible with your own vehicle or as part of our organisation, by coach. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English and German, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.

Travel agency Astralis travel d.o.o. Starčevićeva 4 Slavonski Brod HR-AB-35-050038093 T: +385 35 404 330 F: +385 35 410 892 astralis@astralis.hr www.astralis.hr


Across Southern Velebit on the Trail of Winnetou tour of the Paklenica National park with an expert guide, visit to the Manita peć cave; a day-long excursion on the trail of Winnetou to the Zrmanja canyon; a feast of Dalmatian delicacies

Few are the places in the world where one can find such an incredible combination of snow covered mountains and the sea peaks as in the southern Velebit - a part of the “rock-bound” Croatia. It is an area exceptionally rich in geo-morphological phenomena and forms, of varied flora and fauna, fascinating landscapes and unspoilt nature. Visit the Paklenica National Park and you will be delighted with the wealth of both nature and cultural and historical heritage around you. Take a walk through the Manita peć cave or, should you be of an adventurous spirit, opt for some mountaineering or climbing. In the course of this weekend we are going to take you to yet another breathtaking place - the Zrmanja canyon - where a film about Winnetou, the Indian Chief from a novel written by Karl May, was filmed. Follow his trail and you will have lived an adventure to remember.

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Travel agency Abak d.o.o. VIKENDPLANER.info Maksimirska 109, Zagreb HR-AB-01-080118689 T: +385 1 4684 964 F: +385 1 4609 962 info@vikendplaner.info www.vikendplaner.info

This is a package tour of 1-3 days. The programme of activities for a three-day package covers the following: day 1. Paklenica National park; day 2. the Zrmanja canyon; day 3. Starigrad - Paklenica. The package is available from 1 April to 1 October for groups of 6 to 50 people. Accommodation is provided in 3* or 4* hotels in Starigrad - Paklenica. Transport can be one’s own or by bus organized by us. Professional guides are available is in Croatian, English, German, Spanish and Italian. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


Fairy-tale Holiday in Green Croatia Spread through the heart of this lovely land of ours, in the region of Gorski kotar dense forests of which have earned it the proud name of Green Croatia, is the Risnjak National Park, the most exciting of all national parks in Croatia. A walk along the Leska educational trail is going to introduce you to all the characteristics and points of interest of his park, but also the beauty of the mountains. Do pay a visit to Delnice, the largest town in Gorski kotar, stroll along the River Kupa and its crystal clear waters, walk through the Devil’s pass, let the Zeleni vir and the waterfalls take your breath away, for you do not get to see such natural beauty very often. And then take a break in any one of the mountain or hunting lodges and replenish your energy with traditional local food which is one of those things that make this region what it is. Having fortified yourself with a good meal it is time to visit some of the caves - particularly Muževa hižica, then there is the Valley of butterflies and the Sabljaci lake. In the depth of such unspoilt nature you can actually feed deer. And finally, filled with serene beauty of your surroundings, come to the Frankopan fortress and Ogulin – the town of fairy tales and Đula’s abyss, the combination of which is sure to capture your heart.

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tour of the Risnjak National Park; excursion to the Kupa valley and a visit to the excursion site of Zeleni vir, Muževa hižica cave and Devil’ pass; tour of Ogulin - the town of fairy tales and Đula’s abyss - in the company of a costumed guide and an atmosphere of a romantic legend

This is a package tour of 1-3 days. The programme of activities for a three-day package covers the following: day 1. Risnjak National Park; day 2. the Kupa valley, Zeleni vir; day 3. Ogulin. The package is available in the period from 1 April to 1 November for groups of 2 to 40 people. Accommodation is provided in 3* hotel in Delnice and in 4* hotels in Fužine and Ogulin. Transport can be one’s own or by bus organized by us. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English, German, Spanish and Italian. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.

Travel agency Abak d.o.o. VIKENDPLANER.info Maksimirska 109, Zagreb HR-AB-01-080118689 T: +385 1 4684 964 F: +385 1 4609 962 info@vikendplaner.info www.vikendplaner.info


Mountaineering Adventure through Gorski kotar visit to Zeleni vir, reserve of natural heritage; Vražji prolaz - 800 m long canyon, one of the most beautiful sites in Croatia; climb to the Snježnik peak and the belvedere from which one can enjoy a magnificent panoramic view

The immense wealth of untouched natural sites and beauty and the countless opportunities for mountaineering make Gorski kotar one of the most attractive continental areas of Europe. Dense forests of spruce and beech, the climate of the region, the vistas that open up from the stone peaks, the sound of silence of the lakes and murmur of the rivers offer an experience of a very special kind. Visits to Zeleni vir (Green vortex) and Vražji prolaz (Devil’s pass) make us understand nature’s inexhaustible creative potential, and a view from the Snježnik peak, surrounded by mountain meadows, makes us appreciate her eternal beauty. And it matters not how many times you come to Gorski kotar – each time it shall be an encounter with the ever fresh and new beauty of preserved forests, hidden valleys, sparkling clear rivers and lakes, of the Risnjak National Park, of nature reserves under strict regime of protection, monuments of nature and cultural heritage, of rural, traditional values, and above all of the genuine and warm-hearted hospitality of its people.

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Travel agency KA Travel d.o.o. Bogoslava Šuleka 27 Karlovac HR-AB-47-020046686 T: +385 47 495 495 F: +385 47 495 497 info@katravel.hr www.katravel.hr This is a package tour of 5-7 days. The programme of activities for a seven-day package covers the following: day 1. Karlovac; day 2. Zeleni vir - Vražji prolaz; day 3. Risnjak National Park; day 4. Lokvarka cave - Golubinjak Park-forest; day 5. Snježnik; day 6. Petehovac - Kamačnik; day 7. Karlovac. The package is available from 1 April to 30 October for groups of 2 to 30 people. Accommodation is provided in a 3* and 4* hotels in Karlovac and Delnice, while transport can be one’s own or by bus organized by us. Professional guides are available in Croatian and English, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


Miracles of Velebit for the connoisseurs of mountains tour of the Northern Velebit National Park abounding with a variety of karstic phenomena; visit to Šatorina - the highest peak of central Velebit from which there is a magnificent view of the Adritaic and of Velebit itself; Dabarski kukovi - 10 km long string of white limestone cliffs

Each nation has its sacred mountain. Greek have the Olympus, the central-Europeans peoples have the Alps, the Japanese have their Fuji mountain, and for the Croats Velebit is that sacred place, and in it, somewhere among its peaks, dwells the Fay of Velebit - the good spirit of the Croatian people. Visit the Northern Velebit National Park and discover the magic of this truly majestic mountain. The wealth and diversity of its karstic phenomena, of its flora and fauna, of its natural beauty - all found in a relatively small area - is incredible. The view of the Adriatic Sea from Šatorina - the highest peak of central Velebit - is breathtaking, while the almost 10 km of practically symmetrical row of cliffs of Dabarski kukovi - an irresistible challenge for climbers - demonstrate the might and the beauty of nature’s imagination. One must experience this mountain, the longest in Croatia, in all the glory of natural splendour, feel the pride, the strength and the history interwoven into it to be able to understand why it is such an inseparable part of the Croatian national identity, and one of the elements that makes the country so readily identifiable.

This is a package tour of 5-7 days. The programme of activities for a seven-day package covers the following: day 1. Karlovac; day 2. Northern Velebit National park; day 3. Zavižan - Alan; day 4. Kuterevo; day 5. Šatorina; day 6. Dabarski kukovi - Smiljan; day 7. Karlovac. The package is available from 1 April to 31 October for groups of 2 to 24 people. Accommodation is provided in 3* hotels in Karlovac and Baške Oštarije, in a pension in Krasno and in a 4* hotel in Karlovac, while transport can be one’s own or by bus organized by us. Professional guides are available in Croatian and English, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.

Travel agency KA Travel d.o.o. Bogoslava Šuleka 27 Karlovac HR-AB-47-020046686 T: +385 47 495 495 F: +385 47 495 497 info@katravel.hr www.katravel.hr


Jewels of the Mountain Heart of Croatia accommodation at the highest located hotel in the highest town in Croatia; conquering the very peak of Gorski Kotar, sightseeing at Risnjak National Park, Devil’s pass and Zeleni vir, tasting home-made liqueurs and cheeses

Croatian gorski prag is one of the most beautiful areas of Croatia. An abundance of forests, mountain peaks, canyons and impressive landscape leaving even the most experienced of hikers breathless. If you love nature and clean air, join us and enjoy the mountains, exploring the winding mountain paths which lead to the highest peaks of Gorski Kotar, and equally to its most deepest canyons. Be amazed by the lushness of flora and fauna of Risnjak National Park and the most exceptional beauty of a 1800-metre-long canyon known as Devil’s pass. Feel enriched by the sound of flowing water and the Zeleni vir Waterfall and other jewels of the surrounding nature with a pleasant stroll or light hiking. With accommodation at the highest located hotel in the highest town of Croatia, feel closer to heaven as you enjoy divine flavours of local specialities.

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Travel agency RTA d.o.o. Hribarov prilaz 6a, Zagreb HR-AB-01-0370355 T: +385 1 6692 953 F: +385 1 6671 884 rta@rta.hr www.rta.hr

Tourist packages range from one to three days. The activity programme for a three-day package includes: day 1. Lokve - Gornje Jelenje - Risnjak National Park - Begovo razdolje; day 2. Vrbovska poljana; day 3. Skrad. Packages are available from 15th April to 15th June and from 15th September to 15th October for groups from 2 to 50 people. Accommodation is provided at 3* hotels. Transport is possible with your own vehicle or as part of our organisation, by coach. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English, German, French, Spanish and Italian and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


The Splendour of Lika and Velebit visit the young bears’ shelter in Kuterevo and sightseeing with a guide; visit Krasno and Zavižan and the Velebit Botanical Garden; visit Grabovača Cave Park with a visit to the largest, Samogradska Cave

Located on the slopes of Velebit, Kuterevo is a village of wellpreserved folk architecture and exceptional national customs. Positioned in the heart of nature, Kuterevo has a lot of privileges – within the village, a shelter for young bears was founded and under expert supervision, visitors can see the bears up close. As the name suggests, Krasno – “beautiful” is a beautiful and a typically wealthy Croatian village with is on its way to becoming a tourist, spiritual and cultural centre of Lika County. Here we find the centre of the Northern Velebit National Park which is considered by many as one of the most beautiful national parks of Croatia. Ten-thousand hikers pass here every year, and the sanctuary of the Mother of God of Krasno is annually visited by a hundred-thousand pilgrims. Apart from the natural beauty of the Gacka River, one of the most significant underground rivers in Croatia, you feel the breath of tradition in Vrilo where grains are still grained within the mills and cloths still made in traditional manner, reviving the full splendour of Lika and Velebit.

Tourist packages range from one to three days. The activity programme for a three-day package includes: day 1. Kuterevo - Krasno - Zavižan - Gospić; day 2. Grabovača Cave Park; day 3. Smiljan. Packages are available from 1st May to 1st July and from 1st September to 15th October for groups from 2 to 50 people. Accommodation is provided at 3* hotels or in a motel. Transport is possible with your own vehicle or as part of our organisation, by coach. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English, German, French, Spanish and Italian and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.

Travel agency R.T.A. d.o.o. HR-AB-01-0370355 T: +385 1 6692 953 F: +385 1 6671 884 rta@rta.hr www.rta.hr


The Botanical Garden Greenery of Northern Velebit sightseeing in Zagreb and the medieval town core with a professional guide; walk and hike on Northern Velebit and visit the botanical garden; sightseeing on the Island of Krk and Crikvenica getting to know the beauties of the coastline

Richness and diversity of Croatia’s landscape never ceases to thrill visitors who continue to return, enjoying this nature’s paradise! Take a journey through Croatia from the hundredyear old capital, Zagreb over to the well-known Northern Velebit National Park before heading towards the magical Kvarner coastline, Crikvenica and finally Insula Aurea – the Golden Island in the centre of Kvarner Bay. Cultural heritage of the capital will charm you with its rich history while one of the most beautiful mountains of Croatia, known as Velebit will simply bewitch you with its natural beauty. Here you can try different sport activities namely, hiking or relaxing with day-long walks and enjoy the peacefulness and tranquillity of the botanical garden. A place where this natural phenomena unveils secrets of various exceptional plant species, like the endemic Velebit Degenia making your experience even more unique and unforgettable.

Travel agency Fortuna travel d.o.o. Teslina 14, Zagreb HR-AB-01-080188354 T: +385 1 4804 977 F: +385 1 466 692 info@fortunatravel.hr www.fortunatravel.hr

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Tourist packages can range from two to six days. The activity programme for a six-day package includes: day 1. Zagreb; day 2. Northern Velebit National Park; day 3. Zavižan - Velebit - Crikvenica; day 4. Krk - Punat - Košljun - Vrbnik - Crikvenica; day 5-6. Crikvenica - Zagreb. Packages are available from 1st May to 31st October for groups from 2 to 30 people. Accommodation is provided at 3*, 4*, 5* hotels, and transport is possible with your vehicle or as part of our organization, by car, minibus or coach. Professional guidance available in Croatian, English, French and Spanish, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


Within Velebit’s Embrace sightseeing at the mills at the River Gacka springs; visit Northern Velebit National Park, a unique eco-system with around 1500 plant species and the habitat of bears, wolves and lynx; visit Krasno and enjoy the autochthonous delicacies

Velebit Mountain thrills its visitors with numerous delights. A unique bio-diversity, special reserves, protected areas and carst landscape are just a handful of them. Home of to two Croatian national parks, Paklenica, and its younger counterpart, Northern Velebit, which offers offers a quite extraordinary nature experience. The botanical garden of Velebit houses a selection of rare mountain plant species with the Zavižan Meteorological station very nearby. The Gacka River is a rare European pearl considering the quantity of drinking water and abundance of rainbow trout but also due to the authentic mills on its springs which are still used today producing flour in the traditional way. Learn more about the valley of the River Gacka at the Museum of Gacka, visit Krasno and other quaint towns of Lika, indulge yourself with some of the specialities at rural farms and the unforgettable days within Velebit’s embrace.

Travel agency Maranta d.o.o. Trg Hrvatske bratske zajednice 2, Split HR-AB-21-060027237 T: + 385 21 323 884 F: +385 21 317 710 maranta@maranta.hr www.maranta-travel.com Tourist packages range from one to four days. The activity programme for a four-day package includes: day 1. Otočac - River Gacka; day 2-3. Otočac - Northern Velebit National Park - Krasno; day 4. Krasno - Kuterevo. Packages are available from 15th April to 1st November for groups from 6 to 45 people. Accommodation is provided at 3* rooms for rent, 3* apartments and 3* hotels. Transport is possible as part of our organisation, by minibus or coach. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English, Italian, German and French, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


Velebit – The Complete Experience discover Velebit and national parks with spectacular karst reliefs; visit Krasno and the Runolist cheese plant and buy some well-known Krasno cheese; strolling along the famous Premužić path from Zavižan to Alan

Nature lent its generous hand when creating Velebit - this longest and most beautiful Croatian mountain is in fact, home to two national parks, Northern Velebit and Paklenica, which enthral every visitor with their fascinating natural shapes. The beauties of Velebit have been featured in many song lyrics and this mountain has a significant place in the conscience of the Croatian people. Enjoy karst formations by visiting national parks, and walking along the Premužić path. Admire this dignifying mountain from both a continental and coastal perspective - from the North and South, the beauties are equally magnificent. Visit a small place known as Krasno, home and shelter for young bear-cubs where you can taste famous Krasno cheese and refresh yourself in the picturesque mountain town of Baške Oštarije in order to retrieve your strength to be able to continue your journey through the natural delights of this amazing mountain.

Travel agency RTA d.o.o. Hribarov prilaz 6a, Zagreb HR-AB-01-0370355 T: +385 1 6692 953 F: +385 1 6671 884 rta@rta.hr www.rta.hr

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Tourist packages range from one to three days. The activity programme for a three-day package includes: day 1. Krasno - Zavižan - Karlobag; day 2. Starigrad - Paklenica National Park; day 3. Baške Oštarije. Packages are available from 15th May to 30th June and from 10th September to 10th October for groups from 2 to 50 people. Accommodation is provided at 2*, 3* or 4* hotels in Starigrad or Karlobag or at the Zavižan mountain hut. Transport is possible with your own vehicle or as part of our organisation, by coach. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English, German, French, Spanish and Italian and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


Walking Croatian National Parks This eight-day hiking tour is all about exploring five mountain ranges and conquering some of the most beautiful Croatian peaks. Hauntingly rugged beauty awaits, as our itinerary leads us from Zagreb all the way to the Adriatic coast. We will spend the days enjoying charming hikes through Croatian Nature and National Parks and admiring stunning views over the countryside. Zagreb is not only known for its cultural beauties but also for the lovely nature that surrounds it, including Medvednica Nature Park and Žumberak - Samobor Mount Nature Park. Gorski Kotar and Lika regions cover some of the highest and most forestry mountain massifs within Croatia and attractions such as Plitvice Lakes National Park and Risnjak National Park. Our spirits will be refreshed by the fragrant sea air and gentle climate of the Adriatic Coast while hiking the Učka Nature Park and visiting Opatija, the oldest Croatian tourist resort. A combination of activities, nature and culture will surely make this holiday a unique and unforgettable experience.

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hiking in the Nature Parks of Medvednica, Žumberak - Samobor Mount, Učka; hiking in the National Parks of Risnjak and Plitvice Lakes; learning the culture of the visited area and local gastronomic specialities

Tourist packages range from four to eight days. The activity programme for an eight-day package includes: day 1. Zagreb; day 2. Nature Park Medvednica and Zagreb; day 3. Žumberak-Samobor Mount Nature Park; day 4. Plitvice Lakes National Park; day 5. Risnjak National Park; day 6. Učka Nature Park - Opatija; day 7. Delnice; day 8. Delnice - Zagreb. Packages are available from 1st April to 30th October for groups from 2 to 25 people. Accommodation is provided at 3* or 4* boarding houses, and 3* or 4* hotels in Zagreb, Zvečaj and Delnice. Transport is possible as part of our organisation. Professional guides are available in Croatian and English, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.

Travel agency Huck Finn d.o.o. Grada Vukovara 271, Zagreb HR-AB-01-080017931 T: +385 1 6183 333 F: +385 1 6183 335 info@huck-finn.hr www.huck-finn.hr


The Magical Corner of The Gacka River Valley visiting old mills at the source of the River Gacka where flour is produced in the traditional way; visit the Nikola Tesla Memorial Centre in Smiljan, the birth-place of the genius scientist; sightseeing at the Northern Velebit National Park

River Gacka has always been a synonym of life for Lika. At its source, the mills have recently been restored where flour is currently produced in a traditional way and now you can taste products made by the women who live in the valley of the Gacka River: Just try some home-made brandy and jams to get your taste-buds watering! Significantly, Lika is the birthplace of the world-renowned genius scientist, Nikola Tesla, who the Memorial Centre in Smiljan is dedicated to. Here, you can learn details and interesting facts about his innovative life and work, seeing what would have become of the world without his inventions. Enjoy the uniqueness of the eco-system at the Northern Velebit National Park - a green oasis of peace and work of art of nature within the Grabovača Cave Park. Be in harmony with nature as, with every step of the way, you discover a new magical corner of the Gacka River Valley.

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Travel agency Maranta d.o.o. Trg Hrvatske bratske zajednice 2, Split HR-AB-21-060027237 T: +385 21 323 884 F: +385 21 317 710 maranta@maranta.hr www.maranta-travel.com Tourist packages can range from one to four days. The activity programme for a four-day package includes: day 1. River Gacka; day 2. Perušić - Gospić - Smiljan; day 3. Northern Velebit National Park - Krasno - Kuterevo; day 4. Cave Park Grabovača - Kosinj. Packages are available from 1st May to 1st November for groups from 6 to 45 people. Accommodation is provided at 3* boarding-houses in Perušić and Krasno, 3* rooms to rent, or 3* apartments. Transport is possible as part of our organisation, by minibus or coach. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English, Italian, German and French, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


The Secret Life of Lika visit the Cerovac caves, a site which consists of three caves; explore the Grabovača Cave Park protected as a significant landscape consisting of six caves; visit Zavratnica Bay, a flooded valley with cliffs

Mysterious and peaceful Lika, together with Velebit Mountain is rich with carst features. There are two national parks in this area - Paklenica and Northern Velebit, well-known for their lush nature with exceptional beauty, equal to other special reserves and a nature park located in the same area. Visit the Cerovac caves entering a world stopped in time within the earth’s interior. Take a tour of the Grabovača Cave Park which delights visitors with no less than six caves and admire Zavratnica Bay, the flooded valley with cliffs. All these sites are somehow master-pieces of nature leaving you breathless with their beauties and reveal an entirely new world - the secret life of Lika. Nature lovers will relish the visit to the Croatian centre for autochthonous species of fish and crabs of carst waters, built in order to protect the endangered specie of rainbow trout in the Danube, and the view of Kuda’s Bridge across the River Krupa is an unforgettable experience becoming a sight to remember. Travel agency Maranta d.o.o. Trg Hrvatske bratske zajednice 2, Split HR-AB-21-060027237 T: +385 21 323 884 F: +385 21 317 710 maranta@maranta.hr www.maranta-travel.com

Tourist packages range from one to three days. The activity programme for a three-day package includes: day 1. Cerovac caves; day 2. Grabovača Cave Park; day 3. Zavratnica Bay. Packages are available from 1st April to 1st November for groups from 6 to 45 people. Accommodation is provided at 3* hotels in Gospić or surroundings and at 3* hotels in Otočac. Transport is possible as part of our organisation, by minibus or coach. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English, Italian, German and French, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


Colours of the Magic Land visit to Motovun and the Motovun forest, Pazin and the Ethnographic Museum of Istria with the option of visitng the Brijuni Archipelago National Park; visit to the River Mirna valley and a canoe ride; relaxation in the lovely natural surroundings of the NegriÄ?ani homestead

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The diversity of Istria, the largest peninsula in Croatia, is truly enchanting. It ranges from the snows seen on the Slovenian Alps, across the endless greenery of fields and meadows, olive groves and vineyards to the deep blue of the Adriatic Sea. Dense forests, clean rivers, medieval towns, gastronomic delicacies, revered and upheld tradition - it is with a good reason that Istria has been named terra magica, the range it offers satisfies all senses. It extends its welcome with colours - red of its soil, blue of its seas and green of its fields and meadows. Enjoy the unique experience of picking wild asparagus and truffles, have a drink of the fine local wines and take a walk through Hum - the smallest town in the world. Test your skills with a canoe ride, or simply abandon yourself to the landscapes embraced by the River Mirna below the open and unique town of Motovun in the interior of the peninsula. And while here, do pay a visit to the Brijuni Archipelago - its 14 islands and isles, its plant and animal world and its cultural and historical heritage are sure to win your heart.

This is a package tour of 1-3 days. The programme of activities for a three-day package covers the following: day 1. Motovun; day 2. valley of the River Mirna; day 3. Pazin or Brijuni National park. The package is available the year round for groups of 2 to 20 people. Accommodation is provided in the 4* rural homestead or in 3* hotels in Motovun or Novigrad. Transport can be one’s own or by bus organized by us. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English, German, Spanish and Italian. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.

Travel agency Abak d.o.o. VIKENDPLANER.info Maksimirska 109, Zagreb HR-AB-01-080118689 T: +385 1 4684 964 F: +385 1 4609 962 info@vikendplaner.info www.vikendplaner.info


The Protected Green Oasis of Istria Nature relaxes us all. Its greenness has a calming effect on people and when that nature is untouched and preserved from the human hand, primal and pure - the energy it provides with its reviving effect are simply priceless. Get to know such nature by exploring botanic monuments of nature, well preserved plants like the pine trees in Karojba; pines in Labinci, Wisteria trees, Cypress trees in Kaščerga and trees around the Church of St. Ana in Červar that wait for their beauty to be discovered. Those searching for a paradise of botanic and forest vegetation should visit Brijuni National Park with an archipelago that is an interesting destination with plants of around 680 species. The Učka Nature Park with an expert guide will help you to learn about different plant species and their beneficial effect on our health. Visit the Šijana forest, Lim Bay and Motovun forest and simply relax and unwind in the beauty of greenness of this real natural oasis.

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sightseeing of Brijuni National Park and Učka Nature Park; presentation of plant species with the expert guidance of our botanists and learning their healing effects on health; visit the Šijan forest, Kamenjak, Lim Bay and Motovun

Tourist packages can range from two to seven days. The activity programme for a seven-day package includes: day 1. Istria; day 2. Brijuni National Park; day 3-4. Šijan forest - Kamenjak; day 5. Učka Nature Park; day 6 -7. Istria. Packages are available throughout the year for groups from 2 to 40 people. Accommodation is provided at rural households, 3* or 4* apartments and 3*, 4*, 5* hotels. You can use your own vehicle or transport is possible as part of our organisation. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English, German, French, Russian or Czech, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.

Travel agency Planet Travel d.o.o. Banovićeva 9, Pula HR-AB-52-130041507 T: +385 52 501 830 F: +385 52 501 829 info@planettravel.hr www.planettravel.hr M. Babić, National Tourist Board


Hidden Beauties of Krk Island sightseeing on the Island of Krk; visit Biserujka Cave and visit Baška aquarium with one of the largest collections of Adriatic shells and crabs in Croatia; take a bath in healing mud and taste autochthonous delicacies

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Travel agency Šiloturist Na Vodici 2, Šilo HR-AB-51-90914732 T/F: +385 51 860 171 T/F: +385 51 852 203 siloturist@ri.t-com.hr www.siloturist.hr

The sea, bays and coves, the richness of natural beauty and abundance of culture - all this combined on the Island of Krk are just some of the reasons people simply keep coming back year after year. Discover the magic of this island, experience a hundred-year-old culture and breath-taking nature. Familiarise yourself further with the interior of the Biserujka Cave with help from an expert guide and you will be thrilled with its beauty and wondrously deposited shapes. After spending time at a temperature between 10 and 13 degrees Celsius, there will be time to warm up by taking a bath in healing medicinal mud in sandy Soline Bay, which is a proven remedy for bone pains and other rheumatic diseases providing general beneficial effects on everyone’s health. Experience the delights of the sea by visiting Baška aquarium with one of the largest collections of Adriatic shells and crabs ever to be found in Croatia. In the old core of tame Dobrinj surprise your senses by tasting autochthonous delicacies and convince yourself of unlimited pleasures the coast can offer.

Tourist packages can range from one to three days. The activity programme for a three-day package includes: day 1-3. activities on the Island of Krk. Packages are available from 1st May to 1st October for groups from 4 to 50 people. Accommodation is provided in 3* or 4* apartments or hotels, and transport is possible as part of our organisation, by minibus or by coach. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English, German, Italian or Czech, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


Lavender Festival of Hvar sightseeing in Split and the old core; visit Hvar, Biševo and Vis, pearls of the Dalmatian region; lavender picking, demonstration of lavender oil production and a complimentary gift for every visitor – lavender souvenir

The colour and scent of lavender brings out peace and tranquillity in us all, helping to restore inner balance. Croatia’s most-sunniest island, Hvar - well-known for its representative fields of lavender, will let you enjoy the beautiful sensations and absorb the way of life of the people of Hvar by taking part in lavender-picking. Make a visit to Split, the eternally young city that has lived its urban life for already 1700 years. The energetic pulse of the city with its heart as the Diocletian Palace, together with the historic centre - under protection of UNESCO’s World Heritage, contrasts from the peaceful lavander fields on Hvar, with its lush Mediterranean nature and wealthy cultural and historic heritage. Learn how lavender oil is produced and as a visitor, receive lavender as a souvenir, delighting us all. Experience the beauties of nature by visiting the islands of Vis and Biševo. Far from the mainland, Vis is a fruitful island with citrus fruits, palm trees and fish, while Biševo is concealing one of the most beautiful caves within the island – all you have to do is relax and enjoy yourself.

Tourist packages can range from three to five days. The activity programme for a five-day package includes: day 1. Split; day 2-3. Hvar; day 4. Vis - Biševo; day 5. Hvar - Split. Packages are available from 1st June to 10th July for groups from 2 to 30 people. Accommodation is provided at 3*, 4* or 5* hotels on the island of Hvar and in Split. Transport is possible with your vehicle or as part of our organization, by car, minibus or by coach. Professional guidance available in Croatian, English, French and Spanish, but also other languages upon request All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.

Travel agency Fortuna travel d.o.o. Teslina 14, Zagreb HR-AB-01-080188354 T: +385 1 4804 977 F: +385 1 466 692 info@fortunatravel.hr www.fortunatravel.hr


The Geological Realm on the Island of Rab learning about natural variety in the Geopark and in the Research and development centre in Lopar, and discovering the diversities of the island of Rab; walks along the Rab - St. Euphemia geo-trail, the Premužić trail, visit to the Kampor memorial cemetery and Natura Rab; picnic and barbecue

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Travel agency Uniline d.o.o. S. Dobrića 16, Pula HR-AB-52-040046499 T: +385 52 390 039 F: +385 52 215 036 dmc@uniline.hr www.uniline.hr

Beauty lies in diversity, and the island of Rab is one of the most beautiful examples of geological, biological, historic and cultural diversity of Croatia. Pleasant walks along the numerous geo-trails and walkways will allow you to take a look at the veritable geological and geo-morphological realm which not only bears witness to man’s habitation on the island since the prehistoric times, but also lays the foundations for the wealth of today’s island flora an fauna. Pay a visit to the famous Geopark Lopar and the Research and development centre in Lopar, take a relaxing walk across a carpet of sand and pine needles and let the scents and colours stimulate your senses… Delightful picnics amidst landscapes to remember and your hospitable and warm hosts are sure to make your experience on this island a very special one.

This is a package tour of 3-5 days. The programme of activities for a five-day package covers the following: day 1. Rab; day 2. Lopar - Supetarska Draga - Mundanije; day 3. Lopar; day 4. Punta Kalifronta - Kampor; day 5. Barbat - Jablanac. The package is available from 1 March to 30 June and from 1 September to 30 November for groups of 2-40 persons. Accommodation is provided in 2*, 3* or 4* hotels, while transport can be one’s own or organized by us. Professional guides are available in Croatian and English, and other languages upon request.All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


Oasis of Diversity on the Island of Love visit to the Lopar Research and development centre, learning about geological and biological diversitiy of the island of Rab; day-long stay in open air and walks thorugh the Lopar Geopark; picnic, barbecue and tasting of home-made delicacies

Take a pleasant walk along the 16 km of the Lopar geo-garden path and many other interesting walkways of the island of Rab and you will have travelled in a veritable geological time machine. Find out in what way the geological and geomorphological characteristics of the island condition the truly specific flora and fauna, and see this biological diversity of the island yourself. Allow the natural beauty composed of contrasts enchant you - the stark karst in the north-east of the island, the fine grasses covering its south-western slopes and the wooded area of Kalifront, one of the most beautiful complexes of holly oak in the whole Mediterranean. Come with us to the Research and development centre wrapped into the fragrance of pine and tranquillity, and then invigorate yourself with local delicacies made from the produce of local vineyards and olive groves made by the hands of warmhearted islanders, inhabitants of the Croatian Island of love.

This is a package tour of 1-3 days. The programme of activities for three-day package covers the following: day 1. Rab; day 2. Lopar; day 3. Rab. The package is available 1 February to 30 June and from 1 September to 30 November for groups of 2-40 persons. Accommodation is provided in 2*, 3* or 4* hotels, while transport can be one’s own or organized by us. Professional guides are available in Croatian and English, and other languages upon request.All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.

Travel agency Uniline d.o.o. S. Dobrića 16, Pula HR-AB-52-040046499 T: +385 52 390 039 F: +385 52 215 036 dmc@uniline.hr www.uniline.hr


Embraced by the Beauty of Southern Velebit tour of the Paklenica National Park where, in a relatively small area, one can see an exceptionally rich and diverse plant and animal world, attractive landscapes and unspoilt nature; photo-safari across Velebit with jeeps; visit to the Zrmanja - river of a shifting course

For decades now the canyons, mountain paths, flora and fauna of the Paklenica National Park has been delighting mountaineers and Alpinists but also nature lovers and hikers from all over the world. Whether you are an adventurer or a chance visitor, there will be a place for you to enjoy an unforgettable holiday in the embrace of this majestic mountain that has revealed all its beauty to the sea right at this point. Take time to see the Zrmanja - river of a shifting course and, according to many, the most beautiful of all the rivers in Croatia, and discover the beauty of diverse flora and fauna in the amazing landscapes of Paklenica. Take a photo-safari and capture the colours and shapes of numerous striking localities of Velebit that can be reached only by an off-roader, thus creating lasting memories of the unsurpassed power of imagination of Mother Nature.

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Travel agency KA Travel d.o.o. Bogoslava Ĺ uleka 27 Karlovac HR-AB-47-020046686 T: +385 47 495 495 F: +385 47 495 497 info@katravel.hr www.katravel.hr

This is a package tour of 5-7 days. The programme of activities for a seven-day package covers the following: day 1. Karlovac; day 2. Paklenica National Park; day 3. the River Zrmanja; day 4. southern Velebit; day 5. Velika and Mala Paklenica; day 6. the Rivers Krnjeza, Krupa, Zrmanja; day 7. Starigrad - Paklenica. The package is available from 1 March to 31 October for groups of 2 to 18 people. Accommodation is provided in a 3* and 4* hotels in Karlovac and Starigrad Paklenica, while transport can be one’s own or by bus organized by us. Professional guides are available in Croatian and English, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


The Magic of Stars at the Waterfalls of Krka tour of the Krka National Park and a visit to the ethno-village, recipient of the 2006 Golden Flower of Europe award; tour of the city of Šibenik; study of the night sky with the guidance of a trained astronomer at the Kalpić homestead

In the vicinity of one of the pearls of the Adriatic, the city of Šibenik, there is a national park which delights all who come. With its seven travertine waterfalls with the overall drop of 242 m, the Krka National Park is a natural and karstic phenomenon rich in plant and animal species many of which are endemic, rare or endangered – which makes a true natural haven. But to really appreciate this incredible natural wealth you have to come here, walk around and also see the numerous cultural and historical monuments of the area. Experience the beauty of treasured tradition in the ethno-village which preserves the memory of old trades and way of life, and which earned the 2006 Golden Flower of Europe award for the Krka National Park. And then take your time to study and admire the unique architecture of the Šibenik cathedral. Thrilled and moved by the beauty around you, become one with nature once again at the Kalpić homestead and allow an expert astronomer to lead you into the magic of stars and the mystery of the universe.

This is a package tour of 1-3 days. The programme of activities for a three-day package covers the following: day 1. Šibenik; day 2. Krka National park; day 3. Šibenik area. The package is available the year round for groups of 2 to 60 people. Accommodation is provided on the Kalpić homestead (3*) or 3* hotels in Lozovac or Trilj. Transport can be one’s own or by bus organized by us. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English, German, Spanish and Italian. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.

Travel agency Abak d.o.o. VIKENDPLANER.info Maksimirska 109, Zagreb HR-AB-01-080118689 T: +385 1 4684 964 F: +385 1 4609 962 info@vikendplaner.info www.vikendplaner.info


Undiscovered Beauty of Dalmatian Zagora sightseeing of the Krka and Cetina springs, visit the Makarska Riviera; sightseeing at Imotski and Vrgorac with attractions and visit to the Blue and Red Lakes, natural phenomenas; photo-safari on the Neretva delta

Even today almost undiscovered, fostering tradition and peace successfully, Dalmatian zagora is a Croatian region which has an abundance of spectacular natural and cultural beauties. With a climate that is similar to those of Provence or Tuscany, this area is special due to its high-level autochthonous cuisine as well as boasting a great number of herbs and plants. This is a region where many great men of Croatian literature were born. Visit Vrgorac, birth-place of the great poet Tin Ujević who always remained rooted to his town. Visit Hasan Aga’s tower and feel the power of nature that has inspired many. For a complete experience, take a tour of the springs of the Rivers Krka and Cetina and Imotska lakes, which together with Plitvička jezera, are considered to be the most spectacular natural and geographical sites in the country. Go on a photo-safari in Neretva’s boat absorbing the most wonderful memories along this amazing journey.

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Travel agency RTA d.o.o. Hribarov prilaz 6a, Zagreb HR-AB-01-0370355 T: +385 1 6692 953 F: +385 1 6671 884 rta@rta.hr www.rta.hr

Tourist packages range from two to four days. The activity programme for a four-day package includes: day 1. Knin - Sinj - Makarska Riviera - Baška voda; day 2-3. Zadvarje - Imotski - Vrgorac - Baška voda; day 4. Neretva River Valley. Packages are available from 21st March to 1st June and from 15th September to 1st November for groups from 2 to 100 people. Accommodation is provided at a 2* hotel in Baška voda or in 2*, 3* or 4* hotels on the Makarska Riviera. Transport is possible with your own vehicle or as part of our organisation, by coach. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English, German, French, Spanish and Italian and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


Following the Steps of Lopud’s History Lopud Island walking, sightseeing at the remains of the Church of St. John the Baptist and a visit to Kaštio fortress; relaxing on Šunj beach and walking by the Dominican monastery and famous Renaissance Park Mayneri; a visit to Šipan and Koločep, Pelješac, Mljet National Park and Dubrovnik

Join us to discover stunning nature and the turbulent past of Lopud, one of the most touristically developed islands within the Dubrovnik area, well known for its lush Mediterranean, sub-tropical vegetation, beautiful gardens, parks and sandy beaches. The charm of this former island of captains lies in its churches, villas, monasteries and the unavoidable Kaštio fortress which offers a magnificent view across the Elaphiti islands and Dubrovnik. The perfect place to rest during a walk on the southern part of the island is the sandy beach of Šunj, one of the most beautiful beaches found on the Adriatic. Extend your stay by visiting the other islands of Elaphiti archipelago, Pelješac Peninsula, Mljet Island National Park and the unavoidable Dubrovnik town.

Travel agency Huck Finn d.o.o. Grada Vukovara 271, Zagreb HR-AB-01-080017931 T: +385 1 6183 333 F: +385 1 6183 335 info@huck-finn.hr www.huck-finn.hr

Tourist packages range from four to seven days. The activity programme for an eight-day package includes: days 1-2. Dubrovnik; day 3. Pelješac; day 4. Šipan; day 5. Mljet; day 6. Koločep; day 7. Lopud; day 8. Dubrovnik. Packages are available from 1st April to 30th October for groups from 2 to 32 people. Accommodation is provided at households in Zaton and on the islands of Lopud, Koločep and Šipan, and 3* or 4* hotels on the same islands. Transport is possible as part of our organisation. Professional guides are available in Croatian and English, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


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Bon appÊtit and cheers! The things that matter cannot be seen only with one’s eyes, rather, in order to get to know and experience a country our special attention should be focused on its flavours and aromas. The ways of preparing food, regardless of whether we are talking about local specialities or everyday dishes, as well as the tradition of drinks, we can learn a great deal not only about the temperament and the way of life of the local population, but also about the cultural and historic influences that have contributed to the local cuisine. Flavours offered by Croatia are just as diverse and delightful as is its nature which has, among other things, shaped them. From the continental cuisine of Slavonia and Hrvatsko zagorje with predominantly meat-based menus, across the Istrian food rich in seasonings and on to the Mediterranean gastronomy of Dalmatia where fish, frutti di mare and olive oil - highly appraised world-wide - are prevalent. Being fortunate enough to have the climatic conditions which allow for grapevine to grow in almost every corner of Croatia, yielding some of the now world-renown wines, to have a long standing beer tradition in the continental part of the country, and the selection of superb home-brewed brandies, your enjoyment in Croatian delicacies and drinks that accompany them is guaranteed. All that is left to us to do is to wish you bon appÊtit and cheers!


Wine Odyssey tasting of indigenous wines such as Sylvaner, Plešivica Portugieser, Žuti plavec, Teran; gastro-specialties such as Zagorje soup, štrukli*, dishes with truffles; getting to know the natural and cultural treasures of Croatia

An old adage says: “A day without wine is like a day without the sun!” And we are offering you ten unforgettably sunny days of travelling the wine roads of Croatia with ample opportunity to enjoy the indigenous quality wines matched with delicious local dishes and delicacies. Interwoven with natural and cultural wealth of our country - just waiting for you to discover them - it is an experience worth having. Combining the continental part of Croatia like the Zagreb area and the mount of Plešivica with the undulating region of Hrvatsko zagorje and the lowlands of Međimurje with the mountainous region of Gorski kotar and the interior of Istria results in an interesting overall picture of the wine-growing tradition in these areas. Come and join us on a journey to remember and taste the traditional fullness of flavour and fragrances in good company, give your body and soul a break on a real wine Odyssey. * flat rolls of thin dough filled with cottage cheese, Smetana and egg filling, cut into smaller pieces and cooked or baked; can be sweet or savoury

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Travel agency Marbis d.o.o. Taraščice 15, Koprivnica HR–AB-48-010010842 T: +385 48 240 520 F: +385 48 626 670 marbis@marbis.hr www.marbis.hr

This is a package tour of 1-10 days. The programme of activities for a ten-day package covers the following: days 1-2. Zagreb; day 3. Hrvatsko zagorje; day 4. Međimurje; day 5.the hills of Plešivica; day 6. Istria; day 7. Višnjan - Motovun; day 8. Brijuni National park - Pula - Pazin; day 9. Poreč - Karlovac; day 10. Zagreb. The package is available from 20th March to 10th November for groups of 2 to 40 people. Accommodation is provided in 3* or 4* hotels. Transport as per the programme can be one’s own or by bus or mini bus organized by us. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English and German, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


The Colours of Wine, the Colours of the Sea tasting of superb indigenous types of wines of Istria and Dalmatia, dinner in traditional ambinaces, tour of wine cellars in Višnjan, on the peninsula of Pelješac, and on the islands of Krk, Hvar and Korčula; tours of the town included on the UNESCO list of the World heritage

When it comes to alcoholic beverages wine has been one of the most popular drinks since ancient times. This truly divine drink, characteristic of the cuisine of the Mediterranean countries, is also an inseparable part of the rich and varied oenological tradition of Croatia, particularly in Istria, the littoral parts and Dalmatia. You simply cannot miss the opportunity to savour the Malmsey of Poreč, or Žlahtina from Vrbnik - and when you do it in the ambiance of the local wine cellars then you can not only taste but sense the very essence of the indigenous wines of our land. Experienced oenologist will introduce you to this world of wine. Come walk with us through the colours of wine and the sea, meet the Croatian Bacchus in person – and we promise you an experience to remember.

This is a package tour of 2-4 days. The programme of activities for a 4 day package covers the following: day 1. Višnjan - Poreč - Rovinj; day 2. Krk; day 3. Hvar; day 4. Pelješac - Korčula. The package is available the year round for groups of 2 to 40 people. Accommodation is provided in 2*, 3* or 4* hotels, while transport can be one’s own or organized by us. Professional guides are available in Croatian and English and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.

Travel agency Uniline d.o.o. S. Dobrića 16, Pula HR-AB-52-040046499 T: +385 52 390 039 F: +385 52 215 036 dmc@uniline.hr www.uniline.hr


Wine Routes of Istria tour of the most prominent Istrian wine makers and wine tasting in good company; taking a break in the relaxing ambiance of rural Istria; savouring a superb menu composed of local specialities and wines

Abounding with cultural and historic heritage and natural beauty, with waters of the Adriatic Sea washing against its shores, the peninsula of Istria offers a multitude of opportunities, but perhaps its greatest charm lies in its flavour and aromas. In addition to the enviable variety of its vegetation, which includes a wide range of herbs - medicinal and seasoning - Istria is undoubtedly the most exciting wine region, which makes it a singularly attractive oenological and gastronomic entity in Croatia. Its top quality wines such as Malmsey and Teran, and excellent traditional cuisine that frequently uses the indigenous truffles from its woods, make Istria a neccessary destination for all true connoisseur of fine wines and delectable food. Do not take our word for it, come and join us on this journey of irresistible encounters with the most outstanding wines that blend so delectably with all the flavours this lovely Istrian land can offer.

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Travel agency More Mandić d.o.o. Secret Dalmatia Turanj 426, Sv. Filip Jakov HR-AB-23-060133552 T: +385 91 5671 604 F: +385 91 5671 604 info@secretdalmatia.com www.culinary-croatia.com

This is a package tour which takes 8 days. The programme of activities for an eight-day package covers the following: days 1-8. activities in the area of Istria. The package is available the year round for groups of 2 to 40 people. Accommodation is provided in the San Rocco boutique-hotel in Brtonigla, and transport can be organized by us. Professional guides are available in Croatian and English, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


Dalmatian Gastro Stroll sailing through Dalmatian waters and visting the islands of Šolta, Hvar, Vis and Brač; tour of well known wineris and restaurants with local wines and food; tasting of olive oil and honey on the island of Šolta

Looking at wine-growing, sun-soaked land of Dalmatia one cannot help but feel that gods have been very generous indeed towards this area, especially Dionysus, who presented it with such superb wines. Sailing from port to port, from island to island in search of the best indigenous flavours of Dalmatia, you will see many places and be a cherished guest in well known wineries and restaurants. On Šolta there is olive oil and honey to savour, in Skradin you are going see the Babić wine cellar and be treated to a delectable wine pairing dinner and wine tasting session in the premises of the winery. On Hvar, surrounded by the intoxicating scent of sea and lavender, enjoy the wines from the wine cellars of Tomić and Duboković, and we are sure that a dinner served in an olive grove in Vrisnik - with a view of the fields within the UNESCO protected ager publicus, the still existing pattern which dates from the Antiquity, will not be quickly forgotten. On the island of Vis see the vineyards, enjoy the local Vugava wine, the local delicacies and fill your senses with the flavours and scents of Dalmatia to which, we feel sure, you are going to come back to.

This is a package tour which takes 8 days. The programme of activities for an eight-day package covers the following: days 1-8. cruising through the waters of Dalmatia. The package is available from 1 May to 31 October for groups of 2 to 40 people. Accommodation is provided in double bedrooms, while the transfer to the point of embarkation and from the point of disembarkation can be one’s own or it can be organized by us. Professional guides are available in Croatian and English, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.

Travel agency More Mandić d.o.o. Secret Dalmatia Turanj 426, Sv. Filip Jakov HR-AB-23-060133552 T: +385 91 5671 604 F: +385 91 5671 604 info@secretdalmatia.com www.tours-in-croatia.com


Flavours of the Croatian Islands sailing through the central-Dalmatian archipelago; visits to the islands of long-standing winemaking tradition such as Vis and Hvar; meeting winemakers and enjoying tasting sessions of wines and local delicacies in original ambiances

Plenty of sun and a pleasant Dalmatian climate have favoured the growth of the best quality grapevines. Join this cruise through the archipelago of central Dalmatia and discover the splendid palette of aromas of traditional wines from the islands along this stretch of the Croatian shores. Soak in the scent of salt as you sail across the waves towards a new wine destination. Meet the famous wine makers, among them Ante Tomić, Lipanović from Vis, Alen Bibić from Skradin as well as others and taste their wines in their autochthonous ambiance. While chatting with you hosts enjoy the Dalmatian food which is an ideal companion to its excellent wines. Dobričić, Babić, Plavina, Debit, Plavac, Vugava – these are just some of the wines you will get to taste on this exquisite journey tailored for the true lovers of fine wines.

156 This is a package tour which takes 8 days. The programme of activities for an eight-day package covers the following: days 1-8. cruising on a traditional wooden sailing ship through the waters of the Adriatic. The package is available from 1 May to 31 October the year round for groups of 2 to 40 people. Accommodation is provided in double bedrooms, while the transfer to the point of embarkation can be one’s own or it can be organized by us. Professional guides are available in Croatian and English, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.

Travel agency More Mandić d.o.o. Secret Dalmatia Turanj 426, Sv. Filip Jakov HR-AB-23-060133552 T: +385 91 5671 604 F: +385 91 5671 604 info@secretdalmatia.com www.culinary-croatia.com


The Mystery Wines of Dalmatia visits to the most prominent wine makers of central and south Dalmatia; enjoying a superb tasting menu; personalized tour of wine cellars and encounters with wine makers

Hidden in the unique Dalmatia are unique wines. Some of them have been with us since the times of the Antiquity, others are coming into full bloom only now. From the shores of central Dalmatia to the islands of Šolta, Hvar, Vis and Korčula, our guests will have the opportunity to taste few of the best and most valued Dalmatian wines, as well as discover all the wealth of the wine making tradition in our parts through the special, less known wines such as Doričić from Šolta or Grk from Korčula. Visit some of the best known Croatian wine producers and enjoy a chat with them and a glass of their superb wines. Travel the shores in search of traditional flavours of our wines and find out which of them are best paired with Dalmatian delicacies. Relax while savouring their rich hues and intoxicating aromas.

This is a package tour which takes 8 days. The programme of activities for an eight-day package covers the following: days 1-8. activities in the area of Dalmatia. The package is available the year round for groups of 2 to 40 people. Accommodation is provided in boutique-hotels in Dalmatia, and transport can be organized by us. Professional guides are available in Croatian and English, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.

Travel agency More Mandić d.o.o. Secret Dalmatia Turanj 426, Sv. Filip Jakov HR-AB-23-060133552 T: +385 91 5671 604 F: +385 91 5671 604 info@secretdalmatia.com www.culinary-croatia.com


Wine Seduction of Central Dalmatia wine-tasting and presentations in the best-known wineries of Central Dalmatia; sightseeing in Zadar, Krka National Park, Šibenik and Split; tasting domestic products such as olive oil, open-fire and fish specialities

Wine’s magic has been known to men since ancient times and the scent, colour and taste of this divine drink seduces and intoxicates upon the first encounter. Starting in Zadar, a town with rich monumental heritage of world significance visible on every step, you shall enjoy the taste of chosen drops. Continue the magic by visiting the wonderful Skradin and Krka National Park, leaving you breathless. Besides the top quality wines, you will be amazed by the unbelievable natural beauties and cultural historic heritage of ancient Šibenik and Split - the home of the overwhelming Diocletian Palace and Imotski, a town made in stone. In these impressive wonderful towns, enjoy the wines of autochthon Croatian sorts such as maraština, babić, debit, lasine and plavina and others significant for this area, allowing yourself to be seduced by all its magic.

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Travel agency Globtour Event d.o.o. Preradovićeva 14, Zagreb HR-AB-01-080238927 T: +385 1 4881 100 F: +385 1 4881 119 info@globtour.hr www.globtour.hr

Tourist packages can range from four to six days. The activity programme for a six-day package would include: day 1. Zadar; day 2. Zadar - Skradin; day 3. Skradin - National park Krka - Šibenik; day 4. Šibenik Split; day 5. Split - Imotski; day 6. Imotski - Split. Packages are available throughout the year for groups from 2 to 20 people. Accommodation is provided at the families and hotels of various categories, and transport is possible by using your own vehicle or as part of our organisation, by minibus or a coach. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English and German, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


Magical Wines of Southern Dalmatia wine-tasting and presentations in the best-known wineries of Southern Dalmatia; sightseeing of Dubrovnik, Korčula and Split; tasting domestic products such as olive oil, open-fire and fish specialities

Wine is intoxicating while magical wines are irresistible. Allow yourself to enter an authentic wine adventure starting from the Adriatic pearl, Dubrovnik to Split, the eternal young town with its heart at the Diocletian Palace and experience the true magic of wine. Along the way, afford your palate the pleasure of tasting top-quality wines from the vineyards of Pelješac, stroll through Marco Polo’s home-town of Korčula and enjoy the various wines of Korčula holding a rich and strong tradition. Taste the drops from the vineyards of Imotski, passing the lavender and rosemary fields to reach the wine paths of Hvar. An enchanting area of treasurable wines with exceptional natural and cultural beauties leaving you breathless. Taste the autochthon Croatian sorts such as plavac mali, dingač, bogdanuša, debit, pošip, maraština and grk and learn which sort of wine compliments a specific home-made delicacy. Through an explosion of tastes, scents and colours you can guarantee your senses will be satisfied. Travel agency Globtour Event d.o.o. Preradovićeva 14, Zagreb HR-AB-01-080238927 T: +385 1 4881 100 F: +385 1 4881 119 info@globtour.hr www.globtour.hr

Tourist packages can range from four to six days. The activity programme for a six-day package includes: day 1. Konavle and Dubrovnik; day 2. Pelješac - Korčula; day 3. Korčula - Imotski; day 4. Imotski - Split; day 5. Split - Hvar; day 6. Hvar - Split. Packages are available throughout the year for groups from 2 to 20 people. Accommodation is provided at the families and hotels of various categories, and transport is possible by using your own vehicle or as part of our organisation, by minibus or coach. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English and German, and other languages upon request.All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


Wine Cruise through Dalmatia a cruise through the Adriatic that combines rest and fun for all wine lovers with discovery of natural beauty of the area; visit to Dubrovnik; tour of wineries and wine tasting throughout the cruise

The secret love affair between the sea and the wine has been going on since the times immemorial, and few are those who can resist it. By joining this very special cruise in the company of an expert guide, which includes the island of Korčula and Hvar, and the city of Dubrovnik, you will become a part of that unbreakable bond. A tour of the wineries, the cellars and the local wine makers on the islands and along the mainland coast around Dubrovnik, and the chance to savour wines produced from the indigenous varieties of grapes enables one to learn about the tradition of viticulture and taste the life of this striking part of Croatia. Let yourself relax in the embrace of the sea and the wine, enjoy pleasant company and give a rest to your body and at the same time fortifier your spirit with this rather unforgettable oenological adventure.

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Travel agency Katarina Line d.o.o. Maršala Tita 75/1, Opatija HR-AB-51-040009767 T: +385 51 603 400 F: +385 51 271 372 filip@katarina-line.hr www.katarina-line.com

This is a package tour which takes 8 days. The programme of activities for an eight-day package covers the following: 1-8. cruising on an motor sailing ship through the Adriatic (Split - Makarska - Mljet - Dubrovnik Trstenik - Korčula - Hvar - Bol - Split). The package is available from April to 29 October. Accommodation is provided in double-bedded cabins. Transfer to the point of embarkation can be by own transport or organized by us. Professional guides are available in Croatian and English and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


In the Wake of Wine Currents cruising the northern Adriatic accompanied by a professional guide and discovering the beauty of Kvarner and northern Dalmatia; visits to a selection of wineries; tasting of indigenous varieties throughout the cruise

All the lovers of fine wine will be delighted with this special cruise in the company of a professional guide which offers a rather unique experience. Take time and enjoy the sea and the beauty of the Croatian islands, take a break and relax with a glass of one of the most popular drinks in the world. Soak in the mixture of the colours and hues of the sea and the wine, the heady fragrance of salt and this noble liquid. Sail the waters of the Adriatic and cruise the cellars and wineries in the search of a glass of superb wine, especially the indigenous varieties. Talk to the wine makers and learn about the age old tradition of wine making on the islands and the coastal places of the Bay of Kvarner and northern Dalmatia. Let the soothing combination of the sea and the wine, and good company, gently lull you into a mood of relaxed enjoyment of sailing.

Travel agency Katarina Line d.o.o. Maršala Tita 75/1, Opatija HR-AB-51-040009767 T: +385 51 603 400 F: +385 51 271 372 filip@katarina-line.hr www.katarina-line.com

This is a package tour which takes 7 days. The programme of activities for a seven-day package covers the following: day 1-7. cruising on an motor sailing ship through the northern Adriatic (Opatija - Rabac Susak - Lošinj - Zadar - Primošten - Pag - Krk - Opatija). The package is available from April to 29 October for groups of 2-45 persons. Accommodation is provided in double-bedded cabins. Transfer to the point of embarkation can be by own transport or organized by us. Professional guides are available in Croatian and English, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


Along The Boškinac Wine Road grape picking and the process into wine, wine distillates with the addition of healing herbs; expert lectures based on the vineyards of Pag, the history of vine-growing and autochthonous sorts of Pag Island; wine-tasting 162

Travel agency Sunturist d.o.o. Kranjčevićeva bb, Novalja HR-AB-53-0659517 T: +385 53 661 211 F: +385 53 661 611 sunturist@gs.t-com.hr www.sunturist.com

Living by the coast and on the islands of the Adriatic Sea is closely connected with the tradition of wine-making whose attractive flavour, scent and colour have been long appreciated by the inhabitants of this area for centuries. In the embrace of the beautiful Island of Pag, a nurtured vine-growing tradition and mild Mediterranean climate have contributed to the development of autochthonous sorts of high-quality wines bursting with taste and wine distillate with the addition of healing herbs. By visiting the Boškinac wine road, you can become a connoisseur, learning the secrets of this precious nectar becoming active participants of this natural process. Pick grapes in the vineyards of Pag and find out first-hand how it is transformed into the finest of wines. Through the expert talks given, regarding autochthonous sorts of Pag Island, learn how to identify its characteristics and wine quality. Finally, the time comes to taste the magical drink which perfectly compliments the traditional tastes of the islands – olives and Pag Cheese.

Tourist packages range from three to seven days. The activity programme for a seven-day package includes: day 1-7. activities in the area of Pag Island. Packages are available from 1st September to 15th October for groups from 8 to 40 people. Accommodation is provided at households with apartments and pensions (3* or 4*) and at 3* or 4* hotels on Pag Island. Transport is possible with your own vehicle or as part of our organisation, by coach or shuttles. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English, German and Italian French. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


The Empire of Flavours of Pelješac visit the Dingač wine cellar with wine tasting and trying selectionof Dalmatian gastronomic specialities; learn about olive-growing, a tradition of Korčula; take a traditional sailing boat ride upon a lađa through the canals of the Neretva River and visit the Archaeological Museum of Nerona

The Sun, Sea, wine and olives... all these delights of the Mediterranean from the steep slopes of the hilly peninsula of Pelješac and the reflection from the Sun upon the sea’s surface, have formed the conditions for producing precious wines. Visit the Dingač wine cellar which has nurtured their high-quality wine production of dingač since 1902. Learn about the agro-culture of olive-growing on the Island of Korčula. The olive - centuries-old tree specie, which due to its exclusiveness is counted as one of the highly-appreciated fruits, known to men since Biblical times. Discover the appreciation for olives and olive oil in Vela Luka in the Ethnographic Museum of Olive-growing. Absorb a dose of history by strolling along the Ston wall, often referred to as the European Chinese wall and visit the Archaeological Museum of Nerona, the first on-site museum in Croatia. Take a boat ride with a boat known as a lađa along the canals of the Neretva River to return to nature and bravely try some traditional Neretvan frog and eel brudet to discover magnificent flavours of this region. Travel agency Petros d.o.o. B. Adžije 34, Zagreb HR-AB-01-080346301 T: +385 1 3646 600 F: +385 1 3646 465 petros@petros.hr www.petros.hr

Tourist packages can range from two to three days. The activity programme for a three-day package includes: day 1. Zagreb - Ston - Pelješac - Korčula; day 2. Korčula - Vela Luka; day 3. Korčula - Neretva Valley - Zagreb. Packages are available throughout the year for groups from 2 to 45 people. Accommodation is provided at 2* apartments. Transport is possible with your own vehicle or as part of our organisation, by coach. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English, German, French and Italian and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


Wine Routes of the Adriatic sailing the Adriatic and visiting the island of Vis and Hvar; tasting of olive oil on Šolta; tour of well known wineries and enjoying a wine pairing dinner with local wines

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Travel agency More Mandić d.o.o. Secret Dalmatia Turanj 426, Sv. Filip Jakov HR-AB-23-060133552 T: +385 91 5671 604 F: +385 91 5671 604 info@secretdalmatia.com www.tours-in-croatia.com

History of the Mediterranean is recorded in the drops of wine, and with its mild climate awash with the golden rays of the sun Dalmatia has always been a part of that wine-growing history. If you like the sea, the sun and olive oil, if you are connoisseur of fine wines, then a sailing trip through Dalmatia is the thing for you. A visit to Šolta, a small island close to Split, and you will have the opportunity to taste not only wines and see the vineyards of the indigenous variety of Dobričić, but also savour excellent olive oil. And waiting for you in the wine cellar of the Bibić winery is a wine tasting session and a very special wine pairing lunch which demonstrates how to decide which varieties of wines go best with certain dishes. In Primošten, the Babić vineyards are the place to go to, as are the Gracin and Gašperov which offer local Babić wines. On Hvar, the sunniest of all the Croatian islands, there are wines in the Tomić and Duboković cellars to savour, while on Vis, in the Lipanović wine cellar, your taste buds will delight in Vugava – a veritable festivity of flavours, aromas and hues.

This is a package tour which takes 8 days. The programme of activities for an eight-day package covers the following: days 1-8. cruising through the waters of Dalmatia (Split - Šolta - Primošten - Hvar - Vis - Split). The package is available from 1 May to 31 October for groups of 2 to 40 people. Accommodation is provided in double bedrooms while the transfer to the point of embarkation and from the point of disembarkation can be one’s own or it can be organized by us. Professional guides are available in Croatian and English, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


Sea of Tastes – Discover Islands and Dalmatinska zagora tour of picturesque villages, towns and islands of Dalmatia; preparation of and dining on local dishes - brujet on Mljet, vitalac and hrapaćuša on Brač; tasting session of indigenous varieties of wines in well known wineries

An inseparable part of tradition and every single corner of this planet are its flavours and aromas. Exploring the local ways of preparing food, and all their endless variations, is a rewarding task, but when the local cuisine is based on the best olive oils, top quality wines and frutti di mare straight from the sea, then such an exploration becomes an unadulterated pleasure. Have a tour of the picturesque places in Dalmatia, go to the local cellars and savour some of the best wines in renowned wineries. Learn how to prepare food under a peka – an ancient technique of cooking food under a piece of metal or a fire-proof lid placed over food and covered with live coal which, though seeming to be quite simple, requires experience and skill. Enjoy the preparation and flavours of vitalac - a typical dish of Brač, as is the desert called hrapaćuša for which there is practically no written recipe since the women of the island believe it should be measured and done by and with heart. When on Mljet you must try the frutti di mare brodetto, and in Mali Ston the local shell-farmer is going to serve you oysters from “sea to plate” so that you can savour their full flavour, and thus taste Dalmatia in the real sense of the word. Travel agency More Mandić d.o.o. Secret Dalmatia Turanj 426, Sv. Filip Jakov HR-AB-23-060133552 T: +385 91 5671 604 F: +385 91 5671 604 info@secretdalmatia.com www.culinary-croatia.com

This is a package tour which takes 7 days. The programme of activities for a seven-day package covers the following: day 1. Split - Trogir; day 2. Trogir - Primošten Burni; day 3. Brač; day 4. Šibenik; day 5. Pelješac; day 6. Mljet; day 7. Trogir. The package is available the year round for groups of 2 to 40 people. Accommodation is provided in a 4* hotel in Trogir and in a 3* hotel in Mali Ston, and transport is organized by us. Professional guides are available in Croatian and English, upon request in other languages. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


From Leaf to Tea within the Embrace of Greenery and Health identifying and tasting of medicial herbs and fruit, and making meals from the same; tuition on the preparation of herbal beverages, juices, vinegar and wine; each visitor is treated to a present; Suban blackberry wine and tea 166

In the heart of the mountains of western Croatia, snuggled between the peaks of Plešivica and Oštrc, lies the home of numerous plant species - the first private botanical garden, the Suban garden of medicinal herbs. Within the fold of greenery and fragrances of nature you can learn how to identify individual plants and fruits, enjoy their taste and prepare meals which are not only good to eat but are also good for the body and mind. Our hosts in the Suban graden, who have devoted their knowledge in all things botanical to the production of only the best herbal preparations, will tell you everything one needs to know to prepare the tea, and how its consumation can help you to achieve good health. Numerous tasting sessions, unlimited quantities of the Suban Vita C tea and tuition on how to prepare juices, vinegar and wine are but a segment of this wonderful journey which, when recalling the alluring strength of fragrances and a flavour of herbs, you will undoubtedly want to repeat at least once more.

Travel agency Uniline d.o.o. S.Dobrića 16, Pula HR-AB-52-040046499 T: +385 52 390 039 F: +385 52 215 036 dmc@uniline.hr www.uniline.hr

This is a package tour of 1-3 days. The programme of activities for three-day package covers the following: days 1-3. activities in the Suban botanical garden, Manja Vas near Samobor. The package is available the year round for groups of 2-40 persons. Accommodation is provided in 2*, 3* or 4* hotels, while transport can be one’s own or organized by us. Professional guides are available in Croatian and English, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


Royal Treatment in Wine Paradise tasting of indigenous varieties of Croatian wines and enjoying the local cuisine in some twelve or more wine cellars; touring all the important site of cultural, historic and natural heritage between Zagreb and Ilok; complete revitalization of spirit in good company

In vino veritas, or as some would say truth is in the wine and from Zagreb all the way to Ilok there are no secrets. All the wines and delicacies that Slavonija, Baranja, Ilok and Plešivica have to offer make it difficult to remain indifferent. Enchanted by wines and inspired by the beauty of the Golden Vale landscape you may not want to leave the Krauthaker’s vineyards. Quite the contrary, once you find yourself in the Kutjevo cellars you may want to offer thanks to Dionysius for having blessed this land with so noble a drink. Upon the return from the tour of some twelve cellars and winegrowers it will be a pleasure and a joy to savour the wine collected along the way with your friends. And while you recount for them the stories of the beauty of the Kopački rit Nature Park, of the heroic city of Vukovar, about Osijek and Zagreb, the wines you brought back will enable them to experience at least a portion of your wine journey.

This is a package tour of 1-8 days. The programme of activities for an eight-day package covers the following: day 1. Požega - Velika; day 2. Kutjevo - Baranja - Kneževi dvori; day 3. Kopački rit Nature Park - Osijek; day 4. Ilok - Vukovar; day 5. Zagreb - Hills of Plešivica; day 6. Zelina - Nespeš; days 7-8. Klanjec - Veliki Tabor. The package is available the year round for groups of 2 to 45 people. Accommodation is provided in 3* and 4* hotels. Transport by tourist bus as per the programme can be organized by us. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English and German, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.

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Travel agency IBUS d.o.o. Kranjčevićeva 29, Zagreb HR-AB-01-080247786 T: +385 1 3694 333 F: +385 1 3648 631 ibus@ibus.hr www.ibus.hr


Wine Routes of the Magic Mount of Plešivica savouring excellent wines such as the Plešivica Portugieser, the first new wine in Croatia; enjoying food typical of the area: cottage cheese with Smetana, roast duck with mlinci, plešivički copanjek - traditional cake 168

Not far from Zagreb, spread across the slopes of Plešivica, are the centuries old vineyards also known as the amphitheatres of Plešivica. Due to their natural position and incline they provide ideal conditions for cultivation of the best varieties of grapes and wines. What Beaujolais is for France Portugieser is for Croatia. Its delightful aroma can be enjoyed on the wine route of Plešivica in thirty six hospitable homesteads which offer a wide selection of wines and food. In addition to the wines produced from some of the best world renown varieties, as well as from the traditional and indigenous varieties of grapes, this wine growing country also has a great deal to offer where local gastronomy is concerned - like for instance roast duck with mlinci (fat-free dough formed into thicker kind of pancake and baked on a hot plate or grid until crisp and golden brown, then broken into large pieces and cooked but left al dente; served with the roast dripping mlinci are quite delicious) or the cake known as plešivički copanjek.

Travel agency Marbis d.o.o. Taraščice 15, Koprivnica HR–AB-48-010010842 T: +385 48 240 520 F: +385 48 626 670 marbis@marbis.hr www.marbis.hr

This is a package tour of 1-3 days. The programme of activities for a three-day package covers the following: day 1. Zagreb - Jastrebarsko; day 2. Hills of Plešivica; day 3. Sošice - Jastrebarsko. The package is available 20th March to 10th November for groups of 2 to 40 people. Accommodation is provided in 3* or 4* rural homesteads along the Plešivica wine road, or in 3*, 4* or 5* hotels in Zagreb. Transport as per the programme can be one’s own or by bus or mini bus organized by us. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English and German, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


Tales of Wine in the Neighbourhood of Zagreb tour of the Wine road and introduction to the gastronomy and oenology of the area; visit to Jastrebarsko and the Erdödy castle, stroll in the pleasure gardens; visit and tour of the Crna Mlaka reserves

The surroundings of the Croatian capital are full of stories that are waiting to be told to a curious visitor. Travelling the Wine road you get to see the ethnological and gastro-oenological diversity of the area, and enjoy it too. Take a break and give your palate a treat tasting the wines and savouring the local food in the Jana Wine House. A tour of Jastrebarsko and the Erdödy castle tell the history of the region and its significance in today’s world. Stroll through the pleasure gardens and relax amidst lush greenery. Visit the Crna Mlaka reserve with its 235 registered bird species that have found their habitat in the 750 ha of waters teeming with fish and forests of immense potential.

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This is a package tour of 1-2 days. The programme of activities for a two-day package covers the following: day 1. day Jastrebarsko; day 2. Krašić. The package is available the year round for groups of 2 to 50 people. Accommodation is provided in rural homesteads or in 4* rented rooms. Transport as per the programme can be one’s own or by bus organized by us. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English, German, Spanish and Italian. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.

Travel agency Abak d.o.o. VIKENDPLANER.info Maksimirska 109, Zagreb HR-AB-01-080118689 T: +385 1 4684 964 F: +385 1 4609 962 info@vikendplaner.info www.vikendplaner.info


Hospitality at Dionysus’ tasting autochthonous wine sorts: škrlet, kleščec, kraljevina Zelina, chardonnay, traminac, sauvignon; tasting delicacies such as gorički gulash, tačrkle with cheese or jam, zljevanka; sightseeing of the area’s attractions

The richness of Croatia is vastly diverse. The most attractive part would surely be various wines that ensure special occasions become even greater by enhancing everyday life - an enjoyable lunch or perhaps a card game with friends, accompanied by a fine glass of wine, adds a whole new dimension. Along the journey you will appreciate this wealthy vineyard area and the beauties of north-western and central continental Croatia. At Dionysus’, choose among a strong selection of wines. Autochthonous sorts like moslavac and Moslavina škrlet, ecologically produced food and wine of Kutjevo vineyards, the tame area of Podravina, autochthonous kleščec from Križevci vineyards and autochthonous Kraljevina Zelina will inspire you with their diversity and authenticity. Beautiful nature, clean air and culturally historic wealth are only a few of the elements waiting to win you over. Other attractions of the area are ready for you to discover yourself, along with rich gastronomic offer of authentic food in the environment of hospitable open-hearted hosts. Come and be our guests!

Travel agency Marbis d.o.o. Taraščice 15, Koprivnica HR–AB-48-010010842 T: +385 48 240 520 F: +385 48 626 670 marbis@marbis.hr www.marbis.hr

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Tourist packages range from one to seven days. The activity programme for a seven-day package includes: day 1. Zagreb; day 2. Moslavina; day 3. Kutjevo vineyards; day 4. Podravina; day 5. Podravina - Subotički breg; day 6. Križevci and Zelina vineyards; day 7. Zagreb. Packages are available from 20th March to 10th November for groups from 2 to 40 people. Accommodation is provided at the 3* or 4* hotels. Transport is possible with your own vehicle or as part of our organisation, by coach or minibus. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English and German, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


The Gold Drops of the Plains tasting of indigenous varieties of wine like grasevina, traminer and frankovka; introduction to the varieties of grapes and wines, tour of wine cellars in Kutjevo, Ilok, Đakovo, Našice and Daruvar; dinners in cosy traditional ambiance

A barrel of wine hides a wealth of miracles - some of them you will taste yourself on this journey which is going to take you for a tour of the best known wine cellars of north-eastern Croatia. Savour the finest wines of Slavonija and Podunavlje (the Danube region), and learn everything you want to know about the Croatian wine culture. Checking the hues of grasevina, green sylvaner, aromatic traminer or the ruby red frankovka is just the first step of wine tasting sessions that our experienced wine experts will lead you through. Swirl the glass, inhale the aroma, take a sip of one of the finest Croatian wines and choose your favourite bouquet. And in order to make your oenological experience truly complete, we shall take you for a dinner served in a cosy traditional ambiance where it will be again confirmed that the best fun is to be had in good company and with a glass of wine.

Travel agency Uniline d.o.o. S. Dobrića 16, Pula HR-AB-52-040046499 T: +385 52 390 039 F: +385 52 215 036 dmc@uniline.hr www.uniline.hr

This is a package tour of 1-3 days. The programme of activities for three-day package covers the following: day 1. Kutjevo - Ilok; day 2. Đakovo - Našice; day 3. Daruvar. The package is available the year round for groups of 2-40 persons. Accommodation is provided in 2*, 3* or 4* hotels, while transport can be one’s own or organized by us. Professional guides are available in Croatian and English, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


Croatian El Dorado of Wine visit a ranch, walk in nature and ride horse-back on the Trem rural estate; learning about the traditions of Moslavina; wine-tasting in Vinski dvor and dinner with tamburaši - a traditional music band on the wine roads of Moslavina

Moslavina is a well-known vine-growing area where the cultivation of vines began in Roman times by the Thracians, Illyrians, Celts and Romans. This is the home of autochthonous wine sorts such as moslavac and škrlet that are grown only in this area. The way of life in Moslavina today is unthinkable without its wine roads which were created in 1995 and since then have become a synonym for superb wines, delicious and substantial home-made meals, pleasant homely ambiance and the unmistakable hospitality of the locals. Wine roads promote autochthonous sorts like škrlet, dišeća ranina and moslavac. Moslavina’s wine roads between Popovača and Kutina offer wine-tasting in many of the wineyard-huts and sell their bottled wines directly from wine barrels. Apart from enjoying the fine wines, proud owners offer tasting of home-made specialities and are more than happy to receive guests who, delighted with this area and experience, gladly return.

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Travel agency Lonja Tours Hoteli DAIM d.o.o. Dubrovačka 4, Kutina HR-AB-44-080086373 T: +385 44 692 402 F: +385 44 682 729 lonja-tours@hotel-kutina.hr www.lonja-tours.com Tourist packages range from one to three days. The activity programme for a three-day package includes: day 1-3. activities in the area of Moslavina. Packages are available throughout the year for groups from 2 to 50 people. Accommodation is provided at a 3* hotel in Kutina. Transport is possible with your own vehicle or as part of our organisation, by minibus. Professional guides are available in Croatian and English and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


Wine Paths from Zagreb to Istria Along the route from Zagreb leading all the way to the most western part of Istria, you will experience pleasure on your palate, your eyes and your soul. From the noble drops of the vine-growing wine paths of Plešivica, wine-tasting within the Karlovac area, well-known Vrbnička žlahtina, to quality wines deriving from no less than one hundred Istrian wine-cellars, you no doubt enjoy the wine and natural cultural beauties. Get to know specialties and wines of the area which are valued most among local people. Compare shades of colour, scent and taste of this favoured drink, learn how to distinguish different sorts and how to add to an experience with autochthon delicacies. Taste the wines of famous Croatian autochthon sorts - portugizac, žlahtina, malvazija, momjanski muškat and teran which are some of the drops that will completely delight your senses, leading you to surrender among good company and the natural surrounding beauties.

Istravino, Dajla

wine-tasting and presentations in the best-known wineries from Zagreb to Istria; sightseeing in Zagreb, Grožnjan, Motovun and Poreč; tasting domestic products such as truffles, olive oil and a selection of home-made cheeses

Tourist packages can range from three to five days. The activity programme for a five-day package includes: day 1. Zagreb - Karlovac; day 2. Krk Island; day 3. and day 4. Istria; day 5. Istria - Zagreb. Packages are available throughout the year for groups from 2 to 10 people. Accommodation is provided at the families and hotels of various categories, and transport is possible by using your own vehicle or as part of our organisation, by minibus or coach. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English and German, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.

Travel agency Globtour Event d.o.o. Preradovićeva 14, Zagreb HR-AB-01-080238927 T: +385 1 4881 100 F: +385 1 4881 119 info@globtour.hr www.globtour.hr


Through Wine-Rich Hills of Hrvatsko zagorje tasting autochthonous wine sorts such as silvanac, Kraljevina Zelina, Kraljevina Prigorja, kleščec, rajnski rizling, graševina and traminac; tasting local specialities; learning about the heritage of continental Croatia

Discover the delights of continental Croatia by travelling through the wine routes of Hrvatsko zagorje, Međimurje, Podravina, Varaždin and Zelina wine-growing hills. Admire the greenness of the wine-growing hills which nestle many rural pretty villages, home of people who have forever known how to appreciate fine wine. All this, combined with Zagreb, the main cultural and economic centre, where people with their busy lifestyle manage to always find time for a glass of wine, round up your stay among admirers of this appreciated drink. Taste the autochthonous wine sorts of the area and enjoy them as well as the gastronomic specialities, the ride of every host honoured by your presence. Preserved nature, clean air, forests, healing water, Podravska Sahara and culturally historic wealth will certainly not leave you uninterested. Your visit to this area will no doubt ensure you will come back, one day. We look forward to welcoming you!

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Travel agency Marbis d.o.o. Taraščice 15, Koprivnica HR–AB-48-010010842 T: +385 48 240 520 F: +385 48 626 670 marbis@marbis.hr www.marbis.hr

Tourist packages range from one to seven days. The activity programme for a seven-day package includes: day 1. Zagreb; day 2. Hrvatsko zagorje and Varaždin wine-growing hills; day 3. Međimurje; day 4. Međimurje - Podravina; day 5. Podravina; day 6. Zelina wine-growing hills; day 7. Zagreb. Packages are available from 20th March to 10th November for groups from 2 to 40 people. Accommodation is provided at the 3* or 4* hotels. Transport is possible with your own vehicle or as part of our organisation, by coach or mini bus. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English and German and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


Within Zagorje’s Wine Glass stepping into wine-cellars and a presentation of sommerliers’ skills; presentation and wine-tasting of different sorts with bread and cheese; tasting fruit brandy and authentic Zagorje specialities in a true rural setting

Nature in Zagorje is often described as beautiful and calming, with roots deeply intertwined with tradition and culture, but all this would not be as it is, if it were not for the unbelievable hospitality of the locals who welcome every guest, open armed with open hearts. In this vine-growing region people have always known how to enjoy the pleasures of life - from singing and dancing to socialising and enjoying a fine glass of wine and autochthonous specialities. Join them as well, surrounded by the gentle vine-growing hills and step inside the wine-cellars of good people and taste the drops they are so proud of. Taste different sorts with bites of cheese and bread that complete this pleasure while learning the skills of expert sommeliers. Apart from wine, warm up your heart with real Zagorje brandy and dignify your tastebuds with traditional food such as Zagorje soup and kotlovina. Sweeten your stay with a cherry strudel and then return to the place you began – a glass of fine wine.

Tourist packages consist of one day. The activity programme for a day package includes activities in the area of Zagorje. Packages are available throughout the year for groups from 2 to 50 people. Transport is possible with your own vehicle or as part of our organisation, by coach. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English, German, French, Spanish and Italian and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.

Travel agency RTA d.o.o. Hribarov prilaz 6a, Zagreb HR-AB-01-0370355 T: +385 1 6692 953 F: +385 1 6671 884 rta@rta.hr www.rta.hr


Wine Fairytale of Northern Croatia wine-tasting and presentation in the best-known wineries of northern Croatia; sightseeing in Zagreb, Varaždin, Čakovec and Đurđevac; the tasting of home-made products such as međimurska gibanica, pumpkin oil and home-made sausages 176

Travel agency Globtour Event d.o.o. Preradovićeva 14, Zagreb HR-AB-01-080238927 T: +385 1 4881 100 F: +385 1 4881 119 info@globtour.hr www.globtour.hr

Anybody who knows how to enjoy life, also knows how to enjoy wine, while spending time in nature where this nectar is created - giving a special delight to that desired pleasure. Start from the hills of Zelina’s Prigorje, idyllic hills spotted with vineyards and wonderful wine-sellers of the Varaždin area, tame vine-growing hills of upper Međimurje all the way to vineyards of the Đurđevac area to experience an authentic wine fairytale of northern Croatia. Here, where people always knew how to appreciate a good drop, you can enjoy the many tastes along the wine paths of northern Croatia, natural beauties, a hundred-year tradition and culturally historic attractions of this area. Delighted by the nature and peaceful greenness around you, taste the wines of the autochthonous wine sort of Zelina’s Prigorje - kraljevina, which to this day has remained to spread no further than only to this area. By visiting Zagreb, Đurđevac, Varaždin and Čakovec, convince yourself how the culture, history and life are unavoidably connected by wine, the chosen drink of gods, made for pleasure.

Tourist packages can range from three to four days. The activity programme for a four-day package would include: day 1. Zagreb - Sveti Ivan Zelina; day 2. Varaždin and surroundings; day 3. Čakovec and surroundings; day 4. Đurđevac - Zagreb. Packages are available throughout the year for groups from 2 to 20 people. Accommodation is provided at the families and hotels of various categories, and transport is possible by using your own vehicle or as part of our organisation. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English and German, and other languages upon request.All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


The Splendour of Wine Drops of North-Eastern Croatia wine-tasting and presentations in well-known wineries of North-Eastern Croatia; sightseeing in Zagreb and Daruvar with a coffee-break in a traditional coffee-shop; stroll and experience a presentation in the Karanac eco-village

Wine drops have forever brought cheer to people providing joy and inspiration. This distinguished drink, which has helped develop many philosophic theories, is a common topic of conversation and discussion. Become a part of the wine journey through North-Eastern Croatia, enjoy the view across the vineyards of Moslavina, as well as the tame and sunny slopes of Papuk and the beauties of Baranja. Walk through the area where vine-growing had begun in the Roman times, and enjoy the wealth and personalities of every wine sort. Wine roads of this area are special due to the beautiful nature they go through, involving cultural and traditional values. Taste the wines of autochthonous sorts, which are characteristic for this area - moslavac, ĹĄkrlet and frankovka. Give in to the intoxicating scent and seductive aroma and let yourself be mesmerized by the colour, diving deep into the wonderful splendour of wine drops.

Tourist packages can range from three to five days. The activity programme for a five-day package includes: day 1. Zagreb - Moslavina - Daruvar; day 2. Daruvar; day 3. Kutjevo - Karanac; day 4. Baranja; day 5. Ilok - Brodski Stupnik - Zagreb. Packages are available throughout the year for groups from 2 to 20 people. Accommodation is provided at the families and hotels of various categories, and transport is possible by using your own vehicle or as part of our organisation, by minibus or coach. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English and German, and other languages upon request.All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.

Travel agency Globtour Event d.o.o. Preradovićeva 14, Zagreb HR-AB-01-080238927 T: +385 1 4881 100 F: +385 1 4881 119 info@globtour.hr www.globtour.hr


Dionysus Pleasures in Eastern Croatia tour and wine tasting in the oldest wine cellar, finding out about traditional and modern ways of preserving wine; tasting of local home made delicacies - the Platter of Srijem; ride through vineyards accompanied by tamburitzas, filling up one’s own bottle of Srijem wine 178

Travel agency Danubiumtours Ulica dr. F. Tuđmana 19 Vukovar HR-AB-32-16010001977 T: +385 32 445 455 F: +385 32 444 457 info@danubiumtours.hr www.danubiumtours.hr

In the very east of Croatia, in a landscape dominated by the Danube and the mellow hills of Fruška Gora - which have been covered by vineyards since the Roman times, lies Ilok, a town of long and royal history, but most of all as the town of wine. The quality of this wine growing country and of the wines of the area has long been recognized across the world, indeed, not only was the Traminer of Ilok served at the reception celebrating the crowning of Queen Elizabeth, but it remains a standing item in the wine cellar of the English court. Come and enjoy the variety of wines served in family homesteads, wine tasting salons, take a guess at which wine you have just tasted, find out about the ways this precious liquid is and has been kept and preserved. Take a walk around vineyards to the sound of tamburitzas, savour local delicacies and relax in pleasant company while trying to be as exact as possible about the wine you are enjoying. Come, walk with us along the trail of Dionysus, discover all the delights of this wine destination whose popularity has not diminished from the time of Ancient Rome, and fill your own bottle of wine from Srijem so, when you return home, you can enjoy at least a small dose of this true wine miracle.

This is a package tour of 1-3 days. The programme of activities for a three-day package covers the following: days 1-3. activities in the area of Ilok and Vukovar. The package is available all year round for groups of 2 to 50 people. Accommodation is provided in the homesteads in Ilok, in 3* or 4* hotels in Ilok and Vukovar. Transport can be one’s own or by minibus organised by us. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English and German, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


Winter Warmth Enjoying the Wines of Srijem lunch in a vineyard and cellars of Ilok; ride along the wine road; tasting of wines and home-made specialities; enjoying the company of the hosts, listening to the stories about customs and preparation of delicacies of Srijem

The beautiful Danube, smoked carp, Ilok barbecue, mulled wine, and a tour of old wine cellars - warm indeed is the winter with wines of Srijem. And when combined with the festivity of St. Vincent in the vineyards of Ilok and Srijem, the experience is quite a memorable one. This old folk, religious custom takes place yearly on 22 January and involves a blessing ceremony, pruning of the first grape-vine which is then decked with sausages and bacon and basted with wine. All this is accompanied with the sound of tamburitzas and a great deal of merriment of all present who then proceed to enjoy a hearty nourishment of roasted sausages and bacon chased down with wine. Admirers of good wine will enjoy a ride down the Ilok wine road along which the oldest private cellar is located, where they’ll be able to savour the wine and home made cold cuts and rolls. The old cellars of Ilok where you can savour the finest wines, such as graševina, chardonnay, traminer or the predicate wines, with a bite of bread and cheese, is a veritable haven for wine lovers and all followers of hedonism. Enjoy nature, the wine, learn how to make quince cheese, and experience all the beauty and joys of the St. Vincent festivity.

This is a package tour of 1-3 days. The programme of activities for a three-day package covers the following: day 1-3. activities in the area of Ilok and Vukovar. The package is available from 1 December to 31 March for groups of 2 to 50 people. Accommodation is provided in households and in 3* and 4* hotels in Ilok and Vukovar. Transport can be one’s own or by minibus organised by us. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English and German, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.

Travel agency Danubiumtours Ulica dr. F. Tuđmana 19 Vukovar HR-AB-32-16010001977 T: +385 32 445 455 F: +385 32 444 457 info@danubiumtours.hr www.danubiumtours.hr


Wine Tales from the Tower wine tasting on the banks of the Danube, belvedere; a tour of wine cellars and viewing of the largest barrel in the world (capacity 75000 l); visit the Adamovich Castle and experience a carriage ride

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Travel agency Danubiumtours Ulica dr. F. Tuđmana 19 Vukovar HR-AB-32-16010001977 T: +385 32 445 455 F: +385 32 444 457 info@danubiumtours.hr www.danubiumtours.hr

Set within the romantic landscape, on a curve between the sun and the Danube, is the small village of Erdut. The wealth of history of this place of grapes and wine is told as much by numerous towers and castles as it is by the aromatic traminer. The trail of history and wine drops leads us to the Adamovich Cseh Castle where, not so many years ago, the signing of the Erdut Accord brought permanent peace and the ended War of Independence. As to the wine drops, in the 200 m long wine cellar dating from 1730 there are wines such as zweigelt, chardonnay and traminer, and a visit to such a place - which boasts the largest barrel in the world that actually holds wine, all 75000 litres of it - is quite something, particularly in the company of a professional guide and stories about history and the Adamovich coat of arms. Feel the might of the Danube, stroll along the grape arbour with a glass of wine in your hand, listen to the spirit of the past from the tower, savour the local graševina, zweigelt, rhine riesling, chardonnay and traminer, listen to the sound of tamburitzas, become a part of this never ending magic – and you will have found a way to all the secrets and stories of Erdut.

This is a package tour of 1-3 days. The programme of activities for a 3-day package covers the following: day 1. Erdut; day 2. Aljmaš; day 3. Vukovar. The package is available all year round for groups of 2 to 50 people. Accommodation is provided in households and in 2* and 4* hotels in Erdut or Vukovar. Transport can be one’s own or by minibus organised by us. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English and German, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


The Grapes of Continental Croatia tasting excellent wines such as portugizac Plešivica, rajnski rizling, silvanac, frankovka and zweigelt; enjoying autochthonous gastronomic specialities such as plešivički copanjek; learning about the heritage of the area

Along with mighty rivers, wine routes contribute to the pulsating life of continental Croatia. Take those routes and enjoy the taste of quality wines and gastronomic specialities while discovering the natural and cultural wealth of our country. Zagreb with Plešivica, Hrvatsko zagorje and the lowland in Slavonia are sure to allure you in. Become familiar with Zagreb - a powerful commerce and economic centre contrasted with Plešivicu - a hilly area with a grape-bearing background from the Middle Ages. Experience a taste of Zagorje - an oasis of preserved nature, clean air and healing water and also Slavonia - the main Croatian granary, an area of vast lowland, oak forests, flood areas, picturesque vineyards and old cellars. Grapes from all these areas have forever been appreciated making people joyful by giving their best - a wine full of colour, flavour and scent. Discover diversities, taste different wine sorts and enrich your soul with natural beauties embroided with history on a deliciously flavoured wine path.

Tourist packages range from one to nine days. The activity programme for a nine-day package includes: day 1-2. Zagreb; day 3. Mount Plešivica; day 4. Hrvatsko zagorje; day 5. Đakovo - Osijek - Vukovar; day 6. Kopački rit – Baranja; day 7. Ilok; day 8. Vukovar - Kutjevo – Brestovac; day 9. Zagreb. Packages are available from 20th March to 10th November for groups from 2 to 40 people. Accommodation is provided at 3* or 4* hotels. Transport is possible with your own vehicle or as part of our organisation, by coach or minibus. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English and German, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.

Travel agency Marbis d.o.o. Taraščice 15, Koprivnica HR–AB-48-010010842 T: +385 48 240 520 F: +385 48 626 670 marbis@marbis.hr www.marbis.hr


Croatian Wine Cellars tour of wine cellars of the best known Croatian wine makers, wine tasting; personalized approach and introduction to the local wine producers; introduction to the local cuisine through sampling of local delicacies

Red or white, wine is one of the most popular drinks in every corner of the world, even a symbol of prosperity. Its hues, flavour and aromas have been, and are, a topic of daily discussions, as genuine wine philosophy. Croatia is fortunate enough to have the conditions which allow the cultivation of grapevine across its territory - from its northern parts and Slavonia to its southernmost tip - and the grapes grown there yield fine wines. Do not take our word for it, visit some of the best Croatian wine cellars, veritable havens for true connoisseurs of this delectable drink, and meet the local wine producers. Sample some of the best and most exciting wines made in the southernmost part of the country. Enjoy the relaxed atmosphere as you listen to the stories of centuries-old tradition of wine growing and wine making in Croatia.

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Travel agency More Mandić d.o.o. Secret Dalmatia Turanj 426, Sv. Filip Jakov HR-AB-23-060133552 T: +385 91 5671 604 F: +385 91 5671 604 info@secretdalmatia.com www.culinary-croatia.com

This is a package tour which takes 8 days. The programme of activities for an eight-day package covers the following: days 1-8. activities in the area of Zagreb, Slavonia and Dalmatia. The package is available the year round for groups of 2 to 40 people. Accommodation is provided in boutique-hotels in Zagreb and Dalmatia, and transport is organized by us. Professional guides are available in Croatian and English, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


visit to different regions of Croatia with tasting sessions of local wines and food; buying fresh produce at the Šibenik market and preparing a meal under professional guidance; savouring oysters in Mali Ston

From the hills of Hrvatsko zagorje to the southernmost part of the Adriatic, always at the crossroads of different influences, packed with beautiful nature, Croatia is the land of incredible diversity. It is therefore not surprising that its gastronomy reflects such a diversity - from the frutti di mare prepared the Mediterranean way across Istrian delicacies with herbs and all the way to the continental cuisine of Zagorje - the flavours are different but always delicious. Tour Croatia and treat yourself to local delicacies complemented to perfection with local wines. In Dalmatia dishes prepared under peka are not to be missed, and nor should roast turkey with mlinci and the štrukli in Zagorje. In Istria they will teach you how to make Istrian pasta, and take you to the woods of Motovun to hunt for truffles. The taste of oysters in Mali Ston that come to you plate straight from the sea is quite delightful, as is the open air market in Šibenik where you can find fresh produce needed for the creation of your own Croatian delicacies to remember.

This is a package tour which takes 7 days. The programme of activities for a seven-day package covers the following: day 1. Split - Trogir; day 2. Zagreb - Krapina; days 3-4. Istria; day 5. Šibenik; day 6. Pelješac; day 7. Trogir. The package is available the year round for groups of 2 to 40 people. Accommodation is provided in 3* or 4* hotels and transport can be organized by us. Professional guides are available in Croatian and English, upon request in other languages. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.

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Travel agency More Mandić d.o.o. Secret Dalmatia Turanj 426, Sv. Filip Jakov HR-AB-23-060133552 T: +385 91 5671 604 F: +385 91 5671 604 info@secretdalmatia.com www.culinary-croatia.com


Old Recipes With Modern Hospitality tour of Tito’s vineyards in Kumrovec; participation in a cooking show in Klanjec presented by Slavko Večerić - the famous cook of Zagorje; wine tasting in the Vinski vrh winery and an introduction to the barique wine technology

The hospitality and warm hearted nature of the folk of Zagorje is well known, and equally their tradition, culture and heritage. Discover some of the secrets of Zagorje by acquainting your palate with the indigenous and traditional dishes and drinks in an outstandingly beautiful landscape. Visit Kumrovec and Tito’s vineyards, a place where a fine wine is cherished as much as the grapevine and the grapes from which it came, and in the Vinski vrh winery a sommelier will tell you how a barique wine is actually made. Satisfy the cravings of the gourmand and a hedonist within you, take part in a cooking show presented by the renown Croatian cook Slavko Večerić, watch and savour the local delicacies being prepared - and do it all in good company. Enjoy the palette of flavours, aromas and colours and assure yourself once again that pleasure is the source of happiness and the richness of spirit. Thus, the folk of Hrvatsko zagorje certainly know how to enjoy life.

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Travel agency Antoma d.o.o. Art turizam Trg slobode 1, Zlatar HR-AB-49-080179086 T: +385 49 466 995 F: +385 49 466 995 antoma@kr.t-com.hr www.kaj7.com This is a package tour of 3-5 days. The programme of activities for a five-day package covers the following: day 1. Kumrovec; day 2. Klanjec; day 3. Hrašćina; days 4-5. Sveti Križ Začretje. The package is available from 1 March to 1 October for groups of 2 to 80 people. Accommodation is provided in 4* hotels in Tuheljske Toplice, Krapinske toplice or Stubičke toplice, while transport can be one’s own or by bus organized by us. Professional guides available in Croatian, English and German, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


Flavours of Zagorje’s Hills tasting Zagorje’s wine selection at Kapljica winery and the Vinski vrh wine-cellar; tasting of gastronomic delicacies at the Kos rural household and klet Kozjak vineyard-hut; relaxation in wellness and spa centres in Marija Bistrica

With a landscape of vine-growing hills, peaceful rivers flowing around them and quaint villages, Hrvatsko zagorje, apart from beauty of nature, offers rich tradition and a superb gastronomic and wine selection. Locals have always known how to enjoy good flavours, in the form of traditional meals like Zagorje štrukli or roasts with žganci but also drinkable wine which is a highly appreciated drink in this vine-growing area. This hilly region is a real shelter and ideal location for a quick getaway from busy everyday life in order to relax and give in to worldly pleasures. Visit the picturesque Zagorje positioned not far from the Croatian capital and dive your senses into delicacies of continental cuisine, enjoying superb wine and relaxing after a strenuous week in a rich spa selection.

Travel agency RTA d.o.o. Hribarov prilaz 6a, Zagreb HR-AB-01-0370355 T: +385 1 6692 953 F: +385 1 6671 884 rta@rta.hr www.rta.hr

Tourist packages consist of one day. The activity programme for a day package includes activities in the area of Sv. Križ Začertje. Packages are available throughout the year for groups from 2 to 50 people. Transport is possible with your own vehicle or as part of our organisation, by coach. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English, German, French, Spanish and Italian and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


Delicacies Created by Hands of Gold participation in culinary workshops led by the best known cooks of the Varaždin County; sightseeing tour of Varaždin and an introduction to the gastronomic history of the area; a visit to the production facilities of food industry

Traditional cuisine of the Varaždin area is full of flavours of surprise - from the labourer’s breakfast through the meals that often turned to immoderation in both eating and drinking - and was frequently translated into seven courses - to a sophisticated blend of a chocolate gateaux and wine. Although ordinary citizens, members of nobility or simple labourers, people here have always enjoyed their food. Lead by the most respected cooks of the Varaždin County, take active part in culinary workshops where you can learn the methods, but also those special little secrets so vital in the successful preparation of food in general, and then of course of the local dishes as well. Let the beauty of this city of rich history be an additional inspiration for your very own combinations of ingredients and flavours that you can explore in the culinary workshops, thus expressing your creativity and at the same time contributing to the delectable flavours and aromas of the area.

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Travel agency Horizont d.o.o. Aleja kralja Zvonimira 1 Varaždin HR-AB-42-070091899 T: +385 42 395 111 F: +385 42 395 112 horizont@horizont-travel.hr www.horizont-travel.hr This is a package tour of 1-3 days. The programme of activities for a three-day package covers the following: day 1. Varaždin; day 2. Varaždinske Toplice; day 3. Ludbreg, Lepoglava or Cestica. The package is available all year round for groups of 2 to 45 people. Accommodation is provided in private homes, a hostel, 3* or 4* pensions, mountain lodges, 3* or 4* hotels or 5* hotels in Zagreb. Transport can be one’s own or by bus organised by us. Professional guides are available in English, German, Italian, Russian, French, Lithuanian, Spanish, Polish, Hungarian and Slovene language. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


Tastes of Croatia visit to the castles of Trakošćan and Veliki Tabor; sightseeing in Zagreb, Split and Osijek; tasting local products like truffles, wine, oysters and kulen; dinner with traditional music - tamburiza from Slavonia and Dalmatian klapa

In only a few days, familiarise yourselves with the gastronomic delicacies of Continental Croatian and Mediterranean cuisine and the best wines of Croatia. Visit the idyllic and peaceful area of Hrvatsko zagorje, known for its numerous medieval fortresses and hills ornamented with green vineyards and joyful households. Hrvatsko zagorje is an ideal destination for all who love to indulge in cultural heritage and beautiful nature and those who like to enjoy good food. After the northern part of Croatia, slightly more to the east in Slavonia, you will find the true meaning of hospitality, in every sense of the word. Visiting Vukovar and Osijek gives you energy and enthusiasm, having dinner with the sounds of a traditional Slavonic instrument known locally as the tamburiza. From Continental Croatia you will be on your way to Istria and Dalmatia where, no doubt, you will find it a challenge to resist traditional specialities like oysters, truffles, lamb and topquality Croatian wines which will completely disarm you, forcing you to surrender to the pleasure. Travel agency Fortuna travel d.o.o. Teslina 14, Zagreb HR-AB-01-080188354 T: +385 1 4804 977 F: +385 1 466 692 info@fortunatravel.hr www.fortunatravel.hr

Tourist packages can range from four to ten days. The activity programme for a ten-day package includes: day 1-2. Zagreb and surroundings; day 3-4. Slavonija and Srijem; day 4-6. Istria - Kvarner; day 7. Plitvička jezera National Park - Zadar; day 8-10. Kornati - Šibenik - Split. Packages are available throughout the year for groups from 2 to 50 people. Accommodation is provided at 3* or 4* hotels in Zagreb, Osijek, Rovinj, Opatija, Zadar or Split or at 5* hotels in Zagreb, Rovinj, Opatija or Split. Transport is possible by using your own vehicle or as part of our organisation, by car, minibus, coach or train. Professional guidance available in Croatian, English, French and Spanish, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


Delicious Flavours of the Magical Hill meals of up to seven courses with specialties prepared with pheasant, venison, hare and other game; a tour of the Trakošćan Castle and the wine roads of the area; participation in the Varaždin bread-fingers (klipić) workshop, tasting of wines and traditional delicacies

In the golden age of the city of Varaždin, back in the 16th century when the city was the centre of social life of the nation, feasts were rather excessive in both food and drink. Your culinary guide retells a part of that story during the walk down memory lane of culinary traditions and feasts combined with the enjoyment of dishes prepared according to recipes hundreds of years old. Explore the cuisine of the Varaždin area which has its source as much in the traditional dishes as it does in the grand and lavish feasts practiced by the bourgeoisie, the guilds and nobility. From the farm labourer’s breakfast and the Varaždin bread-fingers (a kind of finger-shaped role) to a rich chocolate gateaux perfectly complimented with wine - you will enjoy every mouthful. Meals offering a variety of specialities, which can run to as much as seven courses, turn into veritable festivities and festivals of flavours, aromas and colours. Prepare yourself for an unforgettable gastronomic adventure in this beautifully city of rich culture, where the explosion of sensations will simply leave you dazzled.

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Travel agency Horizont d.o.o. Aleja kralja Zvonimira 1 Varaždin HR-AB-42-070091899 T: +385 42 395 111 F: +385 42 395 112 horizont@horizont-travel.hr www.horizont-travel.hr This is a package tour of 1-3 days. The programme of activities for a three-day package covers the following: day 1. Varaždin; day 2. Varaždin - Varaždinske Toplice; day 3. Varaždin. The package is available all year round for groups of 2 to 45 people. Accommodation is provided in private homes, a hostel, mountain lodges, 3* or 4* pensions, 3*or 4* hotels or a 5* hotel in Zagreb. Transport can be one’s own or by bus organised by us. Professional guides are available in English, German, Italian, Russian, French, Lithuanian, Spanish, Polish, Hungarian and Slovene language. All given details of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


The Secrets of Making Varaždin Breaded-Fingers (Klipić) participation in the culinary workshop of making and baking the Varaždin fingers (klipić); a tour of Baroque Varaždin with a professional guide and to the sound of a wind-up musical box; a meal based on traditional dishes of the middle classes of Varaždin

Spend some time in Varaždin, learn about its rich history, but also at least a segment of the culinary heritage of this city where good food and good wines have always been appreciated. Having toured this Baroque pearl of northern Croatia to the sound of a musical box played by a local named Srećko, treat your palate to a typical Varaždin lunch. A selection of traditional dishes from the middle class cuisine offered at the restaurant will delight even the greatest of gourmands. Hear the story of the Varaždin fingers (klipić) - a delicious finger-shaped roll which today enjoys the status of a protected culinary product, a special and readily identifiable gastronomic souvenir of the city. Join the workshop and find out the original recipe how to prepare the dough and master the technique of shaping the fingers. Bake them and taste them, and then take pride in the fact that you have become a qualified maker and baker of the Varaždin fingers - for you will have discovered the secret why every Varaždin finger is not simply a breaded-finger. Travel agency Horizont d.o.o. Aleja kralja Zvonimira 1 Varaždin HR-AB-42-070091899 T: +385 42 395 111 F: +385 42 395 112 horizont@horizont-travel.hr www.horizont-travel.hr

This is a package tour of 1-3 days. The programme of activities for a three-day package covers the following: days 1-3. activities in the area of Varaždin. The package is available the year round for groups of 2 to 45 people. Accommodation is provided in private homes, a hostel, 3* or 4* pensions, 3* or 4* hotels or a 5* hotel in Zagreb. Transport can be one’s own or a bus organised by us. Professional guides are available in English, German, Italian, Russian, French, Lithuanian, Spanish, Polish, Hungarian and Slovene language. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


The Palate of Flavours of Croatian Regions eating and studying of indigenous dishes prepared by the Master Chef Branko Ognjenović; tour of Poreč and Fužine; visit to Zagreb and its best open air market Dolac with a wide selection of foodstuffs

Are you fed up with always preparing the same type of food, and you need a rest from it all? Do you wish to replace your daily diet for something more interesting? If that is the case, then join us in this gastronomic tour that stretches from Istria to Zagreb during which you can enjoy top quality cuisine created with the authentic local produce. Allow us to spoil you a bit with unforgettable experiences of flavours and aromas of Istria, Gorski kotar and Zagreb. For starters, try some of the fortifying Zagreb vegetable soups, next we suggest the superb lamb and sauerkraut of Gorski kotar and sweeten it all up with the typical Istrian fritters. And while you’re at it, don’t forget to take in the widely different nature of Croatian regions, and make this lovely combination of sea and mountain a treat for eyes as much as it is for your palate.

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Travel agency Kompas d.o.o. Partizanska 13, Poreč HR-AB-52-040074652 T: +385 1 455 0160 F: +385 1 455 0039 incoming@ kompas-travel.com www.kompas-travel.com This is a package tour of 3-4 days. The programme of activities for a four-day package covers the following: day 1. Poreč; day 2. Fužine; days 3-4. Zagreb. The package is available the year round for groups of 2 to 20 people. Accommodation is provided 3* and 4* hotels, and transport can be one’s own or organized by us. Professional guides available in Croatian, English and German, upon request in other languages. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


tour of Čakovec, Zagreb and Baranya; enjoying and studying indigenous dishes prepared by the Master Chef Branko Ognjenović; visit to the vineyards of Belje and wine tasting

Have you ever wondered what the typical cuisine of northern and eastern Croatia tastes like? If you have, come and join us on this special gastronomic tour that stretches from Međimurje through Zagreb and on to Baranya. Its sole aim is to bring you relaxation and satisfy your culinary desires. Have your fill of the wonderful combinations of different regional cuisines that will take you deep into a world of new delicacies and creative culinary passions. We are going to introduce you to the specifics of each region and prove that the cause of return to places we have been to does indeed rest with one’s palate. Chicken in typical Međimurje style cream and mushroom sauce, the Slavonia goulash, grilled carp on catapult - all these are meals to remember. Not to say anything about the visits to the vineyards of Belje and the superb Slavonian wines which round off the entire experience in a most satisfactory manner.

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Travel agency Kompas d.o.o. Partizanska 13, Poreč HR-AB-52-040074652 T: +385 1 455 0160 F: +385 1 455 0039 incoming@ kompas-travel.com www.kompas-travel.com This is a package tour of 3-5 days. The programme of activities for a five-day package covers the following: day 1. Čakovec; days 2-3. Zagreb; days 4-5. Baranya. The package is available the year round for groups of 2 to 20 people. Accommodation is provided 3* and 4* hotels, and transport can be one’s own or organized by us. Professional guides available in Croatian, English and German, upon request in other languages. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


Međimurje Marvel in a Plate shopping for produce at the local market in Čakovec; cooking an preparing meals at the instructions of Master Chef Branko Ognjenović; tour of the local sights; savouring local delicacies

Enjoying one’s food and its preparations is one of the primeval joys of life, and the north-western part of Croatia is an example of inexhaustible well of creativity where food is concerned. If your tastes lie with strong and concrete cuisine, with distinct seasonings and ingredients, join us in the school of the Rivers Mura and Drava and their marvellous flavours. Come into the world of cold hors-d’oeuvres like roast meat from a tub served with chopped pork fat and cottage cheese with Smetana, followed by a wholesome hearty soup with loads of vegetables and home made pasta. Explore your own ways of preparing typical meat dishes with chicken, pork or game, and combine them with specific sauces with fresh cream and mushrooms. Allow yourself to use to the full all your senses in this still not explored part of Croatia, and use the opportunity not only to savour the traditional cuisine but also to visit the cultural and natural sights Međimurje abounds in.

Travel agency Kompas d.o.o. Partizanska 13, Poreč HR-AB-52-040074652 T: +3851 455 0160 F: +3851 455 0039 incoming@ kompas-travel.com www.kompas-travel.com

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This is a package tour of 1-3 days. The programme of activities for a three-day package covers the following: days 1-3. activities in the area of Međimurje. The package is available the year round for groups of 2 to 20 people. Accommodation is provided 3* and 4* hotels, and transport can be one’s own or organized by us. Professional guides available in Croatian, English and German, upon request in other languages. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


The Aromas of Forgotten Recipes of Old Zagreb shopping for produce at the local market and preparing traditional dishes; cooking school with Master Chef Branko Ognjenović; tour of the town of Ilok or the Kopački rit Nature Park

Have you forgotten the head spinning aromas of you grandma’s kitchen? Have you ever had a chance to show off your culinary prowess? Well, we would like to introduce you to some of the aromas and flavours of our own grandmothers - like those of štrukli and the walnut roll. That is why we have organized a weekend school of cooking where you can learn some of the old recipes typical of Zagreb and how to prepare them, and do it all in good company with lots of fun. You will get to see not only Zagreb but its belly as well - the open air market of Dolac, the most famous and the most delightful of all the markets in the city. The selection of fresh produce on offer may be a bit overwhelming but it also sharpens one’s senses. You will learn how to pick the best ingredients and how to best match dishes to the right wines. We’ll show you why Zagreb was and has remained one of the Croatian cities with a highly developed culinary tradition, and we feel sure that flavours and aromas of the old Zagreb will bring back some of the culinary memories of your childhood. We also hope that when you serve your friends traditional Zagreb dishes they are will enjoy them as much as we do. Bon appétit!

Travel agency Kompas d.o.o. Partizanska 13, Poreč HR-AB-52-040074652 T: +3851 455 0160 F: +3851 455 0039 incoming@ kompas-travel.com www.kompas-travel.com

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This is a package tour of 1-3 days. The programme of activities for a three-day package covers the following: days 1-3. activities in the area of Zagreb. The package is available the year round for groups of 2 to 20 people. Accommodation is provided 3*, 4* and 5* hotels, and transport can be one’s own or organized by us. Professional guides available in Croatian, English and German, upon request in other languages. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


Slavonia and Baranya - the Kingdom of Flavours shopping for produce at the local market and preparing traditional dishes; cooking school with Master Chef Branko Ognjenović; tour of the town of Ilok or the Kopački rit Nature Park

Slavonia and Baranya have always been regarded, and justifiably so, as the culinary queens in the east of Croatia. All who have had the pleasure of savouring the drawing power of Slavonian cuisine will have a difficult time refusing to go back. The range of delicacies, the combination of flavours and scents, and the quality of foodstuffs at hand can satisfy even the most demanding of palates. The aim being to teach you how to prepare even the most complicated dishes, we invite you to join the weekend cooking school in which you can learn a thing or two about Slavonian cuisine. Surprise your better half with a delicacy like a stinging nettle sauce, goulash in earthenware pot or grilled carp on a catapult. Recharge your batteries amidst the endless fields, unspoilt nature and your open-hearted hosts. Let your spirit and your body indulge in the plethora of scents, aromas, flavours and the famous wines of Slavonia.

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Travel agency Kompas d.o.o. Partizanska 13, Poreč HR-AB-52-040074652 T: +3851 455 0160 F: +3851 455 0039 incoming@ kompas-travel.com www.kompas-travel.com This is a package tour of 1-3 days. The programme of activities for a three-day package covers the following: days 1-3. activities in the area of Slavonia. The package is available the year round for groups of 2 to 20 people. Accommodation is provided 3*, 4* and 5* hotels, and transport can be one’s own or organized by us. Professional guides available in Croatian, English and German, upon request in other languages. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


Feast Time in Gacka visit old mills at the source of the River Gacka where flour is produced in the traditional way; visit the Nikola Tesla Memorial Centre in Smiljan, birth-place of the genius scientist; sightseeing at the Northern Velebit National Park

Lika is a region which is not only known for its unspoiled nature, the Gacka River Valley, proud locals and Velebit Mountain, but equally for its traditional cuisine. Inseparable from the climate and way of life of the local people, the gastronomic offer is deliciously rich, traditional prepared with an array of local ingredients. Enjoy some of the specialities such as roasted lamb, cabbage from Lika - a popular favourite from the locals, trout, various cheeses, doughnuts, cabbage rolls sarma, home-made polenta, dried mutton and sausages, potatoes of Lika and other delicious favourites. These tasty meals create a feast you will long remember. Try some traditional food, listen to speeches about Lika cuisine and visit a selection of interesting sites in the region. Along with the magnificent nature and heritage, take pleasure in home-made healthy meals and come aboard, joining us on this unique gastronomic journey... Bon appetit!

Travel agency Maranta d.o.o. Trg Hrvatske bratske zajednice 2, Split HR-AB-21-060027237 T: +385 21 323 884 F: +385 21 317 710 maranta@maranta.hr www.maranta-travel.com Tourist packages range from one to three days. The activity programme for a three-day package includes: day 1. Otočac - Gacka River springs; day 2. Otočac - Krasno - Kuterevo; day 3. dan Krasno - Perušić. Packages are available from 1st April to 1st November for groups from 6 to 45 people. Accommodation is provided at 3* boarding-houses in Perušić and Krasno, 3* rooms to rent, or 3* apartments. Transport is possible as part of our organisation, by minibus or coach. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English, Italian, German and French, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


Taste of Kvarner – the Club of Food Lovers five great days of enjoying the gastronomy of the Littoral; group preparation of meals under supervision of an experienced chef; excursions to Rijeka and Krk, visit the herbalis on the mountain of Učka; wine tasting on the island of Krk

Let your palate get acquainted with the gastronomy of the Littoral. Spend some lovely time in the small picturesque town of Lovran and, accompanied by an established Chef walk around the local markets and then prepare your own dinner. Experience the wealth of the Učka mountain with a cup of the Učka tea, have a chat with the local herbalists and discover new flavours on the slopes above Lovran. Satisfy you aesthetic, gourmet and any other cravings and allow yourself a spell of complete abandonment to hedonism. Take your very own private tour and see the world of wine production, savour the product and find out how champagne can mature at the bottom of the sea.

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Travel agency Katarina Line d.o.o. Maršala Tita 75/1, Opatija HR-AB-51-040009767 T: +385 51 603 400 F: +385 51 271 372 filip@katarina-line.hr www.katarina-line.com

This is a package tour of 3-5 days. The programme of activities for a five-day package includes: day 1. Lovran - Volosko; day 2. Lovran; day 3. Lovran - Rijeka - Učka; day 4. Lovran - Krk - Vrbnik; day 5. Lovran. The package is available the year round for groups of 2 to 6 persons. Accommodation is available in hotels of different categories. We can organize the transport as per the programme. Professional guides are available in Croatian and English, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


Flavours, Scents and Views Over Motovun exploring Istria with Motovun as a highlight and rounding up the experience with specific scents and flavours of traditional cuisine; preparing Istrian traditional meals with a professional chef; enjoying your own local specialties

One of the most beautiful ways to truly experience an area is through autochthonous gastronomic delicacies. Learning about Istria in the picturesque Medieval Motovun can be fulfilled with specific scents and flavours of traditional cuisine. With joined forces, prepare some of the specialties - maneštra with bobići, ombolo, veal or lamb under the lid, fritule or kroštule, everything from appetisers to desserts and be sure to empty all pots and pans afterwards. Regardless of your culinary skills, we have room and work for everyone! Chop, knead, marinate, stir, fry, bake and cook together! A professional chef will let you in on all the secrets of local cuisine, give you some tips and show you how to decorate food and the best way to serve it. Upon his guidance, be imaginative and show creativity in combining ingredients and spices whilst enjoying your specialties in very good company!

Travel agency Poslovni turizam – PA d.o.o. Rina Travel & Events Lopatinečka 19, Zagreb HR-AB-01-080694057 T: +385 1 6413 555 F: +385 1 6413 550 info@rinatravel.com www.rinatravel.com Tourist packages last one day. The activity programme for a one-day package includes activities in Motovun. Packages are available throughout the year for groups from 20 to 100 people. Transport is possible with your own vehicle or as part of our organisation, by coach. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English and German and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


Istrian Delicacies and Beauty learn about Istrian Medieval paintings; taste Istrian wines, biska brandy, truffles and other autochthonous delicacies; visit Hum, Motovun and Euphrasian Basilica which is featured on UNESCO’s World Heritage list 198

Full of picturesque villages, surrounded by the divine Adriatic Sea, the largest Croatian peninsula Istria selflessly manages to offer its wealth, beauty of nature, cultural heritage and traditional unique flavours to its all who visit. After driving through the Glagolitic Lane up to Hum, the smallest town in the world, stop off at the Humska konoba trattoria, built in stone and wood, and try Istrian supa that should be drunk from a bukaleta and Humska biska, a brandy made by drying mistletoe and another three herbs and blending it with brandy. Learn about the world of Istrian frescoes by visiting the little Church of St. Mary of Škriljinah, well-known for the art work Momento Mori, made by the master Vincent of Kastav. Take a tour of Motovun, a pleasant small town famous for its film festival and the legend of Veli Joža and discover why the village Livade in Motovun Forest is also known as the centre of the truffle world. While the shiny mosaics of Euphrasian Basilica take you back in time, you will be reminded to enjoy all the advantages of Istria.

Travel agency Petros d.o.o. B. Adžije 34, Zagreb HR-AB-01-080346301 T: +385 1 3646 600 F: +385 1 3646 465 petros@petros.hr www.petros.hr

Tourist packages range from two to three days. The activity programme for a three-day package includes: day 1. Zagreb - Hum - Beram - Motovun; day 2. Motovun - Višnjan - Poreč - Baredine Caves - Grožnjan; day 3. Motovun - Dvigrad - Rovinj - Učka - Zagreb. Packages are available throughout the year for groups from 2 to 40 people. Accommodation is provided at 3* hotels in Motovun. Transport is possible with your own vehicle or as part of our organisation, by coach. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English, German, French and Italian and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


Delights of the Istrian Cuisine cooking school with Master Chef Branko Ognjenović; shopping for produce at the local market and preparation of local specialities; tour of the town of Poreč

Should you wish to explore the real face of Istrian gastronomy, and at the same time enjoy all kind of specialties of these climes, you simply must join the cooking school run by Chef Branko Ognjenović. Despite the mixture of different culinary identities that have left their imprint in this area, Istria has always managed to instil its own specific character into every dish. In this rich heritage of Slavic, Italian and German culture that have augmented the diversity of local cuisine and Istria has created, through a variety of combinations, new and typically Istrian dishes. So launch yourself into this delicious adventure and learn how to prepare truffles, asparagus, frutti di mare; enrich your own menu with new ingredients and seasonings that will make them even better. Take on the challenge of learning to cook the new way and find additional inspiration for your culinary creativity in the nature around you and the local delicacies.

Travel agency Kompas d.o.o. Partizanska 13, Poreč HR-AB-52-040074652 T: +385 1 455 0160 F: +385 1 455 0039 incoming@ kompas-travel.com www.kompas-travel.com This is a package tour of 1-3 days. The programme of activities for a three-day package covers the following: days 1-3. activities in the area of Istria. The package is available the year round for groups of 2 to 20 people. Accommodation is provided 3* and 4* hotels, and transport can be one’s own or organized by us. Professional guides available in Croatian, English and German, upon request in other languages. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required


The Fullness Taste of Pag Cheese observe of herd of sheep on Pag circled by a specific dry wall; expert lectures about sheep-keeping and the production process of Pag Cheese; cheese-tasting with experts sharing knowledge of identifying main features and cheese quality

The diverse tastes of the Island of Pag - highly-respected olive oil, aromatic herbs and fine drops of Dalmatian wine. However, the island is mostly spoken out due to the famous and unique Pag Cheese. This autochthonous product which equals the most popular of world cheeses, summarises Pag’s stone, salt, healing aromatic herbs and tradition of the island through its rich and strong taste. Take a tour and see herds of Pag’s sheep freely grazing the finest of herbs on pastures enclosed by a specific drywall. Learn about the production of Pag Cheese, the process of maturing to a characteristic spicy irresistible taste and flavour. Taste the cheese that has continued to conquer world awards for many years and proudly carries the label of an authentic Croatian product, melting in the mouths of impressed tasters combined with a glass of wine. Enjoy the fullness flavours of Pag Island.

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Travel agency Sunturist d.o.o. Kranjčevićeva bb, Novalja HR-AB-53-0659517 T: +385 53 661 211 F: +385 53 661 611 sunturist@gs.t-com.hr www.sunturist.com

Tourist packages range from three to seven days. The activity programme for a seven-day package includes: day 1 -7. activities on the Island of Pag. Packages are available from 1st February to 15th June for groups from 8 to 100 people. Accommodation is provided at households and 3* hotels on Pag Island. Transport is possible with your own vehicle or as part of our organisation, by coach or shuttles. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English, German and Italian. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


The Routes of Lun’s Olives visit olive groves in Lun and listen to expert lectures on olives that are more than a thousand years old; olive picking and learning about processing olive oil; oil-tasting and identifying quality, wine-tasting with Pag Cheese

A drop of olive oil translates into a drop of health, containing all the Mediterranean magic and the love of the sun inside itself. A botanic reserve of various sorts of olives that grow in the area of Lun on the Island of Pag is considered a unique impression of our world. By strolling between the trees of fascinating architecture, whose roots interweave with stones, you experience the magnificent history which once unfolded beneath these trees. Breathe in the peace of the olive oasis from biblical times, and with bleating of sheep and cricket song, enjoy the primal sounds of nature. Learn how to pick the olives in these specific conditions on the stony soil and how to abstract the precious oil. By oil-tasting learn how to identify its main characteristics and its rank of quality. Understand how to combine it with excellent Pag Cheese and quality wines creating a perfect union of tastes.

Tourist packages range from three to seven days. The activity programme for a seven-day package includes: day 1-7. activities on the Island of Pag. Packages are available from 25th September to 18th December for groups from 8 to 40 people. Accommodation is provided at households with apartments and pensions (3* or 4*) and 3* or 4* hotels on Pag Island. Transport is possible with your own vehicle or as part of our organisation, by coach or shuttles. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English, German and Italian. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.

Travel agency Sunturist d.o.o. Kranjčevićeva bb, Novalja HR-AB-53-0659517 T: +385 53 661 211 F: +385 53 661 611 sunturist@gs.t-com.hr www.sunturist.com


The Beer Miracle of Northern Croatia presentation of production process and beer tasting in the best known breweries of north-western Croatia; delicious introduction to the gastronomic allures of beer menus; touring the cultural and natural sights of beauty of Čakovec, Koprivnica, Zagreb and Velika Gorica

They say that the most important ingredient of excellent beer is quality water and that is precisely the reason why the northwestern Croatia - an area abounding with springs of cool, clear drinking water - boasts many breweries of different capacities, and their product is known throughout the land. Take a trip through Čakovec and Koprivnica, Zagreb and Velika Gorica, and find out all about beer making and all, or almost all, the secrets ingredients that make this frothy beverage so tasty. Never without good company, enjoy all the gastronomic delights of the beer menu, and many, many other things… Fortifications, castles, manor houses and museums are only some of the places which, interwoven into our tale of beer, offer more than a usual travelling experience. Come and have a taste, see for yourself how irresistible the power of charm of the Croatian beers is - and they will surely capture your heart as well.

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Travel agency Uniline d.o.o. S. Dobrića 16, Pula HR-AB-52-040046499 T: +385 52 390 039 F: +385 52 215 036 dmc@uniline.hr www.uniline.hr

This is a package tour of 1-3 days. The programme of activities for a three-day package covers the following: day 1. Čakovec - Koprivnica; day 2. Zagreb; day 3. Velika Gorica. The package is available the year round for groups of 2 to 40 people. Accommodation is provided in 2*, 3* or 4* hotels, while transport can be one’s own or organized by us. Professional guides are available in Croatian and English, at request in other languages. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


In the Heady Forth of the Golden Beverage presentation of beer production process in the famous breweries and beer halls of Croatia; savouring delicacies of the traditional Croatian cuisine; tour of the sites in Karlovac, Zagreb, Nova Gradiška, Daruvar and Osijek and Posavina educational trail

Discover the story of beer and Croats who have been producing this bubbly beverage enjoyed by gods and plebs alike since the ancient times. Our journey begins in monasteries and estates of the nobility, and takes us from the small beer-brewers of the 14th century Zagreb all the way to the beer halls and breweries of the present day Croatia which produce this much liked drink from natural ingredients and without preservatives. An inseparable part of our beer story are the numerous tasting sessions of traditional Croatian cuisine at family homesteads. Further enhancement of the experinece is the tour of the most outstanding sites in five Croatian cities. Have a taste of the Croatian beer, get to know our country first hand in the company of a warm and jolly atmosphere typical for beer lovers.

This is a package tour of 2-4 days. The programme of activities for four-day package covers the following: day 1. Karlovac; day 2. Zagreb; day 3. Nova Gradiška - Daruvar; day 4. Osijek. The package is available the year round for groups of 2-40 persons. Accommodation is provided in 2*, 3* or 4* hotels, while transport can be one’s own or organized by us. Professional guides are available in Croatian and English and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.

Travel agency Uniline d.o.o. S. Dobrića 16, Pula HR-AB-52-040046499 T: +385 52 390 039 F: +385 52 215 036 dmc@uniline.hr www.uniline.hr


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Active and Creative Holiday Ways to enjoy the natural beauty, cultural and historic heritage and other riches offered by Croatia are many, but the best options undoubtedly is the one spiced up with activities our guests enjoy best. Be they inclined towards physical activities, or some form of creative expression is what they seek, doing things that satisfy one’s inner being, is good for both body and soul. It restores energy and brings peace of mind and contentment. To those of adventurous spirit, those who are not satisfied with watching but need to play and active part, Croatia provides a wide range of opportunities, all tailored to measure. Cycling along the paths meandering between the green hills of Zagorje, rafting down stilly rivers, canoeing, traversing the area on a horse back, hiking, mountaineering, cave exploration, balloon flight - anything goes. Those are but a few ways of discovering the magic of Croatia, but whatever the choice the unspoilt countryside of this land delights at every step. Should you feel the need to give way to your creative fire, you can try your hand in any one of the creative workshops - from art and dancing, through photography courses to the now almost forgotten skill like lace-making. In short, wherever your interests may lie, Croatia is the right place to indulge in them. We welcome you with open arms.


Relaxing Charm of the Aquae Balissae Thermae tasting of coffe or tea tasting prepared with thermal water; soaking in baths in thermal spas and water park; introduction to the Slavonian culture, customs and history; savouring local gastronomy

For the first itme in your life have a cup of coffee or tea prepared with thermal water which springs out from the heart of the Earth in the very centre of Daruvar. In this town, which in the Roman times was known as Aquae Balissae, we would like to tell you the story of thermal waters and springs, and take you for a dip or two in the swimming pools of the Daruvar Spa and the Thermal water park. Having relaxed your spirit, we shall then proceed to fortify your palate with a gastronomic treat - an ideal match between wine and cheese in the Count Janković castle, as well as with all other most delicious flavours and aromas of genuine Slavonian delicacies. And to round it all off in a traditional style with folklore and tamoburitza music which warm our hearts and dance us down the history lane of Croatian customs. It would be a great pity to miss this oportunity. So come along with us!

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Travel agency Uniline d.o.o. S.Dobrića 16, Pula HR-AB-52-040046499 T: +385 52 390 039 F: +385 52 215 036 dmc@uniline.hr www.uniline.hr

This is a package tour of 1-3 days. The programme of activities for three-day package covers the following: days 1-3. activities in Daruvar. The package is available the year round for groups of 2-40 persons. Accommodation is provided in 2*, 3* or 4* hotels, while transport can be one’s own or organized by us. Professional guides are available in Croatian and English, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


Mens Sana In Corpore Sano visit the Jezerčica Thermae and the spa, swimming and additional facilities; basic dental check-up in Oroslavje; tour of the traditional garden of Zagorje and the Majsec mill in Donja Stubica

Health is without a doubt the most precious of treasures that one can have, and bathing in thermal waters has been known to have a beneficial effect on health since the times of Antiquity. Situated at the foot of the northern slopes of Zagrebačka gora is the picturesque small town of Stubičke Toplice with its health resort. The thermal spring itself has probably been in use since Ancient Rome. At the beginning of the 20th century, Stubičke Toplice was a fashionable spa known throughout central Europe for its beneficial effect, a fact which has not changed to this day. So come and immerse yourself into these healing waters with a temperature at the source up to 69oC, which contains sodium, potassium, calcium, magnesium and other elements vital to our health. Enjoy the vitality bath and then pay a visit to the dentist in Oroslavje, and spice it all up with the beauty, culture and tradition of the area. Feeling rested and relaxed, enrich your spirit with a visit to the traditional garden and the Majsec mill in Donja Stubica - for it is a well known fact that a sound mind live in a sound body. Travel agency Antoma d.o.o. Art turizam Trg slobode 1, Zlatar HR-AB-49-080179086 T: +385 49 466 995 F: +385 49 466 995 antoma@kr.t-com.hr www.kaj7.com

This is a package tour of 1-5 days. The programme of activities for a five-day package covers the following: days 1-5. activities in the area of Donja Stubica, Stubičke Toplice and Oroslavje. The package is available from 1 March to 30 September for groups of 2 to 80 people. Accommodation is provided in a 3* pensions in Oroslavje and in 3* or 4* hotels in Donja Stubica or Stubičke Toplice, while transport can be one’s own or by bus organized by us. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English and German, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


Cycling Through Zagorje cycling along the cycling routes through interesting places of Hrvatsko zagorje; visit to the Baroque Oršić castle and the Museum of peasant uprisings; tour of the Croatian garden of irises and the Gubec Linden tree in Donja Stubica

Leisurely cycling along the cycling routes gently across the undulating landscapes of Hrvatsko zagorje, past castles and pleasure gardens wait for your visit with open doors, letting you discover a new way and a new facet of enjoying nature in all its glory. The soft curves of the vineyard covered slopes which lend the landscape of Zagorje that special something to sooth the soul, while the numerous picturesque settlements snuggled between them enhance the experience even further. Take it slowly, enjoy the undulating green serenity around you before taking a break and visit the Oršić - one of the Baroque pearls of the area. Find out something about its turbulent past in the Museum of peasants’ uprisings. Pay a visit, and indeed respect to the Gubec Linden tree, a protected monument of nature beneath which, folk tradition tells us, Matija Gubec - the peasant leader, gathered his men. In the Croatian garden marvel at the beauty of irises, the Croatian national flower. And whenever you please, get back on the saddle, pedal away and let the gentle hills of Hrvatsko zagorje keep you company.

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Travel agency Antoma d.o.o. Art turizam Trg slobode 1, Zlatar HR-AB-49-080179086 T: +385 49 466 995 F: +385 49 466 995 antoma@kr.t-com.hr www.kaj7.com This is a package tour of 1-5 days. The programme of activities for a five-day package covers the following: day 1. Stubičke Toplice (Stubica Spa) - Strmec - Oroslavje - Gornja Stubica; day 2. Donja Stubica; days 3-5. Zlatar - Lobor - Belec - Budinščina. The package is available from 1 March to 1 October for groups of 2 to 80 people. Accommodation is provided in a 3* pension in Oroslavje, in 3* and 4* hotels in Marija Bistrica, Donja Stubica and Stubičke Toplice, while transport can be one’s own or by bus organized by us. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English and German, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


Through Istria on Two Wheels learning the Istrian history, gastronomy, wine-routes and routes of olive oil; participating on one of the many moto-meetings in Istria; sightseeing of Pula, Poreč, Motovun and other towns in Istria

Discover our beautiful peninsula, Istria in a completely different manner - with experienced drivers and guides who will take you along the Istrian coastline and inland. The attraction of the largest Croatian peninsula lies in the combination of an attractive coastline and green inland, beautiful nature made for the traveller and a thrilling cultural wealth. Visit Poreč, Rovinj and Pula, the town museum made into tourist centres with numerous hotels and restaurants meeting everyone’s taste and enjoying the blue sea at the same time. Istrian inland offers privacy and tranquillity. Buje, Buzet, Motovun and Grožnjan, Medieval towns and fortresses will win you over with their alluring charm as well as with the gastronomic offer washed down with Istrian wines which you will endlessly enjoy.

Travel agency Planet Travel d.o.o. Banovćeva 9, Pula HR-AB-52-130041507 T: +385 52 501 830 F: +385 52 501 829 info@planettravel.hr www.planettravel.hr

Tourist packages range from three to seven days. The activity programme for a seven-day package includes: days 1-3. Pula and surroundings; days 4-5. the eastern coast of Istria; days 5-7. Istrian inland and western coast of Istria. Packages are available from 1st April to 15th October for groups from 2 to 30 people. Accommodation is provided in rural households, at 3* or 4* apartments and 3*, 4*, 5* hotels. You can use your own motorcycle or alternatively, transport is possible as part of our organisation, by rent-amotorcycle. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English, German, French, Russian or Czech, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


Through Blue and Green Croatia cycling through green and blue Croatia with the visiting national parks and nature parks; exploring the Istrian interior and a visit to the Arena in Pula; cycling on the Islands of Cres and Krk with a visit to Lubenice

Join our Olympic cycling veteran on an adventure through the wonderful blue and green Croatia. Pack your cycling equipment and fly to Zagreb because we have a serious ride to remember in store for you! Cycling through continental and coastal Croatia, passing through the picturesque little villages, taking a break in national parks or nature parks, staying in small family hotels, socialising with the locals and tasting of autochthonous delicacies are just some of the reasons we’d like to warmly invite you to this tour. En-route, visit cultural and historic monuments such as the Arena in Pula and admire the superb nature in Istria, Islands of Krk and Cres, as well as an 800-metre-long canyon known as Devils Pass which is waiting at the end of this unique cycling experience.

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Travel agency VMD d.o.o. 3. Cvjetno naselje 20, Zagreb HR-AB-01-080038509 T: +385 1 6065 840 F: +385 1 6065 841 vmd@vmd.hr www.vmd.hr Tourist packages range up to eight days. The activity programme for an eight-day package includes: day 1. Zagreb; day 2. Karlovac - Delnice; day 3. Risanjak National park - Učka Nature Park; day 4. Istria; day 5. Rovinj - Cres; day 6. Krk - Lubenice - Fužine; day 7. Skrad - Karlovac; day 8. Zagreb. Packages are available from 1st May to 31st October for groups from 6 to 16 people. Accommodation is provided at 3* and 4* hotels. Transport is possible with your own vehicle or as part of our organisation. Possibility to rent - a - bike or use your own. Professional guides are available in Croatian and English and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


Through Unknown Croatia cycling through a former Neanderthal habitat, visit Kumrovec, birth-place of Josip Broz Tito and a visit to Trakošćan Castle; enjoying the bird diversity of Lonjsko polje Nature Park; tasting of local delicacies

Simply you, your bicycle and our Olympic veteran - this is the perfect formula for a fun biking adventure through the wonderful continental eastern area of Croatia. Only a few bikers have explored this beautiful part of Croatia so be one of the first to learn about the full potential of biking, first hand. We visit rural places together, stop at petite picturesque villages and nature parks. Riding through a beautiful landscape, enjoy learning about cultural and historic wealth and tradition. Visit Trakošćan, according to many, Croatia’s most beautiful castle and sense the spirit of Kumrovec, birthplace of the legendary Tito. Along this adventure, taste local and traditional specialities of the area and enjoy yourself relaxing in the green fields and blossomy meadows that constantly surround you!

Travel agency VMD d.o.o. 3. Cvjetno naselje 20 Zagreb HR-AB-01-080038509 T: +385 1 6065 840 F: +385 1 6065 841 vmd@vmd.hr www.vmd.hr Tourist packages range up to eight days. The activity programme for an eight-day package includes: day 1. Zagreb; day 2. Samobor - Kumrovec - Krapina; day 3. Hrvatsko zagorje; day 4. Đurđevac; day 5. Daruvar; day 6. Požega - Papuk Nature Park; day 7. Sisak - Lonjsko polje; day 8. Zagreb. Packages are available from 1st May to 31st October for groups from 6 to 16 people. Accommodation is provided at 3* and 4* hotels. Transport is possible with your own vehicle or as part of our organisation. Professional guides are available in Croatian and English and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


Cycling Through Croatian National Parks cycling through National Parks of Risnjak, Plitvice Lakes, Krka River and Northern Velebit and the surroundings; cycling in the area of the River Mrežnica Valley and Velebit Nature Park; learning about the culture of the area and gastronomic specialities

A gentle ride through the greenness of nature is often the best way to relax. Take a bicycle tour of the most-greenest rural parts of Croatia - Gorski Kotar, Lika and Kordun. This is a karst area rich with an array of forests, glades, green meadows, clear rivers and crystal clean, untouched lakes. Enjoy the picturesque cycling routes, winding your way exploring some of the oldest national parks and their surroundings. Apart from Delnice and Risnjak National Park - well-known for its thick forests, hills and magical spring of the River Kupa, we can find a special ambiance at Korana village, a small romantic place hidden away on the outskirts of Plitvice Lakes National Park. A section that circles round the 16 lakes is regarded as one of the most beautiful bicycle tours in Europe, ideal for a moderate adventure mostly on paved roads free from traffic, with wonderful natural and cultural attractions. The youngest National Park Northern Velebit, the unique Krka River National Park and Paklenica canyon National Park are unavoidable stop-off points of your two-wheel adventure.

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Travel agency Huck Finn d.o.o. Grada Vukovara 271, Zagreb HR-AB-01-080017931 T: +385 1 6183 333 F: +385 1 6183 335 info@huck-finn.hr www.huck-finn.hr

Tourist packages range from five to eight days. The activity programme for an eight-day package includes: day 1. Zagreb - Zvečaj; day 2. Risnjak National Park; day 3. Northern Velebit National Park; day 4. Baračeve caves; day 5. Plitvice Lakes National Park; day 6. National Park Paklenica; day 7. Krka River National Park; day 8. Skradin. Packages are available from 1st May to 30th September for groups from 2 to 16 people. Accommodation is provided at 2*, 3* rooms, apartments and pensions, and 3* hotels in Zvečaj, Korana Village and Skradin. Transport is possible as part of our organisation. Professional guides are available in Croatian and English, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


Krka River National Park Cycling moderate cycling tour at the Krka National Park and surroundings, with full vehicle support; a boat ride to Visovac Island and a visit to the Franciscan monastery; rafting on the Cetina River, a canoe ride on the Zrmanja River and kayaking on Prokljan Lake

Krka National Park covers the area by the Krka River which flows through the deep and picturesque 75 kilometre-long canyon, creating a contrasting spectacular landscape where noisy waterfalls and peaceful bays take their turn. From the picturesque little town of Skradin we head off towards the first stop – Visovac Island, known for the lovely Franciscan monastery where a local boat sails to. It is an island full of trees, colourful flowers, fruits and vegetables located amid the broadening Krka River, in a place where green water cracks open the karst plateau, leaving you breathless by its tranquillity and impressive beauty. We continue along the rural roads to the Roški waterfall, whose surroundings are ornamented by wooden paths and numerous mills. Be active as you soak in the beauty of the natural setting, hop-on a bike ride, kayak on the Prokljansko Lake, experience a miraculous combination of nature and history while discovering the most beautiful of hidden treasures. Travel agency Huck Finn d.o.o. Grada Vukovara 271, Zagreb HR-AB-01-080017931 T: +385 1 6183 333 F: +385 1 6183 335 info@huck-finn.hr www.huck-finn.hr

Tourist packages range from one to eight days. The activity programme for an eight-day package includes: day 1. Skradin; day 2. Krka National Park; day 3. Prokljan Lake; day 4. Zrmanja; day 5. Krka National Park; day 6. Cetina; days 7-8. Skradin. Packages are available from 1st May to 30th September for groups from 2 to 16 people. Accommodation is provided at the 2*, 3* rooms and apartments or 3* hotels in Zvečaj, Korana village and Skradin. Transport is possible with your own vehicle or as part of our organisation. Professional guides are available in Croatian and English, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


Biking Through Lonjsko polje visiting the largest protected marsh area in the south-eastern part of Europe - Lonjsko polje Nature Park; keeping active with a bike ride through nature; tasting of local specialties in a local restaurant 214

On the saddle escorted by a guide, start your discovery of Lonjsko polje Nature Park, the largest protected marsh area in the south-eastern part of Europe, home of about 250 bird species. Easy-going family recreation on two wheels is an ideal way to learn about this specific landscape, reserve and nesting habitat of many bird species. Through baron little roads and forest paths you arrive at a European stork village. Ride through some typical Posavina villages and retrieve your strength for the way back by tasting home-made hunter’s goulash, cow’s milk cheese and other eco-products at a rural household. This whole-day excursion is remembered by the unforgettable view over Lonjsko polje from the swallow village where in the company of various birds the authentic breeds of farm animals such as Posavina Horse and Turopolje Pig are peacefully grazing. Apart from charging your batteries, every participant brings home a few souvenirs, such as embroided handicrafts ornamented with wealthy Posavina embroidery.

Travel agency Poslovni turizam – PA d.o.o. Rina Travel & Events Lopatinečka 19, Zagreb HR-AB-01-080694057 T: +385 1 64 13 555 F: +385 1 64 13 550 info@rinatravel.com www.rinatravel.com Tourist packages last one day. The activity programme for a one-day package includes activities in the area of Lonjsko polje Nature Park. Packages are available throughout the year for groups from 20 or more people. Transport is possible with your own vehicle or as part of our organisation, by coach. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English and German and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


The Danube Čikla Ride a ride on the Danube with a traditional river vessel - čikla; visits to Ilok and Šarengrad, Slavonian towns in the far eastern corner of Croatia; visit well-known Ilok wine-cellars with wine-tasting and local specialties

Experience the strength of the mighty Danube first hand and familiarise yourself with the town of monuments and wine in the far eastern corner of Croatia - Ilok. This unusual adventure begins on the riverside of Danube in Šarengrad, nowadays small but once a large village and a trading centre with a Franciscan residence. At the rural household of Kapetanova kuća taste the autochthonous specialties of Slavonia and quality wines of the Srijem area. Take the boat ride towards Ilok in a traditional river vessel known as a čikla and experience the river from a completely different perspective. As this exciting day draws to an end, finally visit the Old Ilok Wine-cellar, unique for its architecture and technical features and taste some high-quality wines. Due to the fact that people have always eaten well and drunk wines like graševina, white pinot, chardonnay, rajnski rizling and traminac, you will enjoy tasting some traditional meals and tasty desserts to round up this unforgettable experience. Travel agency Poslovni turizam – PA d.o.o. Rina Travel & Events Lopatinečka 19, Zagreb HR-AB-01-080694057 T: +385 1 64 13 555 F: +385 1 64 13 550 info@rinatravel.com www.rinatravel.com

Tourist packages last one day. The activity programme for a one-day package includes activities in Ilok and Šarengrad. Packages are available throughout the year for groups from 20 and more people. Transport is possible with your own vehicle or as part of our organisation, by coach. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English and German and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


Zagorje Adrenaline adrenaline experiences such as off-road quad-rides in Lobor and paintball in Radoboj; a panoramic balloon ride; participating in the animation programmes and a welcome gift for every guest

If you love fast driving, exciting activities that make your cheeks turn red and where speed, agility and adventurous spirit are main features, the adrenaline-kicks in Zagorje will be part of your perfect thrilling holiday. Here, the dose of adrenaline adventure offers an experience of attractive natural, cultural, historic and ethno-gastronomic beauty. If you are constantly searching for new adrenaline experiences, you love to rise to the challenge, then this type of social and active holiday packed with different forms of adventurous activities will knock you off your feet. Try off-road quads and test your reflexes. Practice your orientation and strategic skills by aiming to conquer the base on paintball, and after all the excitement, enjoy a panoramic balloon ride over Zagorje which will make you want to come back soon for another fresh helping of adrenaline.

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Travel agency Huck Finn d.o.o. Grada Vukovara 271, Zagreb HR-AB-01-080017931 T: +385 1 6183 333 F: +385 1 6183 335 info@huck-finn.hr www.huck-finn.hr

Tourist packages last three days. The activity programme for a three-day package includes: day 1. Lobor; day 2. Radoboj; day 3. Sv. Križ Začretje. Packages are available from 15th May to 30th September for groups from 6 to 16 people. Accommodation is provided at rural households in Sv. Križ Začretje. Transport is possible with your own vehicle or as part of our organisation, by minibus. Professional guides are available in Croatian and English, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


Zagorje on Two Wheels biking through the unspoiled nature of Zagorje; sightseeing in Klanjec with the Erdödy sarcophagus and the Antun Augustinčić Gallery; visit the Old Village Museum in Kumrovec and Hymn monument in Zelenjak; a welcome gift for all visitors

Discover the unspoiled beauty of the Sutla River Valley cycling through the charming Zagorje region. Start your pleasant ride through the relaxing landscape from Krapinske spa, centre of medicinal tourism of Krapinsko-zagorska County, through Tuheljske spa and Tuhelj to Desinić and the Veliki Tabor Castle. The catering and accommodation offers are very diverse so during your break from the pedal, you will no doubt enjoy the specialities of the Zagorje region. Continue your ride of about 80 kilometres and enjoy the view over hills, valleys and picturesque little villages. Explore natural beauties, valuable cultural monuments, experience complete relaxation and enjoyment in this interesting bike tour that you will find only in Zagorje.

Travel agency Huck Finn d.o.o. Grada Vukovara 271, Zagreb HR-AB-01-080017931 T: +385 1 6183 333 F: +385 1 6183 335 info@huck-finn.hr www.huck-finn.hr

Tourist packages can range from two to eight days. The activity programme for an eight-day package includes: day 1. Zagreb; day 2. Zagreb and Medvednica Nature Park; day 3. Medvednica Nature Park; day 4. Stubica; day 5. Trakošćan; day 6. Desinić; day 7. Tuheljske spa; day 8. Zagreb. Packages are available from 15th April to 15th October for groups from 2 to 16 people. Accommodation is provided at rural households, or 3*, 4* hotels in Krapinske or Tuheljske toplice, 4* apartments in Medvednica Nature Park, or 3* rooms or apartments in Stubica, Trakošćan, Desinić and Tuhelj. Transport is possible with your own vehicle or as part of our organisation, by minibus. Professional guides are available in Croatian and English, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


Off With The Tie - Climb Aboard! adrenalin-flowing buggy-ride across muddy but standardised Glinište track in Lobor; savouring local gastronomy; tour of the well known motocross track with the option of watching a race or practise session

Are you longing for an adrenalin-charger outside the regular roads, away from the flurry of the city? Then, a quad-ride is just what you need. Forget work, the daily humdrum and the overdrive of life. Treat yourself to attractive natural, cultural, historic, ethno and gastro localities in a new and exciting way. On your tailored route simply feel the freedom, let your competitive spirit come forth, release the breaks and enjoy good company. Accept the challenge, test your strength against that of your friends and colleagues, savour the feeling of unfettered excitement as you drive your buggy across muddy terrain. Following the fun and carefree time of charging along the Glinište tracks in Lobor, relax while restoring your energy with the delicacies of the area - this time satisfying the gourmand in you, and reliving the experience of the quad-ride, relieved of stress and full of new and positive energy.

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Travel agency Antoma d.o.o. Art turizam Trg slobode 1, Zlatar HR-AB-49-080179086 T: +385 49 466 995 F: +385 49 466 995 antoma@kr.t-com.hr www.kaj7.com This is a package tour of 1-5 days. The programme of activities for a five-day package covers the following: days 1-3. Lobor - Donja Stubica; days 4-5. Zabok. The package is available from 1 March to 30 September for groups of 2 to 25 people. Accommodation is provided in a 3* pension in Zabok, and in 4* pensions in Marija Bistrica, Donja Subica or Stubičke Toplice, while transport can be one’s own or by bus organized by us. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English and German, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


Sailing With the Clouds balloon flight and a surprise gift for the most courageous guests in the balloon; ride along an organized track, savouring local cuisine, cycling and walks; taking part in karaoke in Japanese with licensed entertainers

At dawn and at dusk, when the air currents are at their most favourable, and Zagorje is at its most beautiful, you can see its beauty and charm from a balloon taking you for a panoramic flight. Abandon yourself to the excitement as the balloonist whisks you away for an adventure which begins in Zabok or alternatively at Vuglec breg. And while you are slowly rising to the height of a bird’s eye view, a team of experts will keep you safe and make sure you have a memorable experience. Fly across the skies, with the clouds, watch the hills and settlements beneath you as they grow ever smaller. Feel the wind ferrying you along the calm paths of the sky. And later on, complete the pleasure of seeing the amazing creations of nature from up high while watching riders on horseback in harmony with nature, following the rhythm of this noble animal. Having enjoyed greenery and life from different angles, round off the experience in good company with fun and laughter, and karaoke. Become closer to your inner self and nature as the newly discovered friend of the skies. Travel agency Antoma d.o.o. Art turizam Trg slobode 1, Zlatar HR-AB-49-080179086 T: +385 49 466 995 F: +385 49 466 995 antoma@kr.t-com.hr www.kaj7.com

This is a package tour of 1-5 days. The programme of activities for a five-day package covers the following: days 1-5. activities at Vuglec breg. The package is available from 1 March to 31 October for groups of 2 to 25 people. Accommodation is provided in a 3* pension in Škaričevo, and in 3* or 4* hotels in Krapinske Toplice or Thermae Tuhelj, while transport can be one’s own or by bus organized by us. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English and German, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


Calm Waters of the Green Diamond kayaking along the calm waters of the Krapinica River - from Špičkovina to Luka; a gastro-adventure in the Ribič restaurant in Žeinci famous for its huge escalope Zagreb style; discovering Zagorje from the river

Wandering between the peaceful hills and lovely settlements of Zagorje, caressing its verdant landscapes with its course, is the River Krapinica. Experience Zagorje from its waters, or rather take a kayak ride from Špičkovina to Žeinci and on towards Zabok down the calm waters of the Krapinica, enabling you to see the natural beauties of the area in a completely different way. So sail among the green hills, let the river carry you while at the same time you plunge the oars into its waters to the rhythm of a song. Become a part of the Zagorje Navy and enjoy a carefree voyage on calm waters while admiring nature around you. The relaxing greenery around you will revitalize your spirit and fire up your imagination. And just like Harrison Ford, have yourself the adventure of a lifetime and go hunting for the green diamond - for that is precisely what Hrvatsko zagorje is, the most beautiful green diamond.

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Travel agency Antoma d.o.o. Art turizam Trg slobode 1, Zlatar HR-AB-49-080179086 T: +385 49 466 995 F: +385 49 466 995 antoma@kr.t-com.hr www.kaj7.com

This is a package tour of 1-5 days. The programme of activities for a five-day package covers the following: days 1- 5. kayaking along the River Krapinica. The package is available from 1 March to 31 October for groups of 2 to 25 people. Accommodation is provided in a 3* pension in Zabok or Oroslavje, and in 3* or 4* hotels in Marija Bistrica, Donja Stubica or Stubičke Toplice, while transport can be one’s own or by bus organized by us. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English and German, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


Nature’s Beauty From Another Angle balloon flight over Zagorje, a surprise gift awaits the bravest guest; trip along the River Krapinica in rubber dinghies from Špičkovina to Luka; savouring the local cuisine of Vuglec breg combined with cycling and walks

Once you find yourself in Hrvatsko zagorje, among the wonderfully green hills and picturesque settlements nestling between them, it is difficult to imagine that such beauty can be rivalled. But that is precisely what we offer you - a different view which is sure to take your breath away. Enjoying the bird’s eye view of Zagorje while flying over it in a balloon, carried along by the air currents, in the company of experts whose job is to ensure your safety, is an experience of quite a special dimension. No less delightful is the kayaking on the calm waters of the River Krapinica, the course of which runs through the very heart of nature. So take this opportunity and relax, allow yourself to relax amidst lush greenery, abandon yourself to the air and river currents of the enchanting Zagorje, and after this adventure you will see the world with different eyes.

This is a package tour of 2-5 days. The programme of activities for a 5-day package covers the following: days 1-2. Vuglec breg; day 3. Žeinci - Oroslavje; day 4. Gornja Stubica; day 5. Marija Bistrica. The package is available from 1 March to 31 October for groups of 2 to 80 people. Accommodation is provided in a 3* pensions in Zabok or Oroslavje, and in 3* or 4* hotels in Marija Bistrica, Donja Stubica or Stubičke Toplice, while transport can be one’s own or by bus organized by us. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English and German, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.

Travel agency Antoma d.o.o. Art turizam Trg slobode 1, Zlatar HR-AB-49-080179086 T: +385 49 466 995 F: +385 49 466 995 antoma@kr.t-com.hr www.kaj7.com


Across Plešivica on the Wings of Pegasus riding tours through lovely landscapes on horseback; an excursion to the world famous Plitvice Lakes National Park; feasting on dishes and wines of the Plešivica area

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Spread across the sun soaked amphitheatric slopes of the hills of Plešivica is a veritable haven of Riesling, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and the indigenous variety of Portugieser. But this enchanting region of hilly landscape, forests and endless vineyards is also a perfect venue for our exciting riding programmes. Become one with nature on the back of the most noble of animals, experience the sense of freedom and unpredictability of both. And then, when your hunger for open spaces has been somewhat satisfied, there are places waiting where you can satisfy a different kind of appetite with delicious home cooked food to be washed down with a variety of fine wines. There are other places which offer an insight into the historic sites this region is full of, and which stir up the imagination. One of those is the 17th century Erdödy Castle. Our programmes, which are specially tailored to your requirements, will enable you to enjoy to the full the beautiful landscapes, the ethno culture and all its aspects, as well as all that the local gastronomy and oenology have to offer.

Travel agency IBUS d.o.o. Kranjčevićeva 29, Zagreb HR-AB-01-080247786 T: +385 1 3694 333 F: +385 1 3648 631 ibus@ibus.hr www.ibus.hr

This is a package tour of 1-8 days. The programme of activities for an eight-day package covers the following: days 1-3. Jaska; day 4. Krašić; day 5. Plitvice Lakes National Park; day 6. Jaska; day 7. Hills of Plešivica; day 8. Jaska. The package is available all year round for groups of 2 to 20 people. Accommodation is provided in a 3* family pension in Jaska. Transport by bus as per the programme can be organised by us. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English and German, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


The Secrets of Papuk and Višnjica Deep in the Slavonian forest, surrounded by the peacefulness of one-hundred-year old beeches, on the northern slopes of Papuk, we find one of the most beautiful mountain valleys named Jankovac. Rich with cold-water clear streams, this untouched tranquil setting of greenness conceals the beautiful lakes of the Jankovačka jezera and a water spring, Jankovački potok surrounded by calcareous sinter-makers, a phenomenon of carst areas. The expert tour guide reveals the secrets of nature of the area leading you to discover two caves. One, considered being the very last resting place of Count Janković, nobleman and nature-lover who built a hunting castle here. Another cave was once the hiding-place of Maksim Bojanić, the famous Slavonian bandit. After taking pleasure in peace and nature, recharge your batteries at the tourist estate Pustara Višnjica where you can learn about growing sweet potatoes and admire a stud farm of Arabian horses.

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sightseeing at Papuk Nature Park and a visit to the lakes; visit the caves with an expert guide; visit the tourist estate Pustara Višnjica with sightseeing at a stud farm of Arabian horses and an educational lecture about growing sweet potatoes

Tourist packages can range from one to three days. The activity programme for a three-day package includes: day 1-3. activities in the area of Papuk Nature Park - Višnjica. Packages are available throughout the year for groups from 2 to 40 people. Accommodation is provided in households and at hotels of various categories, while transport is possible with your own vehicle or as part of our organisation, by coach. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English, German, French and Italian, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.

Travel agency Astralis travel d.o.o. Starčevićeva 4 Slavonski Brod HR-AB-35-050038093 T: +385 35 404 330 F: +385 35 410 892 astralis@astralis.hr www.astralis.hr


Floating Adventures on the Sava River learning about rafting and the history and tradition of this activity in Croatia; rafting on the Sava River, rowing techniques and boat steering; hiking on Žumberak and Samobor Mount Nature Park

If you want to feel like the famous adventure hero Huckleberry Finn by rafting on the river and enjoying the light breeze, this unusual and unforgettable adventure is made just for you! Discover nature in the very heart of Croatia in Zagreb city, relax within its peaceful greenness listening to the precious sounds of the flowing water. The river Sava has a long and vivid floating tradition which you will experience in a small Samobor settlement. It offers one of the rare existing floats that connects Samobor and Zaprešić. Raft all the way to Podsused where the inviting flavours of delicious home-made specialities await. Apart from the water adventure on the Sava River, your adventurous spirit can be enticed by biking or hiking in Žumberak-Samobor Mount Nature Park and its surroundings, canoeing and kayaking on the Mreznica and Odra Rivers and visiting Plitvice Lakes National Park. Join us in this perfect combination of activity, nature, culture and tradition.

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Travel agency Huck Finn d.o.o. Grada Vukovara 271, Zagreb HR-AB-01-080017931 T: +385 1 6183 333 F: +385 1 6183 335 info@huck-finn.hr www.huck-finn.hr

Tourist packages range from one to eight days. The activity programme for an eight-day package includes: day 1. Zagreb - Samobor; day 2. Mount Samobor; day 3. Mount Žumberak; day 4. Sava; day 5. Odra; day 6. Mrežnica; day 7. Plitvice Lakes National Park; day 8. Samobor - Zagreb. Packages are available from 1st April to 30th October for groups from 4 to 50 people. Accommodation is provided at households, hostels or a 3* hotel in Samobor. Transport is possible with your own vehicle or as part of our organisation, by minibus. Professional guides are available in Croatian and English, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


Green Ring of Zagreb rafting adventure on the river Sava, canoe safari on the Odra, kayaking on the Mrežnica; biking in the surroundings of Samobor and Karlovac, hiking on Mount Samobor and Žumberak; visit of Plitvice Lakes National Park

Zagreb County, also known as the Zagreb Ring, will win you over with its rich history, tradition, culture, gastronomic offer, preserved nature and beautiful picturesque landscape. Enjoy an active holiday combining various active elements including biking, hiking, rafting and canoeing. Our base is in Samobor, a picturesque little town of unique charm perfectly positioned on the slopes of Mount Samobor, ideally located for exploring the natural beauties of the county, getting closer to the cultural and historic richness of the area. If you are searching for a mixture of nature, adventure, recreation, fun and relaxation all wrapped up with gastronomic delights on your holiday, this is the journey to remember.

Tourist packages range from five to eight days. The activity programme for an eight-day package includes: day 1. Zagreb - Samobor; day 2. Mount Samobor; day 3. Mount Žumberak; day 4. Sava River; day 5. Odra River; day 6. Mrežnica River; day 7. Plitvice Lakes National park; day 8. Samobor - Zagreb. Packages are available from 1st May to 30th September for groups from 4 to 16 people. Accommodation is provided at households, hostels, or 3* hotels in Samobor. Transport is possible with your own vehicle or as part of our organisation. Professional guides are available in Croatian and English, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.

Travel agency Huck Finn d.o.o. Grada Vukovara 271, Zagreb HR-AB-01-080017931 T: +385 1 6183 333 F: +385 1 6183 335 info@huck-finn.hr www.huck-finn.hr


Herbal Scents of Kvarner sightseeing of the islands of Pag, Rab and Lošinj and learning about various plants and herb species; hiking on Northern Velebit and Paklenica National Parks while learning about endemic plant species; a presentation of the world’s rare healing plant species

The miraculous world of herbs, existing silently and discreetly concealing many powers. The Plant world of the islands of Pag, Rab and Lošinj, the National Parks of Paklenica and Northern Velebit are rich with natural herbs featuring many endemic plant species. A unique and unusual touch of the sea and mountain offers a spectacular view over the Adriatic Sea and the islands, discovering a magical combination of colour, scents and flavours. As you stroll through this oasis of nature, learn about various plant species and their benefits to human health. Enjoy this lush vegetation and its scents as well as impressive panoramic views of these areas. Take a break from everyday life enjoying the clean air and breathe deeply as you gently stroll the roads of health coming across a few new surprises along the way while befriending nature and its most beautiful creations.

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Travel agency Sunturist d.o.o. Kranjčevićeva bb, Novalja HR-AB-53-0659517 T: +385 53 661 211 F: +385 53 661 611 sunturist@gs.t-com.hr www.sunturist.com

Tourist packages range from three to seven days. The activity programme for a seven-day package includes: day 1-2. Pag; day 3. Rab; day 4. Paklenica National Park; day 5. Northern Velebit National Park; day 6. Lošinj; day 7. Pag. Packages are available from 15th March to 15th June and from 15th September to 15th November for groups from 8 to 50 people. Accommodation is provided at households with apartments and pensions (3* or 4*) and at 3*or 4* hotels on Pag Island. Transport is possible with your own vehicle or as part of our organisation, by coach or shuttle and boat. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English, German and Italian. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


Walking on Clouds trekking through some of the most beautiful parts of Croatia with glorious panoramas and vistas of the sea and the islands; exploration of national parks of Plitvice lakes, Paklenica and Northern Velebit, as well as the Velebit Nature Park; tour of the island of Ugljan

A walk in the open air is one of the best ways of rest, relaxation and re-energizing. Amidst the diversity of beautiful natural surroundings of Croatia come and explore its best mountaineering destinations. A walking tour across the mythical mountain of Velebit, or to be specific, through the Northern Velebit National Park, offers breathtaking and yet soothing sweeping views of the mountain and of the islands scattered around the blue sea. Accompanied by the rumble and tumble of the waterfalls, walk around the Plitvice Lakes National Park which delights with the immense wealth of its greenery - and is a sharp contrast to the Paklenica National Park whose canyons and sheer cliffs are a real challenge for even the experienced hikers. The geo-morphological reserve and the rich and diverse flora and fauna of the Velebit Nature Park captivate one’s attention to the full, while the serene oasis of the island of Ugljan offers yet another walking haven where, surrounded by the sea, you will again become one with nature.

This is a 5-7 day package. The all-inclusive programme of activities for a seven-day package covers the following: day 1. Kvarner; day 2. Velebit Nature park; day 3. Plitvice lakes; day 4. Paklenica Nature park; day 5. Velebit Nature park; day 6. Ugljan; day 7. Kvarner. The package is available from 1 May to 30 September for groups of 4 to 14 people. Accommodation is provided in 3* and in hotels of different categories. Transport can be one’s own or by a minibus organized by us. Professional guides are available in Croatian and English, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.

Travel agency Martin d.o.o. Adria Velebitica Brušane bb, Gospić HR-AB-53-020013016 T: +385 53 57 33 33 F: +385 53 57 33 33 info@adria-velebitica.com www.adria-velebitica.com


Lush Adventures in Croatia trekking through the Northern Velebit National Park and exploration of the caves of Velebit; kayaking in the Velebit channel; tour of the Plitvice Lakes National Park and a canoe safari on the River Zrmanja

For all who love nature and are of an adventurous spirit Croatia is the promised land - combine the activities on land and sea and see and explore some of its most beautiful parts. The adventures begin on Velebit, the most formidable and most glorious of the Croatian mountains, with trekking through the Northern Velebit National Park and an exploratory visit to the Modrič cave. A real adrenalin rush is the sea kayaking in search of the nooks and crannies of the island of Rab and swimming in the clear waters of the Adriatic. Discover the waterfalls of Plitvice Lakes National Park, rated as one of the most beautiful natural sites of Europe, while a canoe ride through the canyon of the River Zrmanja, the beauty-river of Croatia, will round off this enchanting adventure amidst the splendour of lush greenery.

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Travel agency Martin d.o.o. Adria Velebitica Brušane bb, Gospić HR-AB-53-020013016 T: +385 53 57 33 33 F: +385 53 57 33 33 info@adria-velebitica.com www.adria-velebitica.com This is a 5-7 day package. The programme of activities for a seven-day package covers the following: days 1-4. Kvarner; day 5. Plitvice lakes; day 6. the River Zrmanja; day 7. Kvarner. The package is available from 1 May to 30 September for groups of 4 to 14 people. Transport can be one’s own or by a minibus organized by us. Accommodation is provided in 3* apartments and in hotels of different categories. Professional guides are available in Croatian and English, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


Croatian Dreams of Seas, Rivers and Mountains exploration of the Modrič cave, trekking across Velebit and a visit to the Northern Velebit National Park; visit to the Plitvice lakes National Park; jeep safari through the Velebit Nature Park; kayak ride down the canyon of the Zrmanja

Nature is undoubtedly the greatest of artists and her creations are unsurpassable. Her works are spread through every corner of the world, and some of the most beautiful ones can be found in Croatia. See and enjoy some of those parts by engaging in activities on land and sea. One such site is the Modrič cave, believed to be among the most attractive in the Mediterranean - the complexity and variety of stalagmites and stalactites in its interior is amazing. Rightfully holding a proud place among the most lovely natural sites of Europe is the Plitvice lakes National Park. And a walk through it with no other sound but the hum and rumble of its waterfalls and relaxing noises of natural life around you is a soothing balm for one’s soul. Feel the salt on your skin after a swim in the clean waters of the Adriatic, taste the excitement of a jeep photo-safari as you capture the special features of Velebit, cap all those adventures, be a daredevil and take a kayak ride down the Zrmanja canyon and complete this wondrous dream of nature.

This is a 5-7 day package. The all-inclusive programme of activities for a seven-day package covers the following: day 1. Kvarner; day 2. Velebit; day 3. Plitvice lakes National park; day 4. Kvarner; day 5. Velebit Nature Park; day 6. the River Zrmanja; day 7. Kvarner. The package is available from 1 May to 30 September for groups of 4 to 14 people. Accommodation is provided in 3* apartments and in hotels of different categories. Transport can be one’s own or by a minibus organized by us. Professional guides are available in Croatian and English, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.

Travel agency Martin d.o.o. Adria Velebitica Brušane bb, Gospić HR-AB-53-020013016 T: +385 53 57 33 33 F: +385 53 57 33 33 info@adria-velebitica.com www.adria-velebitica.com


From Olive Trees in Lun to Robinja in Pag sightseeing of Pag and meeting the lace-makers of the island; sheep-tending and snail-picking, strolling through thousand-year old olive-groves and birdwatching in the ornithological reserve; visit the cheese plant in Kolan and taste the famous Pag Cheese

The Croatian island with the most indented coastline is not only proud of its diversity but also its variety of cultural, natural and additional wealth which are always ready to delight visitors. Once a fortified town, Pag was built on its current location in the 15th century based on the plans of Juraj Dalmatinac. Some of its main features include the palace of a former rector’s court and a monument to Bartol Kašić, father of Croatian grammar. To reveal the tradition of the island, meet the lace-makers of Pag whose craft is on the UNESCO’s Non-material Cultural Heritage List, ornamenting many Croatian homes. Visit the cheese plant in Kolan, learn about the tradition of cheese-production through tasting of the famous Pag Cheese, and by strolling among the olive-groves in Lun you will enjoy the beauty of the thousand-year old olive trees. For a complete experience of Pag, make an attempt to tend after the sheep with local shepherds and pick snails or sage and go fishing. Relax while doing some birdwatching in the Veliko blato ornithological reserve and take advantage of the complete Pag experience.

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Travel agency Petros d.o.o. B. Adžije 34, Zagreb HR-AB-01-080346301 T: +385 1 3646 600 F: +385 1 3646 465 petros@petros.hr www.petros.hr

Tourist packages range from two to four days. The activity programme for a four-day package includes: day 1. Pag - Novalja; day 2. Island Kolan - Novalja; day 3. Pag Triangle - Lun; day 4. Novalja. Packages are available throughout the year for groups from 2 to 45 people. Accommodation is provided at 3* apartments and 3* hotels. Transport is possible with your own vehicle or as part of our organisation, by coach. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English, German, French and Italian and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


Control of the seas and the sea routes has always been of vital importance for the people living along the shores and on the islands. Sea routes provided links with the world and were the channels for the exchange of goods and knowledge. However, the ships that made it all possible were often targeted by pirates. You can now sail the pirates’ routes through the Adriatic, and see Dalmatia in a different way. Tour the Tureta fortress on the island of Kornat - once an important point of defence against pirat attacks - and pay a visit to Šibenik which is believed to have grown out of a pirates’ nest used by early Croats. Next, sail to Vis and Hvar, islands whose history has been shaped to a degree by smugglers and pirates, and take a walk around Vrboska and Jelsa which have often been the targets of their attacks. Enjoy a trip to Omiš, the veritable capital of pirates, which will give you an idea of how life used to be and witness the Pirates’ Night – an event which is being organized regularly.

HTZ, D. Fabijanić

sailing through the Adriatic along the pirates’ routes; tour of the Tureta fortress on the island of Kornat, visits to Vis, Hvar and Brač - islands in whose history pirates have played an important role; enyjong local wines and food

HTZ, M. Babić

On the Trail of Pirates in Dalmatia

This is a package tour which takes 8 days. The programme of activities for an eight-day package covers the following: days 1-8. cruising through the waters of the Adriatic. The package is available from 1 May to 31 October for groups of 2 to 40 people. Accommodation is provided in double bedrooms, while the transfer to the point of embarkation and from the point of disembarkation can be one’s own or it can be organized by us. Professional guides are available in Croatian and English, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.

Travel agency More Mandić d.o.o. Secret Dalmatia Turanj 426, Sv. Filip Jakov HR-AB-23-060133552 T: +385 91 5671 604 F: +385 91 5671 604 info@secretdalmatia.com www.tours-in-croatia.com


Krka River Rafting rowing techniques and boat steering; rafting down the river surrounded with lush vegetation while observing plant and animal life; a visit to Knin and its fortress

The River Krka, karst beauty of Croatia, from its spring to the mouth on some 75 kilometres has created several of the most significant hydrological and geo-morphological phenomena on the planet. Beginning at the eastern edge of the Knin fields, it enters into the canyon made of seven travertine waterfalls and a few lakes which, in a setting of semi-desert stone landscape of limestone plateau, seems miraculous and unreal. Part Krka’s flow and the area around it have rightfully been proclaimed as a national park. Its upper section near Knin, downstream from the Butišnica River mouth to the bridge at Brljan is also a part of the national park. Organized group visits are possible only by boat. An extremely pleasant experience, easy rafting, full of the excitement of revealing unspoiled nature and the bird world. The water- rich Butišnica River, flowing from Bosnia, leads into Krka enabling a wonderful river journey in the summertime as well as enjoying the almost unbelievable beauties of nature.

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Travel agency Huck Finn d.o.o. Grada Vukovara 271 Zagreb HR-AB-01-080017931 T: +385 1 6183 333 F: +385 1 6183 335 info@huck-finn.hr www.huck-finn.hr

Tourist packages range from one to eight days. The activity programme for an eight-day package includes: day 1. Skradin; day 2. National Park Krka; day 3. Prokljansko lake; day 4. Zrmanja; day 5. National Park Krka; day 6. Cetina; day 7-8. Skradin. Packages are available from 1st May to 30th September for groups from 2 to 50 people. Accommodation is provided at the 3* rooms, 3* apartments or a 3* hotel in Skradin. Transport is possible with your own vehicle or as part of our organisation. Professional guides are available in Croatian and English, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


Family Beneath the Billowing Sails cruising thorugh Dalmatian waters, visit to the islands of Šolta, Hvar, Vis, Biševo and Korčula; off road adventure through the interior of Hvar; tours and isle seeing of the Krka National Park, Blue Cave on Biševo and Dubrovnik

Should you be longing for peace and relaxation away from it all, a leisurely sailing trip through the Adriatic Sea, interrupted only by visits to some of the most beautiful Croatian islands, this is exactly what you need. Following a visit to the small island of Šolta not far from Split, the winds beneath the billowing sails are going to take you all the way to Skradin and on towards the Krka National Park. Its beautiful waterfalls, the sounds of water, the green peace of its lush vegetation are simply designed to sooth one’s soul, but at the same time energize one’s body. The next stop is Hvar - the sunniest of our island - and having completed and off road adventure though its interior and soaked up plenty of sunshine, your batteries will be fully recharged with delectable local food and wines. Dinner served in an olive grove in Stari Grad, facing the UNESCO protected ager publicus fields, the layout of which dates back to the Antiquity, will round off the day. A visit to Vis would not be complete without a tour of the military facilities of the former Yugoslav National Army, and the isle of Biševo and its Blue cave will take your thoughts away from all things military and to the wonders of nature. This adventure, which comes to an end with a tour of Korčula and the world renowned Dubrovnik, will surely make you fall in love with Dalmatia.

This is a package tour which takes 8 days. The programme of activities for an eight-day package covers the following: days 1-8. cruising through the waters of Dalmatia. The package is available from 1 May to 31 October for groups of 2 to 40 people. Accommodation is provided in double-bedded cabins, while the transfer to the point of embarkation and from the point of disembarkation can be one’s own or it can be organized by us. Professional guides are available in Croatian and English, upon request in other languages. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.

Travel agency More Mandić d.o.o. Secret Dalmatia Turanj 426, Sv. Filip Jakov HR-AB-23-060133552 T: +385 91 5671 604 F: +385 91 5671 604 info@secretdalmatia.com www.tours-in-croatia.com


Better Life in Perfect Harmony finding spiritual peace and revitalization in Marija Bistrica, the best known and most popular national sanctuary in Croatia; change of diet adjusted to individual tastes; time spent in natural surrounding and relaxation in the spa

Do you feel you have somehow lost your way in the hubbub of daily life? Do you wish to rediscover yourself and the sense of life? Then do something for yourself and join us on a journey which will help you find that lost balance of body and soul. Amidst the mellow and serene beauty of Hrvatsko zagorje rejoice in the spiritual revival that Marija Bistrica - the best known sanctuary - brings to all who come. Give yourself time to find spiritual peace, and take the advantage of change in the natural environment, way of life and food diet offered by this programme to revitalize yourself, improve the overall quality of your life, prepare for new challenges, become a happier and more content person which will also make your dearest and nearest happier.

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Travel agency Marbis d.o.o. Taraščice 15, Koprivnica HR–AB-48-010010842 T: +385 48 240 520 F: +385 48 626 670 marbis@marbis.hr www.marbis.hr

This is a package tour of 3-5 days. The programme of activities for a five-day package covers the following: day 1. Sv. Martin; day 2. Marija Bistrica - Varaždin; day 3. Ludbreg; day 4. Međimurje; day 5. Sv. Martin. The package is available the year round for groups of 2 to 40 people. Accommodation is provided in 3* or 4* hotels, or in 3* and 4* apartments in Sv. Martin. Transport as per the programme can be one’s own or by bus or mini bus organized by us. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English and German, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


The Paths of Sacral Treasures of Croatia visits to the best known sanctuaries, churches and pilgrimage sites in Croatia; discovering the wealth and variety of its beautiful nature and the cultural and historical heritage; taking part in the celebrations of the Eucharist

Rich history, large number of churches and monasteries in relation to a relatively small number of inhabitants, beautiful chants and songs dedicated to the Virgin Mary, Jesus and faith as such tell us that all - be they pilgrims, travellers or simply curious, can gain a rather nice experience of the Catholic faith. No person can remain indifferent surrounded by such wealth, it can only enrich and make us better at all the levels of our existence. The works of art inspired by faith in Our Lord will surely delight, while its strength can best be felt by attending the services. Join us on this journey and immerse yourself into the warmth and serenity of the most popular Croatian holy places, see the beauty of our nature and learn about the cultural and historical heritage of Croatia.

This is a package tour of 1-8 days. The programme of activities for an eight-day package covers the following: day 1. Zagreb - Hrvatsko zagorje; day 2. Marija Bistrica - Lobor - Trški vrh; day 3. Ludbreg - Molve; day 4. Aljmaš - Osijek - Đakovo - Pleternica - Kutina; day 5. Kutina - Krašić - Bjelolasica; day 6. Rijeka - Krasno - Sinj; day 7. Sinj - Solin - Makarska – Vepric - Split; day 8. Karlovac - Zagreb. The package is available the year round for groups of 2 to 40 people. Accommodation is provided in 3* or 4* hotels. Transport as per the programme can be one’s own or by bus or mini bus organized by us. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English and German, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.

Travel agency Marbis d.o.o. Taraščice 15, Koprivnica HR–AB-48-010010842 T: +385 48 240 520 F: +385 48 626 670 marbis@marbis.hr www.marbis.hr


In the Light of the Assumption of Our Lady visit to the pilgrimage site of Marija Bistrica and a number of cathedrals, among others in Zagreb, Varaždin, Osor and Krk; introduction to the cultural and sacral heritage of Croatia: tour of the sites included in the UNESCO list of world heritage

Travel agency Uniline d.o.o. S. Dobrića 16, Pula HR-AB-52-040046499 T: +385 52 390 039 F: +385 52 215 036 dmc@uniline.hr www.uniline.hr

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Get an insight into the sacral heritage of Croatia through the image and deeds of the woman of all women - Mother of God, Holy Mary. Can there be a better place to start this spiritual journey than the Zagreb Cathedral, the spiritual centre of the Croatian people. Setting out from this masterpiece of neo-Gothic architecture, our path leads to the Marija Bistrica, a place of pilgrimage famous for its miraculous statue of Our Lady known as the Black Madonna. Located close to the church, a basilica, is the hill of Calvary with the Stations of the Cross marked by works of the renowned Croatian sculptors. Our path of the Assumption of Our Lady also takes us to Euphrasius’ basilica in Poreč - one of the best preserved monuments of the early Byzantine art in the Mediterranean. The magnificent mosaics depicting sacral scenes cannot fail to fascinate all those who visit this ancient place of spiritual peace which has been entered into the UNESCO list of world heritage in 1997, and which delights with its beauty.

This is a package tour of 2-4 days. The programme of activities for 4 day package covers the following: day 1. Zagreb - Jastrebarsko; day 2. Varaždin - Marija Bistrica - Kloštar Ivanić; day 3. Rijeka - Krk - Osor; day 4. Poreč - Pula. The package is available the year round for groups of 2-40 persons. Accommodation is provided in a 3* hotel in Zagreb, a 3* hotel in Varaždin and in a 3* hotel in Pula or Medulin, while transport can be one’s own or organized by us. Professional guides are available in Croatian and English, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


The Mystery of the Faith of the Great Women of Christendom Their impact, unquestionably great, remains strong to this day. The record, legends and stories about them inspire not only Christians but also members of other denominations across the world. We shall tell you about the Blessed Virgin Mary, among Croats also known as the most faithful advocate of Croats and the Queen of Croats, about St. Anne - the symbol of motherhood whose help is sought by both mothers and those who cannot have children, as well as by perspective couples seeking her blessing for their marriage. Discover why five centuries later many people are still being inspired by the deeds of St. Theresa of Avila - mystic, writer and reformer of the Carmelite ordere. Finally, take a look into the world of the Mummies of Vodnjan and learn why scientists regard them as a phenomenon. This is the journey where the flame of love and compassion characteristic of the great women of Christendom will certainly light a warm fire in your heart too.

G.Čebelić, I. Zirojević

introduction to the cultural, historic, sacral and theological heritage of Craotia; learning about Christianity and the influence of women upon this denomination; meeting local culture and customs and enjoying the indigenous local cuisine

This is a package tour of 1-3 days. The programme of activities for three-day package covers the following: day 1. Samobor - Sv. Jana - Zagreb - Velika Mlaka; day 2. Požega - Nova Gradiška - Sisačka Sela; day 3. Kastav - Rovinj - Batvači - Vodnjan. The package is available the year round for groups of 2-40 persons. Accommodation is provided in 2*, 3* or 4* hotels, while transport can be one’s own or organized by us. Professional guides are available in Croatian and English, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.

Travel agency Uniline d.o.o. S. Dobrića 16, Pula HR-AB-52-040046499 T: +385 52 390 039 F: +385 52 215 036 dmc@uniline.hr www.uniline.hr


Heavenly Paths of Slavonia and Srijem tour of the cathedrals in Đakovo and Osijek, walk along the Aljmaš Path of the Cross, Kopački rit, demonstration of the making of pottery and tour of the ethno village; tasting of wine and brandy, of pekmez, home baked crescent rolls and other delicacies 238

Numerous shrines and churches of Slavonia and Srijem speak of a long tradition of faith in these parts. From a cathedral to the smallest of churches, from Đakovo to Ilača - the stories about St. Bonus, the legends about St. John of Capistrano and the Aljmaš Calvary will take you to the world of spiritual wealth. The beauty of nature around you enhances the experience still further. The stories and legends start in Đakovo, the heart of Slavonia which boasts a magnificent cathedral built by Bishop Strossmayer, but it also takes great pride in its Lippizaner horses that the town is renown for far and wide. A boat ride through Kopački rit and a visit to the ethno village of Karanac will occupy your imagination for a long time. Feel the spirit of turbulent past of Osijek in its Tvrđa and peace in the shrine of Our Lady of Sanctuary in Aljmaš. Walk the Path of the Cross and it will renew your strength and fortify your spirit, as will the evening mass in the Vukovar church of St.Philip and Jacob. At the end of the journey, which takes us across the villages of Srijem, and during which we are given demonstrations and tasting of the making of home made preserve (pekmez), we come to Ilača - the sanctuary of Our Lady upon Water. Again we revive our spirit - because Ilača is to Srijem what Lourdes is to France.

Travel agency Danubiumtours Ulica dr. F. Tuđmana 19 Vukovar HR-AB-32-16010001977 T: +385 32 445 455 F: +385 32 444 457 info@danubiumtours.hr www.danubiumtours.hr This is a package tour of 1-3 days. The programme of activities for a three-day package covers the following: day 1. Đakovo - Osijek; day 2. Aljmaš - Vukovar; day 3. Ilok - Ilača. The package is available the year round for groups of 2 to 50 people. Accommodation is provided in the 3* and 4* hotels in Osijek, Ilok and Vukovar. Transport can be one’s own or by micro or minibus organized by us. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English and German, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


Paths of the Parish Fête Churches of Hrvatsko zagorje visits to the Church of Our Lady of the Mount in Lobor, and the Shrine of Our Lady of Bistrica; visit to the Church of Our Lady of Jerusalem on Trški vrh above Krapina; tour Vinagora and the Baroque Parish Church of Virgin Mary of Pilgrimage

The relationship between the people of Zagorje and God has forever been a very special one. They are devout people, indeed – as the well-known theologian Adalbert Rebić said, in the course of the year they measure the rhythm of life according to pilgrimages. He believes that the history of the Marionic shrines and churches leaves one with the impression that Zagorje is a kind of Galilee. Numerous votive and fête churches dedicated to the miraculous Madonnas have been built throughout Hrvatsko zagorje in the course of the 18th century, and Mother of God is regarded as the patron saint of this green region. Feel this special bond, walk the pilgrim path to Lobor, visit the shrine of Our Lady of the Snow on the hills known as Gora (the Mount), which has for years been a pilgrimage site, but also a locality of ongoing archaeological excavations. Go and see the Church of Our Lady of Jerusalem on Trški vrh which rises above Krapina, and Marija Bistrica - the best known and the most popular Shrine of Our Lady in Croatia. Surrounded by enchanting hills let the peace and devoutness of this lovely gentle land permeate your inner being. Travel agency Antoma d.o.o. Art turizam Trg slobode 1, Zlatar HR-AB-49-080179086 T: +385 49 466 995 F: +385 49 466 995 antoma@kr.t-com.hr www.kaj7.com

This is a package tour of 1-5 days. The programme of activities for a five-day package covers the following: days 1-5. activities in the area of Lobor, Marija Bistrica, Krapina and Vinagora. The package is available from 1 March to 30 September for groups of 2 to 80 people. Accommodation is provided in a 3* pensions in Zabok or Oroslavje and in 3* or 4* hotels in Marija Bistrica, Donja Stubica or Stubičke Toplice, while transport can be one’s own or by bus organized by us. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English and German, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


The Footsteps of Blessed Alojzije Stepinac visit Krašić birthplace of the Blessed Alojzije Stepinac; visit the original sites of a Fossil volcano and where the achat stone was discovered in Lepoglava; visit Marian Sanctuary in Marija Bistrica - pilgrims Church of St Mary of Bistrica and the Way of the Cross

Only 50 kilometres away from Zagreb is the town of Krašić, birth-place of Cardinal Alojzije Stepinac who was blessed by Pope John Paul II, on 3 October 1998 in Marija Bistrica. In this picturesque little town visit the parish church of the Holy Trinity and the parish house where Cardinal Alojzije Stepinac spent the final years of his life. Find out more about his fascinating life story from banishment to Lepoglava, where he was taken to a penitentiary to serve life imprisonment. When in Lepoglava, be sure to take a tour of the fossil volcano and the place where the achat semi-precious stone was discovered, used in the Stone Age to make tools. Return to religious issues by visiting the Marian Sanctuary of Marija Bistrica and visit Zagreb Cathedral which became the final resting place of this great spiritual Croat.

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Travel agency Petros d.o.o. B. Adžije 34, Zagreb HR-AB-01-080346301 T: +385 1 3646 600 F: +385 1 3646 465 petros@petros.hr www.petros.hr

Tourist packages range from one to two days. The activity programme for a three-day package includes: day 1. Zagreb - Krašić - Lepoglava - Stubičke Toplice; day 2. Stubičke Toplice - Marija Bistrica - Zagreb. Packages are available throughout the year for groups from 2 to 45 people. Accommodation is provided at 3* hotels in Stubičke Toplice. Transport is possible with your own vehicle or as part of our organisation, by coach. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English, German, French and Italian and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


Believe While in Zagorje visiting churches in Hrvatsko Zagorje, visit Marija Bistrica and Lobor; sightseeing at the Žitnica Museum and a visit to Krapina Neanderthal Museum; wine-tasting and a welcome gift for every visitor

During the long history of Christianity in Zagorje region, many votive churches were built, which pay homage to today’s valuable monuments of cultural and historical heritage. Absorbing the spiritual energy in time of the pilgrimage on the Day of Assumption is an experience that thousands of pilgrims attend for decades in Marija Bistrica, the largest Marian sanctuary in this part of Croatia. Praise must be given to the many churches that ornament the vast hills of Zagorje, contributing to the richness of the tourist offer for many modern travellers and explorers of cultural and religious heritage. Visit renowned little churches of Zagorje hills, an area where Mother of God is considered to be the protector and whom many of the churches are devoted to. By visiting the museums, get to know the rich culture and tradition, and while you enjoy this tame and genuine location, experience the abundance of peace and tranquillity of this holy and hilly area.

Travel agency Huck Finn d.o.o. Grada Vukovara 271 Zagreb HR-AB-01-080017931 T: +385 1 6183 333 F: +385 1 6183 335 info@huck-finn.hr www.huck-finn.hr Tourist packages last for two days. The activity programme for a two-day package would include: day 1. Krapina - Trški Vrh; day 2. Marija Bistrica - Lobor. Packages are available throughout the year for groups from 2 to 55 people. Accommodation is provided at rural households or at 4* hotels in Marija Bistrica. Transport is possible with your own vehicle or as part of our organisation, by minibus or bus. Professional guides are available in Croatian and English, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


Kosher Travels Through Jewish History religious ceremonies in the Jewish community with kosher meals; visit elementary school OĹ  Lauder-Hugo Kon founded by the Jewish religious community; visit the Dubrovnik Synagogue, one of the best-preserved monuments of the global Sephardic Culture 242

Travel agency Globtour Event d.o.o. Preradovićeva 14, Zagreb HR-AB-01-080238927 T: +385 1 4881 100 F: +385 1 4881 119 info@globtour.hr www.globtour.hr

Croatia is a country with a rich history and the Jewish community has had a significant influence whose members were present in these parts since ancient times. Take a stroll through the history of Zagreb with a tour guide - from the 11th century when the town was founded, to the 14th century when the first Jews came to Zagreb, over the golden years of the 19th century and first years of the 20th century known for the rapid development of the town. Visit Mirogoj, one of the loveliest European cemetery-parks and the Jasenovac memorial centre, the largest concentration camp in Croatia during World War 2. The early presence of Jewish people in Split is evident by the menora motifs featured at the Diocletian Palace as well as the remains of a Jewish cemetery from the 3rd century and the Dubrovnik Synagogue which is one of the best-preserved monuments of the global Sephardic Culture. Have a kosher meal and attend religious ceremonies in the Jewish religious community and discover the rich historic and cultural Jewish heritage in Croatia.

Tourist packages can range from seven to ten days. The activity programme for a ten-day package includes: day 1-6. Zagreb; day 6-8. Split; day 8-10. Dubrovnik. Packages are available throughout the year for groups from 1 to 45 people. Accommodation is provided at four-star hotels, and transport is possible as part of our organisation, by coach and by air. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English, German, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


Pesach and Sukkot Holidays in Zagreb sightseeing in Zagreb in the context of Jewish culture and history; visit the Rijeka Synagogue, today’s seat of the Jewish community in Rijeka; visit Varaždin and Trakošćan castle, the Jewish community in Čakovec and former synagogue in Koprivnica

Become familiar with the rich Jewish cultural and historic heritage in Croatia by visiting during the period of the largest Jewish holidays, Pesach or Sukkot. Take in the sights of Zagreb, the capital of Croatia where the arrival of Jews was recorded already in the 14th century. Visit Jasenovac, the largest concentration camp in Croatia during World War 2 and make a visit to the Rijeka Synagogue of Rijeka, today’s seat of the Jewish community in Rijeka. Make your way with excursions around Croatia, getting to know rich Jewish culture. Along with the Baroque town of Varaždin, visit Trakošćan and Kumrovec, the Jewish community in Čakovec and Koprivnica which is one of a few number of towns in Croatia that have preserved an old Jewish temple. With kosher meals, restoring religious ceremonies in the community, attend a lecture on Jewish cultural heritage in a Jewish elementary school and broaden your knowledge and experience of richness of Jewish culture in Croatia.

Tourist packages can range from five to eight days. The activity programme for an eight-day package includes: day 1. Zagreb; day 2. Jasenovac; day 3. Rijeka; day 4-5. Zagreb; day 6. Varaždin - Trakošćan Kumrovec; day 7. Čakovec - Koprivnica. Packages are available during the holiday of Sukkot from 12th to 19th March 2011, Pesach holiday: 18th to 26th April 2011 and on 18th May 2011 for groups from 1 to 45 people. Accommodation is provided at four-star hotels, and transport is possible as part of our organisation, by coach. Professional guides are available in Croatian, Hebrew and English. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.

Travel agency Globtour Event d.o.o. Preradovićeva 14, Zagreb HR-AB-01-080238927 T: +385 1 4881 100 F: +385 1 4881 119 info@globtour.hr www.globtour.hr


Festival of Angels tour of Baroque Varaždin and participation in the Following the Angels programme and creative workshop; visit to the House of Honey and the Varaždinski medenjak (Varaždin honey-biscuit) bakery; visit to Ludbreg and Lepoglava; tasting of local wines and delicacies

Do you believe in angels? Do you have your very own guardian angel? And do you know that these wonderful creatures, the personification of everything that is good and guardians of human beings, have found their home in a beautiful city of enchanting Baroque architecture and just as enchanting nature? Come and visit Varaždin during its Festival of Angels and enjoy numerous attractive events such as art exhibitions and creative workshops, sales exhibitions, music and stage performances, and in all of them the central figure is an angel - the symbol of peace, love and all things good among people. The contexts of these programmes reveal why Varaždin is the city in which angels sleep, they enable you to find your angel, and ultimately, filled with joy you can create an angel, or indeed angles, and take them as a memento of the lovely city of Varaždin.

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Turistička agencija Horizont d.o.o. Aleja kralja Zvonimira 1 Varaždin HR-AB-42-070091899 T: +385 42 395 111 F: +385 42 395 112 horizont@horizont-travel.hr www.horizont-travel.hr

This is a package tour of 1-4 days. The programme of activities for a four-day package covers the following: days 1-2. Varaždin; day 3. Lepoglava; day 4. Ludbreg. The package is available from 1 October to 30 November for groups of 2 to 50 people. Accommodation is provided in private homes, 3* or 4* pensions, 3* or 4* hotels or 5* hotels in Zagreb. Transport can be one’s own or by bus organised by us. Professional guides are available in English, German, Italian, Russian, French, Lithuanian, Spanish, Polish, Hungarian and Slovene language. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


Journey Through Fairytales experience the historicaly-set spectacle Living history in the Baroque fortress of Slavonski Brod; watching the show as part of event called In the fairytale world of Ivana Brlić Mažuranić; sightseeing of a Francisscan monastery and the Church of Holy Trinity

Among green tree-tops, on the banks of the River Sava stands Slavonski Brod, a town of a fairytale fortress from the 18th century in which, through the historically-set spectacle Living history, you can sense a spirit of past times revealing more how people once lived. The art treasure of this magical town can be discovered in the Tambura Museum and the Ružić Gallery which by opening their doors will lead you into the world of art. Take a guided tour of the Franciscan monestary and the Church of Holy Trinity, one of the the most beautiful sacral monuments in Croatia. After appreciating the magical architecture within the event named In the fairytale world of Ivana Brlić Mažuranić, watch the show that will lead you deeper into the fantasy world. See the customized performance with the characters from the tale of Ivana Brlić Mažuranić on the main town square and complete your fantasy experience by exploring the villa-home of the Brlić Family, ethno-village of the Crljen family, the Milec Zoo or Ergela Kaluđer stud farm.

Tourist packages can range from one to three days. The activity programme for a three-day package includes: day 1-3. activities in the area of Slavonski Brod. Packages are available throughout the year for groups from 2 to 40 people. Accommodation is provided at 3* or 4* boarding-houses and at 3* or 4* hotels. Transport is possible with your own vehicle or as part of our organisation, by coach. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English and German, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required

Travel agency Astralis travel d.o.o. Starčevićeva 4 Slavonski Brod HR-AB-35-050038093 T: +385 35 404 330 F: +385 35 410 892 astralis@astralis.hr www.astralis.hr


Fresco with Your Own Signature in the Glagolitic Script the fresco-painting workshop of Roč; a tour of the place with the guide and a session of creative time in the workshop; artistic presentation of the production of frescoes

Be a pioneer and partake in the unique fresco workshop in Croatia! Located in the very heart of northern Istria, in a place called Roč, is the fresco-painting workshop. A stroll with an appropriately costumed tour guide is an ideal occasion to learn everything about Roč and the secrets of Istrian frescoes. The relaxed atmosphere of the workshop, aided by a drop, or two, of Biska, allow your soul to enjoy a well earned rest and let the resident artist help you create your own masterpiece - a fresco with your signature in the Glagolitic script! And which you can take with you as a memento of Roč or as a present for your dearest and nearest. Should you have the whole weekend or even a week to spare, we can organize a personalized tour and given you a chance to savour the best Istrian wines, olive oils, lavender, truffles and other delicacies of this magical peninsula.

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Travel agency Istriana travel Vrh 28, Buzet HR-AB-52-91307724 T: +385 91 541 2099 F: +385 52 667 022 istriana.travel@ri.t-com.hr www.istrianatravel.hr.

This is a package tour of 1-7 days. The programme of activities for a seven-day package covers the following: day 1. Roč; day 2. Istria; days 3-4. Roč; day 5. Roč - Hum - Kotli - Buzet; days 6-7. Roč. The package is available the year round for groups of 2 to 35 people. Accommodation is provided in 3* apartments in Roč or in 3* and 4* hotels in Buzet. Transport as per the programme Transport as per the programme can be one’s own or by mini bus organized by us. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English and German, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


At the Source of the Croatian Naïve Art discovering naïve art - its history and basic techniques; meeting renown artists; creating one’s own work of art under the supervision of an experienced teacher; touring the galleries and ateliers; going for excursions spiced up with local cuisine

Learn to see the world with different eyes. Feel the beauty, serenity and harmony of the gentle nature of Podravina which has for centuries been the inspiration to artists, and which gave rise to the concept of naïve art, a unique phenomenon of regional art. The landscape of this region in the north-western part of Croatia never fails to stir the artistic spirit in all who come here, and it is not surprising that naïve art of Podravina is the core of the Croatian naïve art as a whole. In the relatively recent past Croatia has generated a number of naive artists some of whom, though from earlier generations, are still alive and still just as fascinated by the beauty that surrounds them. We invite you to join us in this journey into the wonders of naïve art which offers one a unique opportunity to learn the naive artists’ creative process, enter their world and feel its magic. Perhaps the experience will awaken a future naïve artist hiding within you, or lead your artistic soul to some other painting adventure.

Travel agency Marbis d.o.o. Taraščice 15, Koprivnica HR–AB-48-010010842 T: +385 48 240 520 F: +385 48 626 670 marbis@marbis.hr www.marbis.hr

This is a package tour of 7-10 days. The programme of activities for a ten-day package covers the following: days 1-10. activities in the area of Hlebine, Molve, Đurđevac, Ješkovo lake, Repaš, Čambina, Gola, Jagnjedovac and Koprivnica. The package is available from the end fo March to the beginning of November for groups of 2 to 40 people. Accommodation is provided in hunting lodges or in 4* hotels in Koprivnica or Đurđevac. Transport as per the programme can be one’s own or by bus or mini bus organized by us. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English and German, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


Beauty and Wealth in the Nimble Hands of a Woman presentation of the lace of Lepoglava and demonstration of its production; individual lace making efforts, evaluation of works, presentation of certificates; in addition to the lace a participant has made each participant of the workshop also receives the accessories needed for lace making

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Travel agency Sinergija d.o.o. Hrvatskih pavlina 7, Lepoglava HR-AB-42-070083874 T: +385 42 493 900 F: +385 42 493 909 sinergija@ sinergija-komunikacije.hr www.sinergija-komunikacije.hr

Have you ever heard of Lepoglava lace or seen how beneath the nimble fingers of lace-makers of Lepoglava the wooden bobbins move at a fast but steady rhythm and pace creating a work of art of the most sophisticated kind. It is a skill which delights as much with the beauty of its creations as it does with the amount of patience and love one has to invest into it. The art of lace-making was brought to Lepoglava by the White Friars of the Pauline order some centuries ago, they taught the local women who took it to heart and were soon producing superb pieces of lace. With time lace making became cherished tradition which is still going strong. The quality and beauty of this unique cultural and traditional heritage has been recognized in the world as well, and in 2009 the lace of Lepoglava was included into the prestigious UNESCO List of non-material heritage of the world. Learn more about this lace, try your hand in making it and by joining a weekend workshops discover small craft secrets of the lace-makers of Lepoglava. With their expert guidance you can learn the basics of the skill and see for yourself that beauty and wealth do indeed rest in the nimble hands of women.

This is a package tour of 1-3 days. The programme of activities for a three-day package covers the following: days 1-3. activities in area of Lepoglava. The package is available the year round for groups of 2 to 30 people. Accommodation is provided in a boarding house in Lepoglava or in a 3* pension in the immediate vicinity of the town. 3* or 4* spa-hotels in Zagorje or Međimurje. Transport is one’ own. Professional guides are available in Croatian and English, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


Reflection of Zagorje Folk visit the Miljenko Mlakar Art Association, participation in the art colony and an introduction to painting techniques; demonstration of hand-production of wooden toys; demonstration of pottery craft

Every man carries within him the need to create. Express yourself in colours - join the art colony of the easel lovers. Accompanied by the experts from the Miljenko Mlakar Art Association, we will take you to the hills of Zagorje and the vistas that leave no heart unmoved, which have been the inspiration to some of the greatest Croatian artists. Try your hand in the creation of traditional items, learn how our elders made wooden toys for their children, or how to successfully shape pottery ware. Take the nicest of memories from Hrvatsko zagorje and, as an acknowledgement of being the champion of a creative holiday, take with you a work of art that you yourself have produced. And perhaps a beautiful sunset at the Calvary in Marija Bistrica or at Zazidje of Lobor prove to be an inspiration for verses that will bring a smile to the face and joy to the heart of a loved one, thus making you a happy participant of this adventure into creativity.

This is a package tour of 1-5 days. The programme of activities for a five-day package covers the following: days 1-5. activities in the area of Marija Bistrica, Lobor and Zlatar. The package is available from 1 March to 31 October for groups of 2 to 40 people. Accommodation is provided in a 4* pension in Hrašćina, and 4* hotels in Marija Bistrica, Donja Stubica or Stubičke Toplice, while transport can be one’s own or by bus organized by us. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English and German, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.

Travel agency Antoma d.o.o. Art turizam Trg slobode 1, Zlatar HR-AB-49-080179086 T: +385 49 466 995 F: +385 49 466 995 antoma@kr.t-com.hr www.kaj7.com


In the Veil of Secrets of the Frankopan Castle daily 4-6 hour work on the locality under supervision of an expert from the Archaeological Museum in Zagreb; tour of the old Frankopan burghs - castles; visits and tours of Zagreb, the Plitvice Lakes National Park and a part of Kvarner

Rising above the magical River Dobra, by the old Karolina road, is the Old town of Novigrad. Like many other medieval castles scattered across the whole land, this castle is still covered with a veil of secrets waiting to be unravelled. For all the lovers of history and archaeology, or simply those of an imaginative and adventurous spirit, this castle is a veritable treat. According to the recent findings the castle was built by Prince Bernardin Frankopan at the beginning of the 16th century. In 1783 Novigrad was visited by Emperor Joseph II. In a fairy-tale-like locality of the old Frankopan castle you are going to partake in daily excavations and exploration under the supervision of an expert from the Archaeological museum in Zagreb, visit several other Frankopan castles and citadels and see some of the beautiful cultural and natural sites of Croatia. And, if luck is on your side, you might be the one to discover a great secret or a new story of this secretive place.

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Travel agency Scrinium d.o.o. B. AdĹžije 34, Zagreb HR-AB-01-080547490 T: +385 1 3646 751 F: +385 1 3646 751 info@scrinium-tours.hr www.scrinium-tours.hr

This is a package tour of 1-7 days. The programme of activities for a seven-day package covers the following: day 1. locality Novigrad na Dobri - Karlovac; day 2. locality Ogulin; day 3. Locality Zagreb; day 4. locality Plitvice Lakes National park; day 5. locality Zagreb; day 6. locality Kvarner; day 7. locality Ozalj. The package is from 1 April to 1 October for groups of 7 to 20 people. Accommodation is provided in 3* and 4* hotels in Karlovac and Zagreb, in a 5* hotel in Zagreb, or on rural homestead around Karlovac. Transport as per the programme can be one’s own or organized by us. Professional guides are available in Croatian and English, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


In the Footsteps of a Genius visit the Technical Museum in Zagreb with a presentation of Tesla’s inventions; a tour of the Nikola Tesla Memorial Centre in Smiljan, his birth-place; a visit to Gacka springs, one of the most beautiful underground rivers of Europe and a visit to the mills

Only a few men have been able to change the course of World history – Nikola Tesla is one of them. This genius scientist who worked on radiotechnics and electrotechnics invented the rotating magnetic field principle and the poly-phase alternating current system. Starting at the Technical Museum, where you will learn of the work of Nikola Tesla through practical presentations accompanied by a guide, we then take you to Smiljan, birth-place of this world-renowned inventor and innovator. Visit his memorial centre and find out more about the life and inventions of the great scientist. We will experience Tesla’s childhood natural beauties, notably Gacka springs, one of the most beautiful and purest underground rivers of Europe. Maybe this environment influenced the development and inspiration of the great scientist whose inventions have enabled a far better life and without them, the world would not be as it is today.

Travel agency Petros d.o.o. B. Adžije 34, Zagreb HR-AB-01-080346301 T: +385 1 3646 600 F: +385 1 3646 465 petros@petros.hr www.petros.hr

Tourist packages consist of three days. The activity programme for a three-day package includes: day 1. Zagreb - Karlovac - Gospić; day 2. Gospić - Smiljan; day 3. Gospić - Sinac - Zagreb. Packages are available throughout the year for groups from 2 to 45 people. Accommodation is provided at 3* hotels in Gospić. Transport is possible with your own vehicle or as part of our organisation, by coach. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English, German, French and Italian and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


In Search of the Golden Calf tour of the prehistoric display and the collection of idols in the Karlovac City Museum; visit to the Illyrian shrine of Turska kosa where over 500 clay idols were discovered; tour of he old burg of Dubovac built upon a mystic man-made mound

Embark on the search for the golden calf, visit the mystic localities where idolatry was practiced, learn the ancient rituals and take part in archaeological excavations of the largest shrine with idols in central Europe. Delve into the secrets of the locality of Turska kosa, a place where sacrifices were offered and magical ritual performed, and which was one of the most important Illyrian shrines. In this locality dedicated to the passage of souls to another world - which the local folk of latter days regarded as cursed - over 500 clay idols were discovered. The old burg of Dubovac was built upon a mystic mound that bears traces of human habitation from the Stone Age to this day. A visit to the Karlovac City Museum, its collection of idols and its prehistoric collection, brings closer the mysticism of the spiritual development of man and makes us wonder, but also provides some answers to the myriad of questions about human existence and spirituality.

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Travel agency KA Travel d.o.o. Bogoslava Šuleka 27 Karlovac HR-AB-47-020046686 T: +385 47 495 495 F: +385 47 495 497 info@katravel.hr www.katravel.hr This is a package tour of 7-9 days. The programme of activities for a nine-day package covers the following: day 1. Karlovac; day 2. Bosiljevo - Ribnik; day 3. Dubovac; day 4. Petrova Gora - Topusko; days 5-8. Topusko; day 9. Sisak. The package is available from 1 April to 15 October for groups of 25 to 40 people. Accommodation is provided in a 3* and 4* hotels in Karlovac and in a 2* hotel in Topusko, while transport can be one’s own or by bus organized by us. Professional guides are available in Croatian and English, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


Prehistory Told through the Silence of Idols tour of the archaeological locality of Turska kosa, a prehistoric Illyrian shrine; visit to the old town of Dubovac built upon an artificial mound; viewing of the collection of idols and the standing display of prehistory in the Archaeological Museum in Zagreb

We can hardly hope to fathom the spiritual consciousness of the prehistoric man, but we can gain an inkling and try to learn something - in the sphere of beliefs - from the anthropomorphic plastic, or rather idols, as the only medium available to us. Visit the mystic localities where idolatry was practiced or where it is reasonable to assume it was practiced. The archaeological locality of Turska kosa is one of the most important prehistoric Illyrian shrines where over 500 idols made of clay were found, while the old burg of Dubovac was built upon a mystic manmade mound that bears traces of continual human life that go back to the Stone Age. Explore these fascinating places at the edge of the known and hear the stories of the collection of idols in the Karlovac City Museum. Its standing display of prehistory will introduce you to exhibits spanning thousands of years and the spiritual evolution of culture, and make it easier to perceive some of the mysticism of the spiritual development of man.

Travel agency KA Travel d.o.o. Bogoslava Šuleka 27 Karlovac HR-AB-47-020046686 T: +385 47 495 495 F: +385 47 495 497 info@katravel.hr www.katravel.hr This is a package tour of 5-7 days. The programme of activities for a seven-day package covers the following: day 1. Karlovac; day 2. Bosiljevo - Ribnik; day 3. Dubovac; day 4. Petrova Gora - Topusko; days 5-6. Topusko; day 7. Sisak. The package is available from 1 April to 15 October for groups of 2 to 25 people. Accommodation is provided in a 3* and 4* hotels in Karlovac and in a 2* hotel in Topusko, while transport can be one’s own or by bus organized by us. Professional guides are available in Croatian and English, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


Focus on the Bay of Kvarner cruising the Adriatic and combining rest and fun for all the amateur photographers in the company of professional photographer; school of photography on the ship; at the end of the cruise exhibition of the pictures made and selection of the best one

Cruising through the beautiful waters of northern Adriatic is a golden opportunity for all amateur photographers and those who have just want to combine a holiday with their hobby. In the school of photography organized on the ship itself professional of the trade is going to introduce you to the secrets of this art, and each port the ship docks in will offer plenty of opportunities to test what you have learned. In the company of people sharing the same passions you will be able to exchange experiences and ideas while leisurely cruising through the Adriatic where motifs for a good picture are not offered only by the islands of Rab, Lošinj and Cres, or the towns of Opatija or Zadar , but also by the voyage itself and the people around you. Keep your eyes wide open in search of a perfect frame, and it could be your photograph that is going to be picked as the best at the joint exhibition of all the participants of the cruise.

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Travel agency Katarina Line d.o.o. Maršala Tita 75/1, Opatija HR-AB-51-040009767 T: +385 51 603 400 F: +385 51 271 372 filip@katarina-line.hr www.katarina-line.com

This is a package tour which takes 8 days. The programme of activities for an eight-day package covers the following: day 1-8. cruising on an motor sailing ship through the area of northern Adriatic (Opatija - Krk - Rab - Pag - Zadar - Molar or Olib - Lošinj - Cres - Opatija). The package is available from 9 April to 29 October, for groups of 2 to 45 people. Accommodation is provided in double-bedded cabins. Transfer to the point of embarkation can be by own transport or organized by us. Professional guides are available in Croatian and English, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


In Search of a Perfect Frame school of photography on the ship under guidance of professional photographer; cruising through the Adriatic and visiting island like Korčula, Vis and Hvar in search of interesting frames; exhibition of photographs made by all the participants

While sailing through Dalmatian waters look at the world in terms of a picture frame. Soak in the blue of the sky and the sea and try to capture them forever with a photograph. Think of the composition that could best depict the beauty around you while you cruise along in the company of professional photographer. Visit the school of photography organized on the ship itself and learn the secrets and tricks of this art, learn from other participants through the analysis of photographs you have all taken, exchange your thoughts about the common passion. In the countless motifs of the most beautiful Croatian islands like Korčula and Hvar you are sure to find inspiration, while mastering numerous photo challenges that present themselves in every port is going to both sharpen your eye and perfect your technique. And then, exhibit your achievements at the closing exhibition of all the participants of the cruise and be a serious candidate for the best photograph award.

Travel agency Katarina Line d.o.o. Maršala Tita 75/1, Opatija HR-AB-51-040009767 T: +385 51 603 400 F: +385 51 271 372 filip@katarina-line.hr www.katarina-line.com

This is a package tour which takes 8 days. The programme of activities for an eight-day package includes crusing on an motor sailing ship through the waters of Dalmatia (Split - Brač - Korčula- Lastovo - Vis Hvar - Brač -Split). The package is available the year round for groups of 2-45 persons. Accommodation is provided in double-bedded cabins. Transfer to and from the point of embarkation can be by own transport or it can be organized by us. Professional guides are available in Croatian and English, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


Adventure Filming and Photography With Stipe Božić photography workshop and filming real adventurous activities such as canyoning, trekking, rafting and speleology; climb the highest peaks of Dalmatia; visit small, old and forgotten Dalmatian villages

Adventure filming and photography in open nature, simply you and your camera and without additional studio equipment, you face the challenging outdoor conditions - heat, sun, wind and dust. Regardless of filming way up high in the mountains or in an underwater cave, daylight or after dark, moving along as you film the water’s surface or vertically on a cliff - you will come to understand that adventure filming is an adventure in its own right! During your programme of adventure filming and photo-making you are joined, advised and cheered on by a most eminent Croatian adventurist called Mr. Stipe Božić who captured his own images from his 11 Himalayan expeditions. A man who has climbed the seven summits, the highest peaks on all seven continents and with an international expedition reached the North Pole on skis. Combining photography lessons with activities such as trekking and kayaking capture your adventurous streak and conquer Croatia!

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Travel agency VMD d.o.o. 3. Cvjetno naselje 20, Zagreb HR-AB-01-080038509 T: +385 1 6065 840 F: +385 1 6065 841 vmd@vmd.hr www.vmd.hr Tourist packages range up to eight days. The activity programme for an eight-day package includes: day 1. Split - Vrgorac; day 2. Biokovo - Neretva valley; day 3. Biokovo; day 4. Vrlika; days 5-6. Cetina River; day 7. Imotski surroundings; day 8. Vrgorac. Packages are available from 1st April to 30th November for groups from 6 to 24 people. Accommodation is provided at 3* hotels. Transport is possible with your own vehicle or as part of our organisation. Professional guides are available in Croatian and English and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


Photo Album of Istrian Colours enrol in a photography course with professional guidance; learning about the attractions of Motovun, Grožnjan, Višnjan, Poreč and Rovinj; every visitor receives a complimentary gift - products from an agro-tourism estate or wine-cellars

Istria - Croatia’s largest peninsula is said to be divided between Green, Red and Blue Istria, and to capture the full colours with a camera is a true challenge for any budding photographer. Explore and experience whilst taking photos of the most beautiful and interesting features of Istria. Take a tour of this picturesque area and visit Motovun, Grožnjan, Višnjan, Poreč and Rovinj and capture the panoramic perspectives and other details with your camera. Learn about the attractions of these Medieval towns and with the guidance and expertise of a professional photographer create your own work of art which forever reminding you of your creative journey. Make the most beautiful album with the photos you have taken and also bring home some souvenirs from agro-tourism estates, wine-cellars or from a rural household you visited as part of the tour of the amazingly beautiful colourful Istria.

Travel agency Poslovni turizam – PA d.o.o. Rina Travel & Events Lopatinečka 19, Zagreb HR-AB-01-080694057 T: +385 1 64 13 555 F: +385 1 64 13 550 info@rinatravel.com www.rinatravel.com Tourist packages range from one to three days. The activity programme for a three-day package includes: day 1-3. activities in the area of Istria. Packages are available throughout the year for groups from 20 to 60 people. Accommodation is provided at a 3* hotel in Motovun. Transport is possible with your own vehicle or as part of our organisation, by coach. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English and German and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


Following the Nature Routes of the Drava and Danube an adventurous sightseeing and photo-safari in the Kopački rit Nature Park and canoeing on the Drava River; sightseeing in Osijek with a guide and visit the Sea and River World Museum; horse-back riding and archery at the Zlatna greda Eco-centre

Welcome to an undiscovered treasure of Croatia, rich culture of ancient times, a unique natural oasis shaped by the strength of river giants - the Drava and Danube - welcome to Baranja! Following the routes of these great rivers you will come to understand Baranja and its customs, shaped by their influence and sense the coexistence and respect of nature and mankind. Learn about the wealthy history of Osijek, the legend of the Drava and past times. Visit the largest exhibition of the Sea and River World, found in this part of Europe. Step deep inside the forests of Kopački rit, find a hind with a young calf, take a picture of wild boars feasting on mulberries and blackberries, and the hunting of the White-tailed eagle. Wander through Baranja with a canoe, rowing boat, bicycle or on foot. From foods and nesting of the birds to vine picking and wine ceremonies, every season in Baranja and Kopački rit lures visitors, offering new interesting and original experiences of nature and tradition, always inviting you to come back welcoming every guest with its beauties with open arms and open hearts.

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Travel agency Zlatna Greda d.o.o. Opatijska 26 F, Osijek HR-AB-31-030089981 T: +385 31 565 180 F: +385 31 565 182 info@zlatna-greda.org www.zlatna-greda.org

Tourist packages can last up to three days. The activity programme for a three-day package includes: day 1-3. Activities in the area of Osijek and Kopački rit Nature Park. Packages are available throughout the year in the periods from 1st April to 31st October for groups from 4 to 16 people. Accommodation is provided at the three-star boarding houses in Osijek and transport is possible with your vehicle or as part of our organization, by minibus. Professional guides are available in Croatian and English, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


Through The Camera’s Eye sightseeing in Osijek, Đakovo, Beli Manastir, Karanac and Kneževi vinogradi; photography course through various towns with a professional photographer; visit Kopački rit Nature Park and the ethno-village of Karanac

This unusual adventure enables photography - lovers to experience, discover and take photographs of the best of Slavonia and Baranja. Over the three-day stay in the wealthy lowlands, well-known for its hospitality and friendliness of the local people, take a tour and capture the diversity of Osijek, Đakovo, Beli Manastir, Karanac and Kneževi vinogradi. Learn about the attractions of the towns in Slavonia and Baranja and with the guidance and expert advice of a professional photographer, use this area with diverse motifs to create a master-piece which will ornament the wall of your living-room for years to come. Apart from the lasting memories of your photo-album, every participant takes home a few reminders from agro-tourism estates, wine-cellars or a rural household which will be visited as part of the tour.

Travel agency Poslovni turizam – PA d.o.o. Rina Travel & Events Lopatinečka 19, Zagreb HR-AB-01-080694057 T: +385 1 64 13 555 F: +385 1 64 13 550 info@rinatravel.com www.rinatravel.com

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Tourist packages range from one to three days. The activity programme for a three-day package includes: day 1-3. activities in the area of Slavonia and Baranja. Packages are available throughout the year for groups from 20 and more people. Accommodation is provided at a 4* hotel in Osijek. Transport is possible with your own vehicle or as part of our organisation, by coach. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English and German and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


Photo Hunting in Đakovo learning about the sights and highlights of the town of Đakovo through an imaginative photo hunt; enjoying local specialties; every visitor receives a souvenir of Đakovo, 10 instant photographs and an interactive DVD about Croatia

Set off on an unusual adventure with a Polaroid camera in one hand and a list of tasks in the other. Get to know the sights and highlights of Đakovo, cooperate with random passers-by, find yourself in some unbelievable places, do something out-of-theordinary that you have never dreamed of doing and capture it with your camera. Catch moments as you stroll around the town of well-known Stud-farm of the Lipizzaner horses, one of the oldest in Europe. Let your imagination run wild strolling along the streets besides Strossmayer’s Cathedral, the mostbeautiful church between Venice and Istanbul. In this town full of rich history and culture, diversity of life, be creative, artistic and resourceful, relax and laugh out loud! This ancient camera from the times when your parents were flower children will develop the photos on site and give you only one chance to complete your task.

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Travel agency Poslovni turizam – PA d.o.o. Rina Travel & Events Lopatinečka 19, Zagreb HR-AB-01-080694057 T: +385 1 64 13 555 F: +3851 64 13 550 info@rinatravel.com www.rinatravel.com Tourist packages last one day. The activity programme for a one-day package includes activities in Đakovo. Packages are available throughout the year for groups from 20 and more people. Transport is possible with your own vehicle or as part of our organisation, by coach. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English and German and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


Photo Hunters exploring Vukovar with photography through a fun photo hunt; enjoying local specialties; every visitor receives a complimentary gift - a souvenir of Vukovar, 10 instant photographs and an interactive DVD about Croatia

Discover the explorer within yourself and start the adventure with a Polaroid camera. This is a very special and unusual designer’s camera loved by artists such as Andy Warhol or Helmut Newton which will help you to accomplish your tasks as part of an interesting photo hunt. Still, the legendary camera itself will not be enough, as you have to be resourceful and quick, work together with passers-by and become creative in the ways you complete your tasks as you capture the attractions of Vukovar on camera. Be imaginative and creative, forget the regular ways of photography and let yourself go as you find new shots and angles. Thirty seconds of waiting for the photograph will seem like forever as you anticipate the final result and prepare for your new mission - you only get one chance to do it.

Travel agency Poslovni turizam – PA d.o.o. Rina Travel & Events Lopatinečka 19, Zagreb HR-AB-01-080694057 T: +385 1 64 13 555 F: +3851 64 13 550 info@rinatravel.com www.rinatravel.com Tourist packages last one day. The activity programme for a one-day package includes activities in Vukovar. Packages are available throughout the year for groups from 20 and more people. Transport is possible with your own vehicle or as part of our organisation, by coach. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English and German and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


Eco-Cruise Through Dalmatia ecological-cumeducation cruise through the Adriatic; visits to town and islands like Dubrovnik and Korčula combined with a tour of local sites of interests; learning about the production of olive oil; professional guidance by ecologist or biologist

Have fun sailing from one island to another with your friends and at the same time help to preserve nature and the environment, and discover the beauty of Croatia and Croatian islands. With the help of your expert guides - ecologist or biologist, see the deeper beauty of Dubrovnik, the special features of the island of Lastovo and the Mljet national park, the walls of the city of Korčula. Contribute to the preservation of the Croatian environment by cleaning beaches together with your friends and colleagues. Learn everything about the production of olive oil and enjoy good food. At the end of the journey take home a certificate for your effort and work, content and fully aware that you have done a great deal for the preservation of the beautiful Croatian natural environment.

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Travel agency Katarina Line d.o.o. Maršala Tita 75/1, Opatija HR-AB-51-040009767 T: +385 51 603 400 F: +385 51 271 372 filip@katarina-line.hr www.katarina-line.com

This is a package tour which takes 8 days. The programme of activities for an eight-day package covers the following: days 1-8. cruising on an motor sailing ship through the waters of Dalmatia (Dubrovnik - Pelješac - Ston - Lastovo - Korčula - Mljet - the Elafiti Archipelago - Dubrovnik). The package is available the year round for groups of 2-45 persons. Accommodation is provided in double-bedded cabins. Transfer to and from the point of embarkation can be by own transport or it can be organized by us. Professional guides are available in Croatian and English, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


Within The Bowels of Southern Croatian Caves The caves of southern Croatia are not easily accessible, yet they are worldly-known due to numerous speleotems in their interiors. Delve into the caves of southern Croatia on the mainland but equally on beautiful islands like Korčula. This adventure will satisfy the wishes and needs of the most demanding visitors due to rich offer, various paleontologically interesting remains of cave bears, extremely rare examples of pottery and artefacts made from iron and bronze, and interesting carst formations. The Caves known as Šipun, Nakovana, Vjetrenica and Vela špilja are only just a taste of some of the jewels you are going to visit. After exploring dark corners of earth’s interior, turn to vegetation on earth and visit Trsteno Arboretum, well-known for numerous plant species. For a complete experience of this area, treat yourself to autochthonous specialities in an original rural household.

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visit caves with remains of different eras from times of Early Man to Illyrians, Greek and beyond; sightseeing of Dubrovnik, the former centre of the mighty maritime republic and visit Trsteno Arboretum; enjoying the local specialities

Tourist packages can last up to eight days. The activity programme for an eight-day package would include: day 1. Dubrovnik; day 2. Cavtat - Konavle: day 3. Dubrovnik - Podbrežje; 4. day Dubrovnik - Dubrovačko primorje; 5. day Orebić - Korčula; day 6. Orebić - Ston; day 7. Zavala; day 8. Dubrovnik. Packages are available throughout the year for groups from 2 to 45 people. Accommodation is provided at 3*, 4*, 5* hotels in Dubrovnik, and transport is possible as part of our organisation, by minibus or by coach. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English, German, Italian or French. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.

Travel agency Elite travel d.o.o. Vukovarska 17, Dubrovnik HR-AB-20-09002185 T: +385 20 358 200 F: +385 20 358 303 elite@elite.hr www.elite.hr


In the purl of Dalmatian waves ecological-cumeducational cruise through the Adriatic in the company of an ecologist or biologist; leaning the basics of stone dressing in the Pučišće school of stone masonry; visits to towns and islands like Korčula and Vis

Experience the amazing blue of the crystal clear sea while cruising the Adriatic in good company. Surrounded by beauty of nature, soaking in clean sea air, enjoy the delicacies placed before you and give all your sense a treat. Learn everything about the importance of ecology and preservation of natural environment from your expert guide, ecologist or biologist by profession, so as to make sure that future generations can also enjoy the riches of nature just like you are enjoying them now. Learn the basic of stone dressing in the Pučišće school of stone masonry and have fun in the joint beach cleaning activities. Explore the secrets and history of small towns and islands along the coast of Dalmatia and find contentment that you have made a personal contribution to a better future of this area of rich and turbulent history.

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Travel agency Katarina Line d.o.o. Maršala Tita 75/1, Opatija HR-AB-51-040009767 T: +385 51 603 400 F: +385 51 271 372 filip@katarina-line.hr www.katarina-line.com

This is a package tour which takes 8 days. The programme of activities for an eight-day package covers the following: days 1-8. cruising on an motor sailing ship through the waters of Dalmatia (Split - Brač Korčula - Lastovo - Biševo - Vis - Stari Grad - Šolta). The package is available the year round for groups of 2-45 persons. Accommodation is provided in double-bedded cabins. Transfer to and from the point of embarkation can be by own transport or it can be organized by us. Professional guides are available in Croatian and English, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


In the wealth of nature of the Bay of Kvarner cruising through the Adriatic with an ecologist or biologist as your expert guide; visit to the Plavi svijet (Blue world) on the island of Lošinj and the Caput Insulae ornithological reserve on the island of Cres, the home of Griffon vulture; pirates’ party

Cruise through the Adriatic with your friends, enjoy the sea air and good food. Visit the habitat of Griffon vultures - the ornithological reserve on the island of Cres in the company of your expert ecologist or biologist and find out everything about the sea and the wonders it hides. Explore the walls of the town of Krk, stroll the geological paths of the island of Rab and have fun while helping to clean beaches with your friends, thus helping to maintain the ecological harmony of our planet. Join in a pirates’ party and find out how it feels to be the master of the waves, and return home with a certificate acknowledging your contribution to the preservation of the beauty of nature.

Travel agency Katarina Line d.o.o. Maršala Tita 75/1, Opatija HR-AB-51-040009767 T: +385 51 603 400 F: +385 51 271 372 filip@katarina-line.hr www.katarina-line.com

This is a package tour which takes 8 days. The programme of activities for an eight-day package covers the following: days 1-8. cruising on an motor sailing ship through the waters of the Bay of Kvarner (Cres - Lošinj - Rab - Krk). The package is available from 9 April to 29 October, for groups of 2 to 45 people. Accommodation is provided in double-bedded cabins. Transfer to the point of embarkation can be by own transport or organized by us. Professional guides are available in Croatian and English, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


Meditative return to nature basic techniques of meditation under professional guidance, in the open air; boat trip from Opatija to Beli on Cres and its striking nature; discovering and experiencing the labyrinth of the island

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Come back to nature. Feel the peace and serenity and shale off the stress during the seven-day stay in Opatija, Lovran and on the island of Cres. See the Bay of Kvarner sailing around it on the way to Beli on Cres where, through a lecture and with a professional guide, you can learn about the labyrinths of the island. Put aside the bustle of everyday life and take a moment for yourself. Surrounded by nature learn the basic techniques of meditation, and then make it all still better by pampering yourself with wellness treatments tailored to your needs and a relaxing walks through Opatija.

This is a package tour which takes 5-7 days. The programme of activities for a seven-day package covers the following: day 1. the cove of Lovran; day 2. Učka; day 3. Učka - Cres; days 4-7. Cres. The package is available the year round for groups of 2-40 persons. Accommodation is provided in 3* or 4* hotels. We can organize the transport as per the programme. Professional guides are available in Croatian and English, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.

Travel agency Katarina Line d.o.o. Maršala Tita 75/1, Opatija HR-AB-51-040009767 T: +385 51 603 400 F: +385 51 271 372 filip@katarina-line.hr www.katarina-line.com


In the rhythm of nature mastering the techniques of modern dance and relaxation in organized workshops; visit to Hum and experiencing it through dance; riding in Lupoglav and enjoying the beauty of nature

Express yourself with a movement - master the basic techniques of modern dance in the workshops organized in attractive locations amidst the lovely surroundings of Istria and the Bay of Kvarner. Let a trained teacher of modern dance lead you through the beauty and secrets of this art that allows one to achieve a fuller contact with oneself and one’s body. In good company and fortified with good food, relax on the shores of the lake in Fužine, within the walls of Hum - the smallest town in the world, or in the cove of Lovran which afford the view of Kvarner. Learn to ride and, while passing through the unspoilt landscapes, learn to harmonize the movements of your body with those of this, one of the most noble of animals, and re-establish your bond with nature.

This is a package tour which takes 5-7 days. The programme of activities for a seven-day package covers the following: day 1. the Opatija Riviera; day 2. Gorski kotar; day 3. Učka - the cove of Lovran; day 4. Opatija; day 5. Istria - Hum - Lupoglav; days 6-7. the Opatija Riviera. The package is available the year round for groups of 2-40 persons. Accommodation is provided in 3* hotel on the Opatija Riviera. We can organize the transport as per the programme. Professional guides are available in Croatian and English, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.

Travel agency Katarina Line d.o.o. Maršala Tita 75/1, Opatija HR-AB-51-040009767 T: +385 51 603 400 F: +385 51 271 372 filip@katarina-line.hr www.katarina-line.com


Self Sustainable Return to Nature learning about the principles of permaculture; constructing houses of straw, lectures about the importance of forests and bio-divesity, preserving water and how to live in accordance with nature; production of eco-food

Improving the quality of life is something we all aspire to. At the Eia eco-centre there are courses of permaculture - a form of designing spaces for people with a goal to create sustainable systems that can help you reach that goal. Learn how to design life with the help of practical knowledge and skills with less influence on the environment, people’s health and the future of our planet. Understand the main principles and the principles of permaculture through learning more about food production, energy, constructing, the importance of forests and bio-diversity, in addition to water preservation, economy, human relations and many other areas. Participate and learn how to build a house made of straw, a modern building that is ecology-friendly and energy-preserving enabling more of a quality and affordable life. Produce some tasty and healthy food and learn many other practical things that will enhance the quality of your own life, and the life of your loved ones.

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Travel agency Planet Travel d.o.o. Banovćeva 9, Pula HR-AB-52-130041507 T: +385 52 501 830 F: +385 52 501 829 info@planettravel.hr www.planettravel.hr

Tourist packages can range from three to seven days. The activity programme for a seven-day package includes: day 1-7. activities within the area at the Eia eco-centre, Istria. Packages are available from 1st March to 31st October for groups from 8 to 50 people. Accommodation is provided at the Eia ecovillage, in tents or eco-houses, in agro-tourism households, in rural houses, in camps, 3* or 4* boarding houses and three or four star hotels. You can use your own vehicle or transport is possible as part of our organisation. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English, German, French, Russian or Czech, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


Green Detox in Rural Istria discovering the world of plants - organized hiking through the valley of the river Mirna; processing &preparation of detox teas following the advice of a trained herbalist; planting flowers, picked at the local flower show, in the garden of your host

If you have always longed to wake up with cockerels, walk the valley of mysterious rivers, learn about plants in new places, and all that time eat healthy food straight from nature, then come with us for a green adventure through the northern and central part of Istria. Green shall be everything served in the typical cellars of this area, and the advice of the local herbalists will aid you on your individual path to a healthier life and a thorough detox. Light breakfast, light vegetable soups according to the local recipes and green dinners in a rural homestead are all an integral part of this green project. And rounding it all off is a top-notch green activity - picking of wild asparagus, having them prepared by your host in Višnjan and enjoying and excellent dish. In short, a complete experience of green Istria.

This is a package tour of 3-4 days. The programme of activities for a four-day package covers the following: days 1-4. activities in the area of Višnjan. The package is available from 21 April to 10 June and from 20 September to 10 October for groups of 10 to 20 people. Accommodation is provided in a rural homestead in Višnjan and in a 3* or 4* hotel in Buzet and Motovun, while transport can be one’s own or by minibus organized by us. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English, German, French and Italian, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.

Travel agency Lucky Travel d.o.o. Bračka 39, Poreč HR-AB-52-040033687 T: +385 99 44 606 11 F: +385 52 431 688 lucky@last-minutecroatia.com www.last-minute-croatia.com


A Weekend to Remember discovering the beauties of nature - Zeleni vir and Devils’ Pass; visit Hum, Roč, Motovun and Rovinj, towns of rich history and culture; wellness and spa treatments and enjoying rich delicacies

If you want to take a break from work and everyday life, desperately in need of reviving your energy and relaxing in a far away place in a perfect combination of green nature, cultural and historic richness and relaxation, then coming to Lovran is the perfect solution. On the wonderful coastline of the Adriatic Sea, surrounded by scents of herbs and salts, enjoy the many benefits of natural and human creation. Visit Zeleni vir waterfall and watch the calming flow of cascading water. Admire Devils’ Pass, an amazing canyon with vertical cliffs, which at places only span a mere two metres wide. For a welcomed dose of culture, visit the picturesque little towns of Roč and Hum, well-known for their history of glagolics before being impressed by Motovun, today’s centre of film culture which is visited by thousands of filmgoers during the summer. After all the spiritual pleasures, don’t forget to indulge your body and unwind in various wellness and spa treatments, flavours of autochthonous delicacies and friendly company - a weekend to remember that you will definitely repeat!

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Travel agency RTA d.o.o. Hribarov prilaz 6a Zagreb HR-AB-01-0370355 T: +385 1 6692 953 F: +385 1 6671 884 rta@rta.hr www.rta.hr

Tourist packages range from two to four days. The activity programme for a four-day package includes: day 1. Skrad - Lokve - Lovran; day 2. Učka - Lovran; day 3. Roč - Hum - Motovun - Rovinj. Packages are available from 10th March to 10th November for groups from 2 to 50 people. Accommodation is provided at a 4* hotel in Lovran. Transport is possible as part of our organisation. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English, German, French, Spanish and Italian and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


Starting Young With Ecology implementing the PtiÄ?ek project - young nature keepers and developing ecology awareness; sightseeing in Klanjec and a visit to the Old Village Museum in Kumrovec; a gift for every participant

One of the main conditions for a happy life is the enticing development of ecology awareness and co-existence with nature and mutual respect which is taught to us from an early age. The PtiÄ?ek project aims to develop the correct attitude of school children towards nature and natural values, engaging them in the active care and programmes for nature and environmental protection. Positioned at specific points along various routes, consisting of 14 themed information stations, issues according to themed programme units are raised such as spending time in nature, orientation, code of conduct and protected nature areas. Equally important is the practical part which is oriented toward protected areas, ecology education, endangered species, allochthonous species and the use of nature’s resources. The knowledge attained in the beautiful and healthy natural environment will help to develop the healthy attitude of children towards nature which will stay with them their whole lives, and one day passed on and in that manner, help to preserve our planet.

Tourist packages last for two days. The activity programme for a two-day package includes: day 1. Zelenjak - Old Village Kumrovec; day 2. Cesargrad - Klanjec. Packages are available from 15th April to 30th September for groups from 20 to 55 people. Accommodation is provided at rural households, sleeping in tents or at 3* hotels. Transport is possible with your own vehicle or as part of our organisation. Professional guides are available in Croatian and English, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.

Travel agency Huck Finn d.o.o. Grada Vukovara 271, Zagreb HR-AB-01-080017931 T: +385 1 6183 333 F: +385 1 6183 335 info@huck-finn.hr www.huck-finn.hr


Where’s My Grandfather From? staying in the village or town of origin of your grandparents; learning about the destination through the cuisine and cultural highlights; a presentation of mill production and grain grinding at the River Gacka springs and tasting of home-made bread

Have you ever studied your family tree? Are you intrigued to discover where you come from or what your ancestors’ area looked like? The “Where’s my grandfather from?” tour is custom-made for every individual guest depending on the place of origin of your family. Accompanied by a guide, you will be able to visit the village or town where your grand-father was born and learn about Croatia through the cuisine and cultural highlights. At the start of the tour, visit the Croatian capital, Zagreb and its attractions. As you move towards the place of your roots, visit wonderful places like the Samograd Cave, a protected national geo-morphological monument of nature, then enjoy the greenness of Velebit and sense the flavour of tradition at the springs of the beautiful European River Gacka, where flour continues to be produced in mills, in a traditional way. Just one bite of the home-made bread will take you back to the times of your grand-parents.

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Travel agency Petros d.o.o. B. Adžije 34, Zagreb HR-AB-01-080346301 T: +385 1 3646 600 F: +385 1 3646 465 petros@petros.hr www.petros.hr

Tourist packages range from two to three days. The activity programme for a three-day package includes: day 1. Zagreb - Dalmatia; day 2. Dalmatia; day 3. Dalmatia - Samograd Cave - Gacka Valley - Zagreb. Packages are available throughout the year for groups from 2 to 40 people. Accommodation is provided at 3* apartments and 3* hotels. Transport is possible with your own vehicle or as part of our organisation, by minibus. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English, German, French and Italian and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


Treasure Hunt in Čabar and Surroundings discovering the most forestry Croatian region of Gorski Kotar; exploring the larger towns, natural and historic attractions of the area through an interesting activity - a treasure hunt; lunch with local specialties

Go on a quest to find hidden treasure in Gorski Kotar in a rough terrain vehicle. While driving, surrounded by green nature, be prepared to react quickly, being flexible and imaginative - this exciting trip has a number of interesting clues: mysterious maps, encoded messages, legends and different tasks. This adventure will give you a chance to learn about the most significant towns, the most impressive natural and historic attractions and taste some gastronomic specialties of Continental Croatia. The treasure hunt is tailored to the specific features of each town and history of the area. By following the tracks in Čabar, Gerovo, Prezid, Mali lug and Plešac, solving mysteries and practical tasks, try to become the first to reveal the spot where the mysterious treasure is buried.

Travel agency Poslovni turizam – PA d.o.o. Rina Travel & Events Lopatinečka 19, Zagreb HR-AB-01-080694057 T: +385 1 6413 555 F: +385 1 6413 550 info@rinatravel.com www.rinatravel.com Tourist packages last one day. The activity programme for a one-day package includes activities in Čabar and surroundings. Packages are available throughout the year for groups from 20 and more people. Transport is possible with your own vehicle or as part of our organisation, by coach. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English and German and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


Fairytale Weddings of Trakošćan a wedding ceremony in the Chapel of the Holy Cross at the medieval castle of Trakošćan; a toast and celebration with a romantic dinner next to the nearby lake and a carriage ride; sightseeing in Zagreb, Varaždin and Plitvička jezera

Love, happiness, togetherness. Two people who promise themselves to each other for the rest of their lives. Sometimes, life really is a fairytale, especially if you are lucky enough to find that unique soulmate. Exchange wows in the fairytale ornamented chapel of the Holy Cross with the sounds of organ music in one of the oldest and most beautiful Croatian castles. You will be given gifts of love, joy, friendship, hope and peace in the name of the Knights of Trakošćan Castle and the Cardinal of Zagreb. Make a toast with your guests to a new life in an idyllic atmosphere beside the lake and following the ceremony you will enjoy the romantic carriage ride. Spend time together enjoying the capital of Zagreb, the fairytale-like waterfalls of Plitvice and Baroque Varaždin, former capital of Croatia and in this way, commence your long and happy lives together.

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Travel agency Fortuna travel d.o.o. Teslina 14, Zagreb HR-AB-01-080188354 T: +385 1 4804 977 F: +385 1 466 692 info@fortunatravel.hr www.fortunatravel.hr

Tourist packages can range from two to eight days. The activity programme for an eight-day package includes: days 1-2. Zagreb; day 3. Trakošćan day 4. Zagreb; days 5-8. Plitvice, Varaždin, Zagreb. Packages are available throughout the year for groups from 2 to 50 people for weddings in the chapel, or up to 300 people for weddings which take place outside. Accommodation is provided at 3*,4*,5* hotels in Zagreb, and transport is possible by using your own vehicle or as part of our organisation, by car, minibus or by coach. Professional guidance available in Croatian, English, French, Spanish, Japanese and Korean, but also other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


Weddings in the City of Angels Love and happiness shared for a whole lifetime. Is there a happier day in one’s life than the one when, having found our soul mate, we decide to promise ourselves to one another for better or for worse? And here, in Varaždin - the city of angels, we can have unforgettable moments that become the happiest time of your life. With a warm and sweet welcome, we’ll take you and your guests to the place of the ceremony. In creative workshops we’ll help you make decorations, take you to the fairyland of the Trakošćan Castle, to Lepoglava - the cradle of culture and the home of one of the most beautiful laces in the world, and to a number of other charming spots. As the wedding day comes to a close, you can relax in each other’s company taking full advantage of the wellness facilities of the Sveti Martin spa, and enjoy the culinary delicacies and fine wines of the area - thus creating the most beautiful memories to last you a lifetime.

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wedding ceremony in the Baroque setting of Varaždin with preparations in creative workshops where decorations are made; a tour of Varaždin, the Trakošćan Castle and Lepoglava; wellness in the Sveti Martin na Muri spa, savouring specialities and fine wine of the area

This is a package tour of 3-7 days. The programme of activities for a seven-day package covers the following: days 1-2. Varaždin; day 3. Lepoglava; day 4. Sveti Martin; day 5. Ludbreg; days 6-7. Varaždin. The package is available all year round for groups of 2 to 45 people. Accommodation is provided in private homes, mountain lodges, 3* or 4* pensions, a hostel, 3* or 4* hotels, or a 5* hotel in Zagreb. Transport can be one’s own or by a luxury limousine, and old-timer vehicle, a van or bus organised by us. Professional guides available in English, German, Italian, Russian, French, Lithuanian, Spanish, Polish, Hungarian and Slovene language. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.

Travel agency Horizont d.o.o. Aleja kralja Zvonimira 1 Varaždin HR-AB-42-070091899 T: +385 42 395 111 F: +385 42 395 112 horizont@horizont-travel.hr www.horizont-travel.hr


A Course of Croatian for Foreign Nationals in Istria

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attending a 30 or 60-hour course of the Croatian language, visit to the localities where Glagolitic script is prominent such as Hum and Roč as part of the in-the-field lectures; visits to Pula, Poreč and Zagreb, and introduction to Croatian music and gastronomy

Croatia is soon to become a member of the European Union, which will make the Croatian language a member of the large language family of Europe. If you favour a life-long education, and you are also interested to really get to know our country, then we invite you to spend a very special active holiday in Croatia, on our largest peninsula. Through the classic schooltype tuition in benches, in-the-field lectures through the rural areas of Istria, you will learn the basic of the Croatian language and music, tour the medieval monuments in Glagolitic script, experience Kvarner and visit Zagreb, our beautiful and cherished capital. We offer you the precious sources of linguistic knowledge, pleasant company, a treasure trove of cultural and historical heritage, an active holiday and a truly special experience of hospitable Croatia.

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Travel agency Lucky Travel d.o.o. Bračka 39, Poreč HR-AB-52-040033687 T: +385 99 44 606 11 F: +385 52 431 688 lucky@last-minutecroatia.com www.last-minute-croatia.com This is a package tour of 11 days. The programme of activities for an eleven-day package covers the following: days 1-11. a course of Croatian language and activities in the area of Zagreb and Istria. The package is available from 4 April to 20 June and from 20 September to 20 October for groups of 10 to 20 people. Accommodation is provided in a rural homestead in Višnjan and in a 3* or 4*hotel in Buzet and Motovun, while transport can be one’s own or by minibus organized by us. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English, German, French and Italian, and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


The Alternative Story of Central Zagreb sightseeing of key architectural and artistic locations in Zagreb with accompanied by an expert guide; attending current exhibitions; seeing Zagreb’s street system around Kožarić’s Grounded Sun installation

Zagreb is a town of many stories. One of the most interesting is based on the vision of individuals, overcoming barriers and the flexible planning strategies created as a reaction to constant social and political changes. For many however, the unknown story is one which portrays the broadening of Zagreb, its new streets, squares and buildings and their transformation from the end of the 19th century until present day. This includes the most recent examples, which will hold your attention from the very start of the tour covering key architectural, urban and artistic areas until the end. Lenuzzi’s Green Horseshoe, King Tomislav’s Square and the Art pavilion of Fellner and Helmer are just a few to be mentioned. Stroll through the streets of Croatia’s capital and walk through six squares with complex and informative stories about the city’s rise and changes in space, as a reflex responding to changes in society, the reconstructing, building demolition and transformation. Learn more about its history, life of its people and you will soon understand Zagreb through different eyes.

This tourist package consists of one day. The activity programme for a day package includes activities in the area of Zagreb. Packages are available throughout the year for groups from 2 to 45 people. Transport is possible with your own vehicle or as part of our organisation, by coach. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English, French, Italian and German and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.

Travel agency Petros d.o.o. B. Adžije 34, Zagreb HR-AB-01-080346301 T: +385 1 3646 600 F: +385 1 3646 465 petros@petros.hr www.petros.hr


A Modernistic New City, South of the Railway viewing the contemporary architectural constructions of Zagreb accompanied by an architect; watching a film-projection of Paraleles of Zagreb and The Process; a visit to the Museum of Contemporary Art

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Travel agency Petros d.o.o. B. Adžije 34, Zagreb HR-AB-01-080346301 T: +385 1 3646 600 F: +385 1 3646 465 petros@petros.hr www.petros.hr

Back in the 20th century, south of Zagreb’s main railway station, a completely new modernistic city had emerged. Learn about the urban planning of Zagreb, from the general plans of Vukovar Street in 1947 through to Haberle’s Lisinski Hall where concerts of top artists take place even today. Observing characteristic urbanistic units like apartment blocks, following an example of Corbusier’s Unite d’habitation, of the well-known architects Galić, Fabris and Rašica will bring you closer to the spirit of the urban planning of Zagreb. The tour includes the famous Jelinek’s Zagrepčanka building and also Ulrich’s Vjesnik building. Vitić’s Kockica building will reveal the architectural passion and belief in urban planning with its distinctive clarity. Take a tour of Zagreb Fair and its interesting pavilions such as the Chinese pavilion and understand the attempt to create utopia of a green city in the city quarters of Zapruđe, Utrine and Novi Zagreb, before viewing contemporary architectural delights of the Museum of Contemporary Art and Arena Zagreb.

This tourist package consists of one day. The activity programme for this day package includes activities in the area of Zagreb. Packages are available throughout the year for groups from 2 to 45 people. Accommodation is provided in households in Mala Vas, in hostels, and at 3* and 4* hotels in Samobor or Zagreb, or a 5* hotel in Zagreb. Transport is possible as part of our organisation, by coach. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English, German, French and Italian and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


The Industrial Charm of Rijeka a visit the key industrial buildings of Rijeka with an architect as your guide; visit Viktor Lenac shipyard where Tito’s yacht Galeb is exhibited; discover the exciting complex of the former Hartera paper factory

As a traditional industrial town and one of the largest Croatian harbours, Rijeka offers an array of interesting stories and architecture. By discovering some of the most significant industrial constructions in Rijeka, you can learn much of the town’s development, the initial stages of constructing a harbour, the riječka krpica document and the Hungarian administration, the construction of the peer and a wealth of information about ships and the shipping industry. Learn about the invention of the torpedo by the inventor Ivan Lupis, which today is a predominant part of any navy and whose factory was established in Rijeka. Visit the famous Viktor Lenac shipyard and see Galeb, Tito’s boat which played host to numerous statesmen, great artists, poets, actors, etc. By visiting the most exciting architectural complex the former paper factory Hartera in Ružić Street, which today is home to the Hartera Music Festival visited by thousands of music fans every summer, experience the interweaving threads of past and present and the continuous development of this remarkable industrial town.

Travel agency Petros d.o.o. B. Adžije 34, Zagreb HR-AB-01-080346301 T: +385 1 3646 600 F: +385 1 3646 465 petros@petros.hr www.petros.hr

This tourist package consists of one day. The activity programme for a day package includes activities in the area of Rijeka. Packages are available throughout the year for groups from 2 to 45 people. Transport is possible as part of our organisation, by coach. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English, German, French and Italian and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


Friday at Last! absorb the delights of a wellness and spa oasis with massage pools, steam baths and Finnish sauna; experiencing the Vinski vrh wine-cellar with wine-tasting of various sorts; dinner with local specialities like turkey with mlinci and Zagorje štrukli pastry

How many times during the week do you dream about Friday and long for the weekend? Sometimes after a demanding working week, you just want unwind and remain at home but we offer something much better! Make your way towards a real empire of relaxation! Gratify and pamper yourself at spa and wellness centres with the different treatments on offer. Unwind in the massage pool, only imagining beautiful thoughts or simply forget about the daily stress at work before switching to Finnish sauna or steam bath. Once you have revitalised, a good glass of wine is always welcome - take a tour of the Vinski vrh wine-cellar and taste some of their best wines. Finally, without any remorse, enjoy the delicacies prepared just for you and your company, and feel happy and satisfied because you know you truly deserve it.

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Travel agency RTA d.o.o. Hribarov prilaz 6a, Zagreb HR-AB-01-0370355 T: +385 1 6692 953 F: +385 1 6671 884 rta@rta.hr www.rta.hr

Tourist packages consist of one day. The activity programme for a day package includes activities in the area of Zagorje. Packages are available throughout the year for groups from 2 to 50 people. Transport is possible with your own vehicle or as part of our organisation, by coach. Professional guides are available in Croatian, English, German, French, Spanish and Italian and other languages upon request. All given data is of general character and is not obligating, consequently a request for a final offer is required.


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