Articles tagged 'Croatia'

  • Umag – a travel guide
  • New flights from Helsinki (Finland) to Split (Croatia)
  • Porec – a travel guide
  • Gorski Kotar
  • Risnjak National Park
  • Split
  • Zagreb
  • Šibenik
  • Visovac island, Krka National Park
  • Velebit
  • Umag – a travel guide

    Umag - a travel guide

    The clay of Umag To many people outside the sports milieu, the mentioning of the city of Umag will not ring a bell. Nevertheless, Umag is certainly going to stay in pretty memories to Guillermo Coria, Carlos Moya and Stan Wawrinka. What do these tennis legends have in common? Well, all three of them won the renowned tennis tournament held

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    New flights from Helsinki (Finland) to Split (Croatia)

    New flights from Helsinki (Finland) to Split (Croatia)

    From the end of April this year, the budget carrier Thomas Cook Airlines Scandinavia is launching new flights from Helsinki, Finland to Split, Croatia. According to the current schedule, the flights will operate once a week, on Wednesdays, taking off from Helsinki Airport (HEL) at 10:40 , arriving in Split (SPU) at 12:45. Flights from Split to Helsinki Airport will take off also once a week,

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    Porec – a travel guide

    Porec - a travel guide

    On the first glance, what seems remarkable about the city of barely 17 000 residents on the very western part of Croatia?  Nothing in particular, many would say. However, if one knows that this little city was first introduced by no other than a member of Austro-Hungarian aristocracy and that it has so many hotels which provide over 90 000

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    Gorski Kotar

    Gorski Kotar

    photo: www.gorskikotar.hr When talking about Gorski Kotar, it always comes in handy to remember a little joke that says that this region is probably one of just a few places that allow you to go skiing in the morning, and swim in the sea in the afternoon. This joke has become a certain slogan of the county, and why shouldn’t it?

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    Risnjak National Park

    Risnjak National Park

    Every once in a while, a true lover of nature is bound to come across places which are so intact by the human hand that it seems as if one is visiting some different period of history. That is the case with Risnjak, a national park in Croatia, which may not be so abundant when it comes to tourist rates,

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    Split

    Split

    Split – Croatia – panorama Split bus network Map of Split Video:

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    Zagreb

    Zagreb

    Jelacica Plac in Zagreb, Croatia Getting to Zagreb – see Zagreb buses Video:

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    Šibenik

    Šibenik

    Šibenik is the largest town in central Dalmatia formed around eleventh-century fortress. in 15th century the town / fortress became Venetian stronghold in battles against the Ottoman Empire. The town has it medieval centre as well as lovely cathedral (Katedrala Svetig Jakova)  one of the finest architectural monuments in Croatia. The cathedral is listed by UNESCO. As a transport point, Šibenik has its port where

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    Visovac island, Krka National Park

    Visovac island, Krka National Park

    The island of Visovac (pronounced Vee-so-vatz) is located upstream from Skradinski buk, in the very middle of Visovac Lake. The island features 15th-century Franciscan monastery and Church where in the perfect tranquillity one can look at the valuable library of books and manuscripts enjoying the perfect peace and quiet. The collection also features small selection of seventeenth-century paintings. Getting to Visovac : Located not so far from Skradinski

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    Velebit

    Velebit

    Velebit mountain, Croatia; GPS : 44°32’12.3″N 15°12’52.5″E Sometimes, one visits a place and simply is not able to elude the impression how much that place looks like another part of the world, so distant and unconnected, yet so close. This the case with Velebit, the largest mountain massive in Croatia. If there was an Englishmen to wander to the grounds Velebit,

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