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[ Lake Mir is located in the Telašćica Nature Park on Dugi Otok, more precisely, in its western part. This lake is specific because of its closeness to the sea and amazing views and peace. It was formed in the last ice age when the karst depression was filled with sea when the ice had melted. Underground canals are a characteristic of the karst area and through them the lake receives water from the sea. The lake is saltier than the sea due to water evaporation and the closedness and isolation of the lake itself. The underground channels are mostly…

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In addition to enabling a road connection to and from the south of Croatia, the Pelješac Bridge is also becoming a new tourist attraction in its own right, which foreign media are already reporting on, and will also play a part in the country’s tourism promotion and is expected to further stimulate tourist demand for the south, stated the Croatian National Tourist Board Director, Mr. Kristjan Staničić for Hina. “The bridge will certainly be a new tourist attraction, both for sailors, for whom sailing under the bridge will be a special experience, as well as for many travellers and tourists…

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The Trakošćan castle was built in the late 13th century as part of the northwest Croatia defense system. It served as a smaller observation point for observing the road from Ptuj to the Bednja valley. According to one legend, Trakošćan owes its name to a Thrace fort (arx Thacorum) that allegedly existed in the ancient times. Another legend says that it got its name after the Drachenstein knights who ruled this area in the early Middle Ages. Trakošćan is one of the rare objects in Croatia with fully preserved construction, historically tied to the architectural frame and life of its…

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The Croatian National Tourist Board and the CNTB Representative office in the Czech Republic, which also covers Slovakia, organized a presentation of the Croatian tourist offer for the most influential Slovak media in the centre of Bratislava and a meeting with the key partners, tour operators and agencies from this important market for Croatian tourism. The event was attended by, among others, the Director of the CNTB Kristjan Staničić, the Director of the representative office Dubravko Miholić, as well as the Executive Director of the Association of Croatian Unique Hotels STORIES Antonija Urlić. During the press conference, which was attended…

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Rent an apartment in Croatia and experience unforgettable summer holidays. Book apartments with sea view and beach apartments located just a short walk from the sea. Colorful Istria, beautiful Dalmatia and over 1,000 islands of the Adriatic Sea, including the most popular ones such as Brač, Hvar, Korčula and Dugi otok are waiting for you. Book apartment for your holidays and find out firsthand why millions of people keep coming back to Croatia every year. Stunning nature, rich cultural heritage and UNESCO protected sites are just few of the breathtaking attractions you can enjoy during your vacation. For more info,…

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Croatia has one of the most beautiful coasts globally, which is why many Europeans spend their summer cruising some of the country’s most beautiful islands. So, of course, the Elaphites fit the description. This small archipelago at the south of Croatia, northwest of Dubrovnik, seems to be the go-to destination for many looking for a getaway. This archipelago counts only 850 inhabitants, but it becomes quite lively during the summer warmer portion of the year. The History The Roman author Pliny the Elder, was the first famous person who mentioned the islands, and they named them after deers who used…

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The Croatian National Tourist Board has begun implementing promotional activities on one of the most important in-bound markets for Croatian tourism, Germany. This is an “early booking” campaign that will be active until the end of March on the strongest booking platforms on the German market, such as Expedia.de, Urlaubspiraten.de, Weg.de and Reisereporter.de. “In some markets, the trend of earlier travel bookings is again evident, for example on our top market, Germany, where we decided to conduct this campaign. Our goal is to position our country as one of the top foreign destinations for Germans and we are sure that…

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One of the world’s leading travel search engines, KAYAK, recently published the results of the analysis “Work from Wherever Index”, according to which Croatia is on the list of the world’s best countries for remote work, said Darija Reić, Director of the CNTB Representative Office in London. Namely, on the world list of 111 countries, Croatia took an excellent 11th place, while on the European list our country ranked an excellent 7th. The global list is led by Portugal, Spain, Romania, Mauritius and Japan, while Croatia is followed by countries such as Iceland, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Estonia, Greece, etc. KAYAK…

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“With the contrast of the turquoise sea and green mountains, grand mansions, and a picturesque waterfront promenade, Opatija is one of the most romantic destinations in all of Europe”. With these selected words, Opatija was presented by the popular portal Trips To Discover, including it in its list of 15 Romantic Travel Ideas for a Valentine’s Day Escape in 2022. The choices of this popular tourist online edition, which is followed by more than 1.6 million people from all over the world, mostly from the USA, Opatija is ranked alongside renowned destinations such as Los Cabos in Mexico, French Strasbourg,…

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With Valentine’s day fast approaching, Global travel site Big 7 Travel has officially released The 15 Best Honeymoon Destinations For 2022 to inspire newlywed or soon-to-be-wed readers. To help find the best Honeymoon destinations for 2022, Big 7 Travel scoured the internet using Google trends data, Instagram hashtags and dedicated Pinterest boards. The final results were then ranked based on their overall romance, unique couple things to do and affordability. On the list in 13th place was the Dalmatian Coast in Croatia. Croatia is one of the most beautiful countries in Europe, with a dazzling coastline and charming small islands…

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The Walls of Ston, originally called Stonske zidine, is a complex made from defensive stone walls that used to be more than 7 kilometers long! That’s about 4.3 miles! These walls surround the beautiful city of Ston, which is nearby Dubrovnik, and it used to be a key portion of the Republic of Ragusa, peaking in the 15th century. One of the most famous portions of the wall is the Field Gate of the Walls, originally named Poljska vrata, and they are inscribed with various Latin inscriptions written in the 16th century. Today, this is one of the best-preserved old…

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If you ever find yourself in Split-Dalmatia county, do not forget about Omiš, a famous port that offers many interesting sights. It’s about 25 kilometers away from Split, which can be reached via many traffic routes. Omiš is also where the Cetina River reached the beautiful Adriatic Sea, making it look phenomenal in pictures. Nowadays, the municipality of Omiš counts about 14 000 people. The History Back in the age of the Illyrians and the Greeks, it was famous for naming various towns and villages by some geographical phenomenons. Omiš is derived from Onaion or Oneon, which means „hill”. It’s…

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