• AlUla heritage sites reopen to public 31 October

    AlUla, the open-air museum of unprecedented historical and cultural significance in North West Saudi Arabia will be re-opening its heritage sites on 31 October in a significant step to realise its tourism ambitions. The Royal Commission for AlUla (RCU) has confirmed that the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Hegra; the...
  • Mali Ston Oysters Awarded EU Protected Designation of Origin

    The “Malostonska Kamenica” oyster has received the European Union’s protected designation of origin and protected geographical indication and is protected throughout the European Union, the Ministry of Agriculture said on Tuesday. The decision guarantees consumers that they are buying an authentic product, the European Commission said in the Official...
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    LIKA-SENJ COUNTY Top 10 Instagram photos of the week!

    Abig shoutout to all of the photographers who help remind us how beautiful Lika-Senj county is. Join the Instagram Lika-Senj county tour, grab your phones or cameras and get snapping. Hashtag #plitvicetimes and we’ll find you. Here it is, top ten Instagram photos of the week! 1. Reflection of...
  • Tourists spend average €98 per day

    Tourists vacationing in Croatia in 2019 spent a daily average of €98 per person and per overnight stay, with the amount being slightly higher in the continental part of the country, €115, and a little lower on the coast, €97, shows a survey conducted by the Institute of Tourism....
  • 50% lower prices in hotels, restaurants and national parks on 16-25 Oct

    More than 250 businesses in the hospitality industry have offered their participation in the programme designed by the Tourism Ministry to offer lower prices in a week in the off-season, and 60 more applications are also being considered, Tourism Minister Nikolina Brnjac said on Wednesday. The campaign called “Tjedan...
  • Varazdin pastry given EU protected designation of origin

    The Varazdinski Klipic pastry is the 27th Croatian product entered in the register of protected designations of origin and protected geographical indications, the Agriculture Ministry said on Tuesday. The head of the Varazdin County Tourist Board, Natalija Martincevic, told Hina she was proud this was the fourth autochthonous product...
  • PHOTOS Grižane Castle ruins on rocky cliff

    In the area of the former Vinodol principality, the princes Frankopan had built nine castles. In today’s Vinodol area, there are still three of the nine existing castles and one of them is in Grižane. In the medieval age it was a strategic point in Vinodol valley, but it...
  • PHOTO TOUR The old Castle of Drivenik

    In the area of the former Vinodol principality, the princes Frankopan had built nine castles, and their representatives were signatories of the Vinodol Codex from 1288. In today’s Vinodol area, there are still three of the nine existing castles – in Bribir, Grižane, and Drivenik, and another one, dating...
  • Nicolas Cage new movie filming in Dubrovnik

    The shooting of the film titled “The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent”, starring Nicolas Cage and Pedro Pascal, starts in Dubrovnik on Monday, the Croatian Audiovisual Centre (HAVC) has said. This is the ninth project to apply for the incentive programme for filming in Croatia in a year when...