• SECRET ZADAR Did you know…

    Zadar is a remarkable city of diverse history, full of known and somewhat lesser known facts and curiosities. We bet you didn’t know about some of them, so here is some insight into this ancient city. Did you know… …that during his stay in Zadar the famous film director...
  • Meet Završje, a small Istrian town in which Robin Hood was filmed

    Završje, a small Istrian town in which Robin Hood by Otto Bathurst was filmed in 2017, is located on a hill north of the Mirna River. It has always been a town of farmers who worked the fields and grew olives and fruits; there were also leather tanners. The...
  • 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...
  • Is this the nicest mountain shelter in Croatia?

    The Croatian Mountaineering Home Kapela from Zagreb last month finished work on renovating the Miroslav Hirtz shelter on White Rocks and has turned it into one of the most impressive in Croatia. The renovation of this largest mountaineering shelter in Croatia was carried out during the spring and summer,...
  • 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...
  • NEHAJ FORTRESS The symbol of the town of Senj

    The fortress represents a unique and exceptional example of fortification architecture from the transition from the middle ages to the Renaissance. Closely connected to Nehaj is the history of the Uskoks (‘Uskoci’ – Croatian guerrilla warriors against the Ottoman Empire in the 16th century). Partly built from the material...
  • Zadar, Rovinj, and Lošinj among 50 great world destinations

    Zadar, Rovinj, and Lošinj are among 50 of the world’s great destinations chosen by internationally acclaimed tourism consultant and professor Terry Stevens from Wales, who included them in his new book called “Wish You Were Here”, the Croatian National Tourist Board (HTZ) said on Friday. The HTZ said that...
  • Commercial accommodation had fewer beds, non-commercial 10% more

    In August 2020, there were over 1.75 million beds in tourist accommodation, including 1.2 million in commercial and 555,000 in non-commercial accommodation, down 0.7% and up 10% on the year respectively, according to eVisitor. Commercial accommodation accounted for 79.4% of all overnights (16.7 million), down 40% from August 2019....