• THE SPHINX OF ZADAR Restoration project begins!

    On Monday, exploratory archeological works began on the Zadar Sphinx, which are organised by the City of Zadar as part of the implementation of the RECOLOR project (Reviving and EnhaCing artwOrks and Landscapes Of the adRiatic), Grad Zadar reported. Devastated by the pain because of the premature loss of...
  • FUN FACT Plitvice on the first Zagreb travel poster from 1911

    The Zagreb City Museum showed the first travel poster of the Croatian capital made in 1911. With the slogan “La belle Croatia” highlighted in capital letters, Zagreb is presented with an artistic depiction of the Lower Town with the Cathedral in the background and a couple of people from...
  • UDBINA 10 Interesting facts about the Church of Croatian Martyrs

    Overlooking Krbava field – historically one of Croatia`s most important landscapes, rises the Church of Croatian Martyrs, the largest church in Udbina and a Croatian National Shrine. The church was officially opened in 2010 and every year people from around the world make a stop here. Last year the...
  • Celebrate Women’s Day with trips inspired by iconic female travellers

    International Women’s Day celebrates women’s achievements and gender equality all over the world, covering everything from political, social, professional and travel accomplishments. Booking.com is celebrating International Women’s Day by looking at iconic female explorers throughout the years and their incredible trips to help inspire you for your next holiday....
  • ANTE STARČEVIĆ “The Father of all Croats” died on this day

    Ante Starčević, one of the greatest people in Croatian political history, also known as “The Father of all Croats” or “The Father of Homeland” died on this day, February 28, 1896. Born in the village of Veliki Žitnik in Lika, his family taught him to love his homeland with...
  • ROUTES OF FRANKOPANS Revitalisation of 17 castles and 3 sacral buildings

    The Primorje-Gorski Kotar County plans to significantly enhance its cultural tourism by 2021, owing to the project “The routes of the Frankopans”, designed to revitalise 20 buildings that were owned or are connected with that Croatian noble family and that are presented in a photography monograph launched in Zagreb...
  • THIS IS “MUNJARA” The oldest continental hydropower plant in Croatia

    Hydroelectric power plant Ozalj “Munjara” is the oldest coniferous hydroelectric power plant in Croatia, built and commissioned in 1908 to supply Karlovac lighting. The power plant was built on a natural waterfall in the center of Ozalj and after more than one hundred years it still produces electricity. It...
  • IN MEMORIAM PIERRE BRICE Following the trails of Winnetou

    Throughout the 60’s legendary movies about the adventures of the Indian Apache chief Winnetou, based on Karl May’s novels, were filmed in Croatia. Numerous Croatian areas were chosen for the filming including Nature Park Velebit – Tulove grede ridge and Prezid pass. Pierre Brice, the French actor who embodied...
  • PHOTOS FROM THE INSIDE Last chance to save Castle Bosiljevo!

    Castle Bosiljevo – medieval castle owned by family Frankopan is a very important part of Croatian history. Built around 15 century Old Town Bosiljevo had a very turbulent history (you can read about it HERE), but nothing compares to his present. These photos, captured by our Associate Gordana Markušić,...