GOSPIĆ

  • BORN AT THE STROKE OF MIDNIGHT Our 10 favorite Tesla`s Quotes

    The great inventor Nikola Tesla was born at the stroke of midnight, as July 9th became July 10th 1856, to which we say, happy birthday! At the exact time when Tesla was born a crack of lightning filled the sky. A scared midwife turned to Nikola`s mom and said...
  • THE UMBRELLA SKY PROJECT IN GOSPIĆ Donate your umbrella!

    The Vila Velebita Street will become the most photogenic street in Gospić thanks to all the citizens who will donate their own umbrellas for this interesting installation. A famous ‘Umbrella sky’ project that is spreading across Europe, has started in the Aguedi Square in Portugal, and expanded to the...
  • TESLA POWER OF LIGHTS Spectacle in Gospić for Tesla’s birthday

    On July 10th, Croatia and the world will mark the 163rd anniversary of the birth of one of the world’s greatest minds, Nikola Tesla, and his hometown of Gospić is preparing a spectacle to mark the occasion. The evening before Tesla’s birthday, on Tuesday, 9 July, a manifestation called...
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    TESLA’S MOTHER Georgina Đuka Tesla

    Georgina Đuka Tesla, Nikola Tesla’s mother, was born in the village Tomingaj in 1822 into the family of Serbian orthodox priest Nikola Mandić (1800-1863), after whom Tesla got his name, and Sofija Mandić (born Budisavljević) from Gračac in Lika. Georgina came from one of the oldest families in the...
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    VOLUNTEER PROGRAMME Come to Lika to have fun and learn new skills!

    Navigating tradition – building experiences is a three-week volunteering project funded by the European Solidarity Corps program. It will include 20 youngsters 18-30 years old from Spain, Italy, Greece, Poland and Croatia. The project consists of two phases: the first two weeks volunteers will stay in the Outward Bound...
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    A TALE OF A HOST Antonija Milković & Apartments Milković from Gospić

    Antonija Milković from Gospić has been in tourism for 12 years. She was born to a family experienced in hospitality – her grandfather opened a restaurant in the late 1960s which later also included accommodation, and the tradition carried over to her parents. Antonija is now the third generation...
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    PLITVICE, TESLA, ZRĆE New promotional video for Lika-Senj County!

    Numerous destinations in Lika-Senj County are visited by millions of tourists every year and recognized throughout the world as the top tourist destination. That is why the Lika-Senj County Tourist Board just launched a new video that portays this beautiful and diverse county. From the mountains, rivers and lakes to beautiful...
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    Rare vintage postcards from Gospić

    Old or vintage postcards are rare and very valuable. Sometimes they are very faded and hard to read, but sometimes they are very well preserved. Knowing that people’s old postcards are very precious for a number of reasons, rather than collect them at the office or museum, as many...
  • SLOW MOTION VIDEO The snowy day in Gospić

    Even if you hate the cold, it’s still possible to find these frosty days to be magical, beautiful and incredibly romantic. We are witnessing a romantic snowy day in Gospić, and want to share with you this interesting video from Stjepan Radić Square by the author Josip Durdov for...