Sunday, 05 February 2017 18:05

Sibenik - Krka from Makarska

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Enjoy a drive along the coastline passing by Split, Solin, Kaštela, Trogir and Primošten on the way to Šibenik. There, we will make a short stop in the Old Town and walk past the most beautiful Gothic-Renaissance Cathedral on the Adriatic Coast. By its beauty, construction particularities and style characteristics, it represents not only the major and the most valuable monument of the town’s architectural heritage, but it is also a unique monument of the European sacral architecture, included in the UNESCO’ s World Heritage list in 2001. After that, we will proceed to the Krka Waterfalls. Located in the lovely Krka National Park, the falls cascade over 17 natural barriers. There will be ample time here for exploring, swimming in the clear river waters or taking photographs. Relax in the shade of the old oak and ash trees.
 68,00 €

Published in Makarska
Sunday, 05 February 2017 18:02

Biokovo from Makarska

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Join us on a panoramic tour of the Biokovo Mountain to discover its natural beauty, including its highest peak Sv. Jure (1,762m; 5,781 ft).
At first sight, Mount Biokovo might seem to be only a mass of naked rock, but it is actually very rich in unique plant life and numerous animal species. You will see olive trees with their picturesque trunks, small cultivated plots of land which make up a unique landscape and offer a spectacular view of the sea and the islands along the coastline. A slow walking tour with our expert guide is suitable for all ages.
With this half-day excursion you will be able to meet a whole new world of the Mediterranean beauty, interesting history and unforgettable tradition.

 46,00 €

Published in Makarska
Sunday, 05 February 2017 17:46

Mostar from Dubrovnik

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In the true sense of the word it is the city where western and eastern civilization collide. This is a city of poetry, a city of stone and sleepy, narrow winding streets. It is a city where the traveller from the North feels the first dashes of Mediterranean air imbued with scents of citrus and sea, and the traveller from the South reaches the first glimpses of the continent beyond. The town is exceptional for its dwellings and monuments assembled harmoniously over the centuries thanks to favourable geographical conditions and a sound economic climate. Experience sights such as the Old Bazaar, the Turkish House and one of the many old Mosques. After the guided tour of the town enjoy some free time for strolling around and browsing among the many old craft shops or maybe have lunch in one of the picturesque local restaurants.
Important: Passport / EU - ID required
55,00 €

Published in Dubrovnik
Sunday, 05 February 2017 17:44

Montenegro from Dubrovnik

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Montenegro is one of the last undiscovered secrets,the country whose vast natural and spiritual assets refuse to fit into any commercial pattern. Exotic landscapes are not always distant and unapproachable. Located less then an hour drive from Dubrovnik, Montenegro offers an unforgettable experience; exceptional natural beauty in combination with a rich history and culture. This is a land where the mountains descend almost directly into the sea creating a surreal atmosphere. Enjoy the drive around the Kotor Bay with it's numerous small settlements; stop in Medieval Kotor to soak in the typical Mediterranean lifestyle; continue high up into the mountains on your way to Budva, the ancient town which is today a lively tourist resort. All this and much more is Montenegro and this is why YOU should visit Montenegro!
54,00 €

Published in Dubrovnik
Sunday, 05 February 2017 17:43

Korcula from Dubrovnik

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The fabulous architecture and a rich history make the Old Town of Korčula a definite highlight of Croatia’s sixth largest island, Korčula.
At first sight, the curvy alleys and stone walls, the glistening palaces and quirky churches might strike one as a replica of Dubrovnik, but it’s actually the fine stone masons of Korčula who saved their best work for their home town. After exploring the birthplace the great traveler Marco Polo with a knowledgeable guide, enjoy time on your own swimming, shopping or simply discovering the wavering alleys. On your drive back, toast to your lovely day with a glass of the region's signature red Plavac Mali at one of the wine cellars in Pelješac peninsula.
54,00 €

Published in Dubrovnik
Sunday, 05 February 2017 17:31

Ancient Montenegro from Dubrovnik


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Nowhere else can you find, in such a small area, so much natural beauty interlaced with such a rich historical and cultural heritage like in Montenegro. Mild beaches, clear waters and gorgeous mountains that plunge into the sea will greet you upon your arrival to the Gulf of Kotor. Encircled in the mountains, the innermost bays of the Gulf, Risan and Kotor, are the earliest inhabited areas with evidences of civilization dating from Illyrian, Roman and early Christian periods. In our quest for traces and memories of past times, we will be visiting the baroque shore town of Perast. Short boat ride from town will take us to one of the two islets in the Bay to visit the Church of Our Lady of the Rocks which houses one of the finest collections of wall paintings in this part of Europe. In the UNESCO-protected town of Kotor enjoy a guided tour through one of the best preserved medieval walled cities on the Adriatic. And finally, take the opportunity to make your own memories during your free time in Kotor!
54,00 €

Published in Dubrovnik
Sunday, 05 February 2017 17:28

Cilipi from Dubrovnik


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On a Sunday morning in the idyllic village of Čilipi, experience rural traditions and folklore dances coupled with an open-air craft market
Folklore, traditions and rural living are the hallmarks of Konavle valley, the home to a group of villages set some 40 minutes from Dubrovnik. Accompanied by your tour guide, explore this corner of Dubrovnik countryside, and learn of its wonderful costumes, signature embroidery and the longstanding tradition of silk-making. Warm up with a welcome drink and a taste of regional snacks, than wander around the craft market and meet people who still live an old-school lifestyle. Later, attend the holy mass with local people, and enjoy an hour-long performance of local folklore dances.
35,00 €
Published in Dubrovnik
Sunday, 05 February 2017 16:08

Taste of Dalmatia from Dubrovnik


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This excursion really gives you the chance to TASTE Dalmatia. 
You will start with a pleasant bus ride along the Adriatic coastline and the first stop will be made in the small village of Orašac where we take part in the production of olive oil the old-fashioned way, where the “mill“ is driven by a horse. Here you will also have the opportunity to taste some home made cheese, smoked ham and wine. All this in an old-fashioned house which has not changed much through the ages. We continue towards the small town of Ston which is the “oysters capital” of Croatia. This little town is often called a small size copy of Dubrovnik. The magnificent walls surrounding the town are 5 km long and the construction started in 1317 and was finished only in the 16th century. It is one of the longest defensive walls in the world. The ancient salt pans that were in use during the Dubrovnik Republic are also interesting. Salt is still produced here. After visiting Ston, enjoy a walk along the seaside in the town of Mali Ston with a magnificent view over the oyster and mussel farms, and taste the famous seafood served on a platter in one of the local restaurants. You will certainly be delighted with this journey through time!
46,00 €

Published in Dubrovnik
Wednesday, 18 January 2017 20:21

35 million visitors in Postojna Cave

Postojna Cave has been attracting crowds of admirers from all over the world for over two hundred years and in July 2013 Postojna Cave hosted its 35th million visitor, which means that Postojna Cave is the largest and most visited show cave of the Classic Karst in Europe.

Today the known parts of the Postojna spelaean system comprise 21 km its picturesque and mysterious underground world is also a prime location for special cave adventures. The Postojna Cave is the only cave where you can experience an exciting train ride through a breath-taking underground landscape. Riding under magnificent arches is an experience you will never forget.

A tour of the cave takes around 90 minutes and is available in 15 languages. No special equipment is required, but a warm sweater and comfortable shoes are recommended, as the temperature in the cave is 10 °C.

In the immediate vicinity of Postojna Cave, in Proteus Cave with Vivarium, visitors also see some of the most interesting cave-dwelling animals. And just 10 km from the Postojna Cave is the location of the Predjama Castle, one of the most fascinating castles in the world. For more than 800 years it has perched proudly half way up a 123-metre cliff. Below Predjama Castle, there is the Predjama Cave System, which offers many possibilities for adventures, including special tours of the cave with suitable equipment.

Right next to the entrance to Postojna Cave is where the Jamski dvorec Mansion is located. It has been renovated into a modern event and culinary centre and is the perfect venue for unforgettable events. You can also pamper your palate in the nearby self-service restaurant Briljant and in the new Proteus Restaurant in the centre of Postojna.

Postojnska jama već više od dvjesto godina privlaći mnoštvo posjetitelja iz cijelog svijeta, a u srpnju 2013 ugostila je već 35-milijuntog posjetitelja, što znači da je Postojnska jama najveća i najposjećenija jama klasičnog krša u Europi.

Do sada istraženi dijelovi Postojnskog jamskog sustava obuhvaćaju dvadeset i jedan kilometar, njen slikovit i tajanstven podzemni svijet istovremeno je jedinstven prostor za najraznolikije jamske pustolovine. Samo u Postojnskoj jami možete doživjeti uzbudljivu vožnju vlakićem kroz nevjerojatno lijep podzemni pejzaž. Vožnja ispod veličanstvenih svodova koje poput lustera krase stalaktiti doživljaj je koji ćete još dugo pamtiti.

Posjet jami u prosjeku traje sat i pol, a za njega osim toplijeg pulovera i udobnih cipela ne trebate posebnu opremu, jer u jami je stalna temperatura 10 °C, a staze su uređene.

U neposrednoj blizini Postojnske jame, u Proteusovoj jami s vivarijem posjetitelji mogu vidjeti nekoliko najzanimljivijih jamskih životinja. A samo deset kilometara od Postojnske jame nalazi se Predjamski grad, jedan od najljepših dvoraca na svijetu. Već više od osamsto godina ponosno stoji usred sto dvadeset i tri metara visoke kamene stijene. Ispod Predjamskoga grada sakriva se Predjamski jamski sustav koji nudi puno mogućnosti za posebne doživljaje, uključujući posebni doživljaj razgledavanja pomoću prikladne opreme.

Odmah kraj ulaza u Postojnsku jamu nalazi se Jamski dvorac koji je obnovljen u moderni manifestacijski i gastronomski centar te je odlično mjesto za nezaboravne događaje. Okusne pupoljke možete zadovoljiti u obližnjem samoposlužnom restoranu Briljant te u novom restoranu Proteus u središtu Postojne.

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Dubrovnik city walls protected the freedom and safety of a “civilised” and “sophisticated” republic that flourished in peace and prosperity for five centuries.

Dubrovnik city walls run uninterrupted from 1940 meters (6,360 ft). Maximum height is around 25 meters. Built from 7th – 17th and defined in 14th century. Built with limestone. Well preserved and almost intact due to the extraordinary Dubrovnik (Republic of Ragusa) diplomacy. Open to public daily from 9am – 7pm. Old city of Dubrovnik with Dubrovnik ramparts is on the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites.

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