1st UNWTO International Conference on Tourism and the Media


"Tourism in the Headlines" Zagreb, Croatia, 12-13 September 2011

 

Atlas Travel Agency

Dubrovnik – 2 day tour

Panoramic drive to a lookout point that offers a view of the island Lokrum and Elafite in the distance. In developing its fleet and trade in the Mediterranean, Dubrovnik has created one of the most powerful merchant navies 16th century. This city of glorious past was the seat of a small but powerful country, the Republic of Dubrovnik, which has preserved the independence of 450 years. Meet its old town which is on the UNESCO World Heritage List, surrounded by well-preserved walls and towers.


Split – 2 day tour
City sightseeing tour that includes famous Diocletian's Palace which is under the UNESCO list of World Heritage, the Peristyle, Jupiter's Temple, the old town and the cathedral. Lunch in a restaurant down town.


Plitvice Lakes – excursion

The Plitvice Lakes National Park is the largest area of protected nature in Croatia. The Plitvice Lakes were declared a national park on 8th April 1949; it is a forested mountain area with a series of 16 smaller and bigger lakes of crystal blue-green colour. The waters originate from numerous small rivers and creeks, and they are interlinked by cascades and waterfalls. Spacious forest area, extraordinary natural beauty of the lakes and waterfalls, the richness of flora and fauna, mountain air, contrast of autumn colours, forest paths and wooden bridges and much more, make a unique whole which UNESCO declared the world natural heritage in 1979, among the first ones in the world.


Osijek & Baranja - excursion

A visit to Osijek and Baranja will show you the richness of eastern Croatia; what these parts are usually remembered by is their genuine hospitality, twinkle in their hosts’ eyes, scent of pure nature, sounds of the tambura instrument, traditional delicious dishes and exquisite wines and a visit to Belje wine cellar dating back to 1526. Vineyards as far as your eyes can see are a sight for sore eyes, and a tour of eco villages brings an air of nostalgia for times gone by. Return from the trip leaves you with a lot of impressions, warmth in your heart and a wish to return there soon.

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Ban Tours Travel Agency

Plesivica wine road & Samobor Tour – excursion

The wine road currently features approximately 30 wineries. Plesivica offers a broad spectrum of varieties—Grasevina, Chardonnay, Rhine Riesling, Neuburger, Pinot gris, Pinot blanc, Gewürztraminer, Sauvignon, Zeleni Silvanac, Zuti Plavec.
Homemade traditional lunch will be served in a delightful restaurant near the vineyards. After lunch the excursion leads you to the delightful town of Samobor situated at the foot of the mountain Samobor in the Zagreb County. Samobor is a town with ancient ruins from the Stone and Iron Age, and even today keeps the charter of King Bela IV which included the town among the medieval, and distinguished "free royal cities." Dinner will be held in a family run estate in the area where you will be introduced with the traditional preparation of the indigenous bermet and Samobor mustard.

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Globtour Event Travel Agency

Castle Trakoscan and Museum of the Krapina Neanderthals - excursion

Castle, 83km northwest of Zagreb. Although the exact date of its construction is unknown, it retains classic 12th century and 13th century features and was occupied by the aristocratic Draskovic family from the end of the 16th century. The castle is a perfect harmony of nature and architecture. It is located on a hill with a garden within a park-forest and it belongs to the cultural and natural monuments of the top category.

Visit the completely new Museum of the Krapina Neanderthals which with its modern architecture and multimedia presentations contribute to the dignity one of the most famous Palaeolithic sites in the world. Hušnjakovo site is the world's most famous site Neanderthal man and the full range of the richest fossil collection. Protected as the first paleontological nature monument in Croatia. The museum exhibition includes geological, paleontological and archaeological collection.

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