The Croatian city of Djakovo is the
seat of the Djakovo and Srijem Catholic diocese. The magnificent
of Djakovo; is the symbol of the town and the most important sacral
not of the whole region of Slavonia.
opera artists, and art exhibitions are organized in the exhibition
The landscaped park from
the 19th century near the bishop's palace is a horticultural monument
special protection as well as the nearby Small Park dating from the
into the 20th century.
The central traditional
event is called Djakovo Embroidery (Djakovacki Vezovi), a folklore show
of the regions Slavonia and Baranja. It begins in July, presenting
folk costumes, folklore dancing and singing groups, customs. The horse
and wedding wagon show is a special part of the program. During the
program on the racecourse, pure-bred white Lipizzaner horses from the
centre in Ivandvor, which has been breeding outstanding horses ever
1506, can be seen.
The traditional Slavonian
cuisine is famous for its meat specialities as kulen, (smoked pepper
sausages, smoked ham, venison and freshwater fish dishes. Thera are
wines of the Djakovo region as Weissburgunder, (another name for Pinot
Blanc), and the brands like Traminer, Riesling) being offered both in
and it's surrounding area.
Find out more about the city of Djakovo - A
beautiful town in the region of Slavonia, Croatia, 37 km to the
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Croatia and you will never forget the unforgettable natural beauty of
place where the Mediterranean, the Alps and the Pannonian plain come
National Parks - Of the eight national parks,
four are in the mountain regions (Risnjak, Paklenica, Velebit and the
Plitvice Lakes) and four are in the coastal area (Kornati, Mljet,
Brijuni and Krka).
Nature Parks & Strict Reserves - Croatia can pride itself on
and abundant plant and animal life outside the areas under protection.
Adriatic Coast - The Jewel of the Mediterranean - Long
beaches, the rocks reflected in the sea, a pleasant rest away from the
pressure of a business, the bustle of the big city and a total escape
the drudgery of everyday life. The rugged coast of the Croatian
is perfect for nautical tourism. Croatia has been described as the
and a sailing boat paradise.
City Guide - The other dimension of Croatia is the urban culture:
towns are more numerous here than in any other part of Southeastern
Accommodations Info - Croatia offers great accommodations for
business and pleasure. After all, tourism
in the modern sense began in Croatia in the 19th century.
Government - Croatia is a multiparty parliamentary republic.
Capital city is Zagreb,
the economic, traffic, cultural and academic centre.
Zagreb - Croatian gorgeous capital city has been a focal point of
culture and science, and now this charming
is the hub of the business, academic, cultural, artistic and sporting
Islands - Croatia has an impressive
number of over 1000 islands, reefs and cliffs. A vast majority of the
Adriatic sea islands are located near the northeastern,
Gastronomy & Related Info - Traditional Croatian cuisine is
represented by a full table of high quality specialties. Variety of
quality food is huge and every town, not to
mention that every region has it's own local specialties.
Croatia - Important info for travelers to Croatia.
Phone Numbers - Important phone numbers in Croatia.
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