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Osijek

Osijek is not so well known as other cities in Croatia, such as Rijeka or Split, however it is a city with an ancient history, and a lot to offer to its visitors. Osijek will appear as a small version of Wien or Budapest, thanks to its Austro – Hungarian buildings and its fortress, but then, every tourist will discover another side of the city, made of traditions, food delicacies and a lively but elegant city life thanks to the university! Visit Osijek to discover its spirit and the quiet life on the river!

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Historians can trace back the history of the city to the Romans, who conquered also the Balkans. Then, the city went through different eras, until the last colonizers, who were the emperors of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, which made the city a splendid gem on the river Drava. Moreover, every visitor can still admire the magnificent Austro-Hungarian buildings, the plaza in the city centre and the elegance of its streets with shops and boutiques. Nowadays, the city life is enriched by the students of the university and the nightlife on the little bars next to the river. Osijek can suit everyone: if you are looking for a cultural holiday you will it here; if you are looking for a relaxing holiday, don’t waste time and come to Osijek; if you are more a young tourists, well, you will find what you need in the modern and young part of the city! Just come here and enjoy your holiday while you walk along the river and you come close to the Croatian essence.

Highlights

  • Tvrđa. It is the old castle of the city, built in the XVIII century by the Hapsburgs, to preserve and protect the city. Now it has become a museum and it also comprehends some bars and restaurants.
  • The high city. Here, you will discover the cathedral devoted to Saint Paul and Peter, with its tower and the 40 glass windows and statues!
  • Kopački Rit National Park. In this park, located where the Danube and the Drava meet, you will admire a luxurious flora and many wild animals, such as deers, boars, foxes…
  • Riblji paprika. Well, you can’t leave the city without trying its specialty: a fish from the river cooked with a spicy paprika from the region!
  • Shopping. Why not? You are in a relaxing holiday, so you can stroll around the city centre and discover the many boutiques and shops in the little alleys next to the square.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Tvrđa. It is the old castle of the city, built in the XVIII century by the Hapsburgs, to preserve and protect the city. Now it has become a museum and it also comprehends some bars and restaurants.
  • The high city. Here, you will discover the cathedral devoted to Saint Paul and Peter, with its tower and the 40 glass windows and statues!
  • Kopački Rit National Park. In this park, located where the Danube and the Drava meet, you will admire a luxurious flora and many wild animals, such as deers, boars, foxes…
  • Riblji paprika. Well, you can’t leave the city without trying its specialty: a fish from the river cooked with a spicy paprika from the region!
  • Shopping. Why not? You are in a relaxing holiday, so you can stroll around the city centre and discover the many boutiques and shops in the little alleys next to the square.