Tour of Croatia 2016 / Host Cities

Host Cities

Stage 1: Osijek - Varaždin (19.04.2016.)

Stage 1: Osijek - Varaždin

Osijek

This year, Tour of Croatia starts in the city of Osijek. This charming city, situated on the Drava river, has a rich history that dates back to the Roman times. The Romans...
Stage 1: Osijek - Varaždin

Koprivnica

City of Koprivnica is a historical trade centre of the Podravina region. It is a city in the northern part of Croatia and the capital of the Koprivnica-Križevci County. In 2011 the...
Stage 1: Osijek - Varaždin

Ludbreg

The town of Ludbreg is located near the city of Varaždin. It is also known as the “centre of the world” or “centrum mundi” because it was equally distant from all the major cities...
Stage 1: Osijek - Varaždin

Varaždin

Varaždin is a city located in the northern Croatia, 81 km from the city of Zagreb. It is known as the “Baroque city” due to well preserved baroque buildings and as the “City of...

Stage 2: NP Plitvička jezera – Split (20.04.2016.)

Stage 2: NP Plitvička jezera – Split

Plitvička Jezera

Plitvice Lakes National Park is one of the oldest national parks in Southeast Europe and the largest national park in Croatia....
Stage 2: NP Plitvička jezera – Split

Split

Split is the second-largest city of Croatia and the largest city of the region of Dalmatia. It lies on the eastern shore of the Adriatic Sea, centred on the Roman Palace of the...

Stage 3: Makarska – Šibenik (21.04.2016.)

Stage 3: Makarska – Šibenik

Makarska

Makarska (pronounced [mâkarskaː]) is a small city on the Adriatic coastline of Croatia, about 60 km (37 mi) southeast of Split and 140 km (87 mi) northwest of Dubrovnik. It has a...
Stage 3: Makarska – Šibenik

Brela

Brela is a municipality in the Split-Dalmatia County. It is known as the pearl of Makarska riviera. In 1968 Brela was crowned as "Champion of Adriatic" for high achievements in...
Stage 3: Makarska – Šibenik

Sinj

Sinj is a town in the continental part of Split-Dalmatia County,Croatia. The town itself has a population of the administrative municipality, which includes surrounding villages,...
Stage 3: Makarska – Šibenik

Šibenik

Šibenik is a historic city in Croatia, located in central Dalmatia where the river Krka flows into the Adriatic Sea. Šibenik is a political, educational, transport, industrial and...
Stage 3: Makarska – Šibenik

Tučepi

Tučepi is a known tourist centre, but the early settlement dates back four millennia. Today, the place is a combination of the past and the future. A unique, well preserved...
Stage 3: Makarska – Šibenik

Podgora

Podgora is a small county on the Makarska Riviera, in the foothills of Biokovo. During WWII, Yugosavian Navy was founded in this territory. 
Stage 3: Makarska – Šibenik

Drvenik

Drvenik dates back to the 13th century. Early settlers descendent from the Biokovo to the seaside and started the development of the area. Like the rest of the Makarska Riviera,...
Stage 3: Makarska – Šibenik

Gradac

Gradac is a tourist centre which got its first hotel in 1919. Archeological findings prove the existence of the settlement from the Roman era, but the most of the findings are the...
Stage 3: Makarska – Šibenik

Primošten

Primošten is a small, rich county on the Adriatic seaside. Rapid development started in 1960 when a group of students built an esperanto-camp. Over the next ten years, the area...
Stage 3: Makarska – Šibenik

Rogoznica

They say Rogoznica is a town of the warm waters, beautiful beaches, slate and stone. This small county is located on a peninsula and it is a prominent tourist centre, mostly thanks...

Stage 4: Crikvenica – Učka (22.04.2016.)

Stage 4: Crikvenica – Učka

Crikvenica

Crikvenica is the largest settlement on the coast of the Vinodol coastal area, Croatia, and developed on the site of Roman era settlement and military base called Ad Turres. The...
Stage 4: Crikvenica – Učka

Novi Vinodolski

Novi Vinodolski ,often also called Novi or Novi del Vinodol o Novi in Valdivino in Italian) is a town on the Adriatic Sea coast in Croatia, located south of Crikvenica, Selce and...
Stage 4: Crikvenica – Učka

Kraljevica

Kraljevica (known as Porto Re in Italian and literally translated as "King's cove" in English) is a town in the Kvarner region of Croatia, located between Rijeka and Crikvenica,...
Stage 4: Crikvenica – Učka

Rijeka

Rijeka is the principal seaport and the third-largest city in Croatia (after Zagreb and Split). It is located on Kvarner Bay, an inlet of the Adriatic Sea and has a population of...
Stage 4: Crikvenica – Učka

Opatija

Opatija is situated in the Gulf of Kvarner in a sheltered position at the foot of Učka mountain. It is a popular summer and winter resort. The town's modern history began in 1844,...

Stage 5: Poreč – Umag (23.04.2016.)

Stage 5: Poreč – Umag

Poreč

Poreč/Parenzo is a town and municipality on the western coast of the Istrian peninsula, in Istria County, Croatia. It’s more than 2000 years old town with harbour protected by...
Stage 5: Poreč – Umag

Novigrad

Novigrad/Cittanova is a town and a municipality in Istria County in western Croatia located on small peninsula. In Croatian it is also sometimes referred to as Novigrad Istarski to...
Stage 5: Poreč – Umag

Umag

City of Umag is located in Istria County in western Croatia. It was mentioned for the first time in the 7th century by an anonymous citizen from Ravenna, but already existed in...

Stage 6: Sveti Martin na Muri – Zagreb (24.04.2016.)

Stage 6: Sveti Martin na Muri – Zagreb

Sveti Martin na Muri

Sveti Martin na Muri is located in a valley between the northern hills, near the river Mura on the northernmost point of Croatia. Municipality Sveti Martin na Muri is an area where...
Stage 6: Sveti Martin na Muri – Zagreb

Prelog

The town of Prelog is located in the southern part of Međimurje County, on the shores of the Drava and Lake Dubrava, a reservoiron the river. The city of Čakovec is the capital of...
Stage 6: Sveti Martin na Muri – Zagreb

Sveti Ivan Zelina

Sveti Ivan Zelina is the centre of Prigorje region and a well-known wine region. This locality boasts a rich wine tradition of over 150 years old. The first wine exhibition in...
Stage 6: Sveti Martin na Muri – Zagreb

Zagreb

Zagreb is the largest city in Croatia and also its capital. The wider area of Zagreb brings the total metropolitan population up to 1.2 million inhabitants. It is a city known for...