- Location: Podravina
- County: Koprivničko-križevačka
If you wish to visit an area rich in history, culture and tradition, and at the same time enjoy pristine nature, Podravina is definitely the right choice for you and your family! There are many surprises – an abundance of water, vegetation and wildlife, await at the merging of the rivers Mura and Drava, the so-called «Croatian Amazon». Have you heard of «Podravina's Sahara»? This is just another reason to visit this region and experience the unique beauty of «Đurđevečki peski» (Đurđevac Sands) in the heart of Podravina, surrounded by fertile soil that gives no indication of the desert it hides.
Join in a conversation with the locals and learn about the strong tradition of this region, compare lifestyles of the past and present and discover what and how is passed down to future generations. Podravina is the cradle of Croatian Naïve Art, a form of art recognized world-wide and inspired by Podravina’s idyllic lifestyle and tradition. Museums, galleries, private craft-trades and homesteads are just some of the interesting places to visit. And finally, local delicacies are the perfect surprise to round-off this extraordinary experience of Podravina and the treasures it holds.
The main activities include: discovering the confluence of the rivers Mura and Drava; Podravina’s Sahara – a natural marvel in the heart of fertile plains; dense forests near Repaš; a tour of the cultural- historical heritage of Podravina in many naïve art galleries and museums; water activities; traditional workshops; national costumes and folklore; local food and drinks.
Tourist packages range from 1 - 8 days. The programme outline for an 8 day package includes: Day 1: Zagreb - Križevci; Days 2 - 5: Koprivnica - Molve - Repaš - Đurđevački peski - Đurđevac - the estuary of the River Mura where it flows into the River Drava - Legrad; Day 6: Čakovec - Sveti Martin; Day 7: Virovitica - Višnjica - Našice; Day 8: Koprivnica - Zagreb. Packages are available throughout the year for groups between 2 - 40 people. Accommodation is provided at 2, 3 and 4 star hotels. Transport is possible with your own vehicle or provided by us, by bus. Professional guides are available in English, German, and other languages upon prior request. All tour information and sequence area guide and subject to change. Please contact us in order to prepare a detailed tour proposal, including a day by day itinerary of the locations you wish to visit. Koncept putovanja d.o.o. Koprivnica.