Arrival to Osijek and afternoon check in at rural estate situated in the very center of the old and baroque part of the city called “Tvrđa“(The Fortress). It was first built in the 18th century and now has a touch of the Art Nouveau style. There are an individual approach and modern facilities that will make your stay unique. After the short break and refreshments, we start our story with a walking tour. Your guide and host will take you to the Drava River, parks, city river port, St. Peter and Paul’s Cathedral and city center. You’ll go back to your accommodation through the most beautiful secession street in Croatia – the European Avenue. After the walking tour, you are in for a dinner at the traditional restaurant. Relax and have fun in a friendly atmosphere with wine and local live music. When you decide to get some sleep and prepare for your next day, your stay is just around the corner.
After the breakfast, we continue our adventure by visiting Baranja. It is time for you to get acquainted with the tradition of the Baranja region and the life in the local villages. Our first stop is at Ethnological Center in Beli Manastir where you will learn the details of a life as it once was and the customs that are still a part of everyday life. Afterward, we drive along wine road towards Ethno village Karanac. Yes, this is the part where you will try famous Baranja wines, enjoy traditional lunch and visit “The Streets of Forgotten Time”. “The Streets of Forgotten Time” is the name of houses that keep our past and the traditional way of life still alive. Pottery, carpentry, barrel workshops, weaving workshop and barber shop look the same as at they did so many years ago. Afterward, we are driving back to Osijek. You have some free time to enjoy the city.
This day leads us to Vukovar and Ilok. In Vukovar, we will visit a memorial hospital from the Homeland War, left as it was during the fierce bombing. The walk and the refreshments follow. You´ll have a walking tour through Vukovar and its main sightseeing points. Afterward, we go to Ilok for a visit to the centuries-old wine cellar and wine tasting. After guided tour via wine cellar and lunch, you are driving back to Osijek for a free time and your own exploring.
Breakfast and check out. Thank you for traveling with us and see you next time for another adventure of discovering unexplored Croatian regions.