This picturesque town, located in the northwestern Istria, should not be missed while traveling through Istria. Harmony of the present and the past is felt at every turn. Old palaces and churches witness the long history of Groznjan. Today there are numerous galleries, art workshops and studios on town's squares and stone-paved streets, which is why it is known as the destination for musicians and artists from all over the world. Groznjan awakes in the spring when it becomes the host for numerous artistic and musical events that last till the fall. During the summer months, art lovers can enjoy in numerous workshops and international jazz festival that hosts some of the best jazz musicians in the world, while nature lovers won't be disappointed with vineyards, olive groves and woods that surround the place and are a real treat for the eyes.
Croatian capital is listed as the second best destination in Europe at the recent electronic competition of the portal European Best Destinations. 20 European cities participated in the competition and Porto took the first place. It seems that Zagreb attracts, every year, more and more visitors from Europe but also from all over the world. Besides the beautiful architecture of Gornji Grad and park Zrinjevac, located in the center of the city, Zagreb attracts visitors with its rich cultural and entertainment offer throughout the year. This city of art and culture is an ideal choice at any time of the year. When in Zagreb, do not miss to attend some of the many concerts, theater plays and top sporting events. Also, rich gastronomic offer should not be ignored. In the Croatian capital, you can taste the best dishes from all the parts of Croatia.
In the second half of February Samobor will surely be one of the most cheerful cities that will bring together all those looking for fun and good atmosphere. Famous Samobor Carnival (fasnik) will take place in this picturesque town in the northwestern Croatia from 21 February till 4 March. Samobor has almost two hundred years old tradition of this cultural and entertainment event. In this period, all visitors will be able to enjoy the program with numerous guests. Street performers and many cultural - artistic societies will perform at several locations and a number of workshops for children will be organized. The central ceremony will be held at the King Tomislav Square and the carnival groups from whole Croatia will participate. A good entertainment is guaranteed so do not miss to visit Sambor.