ZAGREB, 14 Jan (Hina) – A project of free guided sightseeing tours will be held in more than 40 Croatian cities and towns on 15 January on the occasion of Croatia’s international recognition, the national federation of associations of guides said on Wednesday.
The city tours that are part of the project, entitled “Get to know your country”, will start at noon in most of the cities involved in the project, which is being implemented in cooperation with the Croatian Tourism Board (HTZ) and a number of other partners and with the support of museums and cultural associations.
The project was introduced in 2018 and each year it drew a large number of citizens, with the exception of 2021, due to the coronavirus pandemic, said the federation’s head, Kristina Nuić Prka.
In addition to national identity and cultural heritage, the project serves to underline the importance of tourist guides for the country’s international reputation.
“We invite all citizens to get to know cities across Croatia and discover their hidden stories together with tourist guides. Every Croatian can be a promoter and ambassador of their country and it’s good to know its history and culture,” said Nuić Prka.
Places taking part include. Dubrovnik, Korčula, Split, Solin, Klis, Sinj, Trilj, Imotski, Trogir, Šiibenik, Zadar, Pag, Nin, Biograd na Moru, Benkovac, Hvar, Stari Grad, Jelsa, Metković, Vrgorac,, Vrlika, Makarska, Labin, Rovinj, Pula, Poreč, Motovun, Umag, Bale, Željava, Karlovac, Duga Resa, Sisak, Varaždiin, Zagreb, Čakovec, Samobor, Ivanić Grad, Daruvar, Vukovar, Osijek, Vinkovci, Đakovo, Slavonski Brod, Rab, Cres..
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