Location: Đurđevac

Day 1 - 30 Dec 2021

The old town of Đurđevac

Đurđevac, The old town of Đurđevac

Content: We started our trip from Zagreb. First, we visited the Old Castle of Đurđevac. The castle houses a museum, restaurant and a bar, so you can grab your lunch here.

Croatia Sahara

Đurđevac, Croatia Sahara
Đurđevac, Croatia Sahara
Đurđevac, Croatia Sahara

Content: Across the road from the castle is the Croatian Sahara. The name comes from the camels that are permanent residents of this zoo. There are also goats, horses, donkeys, llamas, chickens and peacocks. Remember to purchase the entrance ticket at the castle, it costs 20kn per adult.

Location: Osijek

Day 1 - 30 Dec 2021

Hotel Osijek

Osijek, Hotel Osijek
Osijek, Hotel Osijek

Content: We continued travelling further east to Osijek. Hotel Osijek is where we will stay during our Slavonia trip. The hotel has a wellness area for guests, including jacuzzi, sauna and Turkish hammam. It is located in the center of Osijek and just beside the Drava river.

Restoran Zimska luka

Osijek, Restoran Zimska luka
Osijek, Restoran Zimska luka
Osijek, Restoran Zimska luka
Osijek, Restoran Zimska luka

Content: We had a 3 course dinner at Restoran Zimska Luka. They serve local cuisine and Asian fusion food. The food and service were excellent. I highly recommend the Samurai ribs.

Location: Kopačevo

Day 2 - 31 Dec 2021

Kopacki Rit Nature Park

Kopačevo, Kopacki Rit Nature Park

Content: Great place for nature lovers. Take a walk through the wetlands. During winter, the boat tour operates dependent on the weather. If you visit during summer, I recommend to take the boat tour.

Location: Vukovar

Day 2 - 31 Dec 2021

Vukovar Water Tower

Vukovar, Vukovar Water Tower
Vukovar, Vukovar Water Tower

Content: A 45-minute drive from Osijek to Vukovar. Definitely must visit the Water Tower. It consists of a museum and a viewpoint of the Danube river. The ticket price of 65kn was well spent!

Location: Osijek

Day 2 - 31 Dec 2021

Restoran El Paso

Osijek, Restoran El Paso

Content: Nice boat restaurant El Paso in Osijek. The food was so delicious. The chicken was so juicy and moist it did not feel like I was eating chicken breast.

Restoran Zimska luka

Osijek, Restoran Zimska luka
Osijek, Restoran Zimska luka
Osijek, Restoran Zimska luka
Osijek, Restoran Zimska luka
Osijek, Restoran Zimska luka

Content: We had a 4-course New Year Gala Dinner. Every dish is spectacular.

Confectionery GOLD by Waldinger

Osijek, Confectionery GOLD by Waldinger

Content: We walked around and found this beautifully decorated cafe. Love the bears and the attire of the staff. They have an extensive menu of drinks and desserts, it's a nice place to hang out with friends.

Location: Osijek

Day 3 - 1 Jan 2022

Tvrđa

Osijek, Tvrđa
Osijek, Tvrđa

Content: A nice walk by the Drava river brings us to the Osijek Fortress. Inside is the old town of Osijek. You can find bars and confectionery here.

Konkatedrala sv. Petra i Pavla

Osijek, Konkatedrala sv. Petra i Pavla

Content: Beautiful piece of architecture in the central square of Osijek.

Location: Vinkovci

Day 3 - 1 Jan 2022

Gradski park Vinkovci

Vinkovci, Gradski park Vinkovci
Vinkovci, Gradski park Vinkovci

Content: Did you know that Vinkovci is the oldest European town? Here's an interesting English phone booth installed in the city park and a solar powered bench with charger.

Location: Đakovo

Day 3 - 1 Jan 2022

Katedrala sv. Petar

Đakovo, Katedrala sv. Petar

Content: The biggest cathedral of its kind in the region. Look at how magnificent it is.

Location: Slavonski Brod

Day 3 - 1 Jan 2022

Villa Lucia

Slavonski Brod, Villa Lucia

Content: Checked in to our apartment. It has a small kitchenette in the living room, and a separated bedroom. Great value for the price.

Caffe bar i bistro PodRoom Grill

Slavonski Brod, Caffe bar i bistro PodRoom Grill

Content: A nice dinner at the center of Slavonski Brod to end our day.

Location: Slavonski Brod

Day 4 - 2 Jan 2022

Brod Fortress

Slavonski Brod, Brod Fortress

Content: Visit the Slavonski Brod fortress. You can see the extent of its damage.

"Đuro Đaković" Industrial Park

Slavonski Brod, "Đuro Đaković" Industrial Park

Content: Love this open air locomotive display. And after that, we were on our way back to Zagreb.