Social Programme

Excursions: Saturday 10 November 2007

Application deadline: 1 November 2007

Payment: on site during the conference

Breakfast. Morning drive to the region of Zagorje. Through the history this was one of the poorest Croatian regions, region where hard labour didn't bring much profit. The way of peasants' life you'll be able to see in interesting ethno village of Kumrovec where our tour will start. This place is also the birth place of Yugoslav president Tito and his birth house is open to visitors. We will proceed to Stubica, centre of peasants' uprise in the year 1573. In the castle of Stubica you'll see the display dedicated to this uprise and on the nearby hill is the monument dedicated to peasants' leader Matija Gubec, so called peasants' king.
After the late lunch at the picturesque local restaurant we will return to Zagreb. On our way back we'll stop at Marija Bistrica one of the biggest Marian sanctuaries in Croatia. Visit to the church and the way of the cross. Drive back to Zagreb. End of service.

Price per person (based on 20 paying pax): 65 €

  1. whole day excursion to Zagorje region by coach
  2. entrance fee to ethno village
  3. entrance fee to Stubica Castle
  4. guided tour of Stubica Castle
  5. lunch at local restaurant
  6. english speaking guide

Breakfast. Drive to the Croatian mountain region of Lika. Arrival to National Park Plitvice Lakes which are included in the UNESCO's World Heritage list. The tour will take you around some of 16 lakes and waterfalls, the unique karst phenomena. Late lunch at the traditional house of Lika (lamb and veal) will make your day! Drive back to Zagreb. End of service.

Price per person (based on 20 paying pax): 80 €


  1. whole day excursion to Plitvice region by coach
  2. entrance fee to National Park
  3. guided tour
  4. lunch at local restaurant
  5. english speaking guide

Early morning flight to Dubrovnik. Breakfast upon arrival. Sightseeing. Protected by UNESCO, old town of Dubrovnik is one of the most beautiful spots on Earth. During the city tour which will run down the main street Placa you will witness the past glory of once independent Republic of Dubrovnik. You will visit Franciscan Monastery which houses a beautiful cloister and the oldest pharmacy in Europe. You will explore the Cathedral and St. Blasius church. Some other buildings will be viewed from the outside: Rectors Palace, Sponza Palace and its columned courtyard, Onofrio's Fountain, Dominican Monastery. Lunch at the local restaurant. Free time for exploring the city. Late afternoon transfer to the airport and evening flight to Zagreb. End of service.

Price per person (based on 20 paying pax): 250 €

  1. transfers hotel – apt Zagreb– hotel
  2. flight ticket Zagreb-Dubrovnik-Zagreb
  3. transfers airport – Dubrovnik - airport
  4. sightseeing of Dubrovnik
  5. breakfast in Dubrovnik
  6. lunch at local restaurant
  7. english speaking guide

Excursions are organised by Calypso Putnički Klub d.o.o., Rubetićeva 27, Zagreb,