Today’s city of Karlovac developed from a medieval fortress built for defense from Turkish incursions into Central Europe. It was founded on July 13, 1579. The central part of the old town is still based on the fortress remnants, shaped as a six-pointed star, once surrounded by strong walls and deep moats. From its inception, Karlovac has been one of the biggest traffic junctions in Croatia. The reason for this is primarily from its exceptionally favorable geographical position in the western part of Croatia, as well as the confluence of river valleys of Kupa, Korana, Mrežnica and Dobra. Karlovac is visited by a large number of tourists each year. They are drawn by four clean rivers and their tributaries, various possibilities for many diverse forms of recreations, hunting, fishing, numerous cultural and historical monuments, as well as a large number of localities attractive to tourists in the wider surrounding area.
Horse Riding experience in Croatia
Enjoy a horse riding holiday in a relaxed and playful atmosphere in Croatia. This package has a mini riding school for beginners and for those who have more experience there are short horse riding trips. Under expert guidance you will learn how and what to feed the horses, how to groom them and how clean hooves. Accommodation is in the 4* Hotel Korana, located on the banks of the river Korana, surrounded by a hundred year old park!
- Accommodation in the 4* Hotel Korana Srakovcic
- Explore beautiful Croatia on horseback and horse ride around the Plitvice Lakes
- Riding school for beginners, and rides in the forests and by rivers for those more experienced.
- Accommodation in 4* Hotel Korana
- 3 dinners on the terrace with view of the river Korana
- 3 days x 2 hours horse riding, small riding school
- Use of wellness centre
- Use of swimming pool
- City tax, insurance
- Return airport transfers
- Meals & beverages – unless otherwise specified
- Local taxes where applicable
- Everything not specified above
Transfers from Zagreb airport are available, please enquire with a member of staff. More experienced riders If you are a more experienced rider and wish to have the break tailored to your abilities then please enquire with our staff on firstname.lastname@example.org
4* Hotel Korana Srakovcic in Karlovac
Hotel Korana, the most beautiful hotel in Karlovac was built way back in 1908 on the banks of river Korana, in the heart of the most beautiful park in Croatia – the Vrbanić perivoj (Vrbanic gardens). A historically known sanitarium, baths, picnic grounds… and the favorite gathering spot of the city on the very edge of Karlovačka Zvijezda, one of the symbols depicted on numerous postcards of Karlovac
Hotel Korana-Srakovčić is an exclusive four star hotel which is one of the most beautiful small hotels in Croatia.
On the eve of the hotel's centennial celebration, it was voted the best small hotel in Croatia and received a "Tourist Flower 2006" award. They are also holders of the first prize in the best small hotel category in continental Croatia for 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011.
Hotel Korana-Srakovčić is situated on the banks of river Korana, on the very edge of the Karlovačka Zvijezda, surrounded by a hundred year old park.
It is a short 5 minute walk to the city centre, with a nearby bar and park if you don’t wish to venture into town. It is very close to shops and local amenities etc.
Nearest Airport: Zagreb Airport (approx. 45mins)
Follow Ul. Rudolfa Fizira and Zagrebačka ul. to Veliko Polje. Take the E65/E70/E71 to prilaz Većeslava Holjevca/D1/D3 in Karlovac. Take exit 3 from E65/E71. Continue on prilaz Većeslava Holjevca/D1/D3. Drive to Ul. Perivoj Josipa Vrbanića.
By Public Transport
Private return transfers are available for this package
By Private Transfer
Taxi available outside airport. Private transfer available on request for this package, please enquire.
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