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Mediteran Adria d.o.o. - Putnička agencija, Janka Polić Kamova 83, 51000 Rijeka, Hrvatska
Mon - Fri 08:00 - 16:00


Revitalization and reuse of the lost heritage of the 20th century
The aim of the REVIVAL program is to improve the system of protection and management of cultural and natural heritage in a sustainable and spatially balanced way. The program aims to make currently neglected military facilities accessible to future users and visitors, in a safe way, to raise the awareness and attention of local authorities, public policy makers and potential investors about the problem of neglect of this form of heritage as well as their economic and cultural potential, and ultimately to promote a new type of tourist offer that could become a joint cross-border brand and constitute a new tourist route.

The REVIVAL project includes the Croatian cities of Zadar, Rijeka and Split, which are currently neglected areas and which represent outstanding examples of industrial archeology, rationalist and modernist architecture built in the 20th century. Cities have chosen buildings and bunkers that will come to life through the project and fit into the international cultural route under the slogan "Let's revive them again" Revitalization and reuse of the lost heritage of the 20th century.
Day 1.
Arrival in Rijeka and accommodation in a hotel in the Rijeka area.
Dinner / overnight stay

Day 2. walking tour: Rijeka and its Italian heritage
After breakfast, the local guide will meet the group at the hotel reception and embark on a tour that will connect several historical and cultural points of Rijeka's past, not only from the Second World War era, but also from other historical periods in which Rijeka was under Italian influence.

1st Station Korzo
first, we will pass through the "heart of the city" of Korza, where we will see some of the most significant buildings from the Italian period, which have great cultural and architectural significance for the city; former Hotel Royal, Pallazzo Modello, Pallazzi Venezino...
2nd station Rijeka tunnel 
After walking through Korzo, we will pass through the Old Town to the entrance to the Rijeka Tunnel, the first military tunnel opened for tourist visits. It was dug by the Italian army in the living rock in a length of 330 meters in the period from 1939 to 1942. This was done for the purpose of protecting the civilian population from aerial bombardment, going down to a depth of ten meters in some places. It is about four meters wide and an average height of 2.5 meters. The main tunnel tube has two branches, one leading to the building of the former city municipality and the other to the cathedral of St. Vid.
3rd station Trsat steps 
After visiting the Rijeka Tunnel, we will head towards the Trsat Stairs, which are the shortest way to Trsat from the center of Rijeka. The Stairs were built in 1531 by the Croatian general Petar Kružić, and over the centuries they have been continuously extended (today there are more than five hundred of them) and equipped with votive chapels.
4th stop Trsat fortes
Trsat fortes is a strategically protruding viewpoint on a 138-meter high hill that dominates Rijeka. It was first mentioned as the seat of the parish in 1288. Since prehistoric times, there was a Liburnian watchtower from where the road from the interior to the sea was controlled. This location served the Romans very well during the strengthening of the defense system, the so-called of the Liburnian limes, whose starting point was Tarsatika, a city-fort, on the site of today's Old Town of Rijeka. A colossal view of the remains of that limes on the opposite hills, Katarina and Kalvarija, as well as the entire area of Rijeka's Old Town, can be seen comprehensively from the plateau of the Trsat castle. The Trsat castle is one of the oldest fortifications on the Croatian coast, where the features of early medieval town planning have been preserved.
After visiting Gradina, there will be a short break in one of the coffee bars in Gradina to refresh yourself and enjoy the spectacular view of the entire Rijeka.
The bus will be waiting for us nearby, and we will head towards the next landmark:
5th station The Rijeka Astronomical Center 
a unique facility of its kind in Croatia. It was opened in 2009 above the city, in a former fortress from the Second World War. In 2001, a telescope, protected by a movable dome, was installed in one of the four towers of the fort. Today, the facility is the first astronomy center in Croatia that combines an observatory and a planetarium.
After a tour of the astronomy center, there is a bus transfer to the Katarina B. fort
The 6th station "Katarina B" is a unique location where you can see all examples of bunkers (steel and concrete), tunnels, anti-tank positions and trenches, which is a representative example of the building of the defense system of the Alpine Wall in the Rijeka area. It is a military fortress that dates back to the 1930s and is located on Pulac. It is an extremely well-preserved fortress, which has a very attractive underground and above-ground part and which is a good representative of this complex fortification system.
Transfer to the hotel / Dinner / overnight stay

Day 3.
After breakfast, check-in and departure to Zadar
Dinner / overnight at the hotel

Day 4.
After breakfast, the local guide will meet the group at the hotel reception and go on a tour
Military bunkers can be toured by bus, electric bicycles or buggies.

Zadar is a city with a long history of "playing" with the defense of the city ... Because it is so cleverly located by the sea, with rich fertile lands behind it, it was a victim of various invaders many times. Through this route we will try to give you an overview of recent events in the history of the city; what sequence of events led to the Homeland War, how Zadar was attacked, how the defense was organized, how people lived all the time and what actions were decisive in turning the tide...
We will begin a tour of the C-47 underground military bunker, revitalized through the Revival project. It is an incredible fact that the surroundings of Zadar have over 200 bunkers! You will have the opportunity to visit several on our route.
We continue to another location with a bunker located on Travičina glavika, where the water tanks are hidden. From there we continue to the place where the first defensive action in the Homeland War was carried out under the code name Jaguar. This action made it possible to free the most important location, Križ Hill, our next stop. We end the tour with another very important point, which is Dračevac.

During the tour, a break will be organized for refreshment and refreshment with indigenous products.

Dinner / overnight at the hotel.

Day 5.
Breakfast, check out, departure to Split
Dinner, overnight at the hotel

After breakfast, we will go on a tour during which our guests will discover our tradition, culture and history as well as our best product - crljenak wine - from the Agricultural Cooperative "Zadruga" and a private winery.

1st station STARA MASLINA
 meet and greet with the local tour guide in front of the oldest Olea Europea olive tree (1500 years old) in Kaštel Štafilić (in front of the kindergarten). Get ready for a tour like no other. You can experience the most pleasant and original way of tasting wine and visiting some of the castles in the city.
Travel deep into the vineyards in a traditional carriage pulled by two thoroughbred horses through the spectacular Kaštela Bay, the place where the nobility built 17 castles and palaces, the home of two lovers Miljenko and Dobrila and the town where the Zinfandel grape was primarily grown. The entire route is about 18 km long and takes about 3 hours.
2nd stop AGRICULTURAL COOPERATIVE "COOP" - WINE TASTING - meeting and welcoming of locals. The stop is in front of the Agricultural Cooperative. The history of the Cooperative dates back to 1939, when the Kastelan winemakers, enthusiasts, joined forces to present their Kastelan Crljenak to Europe in the best possible way.
Guests will be able to taste wine directly from a wooden barrel (0.2 l) or from a bottle (depending on the time of visit) during our tour of our hero - the Crljenak of Kastelani. In addition to tasting, guests have the opportunity to learn how to make wine and eventually buy it.
a carriage that passes by the Rosani castle in Kaštel Lukšić (it was mentioned before in our legend about the two lovers). It was built by the Rosani family back in 1482 on a sea ridge. Known today as the home of the tragic lovers Miljenko and Dobrila, this former summer house and castle was abandoned in the 17th century, as were all the surrounding houses, because it lacked fortifications. Today it is a residence and you can walk through its landscaped gardens. We will also pass by the small chapel of St. Ivana where Miljenko and Dobrila are buried.
built by another family in the tragic love story of Miljenko and Dobrila, Vitturi Castle was built by Nikola and Jerolim Vitturi, two Trogir noblemen, in 1564. It consisted of a two-story residential building. a building with a balcony and a typical exit to the sea on the south side and with two defensive towers and a drawbridge as a connection to the mainland on the north side. The drawbridge was replaced by a single-arch stone bridge in the 18th century. In the center of the castle is a courtyard with arcades and galleries on the 1st and 2nd floors. Today, it houses the public library and the office of the Tourist Board of the town of Kaštela. Free time for photography.
5th station LOCAL WINERY - arrival at a small, well-known winery and welcome by our host. It may be difficult to pronounce, but it's a pleasure to taste Kastelan crljenak as well as prosecco, homemade cheese and olive oil. Tasting is directly from the fermentation tank or from the bottles. Here you can taste the most awarded wine in Kaštela. After a short break, we return by carriage at the first stop.

Return to the hotel / dinner / overnight

Day 7.
Breakfast / check-out from the hotel / return

• 6 nights with half board in a 4**** hotel in Rijeka/Zadar/Split
• transportation
• 1x full-day tour (approx. 6 hours) with a local guide - Rijeka and its Italian heritage (included: transportation, guide, headlamps, entrance fees)
• 1x half-day (approx. 3-4 h) tour with a local guide of the Zadar bunkers (included: AC transfer, fuel, drinks, helmets and headlamps, entrance to the bunkers)
• 1x half-day (approx. 3-4 h) tour with a local guide of Kaštela (included: guide, carriage ride, wine and olive oil tasting)
• Residence tax and VAT.

Program availability: throughout the year