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Publication of the Ministry of Tourism and the Archaeological Museum “20 top archaeological destinations in Croatia” presented

first_imgCroatia needs to promote its historical-cultural-archaeological sites more and better, because it can achieve even better recognition and strengthen tourist traffic, concluded the presentation of the first publication created by the cooperation of the tourism and archeology sector – “20 top archaeological destinations in Croatia”.The publication was published in Croatian and English, in 1.000 copies, in cooperation with the Archaeological Museum in Zagreb and experts, by the Ministry of Tourism at the initiative of Vlasta Klarić and Dora Kušan Špalj, and shows archaeological destinations in the coastal and continental parts of the country. and UNESCO destinations.The publication is presented in the coastal part of Pula, NP Brijuni, Kvarner – Rijeka and Krk and Lošinj and Cres, Zadar, Nin, Solin and Vid, on the continent Krapina, Zagreb-Ščitarjevo (Velika Gorica), Varaždinske Toplice, Sisak, Vinkovci and Vukovar , and among UNESCO destinations Poreč, Šibenik, Trogir, Split, Hvar and Dubrovnik. In addition to descriptions and curiosities, they are accompanied by location signs and the possibilities of how to get there, with recommendations for events, travel agencies and cultural institutions where visitors can get more detailed information. “It is a publication in the form of a kind of guide to carefully selected 20 locations, which with their historical-cultural and scientific importance can attract many tourists interested in the cultural offer and because of its attractive potential.”, Said the director of the Archaeological Museum in Zagreb, Sanjin Mihelić, saying that something like this was missing to create a quality partnership of archeology and tourism in which he sees a lot of room for cooperation.www.vucedol.hrAs Danijel Petković, director of the Vinkovci City Museum, points out, the development of cultural tourism in Croatia is one of the priorities of the Government of the Republic of Croatia determined by the Tourism Development Strategy until 2020 and the Ministry of Tourism by issuing this publication, recognizing the importance of a focused approach to tourism. in this case, especially the archeological one, it gives an additional impetus and contribution to the recognizability of Croatian destinations. “In accordance with the Tourism Development Strategy of the Republic of Croatia until 2020, the publication aims to point out the best archaeological sites open to the public, create an effective tool for business users, travel agencies and tour operators, expand the range of business users of archaeological resources for innovative programs. sustainable tourism in destinations and at archeological sites, expand the time span of visits to destinations, network resources, business and private users, and in addition create an attractive signpost for individual visitors. We are pleased that this publication lists two sites from our county: Vinkovci and Vučedol, thus giving importance to the quality and opportunities for tourism development in our county, which are supported by all local tourist boards, says Petković, adding that for an uninterrupted period of 8 years. In the Vinkovci area, settlements of different inhabitants are inherited, which is why Vinkovci is one of the most important archeological sites in continental Croatia, so Vinkovci can also boast of two eponymous cultures – Sopot and Vinkovci culture. one of the largest hoards of late antique silverware was found in mid-2012. ” Petković points out.By publishing this publication, the Ministry of Tourism, recognizing the importance of a focused approach to the tourist valorization of the best in heritage, in this case especially archeological, gives additional impetus and contribution to the recognizability of Croatian destinations, it was pointed out at the presentation. The publication of the publication was encouraged given that this form of tourism is gaining in importance in the world, and archaeological tourists are generally happy to visit the Mediterranean and other countries that successfully present their heritage.An indicator of interest in the archaeological heritage is the fact that Italy typically records 38 million tourist visitors a year with its archaeological attractions and museums, Turkey approximately 10 million visitors a year, and Greece 14 million visitors to sites and museums. The record in total visits to all cultural institutions is certainly recorded by the United Kingdom with approximately 80 million visitors a year. Croatian localities and museum institutions are visited by a total of about 5 million visitors a year, which is a challenge and a need for stronger affirmation of this strong potential, especially through tourism.You can view and download the publication “20 top archaeological destinations in Croatia” in digital edition in Croatian here, and in English at linklast_img

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