4th ENSEC Conference


social programme

Thursday 4th July, 2013 - afternoon
Start: hotel WESTIN at 16:30h

If you want to explore Zagreb – the capital of Croatia, from the 11th century all the way to the present day this excursion is perfect for you. The Funicular will take you back to medieval times to hear the story about the beginning of Zagreb. You will see Gradec and Kaptol, two settlements and two hills, the Bell tower and the Priest's tower, St.Mark's and St.Catherine's Church, the first Gymnasium, the Croatian parliament, the Stone gate, the Cathedral and much more.
Price: 15 EUR

Friday 5th July, 2013 - afternoon
Start: hotel WESTIN at 16:30h

The treasures of history are kept and exhibited in the museums of Zagreb. Apart from objects related to the history of the city, the Zagreb museums and art collections possess exhibits from the whole world round of very considerable historical and artistic value. Things of particular interest are the Zagreb Mummy with the world's longest text in Etruscan, and the remains of Neanderthal prehistoric man (Homo Krapinensis).
Price: 30 EUR

Saturday 6th July, 2013 at 20:00h
Start: return bus transfers for all our participants will be organized from all 5 hotels (from MOVIE HOTEL 19.20h, from LAGUNA 19:30h, from FOUR POINTS BY SHERATON 19:35h, from WESTIN 19:40h, from INTERNATIONAL 19:50h)

Restaurant „OKRUGLJAK“
„OKRUGLJAK“ is probably one of the most authentic restaurants in Zagreb and certainly one of the most traditional establishments in the north of Croatia. „OKRUGLJAK“ is definitely one of the highlights of Zagreb's gastronomic experiences. The inhabitants of Zagreb and their guests have been taking great delight in its extensive menus and high standards for more than a century.
Price: 59 EUR
See more on: www.okrugljak.hr

Monday 8th July, 2013 (full day)
Start: hotel WESTIN at 08:30h

Join us on Croatia's most popular day trip. Discover why a million people every year visit this pearl of world's natural heritage that has been on the UNESCO World Heritage List since 1979. Experience a unique blend of continental and maritime Croatia on sixteen remarkable cascade lakes. The timeless beauty of waterfalls thrills in every season in a different way. The perfect picture nature has been creating for several millenniums, leaves everyone breathless. Experience the birth of a vivid rainbow while getting refreshed with the scattered drops of a waterfall 78 meters high. Find out why and how the Lakes change colors from emerald green to azure blue. Enjoy thousands of sparkling falls, clean pure air, the great Splasher, an idyllic boat ride on Lake Kozjak, endemic flora and fauna and Lika’s food. Take a walk on one of 18 kilometres marked trails in unspoiled countryside or relax while being driven on an electric boat or small train. Only 2 hours from Zagreb, do not miss the opportunity to enjoy this unique experience that attracts visitors from all over the globe.
On the way to Plitvice we stop at a small village and mill, Rastoke usually called “Little Plitvice”. Rastoke is situated at the Slunjcica River estuary which over travertine barriers "dissolves" into the river Korana creating a series of small lakes and picturesque waterfalls. Experience this natural monument compared with the famous Fontana di Trevi in 1860 by well known philologist and travel writer Adolf Veber Tkalcevic. Discover the rare symbiosis of fantastic natural creations and century human achievements from centuries ago.
Enjoy the fresh caught trout, well known Lika lamb or veal, deer dishes and other specialties in restaurants that blend into their beautiful surroundings.
And if we get lucky – we meet the otters that build their homes in riverbanks burrows or under the rocky ledges of Rastoke.
Price: 95 EUR (lunch included) – necessary min. number of pers. 30
See more on: www.np-plitvicka-jezera.hr