GGDD19:

October 8 – 12, Croatia.

WELCOME TO CROATIA!

This year’s GGDD will be held in Croatia, The event will be held in two cities: Zagreb, the capital of the country and Mali Lošinj, one of our Top 100 Destinations located in the Kvarner region.

Your visit to Croatia and Mali Lošinj provides excellent opportunities to visit the region and surroundings, as well as to learn from their sustainability challenges, dilemmas, and solutions.

Zagreb (Day 0 - 1)

The capital of Croatia and one of the oldest cities in Central Europe. This city is considered the political, commercial and cultural heart of the country.

HOW TO GET THERE?

  • Zagreb is connected to the Franjo Tuđman airport with shuttle bus which drives every half hour (40 min ride). See the timetable here. The same shuttle bus is connected to Rijeka main bus station (Žabica). See the timetable here.
  • Other bus lines can be found here.

WHAT TO DO?

WHERE TO SLEEP?

We recommend the Hilton Garden Inn*****  to stay in the city. Discounted rates to GGDD19 attendees are available on our ticketing platform.

CONFERENCE VENUE:

Hotel Hilton Garden Inn*****, Radnička cesta 21.

 

More information about activities, accommodation, and practical information on www.infozagreb.hr

Photo Credits: Zagreb Tourism Board www.infozagreb.hr Photographer: J.Duval

Gorski Kotar (Day 2)

This mountainous region was one of the 2016 Sustainable Destinations Top 100, 63% of its surface consists of forests so it is popularly known as ‘the green lungs’ of Croatia.

More information about Gorski Kotar: www.gorskikotar.hr

Photo Credits: Kvarner County Tourism Office www.kvarner.hr Photographer: Petar Trinajstić

Mali Lošinj (Day 2- 3)

The town of Mali Lošinj is nationally considered as an example of good tourism management and sustainable practices. Here, great attention is being given to preserving its natural and cultural resources, they were elected the 2nd winner of the Best of the Mediterranean awards category in 2018 and the 3rd winner of the Best of Europe awards category in 2019.

 

HOW TO GET THERE?

 

WHERE TO SLEEP?

We recommend the  Hotel Bellevue*****  to stay on the island. Discounted rates to GGDD19 attendees are available on our ticketing platform.

 

CONFERENCE VENUE:

Hotel Bellevue***** , Čikat ul. 9.

More information about activities, accommodation, and practical information on www.visitlosinj.hr

Photo Credits: Mali Lošinj Tourist Board www.visitlosinj.hr Photographer: Ivan Brčić 

Plitvice Lakes (Optional)

On Saturday 12 October*, you will have the possibility to visit the Plitvice Lakes National Park, one of the oldest and largest national parks in Croatia and a UNESCO World Heritage.

*Subject to sufficient interest. Surcharge for the visit: €  20.

More information about the National Park: www.np-plitvicka-jezera.hr

Photo Credits: Plitvice National Park www.np-plitvicka-jezera.hr

Kvarner region

Your visit to Mali Lošinj provides excellent opportunities to visit the Kvarner region or any other places in Croatia.

Other recommendations in the Kvarner region:

Recommended Kvarner-based travel agent: Val.

 

More information about the Kvarner Region: www.kvarner.hr

Photo Credits: Kvarner County Tourism Office  www.kvarner.hr Photographer: Frank Heuer 

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