Karlovac is a city in the northwest Croatia, 45 km southwest of Zagreb with a population of approximately 60,000.

9 things to do

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Hostel Na putu

Reception: 8am-10pm, Monday-Sunday. Newly opened (August 2014) and first hostel/backpacker style accommodation in the city centre. Owned by an Irish/Croatian couple. Hostel Na putu currently has 20 beds in 5, 7 & 8 bed sized dorms and offers all the usual hostel extras: free linen, free wifi, free tea & coffee, fully equipped kitchen, security lockers and large common areas for socialising.

Karlovac Piano Festival

Karlovac Piano Festival is typically held in mid-summer. It consists of piano lessons and master classes with renowned piano pedagogues, concerts and International Piano Competition.

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Karlovacki Dani Piva

Annual beer festival. The most crowded place at that time of summer, with various folks around. You can grab a beer and pretzel and see if there's a music which suits you.

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Mountain Biking

Mountain biking is recommended. Lots of preserved trails all around the city and enthusiastic bikers who'll gladly guide you.

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Swimming / Rafting / Kayaking

Great swimming in summer months in Karlovac rivers Korana and near by Mrežnica with rafting and kayaking.

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Hotel Korana Srakovcic

Directly on a lake.

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Hotel Restaurant Zganjer

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Hotel Carlstadt

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About Karlovac

The town is located at the junction of 4 rivers is stunning. Almost everyone knows Karlovac as the city on four rivers. In fact, only three flow through the very city and the fourth, the river Dobra, is a bit on the outskirts - Dobra. Of course, natives will talk about the fifth river – the one made of beer. The town plan is unique as the historic town center is in the shape of a 6-point star and was constructed in the 16th century as a fortification against the invading Turks double of the back cush pink centre pocket.

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