Winter tourism in croatia sljeme

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WINTER TOURISM IN CROATIA, SLJEME

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Winter tourism in croatia sljeme

  1. 1. (Animated)WINTERTOURISM INCROATIAMedvednica mountain
  2. 2. The name of Medvednica• The name Medvednica was mentioned for the first time in 1142 AD in the kings deed of donation to Gradec. Medvednica is also often called Zagrebačka gora (Zagrebs mountain), but that name is restricted only to the part which has belonged to the city of Zagreb from the 16th century onward. Its other parts were also called the Vrabec mountain, Markuševac mountain, Bistra mountain and Stubica mountain after the names of the nearby small towns. The name of the highest peak - Sljeme - was used for the first time at the end of the 18th century, which was the folk name for the mountain01/05/13 range. top
  3. 3. How to reach to mountain• The foot of the mountain can easily be reached by tram or by bus from various parts of Zagreb. From there upward you can use marked mountaineering tracks. Some of them are on the Zagorje slope and lead from the local villages and towns towards the peak. You can reach those from Zagreb, by busses for Jablanovec, Gornja Bistra, Kraljev Vrh or trains for Stubicke Toplice, Donja Stubica and Gornja Stubica.01/05/13
  4. 4. A cable car • The special tour is the cable car ride from Gračanski Bliznec to the very peak of Sljeme. The cable car has been operating since 1963.01/05/13
  5. 5. The setting in winter: scenicbeauties!01/05/13
  6. 6. The first lodging for climbers:• The first climbers hut was the wooden pyramid built on Medvednica at the peak Sljeme in 1870. The first climbers lodging was built just beneath the peak in 1878. Today, there are many climbers and skiing lodges, restaurants, picnic places, shelters and walking tracks01/05/13
  7. 7. Sights worth visiting there are:• These are just some interesting places which can be visited on the Medvednica mountain:• Chapel of Our Lady of Sljeme• Chapel of St. James• Horvats 500 stairs• Queens Well• Veternica cave• The medieval Medvedgrad fortress• Kameni svatovi• The French Mines• The Mirror01/05/13

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