About Osijek

Situated on the banks of Drava River, Osijek is the cultural and economical center of Slavonia region. Founded by ancient Kelts and developed by mighty Romans, Osijek of today is a modern Croatian city with many things to offer.

Guarded with a system of old defensive fortifications, known as Tvrda, Osijek is a beautiful urban settlement influenced by Austro-Hungarian architecture and centuries of rich history. Once you venture through the town’s historical core, you are free to explore the natural splendor surrounding the river banks.  Viseci Most Bridge is a great locality for taking photos, while numerous bars and taverns will provide you with refreshment and traditional food offer.


Osijek, Croatia

Restaurant Review: Movie Lovers Shouldn’t Miss Lumiere

One of most respected restaurant experts in Croatia has recently visited Osijek and its restaurant Lumiere. Radovan Marcic shares his impressions of this notable Slavonian place and adds why the region shouldn’t be avoided as a great dining destination. The influential food critic doesn’t feel like stranger in Osijek. He spent a lot of time in the city during eighties and knows quite a lot about its restaurant scene. In his recent article for Croatian magazine Dobra Hrana,  Marcic expressed satisfaction that Osijek blossomed on many fields, including its sophisticated dining offer. There are many places that opened, but one is very close to critic’s heart. It is a restaurant called Lumiere, located on a promenade next to Drava River…

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