10:00AM Your private guide will pick You up at Your hotel for Your easy half-day tour of Losinj island. Your tour will include visit to Museum of Apoxiomenos.Mali Losinj is the biggest settlement on the island, found on the southern side of the Bay of Losinj, which thanks to this position has become a very important maritime and commercial center, and today an important tourist destination. Positioned in the Augusta Bay, the biggest closed bay of the island, and with 7000 inhabitants, today it is the biggest island town in the Adriatic. In the house “Fritzy Palace” two art collections are exhibited. The art collection of old masters in the large hall on the first floor, “Piperata” and the art collection of Croatian artists “Andro Vid Mihicic” in the hall on the third floor. In Mali Losinj is the museum of the bronze statue Apoxyomenos. A Hellenistic statue that was recovered in 1996 from the waters of Vele Orjule, southeast of the island of Losinj. The Apoxyomenos of Losinj is worldwide the most preserved bronze statue of the ancient time ever found.
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For us at Leonidas Travel, it’s all about the people. About those personal connections between travelers and Croatian villagers who still make traditional Pag lace and fine silk by hand, winemakers in their family-tended vineyards, and well-known chefs who open their homes for a private cooking lesson. Leonidas’ vibrant team can unlock hidden doors and meet the highest expectations, carefully selecting the best of the best in local guides, chauffeurs, and skippers for private yacht charters to explore some the 1,200 islands that lie along Croatia’s coast.
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