GeoPark Papuk

Visitors Centre

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Educational centre and Visitors centre are placed in Velika, a place 14 kilometres from Požega.Velika represents the main gate to Geopark Papuk. The Centre is placed in historical building built in 19. century which was completely renewed in 2007.
In the centre are placed permanent and occasional exhibitions. It is provided with an audio-visual hall and conferencing hall. In the direct closeness of the Centre are placed many tourist and recreational objects (thermal pools, educational path Lapjak, mountaineering paths, runway for paragliding and rocks for free climbing called Sokoline).

Permanent exhibition in the centre covers most interesting biologic, geologic and historical exhibits from the area of Geopark. Visitors have an opportunity to discover the geologic inheritance through many posters and displayed geologic samples and crystals. Constantly exhibited is a very rich collection of fossils.
Biologic exhibits among others include nests of different birds and collection of insects. Archaeological exhibits include the objects from the late Stone Age, early Iron Age, and also many glass products from glass manufactures from 18. century.

Inside the Centre is also accessible Geopark corner which gives information about international network of geoparks (EGN and GGN).

Multimedia hall can take up to 70 visitor. Besides it there is a smaller hall for workshops which may be for the organizing educational programs, lectures, workshops and different courses.
At the entrance to the Centre visitors can buy souvenirs (postcards, books, T-shirts, cards, ceramic objects...) and get necessary information.

Offices of Geopark have been placed on the first floor of Center building. On the same floor are rooms that make possible to accommodate the experts, scientists and other official visitors.
Center is opened on working days. Lectures and educational workshops are arranged for schools and organized groups of visitors and it has to be agreed in advance.

 

360 panoramas

Visit some of the most attractive locatioms inside geopark through this panoramas.

Publications

More about geopark Papuk find out through brochures in pdf format which you see here:

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