Field trips

Field trip 1

Pannonian Sea Route

  • Departure in front of the Polytechnic of Požega.
  • Geosite Vrhovci – presentation of Miocene deposits of the Papuk Geopark (fossil leaves in lake sediments and sandstone with fossils of marine organisms).
  • Visitor Centre – “House of Pannonian Sea” – the newly renovated visitor centre with multimedia presentation and a collection of fossils from Papuk Geopark.
  • Park Forest Jankovac – the most visited location in the Papuk Geopark, a guided tour of the educational “Count’s Trail” – Skakavac Waterfall, a tufa barrier, the geological sequence.
  • Leisure time at Jankovac – packed lunch and refreshments in the mountain lodge “Jankovac”.
  • Kutjevo – wine tasting at the Galić Winery.
  • Dinner.

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Field trip 2

Hard Rock Route

  • Departure in front of the Polytechnic of Požega.
  • Zvečevo Interpretation Point – interpretation of the metamorphic rocks of the Papuk Geopark, a short educational trail with an interpretation of sites of geological, biological and historical significance.
  • Rupnica Geosite – interpretation of the igneous rocks of the Papuk Geopark and the phenomenon of columnar jointing.
  • Park Forest Jankovac – the most visited location in the Papuk Geopark, a guided tour of the educational “Count’s Trail” –Skakavac Waterfall, a tufa barrier, the geological sequence.
  • Leisure time at Jankovac – packed lunch and refreshments in the mountain lodge “Jankovac”.
  • Kutjevo – wine tasting at Krauthaker Winery.
  • Dinner.

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Field trip 3

Papuk Cultural Route

  • Departure in front of the Polytechnic of Požega.
  • Kaptol Medieval Fortress – Presentation of the Medieval Heritage of Papuk Geopark.
  • Kaptol Archaeological Site, Gradci – presentation of the “ Iron Age Warrior (500 BC)”, archaeological excavations, educational trail in the future Archaeological Park, the “The Iron Age Kids” and “Iron Age Kitchen” projects.
  • Park Forest Jankovac – the most visited location in the Papuk Geopark, a guided tour of the educational “Count’s Trail” –Skakavac Waterfall, a tufa barrier, the geological sequence.
  • Leisure time at Jankovac – packed lunch and refreshments in the mountain lodge “Jankovac”.
  • Kutjevo – wine tasting in the “Old cellar” of Kutjevo Winery, the story about the Cistercian abbey dating from 1232, a visit to the castle and church complex next to the Winery.
  • Dinner.

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