Bikademy Study Brod-Posavina is very interesting for cycling that offers a lot for every person who ride bicycle. There are easy parts near the river Sava or through valleys and there are heavy paths through the hills and Papuk mountain.
The county combines rich heritage, tradition and nature. The foundation of the brand is indigenous, local, sustainable, authentic, and these are the comparative advantages of our county, which has been on the border for centuries. Once guardians of the border, today guardians of nature, heritage and taste.
Your task, dear Bikademy Student, is to cycle all of seven Exams of this Study to win a reward.
Petnja is a pearl of a Brod-Posavina country! Accumulation lake is a beautiful spot where you can relax during any time of the year.
In Slavonski Brod, one of the important strategic and traffic places that controlled the most important crossing on the Sava to Bosnia and connected the main trade routes, between 1715 and 1780 the great Imperial and Royal Slavonian border fortress Brod was built. With its extensions, this baroque complex of fortifications is the largest building of its kind in Croatia, and among the largest in Europe.
A protected landscape, Gajna is a typical Slavonian Sava valley pasture with abundant swamp animal and plant life situated east of Slavonski Brod. This landscape represents a unique example in Croatian of positive impacts of human influence on the environment, which has not only ensured supply of fresh water for cattle watering but has facilitated development of wildlife.
Vrpolje is a birth place of the World known Croatian sculptor, Ivan Mestrovic. He was born in Vrpolje August 15th, 1883. After only one year, he replaced with his parents in their homeland Otavice in Dalmatia. Village Vrpolje proudly preserves the memory of this great artist.
The village is located halfway between Nova Gradiska and Slavonski Brod, on a side road to the slopes of the Pozega hill.
Until a few years ago the village was asleep at the time of modernization and forgotten. Then a handful of enthusiasts in their home region launched an initiative to preserve the place, its culture and traditions, and the village has become a unique tourist destination in Slavonia.
Near Nova Gradiska, on slopes of Psunj hill, is Cernik. It was mentioned in late 16th century for the first time, when Croatian nobles Zrinski had built this settlement as a place of defense against the Turkish Empire. But Cernik his glory and remembrance primarily owe to Franciscan order which founded there in 1623. Franciscan parish.
Stara Gradiska is a small town placed near river Sava. And its role in Brodsko – posavska county is small today. But it wasn’t always like that. Stara Gradiska is marked by old baroque fortress, which began to build at 1715. Unlike of those in Slavonski Brod, this fortress covered civilian settlement and because of that it belonged to one of the most significant city centres of Croatian Baroque.
Brod-Posavina County – Where “along the way” becomes final destination
Brod-Posavina County is an elongated beauty located between the southern slopes of the Slavonian mountains and the Sava River. To the modern traveler, it is perhaps best known as the area along the busiest Croatian highway (A3), the one that connects Central Europe with the Southeast.
At the same time, through this site of ours – because it is quite self-effacing – our County invites you to discover its hidden nooks, away from the hustle and bustle of the asphalt. Beautiful nature, rich table, hosts for whom Hospitality seems to be the first name of that history just enough to make it even more interesting to you, are a combination that make our region worth not only standing by, but also staying.