As part of the EU project ′′ Water Secrets of Slunj ′′ co-financed from the regional development fund, the new tourist information center was opened in the heart of Rastoke. The facility is equipped with modern equipment for presentation of the offer and content of Slunj-Rastoke destination and allows visitors to access all information in one place. As part of the project, a mobile and tablet application "Slunj Rastoke" was created, which enhances the destination experience through accessible digital content and enable tourist to explore it through various virtual walks.
Rastoke, a watermill pearl of the Slunj area, created by a whim of nature where the green and blue Slunjčica river flows over the travertine barriers into the Korana river, thereby creating a multitude of waterfalls, rapids, small lakes and cascades. Just in that dissolved terrain, elevations in the form of water flows and waterfalls, man created the Rastoke settlement. Among other things, Rastoke witness of the impressive harmony between the nature and human achievements whereby the power of the water was used as the main mill drive.
In order to present the beauties of Rastoke in the most accessible way, the tourist board of Slunj decided to create a mobile and tablet application as part of the project "Water Secrets of Slunj".
The challenge was to position the city of Slunj on the domestic and foreign tourist market as an attractive destination through the development, optimization and design of a new application for smart devices.
Our approach to the project was to create a mobile application that will connect and activate the tourist potential of Rastoke through new textual, image and video content.
The Slunj Rastoke application is available to all devices with iOS and Android operating systems and displays content in two languages (Croatian and English). In addition to viewing the various sights and activities of the destination, users can also walk around Slunj from the comfort of their home.
The application offers a clear overview of the destination area, such as various sights, gastronomic offer, accommodation, and various activities such as rafting and horseback riding. It is also possible to download city brochures and cycling and hiking trails.
The application also offers an exciting virtual walk through the Slunj region, which can be viewed in VR mode on a smart device.