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Visitor Information -- The Sisak Tourist Office can provide maps of the town, and information on reaching Cigoc and Lonjsko Polje. It is at the west edge of the center at Rimska bb (Mali Kaptol; tel. 044/522-655; www.sisakturist.com). In Cigoc, the Tourist Information Center is at house No. 26 in the village (tel. 044/715-115). It is open 9am to 4pm daily March through November. The staff there can provide knowledgeable, English-speaking park guides who will tell you about the village and nature park as well as direct you to the village's two ethnographic museums, which hold artifacts from Cigoc's early days. The guides also can direct you to seoski turizam (village tourism) houses where guests can stay overnight and share meals with a host family. The 20kn park-entry fee covers exploration of Cigoc; each stub will get you into either of the two museums without charge.

In Jasenovac, the Jasenovac Tourist Office is in the city library building (tel. 044/672-587). The Lonjsko Polje Nature Park Administration Office, where you can get maps and information on the park, is at Trg Kralja Petra Svacica (tel. 044/672-080; www.pp-lonjsko-polje.hr).

Getting There -- From Sisak, you can take one of four daily buses or drive the 27km (17 miles) of Sisak-Jasenovac road along the Lonja River to Muzilovcica, Lonja, and Krapje. For the next 3.2km (2 miles) along the road past Cigoc, there is a string of villages similar to Cigoc, but without the large stork population.

Getting Around -- Sisak, Lonjsko Polje, Cigoc, and Jasenovac all are best explored on foot, though a car is handy to reach the Holocaust Museum from Jasenovac and to thoroughly explore Lonjsko Polje, which covers a huge area between Sisak and Jasenovac.

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