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    Hilltops and Castles of Hrvatsko Zagorje: Trakoscan Castle & Varazdin Old Town

Hilltops and Castles of Hrvatsko Zagorje: Trakoscan Castle & Varazdin Old Town

  • City: Zagreb
  • Duration: Approximately 7 hours in length

Overview

Hrvatsko Zagorje is a region north of Croatia's capital, Zagreb, that comprises the whole area north of Mount Medvednica up to the border with Slovenia. Word Zagorje literally means "beyond the mountain" with respect to Medvednica). Famous for its romantic medieval castles and steep vineyards in the foothills of the mountains, this tour provides a fascinating introduction to the glories of Northern Croatia.

You will meet your guide and driver in the lobby of your hotel and be taken to Trakoscan Castle one of the best preserved historic buildings in the entire country. Considered to be the most romantic and most beautiful castle in Croatia, it was built in the thirteenth century as a part of fortification system to defend Croatia from the attacks of the Ottoman Turks. Throughout the centuries, it has been renovated several times by its various owners. In the 19th century Trakoscan acquired its present appearance the castle was reconstructed in Neo-Gothic style and an artificial lake in the woods was made, resulting in an idyllic place with a harmonious atmosphere.

After exploring the castle, you will indulge in a typical meal in a traditional restaurant of the Zagorje region. The tour continues to Varazdin; massive fortifications, the historic center of the Old Town, numerous museums, galleries and art collections, as well as the Varazdin cemetery which is a protected horticultural monument, represent the main tourist attractions of this Central European Baroque town.

After sightseeing in Varazdin, you will return to your Zagreb hotel.

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Pricing

# of People Price
1 - 2 people $238.00 per person
3 - 4 people $210.00 per person
5 - 6 people $172.00 per person

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Additional Information

    Full day private tour includes:

  • Private vehicle with English-speaking driver for transfer from and to the hotel
  • English-speaking guide
  • Entrance tickets to Trakoscan Castle
  • Orientational walk in Varazdin


Service Duration: Approximately 7 hours in length. Please note that meals and drinks are NOT included in the price of this tour.

Sites Included: Trakoscan castle, Varazdin Old Town

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