Trakoscan Travel Guide

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Trakoscan Things to Do

  • Trakošćan Lake

    Trakošćan lake is perfect place to relax, take a walk, or simply sit on a bench and enjoy the nature.... I wouldn't recommend taking a bath....

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  • Visit the museum

    If you're already there, don't miss visit to the museum. Entrance is quite cheap, 20kn for adults (2,75 Euro), students and school kids 10kn (1,5 euro).Whole castle is filled with portreaits of the former rulers and their families. You can see a lots of stuffed animals and other hunting trophies, a large collection of various weapons (muskets,...

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  • the lake

    From the terrace of the castle you can find a most beautiful view of the lake beneath the castle. When you come down to it, you can find many interestny things to do. You can have a drink or go for a lunch on a little restaurant, you can rent a little boat and go on a little drive on rhe lake, or you can just walk around it...

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  • Julijana's room

    Situated in the first floor of the castle, it's one of the most impresive rooms. Julijana Draskovic was one of the first educated women artists in Croatia.

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  • the hunting room

    This room is situated on the first floor of the castle. It used to be a dining room, but later men used it for socializing after hunt. There are very beautiful hunting troffeys such as heads of deers and others.

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  • climbing up

    This is the road that leads to the castle...it is really nice, and the views while climbing are amazing...

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Trakoscan Restaurants

  • Terrace on the lake

    Just next to lake is situated this little restaurant. Apaart from the peacefull atmosphere and view on the lake, you can get fresh food like grilled meat, sausages, hamburgers, hot-dogs, salads...And prices are reasonable,too.

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  • VT meal at Hotel Coning

    The summer evening was very pleasant for sitting on the veranda to have our evening VT meal with Zdenka and Boris. This was the suggestion of Boris and if he suggests a place is good to eat, believe him, he knows. Have to admit that I do not remember what we ate, just that I told Boris and Zdenka that I wanted to try typical Croatian dishes. They...

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Trakoscan Warnings and Dangers

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    Croatian Beetle and my finger, Trakoscan, Croatia

    by Martin_S. Written Nov 3, 2003

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    Okay, this is only a warning for those of you who are "squemish" about bugs. This one that "introduced" himself is quite the size of a small horse, well that is what Tal told her mother when describing the encounter. Zdenka refused to pose with the cute guy and Zohara did not even want to look. Now I am not a but person, but he looked harmless. Now i suppose someone will tell me this is the Croatia Deadly Jumping Beetle...

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Trakoscan Off The Beaten Path

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    by sunsea Written Apr 4, 2004

    You never know what will you find around castle, mabye a ghost or mabye a kind kid, willing to take a picture with you.

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Trakoscan Sports & Outdoors

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    by sunsea Written Apr 3, 2004

    It is fun! You need your legs, but if you are planning to walk in your near future be careful! That can be very painfull!
    This is alsow a place on the lake where you can drink alcohol and you may have some crazy ideas!

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Trakoscan Favorites

  • Trakoscan Castle - Boris and Martin

    Zdenka, after yelling at me to hurry up and come down, then proceeded to stop and take pictures like this one ^O^, so come ON girl before they close the gate, always running fast to hurry up and wait... But never fear, Boris and I will come back to pick you up tomorrow, hope the pickles that Tal has in her bag are enough food till then..... Boris...

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  • Trakoscan Castle -the "porch"

    Okay, let the kids out to play, on the "porch" here at Trakoscan you can see that Zdenka, Tal, Zohara and Boris have plenty of room. Zdenka is yelling at me "Come on Martin, the place is closing and they are going to lock us in"....as if they would want to keep us, Ha. You can see the different types of flagstone paving, some small some large, I...

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  • Trakoscan Castle - Tal's spot

    Tal found her a nice spot in the sun on the veranda, overlooking the manmade lake in the small forest glade below. All the bulastrade was carved and very well preserved.

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