Early gothic church of St. Antun Padovanski was built soon after the Franciscan church order came to Nasice in the 13th Century. Before that period Nasice were ruled by Templars, who built their castle nearby. Franciscan order stayed in Nasice untill the 16th Century when the Ottomans conquered the town, and returned in 1623 when the monastery was...more
Next to the church there is a Franciscan monastery - a small two storeys building that got its final shape during the reconstruction in 1712. Besides their church role Franciscans were important since they established a grammar school here in 1650s. A High School of Philosophy was established in 1725, and during the period between 1778 and 1815...more
Inside, the church of St. Antun Padovanski displays the richness of baroque decorations that it got in the reconstruction in 18th Century. Some of the baroque altars are very important as monuments of baroque church sculpture. Inside the church worth taking a look are beautiful church organs built by Josip Jancek from Budim, choir chairs displaying...more
Few hundred meters away from the Large Manor, almost side by side, there is yet another manor know as The Small Manor. It was built by Marko VI Pejacevic, son of Teodor Pejacevic. The Small Manor is a charming H-plan shaped neoclassical one story building built in 1905. On the north side of the building there was a neoclassical garden that was...more
A large part of the park is designed around a lake that was made in the shape of swan. In the middle of the lake there are small islands with picturesque pavillions and bridges. The octagonal wooden pavillion, also known as Dora's Pavillion was destroyed during the WWII, but was recently reconstructed. Unfortunately, we only know that park once...more
A large landscape park surrounds the Large Manor and was probably designed in mid-19th Century. In front of the main entrance to the manor there was a small neoclassical garden while in the back the views open to a large, 35 hectares large landscape park. Park is now open to public and serves as a green oasis in the center of Nasice. Besides its...more
Nasice are situated in Slavonia, 45 kilometres west from Osijek on the state road D2 ("Podravska magistrala" - Drava motorway). If you are arriving by car from Zagreb you can also take the A4 highway to Slavonski Brod, and then the D53 road to Nasice.
All trains between Zagreb and Osijek stop in Nasice, although it must be said that the train station is quite away from the town center. From Zagreb it takes some 3,5 hours, and from Osijek some 45 minutes by IC trains.
There are also buses from both Zagreb and Osijek.
Nasice are not exactly a popular tourist destination, but it is worth a visit if you are in the area of Slavonia.
There is a Tourist Office on the main square offering rather uninspiring collection of usual tourist brochures presenting Nasice, the local surroundings and Slavonia.
Just next to the Pejacevic manor there is the only hotel in town offering both accommodation and good meals in their restaurant. A day trip from Osijek or a short few-hours stop is usually enough to see all "Must-see" places of Nasice, but in case you would like to stay here is the link to the hotel: