"The tour starts at your accommodation and after 1 hour driving our first stop is Trakoscan castle (13th century) perched on a small hill overlooking the large park and forest area. First we will explore the indoors of the castle and learn about the families and culture from that area. After we will have a relaxing walk around the castle and have some free time for a coffee and enjoying the nature.After we finish exploring the castle we will start are tour to Varazdin and after 1 hour drive will arrive in that beautiful baroque town. whose rich history goes back to the 12th century was home to the region’s wealthiest nobles landowners artisans and artists
Zagorje Medieval Castles Photo Tour - Full Day Trip from Zagreb
"If you’ve researched Croatia then you know we’ve got a long complicated and colorful history. Modern day witnesses to this tale are the castles in Zagorje region. Each tells a piece of the puzzle and offers plenty to photograph and explore. This story is part of our day tours from Zagreb.Beginning at Novi the story unfolds with one of Croatia’s most famous rulers Ban Josip Jelačić (the statute of him on a horse adorns the main square in Zagreb). The rebuilt castle tomb and chapel together with additional buildings show us how this ruler arranged his home.Moving on to Trakošćan castle
Private Tour: Varazdin and Trakosan Castle Day Trip from Zagreb
"Meet your guide at your central Zagreb hotel and then hop aboard your luxury air-conditioned coach for your journey north to Varaždin roughly 50 miles (81km) away. As the former capital of Croatia and cultural heart of the Međimurje region Varaždin has a refined architecture in abundance and your guide will show off its best bits on your walking tour.Hop off your coach and enjoy a leisurely paced stroll around the pretty cobblestone streets that comprise the town center. Gaze around at the resplendent Baroque buildings that thron enjoying a stint as the country’s capital before a fire snuffed out its glory nearly a century later. See top Varaždin attractions like the Cathedral of the Assumption and the Monastery of St John the Baptist and enjoy photo stops next to interesting buildings like Varaždin Town Hall. Finish your walking tour in the center of town
Nicely restored side street that is! Parts of it were paved with gently round river stones from Mura, the river that marks entire Styrian region and towns upon its shores.
The street is compact line...
The very obvious tower (Stadtturm) attached to Bad Radkersburg's Rathaus is in the Hauptplatz, orginally Bad Radkersburg's marketplace.
Dating from the 1500s, the tower functioned as the town lookout...
Bad Radkersburg was once fully-walled and moated....it was a major fortress against Hungary, and later against the threat from the Ottoman Empire.
Its walls had sixteen towers (four still stand) and...