Spending a day in the region of hills, vineyards, and castles.
In this daytrip of Zagorje we will see some of the best things that this beautiful hilly region of Croatia can provide. Zagorje is most known for its hills, vineyards, castles, traditional houses, and easygoing folks, and on our way through it we will see how life here is like as we explore Orsic castle, Klanjec, and Kumrovec. And in the end wrapping it up with optional wine tasting and excellent lunch in Vuglec Breg restaurant.
We start this tour from where you are staying in Zagreb, and are heading towards Orsic castle and the Peasant revolt museum, which demonstrates the harsh time in villages of the 16th century Croatia and Slovenia.
We then go to Klanjec - a village most known for its 17th century church with frescoes reminiscent of the time when alchemy was the main subject in Europe. In the basement of that church we will see valuable sarcophagusses of Erdody family. The church is Francescan, and next to it is Francescan monastery with valuable library that we will see as well.
Continuing further we reach Kumrovec - Tito's birthplace village. It's a beautiful village with houses from the end of the 19th century, set in a mesmerizing landscapes of hills and meadows.
In the end, we can have late lunch/ early dinner at Vuglec Breg, famous for their excellent wine and food. Wine tasting there is an option. If the weather is good, lunch can be in Gresne Gorice restaurant, which offers beautiful view of Veliki Tabor castle.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Where you are staying in Zagreb.
End location: Where you are staying in Zagreb.
Duration: 8 hours
If heavy rain instead of Kumrovec we go to museum of evolution in Krapina, or to some other interesting place.
Transportation is AC tourvan (if more than 3 people), or BMW Caravan, Peugeot 406, or Toyota Corolla.
This daytrip to Zagorje includes organization, tourguding fee, and transportation.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
200 Kuna - Admission fees and lunch.
Admission fees and meal.