experince history of Varazdin and Trakoscan through story of people who lived at that time
Varazdin is known as the 18th century former Croatian capital, the seat of many noble families, craftsmen I tradesmen. A splendor of numerous balls and theatre pieces, luxury dresses and clothes, carriages brought from Vienna were part of everyday life.
Most of our palaces were built during the time of Varazdin highest prosperity. Draskovic family was the most influential and the richest one. The most beautiful and the most preserved castle in Croatia, Trakoscan and it was part of their family legacy from the 16th century.
Placed on the hill like a crown, this appearance is a result of the major reconstruction in the 19th century in a romantic style. Surrounded by a pristine beauty of a lake that will enchant you, as much as the lavishly decorated interior hosting a valuable collection of original paintings, furniture and weapons. The fairytale castle dates back to the late 13th century.
During 8 hours of our associating we will see the most beautiful palaces in Varazdin and hear stories about their former owners.
Then we will take 45 minutes to drive to visit Trakoscan castle. During a guided tour through the castle, you will find out what kind of life they used to live, how did they spend their free time, what did they eat, their habits, what were they afraid of, what did they love, etc.
After seeing the castle, we can walk along the Trakoscan lake and enyoj the scenary.
At the end of our tour, we will return to Varazdin.
And if you want I am happy to customize the tour for you. Please inquire for a quote.
Meeting Point + Tour Duration
Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building
Duration: 8 hours
Private safe comfortable car with A/C.
If there will be more than 3 people please inquire for a quote.
- Guiding Services
- Private Transportation
- Admission Tickets
Estimated Local Cash Needed
70 croatian Kuna - ( approximately 10 USD) for drinks or Any expenses for your private use.
- Personal Expenses
- Food, Drinks, Snacks
I do not have any restrictions in regard to my guiding, I can offer a full range of experiences