Discover the mysterious legends of Trakošćan Castle and explore the beautiful city of Varaždin on this day trip from Zagreb. You can also enjoy a typical Croatian dinner!
Trakošćan Castle & Varaždin Tour
After picking you up from your hotel in Zagreb, we'll leave the Croatian capital behind and head north. After a journey of around 90 minutes we'll reach our first stop: the imposing Trakošćan Castle, a 13th century fortress.
Camouflaged by lush forests overlooking a lake of the same name, the strategic Trakošćan Castle is just a few miles from the Croatian border with Slovenia. Inside the Medieval castle, we'll learn all about the history of the Drašković family, whose story is entwined with the past of this area of Europe.
We'll then continue our to tour to Varaždin, a historic city that was the capital of Croatia during the 18th century. You'll have free time to explore the picturesque historic centre at your own pace and discover why it's been nicknamed the "Vienna of Croatia" by art historians. Admiring the beautiful baroque architecture, you'll feel like a member of aristocracy yourself! There will be enough time for you to try the local cuisine in the city centre too.
After exploring two of the gems of northern Croatia, we'll return to Zagreb.
Traditional Croatian dinner
If you'd like, you can complete your tour with a Croatian wine tasting and traditional dinner. If you select this option when booking, after your free time and lunch in Varaždin, we'll head south to the Polovanec Winery. There, we'll enjoy a tour of the winemaking facilities before indulging in a wine tasting. The different aromas, flavours and textures will allow us to discover Croatia's great wine tradition.
The winery also has a restaurant, where we'll be served a traditional Croatian dinner including a number of different specialities of the local cuisine. After dinner, we'll take you back to your hotel in Zagreb.
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|Tour with dinner||
Tour without dinner
Per personUS$ 94.90
Tour with dinner
Per personUS$ 195.80
All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations to avoid the spread of Covid-19.
7 hours - 9 hours.
The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in english.
Hotel pick up and drop off.
English speaking guide.
Transport by air conditioned bus with WiFi.
Entry to Trakošćan Castle.
Wine tasting and dinner (optional).
When to book?
You can book up until 48 hours before the activity as long as there are still places. Book now to guarantee your spot.
Type of voucher
Electronic. Show the voucher on your phone.
Frequently asked questions
Q - How to book?
A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.
Q - Is a minimum number of participants required?
A - This activity requires a minimum of 3 participants. Should this number not be reached, we'll get in touch with you to offer alternatives.
If you have any other questions please contact us.