Three reasons to go

  • Get a taste for local fare; most menus are refreshingly authentic and offer a wide range of Croatian plates.
  • Wander around the old town and admire the baroque buildings; in the summer there's also a baroque music festival with live outdoor concerts.
  • Visit the Stari Grad 14th century fortress, complete with red-roofed towers and fairy-tale looks.

How to get there


Take the train to Vȁraždīn from the main train station in Zagreb. You'll arrive in approximately two to three hours.


Hire a car and drive north out of Zagreb. You'll arrive in approximately one hour (distance of 85km from city centre).


Located 85km north out of Zagreb.

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