Five ideas for the perfect family outing in nature

In recent years, the north of Croatia has become increasingly interesting for tourists eager to discover nature, customs and people, enjoy the original dishes, smells, enjoy the time and peace and direct contact with the hosts

Visit Varaždin County and let you enchants with its stories and gives you an unforgettable experience. You will experience the unique atmosphere of old castles and manors, baroque churches and monasteries, hear mystical legends and historical stories about dragons, templars, nymphs or the miraculous transformation of wine into the blood of Christ.

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Enjoy the best cultural events, international festivals and attractive historical events. We bring you a recommendation for a perfect trip to the Varaždin area in five idyllic locations.

Create memories in the idyllic landscape of Trakošćan

Take a picnic blanket and get ready for complete enjoyment at the foot of Trakošćan Castle. Take a break between lazing to walk the 5-kilometer-long educational trail around the lake, and you can explore the entire area by pedaling the lake.

Great fun on the Varaždin Sea

Aquacity beach or the popular "Varaždin Sea" is the right choice for summer refreshment with numerous sports and recreational facilities. During a break from swimming, play tennis, five-a-side football, beach volleyball or mini golf, while a children's playground with slides, swings and sandpits will delight the youngest.

The world of nature - a paradise for the youngest

Along the old Varaždin-Zagreb road, near Varaždinbreg, be sure to visit the World of Nature. Get to know Croatian autochthonous animals with beautiful and almost untouched nature. Workshops, camp and many other facilities will especially delight children and make their stay in nature the most fun experience.

Agrotourism Požgaj - an oasis of greenery

Leave technology, stress and the accelerated lifestyle behind for a moment. At the very entrance to Veliki Bukovec, not far from Ludbreg, you will be welcomed by pony horses Ada, Indy, Stela, Rita, donkey Greta, sheep, goats, cows, domestic chickens, ducks and geese. Delicious home-made food awaits you, along with staying and socializing in the fresh air.

Brick Arboretum

Take a walk through the only arboretum in continental Croatia and discover the many exotic species of plants found here. Arboretum Opeka is a place of unique harmony, peace and tranquility, where it is still possible for all the senses to experience the beauty and creation of nature.

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