ZAGREB AND THE SURROUNDINGS IN THE MIDDLE AGES (3 DAYS/2 OVERNIGHTS)
Zagreb: Zagreb City Museum, Lower Town, Upper Town, Ban Josip Jelačić Square, Zrinjevac Square, King Tomislav Square
Varaždin: Old Town, City Hall, Watch Tower, Drašković Palace, Varaždin Cathedral, Parish Church of St. Nicolas. Varaždin was declared the first free royal city in Croatia in 1209 and it is known as the city of Baroque, flowers, and music.
Trakošćan was named after a Roman fort (Arx Tracorum) or according to another belief, after the Drachenstein knights who owned the castle in the Middle Ages. The castle is first mentioned in writing in 1334 and in the 16th century it became a property of Drašković family – remaining in their hands for 400 years.
Medvedgrad Fortress - built between 1249 and 1254 on the then royal land. At the time of its construction, a feudal estate with surrounding villages, farm fields and vineyards was built.
Price includes: a qualified tourist guide in Zagreb, accommodation at a 4 * hotel in Zagreb based on 1 x overnight stay with breakfast and 1 x half board in 1/2 room, full- day excursion to Varaždin and Trakošćan accompanied by a qualified guide, transportation according to the programme, Trakošćan Castle tickets and lunch in Varaždin, half-day excursion to Medvedgrad Fortress, transportation, qualified tourist guide, sojourn tax, incoming / outgoing transfers and Zagreb card.
Day 1: Zagreb
Meeting with the qualified tourist guide, followed by a city tour. After sightseeing accommodation at the hotel and free time for leisure and shopping. We recommend a visit to the Zagreb City Museum, which presents the city’s history in an interactive manner. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Day 2: ZAGREB-TRAKOŠĆAN-VARAŽDIN-Zagreb
Guided full-day excursion. Overnight at the hotel.
3rd day: MEDVEDGRAD
After breakfast, half-day excursion to Medvedgrad Fortress.