Explore the surroundings

The City of Klanjec
Only a couple of minutes drive from the house is the town of Klanjec, located on the slopes of Cesar hill, and mentioned in the 15th century. Klanjec abounds in cultural and historical alternatives such as: Franciscan monastery and church of BDM, Antun Augustinčić Gallery, medieval fortress Cesargrad, chapel of St. Florijan, Memorial Cemetery where
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Cesargrad
Nature lovers and fans of active holidays will find something of interest in the immediate vicinity of my home, such as bicycle and walking trails, fitness and tennis centre in Tuhelj spa, hiking in Cesargrad with a beautiful view of the river Sutla and neighbouring Slovenia. Besides enjoying in untouched nature, the visit of Cesargrad,
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Museums of the Croatian zagorje
This area boasts a  rich cultural and historical heritage, with the medieval castles of Tabor and Miljana, Neanderthal Museum, Hušnjak Hill, Kumrovec ethno village, Antun Augustinčić Gallery in Klanjec and a monument to the Croatian national anthem “Our beautiful homeland”, which was erected in 1934 in the protected area of Zelenjak. There are just 20
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Veliki Tabor Castle
Veliki Tabor Castle is located not far from Desinić. The name comes from the name “tabor” that stood for a war camp, that is, the fortifications that were raised for the defense against the Turks. Veliki Tabor is one of the best preserved late-medieval and Renaissance fortified cities of continental Croatia.
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Krapina Neanderthal site “Hušnjakovo”
Krapina Neanderthal site “Hušnjakovo” is protected as the first paleontological monument of nature in Croatia and belongs to the most important paleoanthropological sites of the world. The museum interprets the phenomenon of the genesis of mankind in an interactive way. The permanent exhibition of the museum is conceived in 18 thematic units that lead us
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The Museum of peasant revolts
The Museum of peasant revolts offers a complete overview of feudal Zagorje since the history, culture and everyday life of that age are covered throughout several themes. The Peasant revolt from 1573 is a central event, but the feudal society is not only shown through the conflict of the estates, but also through the complex
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Museum “Old Village” Kumrovec
Museum “Old Village” Kumrovec is the largest traditionally decorated area in Croatia that gives visitors the authentic insight into an authentic design of a village in Zagorje from the beginning of the 20th century. With about forty reconstructed facilities of traditional architecture one can learn how our predecessors used to live. The exibits tell a
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Gallery Augustinčić
The Gallery was founded in 1970 when Antun Augustinčić (1900 – 1979), one of the most significant Croatian sculptors and unavoidable representatives of Croatian modern art, gave as a gift to his hometown Klanjec his own sculptor opus compiled in 50 years of creation, from the twenties to seventies, that had made him gain a
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National shrine of Saint Mary of Marija Bistrica
Among the green hills of Hrvatsko zagorje lies the national shrine of Saint Mary of Marija Bistrica, the most famous and visited Croatia’s sanctuary of the Virgin Mary. A great number of believers from Croatia and abroad have been coming for a pilgrimage at Marija Bistrica for centuries, seeking and finding spiritual peace. The shrine
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The specialty of Zagorje
Genuinely domestic gastronomic offerings in nearby restaurants, wine cellars and wine tasting spots should definitely find their place in your plans for an ideal vacation. Among autochthonous meals make sure you try the turkey with dumplings, ham hock, pasta in nettle sauce, štrukli, strudel with apples or cherries, walnuts and poppy seed roll. Out of
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