Exploring Croatia’s Heritage: Trakošćan and Varaždin


8-10 hours
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DEPARTURES: From Main train station in Zagreb┃13.04., 25.05., 22.06., 27.07., 24.08., 24.09., 26.10., 23.11, 22.12.2024.

RESERVATION DEADLINE: 5 days before departure.
CANCELLATION DEADLINE: 5 days before departure, in case of cancellation after 5 days, refund is not possible due to our strict obligations with our partners.
PRICE: 4o EUR/ person.
METHOD OF PAYMENT100% payment. Online or Bank transfer.

Detailed description

The tour to Trakošćan castle and Varaždin is a popular day trip from Zagreb, Croatia’s capital city. The tour  starts in the morning, with a pick-up from the designated meeting point in Zagreb.

The first destination is Trakošćan castle, which is located in the beautiful region of Hrvatsko Zagorje, around 80 km north of Zagreb. Trakošćan castle is one of the most beautiful and well-preserved castles in Croatia, dating back to the 13th century. The tour includes a guided visit to the castle’s interior, which is decorated with original furniture, paintings, and other artifacts from the 19th century. You will also enjoy the castle’s scenic gardens and surrounding park, which offer beautiful views of the countryside.

After the visit to Trakošćan castle, visitors have the option to continue to Varaždin, a charming Baroque city located around 40 km northeast of Trakošćan. Varaždin is known for its beautiful architecture, cultural heritage, and vibrant art scene. The tour includes a guided walking tour of the city’s historic center, which includes the impressive Town Hall, the Stari Grad Castle, the Cathedral of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, and other important landmarks.

The tour to Trakošćan castle and Varaždin is a great way to experience the beauty, history, and culture of Croatia’s northern region, providing visitors with a memorable and informative journey through some of the country’s most fascinating destinations.

Inclusions and exclusions


  • Meeting point: Main train station or your hotel.
  • Duration: 9-10 hours
  • Round escorted transfer from Zagreb, fuel, toll and parking.
  • Local guide service.
  • Tickets for the Trakošćan castle.


  • Snacks
  • Tips

Additional information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Please note that we are not responsible for any cancellations of the tour due to poor weather conditions as it is beyond our control.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of 15 travelers otherwise it could be canceled.