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Varazdin Baroque Town and Trakoscan Castle - Small Group Day Trip from Zagreb

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    What to Expect
    Meet a guide at your centrally-located hotel in Zagreb, or at Zrinjevac Park, then make the 54-mile (87-km) trip to Varazdin in a climate-controlled vehicle. As you travel to Varazdin, the guide will share an overview of the city’s fascinating history, with fun stories about Croatian life and culture.

    Upon arrival, a local guide in Varazdin will join your group for a walking tour, including the Varazdin Cemetery, where gorgeous tombstones and quiet paths are overshadowed by tall, leafy trees. Follow back streets to architectural gems, and find some of the city's elegant villas—at one time, Varazdin was Croatia's wealthiest city.

    Next, continue to Trakoscan Castle, 25 miles (40 km.) west of Varazdin, with a fairytale setting high on a hill. Walk the fortifications with views down to a forested valley, and get a glimpse of Croatia’s tumultuous past in the castle’s displays of weapons and armor. After exploring the castle, walk to the nearby lake, then meet back up with the driver/guide for the return trip to Zagreb.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Centrally located hotels or Trg Nikola Subic Zrinski (park Zrinjevac)
    Departure Time
    9:00 AM
    Duration
    8h
    Inclusions
    • Transport by air-conditioned vehicle
    • Professional English speaking guide
    • Walking tour of Varazdin with licensed local guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
    • Entry/Admission - Trakoscan Castle (Dvor Trakoscan)
    Exclusions
    • Food and drinks
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Small group for a GREAT experience (maximum 15 participants)
    • A moderate amount of walking with some steep parts is involved
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    Maja was a fantastic guide! I had arranged for a small group tour but it turned out to be solo. I appreciated that they didn’t cancel the tour since no one else signed up. Maja was very knowledgeable, communicated well, and adapted to meet my...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank cwestbrook63129
    Reviewed 2 September 2019 via mobile

    We had an excellent guide. Spoke English very well and was very accommodating to our needs. I highly recommend this tour. Not too many tourists visit this part of the country.

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank LOURDES A
    Reviewed 18 July 2019

    There were several very interesting stops along the way to Trakoscan Castle including the charming village of Varazdin. The highlight of the trip, of course, was Trakoscan Castle. The Castle, grounds and collection are fabulous. Thanks to our very engaging and knowledgeable tour guide we...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank KLSexton
    Reviewed 10 July 2019

    Our tour guide Luka picked us up promptly at the designated pick up point in a very comfortable van. There were only two of us for this tour so we had Luka all to ourselves. He was very informative and answered all of our many...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank T8470SWdianad
    Reviewed 29 June 2019 via mobile

    Our tour guide Goran was exceptionally well versed in the history of Croatia and the area covered by the tour. His clear simplified delivery of the tumultuous history clarified many questions I had and really put everything into a rational context of the evolution of...More

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