Castles & Wine Tasting - Private Day Trip from Zagreb

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Let us take you off this magnificent private day trip with mixture of culture, history & wine. You will explore the picturesque countryside and authentic castles, hear about the wine making process and sample several sorts of wine. You will see the most famous and best preserved castle in Croatia - Trakošćan castle and visit the baroque Oršić castle with the Museum of the Peasants' revolt. At the end, you will admire the beauty of the vineyards, visit the wine cellar and taste some of the best wine from the region. The entire trip is private, for your group only with your individual English-speaking guide.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Mapping Croatia

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Trip will start with pick-up at your accommodation and around one hour drive north. After a pleasant drive through the beautiful countryside we will reach Oršić Castle - Baroque castle dating the back to the mid 18th century. Once a feudal residence of the famous Oršić family, at the end of the sixties and the beginning of the seventies, the castle was thoroughly renewed and transformed into a Museum of the Peasants' revolt, which deals with a tragic event that occurred in 1573 in this area. Besides the museum, you will see a well-preserved chapel with illusionist murals and an illustrated baroque altar and park with a huge monument dedicated to the Peasants' revolt and to its leader Matija Gubec, made by a prominent Croatian sculptor Antun Augustinčić Please not that the museum is not open on Mondays.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Trakoscan Castle (Dvor Trakoscan)

After a pleasant drive through the beautiful countryside we will reach Trakoscan - most famous and best preserved Croatian castle. Castle was first built in the late 13th or early 14th Century as a small defensive fortress. Complex of Trakošćan we have today, a romanticist synergy of architecture and nature, is a result of 19th century. Castle was reconstructed in neo – gothic style and surrounding landscape including a lake emerged after the model of English park. You will see a valuable collection of paintings, furniture and weapons and enjoy walking around the picturesque lake surrounding the castle.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

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After the castles you will explore centuries old tradition of wine-growing and wine-making at ''Vuglec Breg''. A visit to the wine-cellar is a special experience for every guest and enjoyment in wine-tasting will bring a smile of delight to the lips of every wine enthusiast. After the wine tasting you can have lunch in a traditional restaurant serving seasonal and homemade products from the region of Zagorje (Lunch is optional).

Duration: 2 hour
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