The Krapina Neanderthal Museum and Trakošćan Castle Day Tour from Zagreb

Experience a full day in an idyllic region of Zagorje just North of Zagreb! The region is often referred to as the “land of a fairytale”.

You will enjoy the landscapes of beautiful green hills seasoned with charming villages, medieval castles, endless vineyards. While seeing the countryside of Zagorje, the first thing you will notice is its silence and peacefulness. perfect for city getaway.
On this the day tour you will visit one of the most modern of museums in Central Europe, walk the halls of our most beautiful castle and enjoy some great local cuisine in a traditional rustic restaurant.


Morning departure from Zagreb at 8.30 am. An hour and a half drive to reach our first destination   –  The Krapina Neanderthal Museum. 

On the tour of the museum you will get to know an interesting story about the life and culture of the Krapina Neanderthal. Neanderthals are the mystical ancestors of the European people and hold one of the many secrets of the beginning of our species.

The Museum, with its multimedia contents that will take you back to the age of the Neanderthal and to the beginning of the origins of our species, is very interesting and adventures for both adults and children.

As you enter the virtual semi-cave of the stone age people, you will see the museum’s representation of the far-away past and enter a labyrinth of knowledge about pre-historic times.

After museum tour we will continue with our drive across beautiful Zagorje region and visit the most beautiful of Croatian castles – The Trakošćan castle. You will take a step into the royal history and visit one of the biggest castles of the area, originally dating from 13 century.

Upon visiting the Trakoščan Castle we shall have lunch in a typical local restaurant called klet. There you will enjoy the stunning countryside landscape while tasting local specialties and excellent wines.

Expect to return to Zagreb by 5 p.m.


comfortable vehicle, English speaking private guide/driver, pick up and drop off in Zagreb/ place of your accommodation, entrance  to the Krapina Museum and Trakoscan castle, lunch.