The buildings, museums, music and flowers of Varadin continue to offer a relaxing break from everyday life. The city's rich history spans eight centuries. It was home to the region's wealthiest nobles, landowners, artisans and artists, especially in the late 1700s, when the city flourished and became the capital of Croatia.
Varaždin is one of the most preserved European medieval towns,has a rich cultural offer and is known as a town of baroque, music and musicians. The beautiful and preserved old town core of Varaždin has been nominated for the UNESCO World Heritage List.
The Varaždin Cemetery is a natural monument of the highest category. The town also offers numerous events, including the street walking festival Špancirfest (this year it will be held 22 – 31 August for the tenth time) and the traditional baroque music festival Varaždin Baroque Evenings, which will be held every year in September.
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Varazdin County - an attractive excursion destination
Situated in the northwest of Croatia, Varazdin County is a hilly region with numerous vineyards, its beauty, tidiness and extensive offer making it one of the most attractive excursion regions in the country. As many as 354 registered cultural monuments contribute to this, as well as its cultural events that make the Town of Varazdin, the county center, well known outside the Croatian borders.
The area contains the world famous Vindija Cave, showing the first traces of prehistoric man’s life in the broader European area.
The Opeka Arboretum, which many put among the three most beautiful Croatian arboretums, is considered to be a masterpiece of landscaping.
The medieval castle Trakoscan with its park forest, lake and promenade is one of the most beautiful Croatian castles and a popular destination for both local and international guests. Trakoscan is one of the most attractive Croatian medieval castles and historic sites, Trakošcan, with its forest-park, lake and nature-trail, its museum and well-preserved interior, is rightly called ''the pearl of Hrvatsko Zagorje''
Lepoglava - One of the highlights among numerous attractive destinations is known for its magnificent church, as well as the art of making the famous Lepoglava lace, and the popular Ludbreg shrine.
Varazdin Spa is the oldest Croatian spa and presently a popular thermal riviera with numerous health & recreation facilities.
Visitors to the region can choose between numerous hotels and other types of accommodation, while the excellent homemade food and local wines will only add to the delight.
Varazdin County Tourist Board web: www.turizam-vzz.hr
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