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Learn the Tale of Zagorje Region

For centuries, grandmas have entertained their grandchildren with fairy tales about Zagorje. They would tell them a story of a...
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Have a Thrilling Time in Terme Tuhelj

Although summer draws people to the shores of Adriatic Sea, a lot of visitors opt to enjoy inland Croatia as...
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Embrace the Beauty of Zagorje Region

Fairy tales truly do exist! Zagorje region, an abundant Croatian county with beautiful nature, greenery and clear water, offers hundreds...
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Modern Zagorje Hiza: Combining Past With Present

Today, we bring you a rather unique piece of Croatian architectural design. It is authored by Davor Meterkovic from Zagreb-based...
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Roasted Duck with Mlinci

Yesterday we had a privilege of reviewing Grasevina Goldberg 2012, a fine Croatian wine which has a lot of fans...
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Christmas Fable in Stubicke Toplice

Imagine perfect scenery for Christmas celebration! The majority of you will envision the same locality. Namely, a room of considerable...
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Science versus Art: Fighting for Giants of Krapina

The recent architectonic project in Croatian town of Krapina has triggered a red alarm in the local cultural and scientific...
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Big Picture: Veliki Tabor Guard

You don’t need a particular reason to visit Veliki Tabor castle in Croatian region of Zagorje. It will impress you...
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Big Picture: Marija Bistrica

Marija Bistrica of Zagorje houses the famous, Shrine of the Virgin Mary, that thousands of pilgrims and tourists visit each...
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Big Picture: Country sunset

While most visitors head for Croatia’s gorgeous coastline filled with pristine beaches, Croatia’s countryside is also well worth the visit....
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Big Picture: Konjski Castle

Zagorje is home to many castles and fine historic manors, one of which is located in Konjscina, near sacred Marija...
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Croatian toys to buy your tots

Remember those days when having the latest action figure or owning the most beautiful doll was the biggest thing in...


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Big Picture: Inside Veliki Tabor

Veliki Tabor, located in the region of Zagorje, is one of the best preserved medieval and Renaissance fortified towns in...
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Big Picture: Marija Bistrica

Marija Bistrica, a town in Croatia’s Zagorje region, is located on the slopes of the Medvednica mountain. For countless years,...
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A tree in Zagorje with a dark past

In Stubicke Toplice, one of the oldest tourist destinations in Zagorje, sits a particularly special tree that is marked by...
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Big Picture: Spring in the country

In Croatia’s northern region of Zagorje, residents are thrilled to finally see the end of winter and longer days filled with sun....
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Five things to do in Zagorje

The region of Zagorje lies in northwest part of Croatia. As an inland destination, it doesn’t always receive the tourist...
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Big Picture: Peacock in Zagorje

A peacock in Zagorje? Now that’s just a sight you don’t see everyday. Visit the small town of Zlatar Bistrica...
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Big Picture: Donja Stubica

Donja Stubica is a town in Croatia’s Zagorje region known for its irises and as the birthplace of Matija Gubec, the...
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Big Picture: The land of irises

Donja Stubica, a town situated in Croatia’s Zagorje region, is well-known as the birthplace of Matija Gubec, leader of the...
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Big Picture: Krapina

Krapina is the capital of Croatia’s Zagorje region that dates back to 1193. Here, you can visit the home of...
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Where to find cavemen in Croatia

Ah, those were the days. Dad hunted wildlife with his giant cudgel, mom was picking cherries and the kids played...
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Big Picture: Vineyard in Zagorje

Croatian wines are now becoming big names on the market. Many of the best wines come from Istria, including Matocevic Grimalda...
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Big Picture: Spring evening in Zagorje

Zagorje is stunning during all of the year’s seasons and at any time of the day. The region’s rolling hills...