The Green Riviera

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The Present meets the Middle Ages

In Hrvatsko Zagorje, filled with vineyards, about forty kilometres northwest of Zagreb, there is the Green Riviera, consisting of several large towns important in Croatian history: Gornja Stubica, Donja Stubica, Klanjec, Krapina, Oroslavje, Pregrada, Zabok, Zlatar, Bedekovčina, Krapinske Toplice, Stubičke Toplice, Kumrovec, Marija Bistrica, Sveti Križ Začretje, Tuhelj, Veliko Trgovišće and Zagorska Sela. A multitude of cultural events and an excellent culinary offer thrill all those who come here to explore these springs of heritage.

In the area of the Green Riviera, the past meets the present, the rural meets the urban, and the traditional meets the modern. Feel the spirit of the past in wonderful preserved medieval castles, and then revitalise your body and soul in a modern spa by means of traditional methods, which include therapeutic water and mud.

You can find a place to stay in several attractive hotels, which offer superb wellness and spa treatments to relax your tired body after an exciting journey. If you wish your accommodation to be even more in complete harmony with the area, there are a few camps, farms and restored old-fashioned wooden houses at your disposal. You can taste the authentic dishes and wine of the Green Riviera in restaurants and wineries, which offer famous local specialties.

Complete your journey around the Green Riviera by visiting some events, which will bring you closer to the culture and the habits of the local population. The area offers many events, from Kajkavian Culture Week, Zagorje Wedding, Grape Picking and the Tabor Film Festival to a pilgrimage to the famous Christian sanctuary Marija Bistrica, which will entertain you every day.

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