Attractions

Top Choice Museum in Vukovar

Vučedol Culture Museum

Located 5km downriver from Vukovar, this museum sits on one of Europe's most significant archaeological sites and provides an introduction to the most important ancient culture you're likely to have never heard of. …
Top Choice Church in Krapina

The Church of Virgin Mary of Jerusalem

This baroque church, built in 1761, is one of Zagorje's most important pilgrimage sites and is well worth the brisk, uphill walk from the centre. Outside, the surrounding arcade is festooned with painted scenes depi…
Top Choice Cathedral in Ðakovo

Ðakovo Cathedral of St Peter

Ɖakovo's pride and glory is this red-brick cathedral, with its twin 84m-high belfries looming over town. Commissioned by Bishop Strossmayer in 1862, the cathedral took four years to construct and another 12 to decor…
Top Choice Museum in Osijek

Museum of Slavonia Archaeology Department

The oldest museum in Croatia, the Museum of Slavonia is housed in the renovated city-guard building with a glass dome over an arcaded patio. It showcases Slavonian history through the ages. Start on the 2nd floor wi…
Museum in Vukovar

Castle Eltz

Closed for several years following the war, the 18th-century Eltz Palace reopened in 2014 as this brilliant museum. Head up the stairs to the 1st floor for a whirlwind tour of Slavonian history, from mammoth fossils…
Park in Inland Croatia

Lonjsko Polje Nature Park

Nominated for World Heritage Site status, Lonjsko Polje is a 506-sq-km stretch of swampland (polje means ‘field’) in the Posavina region, between the Sava River and Mt Moslavačka Gora. Situated along Lonja River, a …
Nature Reserve in Samobor

Žumberak Samoborsko Gorje Nature Park

Samobor is a good jumping-off point for hiking into the Žumberak Samoborsko Gorje, a mountain system that links the high peaks of the Alps with the karstic caves and abysses of the Dinaric Range. Carpeted with meado…
Castle in Zagorje

Veliki Tabor Castle

As you approach the pentagonal hilltop castle of Veliki Tabor, 57km northwest of Zagreb, what unfolds is a pleasing panorama of hills, corn fields, vineyards and forests. The Croatian aristocracy began building fort…
Museum in Zagorje

Kumrovec Staro Selo Museum

Nestled in the Sutla River valley near the Slovenian border, the village of Kumrovec has been transformed into an open-air ethnographic museum. A re-creation of a 19th-century village, the Staro Selo Museum features…
Castle in Zagorje

Trakošćan Castle

This castle, 80km northwest of Zagreb, is worth a visit for its well-presented museum and attractive grounds. The exact origin of its construction is unknown, but the first official mention dates to 1334. Not many o…