Top things to do in Inland Croatia

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

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 uphill walk from the centre. Outside, the surrounding arcade is festooned with painted scenes depicting m…
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 Slavonian in Northern Baranja

Josić

In the village of Zmajevac, Josić is on a historic surduk (wine road) that leads up a steep hill. It's an upmarket restaurant with tables set in vaulted cellars. Meat is the strong suit here – try the duck perkelt s…
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…
Top Choice Croatian in Zagorje

Klet Kozjak

Klet Kozjak in Sveti Križ Začretje, 11km southeast of Krapina, is an adorable little cottage that serves traditional food from the region – such as homemade nettle pasta with cheese and vegetable sauce – and pairs i…
Top Choice Croatian in Međimurje

Mala Hiža

Foodies from Zagreb travel to Mala Hiža in the village of Mačkovec, 4km north of Čakovec, for its lauded and awarded seasonal cuisine done up with flair. Served in an old wooden Međimurje cottage, the menu features …
Top Choice Slavonian in Osijek

Kod Ruže

We never turn down a chance to sit at a table under stuffed eagles, goblet in hand, while being served by waiters wearing old-school braces. This is an atmospheric place to try out Slavonian flavours, especially at …
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…
Slavonian in Kopački Rit Nature Park

Didin Konak

The quiet village of Kopačevo, on the edge of Kopački Rit, is home to this outstanding regional restaurant. The vibe is rustic and real, and the food delicious. Don't miss the fish skewers of catfish and perch. Some…