Top things to do

Museum in Krapina

Museum of the Krapina Neanderthal

This is Krapina’s highlight, just west of the centre. Built into a vertical rock and fronted with a glass wall, this cavernous two-floor space has high-tech exhibits tracing the region's history and geology. After a…
Monastery in Krapina

Franciscan Monastery

Peek into this baroque monastery just west of the centre, which once housed a philosophy and theology school. The adjoining church has evocative frescoes by the Pauline monk Ivan Ranger in the sacristy.
Music in Krapina

Festival of Kajkavian Songs

At the beginning of September, the annual Festival of Kajkavian Songs features folkloric performances, poetry readings and traditional Zagorje food.
Barbecue in Krapina

Neandertal Pub

This Neanderthal-themed cafe-restaurant at the entrance of the museum claims to dish out barbecue from a recipe that’s 130,000 years old.
Bar in Krapina


For a coffee break in the sun, grab an outside table at this loungey spot or soak up the old-fashioned vibe inside.
Gallery in Krapina

City Art Gallery

Features rotating exhibits of Croatian artists.