Local attractions and things to do
The Vineyard Villa Apartment near Varazdin is located in the county of Gornje Kneginec, an area of outstanding beauty. Discover Croatia’s beautiful interior, fascinating history, great wines and its warm friendly people. It provides the perfect base for a restful holiday or something more adventurous. Choose from a range of activities including, horse riding, canoeing, wine tasting, trekking, climbing, biking and spa treatments..
Varaždin. The starting point for your holiday.
Take a tour of this gem of a baroque town centre, its charming renaissance squares, palaces, baroque churches and ancient castle..
Varaždin, Croatia’s Vienna and one of the best preserved baroque towns in Europe, is the place to head, particularly if you can get there for Špancirfest (last 2 weeks in August) when the cobbled lanes are filled with street performers and bands. Perched at the end of the Julian Alps, Varaždin is also a superb base for canoeing, walking, riding and wine-tasting. The whites from the surrounding vineyards have won more Decanter awards this year than those from Chile or Argentina’ –The Sunday Times.
Varaždin is an ideal base for an activity holiday.
Situated by the river Drava it is surrounded by the gentle foothills of the Alps. Cycle or trek through vineyards, villages, forests and hills past ancient forts and castles to the highest points in the county for spectacular views over the borders to Slovenia and Hungary..