In the Croatian Zagorje, on the river Bednja, there is the same name settlement which is the ideal place for those who are looking for preserved nature, untouched beauty and rich cultural and historical heritage. Unique experience of Hrvatsko zagorje expects you in region of Bednja.
Here is one of the most famous and most visited castle in Croatia - Trakošćan Castle. The castle was built at the end of the 13th century, and since 1954 it has been a museum with permanent exhibition. Whole castle will leave you breathless, but also its impressive surroundings decorated as a landscape park. There are meadows, lakes, trees and gardens where are planted various exotic types.
Also one of the most famous sights is the parish church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, as well as a large and sumptuous linden nestled beside the church. The linden is also a monument of park's architecture older than 200 years.
Bednja is really characteristic place, so here you will have the opportunity to hear a specific dialect that is not spoken anywhere except in the region of Bednja.
Also, Bednja belongs to one of the coldest places in Croatia. Even at the end of winter, or at the beginning of spring, there are low temperatures from year to year. So in 2018, in the March 1st the temperature was only -23!
One of the traditional events of this region is the First May Trip in Trakošćan. Therefore, if you want to spend this holiday in the „pearl of Croatian Zagorje“, you will have the opportunity to enjoy a multitude of fun and cultural attractions and a rich program that will make your stay in Trakošćan unforgettable.
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