Only 16 kilometers from the city of Zagreb is Velika Gorica. It is a place of rich history and numerous cultural and historical sights, ethnological and sacral monuments.
In Velika Gorica and its surroundings, there are extremely valuable archaeological finds from the prehistory, antiquity and early Middle Ages.
The place is rich in oak, so oak is one of the main natural resources that build sacral and other wooden objects. In Velika Gorica, you can see wooden chapels and noble curia. Not far from Velika Gorica, there is an old "Turkish" oak tree that is a protected natural monument.
You can not even imagine how many attractive and interesting events are held in this area.
Of course, it is worth mentioning the big and small carnival, or the feast under masks, full of dance, noise, songs and fun. Also, be part of traditional Gorica evenings and enjoy numerous concerts, performances and exhibitions.
All motorcycle enthusiasts and adrenaline drivers will enjoy the opportunity to enjoy the „Motorijada“ an event that brings together the "bikers" at the Aviation Technical Institute. There are still many attractive events such as the International Turopolje Race, Turopolje Jurjevo in April, International Meeting of Folklore Societies in June, International Majorettes Show, Pivijada (Beer fest) ...
And all art lovers can find something for themselves if they decide to visit Galženica Gallery, Kordić Gallery, and Turopolje Museum.
Near Velika Gorica, on Čiče Lake, all sports fans will enjoy swimming, water skiing and other water activities.
Of all types of tourism, in Velika Gorica is a specially developed rural tourism and its offer will meet expectations of both young and old. Gorgeous people from Velika Gorica and a table full of tasty autochthonous specialties would meet the expectations of the most demanding ones. You definitely should visit Ethno village Novo Čiče, one of the most popular children's excursion place in Croatia.
If you choose to visit Zagreb, don't miss a chance to visit this beautiful and extremely interesting place that will impress you with an interesting cultural and historical heritage as well as attractive events.
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