If arriving from Austria to Croatia or you are just at the exit of the country, you will pass by the town of Krapina. Why just pass when you can find an apartment, a room or a vacation house in Krapina or destinations
to explore this picturesque place? Krapina will not leave you indifferent. Its narrow stone streets intricated with roots of centuries of trees scattered on the slopes of green hills surrounding the city whisper stories of rich history of this fertile and sweet landscape. Once upon a time bears, lynx and wolves, were wondering accross this land, escaping from traces and scents of early man residing in caves of Husnjakovo hill above the city. It is impossible to precisely determine when the first man lived here, but the findings speak of 50,000 to 120,000 years away in the past. Neanderthal remains date from that time, and today they are carefully guarded in the Krapina Neanderthal Museum, which is located near the former Neanderthal settlements and evokes their habitat in a unique and memorable way. Neanderthal of Krapina did not knew that the museum which is built in his honor will take the prize for innovation in business tourism in 2010, but he has developed the art of making spears and hunted in the clear waters of the river that would later be named Krapincica. Krap is a regional word for carp and Krapincica flows through the heart of Krapina while from its shallow emerge sweet scenes of Zagorje, offering more than beautiful postcards.
Krapina was first mentioned in 1193 as a fortress, with almost 13,000 residents living here today. Tourism has never been the primary industry, but the beauty of this area is the magnet for those who are looking for relaxation and refreshment among the peaceful and fresh Zagorje hills. The gastronomic traditions and cultural heritage are another motive to stay in Krapina, all less than an hour's drive from the capital town Zagreb. Let Krapina be the heart of your expedition accross Zagorje, and it will stay in your heart forever.
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