Čakovec is a beautiful city located in the northern part of Croatia, in the Međimurje County, 90 kilometers north of Zagreb. This picturesque place is the administrative, cultural, and economic center of the region, and it stands out with its rich history, interesting architectural heritage, and diverse offerings. You will easily find affordable accommodation in Čakovec. It is home to about 27,000 inhabitants and therefore one of the larger cities in Međimurje. It is known for the abundance of nature that surrounds it, with beautiful parks, green areas, and flower gardens that create a pleasant atmosphere for walking and relaxation. The history of Čakovec spans thousands of years, with archaeological sites that testify to the settlement of the area in prehistoric times. The first written mention of the city of Čakovec dates back to the 14th century when the city was owned by the feudal Zrinski family. Throughout history, Čakovec has been the center of the Međimurje region and the seat of power for Međimurje feudal lords. In the 19th and 20th centuries, it became an industrial and cultural center of the region. Today, Čakovec is a modern city with well-preserved historical landmarks, such as the Old Town Core with the Old Čakovec Castle, which is now one of the most important cultural and historical monuments in Croatia. There is also the picturesque Zrinski Square in the city center, surrounded by charming buildings, cafes, and shops. Various events and manifestations are often held here, creating a lively atmosphere and an opportunity to get to know the local life and customs. Čakovec is also known for its wine cellars and vineyards. The Međimurje Wine Road leads through the beautiful landscapes of the wine-growing area, where visitors can taste top-quality wines and learn about the tradition of viticulture in Međimurje. The Mura-Drava Regional Park encompasses Čakovec, along with two other cities and 13 municipalities, and it is characterized by the exceptional biodiversity of the two river basins, which means numerous opportunities for an active vacation in Čakovec and its surroundings. Čakovec is a dynamic city that offers plenty of opportunities for recreation and entertainment. Experience it and enjoy!