Krapina in a Page: Prehistoric Men, Ljudevit Gaj, Oldtimer Museum and Cottages With Breathtaking Views

By 27 July 2020

July 27, 2020 - First mentioned in written documents in 1193; now, this city is full of cultural events. Check out where to hang with prehistoric men, discover legends, hike or relax in hidden cottages. 

Welcome to Krapina!

The capital of Krapina-Zagorje County is in the northwestern Republic of Croatia. Around 12,500 people there wander through the streets of th hidden gem of Zagorje every day.



How to get to and around Krapina

If you are flying and want to visit Krapina, your nearest airport is Zagreb. The terminal is less than one hour away by car. You also have other international connection options within 2-3 hours – Ljubljana, Graz, Maribor. Please, be aware that Croatia still isn't a part of Schengen, so you will need to go through passport control.

The modern highway Zagreb - Macelj connects the City of Krapina with Zagreb at only 42.5 km and to the border crossing Macelj 17.0 km. The motorway provides very good connections to the western part of Slovenia (Celje, Ljubljana) at the Krapina junction, also to Varazdin (about 50 km), and further to Hungary.

Although there is a bus station, it doesn't offer many destinations. You can go to Zagreb every day (Monday-Friday) at 06:10 a.m., and back to Krapina from Zagreb at 04:30 p.m.

The primary way to get to and from Krapina is by train or car. Click here to check information about Krapina-Zagreb connection. Enjoy your ride of 39 km almost 3 hours long. Other possible destinations from Krapina, prices, and the rest information can be found here