We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Trakoscan Castle (Dvor Trakoscan)

Trakoscan 42254, Croatia
042 79 64 22
Improve this listing
Book ahead on Viator
Private Tour
$102*
and up
Varazdin and Trakosan Castle Day Trip from Zagreb
94%
Ranked #1 of 1 Attractions in Trakoscan
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Castles, History Museums, Cultural
More attraction details
Attraction details
Owner description: A 19th-century restoration of a 13th-century castle.
Write a Review

58 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    33
    22
    3
    0
    0
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Brisbane, Australia
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
15 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

We visited Trakoscan Castle as part of the Back-Roads Touring Co “Flavours of Northern Croatia & Slovenia” tour. It’s an impressive 13th century castle on top a hill and it dominates the surrounding valleys. The views from the ramparts are spectacular and every room is full of history in the form of furniture, costumes, paintings and photographs. The armoury and... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

A must see historic place! The ambiance of the passed centuries in almost a fairy tale surroundings. I was astonished and would recommend it to all who visit that part of Croatia.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Zagreb, Grad Zagreb, Croatia
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Very nice place to get to know Croatian history a bit better. Organised so everyone can dive into the history of Croatian nobles.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Very informative, stories written in both english and croatian and a great place to learn about local history which goes back centuries. Beautiful scenery and views of the area and a wonderful little bar/tavern right on the lake below the castle. Reasonable admission as well. Recommended!

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

it is indeed nice place for walking, but gastronomical offer is not so good. If you wish to have decent coffe, it is more like you are back in 16th century.........

Was this review helpful? Yes
Zagreb, Croatia
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
15 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Trakošćan castle is one of the best preserved castles in Croatia, and a breathtaking sight to visit and remember. Castle is placed on a small hill with medieval type of fortification, and next to a lake in Hrvatsko Zagorje region, known for green hills and happy people. It was a residence of famous noble family Drašković. The family is responsible... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Zagreb, Croatia
Contributor
15 reviews 15 reviews
10 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

The most beautifull castle in Croatia, well preserved and well kept. Situated in the northern part of Hrvatsko Zagorje region. It originates from the Burg- a defense tower built on the hill to controll the borders and roads back in 13th century. Renovated few times, enlarged by itsl owner framily Draskovic who lived there from 17th century till the end... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Varazdin, Croatia
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

We have to say thank you so much to people from "Hostel Party" in Zagreb for organizing us this trip to Trakoscan castle. They didn't have this in their tours offer, but still made us best deals and organized whole trip. And some trip it was. So much beautiful sights we've visited, and pictures we took. U must visit!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Glenlyon, Australia
Contributor
15 reviews 15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

We meandered along the country lanes from Krapinske Toplice and were greeted by this beautiful castle on top of a hill, surrounded by huge, majestic trees. It was quite a steep walk up but the views were worth it and grandmothers did it! We paid a modest admission fee and were given information for reference. We thoroughly enjoyed the experience,... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Top Contributor
87 reviews 87 reviews
31 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

This is a really nice place. The surroundings are nice to walk (the park around the castle). the castle itself has several floors and each of the rooms is left decorated in a different style. One of the rare castles in Croatia that is restored and opened to the public. A must see!

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Trakoscan Castle (Dvor Trakoscan) also viewed

Varazdin, Varazdin County
Krapina, Krapina-Zagorje County
 
Desinic, Krapina-Zagorje County
Varazdin, Varazdin County
 

Been to Trakoscan Castle (Dvor Trakoscan)? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing