Krapina Holidays


Krapina is a town in northern Croatia and the administrative centre of Krapina-Zagorje County with a population of 4,482 (2011) and a total municipality population of 12,480 (2011).[1] Krapina is located in the hilly Zagorje region of Croatia, approximately 55 km (34 mi) away from both Zagreb and Varaždin. The following settlements comprise the Krapina municipality:[1] Krapina has been known since 1193. It has always been a favorite site for castles and country houses of Croatian and Hungarian rulers. In 1899, on a hill called Hušnjak near modern Krapina, the archaeologist and paleontologist Dragutin Gorjanović-Kramberger found over eight hundred fossil remains belonging to Neanderthals. Krapina is a home to ye... Find out more →