5 ideas for a family trip to the Zagorje

It is said that children don’t remember the things that they owned during their childhood , but only experiences, sights and the places they visited.  This is why going on a family trip is always a good choice! Regardless of how old your children are, or how much time and money you have at your disposal – you can always whip up a travel plan that all of you will enjoy.

So, why not use these spring holidays to gift your children with a few unforgettable memories?

Here are 5 suggestions for a beautiful family trip to the Zagorje.


If you’re looking for an opportunity to teach your kids a thing or two in addition to offering them a good time, make sure to stop by at the Krapina Neanderthal Museum, which is only a 15 minute drive away from Roses. At the museum, your kids will be able to explore rare and interesting  fossil exhibits, Neanderthal reconstructions, dinosaur replicas and an authentic meteorite that they can touch with their own hands. The museum also offers intriguing interactive exhibits, such as ice that snaps when you walk on it, a sick Neanderthal that they can explore for themselves…

Find out more here: http://www.mkn.mhz.hr/hr/



The spa centre Terme Tuhelj is located only a 20 minute drive away from Roses and offers family wellness, family saunas and an entertainment programme with slides and other water activities at the Water Planet, as well a water zorb ball for the older kids.

If you decide to spend the night, the offer of hotel Well also features specially equipped family rooms.

Find out more here: http://www.terme-tuhelj.hr/hr/aktivnosti-i-dozivljaji/dozivljaji/terme-tuhelj-za-obitelji-14959



The tourist village “Vuglec Breg” offers the ideal opportunity to acquaint your kids with the authentic spirit of the Zagorje. It consists of several autochthonous Zagorje houses (known as “hiža”) that have been renovated to accommodate guests, as well as an old commercial building that features a restaurant. The top of the hill offers spectacular views of the Zagorje landscape.

Children can also enjoy the playground and sports field for playing football, tennis or badminton, and pony rides are also organised on weekends.

Find out more here: http://www.vuglec-breg.hr/?lang=en



If your kids are huge fans of water activities, then visiting the spa centre Terme Jezerčica in Donja Stubica is definitely a must.

The centre offers an indoor water park (which includes a children’s pool with slides and a baby pool), a SPA zone and a wellness centre, as well as excellent hotel accommodations and a restaurant that serves Zagorje cuisine.

Find out more here: http://terme-jezercica.hr/



If your kinds are delighted by stories about princesses, knights and castles, then a visit to the fairytale-like Trakošćan Castle is bound to bring them great joy. After touring the museum located within the castle, take your kids for a walk around the nearby lake.

To make your visit even better, pack a blanket, juices and sandwiches and enjoy a picnic on one of the grassy areas near the lake!

Find out more here: http://www.trakoscan.hr/

Before you set out on your trip, make sure to stop by at Roses for a #dobarulov (#goodcatch) for your nearest and dearest to make sure you’re all well-equipped to welcome the lovely days of spring that are before us!

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