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Kumrovec - Late Yugoslav President birth place - Historic gastro tour Zagorje

Start with the castle Trakošćan. On the way to the ethno village of Kumrovec founded in 1954 – the birthplace of Marshal Josip Broz Tito you will visit The fort of Veliki Tabor.It is one of the most important cultural and historical monuments of secular architecture in continental Croatia, with a unique monumental and authentic fortification structure...The fort is also famous for it’s legends about Veronika of Desinić. After travelling through time and historic sites, the tour ends at the famous restaurant Villa 'Ventek-Zelenjak', opened way back in 1936. Here, you will enjoy the best of Zagorje specialties and enjoy this peaceful location near the Sutla River. For lunch you will enjoy their specialty 'Zelenjak platter', or vegetarian dishes made of fresh and local ingredients.

per adult from

$244

AUD

Duration

8 hours

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  • What's included :
    • Professional guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Private tour
    • Transport by private vehicle
    What's excluded :
    • Gratuities
  • Kumrovec is municipality in Croatia, to be precise, a small place located in a region North of Hrvatsko Zagorje.

    Hrvatsko Zagorje is cultural and historical region of Croatia, mostly hilly place, with green surroundings, many forests and hills. Beautiful region with picturesque countryside. It has a great tourism potential due to the large number of monuments, castles, spa and churches.

    Kumrovec is most famous for it’s Ethno village where Josip Broz Tito was born. Yugoslav late president Tito ruled dictatorially till his death in May 1980. Communist leader and dictator, the chief architect of the 'second Yugoslavia', a socialist federation that lasted from World War II until 1991, lived here and in the socialism, many political courses were held here as well. Even at that time, Tito’s village was one of the must see in ex Yugoslavia. Beautiful ethno village represents the expression of life in those small houses and surroundings. It is also known as the "Old Village” and it all started when monument was built in front of Tito’s birth house. This beautiful village is a perfect example of folk architecture of this region, arranged as Ethnographic Museum, gives you the opportunity to become familiar with the history of this place. Just a few miles/kilometers away, as a opposite point of view of Kumrovec that represents Yugoslavia, is Zelenjak and it is a place where Monument to Croatian national anthem is located. This monument is “Omaggio” to the place where late author of Croatian anthem wrote ‘Our Beautiful Homeland’. Antun Mihanović, famous Croatian writer and lawyer, gained fame because of this poem published in 19th century.
  • Departure Point :
    Zagreb
    Departure Time :
    09:00
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Infant seats available
    • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

8

Organised by Pro-travel - private tours & excursions

Activity ID: V-38198P3

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