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Secrets of the past embraced by the nature of Žumberak

Published 26.01.2017
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Članak je uspješno poslan na upisanu adresu.

Greška prilikom slanja, molimo pokušajte ponovo.

With their preserved nature, rich forests, meadows and pastures, mountains and plains, springs and streams, caves and archaeological and religious sites, Žumberak and Samobor Hills have attracted many climbers and hikers seeking their oasis of peace and beauty for decades.

In a hilly empire of greenery and turbulent streams lies Budinjak, whose inhabitants lived 3,000 years ago and who were among the first in the region that mastered the processing of iron. Numerous iron objects testify to the enviable skill of the then craftsmen. Two bronze dukes’ helmets, found in the burrow graves, represent especially valuable and rare findings. Around 2000 years ago, the Celtic tribe Latobici lived at the nearby locality of Bratelji, attested by the interesting stone tombs. Surrender to the secrets of the past in the embrace of the preserved nature!

 

Main activities / attractions : Nature Park Žumberak; visiting Budinjak; lunch at the Medven arm, sightseeing around a local manor, renovated old mill and wine presses, accompanied by the host; visiting Petrovina and the parish church of St. Peter

Two-day tourist packages. The basic activities program for a two-day package includes: Day 1: Budinjak – Dukes’ trail - Bratina - Medven – overnight stay; Day 2: Žumberak – cycling trail - Petrovina - Zagreb. The packages are available from spring to autumn (or throughout the year) for groups of five to 20 persons. The accommodation is available in private accommodation or hostel. Transfer individual or arranged by the agency. Professional guides are available in Croatian and the English language, other languages upon request. The information contained herein is indicative and non-binding. Please contact us for the final quote. Photography: R. Ibrišević


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Published 26.01.2017

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