FULL DAY STUDY TRIP - HRVATSKO ZAGORJE REGION
Krapina Neanderthal Museum, Krapina - Veliki Tabor, Desinić - 'Old Village' Museum, Kumrovec - Antun Augustinčića Gallery, Klanjec
Departure from Zagreb. Head towards Krapina and visit the completely new Museum of the Krapina Neanderthals which with its modern architecture and multimedia presentations contribute to the dignity one of the most famous Palaeolithic sites in the world. Hušnjakovo site is the world's most famous site Neanderthal man and the full range of the richest fossil collection. Protected as the first paleontological nature monument in Croatia. The museum exhibition includes geological, paleontological and archaeological collection, and the rocks and fossils of the Croatian Zagorje, the development of life on Earth and human development. Continue your journey towards the castle Veliki Tabor, one of the best preserved late medieval and Renaissance fortified cities Croatian mainland. Tour the castle with an expert guide. Continue your trip towards Ethno-village “Staro selo” (Old village), Kumrovec which is a unique open-air museum which also includes the home of Josip Broz Tito (the founder and first President of ex-Yugoslavia) with numerous historical and ethnological exhibits famous for its thirty buildings, preserved and restored, where the museum exhibitions are staged. Lunch. Drive to Klanjac. Visit the Antun Augustinčića Gallery. Anthony Augustinčić (1900-1979), one of the most important Croatian sculptors and representatives of Croatian modern art. Augustinčić is famous for his monumental public monuments “Peace” next to the UN building in New York and the monument to the Peasant Revolt and Matija Gubec in Gornja Stubica. In addition to the internal display, visitors can enjoy the park around the sculpture gallery. Return to Zagreb in late afternoon hours.
Price per person: € 35.00
The price includes:
- group leader for English, French, Spanish
- Air-conditioned bus transportation
- Entrance tickets and guided tours for all museums will be organized by the Organization Team