Gradski muzej Varaždin

The Herzer Palace
Eurasian Otter Workshop
Eurasian Otter Workshop


Varaždin is the city of baroque, young people, music, flowers and bicycles. „Little Vienna“with rich natural legacy interwoven in parks, a must see destination, located in the North of Croatia on the southern bank of the River Drava.

With 46.946 inhabitants and the average annual temperature of 10°C, the city of Varaždin is one of the most attractive destinations to live in or to visit in Croatia. It is the tourist, cultural, economical, educational and sport center of Northwestern Croatia.

The nine-times winner of the award presented by the National Tourism board, the nomination for the Golden Flower of Europe and holder of 11 „Green Flowers“; the national award, all for the most ordered, appointed and maintained destination, speak in favour of Varaždin being the city of pleasant emotions.

The city of angels, colourful and magical events; the most famous ones Špancirfest - the Street Festival of good emotions in summer and the classical music festival - Varaždin Baroque Evenings which celebrates music, baroque architectural inheritance and authentic instruments, in autumn (taken from

If you are interested in history of Varaždin, please visit the web page or to see more of Varaždin go to



Varaždin has many solutions for accommodation please visit the Varaždin tourism site for practical information




Varaždin is located 81 km north of Zagreb, the capital city and the largest city in Croatia.

The Zagreb Airport Dr. Franjo Tuđman is largest international airport in Croatia. The airport shuttle "Pleso prijevoz" is operating between the Airport and the Zagreb Central Bus Terminal (



By bus

You can buy online tickets from the Zagreb Central Bus Terminal to Varaždin Bus Terminal at The duration of the trip is about 1h15.

By train

You can buy online tickets from Zagreb Train Station at The duration of the trip is about 2h40.



The Varaždin City Museum - The Herzer Palace, Franjevački trg 10 is located about 500 m from the bus station, and 950 m from the train station.