Desires within Reach in Zagorje
Close to everyone and for everyone's taste! One could use these words to summarise all the advantages of the geographical location, excellent climatic conditions and tourism offers of Zagorje. It is situated in northwestern Croatia, which makes it almost a suburb of the Alps. On the road map of Europe, Zagorje can be easily accessed by travellers from all directions thanks to good traffic connections. The heavenly natural features and the sunny hills have helped nurture the wine-making tradition of Zagorje since the ancient times, thereby defining the development and the customs of the region, which today has 150,000 inhabitants. Despite the urbanisation in the recent decades, Zagorje has managed to preserve the magic of country life. The agritourism of Zagorje is unique in its offer of traditional foods and beverages, natural food cultivation and related customs, since tradition never faded into the obscurity of the past. This is a travellers’ guide through six Zagorje wine regions where, on the beautiful countryside tourism estates, one can enjoy a nice drink and various tourist treats, from experiencing life in the countryside surrounded by the preserved nature, to enjoying numerous cultural and social events.