Download GPX file for this article
46.1615.87Full screen dynamic map

From Wikivoyage
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Krapina is a city in Central Croatia.

View on Krapina


Krapina is a small town in northern Croatia and also an administrative and cultural centre of Krapinsko-zagorska county. It is administrative centre of Krapinsko-zagorska county located approximately 55 km from Zagreb, Croatia's capital. The city is first mentioned in 1193 but has even longer history.

Get in[edit]

By train – a railway connects Krapina and Zagreb. The train ride takes from 1hr 30 min up to 2 hr depending on the train category, half a dozen trains daily, most requiring a change of train in Zabok. The price is 40 kn (one way)

By bus – the bus leaves from Autobusni kolodvor Zagreb and the ride takes about 1 hr. It will cost you about 50 kn.

By car – it takes you about 50 minutes if you use an A2 highway (exit Krapina) but it will cost you about €10; other route is on Zagorska magistrala (Zagreb-Zabok-Krapina). It takes longer (about 1hr 15 min) but you don't pay toll.

Get around[edit]

Getting around is not an issue you should be concerned by. Krapina is a very small town and you can see all the sights on foot. If you arrived by car you will have to pay for parking in the city.


Reconstruction of the Neanderthal family at Hušnjak hill

Krapina Neanderthal Museum (Muzej Krapinskih Neandertalaca) – This is where you enter a time machine and go far back into the past. You will travel to Earth's history. Here you can find out all about the anatomy, culture and the environment of the Neanderthal. The museum is located in situ, in other words, on the prehistoric habitat. You will learn all about Dr. Kramberger, the man behind the epochal discovery. The museum has all sorts of multimedia content so it's a great place to visit with your family (your kids will love every minute).






Krapina doesnt have any hotel in the city. Nearest hotels are in Krapinske Toplice, 15 km from Krapina.


Go next[edit]

This city travel guide to Krapina is an outline and needs more content. It has a template, but there is not enough information present. Please plunge forward and help it grow!