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Vrbovec is in Zagreb county, Croatia, 43.37 km northeast of Zagreb. The town has a population of about 16,000, as of the 2011 census.

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Vrbovec is the birth place of Ban Petar Zrinski, a Croatian hero from the Middle Ages.

For all who would like to meet with typical way of Croatian life, Vrbovec offers peaceful staying and feeling like at home.

Get in[edit]

By car[edit]

Well connected by the A4 highway, then by D28 expressway, it takes only 25 minutes by car from Zagreb.

By train[edit]

It takes 35-54 minutes by train from main train station in Zagreb.

By bus[edit]

It takes 45 minutes by bus from main bus-station in Zagreb.

Get around[edit]


  • Mausoleum of family De Piennes (in the local cemetery).
  • Tower of Petar Zrinski.
  • Castle of Patačić.
  • Castle of Lovrečina Grad.
  • Church of Saint Vitus.


  • NK Vrbovec Football. A member of third division of the Croatian Soccer League.


  • Kaj su jeli naši stari. Last week of August or first week of September, from Friday to Sunday. Traditional festival of cooking of old specialities from the past







  • Hotel Bunčić, Zagrebačka 4, +38512720570, fax: +38512720571, . Check-in: 14:00, check-out: 12:00. Featuring an on-site restaurant and a bar, Hotel Bunčić is located 750 meters from the Old Town of Vrbovec. It is the former motel owned by PIK Vrbovec. €24-47.


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