It was built in 13th century on the hills of Croatian Zagorje. According to legend, Trakoscan was named after the Thracian fortress (ARX Thacorum) which allegedly existed in antiquity. Another preserved legend says, it is named after the knights Drachenstein who in the early Middle Ages, ruled the region. In the 16th century it was taken over by Croatian Count Juraj Draskovic. The decor on each floor is from specific centuries. If you have time, there is endless history to read and examine. There is an extensive weapon collection. The stone steps down to the kitchen and the courtyard are something special to see. You can almost hear the past castle residents and guests as your imagination wonders what such life must have been like.
In the morning an air-conditioned and comfortable car will pick you up in Your hotel and head up through the countryside towards this beautifull castle. You will have time to walk threw the castle with your guide and explore it. Also we reccommend a nice walk aroun the lake. At the end we will take you back to Zagreb, to your hotel.