Are you an adventurous person who finds serenity in discovering fascinating and intriguing places? Well, Jastrebarsko is one of those fantastic cosmopolitan places you must visit if you go to Croatia. Jastrebarsko is found in central Croatia located in Zagreb County. It derives its name from Jastreb, which is a Croatian name for a hawk.
Take a Tour into the Town Museum and Gallery
The over 190-year-old town museum and gallery in Jasterbarsko contains the historic, archaeological, ethnographic, and cultural heritage of the town's religion. The town museum also has a small winery where the 600 years of winemaking history of the region is displayed. The gallery is home to several mind-blowing exhibitions, for example, it contains the historic collections and the ancient craft collections of the town's history.
Be Fascinated by the Wine Road of Plesivica
Wine road of Plesivica is a charming place to visit while you tour Jasterbarsko. It is famously known to have about forty wineries. Here you will have an opportunity to taste a variety of wines known worldwide. The services offered at the Plesivica wine road are divided into three, some wineries offer tantalizing homemade food, and other wineries offer accommodation in amazing rooms where you will have an unforgettable view of the amphitheater created by the Plesivica vineyards. You can also engage in some different types of sports like hunting, fishing, cycling among others.
Explore the Picturesque Castles
Jasterbarsko is home to several castles, one of them is the Castle Erdody. It is the oldest building in the town located in a lovely old park which is a monument of horticulture in the region. Other beautiful castles that will make your visit memorable are the Castle Orsic and Castle Zwilling.
Do Not Miss the Beautiful Sacred Objects
There is a lot to see in Jasterbarsko, the Franciscan monastery and the church of St Mary is one of them, it is categorized among the highest cultural monument in Croatia. Within it, there is a library that has valuable books and old maps preserved there. Another sacred object you can also view is the Church of St Nicholas. You will have an amazing time there.
Be Fascinated by the Traditional Craft
There are different types of traditional craft carried out in Jasterbarsko town that will blow your mind away. Weaving is among the ancient traditional crafts that are still being practiced in spite of it being done on family farms in the past decades, presently, it is done by a few individuals who live in Jasterbarsko town.
- Castles are a common scene you’ll enjoy
- Captivating Traditional crafts are available in Jasterbarsko town
- Some of the places to visit include Watermill and Miller’s House, sledding trail, and Repro Eko among others
- The best time to visit Jasterbarsko is during the hot and sunny summer between June and mid-September