More about Medvednica
Medvednica is one of the most beautiful attractions in Zagreb that is considered an escape for both locals and tourists. Locals enjoy going there anytime during the year for its beautiful landscapes like caves, ravines, mine shafts, mountains, caves and waterfalls. It also has very uniquely built churches and the Tv broadcasting tower which at its peak, Slijeme. During winters, Medvednica turns to be the perfect place for skiing! And don’t worry there are plenty of lodges in the mountains where you can rest, have a drink and try the special local food like the beans soup and the cottage or apple-cheese strudel. The springs and steams that are everywhere also make the view very picturesque, you can fill your bottle from them and enjoy drinking, as the water there is very clear. There are lots of activities to do there like cycling, trekking and trail-running. If you are a bird watcher, this place is for you as Medvednica has a variety of different kinds of rare and beautiful birds. Medvednica also has a very special paleontological site which is the Veternica cave. The cave is considered a home to 18 different species of bats which live inside it. You will also find bones and fossils that indicate that these caves were homes to bears and leopards thousands of years ago!