Discover the baroque city of Varaždin
The Baroque age was a conspicuous part of Varaždin’s history when the glory of its dishes reached the French court. That's why you have to reward yourself after your run and taste mlinci, klipich, spicy game dishes, poultry dishes with vegetables and homemade puff pastry cakes.
Just imagine how much is there to tell about the city where within the small area of the historical core there are preserved palaces, important public buildings, houses and villas and one of the oldest City Halls in Europe. And let's not forget the main landmark - The Old Town...
As most of the cities in Croatia, the traditional Varaždin cuisine was influenced by Austria and Hungary. But let's not forget that the hedonism was a way of living in the lavish Baroque age, which was a noticable part of Varaždin’s history when the glory of its dishes reached the French court.
A weekend would be a perfect amount of time for you to see and enjoy Varaždin and the nearby places. There is enough for you too choose and to find the accommodation that will suite your needs. People are friendly and they will always make you a warm welcome.
Road or trail running, Varaždin is a running city, hosting a Varaždin half marathon for 25 years now. With or without running events, you'll find your way through the city streets and by the Old Town and we know you'll enjoy every step of it.
Varaždin is maybe a small city but there is so much history within the small area of the historical core! And let's not forget the interesting stories about the angels that adorn alters, walls and paintings. We won't miss either the city's main landmark the Old Town.
Make time to go for a run and to discover the city with one of the oldest City coat of arms in Europe and that was once a capital of Croatia.
Startning point: King Tomislav Square
Distance: 6.5 km
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