Nature Park Medvednica
In the spring I relax you, in the summer I cool you, in the autumn I feed you, and in the winter I warm you.
Invertebrate fauna
The meadows, glades and forest edges of Medvednica are embellished by very beautiful and delightful day-flying butterflies
Plant world
Flora, the Roman goddess of spring and flowers, has so far recorded 1205 species and subspecies on Medvednica
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Medvedgrad
Medvedgrad

On the southern slope of Medvednica, at the top of the hill Mali Plazur, nests a picturesque medieval castle which has been watching over Zagreb for eight centuries.

Veternica Cave
Veternica Cave

Even though many would choose the wide-open spaces of Medvednica over its dark and chilly underground, Veternica Cave merits a visit for many reasons!

Zrinski Mine
Zrinski Mine

Not far from the mountain lodge Grafičar there is an area called Miner’s Garden, where people used to mine in search for precious metals...

Education programmes
Education programmes

Children have proved to be the best guardians of nature because they are very passionate promotors of positive environmental messages in their closer and wider surroundings...

Info centre Bliznec
Info centre Bliznec

The valley of the stream Bliznec used to be teeming with village life since time immemorial: the gurgling of water over many mill wheels, chatting of villagers...

Mountain paths
Mountain paths

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Adopt a bat!
Adopt a bat!

“Adopt a Bat” is a programme developed by the Public Institution Nature Park Medvednica for bat lovers and those who are yet to become bat lovers.

Bike trails
Bike trails

Each day we can encounter more and more cyclists on the forested slopes of Medvednica. For this reason we marked a network of eight circuit trails and one transversal trail with cycling signs....

Rules of behavior

Medvednica climate in numbers

Lowest recorded
temperature

–19,8 °C

Average annual
temperature

6,6 °C

Highest recorded
temperature

28,7 °C

Average annual
precipitation

1267,5 mm

Average number of days
under snow per year

93,9 days

Average number
of sunshine hours per year

1820,3 hours

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