Sveta Nedelja


Trg Ante Starčevića 5, 10 431 Sveta Nedelja


+385 1 3335 444

Distance from Zagreb

17 km

Because of its numerous sports and recreational facilities and lakes (cycling and hiking trails, lake fishing, canoeing, paintball), the youngest town in Zagreb County, Sveta Nedelja, is a favorite tourist destination. In Sveta Nedelja there is also the Erdödy Castle in Kerestinec, a Renaissance-Baroque castle built by the Erdödy family and the parish church of the Holy Trinity which stands on a hill in the town centre. Additionally, you can visit the Rimac factory of a young and world-renowned innovator Mate Rimac, and nearby is placed the Adrenaline Park and Camp Zagreb.


Tourist attractions

Camp Zagreb

It is located in the beautiful natural surroundings of Lake Rakitje, only 15 km from the center of Zagreb. One of the few high-class car camps (4*) in continental Croatia.

Paintball and Adrenalin Park

It is an indispensable point for all those eager for recreation . This centre with a long tradition is ideal for larger companies or team buildings, teams that want to confirm their unity or oppose in one of the sports disciplines such as paintball, archery, treasure hunt, quad bike riding, human table football, mini golf, climbing on artificial rock and zip line – descending down the rope or cable.

Svetonedeljska lakes and svetonedeljska hills

Hills, woods and meadows that merge with the peaceful settlements in Sveta Nedelja offer several pleasant hiking trails tailored to undemanding hikers who are not great adventurers nd love the blend of nature and society. The region of Sveta Nedelja is rich in lakes: Rakitje, Strmec, Orešje and Kerestinec, where sport fishing is developed, and you can walk or cycle around them.

The Sveta Nedelja Fish Stew Cookoff

A culinary and tourism event and competitionwhere teams of amateur chefs compete to prepare the best spicy fish stew held every September. The event is accompanied by folk games, an exhibition of local products and an entertainment programme.

Kaštel (castle) in Kerestinec

One of the important battles of the Peasant’s Revolt took place there in 1573, and the fort was besieged and plundered several times by the Ottoman Army. It is located in the lowlands, in the middle of a spacious park. The lowland Renaissance fortress with four wings and four corner towers, with a closed courtyard, which was surrounded by water (wasserburg), was built by the Erdödy count family.

Sava – Strmec ornithological reserve

The Strmec water supply district along the Sava River was proclaimed an ornithological reserve in 1971. . This area is a unique habitat for numerous bird species, including several rare bird species. The nesting of a rare bird species, European pendulum tit (Remiz pendulinus), is particularly important at on the European scale. The area has dense thickets of willows, poplars, ash and thick low-lying vegetation, with numerous backwaters, meanders and sleeves, sand and gravel spits and wetland meadows.

Sveta Nedelja kraluž necklace

A luxurious woven women's necklace, that first appeared in the Sveta Nedelja area in the early 19th century.. Since then, it has been a part of the jewellery of the formal women’s folk costume. It is worn around the neck on a white folded lace collar, to further enhance the beauty of its colour and ornamentation. The kraluž can be made of different colours, and is most often found in the tricolour red, white and blue, or only red and white with ornamental beads. The ends of the kraluž are tied around the neck with a red, satin ribbon. The technique and art of making the Sveta Nedelja kraluž was recently entered into the Register of protected intangible cultural heritage of the Republic of Croatia by the Ministry of Culture, making the kraluž a Croatian, and not just a souvenir of Sveta Nedelja.

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