The City of Varaždin, capital of the Varaždin County, is situated on the southern bank of the River Drava. The region is delimited by natural borders, lying at the crossroads of Austria’s Styria and Croatia’s Međimurje, Zagorje and the Upper Drava Valley. Varaždin has a population of approximately 50 000, and enjoys the status of the regional cultural, educational, economic and sporting center as well as being a tourism hub of the North-Western Croatia. It's mainly known for its baroque buildings, textile, food and IT industry. Varaždin is a proud holder of 11 national 'Green Flowers' awards as the most orderly town of inland Croatia.
The New York Times listed town of Varaždin among 52 places in the world that you have to visit in 2014!