Žumberak

INTRODUCTORY GENERAL INFORMATION

WHO ARE WE AND WHAT DO WE DO?

The area of Žumberak and the Samoborsko gorje (Samobors’s surrounding hills) was designated a nature park as a protected natural resource by the Act of the Croatian parliament on 28th May, 1999. A nature park is a vast wild or partly cultivated area of countryside and/or sea, ecologically valuable on international or national level with important countryside, educational, cultural, historical, tourist and recreational resources.

Žumberak - Samoborsko gorje Nature Park covers around 333 km². Its basic aim is to protect and promote environmental and cultural beauties and resources of the area.