The castle was built during the first half of the 18th century during the reconstruction and upgrade of a medieval fortress. One unit consists of a medieval and baroque castle. The castle complex consists of a medieval fortress with the adjoining wall, a chapel, a palace with classicist – baroque features, and a courtyard with moats. The floor plan of the castle dates back to 1885 when it was owned by the Earls of Normann of Ehrenfels. Then it had a total of 62 rooms and a footprint of 4031 m2, and it kept its authentic appearance to this day, and is thus one of the biggest in Croatia. There are several famous legends and tales about this castle, like the tale of the ring, the story of the dragon, the legend of Valpovo’s white lady and others.
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Matija Gubec Street, Valpovo 31550
45.658832, 018.415442 (45°39’31.8″N, 018°24’55.6″E)
00385 (0)31 650 639,
0385 (0)98 99 22 054
Sat, Sun: 16:00-20:00h; Tue, Wed, Fri: 10:00-12:00h; Saturday: 10:00-13:00h
The entire tour of the castle (churches, towers and museums):
Adults: 12 HRK (1.60 EUR); Children: 7 HRK (1 EUR); Professional guidance: 100 HRK (13.10 EUR); Taking pictures for weddings and special occasions: 150 HRK (20 EUR)
Ticket for the museum: adults 7 HRK (1 EUR), children 5 HRK (0.60 EUR)
If you find yourself in Valpovo, be sure to visit the castle, which contains a museum, a church and an old tower which offers a beautiful view of the whole place. You will be welcomed by friendly staff.
GPS coordinates: 45.658832, 018.415442 (45°39’31.8″N, 018°24’55.6″E)
Address: Matija Gubec Street, Valpovo 31550
Prandau-Normann castle is located in Valpovo in Matija Gubec Street.
If you are driving with a car show this translation to the taxi driver:
Molim Vas da me odvezete do dvorca Prandau-Normann koji se nalazi u mjestu Valpovo u ulici Matije Gupca. Hvala!
You must also show to the taxi driver that he must turn on the taximeter:
Molim Vas uključite taksimetar. Hvala!
Please can you tell me how to find this sight:
Molim Vas da me uputite prema dvorcu Prandau-Normann koji se nalazi u mjestu Valpovo u ulici Matije Gupca. Hvala!
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