Breif history of Našice

Našice are mentioned for the first time in 1229., templars, francescans, and other orders all left their mark here. Našice were under Turks in the 16th and 17th century. Exactly 230 years ago, property of Našice was bought by counts Pejačević, an is in their ownership all the time untul 1945.

One should visit the church of st. Antun Padovanski, the library of the Franciscan monastery, wich is of scientific importance with 10 incunabula, the old castle of count Pejačević from 1811. and the new castle of count Marko Pejačević from 1907., which was built with the Sansoucci castle in Postdam as a model; then there is the mausoleum and chapel of count Pejačević in 1881., next to which is the grave of countess Dora who became the first Croatian female composer and whose music is performed thruoghout the world. Castle Pejačević, were two Croatian governors were born, today holds the Homeland museum with rooms dedicated to important figures of the našice area, ethnographic collection and a special pottery section. It is surrounded by a park with many native and exotic trees and shrubs. It is protected horticultular monument with an artificial lake that dates back to the century before last. Tourism has developed in Našice thanks to the geographicas position nad beauty of the area, where typical Slavonian plain mixes with the slopes of Krndija wich has contributed to development of fishing and hunting tourism.

What elese should you see in vicinity of Našice

You should definitely see these sights in the vicinity of Našice:

  • A fishery in Našička Breznica wich is a kongdom of sedge, giant reed and other water plants where a rich bird life resides: omnipresent ducks, grebes, sedge warblers, marsh tits…
  • Martin settlement where crusaders stayed and built a Romanic church in the beginnig of the 13th century – the church of st. Martin – the only completely preserved templar church in Croatia;
  • A visit to a private zoo of family Bizik here in Našice will surely be a special experience.

If You like it here or want to organize a business meeting, we suggest staying at our Park hotel where you will find great service and an excellent gastronomical choice.