Christmas story in Čazma - SalajLand

The Salaj family have been telling their Christmas Fairy Tale, which has become the most significant event in the continental part of Croatia, for 17 years now.

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11/29/2019 - 1/12/2020

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The Salaj family has turned its estate into a fairy-tale setting by decorating every centimetre with Christmas fairy lights. This year the estate will be lit up my more than 4 million lights, and you will also be able to experience a plentiful programme and gastronomic offer.

In line with tradition, there will be fireworks every evening, children's entertainers and a large Advent village where you can view and buy various home-made products, as well as handcrafts and souvenirs. This year's Christmas story will thrill everyone with its sheer scale and special character. Apart from more lights, this year they have expanded the area of the estate that you can view. Enjoy the excellent food and drinks with your friends and family, take part in creating a festive atmosphere and come and see everything that is new. Be a part of the magical experience of the year.

Opening hours:
Every day (including all holidays) 3 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Admission: 40 kunas (free for children under the age of 7 when accompanied by adults, also for invalids, foster children and adults with special needs)


Train – The Christmas Story Train will run to the Salaj Estate in Grabovnica on Fridays and Saturdays between December 6th and December 28th 2019 from the Main Railway Station in Zagreb to Ivanić Grad and back.  On Fridays the train leaves Zagreb at 5.22 p.m. and returns there at 9.49 p.m. On Saturdays the train leaves the Main Railway Station in Zagreb at 2.58 p.m. and returns at 7.37 p.m.

During the trip in the merry and decorated train accompanied by Christmas songs, Father Christmas will surprise children with appropriate gifts.

Bus transport will be organised from the train station in Ivanić Grad to the Salaj Estate.

The price of train tickets for children is 90 kunas (includes gift package), and 95 kunas for adults. The price includes the train fare, transport by bus to Grabovnica, the admission to the estate and guide for the "Christmas Story", as well as a gift for children on the train. Tickets can be purchased at the ticket offices at the Main Railway Station in Zagreb.

Awaken the spirit of Christmas and experience a true Christmas fairy tale with a trip in train decorated with a multitude of lights.

Organised by Croatian Railways