Kalnik or Kalničko gorje is a mountain in northwestern Croatia. Its highest peak is the eponymous Kalnik at 642 metres. The majestic mountain of Kalnik attracts mountaineers, climbers and paragliders. There are over a hundred climbing routes and paths arranged on the cliffs of the old town of Veliki Kalnik (500 m) which was built in the 13th century and only its ruins remain today. It is famous for King Bela IV and the plum pickers from the Kalnik villages who brought him food and plums during the siege. He rewarded them with titles of nobility.
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