Veternica is the sixth longest Croatian cave and an important archaeological and paleontological site and also an instructive example of karst phenomena.
Veternica Cave is located in the southwestern part of Medvednica, above the village of Gornji Stenjevec. It is less than 9 km from the city center. It is protected as geomorphological natural monument since 1979. year. Veternica is the sixth longest Croatian cave. It is significant archaeological and paleontological site and instructive example of karst phenomena. Travel arranged displays of Veternica geomorphological phenomena which are rarely seen in the classic holiday decorated caves: erosion forms called swirl pots that speak of the former water course, the sand dunes of the last remaining underground stream that used to spring from Leskovac, the lower jaw of an extinct cave bear (Ursus speleus), skulpture of Neandertals, fossil mud, Well wishes in the Concert hall, fossils of the genus Pecten shells and sea urchins Clypeaster on the ceiling, stone waterfall (saljev emerged dripping water over the rocks and the deposition of speleothems), etc. As in the whole cave, and in the recreation area of the cave and hibernate hibernate implements eighteen species of bats.