CROATIAN CASTLES & WATERFALLS ADVENTURE

EXPLORE THE WONDERFUL REGION OF NORTHERN CROATIA, VISITING ITS CASTLES AND NATIONAL PARKS.

Duration

5 nights/6 days

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This package takes you to the Croatian capital of Zagreb.

 

From here, you’ll explore the wonderful region of northern Croatia, visiting its castles and baroque cities.

 

You’ll also visit the popular Plitvice Lakes National park, famous for its sixteen magnificent lakes with many waterfalls.

 

Zagreb’s Medieval upper town can be accessed by foot or by funicular.

 

Here you can see the Medieval entrance to Zagreb Old townSt Mark’s Church on Parliament Square, remarkable for its colourful roof.

 

Stroll the romantic Strossmayer promenade and enjoy the view over Zagreb lower town.

 

Hit the bars and restaurants in the popular Tkalča street, just next to the Ban Jelačić square or visit the magnificent cathedral the Zagreb Market – Dolac.

 

Zagreb is a home to many interesting museums, some of them being the Archaeological Museum and the Museum of Broken Relationships.

 

Note: A minimum of 2 people is required.
*Optional trips can be added to the proposed itinerary upon booking of this city break. One of our team will be happy to discuss these options with you.

INCLUDED

  • RETURN AIRPORT TRANSFERS (ZAGREB AIRPORT)
  • 5 NIGHTS IN A 3*/4*/5* HOTEL IN ZAGREB CENTRE, B&B
  • PRIVATE GUIDED TOUR OF ZAGREB
  • PRIVATE DAY TRIP TO VARAŽDIN & TRAKOŠĆAN
  • PRIVATE DAY TRIP TO PLITVICE LAKES

Itinerary

 

DAY 1: ARRIVAL IN ZAGREB – TRANSFER TO YOUR HOTEL

 

Welcome to Zagreb!

 

Our driver will be waiting for you at the airport and drive you to your hotel in Zagreb centre.

 

Overnight at a hotel in Zagreb.

 

DAY 2: ZAGREB GUIDED TOUR

 

Today we’ll organise a guided tour of Zagreb for you.

 

Our guide will pick you up from your hotel or meet you in Zagreb centre.

 

Walk the cobbled streets of Zagreb Upper Town and the buzzing Lower Town.

 

On your way, you’ll see the remarkable Medieval Church of St Mark on the Parliament Square, the Zagreb Cathedral, the popular Ban Jelačić Square, the Croatian National Theatre and more.

 

Free time for dinner and other activities.

 

Overnight at a hotel in Zagreb.

 

DAY 3: DAY TRIP TO BAROQUE VARAŽDIN & TRAKOŠĆAN CASTLE

 

Today we’ll organise a day trip to the wonderful Trakošćan Castle and the northern Croatian city of Varaždin, often dubbed “little Vienna”.

 

Your tour guide will pick you up from your hotel in Zagreb in the morning and drive you towards the baroque city of Varaždin.

 

Upon arrival, you’ll be taken on a guided tour of Varaždin, the charming city known for its Baroque architecture.

 

Visit the main square and the various Baroque buildings, St Nicholas’ Church and the Old Town.

 

After some free time in Varaždin, you’ll depart towards the historic Trakošćan castle.

 

Trakošćan is the most visited castle in Croatia and the region.

 

Situated among hills and mountain slopes, this Medieval fortification provides a real Disney world experience.

 

The castle is built on a hill, so you can see it from far away, and is surrounded by a vast lake.

 

Today the castle is a museum, providing an interesting insight into the life of Medieval nobility in Croatia.

 

After a guided tour of the castle, enjoy your free time walking around the lake or sipping drinks surrounded by wonderful scenery.

 

Return to Zagreb in the late afternoon.

 

Overnight at a hotel in Zagreb.

 

DAY 4: DAY TRIP TO PLITVICE LAKES

 

Today, we will organise a day trip to Plitvice Lakes National Park for you.

 

Your tour guide will pick you up from your hotel in the morning.

 

The Plitvice Lakes National Park is one of the most popular and most beautiful national parks in Croatia and the region.

 

This site was added to the UNESCO list of protected natural heritage sites in 1979.

 

Only a 2-hour drive away from Zagreb, this national park makes a perfect day trip for people of all ages and groups of all sizes.

 

After the guided tour, you can grab a lunch at a local restaurant and enjoy your free time.

 

Late afternoon departure to Zagreb & transfer to your hotel.

 

Overnight at a hotel in Zagreb.

 

DAY 5: FREE TIME IN ZAGREB

 

Enjoy your free time in Zagreb.

 

We are happy to recommend things to do and places to visit.

 

Alternatively, we can organise one of the day trips for you (see the list below).

 

Overnight at a hotel in Zagreb.

 

DAY 6: YOUR TRIP HOME

 

Our driver will pick you up from your hotel in Zagreb and drive you to Zagreb Airport for your flight home.

Want to add something to this package?

 

Recommended day trips from Zagreb:

 

  • Day trip to Veliki Tabor Castle
  • Hiking the Medvednica Mountain above Zagreb
  • Day trip to Klagenfurt and Minimundus Theme Park (AU)
  • Day trip to Bled Lake (SLOVENIA)
  • Day trip to Ljubljana (SLOVENIA)

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Useful Facts

Capital city: Zagreb
Currency: Croatian Kuna (HRK)
Integrations: Member of the EU since 2013
Language: Croatian
Local Time: Croatia is one hour ahead of GMT/ UK time
Flight duration to Croatia: 2-3 hours from any UK airport
Nearby countries: Slovenia, Italy, Montenegro, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Hungary
Drives on the: right side


Why Visit Croatia?

Lots of sunshine in spring and summer
Easy to get around
Affordable dining and nightlife
Many historic and cultural sights
Convenient to combine with your trip to other parts of Europe
Very warm, welcoming people

Why Travel With Tour Croatia?

Hands-on knowledge of the destination
We work with native Croatian travel experts
Lots of tours and packages to choose from
Affordable prices to suit every budget
Useful advice on Croatia and the region
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