ZAGREB & RIJEKA CHRISTMAS MARKET COMBO

ZAGREB, THE CROATIAN CAPITAL CITY, WAS VOTED THE BEST CHRISTMAS MARKET DESTINATION IN EUROPE TWICE IN A ROW.

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2 December 2017 until 7 January 2018

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Zagreb, the Croatian capital city, was voted the best Christmas market destination in Europe twice in a row.

 

This is an up-and-coming destination, lively and interesting all year round.

 

A home to interesting museums, historic Upper Town and chic squares.

 

Visit Zagreb in winter, and enjoy the popular Zagreb Christmas market, tasty local cuisine and mulled wine.

 

Have fun ice-skating or listening to Christmas concerts at the main Zagreb Square.

 

This package includes a visit to Rijeka, a coastal town with the beautiful promenade.

 

Rijeka is a home to yet another Christmas market in December and early January.

 

We can add a day trip to Bled Lake in Slovenia to this itinerary.

 

During Christmas time, a Festive Promenade is set up by the lake with stands that offer seasonal food and wine.


Itinerary

 

DAY 1: ARRIVAL IN ZAGREB

 

Welcome to Zagreb! Our driver will pick you up from Zagreb Airport and drive you to your hotel in Zagreb.

 

Overnight at the hotel in Zagreb.

 

Free time for your own programmes and to explore the Christmas market.

 

Overnight at the hotel in Zagreb.

 

DAY 2: ZAGREB GUIDED TOUR

 

Today we will 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 the hotel in Zagreb.

 

DAY 3: DAY TRIP TO RIJEKA

 

Today we’ll organise a day trip to the coastal city of Rijeka, only a 2-hour drive away from Zagreb.

 

Enjoy the Christmas market in Rijeka, relax with a glass of mulled wine and the sounds of Christmas music.

 

Visit the exciting Tower Winter Land with a Happy Land children’s park and an ice rink.

 

We’ll organise a private transfer to Rijeka from your hotel in Zagreb and a return transfer back to Zagreb in the afternoon.

 

Overnight at the hotel in Zagreb.

 

DAY 4: DAY TRIP TO BLED LAKE (SLO)

 

Today, we suggest a day trip to stunning Bled Lake in neighbouring Slovenia.

 

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

 

Dubbed the pearl of the Slovenian Alps, this enchanting lake is surrounded by high mountain peaks and summits.

 

In the middle of the lake is a small island dominated by the Church of St Mary.

 

Take a walk around the lake and a boat ride to the Bled Island with, accompanied by your tour leader.

 

Here you can visit the Bled Fortress and enjoy breath-taking views over the lake.

 

In Christmas time, a Festive Promenade is set up in Bled.

 

The stands along the promenade offer festive gifts, delicious local food and drinks.

 

Late afternoon departure to Zagreb & transfer to your hotel.

 

Overnight at the hotel in Zagreb.

 

DAY 5: FREE TIME IN ZAGREB

 

Enjoy your free time to further explore Zagreb.

 

Have fun ice-skating or walk the newly-opened tunnel in Zagreb Christmas market, decorated with Christmas lights and 3D installations.

 

We can book tickets for you to see the ballet performance at the National Theatre. “Sleeping Beauty” and “The Nutcracker” are very popular in Christmas time.

 

Overnight at the hotel in Zagreb.

 

DAY 6: END OF THE TOUR

 

Our driver will pick you up from your hotel and drive you to Zagreb Airport/Train Station/other hotel for the remainder of your stay.


WHAT’S INCLUDED:

 

  • Return airport transfers (Zagreb Airport)
  • 5 nights at 3*/4*/5* hotel in Zagreb centre, B&B
  • Private guided tour of Zagreb
  • Private day trip to Rijeka

 

Want to add something to this package?

 

Recommended day trips from Zagreb:

  • Day trip to Plitvice Lakes National Park
  • Day trip to Trakošćan Castle
  • Day trip to Veliki Tabor Castle
  • Day trip to Ljubljana (SLO)

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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
Dedicated customer service

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