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Zagreb & Rijeka Christmas Market Combo


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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.




    6 nights/7 days

    Departure Months


    Price Includes

    • 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


    • Travel pack delivery to your home address
    • 24/7 customer service
    • Zagreb medieval old town
    • St Marcos Church
    • Zagreb funicular
    • Botanical Garden
    • Plitvice Lakes National Park
    • Trakošćan castle

    Zagreb & Rijeka Christmas Market Combo Itinerary


    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.


    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.


    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.


    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.


    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.


    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.

    Want to add something to your holiday?
    (let us know when enquiring)
    • Day trip to Plitvice Lakes National Park
    • Day trip to Trakošćan Castle
    • Day trip to Veliki Tabor Castle
    • Day trip to Ljubljana (SLO)
    FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)

    What is the food like in Croatia?

    Breakfast varies, although it mostly includes fried or scrambled eggs, a selection of salami, sausages and cheese with bread, rolls or toast and different types of cereal.

    Lunch is the main meal in Croatia – it usually starts with soup, which is followed by a cooked meal.

    Croatian food is heavily influenced by Austrian and Italian cuisines.

    In Dalmatia, seafood, risottos, and pasta are very popular.

    In continental parts, you should try schnitzel, roast meat dishes, roast potatoes, different types of pies etc.

    If you prefer a lighter lunch, many restaurants offer different salads, soups, sandwiches etc.

    What are the beaches like in Croatia?

    Beaches in Croatia are mostly pebbly, some are rocky and there are several sandy beaches, although rare.

    If you’re traveling with small children, it might be a good idea to get the beach shoes for them.

    These can be purchased at shops and stands situated by or at beaches in Croatia.

    What is the currency in Croatia?

    Since January 2023, the Euro has been adopted as the official currency in Croatia. As of July 2023, 1 Croatian Euro is valued at approximately 0.86 Pound sterling.

    Is Croatia a member of the European Union?

    Yes, Croatia entered the European Union in 2013.

    Can my travel agent book restaurants for me while I'm on holiday?

    Yes. Your travel agent will provide his/her mobile phone number, so you can reach them quickly.

    Should you need any assistance before or during the holiday, let them know and they will help as soon as possible.

    Give your agent a day’s notice and he/she will book a table at a requested restaurant for you or suggest best restaurants in the area.

    Can I add extra activities to my itinerary after I've paid the deposit?

    Yes. Any additional cost will be added to your remaining balance invoice, which is due 60 days prior to your departure.

    What if I need assistance while in Croatia or have further questions?

    Your agent will share their personal mobile phone number with you; you’re welcome to contact them anytime (we recommend Whatsapp to save money!) should you have any questions or need assistance.

    All our agents are native Croatians with rich knowledge of their country and the region.


    A minimum deposit of 20% is due at the time of booking and the remaining balance is due 60 days before your departure date.

    Please note that the deposit and balance due date may vary depending on the nature of the booking.

    Payment Methods

    We accept payment from all major credit/debit cards.

    You can pay via an online payment link which will be sent to you upon request or via bank transfer.

    Is it possible to pay the total price of my holiday in instalments?

    Yes, just let your agent know that you’d like to pay in instalments. The full amount needs to be paid 60 days prior to your departure.

    What happens after I've paid the deposit?

    We’ll email the confirmation pack to you.

    Three weeks before departure, we’ll send you a pack containing all your travel documents (service vouchers).

    The pack will normally be sent to your home address.

    Alternatively, we can arrange the delivery to another address or to your hotel in Europe (applicable for clients travelling from other continents).

    Cancellation Policy

    Please see our Terms & Conditions for our cancellation policy.

    City Tax

    Since 2007 the Croatian government has levied a tourist tax or otherwise known as a Sojourn tax.

    This is a tax imposed on all visitors and is common amongst virtually all the European countries.

    The tax is paid to the various tourist boards and used to maintain their tourist facilities.

    The amount levied ranges from 10kn to 20kn per person, per day depending on which town/city you are staying in and the season you arrive in.

    The tourist tax is calculated by the hotel and added to your final hotel bill when you check out.

    Health Insurance & Travel Documents

    Please note it is your responsibility to make sure your travel documents are valid.

    If you require a Visa to visit Croatia, please make sure to obtain it on time.

    For more information, please see our Useful Links.

    We also suggest that you purchase travel health insurance before your trip to Croatia.

    You can read our full terms and conditions here.

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