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Visit Croatia’s vibrant capital of Zagreb during this 5-day city break.
Medieval churches, charming old town, great nightlife and chic restaurants wait for you!
Croatia’s capital of Zagreb is getting an increasing amount of visitors every year.
Whether you want to explore its medieval streets and churches, or you just want to try the different restaurants and taste the local dishes, Zagreb has it all.
Hit the bars and restaurants in the popular Tkalča street, just next to the Ban Jelačić square or visit the magnificent cathedral and 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.
This extended city break will also take you further: you’ll explore the beautiful Zagreb surroundings and head to day trips of your choice.
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Welcome to Zagreb!
We’ll pick you up from Zagreb Airport and transfer you to your hotel in Zagreb centre.
After breakfast, we’ll organise a walking tour of Zagreb for you.
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.
After breakfast, we suggest a full day excursion to Croatia’s most spectacular National Park – the Plitvice Lakes.
The Plitvice Lakes National Park is situated in Croatia’s mountainous region of Gorski Kotar, only a 2-hour drive away from Zagreb.
The lakes are UNESCO-protected and have been since 1979. The park consists of sixteen interlinked blue and green lakes with over 90 waterfalls and many wooden paths.
Upon arrival, you’ll be taken on a guided walking tour of the lakes (make sure you wear comfortable clothes and shoes!). Explore the lakes on your own after the tour.
Overnight at hotel in Zagreb.
After breakfast, we suggest a full day excursion to two beautiful castles – Trakošćan and Oršić castle.
We’ll pick you up from your hotel and drive towards the northern region of Hrvatsko zagorje.
Hrvatsko zagorje is known for its well-preserved castles and spas. We’ll visit the Oršić Castle in the town of Gornja Stubica and the Museum of Peasant Uprising.
The uprising happened in the 16th century and was one of the most important events in the social history of Croatia.
After that, we’ll visit the Ethno village of Kumrovec, with houses containing authentic furniture from the end of the 19th century, where you’ll learn about the old crafts and visit the birthplace of the Former Yugoslav President Tito.
Lunch in one of the homesteads, where you’ll have a chance to taste the best local dishes.
After lunch, we’ll head to Trakošćan, the best-preserved Croatian castle from the 13th century, surrounded by a beautiful park and lake.
Free time to explore the castle and its surroundings.
Return to your hotel in the afternoon.
Overnight at hotel in Zagreb.
Our driver will pick you up from your hotel in Zagreb and drive you to Zagreb Airport for your flight home.
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.
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.
The Croatian currency is Kuna. 1 British Pound (GBP) equals about (at Aug 2019) 8.20 Kuna (HRK).
Yes, Croatia entered the European Union in 2013.
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.
Yes. Any additional cost will be added to your remaining balance invoice, which is due 60 days prior to your departure.
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.
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.
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.
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).
Please see our Terms & Conditions for our cancellation policy.
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.
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.