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Croatia Destination Highlight – Zagreb

Croatia Destination Highlight – Zagreb

Let’s explore the largest city and capital of Croatia, Zagreb. This vibrant and historic city is rich with cultural heritage and varied attractions, making it a compelling destination for travelers.

With so much to do and see in this captivating city, it’s no surprise that a Zagreb vacation is quickly becoming a highly sought-after experience. 

Here at Adventures Croatia, our team of travel experts can organize the most spectacular trips around Croatia. To ensure you see the very best of this city, we can help you create the ultimate tailor-made Zagreb vacation through our extensive knowledge of Croatian culture and network of on-the-ground local contacts. From pre-planned tours to custom-made itineraries, get the most out of your Croatian holiday by booking your next trip with us! 

Is Zagreb Worth Visiting? 

Zagreb has morphed into a hybrid city which seamlessly blends its long history with a modern-day vibe. Travelers can enjoy wandering through the cobbled streets, to discover centuries-old architecture while still enjoying the more modern elements of today’s society.

With a long list of cultural events held all year round, and plenty of museums, theaters, quaint cafes and restaurants there is sure to be something for everyone here to enjoy. 

This city offers a genuine European experience which is enhanced by its lively atmosphere and friendly locals.

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St Mark Church a top tourist location for a Zagreb vacation

What to do in Zagreb?

Zagreb offers a blend of history, culture, natural beauty, and culinary delights that make it a worthwhile destination for all kinds of tourists. From solo travelers, to couples seeking a romantic holiday destination – Zagreb has much to offer everyone.

Here are some of the best things to include on a Zagreb vacation:

Discover its Historic Sites

Zagreb boasts a long and fascinating ancient history, with roots dating back to Roman times. All this is nicely wrapped up within the historic architecture of the city. No trip to Zagreb is complete without a tour of its charming old town.

Expect lively, cobblestone streets, colorful buildings, and historic landmarks like Lotrščak Tower and St. Mark’s Church which is famous for its distinctive tiled roof.

To explore the historic sites of Zagreb on a tour of Croatia, speak to our travel experts today.

Zagreb catherdral overlooking the city of Zagreb

Cultural Delights

Outside of its magical sites, Zagreb is home to a variety of fun activities and festivals such as music festivals, film festivals, and theater performances which are bound to keep you entertained throughout the year. No matter the season, this capital city is alive with festivities. 

On your tour of Zagreb, be sure to include some of its famous museums and galleries on your list, including the Museum of Broken Relationships, the Museum of Contemporary Art, and the Croatian Museum of Naïve Art. 

If you travel to Zagreb in the colder months, you’re in for a treat! During the Christmas season, one of the best Christmas markets in Europe comes to life in Zagreb. Watch as the city is transformed with festive lights, as the smell of mulled wine and traditional Christmas food fills the air, creating a truly magical atmosphere.

To book a tour to Zagreb for Christmas, speak to our travel experts today. 

National theatre in Zagreb with a fountain in front of it

Local Culinary Highlights

Croatia’s food scene is unlike any other, with influences from Italy, Austria and the Mediterranean, its local delicacies are a fusion of regional flavors. What makes Zagreb so special is how it offers a diverse culinary scene with a wide range of restaurants, cafes, and bars.

Try local specialities like štrukli, čevapi and fresh seafood dishes. The Dolac Market is also a great place to sample local produce. To experience the best of Croatia’s food and wine, join our Culinary Delight Tour.

Day Trips from Zagreb

Based in a central location of Croatia, Zagreb is a great base for day trips to its bordering countries along with other famous locations in Croatia. You can explore nearby attractions such as the famous UNESCO site – Plitvice Lakes National Park, Trakošćan Castle, and Samobor, a picturesque town known for its cream cakes.

You can easily venture to these places on one of our private tours. Driving in Croatia is fairly easy for US citizens as well, as the Croatian roads and laws largely mirror what we see here in the US. For help booking a rental car in Croatia, talk to our travel specialists

How to Get to Zagreb?

Getting to Zagreb couldn’t be easier for American tourists. With its own airport (ZAG) located just outside the city centre, travelers will be able to fly here and take a bus, train or taxi from the airport to the city. If you do choose to fly into one of the other airports in Croatia, speak to our Croatia travel specialists who can help you find the perfect route to the city, including hiring a car or organizing private transport.

Staying in Zagreb

There are many boutique neighborhoods in Zagreb of which travelers can choose as their home base whilst exploring this fascinating city. Here at Adventures Croatia, our team are experts in all things Croatia and can assist you in finding the perfect location for your stay here. 

Specializing in tailored-made vacations to Croatia, we can help you find the right accommodation for your stay taking everything into consideration – from your length of stay to your desired activities and travel preferences. 

Don’t leave your accommodation up to chance! From luxury villas to local hotels, our extensive database can help you find the right stay for your vacation. 

overlooking the historic city of Zagreb where people are enjoying Zagreb vacation

What to Expect From a Zagreb Vacation

Exploring the incredible city of Zagreb is the perfect way to spend an unforgettable vacation in Croatia, from uncovering its historic secrets to marveling at its modern sights. At Adventures Croatia, we offer many exclusive travel options to Zagreb, allowing you to discover this city in your own unique way.

From pre-planned tours that include Zagreb on the itinerary, to custom-made vacations that are customized to your travel needs. Working with our Croatia travel specialists, we will organize all of your travel itineraries, completely bespoke to what you want to experience in Croatia. This includes recommending and booking the best accommodation, transportation, excursions and much more for you and your travel party.

Planning a Zagreb Vacation with Adventures Croatia

To start the planning process give us a call at 1-800-818-8015 or email info@adventurescroatia.com to learn more about our exclusive deals and tour options to Zagreb.

If you are a travel professional with clients seeking an unforgettable experience in Zagreb, Croatia, we would be happy to work with you. Become a qualified agent to hear more.

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