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Zagreb: City Walking Tour

1. Zagreb: City Walking Tour

Take a stroll with us for a couple of hours as we show you the highlights of Zagreb. Your guide will have the local insights and handy tips to leave you wanting to explore some more. Start the tour at Zagreb’s famous Zrinjevac Park which will give you some great selfies and photo opportunities. From the park, continue to Bogovićeva street, known for its bars and restaurants. Next, you will walk across Ban Jelačić square to the next stop at the historic Zagreb Cathedral. After the Cathedral, walk through Dolac Farmers Market to the WW2 tunnels for some more recent history about the city. Enjoy a small rest on the funicular to the top of Grič Hill. At the top of the hill is Gradec (the upper town) where you can take in beautiful panoramic views of the city. From Gradec, descend to Tkalčićeva Street. The street is also famous for its bars and restaurants, so you can decide where to stop for a snack. Finish the tour in Ban Jelačić Square.

From Zagreb: Plitvice Lakes Guided Day Trip

2. From Zagreb: Plitvice Lakes Guided Day Trip

Take a walk through Croatia's most visited national park, a UNESCO World heritage site: Plitvice Lakes. Plitvice Lakes is one of the oldest national parks in south-east Europe, and the largest national park in Croatia. The national park is world famous for its lakes arranged in cascades. These lakes are a result of the confluence of several small rivers and subterranean karst rivers. 18 kilometers of wooden foot bridges and pathways give you the opportunity to explore 16 interconnected lakes arranged in cascades. This heavily forested park hides 75 endemic plants, 55 different species of orchids, 160 bird species and even bears and wolfs. On the way to Plitvice, you'll stop at Rastoke Ethno village. With its well-preserved mills and picturesque waterfalls, Rastoke Ethno village, often referred to as 'Little Plitvice', makes a great place to prepare yourself for the magnificence of Plitvice Lakes National Park.

Plitvice Lakes Private Tour from Zagreb

3. Plitvice Lakes Private Tour from Zagreb

The first stop on your private 8-hour tour is the idyllic watermill village of Rastoke. See the unique and well-preserved wooden watermills at the waterfalls on the Slunjcica River. After your visit to Rastoke village, continue to Plitvice Lakes National Park for a 3-4 private guided tour. Enjoy a hike along both the upper and lower lakes, a boat ride on the big lake and a train ride through the park. See 16 green and blue-colored lakes connected to each other by a series of beautiful waterfalls, and surrounded by captivating forests. Stop for lunch at a local restaurant to try the traditional food of the area (at your own expense).

From Zagreb: Varazdin and Zagorje Castles Private Tour

4. From Zagreb: Varazdin and Zagorje Castles Private Tour

Varazdin is one of the oldest and most beautiful cities in Croatia, a baroque city known for its music and flowers. Visit the old town's beautiful fort, which dates from the 12th century. It has survived through Croatia's turbulent history and today it is a part of the city museum of Varazdin. See Varazdin cemetery, created by the visionary Herman Haller - not only a place for the dead, but also an architectural jewel. Trakoscan castle dates from the 16th century and has been renovated in the neo-Gothic style. The castle is a museum with a gallery, collection of weapons and antique furniture. Enjoy your time in the castle and explore the surrounding park and lake. You can take a boat ride around the lake if you wish. Veliki Tabor was built during the 15th and 16th centuries and is one of the best-preserved medieval fortified cities in continental Croatia. Its most famous owners were the Counts of Celje and Ratkajevi. Visiting the castle, you will have a chance to explore the museum and hear many legends connected to the castle's owners and people from nearby places.

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What people are saying about Zagreb

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 8 reviews

My husband and I have taken many city walking tours in Europe and the Americas, and we absolutely found this to be THE BEST. Goran, our guide, was incredibly knowledgeable. He gave a brief history of Croatia that was politically balanced, informative, and compelling. This continued throughout the 2.5+ hour tour, where he told us much about Zagreb and Croatia's political and cultural background, folding in various small facts and personal insights. He also has a fantastic personality, answering questions from profound to mundane concisely and with a sincere interest that we grasp the point. The tour itself was structured very well, with a relaxed pace that allowed for questions and discussion and a duration that covered a lot of the city, so I would expect that experiences with other tour guides could also be solid. That said, it was clear that our stellar experience was largely due to Goran's knowledge and personality. Thanks so much!

It’s only a small city. Nice to get an insight from Tomislav the guide. Very knowledgeable and spoke very clear English. A few bits of the tour, especially the ice cream recommendation, could only be shown/explained by a local. I’d recommend the tour, especially at the current discounted rate

I was the only one signed up for the tour and we still did it. The guide was great, very friendly and the explanations were complete and easy. highly recommended

Perfect introduction to the city! The guide is knowledgeable and nice. Recommended.

Very entertaining and interesting, I can only recommend it!