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A city with a million hearts. Zagreb has managed to preserve its soul as well as its cultural and historical heritage.

Zagreb lies on the intersection between the Adriatic coast and Central Europe. It is the hub of Croatia's business, academic, cultural, artistic, and sporting worlds. Start with the Baroque atmosphere of Zagreb's Upper Town, but don't stop there. Check out the open-air markets, impressive architecture, museums, and tasty cuisine. Zagreb is a city of green parks and walks. It has a horseshoe of urban greenery that starts at Ban Josip Jelacic Square. There are also many places to visit in the city's beautiful surroundings.

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Gornji grad (Upper Town) and Donji grad (Lower Town) are the hubs of Zagreb. There you'll find most of the restaurants, bars, and tourist sights. Zagreb started as two medieval fortress towns overlooking the Sava River. It had a renaissance in the Baroque period, when it became a trading center thanks to its strategic location. Despite its bustle, Zagreb reveres its past. The city's mix of medieval towers, palaces, squares, and churches makes it a lovely place to explore. You'll love Zagreb, and we recommend it for any Croatian vacation. It's the perfect place to start or end an Adriatic trip.

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What we love about Zagreb


Local Teams Specialist & Senior Adriatic Destination Expert

I've liked Zagreb from the very first time I visited, as it was a whole new world. Afterward, I lived there as a student and with the great memories I made there, I'm always happy to be back. Zagreb represents diversity, variety, freedom, culture and friends. I love its historic and mysterious Upper Town with so many stories linked to it. I like its parks, its cultural and art scene, its vibes. I equally enjoy sipping coffee in cozy cafes in winter or outside on the patio, watching passerby. I particularly like Zagreb in spring. I also love to eat štrukli, take a cable car to Sljeme mountain, and cycle or walk along the Sava River and its lakes.


Sales Executive

Zagreb is home to one of Europe's best Christmas Markets, but also makes for an amazing destination in the summer, with its lively city squares and cafe/bar-filled streets. The capital of Croatia offers many do-not-miss historical attractions.


Senior Trip Planner

As Croatia's capital, Zagreb is always very lively, but my favourite time in Zagreb is spring. As a very green city with lots of parks and people with flowers everywhere, it's an extremely beautiful time of year. Magnolia trees everywhere, their petals flying around on a light breeze, and the whole city living outside, on the streets, in cafes, markets, it's like everything wakes up at once. And, despite being a big city, Zagreb has the fragrance of the thousands of roses people plant in their yards and on their balconies.

Where to stay in Zagreb

We have a hand-picked selection of Zagreb hotels, B&Bs, and apartments, all located in the center of the city for convenient sightseeing. With everything from 3 to 5 star hotels and self-catering apartments, you'll find we offer a full range of options for all budgets and tastes. Once we start preparing your customized itinerary, we will present our recommended options for you to select from.
Luxury Heritage Hotel in Zagreb
Luxury Heritage Hotel
The top hotel in Zagreb, you'll find luxury in the traditional, yet elegant interiors. Centrally located in a historic building.
Small Boutique Hotel in Zagreb
Small Boutique Hotel
Classic rooms and a central location is what you can expect from this recently refurbished hotel. An intimate, quaint atmosphere.
Stylish Heritage Hotel in Zagreb
Stylish Heritage Hotel
An amazing Art Deco building in the city center.

Things to do in Zagreb

A city tour offers the best way to get to know Zagreb, as a skilled guide can bring the place to life far better than any book. If you have a little more time in Zagreb, the city offers numerous surprising possibilities. Zagreb's Lake Jarun has an excellent beach, while hikers can take a streetcar to the end of the line northwards and climb up to Slijeme, Zagreb's local ski resort, or Medvedgrad Castle. Why not soak up a little culture too? As Croatia's capital (and a former Austro-Hungarian hub), Zagreb is the place to be for concerts, ballet, and opera. When we send you your customized itinerary, you will be able to choose additional excursions to include in your vacation package.
Trakoscan Castle and Varazdin Private Tour
Trakoscan Castle and Varazdin Private Tour
Plitvice Lakes Private Tour
Plitvice Lakes Private Tour
Zagreb City Private Tour in a Classic Yugo Car
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Zagreb City Private Tour in a Classic Yugo Car
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Frequently Asked Questions about travel to Zagreb

Is Zagreb worth visiting?
Most Croatia itineraries focus on the coast and islands. Zagreb itself has no particularly outstanding sights but it's a great city to get a taste of the classic Central European capitals of Budapest, Prague and even Vienna. The city's street-side cafes, bars and restaurants make for a warm, buzzing atmosphere. Zagreb is home to many museums and of course the national opera and theater. If you want to sample Croatian city life on your trip, a couple of days in Zagreb will be well spent.
How much should I expect to spend in Zagreb?
A proper meal with a drink costs between $15 and $20 per person. Tickets for museums vary between $3 and $6 per person.
How can I get around Zagreb?
The city center is relatively small, and you can visit the majority of city sights on foot. If you would like to see more than just the center, you can hop on one of Zagreb's blue trams and buses. To buy a ticket (valid for both trams and buses) go to a kiosk and ask for a half hour or hourlong ticket (priced at 4 or 10 HRK). Tickets can be bought from drivers, but these are more expensive (15 HRK). Please validate your ticket once you board (on the device located near the front entrance): an invalidated ticket is as good as worthless to a ticket inspector. You can also use Uber.
Is Zagreb safe?
Zagreb is quite safe, but watch your valuables in crowded areas.
How long should I stay in Zagreb?
We recommend at least two nights in this underrated city.
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