Croatia Christmas Tale from Zagreb

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From EUR 780

All of Europe has focused on Zagreb during the Advent season as, Zagreb has won the title as the City with the "Best Christmas Market" in all of Europe for the third time in a row.

...when Xmas spirit come to Croatia,  the beautiful capital Zagreb become a magical place...
Christmas lights all around, little streets crowded with people searching perfect gift and drinking hot chocolate! You can smell fresh biscuits, boiled wine, cinnamon, happiness around.... here you can smell Christmas!

 

The tour starts with a minimum of 2 passengers. 

 

Possibility to extend your stay with 2/3 overnights at the Ski Resort of Kranjska Gora or in one of the best Slovenian Natural Spa 


  • A moderate amount of walking is involved with some steep parts – please wear comfortable walking shoes. Due to uneven surfaces, this tour is not recommended for those with walking disabilities.
  • The tour operates in all weather conditions.
  • The tour is limited to 7 people – Small group for a great experience!

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DAY 1 -  ZAGREB 

Arrival into Zagreb airport. Transfer to Zagreb – capital of Croatia! Accommodation in hotel.
Christmas is a wonderful time to be in Zagreb. Festivities have always been enthusiastically observed in the capital, but the recently revamped advent programme has given proceedings an exciting modern edge - which means that you can follow up a carol concert with a DJ set, and a craft beer with a mulled wine. Free time for Christmas market and other activities. Overnight at hotel in Zagreb.

Optional (depends on time of Your arrival): Cazma Christmas tale tour
Opened 03:00 – 10:00 PM
Enjoy festivities with a visit to the village of Cazma, where the annual ‘Christmas Fairytale’ delights visitors with country-style holiday traditions, food stalls, and elaborate decorations featuring more than 2 million colorful lights. Cazma, known for its annual family 'Christmas Fairytale' celebration. Discover a winter wonderland adorned with festive decorations and lights Great way to celebrate the holiday season.

 

DAY 2 - ZAGREB GUIDED WALK and DRIVE TOUR 

 

Breakfast in hotel and after we will explore the capital of Croatia. Croatian capital town, Zagreb has a good vibe, lots of parks, historical sites and museums…
Meeting with guide in front of Your hotel following walking tour covering the main sights and vibrant part of everyday life in Zagreb. On the welcoming walk you will visit the oldest parts of town, hear genuine Zagreb stories and legends, and enjoy a walk-through Christmas market sights in good company with our guides. 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.
After walking tour You will go with our van to Zagreb mountain Medvednica to enjoy amazing views to Zagreb and after short drive to Zagreb cemetery. (Laid out in 1876 by acclaimed German architect Hermann Bollé)Free time for Christmas events, concerts, gluhwein, sausages and other domestic food specialties around the market. Overnight 

 

DAY 3 - TRAKOSCAN CASTLE, VARAZDIN - ZAGREB 

After breakfast,  full day excursion to two beautiful sights – Trakošćan castle and Varaždin city.
Transfer from your hotel and drive towards the northern region of Hrvatsko zagorje.
Hrvatsko zagorje is known for its well-preserved castles and spas.
Discover the city of Varazdin, a true baroque gem considered to be one of the most desirable cities to live in Croatia. Explore the city on a walking tour accompanied by a licensed local guide. Embrace the beauty of the streets rich with numerous palaces, villas and one of the oldest city halls in Europe. Lunch in one of the homesteads, where you’ll have a chance to taste the best local dishes.
Conclude your day visiting romantic Trakoscan Castle the best-preserved Croatian castle from the 13th century where you can enjoy the surrounding nature and a picturesque lake. Free time to explore the castle and its surroundings.
 
Transfer to Zagreb and overnight in hotel.

 

DAY 4 - Departure 

 

Breakfast in hotel and transfer to the airport. Possibility to extend your stay with 2/3 night at the Ski resort of Kranjska Gora or at one of the Slovenian Natural Spa.


photo credits - author: Ales Fevzer 

Highlights

Price includes:


- 3 nights in hotel 4* in Zagreb
- Transfer from Airport to hotel and back 
- All transfers during the tour 
- English speaking Tour manager 24/7
- Guided tour of Zagreb 
- Licensed guides for Zagreb and Varazdin city tour 
- Admission ticket to Trakoscan castle 
- Daily breakfast 
- City tax 

 

Not included:


- New Year's dinner – on request! (from 90 € per person)
- Drinks & meals not indicated in the prorgam
- International flights
- all not indicated in the voice „Price includes“

Route

  1. Zagreb