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Zagreb

A refreshing blend of ageing grandeur and modern splendour, the Croatian city of Zagreb is the ideal European city break for the discerning traveller. Explore the city to discover its neo-gothic cathedral and the Mimara Museum with its paintings by Goya, Degas and Renoir, and make sure you find a vantage point with which t enjoy the cityscape.

For those who enjoy discovering their cities as a more leisurely pace, Zagreb has a marvellous café culture, with Tkalciceva Street ideal for cafes, bars and restaurants that spill out onto the square. Set on the cusp of Western Europe and the Balkans, Zagreb is representative of this in its culture but also makes it the ideal city to venture further afield. The Plitvice Lakes National Park is a sight to behold with its waterfalls and wildlife – including bears and wolves -, Croatia’s popular coastline is within easy reach.

 

What you’ll love most about Zagreb

  • Immerse yourself in the heart of Zagreb at Ban Jelačić Square, the city’s main square surrounded by historic buildings, shops, cafes, and lively street performers, offering a vibrant atmosphere day and night
  • Explore the historic Upper Town of Zagreb, with its charming cobblestone streets, medieval architecture, and iconic landmarks like St. Mark’s Church, Lotrščak Tower, and the Croatian Parliament, providing a glimpse into the city’s rich history and culture
  • Experience the sights, sounds, and flavors of Dolac Market, Zagreb’s largest open-air market, where you can browse stalls selling fresh produce, local delicacies, and handmade crafts, as well as enjoy street food and traditional dishes at nearby cafes and restaurants
  • Visit Mirogoj Cemetery, one of Europe’s most beautiful cemeteries, with its tranquil park-like setting, arcades, and ornate mausoleums, providing a peaceful retreat from the city and a unique place to admire art, architecture, and nature
  • Explore the quirky Museum of Broken Relationships, where you can discover a collection of personal objects and stories donated by people from around the world, offering insights into love, loss, and human connections
  • Relax by the shores of Jarun Lake, a popular recreational area in Zagreb, where you can swim, sunbathe, and enjoy watersports like kayaking, sailing, and windsurfing, as well as stroll along scenic walking paths and dine at lakeside restaurants

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Average temperature

Information below is based on average highest temperature for each month.

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Information above is based on the average number of days which experience some form of rainfall for each month.

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