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Walking tour-fall in love with Zagreb
In this history based tour we will talk about recent and far history of Zagreb and Croatia including WWII, war in exYugoslavia, comunist and nazi regime etc. As master's degree historian I will try to answer all of your questions and give you croatian perspective of those interesting times in our hisotry. Meet me at Nikole Zrinjskog square in front of the meteorological pillar. At first we will explore Downtown-park Zrinjevac, the most beautiful park of Zagreb's green horseshoe, and Jelačić square, main square which is dedicated to one of the most important figure in croatian history. Our tour will continue to Zagreb's cathedral from 11th century and to Dolac-the oldest open farmer's market in the city. Just few minutes later we will reach to Tkalčićeva street, nowadays street of coffee shops, bars and pubs but also a street which hides medieval history of the city. I will take you to the shortest funicular in the world which will bring you to the Upper town of Zagreb. Tour will proceed to St.Mark's square-center of political life in Croatia, Parliament, Goverment and constitutional Court are located there, but also beautiful church of St. Mark from 13th century. A short stroll through Stone Gate, only remained gates of medieval Zagreb, will bring us back to the Main square where the tour will finish.
Tasting of Croatian wines & bites
You will be introduced to Croatians best authentic wines through a short presentation of wine regions. You will taste four premium Croatian wines. Our sommeliers will tell you all the wines secrets and interesting information about wine producers and that specific region. You will try Croatian best prosciutto, cheese, bread, olive, and pumpkin oil and have a chance to experience different parts of Croatia through best food and authentic wine.
Discover Zagreb by Electric Scooter
After meeting you in front of the king Tomislav statue on Trg Kralja Tomislava, our first task will be to instruct you how to drive E-scooter. You will have enough time for practicing before we start. Once you get the feeling of it and become relaxed enough to ride it with an ease, we are heading to discover Zagreb sights. You will see all the city landmarks in one go. You will enjoy a small group intimacy and learn a lot about Zagreb by having fun in the same time!
Markets, Wine and Vintage clothes
Meet me in my vintage shop in Zagreb for a tea before we start our charming tour. I love markets, we will visit two, approx 15 minute walking distance. After this tour you will know everything about beautiful markets in Zagreb where I buy food everyday. You will have opportunity try some local products, from my favorite suppliers, and famous burek or fish. Market visit we will end with typical simple lunch. We call it ¨gablec¨. After that we will visit some vintage second hand stores, local designer stores and other charming places with craft products. Now we are ready to explore wine bar and shop and to try croatian wine. Croatian wines are excellent and you will fall in love instantly. We will tray two different wines, one typically for a coast other for a continental part of the country. My friends Siniša and Marko work in a wine shop and always have great advice and so much knowledge. Other things to note Put comfortable shoes and clothes. There is a 15 min walk between markets, we can take a tram if you want. All location are walking distance from the centre.
Jump into Zagreb walking tour
We will meet at Zrinjevac park and then we will stroll through the winding streets of the medieval center, visiting architectural gems and charming squares. You will hear about our Grounded Solar System and see some planets. We will visit Cathedral and find out interesting facts about it. We will explore Zagreb main farmers' market and find out why it is called Belly of the town. We will visit Tkalciceva street and you will hear about the river that is still running below it. We will go to Upper town where you will light a candle in Stone Gate. You will hear about haunting witches, legend of Black Queen and see our most important monuments located there. You will find out interesting facts about Zagreb and Croatia, learn about most important people in our history, get to know our mysterious legends and of course be introduced to our culture and costumes (like drinking coffee for hours). As a Zagreb resident, I will share my perspective and give you my recommendations about anything you want to know about Zagreb - from art to gastronomy :) I promise you that after our walk - you will understand Zagreb...

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Plitvice lakes & Rastoke from Zagreb - guaranteed departure
Capture the spirit of magical park on this highlights tour, from the hustle and bustle of Zagreb City to the natural beauty of Plitvice Lakes. Plitvice Lakes National Park is one of the most visited parks in Croatia and is voted the most beautiful national park in Europe. The park is made up of 16 lakes connected by streams and waterfalls. Take a walk along the paths and boardwalks, and surround yourself with breathtaking nature at every angle. Furthermore, on the way to the lakes, discover the village Rastoke and its watermills from 17th century. With this one day discovery of this two worth to visit beauties, you will live each moment to the fullest!
Communism and Croatian Homeland War Tour
Did you know that just in the 20th century the city of Zagreb was a part of five different states? On this walking tour where you will discover how was it to live in Zagreb during the turbulent years of its recent history. Firstly you will visit the site of the former Synagogue of Zagreb. Next you will walk the World War II underground tunnels while being introduced to the history of Croatia and Zagreb through the 20th century including the World War II, almost 50 years of communist Yugoslavia and the fall of communism in Croatia through the Homeland War. The tour finishes in the basement used by locals as a shelter during the air raids on Zagreb in the 1990s where the details of the Homeland War are presented through an exhibition and a video presentation.
Walking tour-fall in love with Zagreb
In this history based tour we will talk about recent and far history of Zagreb and Croatia including WWII, war in exYugoslavia, comunist and nazi regime etc. As master's degree historian I will try to answer all of your questions and give you croatian perspective of those interesting times in our hisotry. Meet me at Nikole Zrinjskog square in front of the meteorological pillar. At first we will explore Downtown-park Zrinjevac, the most beautiful park of Zagreb's green horseshoe, and Jelačić square, main square which is dedicated to one of the most important figure in croatian history. Our tour will continue to Zagreb's cathedral from 11th century and to Dolac-the oldest open farmer's market in the city. Just few minutes later we will reach to Tkalčićeva street, nowadays street of coffee shops, bars and pubs but also a street which hides medieval history of the city. I will take you to the shortest funicular in the world which will bring you to the Upper town of Zagreb. Tour will proceed to St.Mark's square-center of political life in Croatia, Parliament, Goverment and constitutional Court are located there, but also beautiful church of St. Mark from 13th century. A short stroll through Stone Gate, only remained gates of medieval Zagreb, will bring us back to the Main square where the tour will finish.
⭐ Feel Real Zagreb - Guided Bike Tour
Meet us in the heart of Zagreb downtown, where your super comfortable orange city bike and your guide will wait for you. We will embark on an adventure that will lead us firstly to the historical Upper Town with narrow streets opening to beautiful squares where you will learn about rich 900 years history of Zagreb. Of course, be ready to see some things other tourists will not experience, such as private courtyards or places locals hang out at. We will ride back downtown through a small forest and a park secluded from the usual tourist path. In a matter of minutes you will find yourself on a longest street in Zagreb leading us to a beautiful coffee shop where we will treat you to a refreshment and tell you about Croatian coffee culture and social habits. After we have refreshed, it is time to continue exploring the beautiful parks and architecturally spectacular squares. We will always try to take you through locations that have some special events depending on the season, but be prepared to get tempted by divine smells of street food or to dance with the kids in the park. We want you to feel like a Zagreb local, even if for 1 day! Our tour will end right where it started, and you can ask us for any recommendation regarding restaurants, shopping, nightlife, or any other topic. Other things to note In case of heavy rain we can postpone the tour to later time.
Food tour-Croatian cuisine and history
Croatian cuisine is very diverse and every region of Croatia has its own distinct culinary tradition. Its roots date back to ancient times. The differences in the selection of foodstuffs and forms of cooking are most notable between those in mainland and those in coastal regions. Mainland cuisine is more characterized by the earlier Slavic and the more recent contacts withGerman, Hungarian and Turkish cuisine, using lard for cooking, and spices such as black pepper, paprika, and garlic. The coastal region bears the influences of the Greek and Roman cuisine, as well as of the later Mediterranean cuisine, in particular Italian (especially Venetian). Coastal cuisines use olive oil, and herbs and spices such as rosemary, sage, bay leaf, oregano, marjoram, cinnamon, clove, nutmeg, and lemon and orange rind. As Zagreb is the capital of Croatia and we are lucky to have food from the whole country. We will visit couple of restaurants in the City center which offer traditional food and try all the specialties. I will help you with all your question about the Croatian food and history which made our cuisine so diverse.
Tasting of Croatian wines & bites
You will be introduced to Croatians best authentic wines through a short presentation of wine regions. You will taste four premium Croatian wines. Our sommeliers will tell you all the wines secrets and interesting information about wine producers and that specific region. You will try Croatian best prosciutto, cheese, bread, olive, and pumpkin oil and have a chance to experience different parts of Croatia through best food and authentic wine.
Discover Zagreb on an Eclectic Tour
What better way to discover Zagreb’s historical and cultural highlights as well as contemporary scene than on a personalized walking tour led by local. Do not expect a dry presentation of facts rather an informative and a well-rounded story of not just Zagreb but Croatia as well. I will will assure you experience and feel the atmosphere of the country’s capital as well as the habits of the locals. I will take you to the most important Zagreb's landmarks and tell stories about them in an interesting and fun way. We will visit Zrinjevac park, the Main square, Cathedral, have a chat with the farmers and vendors at Dolac market, find out about the best beer places in Opatovina, stroll through the WW2 tunnel, take the shortest funicular in the world and explore medieval Upper Town. The tour will end with plentiful advice so you might even consider prolonging your stay in Zagreb. Other things to note: Note that this is a private tour only if you booked it as private one. Otherwise other guests will also be able to join the experience. Moderate amount of walking is part of the tour.
The Pulse of the City walking tour
Feel the pulse of the city and embrace all of the charm Zagreb offers. Ride by the shortest cable car in the world is included. Get acquainted with the past and the present with an expert local guide that will show you the hidden gems of the Croatian capital. Discover the Lower and the Upper Town, forget the boring facts and figures and hear the true stories that shaped Zagreb into the city it is today. We will tell you the story of solar system in Zagreb and help you discover hidden planets in Zagreb. Have a tour with a passionate and enthusiastic guide that has all the ins and outs. We focus on the hidden gems and interesting tidbits. Other things to note Not recommended for people with mobility issues. Small group for a GREAT experience!
Discover Zagreb by Electric Scooter
After meeting you in front of the king Tomislav statue on Trg Kralja Tomislava, our first task will be to instruct you how to drive E-scooter. You will have enough time for practicing before we start. Once you get the feeling of it and become relaxed enough to ride it with an ease, we are heading to discover Zagreb sights. You will see all the city landmarks in one go. You will enjoy a small group intimacy and learn a lot about Zagreb by having fun in the same time!
Taste Zagreb Food Tour
For all the foodies who love to explore local cuisines! During a 3-hour tour, you will enjoy a variety of dishes from all parts of Croatia, ranging from traditional to modern classics, and find out more about local customs. It's a fun and informative tasting tour to the largest green market, but also local restaurants, and food shops in the very city centre of Zagreb. Most of the tour will take place at the largest and most popular green market. It's a place where you will feel the local vibe while strolling through domestic food, fruits, vegetables, meat, bread, dairy products, and seafood. There you will taste some 'breakfast specialties' such as local cottage cheese with cream, and burek, a local pastry dish filled with meat. Meat lovers will also enjoy ćevapćići - a traditional minced meat classic grilled to perfection, while fish lovers might prefer fish specialties in one of the small restaurants at the green market. You cannot leave Zagreb without tasting the most famous Zagreb dish – štrukli, a delicious pastry with cottage cheese. Not to reveal all the details, you can expect some great prosciutto and cheese, a glass of local beer or wine, some Croatian chocolates for those with a sweet tooth, and much more. Our suggestion is – come hungry!
Medieval Zagreb Night Tour
Your guide will be the mysterious Dark Spirit of the past, a being that lives in the Old Town for centuries and has seen things we mortals can't even imagine. The Dark Spirit will take you on a journey into the medieval past on which you will learn The Story of Four Roses - a queen, a peasant, a prostitute and a baker. Four real people who lived in Zagreb in the Dark Ages. On your journey you will visit a hidden old cellar, walk the cobbled streets lit only by lanterns, see places of torture, public shaming and execution, hear stories of prostitution, riots, witches, alchemy, diseases, all of it accompanied by pictures of old Zagreb. The past is dark but it is about to be unraveled!
AfterWork Night Hiking to Sljeme
We are getting together on Tuesdays at 18:00 h at Šestinski Lagvić, and hike to mountain hut Grafičar where we have a picnic, depending on what we have in our backpacks and refresh our throats with liquid of choice from the bistro. After the rest, we hike back or take the bus down (in winter times). It all takes about 3 hours, depending on picnic :-). That means that you can be home and in your bed before 22:00 h. Other things to note This is going to be a very unique experience in Zagreb's nature from a very different perspective, but you will also have lots of fun. This is a great way to get rid of some stress in a working week - don't worry about the pace or time - we will match the group's tempo with your physical ability.
Wine and Paint Party in Zagreb
As soon as you arrive, you will be offered with a glass of wine. You are free to sip as much as you like through the rest of the night FOR FREEEE!! For those who are not into alcoholic drinks, we have some soft drinks available too. Our lovely host will take you to your seats and explain what we will be actually doing with all those paint, canvases and brushes. As you could already guess, this is not going to be an art school or anything like that. It is all about fun, meeting new people and creating some great experiences together. Host will guide you step-by-step to make your own master piece. We will have a certain theme for the night for you to re-create, but you are free to do anything you want to do. Or as long as you don't decide to paint the walls of our Art Bottega in some crazy color. The best part is that you get to take your own piece of art back with you as a memory to great time you had in Zagreb. All languages are welcomed. You might get surprised by our instructors speaking a little bit of your own language. Other things to note If you are ready for something new and unique, come join us on night of painting and sipping. For info visit our website www.artbottega.hr
Croatia through traditional dances
You will be introduced to the Croatian most popular traditional dances and dance regions. Our teacher will share with you a touch of Croatian history through presentation, demonstration and dance lessons. Our classes will help broaden your knowledge of history.
Experience Zagreb at night
We will meet at King Tomislav square at evening hours, proceed to Nikola Zrinjski square and continue to Ban Jelačić main square. You will find out everything about local history, art, culture and architecture. We will visit Zagreb Chatedral and old Zagreb Kaptol which is a body within the Zagreb Archdiocese. You will get to know beautiful open air market Dolac and Opatovina from which we will move on to Gradec, an old part of the city of Zagreb on the slope of Medvednica, from which, together with Kaptol, today's Zagreb originated. You will see Kamenita Vrata, port and one of the best preserved monuments of old Zagreb. It is a building shaped like a rectangular tower, from which we will reach Old town Zagreb. Apart from city Council, Parliament and museum of broken relationship you will see an astonishing monuments, churches and historical buildings that are located on St Marks square. Lookout Gradec is next destination, than continuing via Strossmayer walk to Zagreb viewpoint beneath ancient Tower Lotršćak where you can take exclusive photos of Zagreb at night. Following the line of Zagreb funicular we will reach the longest street in Zagreb, Ilica Street, Zagreb Octogone and at the end Flower square where Zagreb youth hangs out at pubs in the night time. I am open to all your questions, and together we will experience magic Zagreb at night.
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