Things to do in Zagreb

Croatia is a wonderful country, not just for those who enjoy a walk through the forests or to relax on the beach. If you are looking for things to do in Zagreb there’s plenty of choice. If it’s a sun filled holiday you’re after and wanting to avoid the crowds, book your flights for June or September. You will still find it nice and warm, but slightly outside of the main tourist season.

When it comes to somewhere to visit during a walking holiday, then the Risnjak National Park is a great setting and not too far from the capital. Give yourself a challenging hike, rewarded with wonderful views.

Things to do in Zagreb

Don’t worry though if you don’t want to head off the beaten track, there are other walking tours available in the city centre. With the likes of Mix n Mingle Walking Tour of Zagreb you can discover more about this enchanting medieval city, while getting to know some of the locals.

The city is split into a couple of different districts and on this tour you will explore them all. There’s the medieval upper town or neo-Renaissance Lower Town, each intriguing in their own right. You will even discover what it’s like underground, with several tunnels hidden beneath the city.

Your guide with the Mix n Mingle Walking Tour of Zagreb will let you take a break as you enjoy a cuppa. This will give you a chance to meet the locals, maybe hear some stories of days gone by and the all too recent fall of former Yugoslavia.

In the capital, you will have plenty of choices of where to eat. There’s everything from all the usual chains and fast food takeaways, to some of the best independent restaurants in the country. If it’s fine dining you’re after then carry out some research and book a table online. Ideally plan ahead of your visit to avoid disappointment.

Alternatively let someone else do the hard work for you and arrange to join a food tour in Zagreb instead. That way you get to know your way around the city with a local guide and do some quick sight-seeing. All while sampling some delicious treats.

Wine and Dine Zagreb

If you enjoy a glass of wine with dinner, then the Wine and Dine Zagreb is a food and drink tour designed with you in mind. You will learn about the history of Croatia’s love affair with wine an its ties to Zinfandel. Then of course, you get to open a bottle or two. The tour will take you through the streets of the capital, stopping off at some of the best bars for a wine tasting session. As for food, there will be cheese tasting and lots of traditional snacks included along the way.

Book your holiday in Croatia today, as when it comes to things to do in Zagreb you will find plenty to keep you entertained.