One Day Only – Zagreb, Croatia

One Day Only – Zagreb, Croatia, Zagreb, Croatia (B)

Let’s be honest – Zagreb, the capital of Croatia, wasn’t on our bucket list and we didn’t know much about the city before. Even during our road trip in Croatia, when we explored mainly the country’s coast, we still weren’t sure if Zagreb was worth the detour. But in the end, we decided to stop there on the way from Dubrovnik back to Prague, where we currently live, to break the journey.

Now we know – Zagreb is definitely worth a trip! Zagreb is such an interesting city – still not as well known as other capitals in Europe and therefore not as crowded, which is a huge plus these days when overtourism is being discussed a lot. It’s not big and most of the city centre can be explored in a day, so it’s great for those quick city breaks over the weekend. This is our take on how to spend a perfect day in Zagreb.

Spring and autumn are the best times to go because the weather is the most pleasant for exploring the city’s streets and green spaces. You can still enjoy Zagreb during summer or winter but you will need to deal with the heat or the cold – however, this can be easily done in local museums, galleries, restaurants, cafes or shops. We visited Zagreb in September and the weather was nice and not too hot – great for walking around the city all day long. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: One Day Only – Zagreb, Croatia
Guide Location: Croatia » Zagreb
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Kat & Petr Landecki
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Saint Mark’s Square
  • The historic funicular
  • Public Car Park Tuskanac
  • Kvaternikov Square
  • Ban Jelacic Square
  • Zagreb 360
  • Cathedral of Zagreb
  • Dolac Market
  • Tkalciceva Street
  • Stone Gate
  • Saint Mark’s Church
  • Lotrscak Tower
  • viewing platform
  • Petar Preradovic Square
  • Zrinjevac Park
  • Park Josipa Jurja Strossmayera
  • Art Pavilion
  • King Tomislav Square
  • Zagreb Botanical Garden
  • Croatian National Theatre
  • Well of Life
  • Academy of Music
  • Vincek