What you do when you are in Zagreb

The capital of Croatia, which Lonely Planet has highlighted at the top of European destinations' charts in 2017, is becoming increasingly popular among tourists. Zagreb has much to offer; a vivid city rich in history and culture, amazing cuisine and exciting nightlife. Apart from that, it is quite close to major tourist attractions so going on a day trip can be very interesting.

1. Guided bike tours

Take a bicycle tour created as an alternative to standard Zagreb tours that focus only on the main attractions and the usual tourist routes that visitors can easily hear on the internet and from the guides. The idea is to feel Zagreb as a locality and to actively explore the most prosperous parts of the city while learning about real life in Zagreb and the best places you would probably miss if you are staying on the beaten track.

2. Walking tours of Zagreb

Discover why Zagreb is recognized as one of the most vibrant and most popular tourist destinations in Central and Eastern Europe.

3. Day trips to the National park Plitvice Lakes from Zagreb

The Plitvice Lakes National Park is one of the most visited tourist attractions in this part of Europe; every year about 1.3-1.5 million people visit this national park. Plitvice Lakes were declared a national park in 1949, and in 1979 they were added to the UNESCO World Heritage list.

4. Food and Wine tours in Zagreb

Dear food lovers, experience and discover Zagreb in a different way, through tastes and smells of top quality food and tasting of wines, cheese and olive oil of the best Croatian producers!

5. Day trip to Krapina with Neanderthal Museum

The museum was built on Hušnjakovo hill, on the site where at the end of the 19th century Croatian scientist Dragutin Gorjanović found numerous paleoanthropological remains of people - Neanderthals. Neanderthals lived in the area about 125,000 years ago.

6. Day trips to Trakošćan Castle

Trakošćan Castle is one of the most attractive castles in the Republic of Croatia. It is located in Zagorje, 23 km northeast of Krapina. With 40,000 tourists every year, Croatia's most visited castle is the most visited.

7. Day trips to Lake Bled and Slovenia from Zagreb

Lake Bled is one of the most visited natural attractions in Slovenia. This beautiful lake is located at 475 m above sea level in the northwestern part of the Slovenian Alps.

8. Day trips to the Postojna Cave from Zagreb

Postojna - a town located in the traditional Notranjska region, very close to the Italian border. However, this is definitely not what defines this place. Postojna Cave, one of the largest and most visited in the world, is one of the most popular attractions in the country. Thousands of people visit the cave every year, so do not miss the opportunity to be one of them. Another important landmark is Predja, a Renaissance manor built inside a cave in Southeast Slovenia.

Beside this, you can check full guide of recommended excursions in Zagreb