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Our most recommended Zagreb Walking Tours

  • Zagreb: 2.5-Hour Walking Tour with Funicular Ride

    1. Zagreb: 2.5-Hour Walking Tour with Funicular Ride

    Get an introduction to the rich history of the Croatian capital, dating back to medieval times, on a 2.5-hour guided walk. Your local guide will take you from the main square, Ban Jelacic, to the cathedral, which is one of the most important landmarks in the city. Hear about the origins of the Cathedral of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, the difficulties it has sustained, and its renovation. Your route takes you to vibrant Tkalciceva Street, better known as the bar street, where there’s always a steady stream of people. Hear about the philosophy of lounging and other everyday habits of the locals. A short stroll away is the charming funicular. This is the oldest form of public transportation in the city and has brought joy to the citizens of Zagreb for over 125 years. Hop on and take a ride to Gradec, the upper town. Gradec is one of the 2 medieval settlements that formed ...

    Petra was wonderful and a great tour guide. She told all the history, even the hard parts and it was well planned and well timed.

  • Zagreb: 2.5-Hour Croatian Homeland War Tour

    2. Zagreb: 2.5-Hour Croatian Homeland War Tour

    Discover how it was it to live in Zagreb during the turbulent years of its recent history. Firstly, visit the World War II underground tunnels presenting the history of Croatia and Zagreb through the 20th century including World War II, almost 50 years of communist Yugoslavia and the fall of communism in Croatia through the Homeland War. The tour continues to a basement used by locals as a shelter during the air raids on Zagreb where the details of the Homeland War are presented through a video presentation. The tour finishes off in the Museum of Bombing of Zagreb with the exhibition focusing on the effect the war had on Zagreb.

    This was one of the best and most important tours I have taken. Lucca designed and gives a tour that opens your eyes to the history of Croatia and the recent wars by showing you as well as telling you what it was like for him and his family. Most of us never lived through a war, and I came away with a deeper understanding and thought Lucca was super informative and a great guide, who kept my attention throughout. Don't miss this tour! It will bring Zagreb to life for you with a deeper understanding. A real 5 star tour!

  • Taste Zagreb: 4-Hour Food Tour

    3. Taste Zagreb: 4-Hour Food Tour

    In this tour you will visit the central spots in Zagreb, expand your knowledge about the city's history and traditions, try different local dishes, and make unforgettable memories with other happy guests. The tour starts on the main city square where you will meet your guide, before heading to the central green market. At the market, you will taste fresh, local ingredients and dishes such as simple a homemade peasant dish, "sir i vrhnje" (cottage cheese), a crusty puffed pastry with fillings ("burek"), and some of the local fish and meat dishes ("srdele i ćevapi"). While in Zagreb, you have to try the unusual authentic dessert, which is best when it's served warm ("štrukli"). As well as this, you will also see how chocolate tastes in Zagreb, since the locals have their own chocolate factory. To provide a good image of what is traditional in Croatia, this tour also includes some of the...

    Kristina is a superstar and tour was fabulous. Not much walking, lots of great conversation about all things Croatian and superb quality of food and wonderful variety. This was the best tour I have ever taken and I know that you'll think its top quality. Terry, USA

  • Zagreb: 3.5–Hour Traditional Culinary Walking Tour

    4. Zagreb: 3.5–Hour Traditional Culinary Walking Tour

    Croatian cuisine is diverse, representing each region, its tradition and roots from the ancient times to modern days. The differences in the selection of foods and their preparation are most notable between the mainland and the coast. Join a food tour for a unique opportunity to taste them all at one bite. Meet your guide in front of the Ban Jelačić Statue at the main city square and make sure you start the tour with an empty stomach. Learn about Croatian tradition and Zagreb’s story from your guide while strolling from restaurant to restaurant. During your tour, sample up to six traditional Croatian dishes and drink up to four wines. Get familiar with the distinctive tastes of each of the five regions, enjoy the most typical wine samples that pair best with traditional Croatian dishes and learn a considerable amount of local history and culture.

    Dino was a fantastic guide. Extremely knowledgeable and great to be around. would definitely recommend to anyway looking for some good eats and history of the city

  • 3-Hour Big Zagreb Private Walking Tour

    5. 3-Hour Big Zagreb Private Walking Tour

    Big Zagreb is a private walking tour with the young, but experienced guides that will give you a great introduction to the Croatian capital. Guests will discover the streets of Zagreb filled with lots of interesting stories about city's past but also its present. The first part of the tour takes you to the beginnings of Zagreb. In the past the city was divided into two towns – Kaptol and Gradec. The tour covers both. In Kaptol guests will see the monumental Zagreb Cathedral, the 16th century town walls of Kaptol and the lively Dolac green market. After the green market enter Gradec, today known as the Old Town. through the 13th century Stone Gate, see the iconic rooftop of St. Mark's church, learn the story why a cannon fires every day at noon from the Lotrscak Tower, see one of the shortest funiculars in the world and enjoy some stunning views. After a walk around the older part of...

  • Zagreb: Transfer to Split with Plitvice Lakes Tour

    6. Zagreb: Transfer to Split with Plitvice Lakes Tour

    Enjoy a stop at the stunning Plitvice Lakes on your transfer from Zagreb to Split. Watch the Croatian landscape go by and relax all the way to your destination with an amazing sightseeing experience in between. Discover the 16 stunning lakes of Plitvice National Park, connected by amazing waterfalls. Take a boat ride on waters that are surrounded by natural green forests and beautiful landscapes that will take your breath away. Encounter different animal and plant species and stumble across spectacular panoramic views with your guide. Enjoy some free time inside the park to explore on your own before completing your transfer.

  • Best of Zagreb Walking Tour

    7. Best of Zagreb Walking Tour

    Taking a walk with you local tour guide will give you a perfect insight into the life, tradition, culture and fun facts about Zagreb but will also give you the opportunity to ask anything and get suggestions on what else to do, where to eat or shop. Start the tour by passing through the Grič tunnel which will lead to the shortest funicular in the world. Then briefly stop at the main square where a guide will introduce the history of Zagreb. The next stop is the biggest Croatian sacred building and one of the most valuable monuments of Croatian cultural heritage, Zagreb cathedral. Afterwards see the oldest open market on the site of the demolished old walls in the Upper town. Find out who is "Kumica" and explore the site of one of the oldest tradition among locals in Zagreb. See one of the best preserved monuments of old Zagreb and symbols of Zagreb in general, "Stone Gate". Listen to on...

  • 2-Hour Old Zagreb Private Walking Tour

    8. 2-Hour Old Zagreb Private Walking Tour

    Old Zagreb Private Walking Tour is the best way to experience Zagreb, relive its history and feel the pulse of a modern city. Your licensed guides will take you on a stroll through the oldest streets of Zagreb visiting all the main sights while combining historical facts with the everyday life of a big city. This tour takes guests to both Gradec and Kaptol, the two medieval settlements Zagreb was founded on. Standing on two opposing hills, still today they tell the history of cooperation and conflicts that created Zagreb as we know it. While walking the cobbled streets visitors will get to see the 13th-century Stone Gate, the St. Mark's church with its famous colorful rooftop, the Lotrščak Tower still marking noon with a cannon shot, the Bloody Bridge which has witnessed many battles through the ages, the monumental Zagreb Cathedral and much more. At the end of the tour, guests will ...

    It was excellent! Josipa our guide far surpassed any of our expectations! Her knowledge about the history and culture of Croatia was extensive...truly amazing! Her love and passion for her country was very evident!! On top of her knowledge and skills as a tour guide, we truly enjoyed her enthusiasm, warmth, and sense of humour. She had us fully engaged for the entire tour! Certainly it was the best I had ever taken! I would highly recommend her to anyone!

  • Transfer between Zagreb and Split: Stop at Plitvice Lakes

    9. Transfer between Zagreb and Split: Stop at Plitvice Lakes

    Enjoy a full day transfer between Zagreb and Split with stop at the stunning Plitvice lakes. This tour operates each way between Zagreb and Split. Please enjoy the ride along the way, watching the Croatian landscapes. Relax as you arrive at your destination in an different city, having had an amazing experience along the way.  This tour will take you to the most beautiful European park. Protected by UNESCO since 1979, as a World Natural Heritage, this park should not be missed. In the Plitvice National Park, nature has created 16 lakes and connected them by amazing travertine waterfalls. These beautiful waters are surrounded by natural green forests and amazing landscapes that will take your breath away. The park is also home to different animal and plant species which makes it even more precious. Along the way you will stumble upon places with absolutely phenomenal panoramic views so ...

    Was fantastic. Both drivers were such a pleasure and of course the park was fantastic

  • Zagreb Driving and Walking Tour

    10. Zagreb Driving and Walking Tour

    Get picked up from your hotel and explore Zagreb with your driver/licensed local guide. The tour starts with the famous green horse shoe of Zagreb. The horseshoe is one of the most significant architectural projects in Zagreb history that determined present urban identity of the town center. The construction began in the second half of 19th century and is considered the biggest urban achievement of that time. Continue your drive towards Mirogoj cemetary. This colossal cemetery represents one of the most major projects in European history. It included building a 500-meter long colonnade with twenty domes and many other impressive structures among which the Chapel of Christ the King particularly stands out. Even though it is a cemetery this is one of the most beautiful sights in Zagreb.  A short drive will take you to the town center, starting point of our walking tour of Zagreb. Visit t...

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This was one of the best and most important tours I have taken. Lucca designed and gives a tour that opens your eyes to the history of Croatia and the recent wars by showing you as well as telling you what it was like for him and his family. Most of us never lived through a war, and I came away with a deeper understanding and thought Lucca was super informative and a great guide, who kept my attention throughout. Don't miss this tour! It will bring Zagreb to life for you with a deeper understanding. A real 5 star tour!

Kristina is a superstar and tour was fabulous. Not much walking, lots of great conversation about all things Croatian and superb quality of food and wonderful variety. This was the best tour I have ever taken and I know that you'll think its top quality. Terry, USA

Dino was a fantastic guide. Extremely knowledgeable and great to be around. would definitely recommend to anyway looking for some good eats and history of the city

Petra was wonderful and a great tour guide. She told all the history, even the hard parts and it was well planned and well timed.

Very knowledgeable and dynamic tour guide. Well worth the time.