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Zagreb: City Walking Tour w/ Funicular Ride and WW2 Tunnels

1. Zagreb: City Walking Tour w/ Funicular Ride and WW2 Tunnels

Take a stroll with us for a couple of hours as we show you the highlights of Zagreb. Your guide will have the local insights and handy tips to leave you wanting to explore some more. Start the tour at Zagreb’s famous Zrinjevac Park which will give you some great selfies and photo opportunities. From the park, continue to Bogovićeva street, known for its bars and restaurants. Next, you will walk across Ban Jelačić square to the next stop at the historic Zagreb Cathedral. After the Cathedral, walk through Dolac Farmers Market to the WW2 tunnels for some more recent history about the city. Enjoy a small rest on the funicular to the top of Grič Hill. At the top of the hill is Gradec (the upper town) where you can take in beautiful panoramic views of the city. From Gradec, descend to Tkalčićeva Street. The street is also famous for its bars and restaurants, so you can decide where to stop for a snack. Finish the tour in Ban Jelačić Square.

Zagreb: City Walking Tour with Funicular Ride & WW2 Tunnels

2. Zagreb: City Walking Tour with Funicular Ride & WW2 Tunnels

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 Zrinjevac park to the main square Ban Jelacic where you’ll learn how Zagreb got its name, and then futher to the Cathedral, the 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 Dolac Market, the belly of Zagreb and 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. Don's miss to see the WW2 tunnel before continuing to the Upper Town (Gradec). A short stroll away is the charming funicular. This is the oldest form of public transportation in the city that has bringing joy to the citizens of Zagreb for over 135 years. Hop on and take a ride. The Upper Town (Gradec) is one of the 2 medieval settlements that formed Zagreb. Take a walk along the charming Strossmayer promenade, the best spot for panoramic views of Zagreb rooftops. See the Lotrscak Tower and Saint Mark’s Church. The church with its picturesque rooftop appear on the postcard that is most frequently sent from Zagreb. Descend to the oldest pharmacy in Zagreb, dating from the 14th century. Walk through the Stone Gate as you leave the Upper Town. The gate was a part of the city walls and is the only gate that has survived. Inside there is a small chapel housing the miraculous picture depicting Our Lady, the patron saint of Zagreb. After your visit to the old town, your guide will tell you about witchcraft and show you some hidden gems of the city. Your tour ends back at the Main Square, where you’ll say goodbye to your guide.

Zagreb: 2.5-Hour Highlights Bike Tour

3. Zagreb: 2.5-Hour Highlights Bike Tour

What's better than sitting comfortably and riding through Zagreb on a bike with a light breeze in your face? Learn the Croatian city in the most exciting way, close up, and feel like a local. Discover landmarks both near and far as your guide takes you to Zagreb's most stunning and historical monuments. Frequent stops are made, each as long as you want. Learn the history behind the storied city as you fly past buildings and through streets which have been around for centuries. Both downtown and uptown will be covered on this tour. Explore Marshal Tito Square, one of Croatia's biggest and most beautiful squares which houses the Croatian National Theater and the University of Zagreb. Peer into the Well of Life and discover the Green Horseshoe. Stroll down Tkalčićeva Street and cross the Bloody Bridge along with much more on this biking tour of Zagreb.

Zagreb: 3–Hour Classic Bike Tour

4. Zagreb: 3–Hour Classic Bike Tour

Discover the basic sights and attractions Zagreb has to offer to its guests. Your local guides will tell you all you need to know about modern-day Zagreb and the way people live and spend their time. Choose between a morning or an afternoon tour. Start your adventure from the supplier's shop, where your guide and bike will be waiting for you. Explore the magnificent old buildings of the Upper Town, and reward yourself with a nice descent towards the Lower Town. Learn the details of incredible events and people who shaped Zagreb into this beautiful mid-European capital.  Stop for a break in the middle of the tour to have a free espresso like locals, and with locals! Find out about the best spots for dinner, shopping, romantic walks, trendy places, and other sightseeing opportunities.

From Zagreb: Varazdin Baroque Town & Trakoscan Castle

5. From Zagreb: Varazdin Baroque Town & Trakoscan Castle

Start your day with a pickup from Park Zrinjevac. Hop-in an AC vehicle for a drive towards the baroque town of Varazdin. Your guide will share interesting stories on the way. Discover the baroque gem Varazdin with a local licensed guide. Visit one of the most beautiful graveyards of Europe. Go on a walking tour from the Old Town fortress to the city hall, cathedral and parish Church of St. Nicholas. After the tour, your will be given free time for your own activities. Drive to Trakoscan Castle. The fairy tale castle dates back to the late 13th century but was reconstructed in the 19th century in the Romantic spirit by the noble Draskovic family. In the castle, you will see a valuable collection of paintings, furniture and weapons. Return to Zagreb in the late afternoon hours.

Private Walking Tour of Zagreb

6. Private Walking Tour of Zagreb

Choose between a morning or an afternoon departure, and then start your tour on foot with a pick-up from your centrally located Zagreb hotel or hostel. A ride with the shortest funicular in the world will take us to the Upper town – Gradec, one of the two medieval settlements Zagreb originates from.  Enjoy the charm and harmony of the Strossmayer promenade, one of the best spots for panoramic views of Zagreb rooftops and landscape. We shall see Lotrscak tower that houses the Gric cannon which goes off every day to mark the noon, St Catherine’s baroque church built by Jesuits, the seats of Croatian Parliament and Government and Saint Mark’s Church famous for its picturesque roof with coats of arms representing the Three Kingdoms of Croatia.  Continue towards Stone Gate which was a part of defense system of Gradec and it is the only city gate that survived until present day. Inside the gate there is a small chapel with the picture of Our Lady, patron saint of the city. Descend to Lower town through popular Tkalciceva street. A short stroll across the open market Dolac (market is closed for afternoon tour) will take you to the second medieval settlement – Kaptol. Dolac market is the biggest one in Zagreb, where you will get the opportunity to talk about the local cuisine.  You shall also learn something more about the interesting history of the monumental Cathedral of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Ladislas I, king of Hungary, founded Zagreb Diocese at the end of the 11th century. Continue towards the main Zagreb square, Jelacic Square. Ban Jelacic was an important historical figure for Croatian people, and today the square is a popular meeting point for all the locals. End your tour visiting beautiful park Zrinjevac, the most charming park in famous ”Lenuci horseshoe”.

Zagreb photo session tour

7. Zagreb photo session tour

Welcome to exclusive Zagreb tour, where your guide is not only a knowledgeable expert but also a professional photographer who will capture stunning photos of your adventure, edit and deliver it to you promptly. As you begin your tour, you'll be warmly greeted by your guide-photographer, who will accompany you in a friendly atmosphere through the 1,5-2hrs tour. Explore picturesque Upper Town, the historical heart of Zagreb, wander through its narrow cobblestone streets, admire the medieval architecture, and soak in the charming atmosphere. Your guide will share captivating stories and insights into the city's history, culture, and hidden gems. Throughout the tour, your photographer-guide will expertly capture candid shots, unique angles, and stunning compositions that showcase your experience in Zagreb. From moments of laughter to posed shots against iconic backdrops, every photo will tell a story and preserve your memories forever. Explore biggest and oldest open air food market in Zagreb, colourful streets Tkalčićeva and Radićeva, tunnel, Bloody Bridge Street and walk to St. Mark's Square with its famous St. Mark's Church, a highlight of the tour. The colourful tiled roof and intricate details of the church provide a captivating backdrop for your photos. With the photographer's guidance, you'll strike the perfect poses and capture unforgettable images in this historic setting. As you continue exploring the Upper Town, you'll have opportunities to stop at scenic viewpoints and capture panoramic vistas of Zagreb's rooftops and landmarks. Your photographer will be there to ensure that you have breathtaking images to cherish. Beyond the photography aspect, your guide will also provide in-depth knowledge about Zagreb, offering insights into local traditions, cultural nuances, and the best places to eat, drink, interesting museums to visit and experience the city like a true local. Discover the enchanting Upper Town but also have a professional photographer and guide by your side. Immerse yourself in the city's rich history, capture stunning photographs, and create lasting memories of your visit to Zagreb.

Private Archaeological Zagreb Walk

8. Private Archaeological Zagreb Walk

The tour takes 3 hours. It starts in the very center of a Zagreb at the Maquette of a city of Zagreb or at another meeting place by client preferences. You will be shortly introduced with the itinerary of the tour and with the basic archaeological terms of Zagreb and Croatia. This captivating tour includes numerous city attractions, starting with the Cathedral of Zagreb and Dolac Market. After getting acquainted with the beauty of Tkalčićeva Street we will procede to the Upper Town. At the St. Mark's Square you will learn several archaeological methods and find out why this is an important place for Zagreb and Croatian history. Twelwe original archaeological spots includes also Grič Park, Ban Jelačić Square and Zrinjevac Park, all of which are located in the Upper and Lower Town. At some point we will have a coffe break, although there is no evidence of coffe drinking places in old Zagreb :) ! Don't worry, we have excellent wines and beers in Croatia! Wear comfortable shoes, bring good will, and voila, we can start! We are very flexible when it comes to taking a photo break, or going to the toilet.

Zagreb: Private walking tour of Zagreb (funicular included)

9. Zagreb: Private walking tour of Zagreb (funicular included)

Welcome to our private walking tour of Zagreb, Croatia's capital brimming with history and culture. Throughout our exploration, we'll share stories, anecdotes, and insider tips to help you experience Zagreb like a local, leaving you with memories to cherish long after the tour is over. Get ready to uncover Zagreb's hidden gems and vibrant atmosphere as we explore its past and present together. This is a private tour so you’ll have your guide’s full attention and a more personalized approach. We’ll start our tour in Zrinjevac park (Nikola Šubić Zrinski square). Your local guide will wait for you next to the meteorological post. You’ll get a short introduction into what to expect and a few fun facts about this location. Next, we’ll stop at the bronze model of the city of Zagreb to get a clearer picture of the landscape. Our next stop will be the beautiful Cathedral where you will hear the story about the founding of Zagreb and the “church hill” Kaptol. We’ll soak up the colorful and vibrant atmosphere of the iconic farmers market, Dolac. We'll visit the city’s most vibrant street, Tkalčićeva street, where you’ll hear what the locals do for fun and also a few interesting local legends. After that, it’s time to pass the The Bloody Bridge Street and hear a story about how such a lovely street got such a bloody name. Later, we’ll climb up the Gradec hill and pass through the medieval Stone Gate and hear a story about a miracle. We’ll also see Zagreb’s first pharmacy. After that we’ll visit the heart of the medieval Gradec hill, today a home to the colorful roof of St. Mark’s Church, and the Parliament and Government buildings. We’ll walk down Ćirilometodska street and hear stories about alphabet, theater, witches, art, marriage… Our next stop will be at the beautiful St. Catherine’s Church, known for its Baroque stucco decorations and painted ceiling. We’ll arrive to Lotrščak Tower, a part of the original defensive walls from the 13th century with an interesting origin story. If we start our tour at 10:00 h, we’ll be there right on time to see and hear a cannon fire at noon! Don’t be scared, it happens every day. After that it’s time to enjoy the shortest funicular ride in the world. We will end our tour at Zagreb’s main square (Ban Jelačić Square), the heart of modern-day Zagreb. Your guide will be happy to give you some recommendations for the rest of your time in Zagreb.

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What people are saying about Park Zrinjevac, Zagreb

Tour Guide was very informative , knowledgeable, and patient. She allotted time out to go to the restroom and take a small break from all the walking. I would definitely recommend this terrific any first timers visiting Zagreb.

The guide was very knowledgeable and engaging. The tour covered many of the major historic locations in Zagreb. It was unfortunate that some of the buildings were closed due to ongoing restorations, but it was very worth while.

Robert provided information on history of city. The walk through the town was enjoyable. Robert was very knowledgeable and shared history. Great recommendation for local food at restaurant.

Our guide gave us a overall overview about the historical aspects of zagreb and information on what to look for.

Tour today was excellent, great guide- lovely walk and lots of historical facts. Sorry, think his name was Marco