Tips & Tricks
Maksimir Zoo (Maksimirski perivoj bb, 10000 Zagreb) – located within the huge Maksimir Park, this zoo is home to over 2,200 animals representing 275 species (ranging from snow leopards, to red panda okapis, addax, North China leopards, chimpanzees, Diana Monkey, Pygmy Hippopotamus, and Bactrian Camels, among others. Hours vary – see the zoo’s website for […]
Stadion Maksimir (Maksimirska cesta 128, 10000 Zagreb) – this stadium, located near a popular park of the same name, opened in 1912 and has a capacity of 35,981 seats. This stadium holds football matches involving both the country’s teams and those from overseas. In addition, various rock & pop concerts.
Medvednica Mountain (north of Zagreb)— Medvednica Mountain (or “Bear Mountain” in Croatian) is covered with dense beech, oak, chestnut and fir forest and it certainly is favorite excursion destination for the Zagreb citizens and their guests. The mountain is criss-crossed by numerous paths and trails, less demanding ones that are fitted with benches and information […]
Secret Zagreb Walks (Kamenita 1, 10000 Zagreb) – this group conducts walking tours with visitors, showing them the hidden, unknown side of the medieval city of Zagreb. Such tours take place after dark to maximize the effects of the storytelling done here. Among the distinct tours offered are Zagrebarium (a steampunkish search for incredible events […]
Hideout Festival (Zrce Beach, Novalja, Island of Pag) – located 225 km. southwest of Zagreb, at the Island of Pag (which faces the Adriatic Sea), this one-week Summer event combines carefully chosen electronic stars – selected by scene-shaping labels and promoters – with beautiful beaches, crystalline waters and a trendy partying crowd. This event’s attendees […]
Paklenica – located 265 km. south of Zagreb (within the Zadar area) is its greatest natural jewel: Paklenica National Park, which covers the most attractive parts of the southern Velebit, concentrated in a mere 96 square km. Its most striking features are two forbidding gorges – Velika and Mala Paklenica. Among activities pursued here are […]