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Zagreb Puppet Theatre

Zagreb Puppet Theatre (Ulica baruna Trenka 3, Zagreb) – this 200-seat theater, in existence for over 75 years, has entertained locals and international visitors with its innovative puppet theatrical productions.  Its main section, Great Hall, is well equipped with excellent views of the stage (an amphitheater seating).  There is also a small hall which is […]

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Natural Park of Uaka

Učka Nature Park (Učka Mountain) – located 2 hours via car west of Zagreb, this nature park has amongst its main attractions the unique limestone formations in the area of Vrana and at the very top of Učka, where an old tower is erected.  Mountaineers like to be photographed next to this tower.  From the […]

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Stadion Maksimir

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.  

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Secret Zagreb Walks

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 […]

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Paklenica

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 […]

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Medvednica Mountain

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 […]

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Maksimir Zoo

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 […]

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Krka National Park

Krka National Park (Trg Ivana Pavla II, br. 5, 22000 Šibenik) – located 3 hours via car south of Zagreb (near the Mediterranean), Krka National Park lies within Šibenik-Knin County, and covers a total area of 109 square km of the loveliest sections of the Krka River, and the lower course of the Čikola River. […]

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Hideout Festival

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 […]

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Golf Klub Ban Jelacic

Golf Klub Ban Jelacic (Aleja Dure Jelaceca bb, 10290 Zapresic) – this golf club was oponed in 2004, and offers golfers a special charm of playing under floodlights.  It also offers excellent facilities for practicing, playing and relaxing after the game:  There’s also a club house with an outdoor terrace, reception, golf shop, restaurants, and […]