Zagreb

Zagreb1Zagreb is a capital of Croatia. It lies on the crossroads of important routes between the Adriatic coast and Central Europe. the city has it’s own airport  – Pleso. Zagreb as a city has Baroque ambience of the Gornji Grad, charming markets, various shopping facilities, as well as choice of various small and larger restaurants and hotels.

Zagreb is a city of green parks and walks, with many places to visit. Zagreb still keeps its charm, and a atmosphere that makes it a unique city. Zagreb has rich historical and cultural heritage that has roots in Central European urban culture, enriched by Mediterranean and Balkan traditions. The city population is about one million. It has good public transport ( Zagreb Tram , Zagreb Airport Bus) clean streets and squares, well kept parks, twenty theatres and over forty museums and galleries. Its numerous neo-classical buildings, spacious boulevards and squares reminds one of Vienna. Zagreb city centre consists of four districts: Trg Bana Jelacica – Zagreb’s main square, Kaptol and Gornji Grad with it’s hilly location in the centre with cathedral and government’s buildings, Gradec with it’s charming squares and leafy streets and Donji grad – a busy business centre of Zagreb.

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Accommodation in Zagreb

t-zagreb1The accommodation offer in Zagreb is rich and diverse, and thus suitable for everyone’s price range. The hotels range between large premium hotels operating within renowned chains to small private inns. The accommodation categories are marked by stars and the prices of rooms and other services depend on the category. One of the advantages of Zagreb is the availability of accommodation in the very centre of the city. This is where you will find the most luxurious hotels like the Sheraton and Esplanade, as well as much more affordable ones. Generally speaking, the hotel accommodation is at a high level, the rooms are neat and the service is good. Most hotels offer a parking lot and some have a garage. At the moment, Zagreb has 3 5-star hotels, 11 4-star hotels, 21 3-star hotels and 8 2-star hotels. 13 of them are small family hotels. Visitors can also choose between numerous private rooms and apartments, while a dozen hostels and hotels are available for younger people arriving in the Croatian capital while discovering Europe.

Zagreb Airport to get new passenger terminal and runway by 2011

According to Croatian media, the Croatian government and the city of Zagreb signed a protocol on the construction of a new passenger terminal and a new runway at Zagreb Airport, to be completed by 2011. ... Read more »

The World Festival of Animated Film - Animafest Zagreb 2007The World Festival of Animated Film – Animafest Zagreb 2007

The World Festival of Animated Film in Zagreb , Croatia, is traditionally the second oldest festival in Europe. In the course of its thirty-year-old history it has systematically been following world animation... Read more »

Advent in Zagreb 2016Advent in Zagreb 2016

The Advent in Zagreb 2016 programme will take place in the Croatian capital from 26 November to 8 January for the seventh year in a row, and the organisers, the local tourist authorities, promise that... Read more »

Zagreb Airport Paralysed by Fog

As result of the thick fog, more than thirty flights have been cancelled at the Zagreb airport. Reduced visibility caused delays and cancellations in local and international flights over the past three... Read more »

New Train Line Zagreb - Sarajevo - ZagrebNew Train Line Zagreb – Sarajevo – Zagreb

As already announced back in February,  the new night train service between Zagreb and Sarajevo has started last night (16.04.07) with it’s first run. Read more » Similar Info About Travel... Read more »

Growth of Tourist Visits to ZagrebGrowth of Tourist Visits to Zagreb

According to the Central Bureau of Statistics of Croatia  (Drzavni Zavod za Statistiku), in the first 11 months of 2006, Croatia was visited by more than 10 million tourists, which amounts to a total... Read more »

Motel opens near Lovinac in Lika on Zagreb-Split routeMotel opens near Lovinac in Lika on Zagreb-Split route

A new motel was recently opened in Lika region at the section of the motorway linking Zagreb and Split where transit travellers can stop and have a rest. The motel is situated just off of the petrolstation... Read more »

Zagreb Youth Hostel to reopen in April

The renovation of the largest hostel in Zagreb, situated on Petrinjska Street operating as apart of the Croatian Youth Hostel Association, should be completed by the end of  March and the hostel should... Read more »

Marc Chagall Exhibition in ZagrebMarc Chagall Exhibition in Zagreb

The exhibition of painter Marc Chagall will be open in Zagreb gallery Klovicevi Dvori from 13 December 2007 to 16 March 2008. The exhibition will spread in twelve rooms of the gallery and will feature... Read more »

Tunnel Brinje chosen as best tunnel in Europe for 2007Tunnel Brinje chosen as best tunnel in Europe for 2007

Last week at Brussels, Hrvatske autoceste – the Croatian Motorways Company was awarded for the tunnel Brinje of motorway Zagreb – Split (A1), as one of the safest European tunnels in 2007. Read... Read more »