Zagreb

Zagreb 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.

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 »

Ski slope built in Zagreb to mark 50 years of the World CupSki slope built in Zagreb to mark 50 years of the World Cup

Organisers of the 11th Snow Queen ski race have prepared a 165-metre-long ski slope in downtown Zagreb at which FIS Alpine Ski World Cup winners will race on Wednesday. Eighteen skiing champions, including... Read more »

3D movies in Zagreb

A newly renovated Movieplex opened yesterday at Kaptol Centre in Zagreb. Read more » Similar Info About Travel to Croatia You May Like: Croatian Animated film Leviathan is the Best European Independent... Read more »

Zagreb Dox 2009 International Documentary Film Festival

ZagrebDox, an international documentary film festival is taking place in Zagreb from February 23rd to March 1st.  Read more » Similar Info About Travel to Croatia You May Like: Dubrovnik: Libertas... Read more »

Skyservice Airlines flights from Toronto to Zagreb

Skyservice Airlines announced that its seasonal scheduled air service from Toronto to Zagreb will commence on 28th of May. ‘Once again the addition of Croatia to our summer network provides more... 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 »

Win a City Break to ZagrebWin a City Break to Zagreb

To celebrate the launch of new Time Out Zagreb Visitors Guide Magazine, Time Out teamed up with The Zagreb Tourist Board, Wizz Air and The Westin Zagreb, Zagreb to offer you the chance to win a three... Read more »

Zagreb – Two New Hotels

Two new top-end accommodation facilities have been opened in Zagreb. The first is the Hotel Antunovic Zagreb, a luxury nine-floor hotel that also houses a commercial-business centre with a guarded parking... Read more »

Special offer flights from Croatia Airlines

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Zagreb: ZGRAF 10 Exhibition

If you happened to be in Zagreb sometime before 25th of May, try not to miss ZGRAF  – an international triennial exhibition of graphic design and visual communications that is held in Zagreb since... Read more »