Zagreb

Zagreb is the capital of Croatia. It lies on the crossroads of important routes between the Adriatic coast and Central Europe. the city has its own airport  – Pleso. Zagreb as a city has the Baroque ambience of the Gornji Grad, charming markets, various shopping facilities, as well as a 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 an atmosphere that makes it a unique city. Zagreb has a rich historical and cultural heritage that has roots in Central European urban culture, enriched by Mediterranean and Balkan traditions.

Zagreb - detail of the church

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 remind one of Vienna. Zagreb city centre consists of four districts: Trg Bana Jelacica – Zagreb’s main square, Kaptol and Gornji Grad with its hilly location in the centre with cathedral and government’s buildings, Gradec with its 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 Dox Film Festival

ZagrebDox, the biggest international documentary film festival in the region, will be taking place in the theaters of the Zagreb Student Centre from today, 25 February to 2 March. Read more » Similar... Read more »

SAS adds more flights to CroatiaSAS adds more flights to Croatia

SAS Sverige is to introduce the new flight routes to Croatia. The Stockholm – Zagreb route will start on March 31 and departures will be on Monday and Friday afternoons from Stockholm Arlanda Airport.... Read more »

Adriatic closer to visitors

The motorway network in Croatia is becoming longer and longer, so it is now safe to say that this is a country having one of the most developed road infrastructures in Europe. The construction of the... Read more »

Zagreb in The World Through a LensZagreb in The World Through a Lens

Zagreb was featured in yesterday’s edition of Observer’s series ” World throught a lens“. Read more » Similar Info About Travel to Croatia You May Like: Croatian Film at... 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 »

Concession Contract Awarded for New Passenger Terminal at Zagreb AirportConcession Contract Awarded for New Passenger Terminal at Zagreb Airport

Last month the Croatian government awarded the concession contract for new passenger terminal at Zagreb Airport to the Zagreb Airport International Company (ZAIC), the consortium based in France. The... Read more »

Christmas Decorations in ZagrebChristmas Decorations in Zagreb

Zagreb saw decorations and lighting going up ahead of the Christmas and New Year’s festivities. An advent wreathe and a manger made of cubes were set up on the main Ban Jelacic Square alongside a Christmas... Read more »

Titian’s Painting Titian’s Painting “Marija Magdalena” at display in Zagreb

Exhibition titled “Restored Heritage – Tiziano’s Marija Magdalena” is opening tonight at Muzej za Umjetnost i Obrt in Zagreb. Read more » Similar Info About Travel to Croatia You May... Read more »

Croatian Family Adventue

In today’s Telegraph , Croatia is reviewed as family holiday destination for adventure holiday with teenagers. This is an excerpt from the article: .. we handcrafted a holiday that offered all... Read more »

Zagreb - popular tourist destinationZagreb – popular tourist destination

Zagreb, the Croatian capital is an ever more popular destination for tourists, whose visits are increasing by double-digit percent ages from month to month. In the first half of this year the city was... Read more »