Day 1: Arrival to Zagreb, transfer to hotel, check-in, free time for afternoon/evening walk
Day 2:. Full day excursion to Trakošćan Castle. Start at 08:00.
Trakošćan, one of the most attractive Croatian castles, is situated in the picturesque region of Hrvatsko Zagorje. Standing upon a hill and overlooking a small lake, this 13th century castle hosts a museum with historic artifacts ranging from medieval to baroque. We will also take you to Varaždin, one time Croatian capital, and a fine example of a central European baroque town with it’s churches and palaces, as well as a medieval fortress. Today Varaždin is known for it’s culture and art manifestations and it’s charming little streets leave every visitor impressed. It is a city museum, a city of exhibitions, fashion, pupils and students, a city of modern life. Along the way we will visit the pilgrimage site of Marija Bistrica, a national sanctuary since the early 18th century, and blessed by Pope John Paul II. in 1998.
Some extra relaxation will be provided in the one of the famous local taverns, where you will enjoy gastronomical delights of the region, all ecologically produced.
Return to Zagreb at 20:00, free time for an evening walk in centre.
Day 3: Morning sightseeing tour 2-3 hours.
The tour starts at your preferred meeting point, and then we will take you through the historic parts of Zagreb’s upper town, with its narrow streets filled with stories from the past. The Stone Gate, Grič Cannon and St. Mark’s Church are just some of the Upper town’s most cherished sights. Also, you will experience the elegant architecture of Zagreb’s lower town and it’s Austro-hungarian buildings and parks, as well as charming pedestrian streets and squares where locals love to relax.
Transfer to airport.