Zagreb – the main city of Croatia – invites its guests to celebrate Christmas and New Year together!
In 2019 popular travel portal Best European Christmas Destination named Zagreb for The Best European Christmas Destination.
Guests the city will be surprised by the wonderful fabulous decoration of Zagreb with variety of musical and theatrical program, many Christmas exhibitions and fairs.
Christmas Celebration and Christmas fair on Zagreb squares
In the central square of Zargeb – Ban Jelačić square – and on in the nearest streets, the largest in Croatia traditional Christmas fair is organised.
The guests of the fair will find there exclusive Christmas gifts offered by artists, designers and craftsmen – the famous honey gingerbread (licitar), jewellery and imitation jewellery, Christmas tree decorations and home decorations, souvenirs.
Advent in Zrinevac park of Zagreb
In Zrinevac park one of the most beautiful parks in the centre of Zagreb, Christmas fairy tale festivities are organised every year on Christmas eve and during the holidays.
The Christmas fair of Zrinjevac park offers unique hand made souvenirs and Christmas decorations made by Zagreb’s designers.
The music pavilion in the centre of the park of the park decorated for Christmas becomes a lively floor for Christmas classics, waltzes, and a carefully chosen music programme. The music programme and the entertainment in the park are changed every year.
For those who walk in the park, there are samplings of dishes of the cuisine of Zagreb: spaghetti with cabbage, baked apples, or baked strukli, as well as hot chocolate and gluhwein.
Ice park in Zagreb
In one of the most beautiful parks in Zagreb – Kralja Tomislava square – the Ice park waits its guests. For park visitors offers some cafes and restaurants, exciting music programs.
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FABULOUS rating 9.1 / 10
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Situated: between the main pedestrian street and Zagreb’s old town
Distance to the center of Zagreb: 200 m
Distance to airport Zagreb: 18 km
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Distance to the center of Zagreb: 50 m
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SUPERB rating 9.2 / 10
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Distance to the center of Zagreb: 900 m
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Distance to the center of Zagreb: 350 m
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The Salaj New Year Tale – 60 km from Zagreb
Every Christmas, 60 km away from Zagreb city, in the Salaj family mansion, 2 000 000 lights decorating the houses, trees and animals across 2 hectares of land are lit, and the New Year Tale begins!
The Salaj New Year Tale has already been visited by half of all Europe. This favoured spot of children and their parents returning to childhood will leave none indifferent.
On this pages used photos by adventzagreb.com