Top 10 of restaurants with the best local cuisine near the Zagreb

Top 10 of restaurants with the best local cuisine near the Zagreb

Top 10 of restaurants with the best local cuisine near the Zagreb, surrounded with the most beautiful nature.

Croatia has the richest culinary traditions. Fresh eco-produce and groceries are the everyday reality of Croatia. Croatian cuisine is delicious, healthy and more than diverse. … read more

Active, fun, beautiful… new rafting & kayaking – near the Zagreb

Rafting & kayaking near Zagreb

On the banks of Kupa river, 40 km from Karlovac city and 87 km from Zagreb, a new entertainment for lovers of active water recreation in nature – rafting & kayaking Aquadventure.

Severin on Kupa is located on the very heart of the pure and most picturesque massif of Gorski Kotar. The canyon of the Kupa river is a beautiful idyllic place away from the hustle and bustle of the city. … read more

Novigrad na Dobri old town + stone bridge + river swimming ;)

Novigrad na Dobri old town

Novigrad na Dobri is an old town-fortress is first mentioned in various medias in 1193.
For a long time fortress was property of Frankopan family which was one of the richest and most influential at the time.

It is located just 17 km from Karlovac city and just 64 km from Zagreb capital.

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“Old school” / “Stara škola” is a restaurant of traditional Zagorje cuisine

Wine- Gastro- tour of continental Croatia

“Old school” / “Stara škola” is a restaurant of traditional cuisine located in a reconstructed building of an old school in the heart of Zagorje, surrounded by peaceful picturesque hills.

The restaurant’s home cooking and cozy peaceful atmosphere will allow you to escape from the hustle and bustle of weekdays and return to the past.

The restaurant offers gourmet traditional Zagorje cuisine: strukli, pumpkin soup, meat dishes stewed in an outdoor oven.
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Zelingrad medieval old town – 49 km from Zagreb

Zelingrad medieval old town

Zelingrad medieval old town has for a long time been one of the most important stone fortresses around Zagreb.
The city is located 49 km from Zagreb city and in 51 km from Varazdin, and in 58 km from Samobor.

The first mention of Zelingrad dates back to 1295, it is believed that the was found after the invasion of the Tatars in 1242.

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Ruins of Bisag Castle – 46 km from Zagreb

Ruins of Bisag Castle

Ruins of Bisag Castle belong to the 14th century. The castle life back then was full of events!

Looking at what remains from it today, it’s hard to imagine that this building has once had four round towers – a tower in each corner – and one rectangular, right in the middle. The castle was also surrounded with a moat with water, and it was only possible to get inside by a bridge.

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Ruins of Grebengrad – 65 km from Zagreb

Ruins of Grebengrad

At first glance, Ruins of Grebengrad doesn’t really make an impression of something extraordinary. The ruins – that were once a city-fortress – are thoroughly destroyed and are overgrown with the tall grass and bushes. After taking a closer look, however, one starts to notice that here and there in the forest there are the remains of a single once gigantic building.

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Ruins of Canjevo fortress – 60 km from Zagreb

Ruins of Canjevo fortress

Ruins of Canjevo fortress is located in 60 km from Zagreb city and in 36 km from Varazdin city.

There is very little information about the fortress in historical writings. The first mentionings of the settlement from around the place where the fortress is built belong to a period in between 3400 to 2500 BC.

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Karlovac city – 53 km from Zagreb

Karlovac city

One of the most ancient and one of the most beautiful city of Croatia – Karlovac – was founded in the 16th century, and today it is the administrative centre of the Karlovac region of Croatia.

The population of the town of Karlovac is 49 082 people. Karlovac is conveniently located at the intersection of major highways of Zagreb city and Rijeka city, just 56 km from Zagreb capital.

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Aqua Park Life Class Terme Sveti Martin – 113 km from Zagreb

Life Class Terme Sveti Martin

Aqua Park Sveti Martin is 2 600 sq.meters of water surface. The aquapark offers wide choice of activities for all ages guests.

In Aqua Park Life Class Sveti Martin there is large recreational pool,  pool with water slides, body slide, rafting slide, black hole, two whirlpools on artificial islands, kamikaze, aqua bar, water trail for three persons, for children – shallow paddling pool with a sandy beach.

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Water Park Terme Jezercica – 40 km from Zagreb

Terme Jezercica aquapark

Water Park Terme Jezercica consists of 8 pools with thermal water and is suited for all ages.

Thermal water temperature of 38 degrees. The thermal water contains a number of different ions and is considered medicinal mineral water. The optimum temperature and chemical composition enable the the thermo-mineral water in rehabilitation or recreation.

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Aqua park “Water Planet” in Tuheljske Toplice – 57 km from Zagreb

Aqua park "Water Planet" in Tuheljske Toplice

Water Planet / Vodni Planet is the largest water park in Croatia. The park has 8 indoor and outdoor pools, more than 5000 sq. metres of water surface.

Aqua park Water Planet has thermal water in all its pools.

For its guests the park offer modern Hotel Well 4* and Hostel Vila next to Aqua Park and  Wellness&SPA with thermal water.

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Medvednica park & fortress of Medvedgrad – 10 km from Zagreb

Medvednica park & fortress of Medvedgrad

Medvednica is a mountain range, a favoured spot for the citizens of Zagreb city to have a rest.

The central part of the forest-covered mountain, thanks to its many well-equipped roads, tourist lodges, historical monuments and recreational elements, gives the impression of a spacious city park. When you walk along the interesting trails, you can see about a thousand species of plants, listen to the singing of about a hundred kinds of birds and meet different insects and animals. A walk in the forest normalises your life balance.

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