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Highlights in Zagreb
- Cathedral of Zagreb
- Art pavilion
- Maksimir Park
- Zagreb Film Festival
- Fish and seafood
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In the historical city of Zagreb you can see a number of interesting cultural sites, which you can reach within a few minutes walk from a central holiday apartment. Spend your holidays not far from the upper town or the bishop's town with the famous cathedral. Those looking for peace and quiet can also find some apartments in Zagreb near the city parks. A vacation rental on the outskirts of town is the ideal starting point for walking in the woods or using the cycle paths.Experience nature in the city
Almost every fourth holiday apartment in Zagreb is equipped with a terrace or balcony, where you can end a varied excursion day relaxed. You live even more close to nature in a vacation rental with garden. If you do not wish to use your car, some landlords offer a shuttle service to pick you up from the airport or train station.
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Location and orientation
Croatia's capital Zagreb is the country's largest city. It extends on both sides of the Sava River, which is the largest river in the Pannonian Plain. Arrival can be made conveniently by plane or train. The Adriatic Sea is about 170 kilometres from Zagreb.
Things to know
In Zagreb, music, film and theatre have a special status. Cineastes can visit the Zagreb Film Festival, the Jewish Film Festival or the Documentary Film Festival. The "Zagrebacki me?unarodni festival", however, focuses on chamber music. In addition, the International Theatre Festival of the new Eurokaz Theatre takes place every year.Dine hearty
Strongly spiced meat dishes play an important role in Croatian cuisine. In the city's restaurants you can therefore dine in an excellent, home-style way and indulge yourself with sumptuous Croatian home cooking. Due to the proximity to the sea, fish and seafood dishes are also on the menu.
Since 1953, the Zagreb Film Studio has produced around 600 animated films per year. The studio, which founded the style of the "Zagreb School", has already won more than 400 international awards, such as an Oscar.
Top 3 travel tips
The district Kaptol, which is lofty situated on a mountain spur, was founded in the 11th century. The district, surrounded by a wall, served as a residence for bishops and canons. Here you will also find the landmark of the city, the cathedral of Zagreb, which is surrounded by massive corner roundabouts and an artillery fortification. On the forecourt stands the fountain of the Madonna, decorated with four golden angels and a statue of the Virgin Mary.2. Admire architectural jewels in the Lower Town
The Unterstadt district was founded in the 19th century and today boasts a large number of well-preserved historicist and Art Nouveau buildings. In addition, this district is hostel to numerous major museums, such as the Art Pavilion, which presents international contemporary art. The Folklore Museum and the Mimara Museum, which has an archaeological department, are also highly recommended.3. Visit impressive parks for relaxing moments
At Zrinski Square you will find a park with a pavilion in the middle. In summer this is mainly used for artistic events. During the walk you can also discover some busts of historically relevant personalities as well as a weather station. Maksimir Park is the largest park in Southern Europe. Here you will find idyllic lakes, meadows and oak forests as well as the Zagreb Zoological Garden.