Zagreb is the main and the busiest region in Croatia with the best bus, flight and train connections to the rest of Croatia.
Your best option to reach any other destination in Croatia is to go to Zagreb first and then pick a train, bus or an air plane. Here, you'll find all the timetables you might need and other useful information about Zagreb.
Hostels are cheap travel accommodations, especially when compared to staying in a hotel. Check out the best hostels in Zagreb.
Where to stay
A wide range of accommodation options to suit every budget and preference from luxury hotels to affordable hostels can be found in Zagreb.
Several high-end hotels are located in the city center such as the Esplanade Zagreb Hotel, the Sheraton Zagreb Hotel, and the Westin Zagreb Hotel. If you're on a budget Zagreb has a variety of hostels and guesthouses that offer affordable accommodation offering basic amenities such as shared bathrooms and kitchen facilities.
Getting to/from Zagreb
Zagreb boasts an efficient transportation system comprising of buses, trams, and trains. Franjo Tuđman Airport, being the largest in Croatia, provides regular flights to major European cities. Additionally, the city's main bus station and train stations offer convenient travel options to other parts of Croatia and neighboring countries.
Zagreb is a dynamic capital that boasts a rich history and culture. The city is divided into two distinct parts.
The historic Upper Town, or Gornji Grad stuns with it's charming cobblestone streets, stunning architecture, and historic landmarks. The modern Lower Town, or Donji Grad features the lively city center, museums, galleries, shops, and restaurants.
For a peaceful escape visit Maksimir Park, the largest park in Zagreb with walking paths, lakes, and forests.
During winter, Zagreb transforms into a magical winter wonderland, complete with Christmas markets and ice skating rinks. The heart of the festivities is Ban Jelačić Square, adorned with a festive tree and live music.
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