Advent in a different way

Advent in a different way is a two-hour evening theme tour which tells the visitors stories about the old Advent traditions of the city of Zagreb by visiting sights decorated in the Christmas feel.

A different kind of Advent is an evening theme tour that tells stories about old customs for Advent and New Year in Zagreb, while visiting locations dedicated to Advent. During the walk, you will find out who built the first Nativity scene, how the old Zagrebians kept themselves warm during very cold winters, how they feasted for Christmas, who were the carollers, what exactly is the Christmas bonus, where the custom of decorating the Christmas tree comes from and plenty of other interesting information.

Book in advance.

Tours in Croatian language: December 8, 9, 15, 16, 17, 22, 29 and 30 at 6pm
Tours in English language: December 8, 9, 15, 16, 17, 22, 29 and 30 at 4pm
Duration: 1.5 hr

Price: 85 kn per person for adults and children over 7, free for children up to 6 years

Meeting point: Ban Josip Jelačić Square, in front of the Tourist Information Centre

 

Organizer: Omnes Artes d.o.o.
www.omnesartes.net
razvoj@omnesartes.net

 

Celebrities about Zagreb

Pixies

Pixies

Big thanks on behalf of the PIXIES for another wonderful day in Zagreb! This is a great festival and a wonderful audience (less rain next time, please!). See you.

Source: INmusic festival

Baka DJ, Ruth Flowers

Baka DJ, Ruth Flowers

Zagreb is beautiful, but the people thrilled me the most. Everybody is so kind and outgoing. I could not wish for better hosts.

Source: Hotel Antunović Zagreb

THE BLACK KEYS (Patrick)

THE BLACK KEYS (Patrick)

This is our first time in Zagreb. We're really having a great time. We won't be able to see the coast, but we'll get some rest and walk around the city...

Source: INmusic festival

Flogging Molly

Flogging Molly

We're enjoying this Tuesday in Zagreb. We're heading onto the main stage of the INmusic Festival soon.

Source: INmusic festival

David Byrne

David Byrne

If we leave out the hills in one part of the town, Zagreb is a perfect town for cycling. vid Byrne (Talking Heads) on releasing his book Cycling Diaries

Source: www.mvinfo.hr

50Cent

50Cent

I was very looking forward to coming to Zagreb, especially because my mother travelled with me. My people found out everything about it, so that we could see the main stuff in the city!

Source: Hotel Antunović Zagreb

Alex Kapranos

Alex Kapranos

Alex Kapranos (Franz Ferdinand) wrote about Zagreb on his blog: http://bit.ly/nO3yin

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Juliette Gréco

Juliette Gréco

I remember Zagreb as a beautiful city, and the people I met were very nice and offered me a warm welcome. The audience was wonderful as well. Really, that concert has been like a lovely souvenir.

Source: www.muzika.hr

Eric Sardinas

Eric Sardinas

I am looking forward to Zagreb as a destination where I always feel good. It seems it has been too long since the last time I was here, although it was just a year or so. 

Source: www.muzika.hr

Foals

Foals

We're excited about our first concert in Croatia and delighted that we had the opportunity to walk around the wonderful city of Zagreb.

Source: INmusic festival