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

Melanie Fiona

Melanie Fiona

I am sorry that I have not had the opportunity to stay longer and see a little more, but the Jarun Lake and clubs impressed me, has all the elements of good entertainment.

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

The Fratellis (Jon)

The Fratellis (Jon)

Thanks to everybody who came to see us at the INmusic Festival! We're delighted by the city and hope to see you again.

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

Courtney Thorne Smith

Courtney Thorne Smith

Thank you for one of the best hotel experience ever. The rooms were extraordinary, the staff was great, and every moment was beautiful. And Zagreb... magical! All the best!

Source: Esplanade Zagreb Hotel

Snoop Dog

Snoop Dog

Everything is great here, the girls are beautifull, the service is exceptional. What more can I ask from the town?

Source: Hotel Antunović Zagreb

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

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