This combination of urban area and nature seems to be perfect for easy, casual and detailed exploration, i.e. slow tourism. Don't know how? The locals will show you. They are real experts in achieving that balance between the hustle and bustle of the city and relaxation: they will explore and experience everything, but they will always make sure to take enough time to fully enjoy it.
Zagreb is the capital of Croatia, which means that events never stop here and that, regardless of the season, new concepts and ideas are always being introduced. Here you have the chance to find numerous museums and galleries, restaurants and cafes, concert halls and theaters. Nevertheless, nature will always give you serenity, show you how to appreciate the little things in life, how to slow down the pace and devote yourself to what you do and what you see. Whether you're enjoying the greenery of Maksimir Park or drinking coffee in a cafe by Bundek Lake, make sure to enjoy the view, the atmosphere, and every sensation you're experiencing.
This way you will get a real impression of this city, which is full of greenery and united with nature, but at the same a city with strong modern tendencies.
Fun autumn activities for the whole family
Once the autumn has made its way into Zagreb and transformed it into a golden city, with temperatures still pleasant and the ground still covered in withered, rustling leaves, then it is the right time for fun outdoor activities!
Six perfect spots in Zagreb for long autumn walks
The arrival of autumn in Zagreb is the right time for long leisurely strolls through the city, painted in earthy tones with accentuated gold and ruby red hues.
Zagreb's wine tradition: from grape harvest to St. Martin's Day
From the harvest to the tasting of the first, young wine – autumn is the time when the year-long wine story comes to an end and when Zagreb begins to enjoy these wonderful flavors.
Chestnuts – the kings of autumn
If you walk through the streets of Zagreb in the autumn months, you will be carried away by an intoxicating, very familiar smell.
After autumn rains come mushrooms!
When autumn announces its arrival in the form of September showers, when the temperatures drop and the air gets a touch of that wintry sharpness, then the forests filled out with new inhabitants: mushrooms.
Medvednica – symbol of the city
When the people of Zagreb want to escape from the everyday life of the city, they don’t have to go far. Zagreb leans against Medvednica, a mountain located north of the city.
Sava’s new look
Silvery and foamy, the Zagreb Sava flows silently. The cradle of Zagreb, its source of life, a place for fishing, a source of fertile arable land, a center of fun and socializing.
Enjoying good company
The people of Zagreb know how to enjoy a good company.
Relaxing in nature
All these green havens in the middle of the city, from lakes to parks, are home to numerous plant and animal species.
Nature heals, nature calms, nature gives a new perspective.
Medvednica Nature Park
Today, Medvednica watches over Zagreb and seems to remind all its residents of the importance of nature, as if it is inviting them to explore its beauty and let it calm them.
Zagreb's water bodies – magical mirrors of the city
Many visitors are often surprised when they realize how much of Zagreb's surface is actually made up of water. The source of life on earth.
Havens of Medvednica
Hiking on Medvednica is a favorite activity of many people of Zagreb, as well as daring adventurers from all over Croatia and beyond.
Green city oases
The people of Zagreb have always loved nature, enjoyed its charms, and lived in accordance with its principles. It is therefore not surprising that they incorporated nature into the structure of this city and that its streets and squares are intertwined with real green oases.
“I read by touch” – unique Zagreb souvenirs that raise awareness towards blind and visually impaired people
The URIHO institution for professional rehabilitation and employment of persons with disabilities is one of the main pillars of those who live daily with impairment or loss of physical and psychological functions and abilities.
Enjoy autumn on two wheels – cycling in Zagreb
Looking for the perfect activity in autumn for the whole family? Riding a bike is a great and sustainable choice, suitable for all generations. Cycling in Zagreb is possible both in and outside the city, allowing you to soak up all the autumn magic.
Medvednica in autumn colors – a perfect opportunity for a family outing
Autumn has ushered in the city and nature, immersing the mountain over Zagreb in shades of gold and covering its streets with a rustling blanket of dry leaves.
Zero waste – A Movement for Earth's better future
Take, produce, throw away. Whether it's food, clothing, shoes, cosmetics, household items or electronic devices, on a daily basis we accumulate waste that is suffocating our planet.
Zagreb is the second greenest city in Europe!
Sometimes we are not aware of the importance of green spaces in urban areas.
Croatian project to preserve drinking water sources, which is here to prove that an initiative from small Croatia can change the world.
A city that encourages entrepreneurship and supports entrepreneurs to turn their business ideas into competitive products – that’s Zagreb.
Citizens of Zagreb enjoy free access to wireless Internet in public spaces.
Easy access destination
People with disabilities are the largest minority group of tourists in the world.
Sustainable lifestyle, ecology and nature have found their place in various elements of our lives: from the food we eat, and the products we buy to our daily habits and thoughts.
Mobile applications and websites
We live a fast-paced life and search for information online when we are sitting on the tram, when eating lunch or waiting for a friend to join us for coffee.
Unique, diverse and delicious
Since ancient times, Zagreb has been tightly connected to the hills and plains that surround it.
Perhaps one of the most important symbols of sustainability are new methods of transportation.
The capital of Croatia is also its technology hub - it is home to 80% of the domestic IT industry.
Art is no longer confined to institutions. Art goes out into the streets and becomes visible and accessible to everyone.