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Cheap Flights, Holidays and City Breaks to Zagreb, Croatia from Ireland

If you want to explore a fascinating destination that combines Eastern and Western Europe, a holiday to Zagreb should be on the cards. Zagreb is the capital of Croatia and it is the largest city in Croatia. The city of Zagreb is divided into two parts. Gornji Grad (Upper Town) and Donji Grad (Lower Town). We offer flights, holidays and city breaks to Zagreb from Ireland at the best available rates so call us today if you want to see this amazing city.

Gornji Grad is where you will find historical structures, churches, restaurants, religious monuments, theatres and cinemas. Donji Grad attracts large numbers of tourists with museums, parks, shopping facilities and architectural monuments. Some attractions that are a little away from the centre of Zagreb are easily accessible by tram or by bus.

Zagreb culturally is a very old and traditional European city and today, Zagreb has maintained a lot of its medieval structure. Besides being a major commercial and economical centre, it is also developing into a famed tourist destination, as it is rich in medieval historical monuments, museums and art galleries. The city offers a lively nightlife, plenty of restaurants and cafes that serve world-wide cuisines, as well as various theatres and multiplexes that screen good quality films. There is so much to see and do in Zagreb, so check out our amazing deals on flights, holidays and city breaks to Zagreb from Ireland available all year round.

Why don’t you visit Zagreb Cathedral? Zagreb Cathedral is a Roman Catholic institution and it is the tallest building in Croatia. Its' spires can be seen from many locations in the city.

A trip to Zagreb Zoo should be on your itinerary list. It is a 7-hectare zoo located within Maksimir Park. It is one of three zoo parks in Croatia and it is definitely a must see for any visitor to Zagreb.

After your trip to Zagreb Zoo, you should make your way to the Zagreb City Museum, located in 20 Opaticka Street. It was established in 1907 by the Association of the Brethren of the Croatian Dragon. The museum deals with topics from the cultural, artistic, economic and the political history of Zagreb, which spans from Roman finds to the modern period.

In Zagreb, no tourist will ever be bored. The Croatian capital is jam-packed with discos, clubs, cafes, casinos and bars so call us today about out cheap flights, holidays and city breaks to Zagreb from Ireland. Zagreb is a tourist’s paradise where you can explore every nook and cranny. Every monument, religious architecture, parks in the city centre are easily accessible by foot. When in Zagreb, make your way to Ban Jelačić Square. It is the central square of the city of Zagreb and it is located below Zagreb’s old city cores Gradec and Kaptol in the centre of the Zagreb Downtown Pedestrian Zone.

For all you art enthusiasts, a visit to the Art Pavilion is a must. The Art Pavilion is located in the lower area of Zagreb, south of Nikola Šubić Zrinski Square and just north of the King Tomislav Square with Zagreb Central Station.  It is an amazing art gallery. The Pavilion, which was established in 1898, is the oldest gallery in Southeast Europe and it is the only purpose-built gallery in Zagreb that was designed specifically to accommodate large scale exhibitions.

If you’d like to visit other parts of Croatia, we can offer cheap Dubrovnik flights and holidays, or you could plan a Venice holiday during your stay in Zagreb.

For cheap flights, city breaks and holidays to Zagreb from Dublin, Cork and Shannon, call us today.

Information & Facts

Activities

Segway City Tour Zagreb

Blue Bike Zagreb Cycling Tour

Zagreb Walking Tour

Climate

The climate of Zagreb is classified as an oceanic climate, near the boundary of the humid continental climate. Zagreb has four separate seasons. Summers are warm, winters are cold, without a discernible dry season. The average temperature in winter is 0.5 degrees Celsius and the average temperature in summer is 22.0 degrees Celsius. Temperatures rise above 30 degrees Celsius on an average seventeen days each summer.

Eating Out

Zagreb offers a profusion of culinary delights, which draws inspiration from both the Northern and the Southern plains of Croatia, the Adriatic region, as well as from the legacy of the Ottoman, Austrian and Hungarian Empires.

Enjoy Zagreb’s tasty potato and scrumptious vegetarian dishes, or why not sample Zagreb seafood treats, fine cheeses. The list goes on and on and the choice is yours!!!!

Zagreb is also the home to a number of stylish international restaurants that you definitely have to try during your city break to this charming Croatian city.

Getting Around

By Tram: Trams are undeniably the best way to get around Zagreb - a (reduced) service even runs at night. There are 15 routes in Zagreb, and many stop either at Trg Bana Jelacica or at the main train station. Full details of the tram system can be found at the Zagreb Tram website.

Almost all visitors are puzzled as to how to obtain tickets for trams as they are not sold on-board: walk to the first newspaper kiosk and ask for a "tramvajska karta" (tram ticket) which are sold singly or in packs of ten. Once you board the tram, you must remember to validate your card in the machines.

By Bus: There is also an extensive bus service in the city, with a few routes also operating at night.

Tourist Bus:Zagreb's public transport system includes two tourist bus routes that operate on a hop-on/hop-off service. The red route operates in the heart of the city, whilst the green route operates on a much longer route, taking in places such as Maksimir and Lake Bundek. Both routes operate several times a day, although these (open-air) buses only run from May to October. Tickets cost 70 Kunas (€9) for adults or 35 Kunas (€4.50) for children seven years old and over for a full day. Tickets can be purchased from the driver.

Tourist Train: It's not really a train but a vehicle designed to resemble a train. It runs on a small route in the centre of Zagreb, starting and ending on Ban Jelacic Square. It runs every day at half past the hour from 9.30am to 7.30pm. Tickets cost 10 Kunas for adults and 5 Kuna for children.

Zagreb's Funicular Railway: The funicular railway is in fact the oldest public transport system in the city! Visit it for a ride (by Ilica in the Lower Town, or near the Lotrscak Tower in the Upper Town).

Kids Attractions

Zagreb City Zoo

Zagreb City Museum

Language

Croatian

Money

Croatian Kuna

Nightlife

The Croatian capital enjoys a deserved reputation for a riotous nightlife.Bars and Clubs are never short of a customer or two.

A good place to start any night is Tkalciceva street in Gornji Grad. It is a pretty thoroughway that boasts the city's highest concentration ofbars and cafes, which are perfect for taking in the capital at a slow pace. The Main Square of Zagreb also makes a decent place to begin the night, with a continental cafe vibe presiding and a chance to see the world go by.

Once however you've sampled the charms of Zagreb's Old Town you might want to visit some of its classier hangouts. Skola is definitely the place to head to during your Zagreb city break. A futuristic-retro joint, it was amongst the first to revolutionise Zagreb's bar scene with hip decor and cool tunes. The recent addition of a roof terrace has only added to its appeal. Meanwhile if you want to up the stakes a bit then Boban (opened by the former Croatian footballer himself) as well as the Hemingway Lounge Bar are the places where you will mingle with the rich and the beautiful.

Zagreb has so many nightclubs to offer also. A trip to Saloon and Sokol is a must as they are  two perennially popular hangouts that have provided the city of Zagreb with many a wild night out, whilst more alternative fun can be had at the Tvornica Club, which hosts all manner of live acts and shows, and cult fave Kset.

If you visit Zagreb during the summer months, be advised that the nightlife scene also makes its way to Lake Jarun, where fun, music, and drinks are all on offer.

Shopping

The heart of the Croatian capital Zagreb is where you will find so many famous world and Croatian designer clothes. During your tour of Zagreb, why not make your way to Gundulićeva and Frankopanska Streets and here you’ll find labels such as Max Mara, Lacoste, Tommy Hilfiger, Diesel. When you’re in the vicinity of the Flower Square, head down to Varšavska Street for Kenzo. For those of you who prefer shopping centres, you will be very happy indeed as you will find the Kaptol Centre, Importanne Galleria and the new Centar Cvjetni.

A day out in Zagreb cannot go without a sneak preview or taste of some local delicacies and a visit to a gift or antique store.

Sightseeing

Zagreb Cathedral

Zagreb Zoo

Zagreb City Museum

Ban Jelačić Square

Jarun 

Art Pavilion Zagreb

Mimara Musuem

Time

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