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From 26th November 2016 to 8th January 2017


Come and see for yourself why is the Croatian capital visited by an increasing numbers of tourists during the time of Advent; get to know its idyllic side and partake in themed programmes which take place on the streets and squares around the city centre. 


During the time of Advent, Zagreb offers a special atmosphere which simply must be experienced. An ever growing number of tourists choose the capital of Croatia as their destination at that time of year as good fun is had by all literally every step of the way. The city streets and squares invite you to let your hair down and partake in singing, dancing, and other kinds of entertainment with family and friends. You can also sample traditional delicacies alfresco or enjoy themed programmes which take you down memory lane.

Best hotels for Christmas

in Zagreb

Esplanade hotel Zagreb

Esplanade Hotel ★★★★★

From €112 / night

Near the Main Train Station

Wellness centre, staff, location


hotel dubrovnik zagreb

Hotel Dubrovnik ★★★★

From €95 / night

Set on Zagreb’s Main Square

Perfect location, parking, pets allowed


sheraton hotel Zagreb

Sheraton Hotel ★★★★★

From €95 / night

500 m from the Main Train Station

Wellness centre, parking, staff


Jagerhorn hotel zagreb

Hotel Jagerhorn ★★★

From €80 / night

Situated in the main pedestrian street

Perfect location, great staff


hotel 9 zagreb

Hotel 9 ★★★★

From €84 / night

1.7 km from the  city centre

Great staff, modern furniture, clean


westin zagreb

The Westin ★★★★★

From €112 / night

Situated in the heart of Zagreb

Wellness centre, city view, location


Tours & Activities

in Zagreb

Christmas in Zagreb

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Top things to do

for Christmas in Zagreb

Advent on the main square and on Zrinjevac square

Zagreb Christmas Market
Zagreb Tourist Board

The centre stages, featuring a diverse musical programme, will be in Zagreb’s main square of Ban Josip Jelačić and the nearby Zrinjevac Park. From November 28th until the beginning of January, Zagreb’s most beautiful park will also feature dance events, while traditional delicacies as well as original gifts and local souvenirs typical of Zagreb will be on sale at numerous stands aligning the park promenade.


Visit the traditional Christmas fair

Zagreb Christmas Market
Zagreb Tourist Board

The traditional Christmas Fair will take place during Advent in the streets surrounding the Jelačić Square, and the young ones can take a ride in the Jolly Christmas Tram with Santa Clause, fairies, elves and many other cheerful characters. All the visitors will have the opportunity to enjoy the somewhat-forgotten specialties of Zagreb, warm up with a cup of hot chocolate or mulled wine, or buy unique souvenirs and Christmas decorations for their loved ones.

Fooling Around by the Funicular

Zagreb Christmas Market
Zagreb tourist board

Advent will bring a holiday atmosphere to many other streets and squares, each telling their own story and each offering entertainment to suit various tastes. Among them is the cultural-entertainment programme “Fooling Around by the Funicular”, which will take place along Tomićeva Street. It will take visitors back to the 1950s with its gastronomic offer and cultural-musical repertoire.


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