Zagreb, Croatia

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Time10 hours (Approx.)
TransportHotel pickup offered
TicketMobile ticket
Offered in: English

Overview

Visit Tito’s birthplace, Trakoscan Castle, and the baroque city of Varazdin on a 10-hour tour from Zagreb that explores centuries of Croatian history and culture. This tour includes entrance fees and round-trip transport from your Zagreb hotel, and it’s limited to 8 people for a personalized experience.
  • Full-day history tour from Zagreb
  • Visit a museum that preserve's Tito's birthplace
  • Tour a 13th-century castle by a forest lake
  • Walk through a baroque city
  • Entrance fees included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off in Zagreb
  • Small-group tour
Start with 8:30am pickup at your hotel in Zagreb, then travel to the village of Kumrovec, the birthplace of Josip Broz Tito, who was the Marshal of Yugoslavia until his death in 1980. Learn about the leader’s background, life, and achievements in the Staro Selo Museum, which preserves Tito’s birthplace along with a collection of restored houses that offer a fascinating glimpse of traditional life in Croatia.

The next stop of the day is Trakoscan Castle, a hilltop fortification that was established in the 13th century, with picture-perfect views across a forest and lake. Explore collections of weapons, paintings, furniture, and books from throughout the castle’s long history, and if desired, you can take a boat ride on the adjoining lake.

Continue to the city of Varaždin, often called Croatia’s “Little Vienna” for its beautifully preserved baroque architecture. Take a walking tour through the town, where you’ll find a city museum, parks, and gardens, along with a beautiful cemetery with gracious, tree-lined alleys. Following your time in Varaždin, make the return trip to Zagreb, where this tour concludes with drop-off at your hotel.

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S
, Jul 2018

We found this an interesting and relaxing day. Dino was our tour guide. He was both friendly and knowledgeable, flexible on the exact detail of the day while also ensuring we saw everything we could. We loved an additional stop at the start of the tour to see a monument to the person who wrote the national anthem with pipes to play the tune nearby. Kumrovec was a lovely heritage village as well as the birthplace of Tito.Trakoscan Castle was impressive on the outside with a nice walk up to it the inside exhibits weren't particularly interesting to us but good to see and we were only there perhaps three-quarters of an hour so that was fine. Varazdin was a nice wander in a well kept town with an historic and local feel. All in all a gentle day that made a change from our usual busier sightseeing pace - all from a comfortable air conditioned vehicle with a perfect guide. I think you can book this tour with Kumrovec but we found that a good part of the tour. Additionally it is a visit outside Zagreb without going miles.

l
, Sep 2017

The tour guide was more like a driver.
He let us wonder by our self in Kumrovec and Trakoscan Castle without even telling about audio guide availability.

M
, Sep 2016

Excellent driver and guide Dino and friend, very knowledgeable and enthusiastic about their homeland. Very informative and full of little tidbits about Zagreb. Made the tour very enjoyable despite the rain that arrived just as we were to visit Varazdin!


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