6 days in Zagreb & Plitvice Lakes National Park Itinerary

6 days in Zagreb & Plitvice Lakes National Park Itinerary

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Zagreb
— 3 nights
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Plitvice Lakes National Park
— 2 nights

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Zagreb

— 3 nights

Little Vienna

Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Spend the 30th (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Upper Town (Gornji Grad), pick up some local products at Dolac Market, admire the landmark architecture of Cathedral of the Assumption, and make a trip to Tkalciceva.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Zagreb holiday tool.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Zagreb. In March, daytime highs in Zagreb are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can drive to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

Things to do in Zagreb

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Plitvice Lakes National Park

— 2 nights
Plitvice Lakes National Park, a World Heritage Site, showcases 16 crystalline lakes connected by waterfalls.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Thu): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Plitvice Lakes National Park, explore the activities along Burgeti Lakes, then Head underground at Barac Caves, and finally explore the activities along Gavanovac Lake. On the next day, take in the dramatic scenery at Veliki Slap, then contemplate the waterfront views at The Upper Lakes, and then admire the sheer force of The Lower Lakes.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Plitvice Lakes National Park travel route planning website.

You can drive from Zagreb to Plitvice Lakes National Park in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and taxi.

Things to do in Plitvice Lakes National Park

Parks · Nature