From the Old Town of Zagreb, across medieval Medvedgrad castle to Sljeme peak 1031m (Medvednica Nature park), we shall learn about the story of Zagreb, hike through green forests of Medvednica, drink fresh water from mountain streams and taste local mountaineering cuisine. In the end, we will flavor it all with some great views to northwest Croatia from the top od Medvednica hill. A day of activity & variety on 2 feet!
320,00 kn per person*
*min 8 pax
Optional add-ons (info upon request):
Number of days walking: 1
Level: easy to moderate
Distance and duration: 14 km (8,7 miles) / 6h-7h (including cultural stops)
Terrain: occasionally steep but soft ground paths & some asphalt (Old Town)
Eating & drinking
All breakfasts are included throughout. This program will give you a chance to taste the gastronomical variety of different Croatian regions – from the light Mediterranean cuisine in Biograd na moru and Starigrad to the strong cuisine of the green Croatian continent – everything from the sea and river fish, calamari and squids to the lamb and veal meat, potatoes, cheese, local grown vegetables and fruits.
Vaccinations and Visa
Visas are not required by the following nationalities: British and other EU countries, Nationals of Australia, New Zealand, United States and Canada. Other nationalities should check with the relevant authorities. There are no specific health risks.
This program is dedicated to nature lovers who like to do medium difficulty walks, usually up to a 12-13km distance, with an altitude difference of a maximum of 750m (mostly up to 500m). Trails vary from rugged rocky limestone terrains to dense forests and easy paths following the lakes and rivers of the national parks.
Some hiking experience is desirable, although anyone with a reasonable level of fitness can do the program.
If you have any queries about the difficulty of the trip please do not hesitate to contact us
Weather & seasonality
This tour takes you from the capital of Zagreb to the seaside through 3 National parks. 3 different climates will offer something for everyone. If you like green forest paths, or rocky mountains, beautiful beaches or walks in the big cities in this program you will find everything. Climate can be various but our tours are run in periods when the weather is usually stable, be sure to be ready for sun & rain. Warmer clothes for the Plitvice lakes and National Park Paklenica (depend on the date of traveling), but also a hat and sunglasses for the strong Adriatic sun.
29 years of experience in the organization of hiking programs in Croatia and around the world, combined with a team of well-versed tour guides who are passionate about nature and cultural and historical heritage, this is the recipe that results in every tour concocted in the VMD adventure lab being a successful ‘experiment’. Let us introduce you to the secrets of adventurous Croatia in a safe and interesting way! More about our tour leaders and the office crew here: VMD GUIDESContact