The land of green hills, fairytale castles and picturesque landscapes

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Day 1 (Zagreb – arrival)
You will be met at Zagreb airport by your personal driver and taken to your hotel. After you settle in, you have free time either to relax or explore and walk through the city on your own.

Day 2 (City Centre & Trakošćan Castle)
Once you had your breakfast you will start your morning guided tour of Zagreb. You will begin at Ban Jelacic Square, from which you will walk up Tkalciceva Street, all the way to the Cathedral, St. Mark’s Church and Stone Gates. You will be captivated by these architectural wonders, through which you will get to know the culture and history of this beautiful city. After exploring the Upper and Lower Town, you will have a lunch break at a local restaurant with traditional Zagreb food. You will continue your trip onwards to Trakošćan Castle, which is an hour and a half far away from Zagreb, through green hills, picturesque landscapes, passing fairy tale castles and vineyards. Trakošćan castle is located at the top of a hill and is one of the most beautiful in Croatia, as you will discover when exploring it. After sightseeing around the castle and its landscape, you will head back to Zagreb, where you will have a free evening to explore the city’s vibrant life, wander the streets or have drinks in the city centre.

Day 3 (Osijek)
Early in the morning, after breakfast, you will leave the hotel in Zagreb and start your trip to Slavonia, in the eastern part of Croatia. Your first stop and home for the next few days will be Osijek, which is the 4th biggest city in Croatia. The drive to Osijek takes around two and a half hours, through the mesmerizing countryside of Slavonia with high mountains, green fields and forests. After arriving in Osijek, you will be taken to your hotel to settle in and then you will have lunch in a traditional Slavonian restaurant. After lunch, you will have a sightseeing tour of Osijek’s main attractions, such as the Museum of Slavonia, Fortress of Osijek, Cathedral of St. Peter, King Tomislav Park and a walk along the Drava River Promenade. After the tour, you can continue walking along the promenade or have drinks by the river Drava and enjoy the view of the city.

Day 4 (Valpovo Castle)
After breakfast in your hotel in Osijek, you will start your day trip to Valpovo, which is a small city in Slavonia, 30 minutes away from Osijek. Our first stop is going to be at the Castle Prandau-Normann, which is one of the oldest and biggest castles in Slavonia. The complex consists of a medieval tower, baroque chapels on either side, courtyard chapels, an inner courtyards and central palace. The castle architecture is mesmerizing, not only from the inside, but also the land surrounding it. After the tour of the castle, you will have a lunch break in one of the restaurants in Valpovo, to taste all of the delicacies that Slavonia offers. After lunch, you will have some free time to explore the city or to relax with a cup of coffee, after which you will go back to Osijek, so you can experience the city in the late afternoon.

Day 5 (Našice & Kutjevo)
Early in the morning, after breakfast, you will start your journey to the city of Našice, where you will visit the famous Pejačević Castle. After a 50 minute drive, you will arrive in front of this magnificent castle, based in the city park and named after the noble family, Pejačević. The castle itself is not the same as it was years ago; it was smaller and not so rich in architectural decorations. The castle is significant for being the base of the German army during World War II, as well as being their military hospital. After exploring the castle’s interior, you will go to a local restaurant for lunch and try some of the dishes that Našice offers. Afterwards you will continue to the city of Kutjevo, 30 minutes away from Našice, where you will visit the famous castle of Kutjevo. The castle is a protected architectural heritage monument and it is one of the most beautiful baroque castles in this part of Croatia. The park that surrounds the castle has protected status due to the unique trees growing there. You can explore the castle and all of the attractions then later you will head back to Osijek, where you can spend free time enjoying the city.

Day 6 (Zagreb)
In the morning you will have free time to explore Osijek. You can enjoy walking along the stone streets or just relax having a coffee in the main square, as after you have had lunch at one of the restaurants serving traditional Slavonian food, you will head back to Zagreb. When you arrive in Zagreb and settle in your hotel, you will be able to enjoy the city and have time to explore some of the sights on your own.

Day 7 (Zagreb – departure)
The last day of this tour will be at leisure for you to have some free time in Zagreb, depending on how much time you will have before departure of your flight. You will be taken to the airport by your driver to be at the airport around 2 hours before your international flight, as you can do the check-in and find your gate for departure, so you don’t have to rush to your flight.

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