7-Day Croatia Road Trip from Zagreb to Durmanec

Žumberak and Samobor Mountains, Općina Krašić, Zagreb County, Croatia
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Starts in
Zagreb
Ends in
Zagreb
Duration
7 days & 6 nights
Available
All Year

Description

Have the adventure of a lifetime with this 7-day road trip through Croatia.

This incredible self-drive vacation package will take you through the best destinations in Croatia. Your road trip will enable you to discover the country's most popular attractions and restaurants in Zagreb and Durmanec.

We'll help you experience the best 7 days in Croatia you can imagine, so you can leave happy and inspired.

Upon arriving in Croatia at Zagreb, you’ll collect the rental vehicle of your choice. From there, you’ll be off to take in some of the best travel destinations in Croatia, including the stunning Museum of Contemporary Art and Mimara.

You’ll have your choice of the country's best hotels and places to stay throughout your road trip, suitable for all budgets. For example, in the city of Zagreb, you could choose to stay at a popular hotel like the 3-star Rooms Sobe ZG. No matter which price range you’re looking for, our local experts will assist you in finding the best stay option for your visit.

Your road trip will bring you close to the best attractions and most incredible sights, such as the magnificent Zagreb Central Mosque in the city of Zagreb. Enjoy top travel destinations like the amazing Museum of Arts and Crafts, Zagreb and Meteorological Post.

From the spectacular Church of the Holy Cross in the city of Zagreb to the unforgettable Ban Josip Jelačić Statue in the city of Zagreb, you'll experience the best the area has to offer on your self-drive road trip through Croatia.

Add tours and tickets to each day of your trip to make the most of your time in Croatia. You’ll have the opportunity to choose from the best tours and activities that your travel destinations have to offer, meaning you’ll never have a boring moment on your road trip through Croatia.

Your travel plan itinerary also gives you plenty of time to shop at the best markets in Croatia, where you'll browse souvenirs you can take home to memorialize your road trip.

You’ll return home having experienced the very best of everything Croatia has to offer.

You can customize each day of your road trip vacation itinerary with flexible trip planning before and after booking. Enjoy the benefits of exploring all these great attractions at your own speed.

Your travel plan includes everything you need to experience the best of Croatia. You’ll be booked at the best hotels for 6 nights, with plenty of top-rated breakfast and restaurant options nearby. We'll provide you with the best car rental for 6 days during your self-drive road trip, including CDW insurance.

You’ll have access to 24/7 travel support, a personal travel agent, and a step-by-step guide via our flexible mobile app. All taxes are included in your vacation package price. You can choose and add your flight preferences as needed. You can also add tours and tickets to your itinerary each day.

The best services in Croatia fill up quickly, so book your spot early. Select a date and start planning your self-drive road trip in Croatia today!

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Included

6 nights hotel
Breakfast
7 days car rental
CDW Insurance
Step-by-step guide
Personal travel agent
24/7 travel support

Destinations

Zagreb - city in CroatiaZagreb
Grad Krapina - city in CroatiaGrad Krapina

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Attractions

Museum of Contemporary ArtMuseum of Contemporary Art
Mimara, Mimara, Gradska četvrt Donji grad, Zagreb, City of Zagreb, CroatiaMimara
Zagreb Central Mosque
Ban Josip Jelačić Statue
St Mark's ChurchSt Mark's Church
Lotrščak TowerLotrščak Tower
Museum of Broken RelationshipsMuseum of Broken Relationships
Stone GateStone Gate
Cathedral of Zagreb, Gradska četvrt Gornji grad - Medveščak, Zagreb, City of Zagreb, CroatiaCathedral of Zagreb
Park RibnjakPark Ribnjak
Croatian Society of Fine Artists, Gradska četvrt Donji grad, Zagreb, City of Zagreb, CroatiaCroatian Society of Fine Artists
Maksimir Park, Maksimir, Zagreb, City of Zagreb, CroatiaPark Maksimir
Art Park Zagreb
BundekBundek City Park
Fountains
Botanical Garden of the Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb, Mimara, Gradska četvrt Donji grad, Zagreb, City of Zagreb, CroatiaBotanical Garden of the Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb
Nikola Tesla Technical Museum, MO "Antun Mihanović", Gradska četvrt Trešnjevka - sjever, Zagreb, City of Zagreb, CroatiaNikola Tesla Technical Museum
Zoo Zagreb, Maksimir, Zagreb, City of Zagreb, CroatiaZoo Zagreb
The birth house of Josip Broz Tito, Općina Kumrovec, Krapina-Zagorje County, CroatiaThe birth house of Josip Broz Tito
"Old Village" Kumrovec, Općina Kumrovec, Krapina-Zagorje County, Croatia"Old Village" Kumrovec
Dvor Veliki Tabor, Općina Desinić, Krapina-Zagorje County, CroatiaDvor Veliki Tabor
Krapina Neanderthal Museum, Grad Krapina, Krapina-Zagorje County, CroatiaKrapina Neanderthal Museum
Kipišće Lake
King Tomislav Square, Centar, Samobor, Grad Samobor, Zagreb County, CroatiaKing Tomislav Square
Samobor Castle, Gornji kraj - Hamor, Samobor, Grad Samobor, Zagreb County, CroatiaSamobor Castle
Žumberak and Samobor Mountains, Općina Krašić, Zagreb County, CroatiaŽumberak and Samobor Mountains
Ecopark Krašograd
Museum of Arts and Crafts, Zagreb, Mimara, Gradska četvrt Donji grad, Zagreb, City of Zagreb, CroatiaMuseum of Arts and Crafts, Zagreb
Meteorological Post

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Travel dates
Mar 1 - Mar 7

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2

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Day 1

Day 1 in Zagreb - Arrival Day

  • Zagreb - Arrival Day
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  • Museum of Contemporary Art
  • Mimara
  • Zagreb Central Mosque
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Your amazing road trip adventure in Croatia begins when you reach the incredible city of Zagreb. There, you'll have your choice of the best hotels and places to stay.

We also recommend the best 3-star hotels, like the Rooms Sobe ZG.

If these hotels are not available during your trip to the city of Zagreb, our system will automatically help you find the best hotel for your stay.

Zagreb has many popular destinations you can explore. You could visit attractions like the incredible Museum of Contemporary Art. This attraction is an art museum and has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 3,128 visitors.

Mimara is another popular attraction in the city of Zagreb. This unforgettable attraction is an art museum and is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 2,073 visitors.

Another favorite attraction in the city of Zagreb is Zagreb Central Mosque. This outstanding travel destination has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,710 visitors.

When you’re ready for dinner, we recommend you try one of the best restaurants in the city of Zagreb, mekPer's. The restaurant is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 5,654 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Zagreb is mekPer's. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 5,654 customers.

Locals recommend Restaurant Zelen Dvor as one of the best restaurants in the city of Zagreb. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 2,571 customers.

Zagreb also has several great bars that will fit all travel budgets. One of the best bars in the city of Zagreb is Vintage Industrial Bar. This bar has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 4,500 customers.

Another of the best bars in the city of Zagreb is Vintage Industrial Bar. This bar is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 4,500 customers.

Locals also enjoy Hub Cooltura Pub. This bar has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 2,249 customers.

Enjoy toasting the start of your 7-day vacation in Croatia!

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Day 2

Day 2 in Zagreb

  • Zagreb
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  • Ban Josip Jelačić Statue
  • St Mark's Church
  • Lotrščak Tower
  • Museum of Broken Relationships
  • Stone Gate
  • More

On day 2 of your road trip, you’ll explore the area around the region of City of Zagreb. You’ll be able to visit amazing attractions, like the incredible Ban Josip Jelačić Statue, St. Mark's Church, Lotrščak Tower, and many more.

One of the best travel destinations in the region of City of Zagreb is Ban Josip Jelačić Statue. This incredible attraction has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 18,451 visitors.

St. Mark's Church is another popular attraction you'll visit in the region of City of Zagreb. This spectacular attraction is rated 4.6 out of 5 stars by 3,586 visitors.

Another of the best travel destinations you can visit in the region of City of Zagreb is Lotrščak Tower. This amazing attraction is a fortified tower and is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 2,948 visitors.

Beyond the above-mentioned attractions, you also have the opportunity to visit the outstanding Museum of Broken Relationships. This museum and place of interest is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 5,519 visitors.

If you’re keen to explore even more, then consider a visit to the fantastic Stone Gate. This city gate is a popular attraction with an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 5,221 visitors.

When you’re done exploring for the day, you’ll drive to your accommodation in the city of Zagreb.

We recommend eating at one of the best restaurants in the city of Zagreb, like Dubravkin put. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,365 customers.

Dubravkin put is another of the best restaurant options in the city of Zagreb. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,365 customers.

Locals enjoy Cheese Bar, one of the most popular restaurants in the city of Zagreb. The restaurant has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,097 customers.

After dinner, visit one of the best bars in the city of Zagreb, Swanky Monkey Garden. This bar is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 2,237 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar that locals recommend, like Swanky Monkey Garden. This bar has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 2,237 customers.

Dubravkin put is another of the best bars in the city of Zagreb. This bar is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,365 customers.

Raise your glass and relax after another big day of your road trip adventure through Croatia!

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Day 3

Day 3 in Zagreb

  • Zagreb
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  • Cathedral of Zagreb
  • Park Ribnjak
  • Croatian Society of Fine Artists
  • Park Maksimir
  • Art Park Zagreb
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On day 3 of your road trip, you’ll explore the area around the region of City of Zagreb. You’ll be able to visit amazing attractions, like the incredible Cathedral of Zagreb, Park Ribnjak, Croatian Association of Fine Artists, and many more.

One of the best travel destinations in the region of City of Zagreb is Cathedral of Zagreb. This incredible attraction is a catholic cathedral and has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 15,952 visitors.

Park Ribnjak is another popular attraction you'll visit in the region of City of Zagreb. This spectacular attraction is rated 4.6 out of 5 stars by 3,774 visitors.

Another of the best travel destinations you can visit in the region of City of Zagreb is Croatian Association of Fine Artists. This amazing attraction is an art gallery and is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,722 visitors.

Beyond the above-mentioned attractions, you also have the opportunity to visit the outstanding Park Maksimir. This park and place of interest is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 16,430 visitors.

If you’re keen to explore even more, then consider a visit to the fantastic Art Park Zagreb. This park is a popular attraction with an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 2,477 visitors.

When you’re done exploring for the day, you’ll drive to your accommodation in the city of Zagreb.

We recommend eating at one of the best restaurants in the city of Zagreb, like Restoran Vegehop. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 760 customers.

Restoran Vegehop is another of the best restaurant options in the city of Zagreb. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 760 customers.

Locals enjoy Vinodol, one of the most popular restaurants in the city of Zagreb. The restaurant has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 4,410 customers.

After dinner, visit one of the best bars in the city of Zagreb, Valhalla beer bar. This bar is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,010 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar that locals recommend, like Valhalla beer bar. This bar has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,010 customers.

Roots - juice & cocktail bar is another of the best bars in the city of Zagreb. This bar is rated an average of 4.9 out of 5 stars by 800 customers.

Raise your glass and relax after another big day of your road trip adventure through Croatia!

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Day 4

Day 4 in Zagreb

  • Zagreb
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  • Bundek City Park
  • Fountains
  • Botanical Garden of the Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb
  • Nikola Tesla Technical Museum
  • Zoo Zagreb
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On day 4 of your road trip, you’ll explore the area around the region of City of Zagreb. You’ll be able to visit amazing attractions, like the incredible Bundek City Park, Zagreb Fountains, Botanical Garden of the Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb, and many more.

One of the best travel destinations in the region of City of Zagreb is Bundek City Park. This incredible attraction is a lake and has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 14,221 visitors.

Zagreb Fountains is another popular attraction you'll visit in the region of City of Zagreb. This spectacular attraction is rated 4.5 out of 5 stars by 2,055 visitors.

Another of the best travel destinations you can visit in the region of City of Zagreb is Botanical Garden of the Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb. This amazing attraction is a park and is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 5,881 visitors.

Beyond the above-mentioned attractions, you also have the opportunity to visit the outstanding Nikola Tesla Technical Museum. This museum and place of interest is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 4,666 visitors.

If you’re keen to explore even more, then consider a visit to the fantastic Zoo Zagreb. This zoo is a popular attraction with an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 21,380 visitors.

When you’re done exploring for the day, you’ll drive to your accommodation in the city of Zagreb.

We recommend eating at one of the best restaurants in the city of Zagreb, like Boban. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 3,445 customers.

Boban is another of the best restaurant options in the city of Zagreb. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 3,445 customers.

Locals enjoy Submarine Burger Frankopanska, one of the most popular restaurants in the city of Zagreb. The restaurant has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 2,795 customers.

After dinner, visit one of the best bars in the city of Zagreb, Booze and Blues. This bar is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 848 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar that locals recommend, like Booze and Blues. This bar has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 848 customers.

A’e Craft Bar is another of the best bars in the city of Zagreb. This bar is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 705 customers.

Raise your glass and relax after another big day of your road trip adventure through Croatia!

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Day 5

Day 5 in Krapina-Zagorje and Durmanec

  • Grad Krapina
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  • The birth house of Josip Broz Tito
  • "Old Village" Kumrovec
  • Dvor Veliki Tabor
  • Krapina Neanderthal Museum
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Day 5 of your road trip through Croatia gives you the opportunity to experience two places in one day. You’ll be able to choose how much time you want to spend in each area, where you’ll have the chance to visit attractions like the unforgettable The birth house of Josip Broz Tito, "Old Village" Kumrovec, Dvor Veliki Tabor, and many more.

One of the best places to visit in Krapina-Zagorje County is the amazing The birth house of Josip Broz Tito. This attraction is a museum that is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,764 visitors.

You could also stop at the incredible municipality of croatia, "Old Village" Kumrovec. This popular museum and travel destination has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,845 visitors.

The spectacular Krapina Neanderthal Museum is another popular attraction you can visit today. This fascinating attraction has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 4,553 visitors. The tour allows curious travelers like you to have an unforgettable experience exploring some of Croatia’s best spots. This is just one of the many experiences you can include in your travel plan to add flavor to your road trip in Croatia. So make sure to check it out or browse other top-rated options.

At the end of the day, you will drive to the city of Durmanec, where you will have access to the best hotels and places to stay.

You can also stay at one of the best 4-star hotel. The hotel Apartmani Šalković is a luxurious place to stay in the city of Durmanec.

After a long day of driving and exploring, we recommend you try Restoran Zagorka, one of the best restaurants in the city of Durmanec. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 175 customers.

Raise your glass in celebration of your incredible road trip adventure through Croatia!

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Day 6

Day 6 in Zagreb

  • Zagreb
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  • Kipišće Lake
  • King Tomislav Square
  • Samobor Castle
  • Žumberak and Samobor Mountains
  • Ecopark Krašograd
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Day 6 of your road trip through Croatia gives you the opportunity to experience two places in one day. You’ll be able to choose how much time you want to spend in each area, where you’ll have the chance to visit attractions like the unforgettable Kipišće Lake, King Tomislav Square, Samobor Castle, and many more.

One of the best places to visit in Zagreb County is the amazing Kipišće Lake. This attraction is a park that is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 1,086 visitors.

You could also stop at the incredible King Tomislav Square. This popular castle and travel destination has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,700 visitors.

The spectacular Žumberak and Samobor Mountains is another popular attraction you can visit today. This fascinating attraction has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars from 3,119 visitors.

If you’re keen to explore even more, then consider a visit to the fantastic Ecopark Krašograd. This attraction is a popular park that has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 3,240 visitors. The tour allows curious travelers like you to have an unforgettable experience exploring some of Croatia’s best spots. This is just one of the many experiences you can include in your travel plan to add flavor to your road trip in Croatia. So make sure to check it out or browse other top-rated options.

At the end of the day, you will drive to the city of Zagreb, where you will have access to the best hotels and places to stay.

One of the best hotel options in the city of Zagreb is the 3-star Rooms Sobe ZG.

After a long day of driving and exploring, we recommend you try Harat's Pub, one of the best restaurants in the city of Zagreb. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 2,602 customers.

Locals also recommend Harat's Pub as one of the best restaurants in the city of Zagreb. Harat's Pub is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 2,602 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Zagreb is Stari Fijaker. This restaurant has been rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 2,114 customers.

After dinner, visit Krolo, which is considered one of the best bars in the city of Zagreb. This bar is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 520 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar like Krolo. This bar has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 520 customers.

Alternatively, Pivnica Medvedgrad Ilica is one of the best bars that locals recommend in the city of Zagreb. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 4,156 customers.

Raise your glass in celebration of your incredible road trip adventure through Croatia!

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Day 7

Day 7 in Zagreb - Departure Day

  • Zagreb - Departure Day
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  • Museum of Arts and Crafts, Zagreb
  • Meteorological Post
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Day 7 of your road trip in Croatia is your departure day. This is your chance to catch one last glimpse of Zagreb before saying goodbye to this wonderful destination. When you have time to explore the area before you make your way home, we recommend visiting some of the following attractions.

Museum of Arts and Crafts, Zagreb is an extraordinary attraction you could visit to enjoy your last day in Zagreb. This museum and popular site of interest has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,460.

If you're interested in seeing something else, the Meteorological Post is another great option. This attraction certainly lives up to its reputation for its 4.7 out of 5-star rating from 1,501 reviews.

You can also stop at Church of the Holy Cross church to capture the beauty and wonder of Zagreb one last time. This outstanding attraction is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 1,309.

Your accommodation will also be strategically located for some last-minute shopping in the city of Zagreb before you conclude your short European break.

You’ll then say farewell to Croatia and begin your journey home, now filled with memories of unforgettable experiences in Croatia!

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