Hedonistic wine and food cultural tour

      Approx. 9 hours
    Offered in: English 
    Max. People: 3
  Activity type: Walking, Driving and tasting

Overview

Spend a private day exploring the surroundings of Zagreb by visiting 3 unique destinations while tasting some delicious local food and exquisite wine.

Ever wondered where the man on the horse from Zagreb's main square used to live? Well, visit his vast estate and pay a tribute to count Josip Jelačić at his family's tomb. Take a breather after a walk and reward yourself with one of the most popular drinks in Croatia.

With help of an expert local guide and professional driver discover Samobor, a charming little town well-known for its rich history, gastronomy and baroque architecture. Walk it's cobbled streets and get to know the history of once an aristocratic estate. Dare to make a short 10 min hike to the ruin of the old town Samobor and enjoy a spectacular view of the surroundings. Afterwards enjoy lunch in a restaurant that has a tradition of 100-year-old hosting tradition.

And that is not the end. As a cherry on top, take a short drive to Plešivica region and get pampered by an award-winning winemaker. Trust us, the view of his vineyard is worth a million bucks!

Highlights

  • Visit 3 unique locations
  • Insightful stories about the legends of the Samobor Old Town
  • Historical overview of the area and Croatia
  • Private tour
  • Lunch
  • Wine tasting
  • Pickup and drop-off

Inclusion:

  • Transportation by air condition vehicles  
  • Private tour
  • Local licensed English speaking guide
  • Jelačić estate visit
  • Snacks and refreshments
  • Lunch
  • Tasting of 4 different wines
  • Old Town Samobor visit
  • Pickup and drop-off

Exclusion

  • Other food and drinks
  • Gratuities

Departure & Return

  • Anywhere in Zagreb that is accessible for pick up or Trg Nikola Subic Zrinski 2 (park Zrinjevac, next to the meteorological station-see image below) (click here for the location pin)
  • Departure Time 9:00 AM

Return Details

  • Returns to the original departure point.

What To Expect

Your driver guide will pick you up at your accommodation at 9:00 AM. As you drive to Jelačić estate, he will share an overview of areas history, with fun stories about Croatian life and culture.

Upon arrival to your first stop, you will start soaking up interesting stories about one of the most important man in Croatian history. Wandering through the estate you will get familiar with the life of the time and learn the purpose of the historically important buildings that still exist on the estate. One of the most impressive structure is definitely Jelačić family tomb that resembles one of the well-known landmarks of Zagreb.

After a walk through the estate we will have a short coffee/tea or gemišt break. Our journey will continue to Samobor where you will get to know a bit more about it by walking its charming streets. Of course, not to missed is the old town Samobor, a castle ruin situated above the modern day town. A short 10 min hike will ensure a breathtaking view of the surroundings as well as a mental projection of castle's importance in its prime.

At this point it will be time to treat ourselves with some local specialties served in a restaurant that exists at the same spot for nearly one hundred years. After lunch, we shall take a 30 minute scenic drive to our last stop of the day, a winery with an amazing view and an even better wine. Our host is a unique winemaker that undoubtedly will amaze you with his passion as well as his personal connection to his wines. Take a seat and enjoy this heavenly liquid. Return to Zagreb in early evening hours.

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at the time of booking
  • Your guide will be available to assist you throughout the entire trip
  • Please arrive at least 10 minutes earlier to the meeting point
  • Please let us know if you have any food allergies or special dietary needs
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Small group for a GREAT experience (maximum 3 participants)
  • A moderate amount of walking with some steep parts is involved

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. 

 

Price: from 210 €

Price varies by group size

  

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