Zagreb Itinerary 2 Days

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Recent Itineraries for 2 Days in Zagreb

Here are the recent itineraries by tourists who have visited Zagreb. Stop wondering what to do for 2 days in Zagreb as these trip plans will help you decide easily. Select any of the customised itineraries and modify it according to your preference to have a great weekend in Zagreb.

2 Days in Zagreb - Perfect Weekend Guide

Zagreb, the capital of Croatia, is an intriguing city which is known for its Austro-Hungarian architecture, museums, and landmarks. Often overlooked by visitors who prefer the dazzling coastlines along the Adriatic Sea offered by numerous other popular destinations in Croatia, Zagreb is more of a contemporary tourist destination which is preferred by tourists who seek something more than that. Using this Zagreb Itinerary 2 Days, plan a fun-filled weekend getaway here!

How to spend 2 days in Zagreb?

Day 1 in Zagreb


Start off the morning with a visit to the Mirogoj Cemetery a popular landmark in the city which houses the tombs of many important Yugoslavian and Croatian musicians, artists, writers, and poets, in addition to the grave of Franjo Tuđman, Croatia’s first president following independence from Yugoslavia.


Green Horseshoe, a U-shaped system of city squares with parks in downtown Zagreb featuring fountains, monuments, and walkways lined with gardens, parks and flowers, can be the perfect place to spend an interesting afternoon in the city. You can begin your visit at the Jelačić Square, then walking south along Praska and making your way across Nikola Subic Zrinski Square, Square of Josip Juraj Strossmayer, King Tomislav Square, Ante Starcevic Square, Marko Marulic Square, Brothers Mazuranic Square, Marshal Tito Square, and ending at Roosevelt Square. At the Green Horseshoe, you can pay a visit to numerous interesting places and museums like The Croatian National Theatre, Ethnographic Museum, Croatian Academy of Arts and Science, the Botanical Garden, etc.


Spend the evening chilling at Tkalčićeva, a street which houses numerous charming and pretty houses, restaurants, and cafes.


Day 2 in Zagreb


Spend the second day of your trip exploring the Zagreb’s historic core by paying a visit to places like Octagon shopping gallery which is a majestic galley that houses various top-end stores that explain the history and story behind the products they sell, the Petra Preradović Square which is full of quaint cafes and markets, and the Funicular, a late-1800s funicular located on the slope of a steep hill which is an iconic landmark in Zagreb.


In the afternoon, explore Gradec, which is one of the original hill towns in the country. Here you will come across interesting sites such as the Croatian Museum of Naïve Art as well as eccentric places like the Museum of Broken Relationships. The Strossmayer Promenade, the Church of St. Catherine, St. Mark’s Square and Ban’s Palace are also some of the prominent attractions of this area. Do not forget to walk through the Stone Gate and pay a visit to the Zagreb Cathedral when in Gradec.


The area surrounding the Zagreb Cathedral is filled to the brim with various restaurants that promise an authentic Croatian gastronomical experience. So spend the last evening of your visit savouring lip-smacking food at any of these places.

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