7 days in Plitvice Lakes National Park & Zagreb Itinerary

7 days in Plitvice Lakes National Park & Zagreb Itinerary

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Plitvice Lakes National Park

Plitvice Lakes National Park, a World Heritage Site, showcases 16 crystalline lakes connected by waterfalls.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Rastoke. Start off your visit on the 30th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Rastoke and then Head underground at Barac Caves.

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Zagreb to Plitvice Lakes National Park is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Zagreb.

Things to do in Plitvice Lakes National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

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Zagreb

— 6 nights

Little Vienna

Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Get outdoors at Medvednica and Jarun Lake. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Upper Town (Gornji Grad) and Mirogoj Cemetery. And it doesn't end there: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of the Assumption, stop by Vinoteka Vintesa, and see the interesting displays at Museum of Broken Relationships.

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You can drive from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Zagreb in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. November in Zagreb sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 3°C at night. On the 6th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Zagreb

Parks · Shopping · Historic Sites · Nature