The 5 must travel places in Continental Croatia

We bring you a unique 7-days itinerary of travel in Continental Croatia. Visting spa, nature and hidden small places while hiking and simply enjoying an active vacation. This tour is based on all-inclusive services. Enjoy!

WHAT TO EXPECT

1st Day, Sunday:
Zagreb
Arrival to Zagreb city and pick up from the airport. Afternoon Check in at the hotel (4*) in Zagreb. Short break and refreshments, you will meet with your local guide and start a 2-hour walking tour of Zagreb city. In the friendly company, we´ll explore the most interesting sights in upper and lower town. After the guided tour, it is your free time to explore the Capital and visit interesting offer of the restaurants and museums. Recommendation is to visit Museum of Illusions.

 

2nd Day, Monday:
Zagorje region
After the breakfast, we will spend a day in Zagorje region – also called the green gate of Croatia. It is an oasis of preserved nature, clean air, greenery and healing thermal waters. Zagorje is the largest Croatian thermal riviera, surrounded with the true archipelago of picturesque hills.
Visiting AQUAE VIVAE Krapinske SPA. Water warmth of the Aquae Vivae Zagorje has been giving hugs since the ancient Roman times. The waterpark extends to 18,000 m2 of which 1250 m2 are water area. It has 6 swimming pools, combined outdoor and indoor with 160 water attractions, massage chairs, waterfalls and geysers, a large indoor slide and a swimming pool with waves. Enjoy full day while swimming and relaxing. Recommendation is to experience Discovery dive and/or helicopter simulation. Reservation required in advance.
Ending a SPA day at the traditional restaurant called ”Vuglec Breg”. ”Vuglec Breg” is the result of the creative and romantic vision of the Vuglec family. The Vuglec family’s aim was to convert the heritage of their ancestors into a lasting value. The estate stretches over an area of 12 hectares and from the peak of the hill, which is at about 300 metres above sea level. Enjoy a magnificent view of the surrounding hills dotted with houses, cottages and churches.

 

3rd Day, Tuesday:
Moslavina region
Today, we will use the opportunity and escape from crowds by visiting Moslavina region. Only an hour and half driving from Zagreb, firstly, we will drop by the family estate for a honey snack (homegrown and eco-friendly), experiencing the tour of First bee hotel in Croatia and honey inhalation. Friendly hosts will meet you with history related story about beekeeping and preserving a sustainable and natural environment.
Continuing our day in nature via Podgarić village from where we´ll start our hiking tour. Moslavina region, in general, is a small rural area beautifully covered with agricultural fields, vineyards, and rustically houses. Among all, Moslavina hill is settled in the middle of the region. Within our hiking tour, we will walk about 4 hours through the forest, enjoying green colours and fresh air surrounding. We learn about the basics of hiking and along the way, we meet the history, legends related to this part of the untouched nature. During our hike, we will visit beautifully preserved archaeological remains such as Garić-grad, and walk to the highest peak on Moslavina hill called Humka (489 m).
After the hike, there is a well-deserved meal waiting for us at the local vinery. Recommendation is to taste a native variety of white vine that grows in the Moslavina region. Our night will be spent in Daruvar, a simple small rural town.

 

4th Day, Wednesday:
Slavonia region
For all nature lovers and for the ones who will just become one, a day at Croatian first Geopark – Papuk mountain is a great way to spend a day surrounded by trees, source of drinking water and waterfalls.
Formerly the bottom of the Pannonian Sea, today a mountain of special geological sights. Geopark Papuk is interesting for visitors from Croatia and abroad because of its natural beauties and significant landscape.
Upon arrival, your tour chaperone will briefly present basic information about this Nature Park, and then we are ready for a recreational walk via the Count`s educational path. The trail is only 2,3 km long, built in the most beautiful part of the forests part of the Park, next to the mountain house, lakes and the waterfall Skakvac. After the hike, we are in for a nice refreshment lunch at the Mountain Hut and free time to relax among the scent of the greenery of this special Slavonian mountain.
Travel takes us towards Osijek city. The capital of Slavonia region. Check in at the Guesthouse Maksimilian, free time and a cosy sleep before next day of rural adventure.

 

5th Day, Thursday:
Baranja region
After the breakfast, we continue our adventure by visiting the Baranja region. Our first stop will be Nature Park Kopački rit – also called the European Amazon. It represents a unique ecological oasis and gives a view of beautiful landscapes, specific plant life, rare fauna species, and rich fishing grounds. Because of its unique position, in between two rivers Drava and Danube, most of its surface is a floodplain. Its ecological significance depends on river dynamic; therefore, the surface looks always different. Here we will have a walking tour, a bit of free time for refreshments and a sightseeing while cruising on a small boat. After the Park, we will visit wine roads. Theme of wine in Baranja is a must! Visiting the oldest vine cellar Belje, having wine tasting, and exploring the 5 Century old cellars in the middle of the region. Next stop, will be the picturesque place called Zmajevac – one of the most authentic places known for its wine preserving in “surduk”. Visiting the traditional restaurant, having local menu lunch and of course, a bit more of wine tasting. Afterward, we will go back to Osijek where you have free time to explore and night out.

 

6th Day, Friday:
Today, we will have a guided tour of Osijek city. Your guide and host will take you to the Drava River, parks, city river port, St. Peter and Paul’s Cathedral and city centre. You’ll go back to your accommodation through the most beautiful secession street in Croatia – the European Avenue. After the walking tour, feel free to explore traditional restaurants in Osijek. Our recommendation is Slavonska kuća restaurant. Enjoy your free afternoon and night out.

 

7th Day, Saturday:
Srijem region
As a last day of our Croatia adventure, we will visit Vukovar city. Both of the cities are destinations on the famous Donau river and carry the important historical meaning. In Vukovar, we will visit Vučedol culture museum. The Vučedol archaeological site is located on the right bank of the Danube River. The first investigations of the site date back to 1897. This attractive location was first inhabited in about 6,000 B.C. at the time of the first famers, and more or less it was inhabited intensively through the whole of prehistory. After the historical exploration and meeting with the cultural heritage of Croatia, we will have a lunch on the cruising boat. Enjoy the view of Vukovar from Donau river. After our lunch, we will drive towards Zagreb where we say good by till the next time of our rural adventure in Croatia.

From 8 640 kn / 1 165 €

GROUP SIZE & PRICES:

Group of 4: 11 475 kn / 1 544 € per person

Group 5 – 6: 10 155 kn / 1 365 € per person

Group 7 – 8: 8 640 kn / 1 165 € per person

DURATION

7 days / 6 nights

THIS TOUR IS AVAILABLE:

During all year

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INCLUDED

  • TRANSFER AND DRIVER DURING ALL 7 DAYS VIA ALL DESTINATIONS PER PROGRAM
  • AIRPORT PICK UP ON THE ARRIVAL DAY
  • GUIDED WALKING TOUR IN ZAGREB
  • ACCOMMODATION WITH BREAKFAST IN ZAGREB FOR 2 NIGHTS
  • DAILY TICKETS FOR AQUAE VIVAE KRAPINSKE SPA
  • DINNER AT THE VUGLEC BREG ESTATE
  • HONEY SNACK AND A TOUR THE CROATIAN FIRST BEE HOTEL
  • HIKING TOUR ON MOSLAVINA HILL WITH LOCAL GUIDE
  • LATE LUNCH AT THE LOCAL VINERY IN MOSLAVINA REGION
  • ACCOMMODATION WITH BREAKFAST IN DARUVAR TOWN FOR 1 NIGHT
  • ENTRANCE TICKETS TO PAPUK GEO-PARK
  • TOUR CHAPERONE WHILE HIKING IN GEO-PARK PAPUK
  • LUNCH AT GEO-PARK PAPUK
  • ACCOMMODATION WITH BREAKFAST IN OSIJEK CITY FOR 3 NIGHTS
  • ENTRANCE TICKETS IN NATURE PARK KOPAČKI RIT
  • BOAT RIDE AT THE NATURE PARK KOPAČKI RIT
  • WINE TASTING AT BELJE VINERY
  • LUNCH AND WINE TASTING AT THE LOCAL VINERY IN BARANJA REGION
  • LOCAL GUIDE IN BARANJA REGION ON 5TH DAY EXPLORING
  • WALKING GUIDED TOUR IN OSIJEK CITY ON 6TH DAY EXPLORING
  • ENTRANCE TICKETS TO VUČEDOL CULTURE MUSEUM
  • LUNCH IN VUKOVAR CITY

NOT INCLUDED

  • ADDITIONAL MEALS AND DRINKS DURING LUNCH AND DINNER
  • TRAVEL INSURANCE

NOTE

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Payment: the Full amount or 30% is paid as booking confirmation. Rest of the amount is due 30 days before the trip.

15 days before arrival, there is no charge

15 – 7days before arrival there is a charge of 30% of total amount (deposit payment)

6 days or less before arrival there is no refund

Prices in Euros (€) are approximate and may differ depending on daily exchange rate

In case of any additional information, we are happy to answer info@ruralescapetours.com

ITINERARY NOTE

  • Traveling: Zagreb, Zagorje region, Moslavina region, Slavonia region, Baranja subregion & Srijem region.

KNOW BEFORE YOU GO

  • The selected program can be adjusted by the group wishes and needs.
  • The Agency has the right to change the program itinerary.
  • No alcohol will be served to minors (under 18 years old).
  • Accommodation during this trip is in double and triple rooms, depending on each hotel and availability.
  • The accommodation in all destinations is based on 3* – 4* services.
  • All travellers must have a signed contract with the Agency.
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