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Leafy Zagreb Walk – The Coolest Walk in the City

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Summer in Zagreb attracts thousands of travellers. Travel sites and personal travel blogs continue to promote Zagreb as an unexpectedly cool place. If your wanderlust has brought you to Croatia’s capital – you’re in the right place. But let me now show you how you can make the most of Zagreb coolness.

Easy – join us for the Leafy Zagreb walk!

Leafy Zagreb walk
Leafy Zagreb Walk – photo by Saša Pjanić

August is the most likely time you’ll experience a heat wave in Zagreb. It’s also the time you’ll be mingling mostly with other tourists – all of them with the same goal of ‘doing Zagreb in 48 hours’. With most Zagreb locals beating the heat at the coast, the city appears strangely deserted. In the very centre, it’s rare to even hear Croatian spoken.

Here are 2 challenges you can easily solve with the coolest walk in the city.

  • Make the heat wave work in your favour by finding some of the most glorious shaded spots in Zagreb
  • Follow the steps of the Zagreb locals and walk into an uncharted city wilderness you’ll never find in a tourist brochure

Leafy Zagreb walk has the best of coolness.

Zagreb is one of Europe’s nicest walkable cities. You’ve probably noticed how easy it is to explore the whole city centre on foot. But let’s take this a step further. Where Zagreb’s walkable character really shines through is in its secret alleyways and areas of urban wilderness, often just around the corner from bustling streets and squares.

Leafy Zagreb walk has the best of coolness. It takes you off the path and outside the box. And with the summer heat wave on, it uncovers city's best shades.
Leafy Zagreb Walk – photo by Saša Pjanić

Have you ever wondered why we experience some cities as walkable? Is it because they are of a smallish size so we can walk everywhere? Is it because they have nice sidewalks? Or is it because our experience of walking its streets is pleasurable? Watch this excellent video to find out!

Iva from Secret Zagreb and I designed Leafy Zagreb walk with a single purpose in mind: to show you how you can truly enjoy Zagreb’s walkable character.

If you’re tired of mainstream sightseeing – this cool alternative walk will lead you off the track and outside the box. And you won’t even leave the city centre! At the height of the summer heat, we’ll guide you along secret forested trails so you can find your favourite shade.

Leafy Zagreb walk
Leafy Zagreb Walk – photo by Saša Pjanić

Leafy Zagreb is so under-the-radar that many of the routes are not even on Google Maps! But with our help, the treasure map is yours too! Enter the world of Zagreb coolness. Think:

  • untamed century old woods sheltering affluent cottage neighbourhoods;
  • mystic, creepers-covered urban villas once inhabited by famous artists;
  • pieces of poetic artwork dotted around parks and deep leafy pathways;
  • all this uncovered through stories about Zagreb’s ancient cemeteries, art movements and bittersweet cycles of the life in uphill Zagreb.
Leafy Zagreb walk
Leafy Zagreb Walk – photo by Saša Pjanić
Leafy Zagreb walk
Leafy Zagreb Walk – photo by Saša Pjanić

Zagreb summer heat is sometimes unbearable. And Zagreb is so much more than a 48-hour city break. We’ve designed Leafy Zagreb walk so you can discover an unusual, alternative and totally cool side of the city.

Book Leafy Zagreb

The walk is available every Thursday at 1pm. The start and end points are at Britanski Trg (in front of Kava tava café). Don’t forget to wear comfy shoes!

Have you been on the Leafy Zagreb walk? We’d love to hear your experience!

The post Leafy Zagreb Walk – The Coolest Walk in the City first appeared on Zagreb Honestly

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