Croatia is more known as a summer destination but, the winter is here and Croatia has a lot to offer. Scroll down to read more about several times awarded Zagreb Christmas Market, many other Christmas Markets in Croatia and other December highlights you can see when travelling through this amazing country.
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People tend to relate Christmas Markets to Austria but did you know that Zagreb Christmas Market in Croatia was titled the best in Europe for three years in a row. Furthermore, in 2017, Lonely Planet selected it as a top destination choice and it wasn’t for nothing (*).
Zagreb Christmas Market in Croatia offers a vast list of concerts to choose from, workshops, gastronomy experiences and of course – more Christmas lights that you’ll ever be able to count.
So relax, dress warm, enjoy a glass or two (or three) of a mulled wine, some Christmas sweets and plenty of traditional Christmas handmade gifts.
Start with an ice-skating experience on the main, King Tomislav Square. Continue through the park Zrinjevac where you’ll be walking along 220 decorated trees alongside the Christmas classics. And don’t miss the historic Upper Town, animal magic in the ZOO and other hidden gems of Zagreb.
Zagreb Christmas Market might be the star of Croatia in December, but Dubrovnik Christmas Market is an experience on its own. Winter is here and the King’s lending is anything but GOT like. The lights instead of the fire bright up the streets. And guess what – there are far less crowds then in the summer time, so you can really enjoy all this Adriatic pearl has to offer.
But since you’re already exploring Christmas Markets in Croatia, why not experience it in all its greatness. Here is the list of other special sights we can combine into your amazing trip:
– Winter visit of well-known Plitvice lakes National Park. It might not be Christmassy lit up but with a little bit of luck you’ll get to experience the snowy December in nature. There will only be blue and white all around you. It’s a unique experience unlike anything you’ll ever see.
– There’s also this family in Croatia that created their own Christmas sensation with no less than 8 millions of lights. Is started off as a dream 18 years ago and today you get to walk along numerous wooden bridges, around lakes and along 2000 decorated trees.
– If you’re looking for something classier, make sure you don’t miss the Lipizzaner Christmas ball. It is elegant, vibrant, unique experience that you’ll never forget.Winter holidays in Slovenia & Croatia