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Enjoy Zagreb surrounding of town Samobor

Samobor, a town with a population of about 15,000 and with a long-standing excursion and tourist tradition. It is situated 20 km from Zagreb, on the slopes of the Samobor hills. The town is a gem of Baroque architecture, and is the most popular excursion destination for Zagreb residents, who pay visits to enjoy its charm, natural beauty, museums, restaurants and excursion sites. From 1809 to 1813, this was the seat of Napoleon’s Illyrian province. Many excellent old recipes date back to this period, including today’s famed Samobor specialities, muštarda and bermet. Another delicacy that is not to be missed is the Samobor kremšnita.

Optional: 
- lunch
- cave visit

Duration

3 to 5 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

  • What's included :
    • Fuel surcharge
    • Bottled water
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    What's excluded :
    • Lunch
    • Food and drinks
  • KREMŠNITA

    Although dessert usually comes last, switch things up in Samobor and immediately upon arrival taste the kremšnita, the symbol of Samobor, and a famous gastro souvenir. This dessert, which can be found in heart of town, is made with simple ingredients, but after a complex preparation (which is still a secret today), people often wait in line to get one, after which, as a reward, it melts in your mouth.

    BERMET AND MUŠTARDA

    The influence of the French who lived in this city during Napoleon's reign is still tasted in the food today. The Bermet aperitif, which is prepared from red wine, tropical fruit, and herbs, will thrill those with a refined taste, while true gourmets will enrich boiled and roasted meat with Muštarda, a type of mustard made of mustard seeds, must and spicies.

    ANINDOL AND THE PROMENADES AROUND THE MAIN SQUARE

    The Anindol Forest Park, located just above the town, has always been a favourite excursion site for the people of Samobor and their guests, nature fans, and true romantics, who can enjoy a majestic view of Zagreb, Medvednica (Zagreb's mountain range), and the surrounding area from here. It is also a pleasant experience to walk down the picturesque town paths along the meandering and bubbling Gradna stream.

    TRADITIONAL CRAFTS: CRYSTAL, GINGERBREAD, LICITARS

    While walking through the centre of town, you will notice the long tradition of Samobor's craftspeople. Hand-cut crystal and making unique crystal objects has been tradition here for more than 170 years. The creation of licitars, colorfully embellished gingerbread cookies, most often in the shape of hearts, has also been tradition here for nearly just as long. Today, the people of Samobor are just as adept at making ceramic licitar hearts that they then paint and personalize.
  • Departure Point :
    zagreb
    Departure Time :
    10:00 PM, 12:00 PM, 14:00 PM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 7 travelers
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

6

Organised by Travelpoint travel agency

Activity ID: V-73036P17

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