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Zagreb & Samobor Day Tour2021-05-26T19:34:51+00:00

ZAGREB – SAMOBOR TOUR

A day tour or half day trip to Samobor from Zagreb is a perfect little escape from Zagreb

Visit ”the most Croatian” city as said one of the most famous Croatian authors

Zagreb & Samobor city tour

A tour to Samobor from Zagreb is a perfect little escape to see what else is around the Croatian capital. This little city you can explore by walking. The main Samobor square is surrounded by beautiful buildings from the baroque period. The vibe of the city is laid-back and coffee with kremšnita cake divine.

HIGHLIGHTS:
fully private tour
departure every day
Samobor city sightseeing
Kremšnita cake tasting

Samobor city tour includes:

  • Free Pick-up and drop off at your accommodation
  • Private Air conditioned transportation by car or minivan
  • Private English speaking licensed tour guide
  • Wi-Fi during the tour
  • Samobor city sightseeing
  • Easy cancellation
  • Every day departure
  • Duration from 2 – 4 hours

Optional:

  • Wine tasting in a local winery
  • Kremšnita cream-cake tasting
  • Lunch in a local restaurant
  • Gratuities

Samobor city tour from Zagreb

Just 30 min away from the city is this little town with a long and rich history. It was given the status of a free royal trading city from Bela the IVth, the ruler that gave royal freedom to Zagreb too. The main square is surrounded with buildings in late baroque, classicist and secession style. The most famous spot on the main square is the famous well with clean water. The first official record of the well is from the 18th century and it’s still a famous welcoming point to all the visitors of Samobor.

If you are up for it, this is a unique opportunity for some hiking from the city center. You can climb up to the Old city fortress. The walk is from 1 – 2 h.

To finish it up, when in Samobor you have to do 2 things:

  1. Taste the kremšnita cream cake – the queen of all cakes
  2. 2. Drink from the fountain on the main square because the legend says then you will come back to this peaceful oasis.

The guide will get you back to your Zagreb accommodation.

Fully private day tour from Zagreb to Samobor prices

TRAVELERSGROUPPERSON
1120 €120 €
2140 €70 €
3150 €50 €
4160 €40 €
5200 €40 €
6210 €35 €
7231 €33 €
8240 €30 €

 * babies and children: Free

Tour from Zagreb to Samobor places

Samobor

A famous Croatian writer Antun Gustav Matoš said that Samobor was the most Croatian of all Croatian towns. This charming town has officially becaome a town in 1242 when the King Béla IV awarded it with the status of a free royal market town.

Added: A walk through Samobor, as rarely anywhere else, offers such abundance of history on such a small area – the old town center around the King Tomislav Square which acquired most of its present appearance after the disastrous fire in 1797, the ruins of the Old Town built in 1260 still overlooking the town, 8 bridges over the Gradna stream resembling those of Venice, wooden churches and chapels in and around Samobor, numerous noblemen’s manor houses, the outdoor swimming pool Vugrinščak built in the 19th century only a few steps from the town center, the Livadić castle, which today hosts a museum, but was a meeting place of the Illyrian movement leaders and where the most famous Croatian patriotic song (“Još Hrvatska nij’ propala!” – Croatia has not yet fallen) was written in 1833, the grave of Julijana Cantilly by the parish church, best known as Ljubica, poet Stanko Vraz’s inspiration for the cycle of love poems, Đulabije, then the first elementary school from 1601 just below the parish church, Franciscan monastery with a Lauretan chapel from the era of King Béla IV, etc.

Taking a step further outside Samobor, you can visit the village of Rude which guards its hundred-year-old tradition of excavating copper and iron in the renovated mine of Saint Barbara. Rude can also be reached following the mountain tracks made for their first climb ever by the members of the Croatian Mountaineering Association in 1875, or you can head towards Budinjak to see recently discovered 3,000 years old noblemen’s burial mounds, or revel in natural beauties of the Grgos cave in Otruševec, just to name a few.

A special spirit and atmosphere nurtured in Samobor to his day is largely the result of the efforts made by a number of local people and settlers who felt at home in Samobor – and who in the period from the middle to the end of the 19th century transformed their town into a modern cultural, crafts and tourist centre in Croatia. They left the foundations for the following generations to build on and make Samobor as we know it today – the town of wide-open hearts, cheerful and hard-working people ready for Carnival follies under masks, the town where the plates are always full of home-made specialities and where the wine is, according to the well-known song, drunk from the pots. The town built to suit people, the town with rich history, valuable heritage and people ready to preserve it and offer it to everyone to see.

Samobor Creamcake

Samobor is also known as Queen of cakes. So many stories and songs where written about Samobor cream-cakes. For sure, it is the symbols and the first association of Samobor in Croatia. The cream-cake is a reason why many people come to Samobor and it is almost incredible someone would visit Samobor and not try light yellowish cream between delicate puff pastry. Even if you had to stand in line for it. Even if it is already cold when you take it home as a souvenir. There are a few recipes for this cake, but Samobor’s cream cake is unique because of its preparation and the local atmosphere.

Tour map: Zagreb – Samobor Day Tour

TOUR REQUEST

    FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT SAMOBOR DAY TOUR FROM ZAGREB

    Can I get a refund if I cancel my Samobor tour?2021-04-23T14:36:39+00:00

    Yes, you can get a refund if you decide not to take the tour without any penalties. We would like to ask you that you try to do it at least a day earlier if possible.

    When should I book my Samobor Tour?2021-04-23T14:35:40+00:00

    Even though we like our reservations in advance so we can make our plans, we are very flexible with all our reservations, so you can even book the Tour to Samobor on the same day.

    Can Samobor day tour be done as a half day tour?2021-04-23T14:35:03+00:00

    Yes, the Samobor tour can be done as a half day tour (minimum 3 hours) with basic sightseeing and transfers.

    What is the price of Samobor day tour from Zagreb?2021-04-23T14:34:30+00:00

    The price of the Samobor Tour from Zagreb depends on the number of travelers and goes from 30 EUR/per person. Important notice is that Samobor tour from Zagreb is free for children and babies.

    Is Samobor worth visiting?2021-04-23T14:33:54+00:00

    Samobor is a small baroque city that you can explore on foot. The city has a vast cultural and historical heritage. Many people call it the Venice of Croatia. But it’s not just about the history, it’s about the everyday life, gastronomy, nature surrounding it. You have to taste kremšnita, the traditional time. You have to come in time of Fašnik, the famous Samobor carnival…

    How far is Samobor from Zagreb?2021-04-23T14:32:55+00:00

    Samobor is approximately 20 min away from Zagreb (depending on the traffic).

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