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Zagreb: Morning Walking Tasting Tour Including Traditional Breakfast

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    What to Expect
    Whether you consider yourself a bonafide foodie or you simply love to try new foods, one of the best ways to really get a feel for a new destination is by eating like a local — something you’ll be doing a lot of this tour, so bring your appetite! Get to know the real Croatia by sampling your way through its best-loved local delicacies accompanied by a knowledgeable local guide. Delve into the country’s culinary past and learn all about how Croatia’s history helped shaped the local cuisine.

    Start with a visit to bustling Dolac Market, the city’s oldest and most famous market, and its culinary heart. Browse the many stalls teeming with colourful produce, meet the farmers, and sample locally prepared goods including homemade cornbread and fresh cottage cheese. Save some stomach space, though, because next it’s time for a traditional Zagreb breakfast at one of the most famous taverns in Upper Town.

    As you move through the city, you’ll get to enjoy a wide variety of local Croatian food and drink, including truffles from Istria, awards-laden olive oils, Štrukli (dough layered with soft cheese), as well as rakija (a potent herbal brandy purported to improve blood circulation and immunity). Amidst all that eating and drinking you’ll also have a chance to explore the small, winding streets of Upper Town, and stop by the city’s historical (and some say mystical) Stone Gate.

    You’ll finish up your day with a visit to a cheese bar where you’ll enjoy some award-winning Croatian cheeses, flavoured with herbs and truffles. You’ll want to leave at least a bit of space at the end though, for a surprise treat that will please your sweet tooth. By the end of the tour you may be full, but you’ll also be relishing the unique tastes of Croatian cuisine.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Ban Jelačić Square, Trg bana Josipa Jelačića, 10000, Zagreb, Croatia
    Departure Time
    8:30 AM
    Duration
    2h 30m
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Local English-speaking guide
    • Traditional Zagreb breakfast
    • trukli (a local specialty)
    • Corn bread and cheese tastings at the market
    • Rakija (local brandy)
    • Platter of award-winning Croatian cheese
    • Breakfast
    • Snacks
    • Coffee and/or Tea
    • Alcoholic Beverages
    Exclusions
    • Additional food and drinks
    • Souvenirs and personal shopping
    • Tip/gratuities for your guide
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Please wear comfortable clothing and shoes for walking.
    • For your Urban Adventure you will be in a small group of a maximum of 12 people.
    • This is a child-friendly tour. Children under the age of 6 are permitted to join this tour.
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    If you cancel at least 3 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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    I thoroughly enjoyed the tour with Vito, a great conversationalist, knowledgeable and a fellow foodie. Tasted wonderful cheeses and the breakfast was delicious. I learned a lot about food and the people who make it and about many other topics of interest. Vito was open to
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    Response from ZagrebUA, Manager at Zagreb: Morning Walking Tasting Tour Including Traditional Breakfast
    Responded 2 weeks ago
    Dear RightAngle Traveller, thank you for your honest review. We are really happy to hear that you liked the tour and the guide so much. In the same time, we are sorry to hear that you left the tour hungry. This never happened before. All our guests find it more than enough to taste 10-15 different kinds of cheese, cornbread, unlimited quantity of prosciutto, smoked ham, truffles and sausages, plus olive oil, wine, brandy, honey, and full Zagreb breakfast. But, anyway, you are always allowed to order extra food on this tour (and guide always point this out) because there are no limits, even if you were the only one on that breakfast tour. It doesn't matter. We are always prepared to host people even with an extra appetite. You are always welcome to come for more food on our tour. I hope we'll see you again. All the best!
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    My husband and I were lucky enough to have Vito to ourselves. He was very personable and well informed. His stories were delightful. He was able to blend history, folklore in such a way that we were intrigued. We explored parts of the town which we would have never found on
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    Response from ZagrebUA, Manager at Zagreb: Morning Walking Tasting Tour Including Traditional Breakfast
    Responded 2 weeks ago
    Dear friends (yes, we hope we met new friends too), we are really delighted to see how much you liked the tour. It was our pleasure to host you and show you the diversity of the food in Croatia. And, to make you more familiar with our food. We always have small groups and very personal relationship with our guests. Thank you for all the compliments. And we hope to see you on some other Urban Adventures as well. Cheers,
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    We had Max as our guide and got a real luxury treatment. As we were the only guests he could adapt the tour as we went by, based on what we saw and discussed. Max shared his deep knowledge with us, not only about the food but also about Zagreb and Croatias history. The food we
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    Response from ZagrebUA, Manager at Zagreb: Morning Walking Tasting Tour Including Traditional Breakfast
    Responded 2 weeks ago
    Dear Fabian, thank you very much for taking the time to write such nice words. It was the pleasure to have you on tour and share all the info. It is great to see you had a plenty of food. And it was good. ;-) All the best!
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    Max is truly an amazing host - showing us around Zagreb. We had a great tasting menu throughout Dolac market - ranging from cheese, sour cream and charcuterie/cold meats. Max's insight into the history and culture of Croatia is insightful.
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    Response from ZagrebUA, Manager at Zagreb: Morning Walking Tasting Tour Including Traditional Breakfast
    Responded 2 weeks ago
    Thank you very much for your honest review. It was a pleasure to spend the morning with you eating different Croatian specialties. And to share information about our culture and history. Thank you and all the best!
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    Well worth it! Spent a great morning sampling a lot of different foods and drinks while enjoying a nice conversation with Vito...we really enjoyed the tour :) Recommended for those who want to get a feel for the local food and cultural scene.
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    Response from ZagrebUA, Manager at Zagreb: Morning Walking Tasting Tour Including Traditional Breakfast
    Responded 2 weeks ago
    Thank you for taking the time and writing this nice recommendation. We always love to host people who want to get a feel for the local food and cultural scene. It is great to see how much you liked the food and our stories. We wish you all the best and hope to see you again in Zagreb.
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