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Wine-tasting in the Countryside & Visit to Samobor

Wine tasting & Samobor │ Day Trip from Zagreb  │ Private │ Guided │ Full Day │ From $70

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Take a short drive to Samobor in the company of your driver guide.  Often called a little Venice, Samobor is a charming town situated at the foot of the mountain Samobor in the close vicinity of the Croatian capital Zagreb. Stroll through the beautiful parks alongside Gradna River, climb up to the vintage point called Steel tower and breathe in the mountain-fresh air. Admire the stunning views of Zagreb and Samobor old town fort built in the XII century. Visit the town’s main square and view its beautiful buildings. Stop at the well-known family owned cafe for a mouth-watering kremšnita, a must-try town dessert.

Continue to Plešivica Hills, visit small family wineries and taste the local wines or opt in for a dinner at one of the small family owned restaurants offering excellent gourmet specialties.

Jastrebarsko and Jaska region are very close to the capital of Zagreb (less than 20 miles away), but they offer a vastly different lifestyle with the slow, hustle and bustle free rhythm. This region was once home to prominent Croatian aristocrats with their manors, parks and summer villas, and is famous for Plešivica wine road, great restaurants and the picturesque Sveta Jana valley. Plešivica wine road boasts beautiful vistas, many family owned wineries of the highest qualities.  Although north-western Croatia is fairly cold compared to some other Croatian regions, the surroundings of Croatia’s capital – Zagreb, offers excellent terroirs for production of quality wines.  The hillsides of Plesivica, located less than 20 miles south from the bustling city, are an ecological oasis whose characteristics make it possible for locals of Zagreb and visitors to enjoy exquisite wines.   Taste some of the best local Grasevina, Chardonnay, Riesling, Pinot Blanc as well as Portugieser, Pinot Noir and other local wines at up to three local wineries.  Enjoy a complimentary lunch at one of the local restaurants so you can have a complete taste of Plesivica hills before you head back to Zagreb.

TYPE OF TOUR

With a Driver Guide:

Driver Guide will drive and accompany you during the trip and will provide essential information, assistance and orientation.  Driver guide is not a professional licensed guide and therefore cannot provide guiding during city and/or national park sightseeing tours.

Who Should Take This Tour (With a Driver Guide):

Anyone interested in exploring the city and/or national park on their own without a professional guide at a more leisurely pace.  This type of day trip is designed for travelers who enjoy walking, hiking, taking pictures, local dining, visiting markets, shops, galleries & other activities according to their own interests.

OPTIONAL

Add a Professional Guide:

Professional guide is a local English-speaking (or any other language speaking) licensed guide specialized in providing in-depth sightseeing tour of the Plešivica and Samobor.

Who Should Take This Tour (With a Professional Guide):

Anyone interested in exploring Plešivica and Samobor in the company of a professional English-speaking licensed local guide should select this tour.  This type of tour is designed for travelers who prefer guidance of an English speaking local expert in addition to the driver guide to navigate easier and learn more about this amazing natural site.  You will, of course, also have the opportunity to enjoy walking, hiking, taking pictures and other activities of your interest. Please note that you have an option to add a professional guide in Plešivica and Samobor at time of booking this tour.


Departure Point:

The departure and pick up is from accommodation in Zagreb or Zagreb area; hotels, private accommodations or other, as the day trip is private.

Departure Time:

We suggest to start at 9 AM or 10 AM, every day of the week. However, if you would like to start later, please let us know as this is a private tour just for you and your travel companions and we can adjust it all according to your preferences.

Duration:

Flexible. This is a full day trip, usually from 9 AM until 6 PM, but we can return earlier if you wish since this is a private tour.

Return Details:

Drop off is at the accommodation in Zagreb or Zagreb area where the guests are staying or any specific drop off point in and around Zagreb.


INCLUDED

  • Private transfers by comfortable air-conditioned vehicle
  • English speaking driver
  • Wine-tasting in 3 wineries
  • Lunch of local specialties in the countryside
  • COMPLIMENTARY kremšnita dessert in Samobor
  • VAT

NOT INCLUDED

  • Professional English speaking licensed local guide (other languages available)
  • Drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Anything else not mentioned in inclusion

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