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St Mark's Church. Zagreb Croatia

Zagreb Self-Guided City Walk

The Zagreb Self-Guided City Walk will guide you through the capital of Croatia. The city has a 1,000-year history, making it one of the oldest cities in Europe.

The city lies between the mountain of Medvednica and the river Sava and has two distinct areas.

The Upper Town situated on the two hills Kaptol and Gradec have the twin-spired Zagreb Cathedral and 13th-century St. Mark’s Church; while the Lower Town has the main square, Ban Jelačić, plus shops, museums and parks.

Zagreb is a lovely town to wander with atmospheric streets that come alive at night.

Walk Distance 2.1 km / 1.3 miles mostly flat with a little rise up to the Cathedral and again up to St Mark’s Church, but quite easy.

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Croatia – Zadar

St Donatus Church and the Bell Tower of Zadar

Zadar Self-Guided City Walk

Zadar, located on the Dalmatian Coast of the Adriatic Sea, is Croatia’s 5th largest city. It is also the oldest continually inhabited city in the country. This Zadar Self-Guided City Walk will help you discover the 3,000 years of history this city boasts.

The Old Town is known for the Roman, Byzantine and Venetian ruins, and the Venetian gates in the city walls. Surrounding the Roman-era Forum is 11th-century St. Mary’s Convent, with religious art dating to the 8th century.

There’s also the 12th-century St. Anastasia’s Cathedral with its Bell Tower, and the round, 9th-century pre-romanesque Church of St. Donatus.

Walking path distance 3.3km/2.1 miles on a flat surface, with the only climb up the bell tower.