Zagreb — Zagreb, the pocket-sized Croatian capital (one of Europe’s youngest) and commerce center, is divided between an upper town and a lower town that share a confrontational history. Now all is peaceful and the city bustles with cosmopolitan energy and a vivacious café culture. Legend has it that Zagreb, loosely translated as “to scoop,” received its name from a woman hastily cupping drinking water from a spring (now Manduševac Fountain, a popular meeting point in the city center). Today’s culture-thirsty visitors can get the scoop by exploring Zagreb’s cobblestone streets, funky arcades, and first-rate museums.
Our Experts save you money with travel deals and advice
Avoid lengthy customer service lines by using airline mobile apps to make flight changes.
Jaymie DeGaetano Travel Deal Expert
Sign up for the Top 25 Newsletter
to get exclusive weekly deals