Sites & Bites Eclectic Half-Day Food and History Tour of Zagreb

5 to 6 hours
Free cancellation
1 - 8
Mobile ticket


Sites and bites walking tour is great for you and your hungry tummy! This is a great way to have a taste of Croatian cuisine. This tour will take you to the historical sites in Zagreb and taste a bite of authentic dishes on your stops in small eateries in the city with a group of like-minded foodies. This is a 2 in 1 tour, history and gastronomy. The tour finishes with a 3-course lunch, a glass of wine, and local brandy.


  • Coffee and/or Tea
  • Alcoholic Beverages
  • Lunch
  • Snacks
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Entry/Admission - Funicular Railway

What to expect

Stop At: Zrinjevac, Zagreb Croatia

Your local licensed guide will wait for you next to the meteorological station. He will give you a historical overview and gastronomical influences as well as explain the surroundings and the itinerary. After the introduction we will continue to the Main square.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Ban Josip Jelacic Square, Zagreb Croatia

Discover the Main Square and learn interesting facts about the area including the Croatian coffee drinking culture. Continue towards the next bite site where you will have an opportunity to taste world-class Croatian olive oil and learn about truffles.

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Cathedral of Zagreb, Kaptol 31, Zagreb 10000 Croatia

Marvel at Zagreb Cathedral, a unique sacral building of multiple architectural styles.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Dolac Market, Zagreb Croatia

Visit Dolac, Zagreb's vibrant green market. Get to know the farmers and have a taste of pumpkin seed oil in the open market. Continue your feast by trying one of the best cheeses in the world and combine it with some excellent wine. Explore the covered market and learn about the Croatian traditions.

Duration: 50 minutes

Stop At: Statue of Petrica Kerempuh, Opatovina above the Dolac Market, Zagreb 10000 Croatia

Get an insight of Opatovina, Zagreb's lively hangout spot and learn about the beer scene in Croatia.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Tkalciceva Street, Zagreb Croatia

Visit Tkalčićeva street, one of the most vibrant spots in Zagreb and get some tips on good local restaurants.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Krvavi Most, Zagreb Croatia

Stop for a bit at the Bloody bridge and learn how it got its name.

Duration: 25 minutes

Stop At: Tunel Gric, Mesnicka ulica 19, Zagreb 10000 Croatia

Take a stroll in Gric Tunnel, a legacy of WW2 (it may be closed occasionally due to events).

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Funicular Railway, Zagreb 10000 Croatia

Take a ride on the world's shortest funicular to visit the historical Upper Town.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Lotrscak Tower, Strossmayerovo Setaliste 9 Historic atraction, Zagreb 10000 Croatia

Visit and learn about the medieval Lotrščak Watchtower, stroll the romantic Strossmayer promenade, take in the views of Zagreb that stretch all the way to the south bank of the Sava river.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: St. Mark's Church, Trg sv. Marka 5, Zagreb 10000 Croatia

Have your photo taken at numerous picturesque spots, wonder at the beautiful rooftops of St. Marks church while learning about the seat of the Parliament and the Government. Get informed about the numerous Zagreb museums including the Museum of Broken Relationships. End your tour in a traditional restaurant by enjoying 3 course lunch that includes strukli, slavonian stew and seasonal filled bell pepper or sarma.

Duration: 2 hours

Sample Menu

• Prosciutto, kulen, smoked ham - Croatian meat charcuterie with homemade bread and olives.
• Pag cheese - Selection of world-class Pag cheeses
• Olive oil - Istrian and Dalmatian olive oil served with homemade bread
• Pumpkin seed oil
• Croatian wine
• Croatian sweet and savory spreads
• 3 course lunch with rakija and gemišt

Additional information

  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Ticket delivery

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.


For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.
March 2023

I loved every place Karlo took me to. The people we wet were kind and knowledgeable of their delicious products. At one point, I was in tears while eating the sheep cheese with truffle honey drizzled on top - it was sublime; by far one of the most delicious things I’ve ever eaten. The history of...

February 2023

A great was to see the sights of Zagreb and learn a little about the history of the city and Croatia. Karlo is passionate about his work and great company. Everything was perfectly organised - from the information pre-tour, the tour route itself and some useful information and suggestions post-...

October 2023

Karlo was a wonderful host, greeting our group of 8 friends with a local pastry - burek - to start the walking tour! My husband, who has celiac disease was also surprised and delighted to see Karlo was able to have a delicious and flaky gluten free burek for him too! He was very proactive and se...

August 2023

For many years I always wanted to visit Croatia and especially since my grandfather was born in a small town outside of Zagreb. A friend of mine had just visited Croatia and highly recommended the tour guide they had hired, Karlo from Bespoke Croatian Tours. That converation got the ball rollin...

August 2023

Karol was fantastic—very personable and knowledgeable. His venue choices were excellent and follow up recommendations comprehensive and outstanding.

Kamelia H
July 2023

We loved Karlo so much we booked him for this tour while on another tour with him! He is so personable and kind, professional and knowledgeable. We had a fantastic time with him for 2 days! Karlo did a fantastic job narrating the history of Croatia and Zagreb specifically. He is a local and clea...

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