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Zagreb's back yard

Just for a change of scenery and a taste of Zagreb's nature outdoors culture , you can take the tram to the base of the mountains and walk up , bike up , or take the public bus up... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Just for a change of scenery and a taste of Zagreb's nature outdoors culture , you can take the tram to the base of the mountains and walk up , bike up , or take the public bus up # 140 from end of tram line (check schedule only about 6 buses a day in the fall). or get your... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

If you trully want to experience Medvednica mountain, and it's highest peak Sljeme, it'll take up at least 6-7 hours of your day, if not more. You can get there by car or by tram. If you're going by car, you can go almost to the top, but watch out, a lot of roads up there are one-way roads, and... More 

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Zagreb, Croatia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

As a local, I love Sljeme a lot. It is a perfect place for hiking, so close to the city but in the same time far enough. Do not miss the food in one of the mountain guesthouses on the top. There are so many trails, some very easy, some difficult so everybody can find something for themselves. I would... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2016 via mobile

We caught the tram to Dolje then went through the tunnel there. It was a little difficult to work out where the walk started. The walk was a steady climb and took a couple of hours, and was rough underfoot in parts. The view at the top is breathtaking and we enjoyed morning tea at the cafe there.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016

I climb Medvednica 1 a month because this mountain is sooooo beautiful that I cannot resist. It is peacefull, fresh air, creeks, even waterfalls, beautiful sights and there are few good mountain houses. Go there, enjoy whole day and please take your garbage with you!

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Zagreb, Croatia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

Must see place While in Zagreb! can go by car (cca 20 min from downtown) or by public transportation(tram until bottom and bus will take you to the top). Aslo you can take a walk, and choose between lots of climbing trails, depending of your fitness level and depending if you are with children.cca 2-3 hour walk to the top.... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2016 via mobile

Sadly disappointed that the lift hasn't apparently worked in years. Pleasant drive up the mountain. Not a great deal to do up there but every opportunity to explore the forest.

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Zagreb, Croatia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2016

Sljeme is a nice green oasis, not far from Zagreb center. It takes about 25 minutes by car, a bit more by bus from Mihaljevac (last station of tram number 14.) If you are a sport type, there are several paths to access the top also on foot. Depending on your fitness level, you would need about 2 hours. There... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2016

I visit Mount Sljeme regularly during the summer, mostly for biking. Ideal ascent for bicycles on the one-way asphalt road, and multiple options for descending either on asphalt or dirt trails/roads. Overall a well-kept nature park, fantastically close to downtown Zagreb. Signposting could be improved.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2016

Really a great sightseeing location in Zagreb, you can see the entire city, probably best to visit in the evening.

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