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Motorhome rental – the perfect way to see Zagreb

The capital of Crotia, Zagreb is famous for many things. Not only is it a cultural hub, but the Austro-Hungarian architecture is a step back to a golden time. A buzzing nightlife and party atmosphere is also emerging, as Zagreb adapts to its growing reputation as a popular tourism destination. Situated along the Sava river, if you’re renting a motorhome in Croatia, Zagreb is a must-see.


Campervans for hire in Zagreb, so much choice

At Motorhome Republic, we operate a global network across nearly 30 countries, with more than 30,000 vehicles. So rest assured, when you book a Zagreb motorhome hire with us, you are in very safe hands. Our multi-lingual service team is on hand around the clock to help you with any queries, while our selection of vehicles is second to none. Just input your travel itinerary and a vast choice of motorhomes/campers/RVs will appear. From major European companies to smaller, domestic brands, the choice of camper is up to you. Whether you’re on a tight budget or looking for a specific size, we pride ourselves on delivering an extensive selection. Our TrustPilot reviews section also provides an independent analysis of how we’re travelling, with international testimonials from previous customers. We trust you will find our service second to none. 


Tips for driving in Croatia

The weather forecast in Croatia can get extremely hot, so be sure to always have plenty of water. Road standards vary, so take your time – hairpins are common, especially in mountainous areas.  Drink-driving is a serious no-no, with a very low alcohol limit, so just avoid it all together. Like most major European cities, Zagreb can get very busy during rush morning and evening rush hour – stay away! 

From Zagreb, you can easily reach the other major Croatian cities like Rijeka, Zadar and Split. Budapest, the capital of Hungary is also within reach being just a 3 hours drive away.

A city on the rise, attractions of Zagreb

The cultural hub and capital of Croatia, if you’re travelling to this beautiful country you can’t go past Zagreb. Ban Jelacic Square, the Upper Town, University Library, National Theatre, Cathedral, City and Contemporary Museums are just a handful of stunning buildings you must-see. A Habsburg-era city, the historical landscape is a remarkable one. Gornji Grad and Kaptol is a complex of museums, galleries and churches.

However, it’s not a destination rooted in the past. Modern art and boutique shopping areas (Ulicni Ormar is a very trendy store)are commonplace, with restaurants and bars popping up everywhere, while the central open market, Dolac, showcases local ingredients and dishes to make your mouth water. Prasac, Zinfandel’s and Apetit City are slightly more expensive restaurant eating options if you’re putting away the campervan stove, while bars such as Sedmica, The Beerija and Bacchus Jazz Bar are always busy and cool. For those of you wanting to hit the clubs, Sirup, Masters and KSET are top of the tree.  

Where to stay in Zagreb

Although not a coastal option, Zagreb is still blessed with a number of motorhome campsites. Here’s just a few:

  • Campsite Autocamp Plitvice has shaded sites, a restaurant and internet connections.

  • Camp Zagreb has a fantastic reputation for friendly staff and is just 15km from the city centre – a popular cycling route.

  • Mini-Camping Heart of Nature is in a stunning, unspoilt location, 350m above sea level. There are 30 camping pitches with electricity connections.

  • Camping Radonja is a little bit further afield, around 40km from Zagreb. A cosy and intimate atmosphere is on offer here.