Have you ever dreamed about medieval time, knights in shining armour or castles standing to be conquered? In this falconry tour with majestic birds of prey will definitely give you feeling of time travel. High in Medvednica Mountain overlooking the Croatian capital of Zagreb, you will experience oldest sport known to date, that will for sure leave you breathless. Reconnecting with the nature in its habitat, you will have a presentation of trained falcons simulated hunting where you will be able to witness these beautiful birds from very close distance.
This falconry tour is an ideal family excursion where kids can enjoy witnessing highly trained birds of prey and their connection with a human that is known as the oldest sport activity in the world.
You will get an opportunity to see the birds of prey from very close distance. Falconer will explain the diversity between different breeds and their characters. Story telling will provide information about various purposes that these birds are handled and used these days. Croatian history and heritage has been deeply influenced by falconry that spread to Europe and US from nowadays areas of Balkans.
A visit to medieval Medvedgrad castle is included in the tour, where you can immerse yourself in the legends about the Black Queen and her hidden treasure guarded by bewitched black ravens...
10 a.m. or 14 p.m Departure starting location
10:30 a.m. or 14:30 p.m. Arrive at Medvednica mountain
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. or 14:30 p.m. -15:30 p.m. Falconry presentation
11:45 a.m. – 12:15 a.m. or 15:45 p.m. - 16:15 p.m. Medvedgrad fortification tour
12:15 a.m. – 13 p.m. or 16:15 p.m. - 17:00 p.m. Return to starting location