Zagreb Issue 1





Dear Subscriber

Welcome to the new Adriatic Property Services newsletter for Zagreb.  We intend to send these out bi-weekly with a news round up, details on new rental properties that are available, local events, reviews on bars and resturants and of course details on some of the hotest property currently available in Croatia.


This news letter is going to both Croatians and expats and will only be available in English for the time being.  If you have anything that you would like to advertise or inform the expat community of Zagreb about, then drop us an email (editor@apscroatia.com) with the details.  We hope you find the newsletter enjoyable and informative and if you have any comments or suggestions please drop an email to the above address.



Yours sincerely

The APS Croatia Team

Tel: +385 1 376 8859 


Croatia out of the World Cup

For those of you that may have missed the match on Thursday, Croatia's draw with Australia means that Croatia's World Cup hopes are over.  The match was one of the most thrilling, nail biting matches of the competition so far, with more cards dealt than a poker game.


There are plently more excitig matches to come in the knock out stages and most of the bars in Zagreb will be showing them.  If your looking for a larger expat community to watch the watch the matches with, The Old Pharmacy Pub on Hebranga will be showing all the games and is runoured to be planning some sort of World Cup final party on the 9th July.  Watch this space for more details.  

 Other News


Does Croatia Know Why It Wants to Join the EU?                       16.06.2006

EU officials are reportedly warning it is time for Croatia to indicate its priority issues for the negotiations. Will it be the real estate and agriculture? Or shipyards and iron and steelworks? A GLOBUS editorial, written by a Brussels...more »


IMF Economic Report on Croatia                                                   16.06.2006

IMF European Department Director Michael Deppler presented the IMF’s World Economic Report, which expects growth rates of 4.5 percent in 2007. Deppler thinks the Croatian economy could do much better if it were not for persistent barriers....more »


Peljesac bridge agreement                                                             16.06.2006

Officials from Croatia and neighboring BH have come to an agreement on the construction of a bridge that would link the Peljesac Peninsula with the mainland. The BH will agree to the construction of the controversial bridge if it is built 42...more »


Little Political Will for Anti-Corruption Program                            16.06.2006

In the opinion of NOVI LIST, the major characteristic of the new National Anti-corruption Program adopted in the Sabor in March is the fact that it is not being implemented. The Program provides a number of measures supposed to be implemented by June...more »



Looking ahead to July, there is plently going on in Zagreb and the surrounding area. Keep upto date and check our website for full details.  If you have any socal or corporate events that you would like to inform the Zagreb community about, then drop us an email (editor@apscroatia.com) with the details or visit the website to place a free adverts

 One to watch - The REDBULL Flugtag

takes place on the 2nd July at Jarun lake

Come on down to Jarun and watch the teams soar or swan dive into Jarun in a variety of home made plans.  This promises to be an entertaining day out for all the family if previous events are anything to go by, check out these photos below! (photos supplied by Redbull™)

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Other Events to consider

Rolling Stones

E-Mail : neda@apscroatia.com

Address: Maksimir Stadium 

5th July,  Maksimir Stadium

Thirty years after their first appereance here, the Stones return to the Dinamo stadium as part of their (last?) major European tour. Tickets available from www.eventim.hr

Eurokaz International Festival of New Theatre

E-Mail : neda@apscroatia.com

Phone: 01 4847 856

Address: Bogoviceva 1/IV 

27th June to 3rd July

Since its inauguration in 1987, Eurokaz has presented some 300 artists and companies from around the world, with disciplines ranging from theatre to contemporary dance, and body art to new circus. There is also scope for multi-media presentations and the visual arts. An eclectic programme is promised at several venues in the capital.


E-Mail : sandy.pantalon@kpmg.hr

Phone: +385 1 46 66 440

Address: Leut Restaurant, Jarun Lake 

28th June, Restaurant Leut, Jarun

The British Croatian Business Network hosts a wine tasting evening featuring some of the best Istrian Wine, in a relaxed atmosphere.  An ideal networking event that is open to both members and non members, check availability by emailing karl@apscroatia.com

 Zagreb Baroque Festival

E-Mail : neda@apscroatia.com

Address: Various venues 

2nd July to 1st August

Month-long series of baroque musical events at venues such as the Cathedral and St Catherine`s Church. It`s usually a chance to hear works by rarely performed Croatian composers.


Where to Eat

Zagreb has a fair amount of choice when it comes to eating out, here are some of our favourites.  If you have found a great place and do not mind sharing the information then let us know - email editor@apscroatia.com  


Phone: +385 (0) 1 481 93 86

Address: Frankopanska 22 

Master Chef Stefano Cosattini, former head cheaf at the Regents Esplanade impresses everytime by fusing Italian, French and even Croatian flavours to create culinary masterpieces.  The service is also top notch.


Phone: +385 (0) 1 456 66 66

Address: Mihanovićeva 1 

Belgian chef Marc Fontenelle never ceases to impress with his innovative menus. The food is some of the best money can buy in Zagreb, with local, organic ingredients used. This is the place you come if you want to impress friends or business partners.


Phone: +385 (0) 1 461 56 79

Address: Branimirova 29 (Branimir shopping centre) 

This is the best Asian food available in Zagreb. Only authentic ingredients are used by the Thai chef. The food never disappoints.

 Advertise Here Email editor@apscroatia.com or call +385 (0) 1 376 8859


Get out of Zagreb!

Editors Choice


Gresna Gorica

E-Mail : gresna@gresna-gorica.com

Phone: 049/343 001

Address: Zagorje 

The GRESNA GORICA Taborgradska klet (the Taborgrad Wine-Cellar of The Hill of Sin) is placed on the hill opposite to Veliki Tabor, the 15th century castle, offening a visitor an atmosphere of a genuine Zagorje scenery and making him fell a part of the romantic and dramatic past of Hrvatsko Zagorje. Whilst you will be enjoying the typical Zagorje meals, Mr. Damir Podboj, the kind host, will be more than pleased to entertain you with the legend of the tragic and forbiden love between the nobleman Friederich Of Celje and the beautiful plebeian girl Veronika of Desinic. This is why the hill bears the name of Gresna Gorica -the Hill of Sin. Centuries - old oak wood,the smell of meadows,the playful fawns and deers grazing freely on the slopes of the Gresna Gorica hill will make your stay joyful and relaxed whilst the children will enjoy playing in the place specially arranged for them.


Something different......

The TMF-Group Tennis tournament will be taking place at the Iva Majoli Tenis Centar, Jurjevska 65a (Šalata) on June 30, 2006 (Friday), starting at 12 o'clock.  If you do not wish to play, you can watch and support the other players and enjoy the afternoon at the beautiful site.  Refreshment will be available.  To request full details click here


Hot Properties across Croatia

Thinking of buying in Croatia, then have a look at the selection of properties available below.  Visit the website - www.adriaticpropertyservices.com to view over 700 properties available properties - something for everyone!





Four bed house in old town in Cres for sale

Location: Islands Krk and Cres, Cres

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Large three bed apartment in old town

Location: Islands of Brac and Solta, Supetar

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Specious Apartment Right on the Beach

Location: Dalmatia Split, Krilo Jasenice

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Renovation project

Location: Island of Korcula, Peljesac Peninsula, Ston

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Authentic Istrian House

Location: Istria, Fažana

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Beautiful house near the beach

Location: Dalmatia Zadar, Nin

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in and around Zagreb




Exclusive New Built Apartments in exclusive part of Zagreb

Location: Zagreb, Sveti Duh

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Riverside weekend house providing outstanding views

Location: Central Croatia, Karlovac

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Outstanding Farm on Outskirts of Croatian Capital

Location: Central Croatia, Vrbovec - Kriz

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Stunning 3 bedroom flat in elite location.

Location: Zagreb, Pantovcak

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Well located semidetached house near Maximir Park

Location: Zagreb, Maksimir

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Quality re-furbished office space in Zagreb

Location: Zagreb, Centar

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Beautiful apartment with breathtaking view of the city

Location: Zagreb, Gornji Bukovac

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An apartment on Gornji Bukovac for rent

Location: Zagreb, Bukovac

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