Tesla's birthplace & Plitvice Lakes

Tour Number

Activity Level



Nature and Wildlife, Museums / Culture, Day Trip / Out of Town, Adventure / Active


Kid Friendly: Yes. Tour is suitable for kids, but strollers are not recommended due to uneven surfaces.
Child seat can be provided on request.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 7



English (fluent), Croatian (fluent)

Find out where one of the greatest scientific minds came from!

Driven by the desire to preserve the character and work of Nikola Tesla, a Memorial center was opened in Smiljan, Croatia in 2006.
The Memorial center is very well organized and consists of the newly renovated birth house of Nikola Tesla (rebuilt several times), a Serbian Orthodox church (where his father was a minister) and a multimedia center. In addition, there are numerous exhibits in the open, including an authentic looking old barn, the little brook where Tesla used to play with an exhibit on it. And there is a futuristic looking children's playground.

After Tesla's birthplace, we will continue to Plitvice Lakes for a nice walk in nature.


8:00 am - pick up from your hotel in Zagreb
10:30 am - arrival to Tesla Memorial center, free time for exploring
11:30 am - 12:30 pm - free time for lunch
2:00 pm - arrival to Plitvice Lakes, tour of the Park
5:00 pm - drive back to Zagreb
7:00 pm - arrival to Zagreb

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Your place of accommodation in Zagreb

End location: Your place of accommodation in Zagreb

Duration: 11 hours


Comfortable air-conditioned vehicle

What’s Included

-transport with air conditioned vehicle
-local guide
-skip the line
-professional guidance at Tesla Memorial center

Estimated Local Cash Needed

300 Kuna - Entrance tickets for Plitvice Lakes

Prices of entrance tickets per person:
1 Jan - 31 Mar and 1 Nov - 31 Dec
Adults ~7,4€
Children and teenagers 7 - 18 years ~ 4,7€
1 Apr - 30 Jun and 1 Sep - 31 Oct
Adults ~20€
Children and teenagers 7 - 18 years ~10,7€
1 Jul - 31 Aug
Adults ~33,4€
Children and teenagers 7 - 18 years ~14,7€

*prices are approximate

Entrance tickets for Nikola Tesla Memorial centre
Adults -7€
Children over 7 years, pupils, students and seniors -3€

-Lunch and drinks

What’s Extra

-entrance tickets for Plitvice Lakes
-entrance tickets for Tesla Memorial center
-food and drinks


I am a licensed guide for Zagreb and Lika-Senj county (Plitvice Lakes) and tour leader for entire Croatia and neighboring countries.
Local guides will be provided in areas I am not licensed to guide.

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Message Rafaella K.

Web address (URL) of this page: http://www.toursbylocals.com/NikolaTeslaPlitviceLakes

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