WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW BEFORE COMING TO ZAGREB
HOW TO GET TO ZAGREB?
PLANE - you will arrive to new Zagreb airport which is located 30 km from downtown Zagreb. You can take a taxi or cheaper Croatia airlines bus that takes you to the Central bus station in Zagreb. The bus leaves every 30 min in front of the terminal at the airport (TIMETABLE). After 8pm bus follows airport timetable. You may purchase a ticket at the bus driver (price: 30 kuna, approx. €4).
TRAIN - you will arrive at the central railway station in zagreb. take the tram no. 6 (towards crnomerec) or no. 13 (towards rg bana Jelacica) & exit at the 2nd station (Trg bana Jelacica - main square).
SUMMER SCHOOL LOCATION:
Address: Frankopanska 22
Ballet course is held in new dance studios of Academy of Theatrical arts.
It`s one tram station from the main city square and two tram stations from hostel. Trams number 12, 13, 14 and 17 go from the Main square.
Trams 12 and 14 will take you from hostel to Frankopanska street, but it`s even easier on foot.
Those staying in hostel will be guided to studios on the first day.
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The majority of our students are staying in Hostel "Bureau" (Vlaška street 40).
It's just a short walk from the Main square.
Rooms will be shared between two to four people. Hostel has air-conditioned rooms, wireless internet, and wardrobes with key.
Linen and towels are provided.
Arrival is on Sunday July 14th and departure is on July 28th. For those leaving after week 1, departure is on the 21st.
Breakfast and lunch are served in hostel.
TIMETABLE - Intermediate group
8:40 - 10:00 Ballet class
10:10 - 10:40 Pointe class
10:45 - 11:25 Variations class
11:30 - 12:15 Character dances
12:25 - 13:10 Contemporary
13:10 - 14:10 Individual classes
TIMETABLE - Senior group
10:10 - 11:30 Ballet class
11:30 - 12:00 Men technique
11:40 - 12:10 Pointe class
12:20 - 13:20 Variations class / Pas de deux
13:25 -14:10 Contemporary
14:10 - 15:10 Individual classes
7:00 - 9:00 Breakfast
8:40 - 14:10 Ballet classes
15:15 - 16:15 Lunch
Afternoon is free time (we suggest group visit to Museum of Illusions, Museum of Broken relationships, Zagreb eye and Lotrščak tower)
Everybody younger than 18 needs to be in hostel by 21:30
Zagreb is an easy city to explore because of its efficient system of trams and busses. .
There are several types of travel tickets:
30-min ticket costs 4 kunas
1 hour ticket costs 7 kunas
1.5-hour ticket costs 10 kunas.
These prices are valid only if you buy tickets at newsstand!!! When purchased from driver it will cost you 15 kunas (approx. 2 euros)
Tickets must be validated when entering the tram. You can validate your ticket at the first or last ticket reader on the tram, the middle ones don't have the ability to validate single tickets.
There is no specific dress code, but teachers should be able to see your body.
Make sure to bring: enough leotards, ballet shoes, point shoes, tights
Shoes for character dance are not required.
Zarely.co has made a special discount for our students.
In case you forgot something, there is a ballet shop 10 minutes walk from ballet studios.
Ballet shop "Pirouette", address: Gundulićeva 39
PLITVICE LAKES Tour
On Sunday, July 21st , we organize a full day tour to Plitvice lakes. Only 2 hours drive from Zagreb you will find yourself in this natural wonder, hiking around both the lower and the upper lakes, and taking a ride in the electric boat.
Price is approx. €55 (€70 for adults), payable in Croatian money.
The price includes: bus transportation, ticket to National park and a guide. Food and drinks are not included in the price.
Please take comfortable walking shoes, food and water.
TOP 5 THINGS TO VISIT IN ZAGREB
1) Upper town (Church of st.Mark, Church of st.Catherine, Museum of Naïve art etc.)
2) Museum of broken relationships
3) Museum of illusions
4) Lotrščak tower
5) Jarun lakes
We will organize group visits to some of the museums.
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