Karlovac is a city in the northwest Croatia, 45 km southwest of Zagreb with a population of approximately 60,000.
The town is located at the junction of 4 rivers is stunning. Almost everyone knows Karlovac as the city on four rivers. In fact, only three flow through the very city and the fourth, the river Dobra, is a bit on the outskirts - Dobra. Of course, natives will talk about the fifth river – the one made of beer.
Buses and trains depart frequently from Zagreb (50 minutes)
A trip by car on the A1/A6 takes only about 20 minutes from Jadranski Bridge.
The best way to get around is by bicycle.
There are a few museums and a fortress on Dubovac hill with great views of the town.
There are not many shopping options, but there are many grocery stores.
Karlovac is the home of Croatia's most famous brewery, Karlovačko, which is a must try.
As in the case with most of Croatia, rooms are available in private houses.