Head for Dolac market in search of colourful autumn produce such as red peppers, all manner of pumpkins and Croatian mandarins from the Neretva delta.
Forget the Beaujolais nouveau and knock back a glass or two of Portugizac, the light and fruity young red wine that is at its best in mid-autumn.
Join the autumnal chestnut frenzy by picking up a bag of fresh-roast nuts from street vendors, or enjoying a bowl of delicious chestnut purée in a city-centre café.
Soak up the autumnal colours along Dubravkin put, the hidden woodland pathway just north of the Upper Town.
Go mushrooming in the wooded foothills of Mount Medvednica on the city’s northern suburbs.