Zadar 37,7 Km

12/05/2020

Zadar is the living heart of northern Dalmatia. It extends partly on the mainland and partly on a small peninsula. The coast is surrounded by many smaller and larger islands (Pašman, Dugi Otok, Ugljan etc.) Within easy driving distance there are the National Parks of Paklenica and Kornati.

It is an administrative center of the Zadar County, a university town and an important transport hub: there is a ship and ferry port Gaženica, yacht ports, train and bus stations. Zemunik airport. The town is located along the Adriatic Highway, 20 km from the motorway.

Zadar attracts tourists not only for a great swimming and a wide range of services, but also for a number of historical monuments: the church of St. Donat, cathedral of St. Anastasia, the ancient forum, and many other mostly Romanesque and Renaissance buildings. The historic center is dominated by the famous Kalelarga Street, social live is mainly in the Foša Wharf or Arsenal Fortress. There are also numerous museums.

Zadar boasts with two modern, technically unique attractions: on the coast in the most western part of the city you will find the Sea Organs and Greeting to the Sun. The sea organ makes specific sounds, and the Greeting to the Sun creates a set of visual effects.