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Veli Iz that is located on the western part of Iz island (near Zadar) is an ideal place for a peaceful summer vacation. The place is famous amongst the foreign guests for plenty of reasons and mainly for its amazing beaches. Iz is the most beautiful island of Zadar archipelago, with its population of potters, olive growers and fishermen. Veli Iz is covered with some typical Mediterranean flora and has many cultivated olive trees.
The main symbols of the town are traditional carpentry, sailing and fishing proficiencies, as well as the contemporary marina and the 100 year old dockyard. The town hosts several Romanesque buildings, presenting the amazing local architecture; additionally, some rare exhibits can be found at the local Homeland Museum (Zavicajni muzej). The island of Iz is surrounded by lots of cliffs and islets, giving the adventurous sailors plenty opportunities to explore new bays and beaches; it is also a good place to start a journey to the Kornati National Park.
A unique summer event in town is the Festival of Iz, "Iska Festa". It is a inaction of the ancient folklore ceremony of choosing the king of the village. Usually it is accompanied by traditional sports, crafts and costumes, as well as some following events.
The cuisine of the Iz island is a healthy one, because it consists entirely of natural bounties of the area, including fish, vegetables, olive oil and self-sown near-sea herbs. Some of the dishes that can be found in the local menu are fresh sea fish (grouper, mackerel, pilchards, sea-bass, gilthead and dogs tooth) boiled, marinated or grilled; other types of sea food, such as mollusk (octopus, cuttlefish and squids), shellfish (oysters, date-shells and mussels) and crustaceans (shrimps and lobsters) - all boiled in a fish stew or as a risotto, can also be seen in the local menu.
Consistent daily boat routes to and from Zadar make Veli Iz an easily accessible destination by tourists, including families with little children. On our site you can find accommodation in Veli Iz. All accommodation lists include contact details of their direct owners, as well as detailed photos and property information.