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Zadar, Croatia is located in the very center of the Croatian Adriatic, in the most indented part of the coast. The national parks Plitvice, Paklenica, Krka and Kornati, nature parks Velebit and Telascica, as well as more than 300 islands and islets are all in the vicinity of this historical town. Natural beauties, numerous coves and beaches, cultural and historical monuments, and tourist offerings, make Zadar one of the most attractive tourist destinations in Croatia. Accommodation in Zadar spans everything from apartments,rest houses, beachfront villas (in Diklo) and hostels to hotels. Thanks to its geographical position, Zadar has a mild Mediterranean climate, which is reflected in the beautiful Mediterranean vegetation, with occasional exotic subtropical plants in town parks. An average air temperature in the summer months is 25 C, 7C in the winter, while the average sea temperature is 23C during the summer.
In Zadar, the apartments, rest houses, private rooms and hostels provide the best value for your accommodation budget. Renting an apartment can be an economical choice for families as the cost is usually much lower than renting a few hotel rooms.
Its historical and cultural heritage make Zadar one of the most interesting Mediterranean towns.
The following cultural monuments are worth visiting:
Traditional events in Zadar, Croatia:
- the church of Saint Donat from the 9th century - a unique one in Europe
- The Roman Forum from the 1st century, from the Emperor August times - the largest researched forum site on the eastern Adriatic coast
- the Saint Mary's Bell Tower from the year 1105, a lovely Romanesque building, built by Koloman, a Croat-Hungarian king
- The Harbour Gate with an arch dating from Roman times
- Saint Francis' Monastery with treasury and the oldest Gothic church in Dalmatia
- the Cathedral of Saint Stosija from the 13th century is one of the most beautiful Romanesque churches with floor mosaics in Croatia, dating back from the 5th century
- the Church of Saint Grisogono from the 12th century is one of the most beautiful Romanesque churches in Croatia
- the Church of Saint Peter and Saint Andrew the Elder, from the 5-6th century
- Saint Simeon's Church with the saint's tomb, is the most precious example of the Croatian medieval goldsmith
- Sea organs
- The Greeting to the Sun
- Museum of Ancient Glass Zadar
Fun and night life in Zadar:
- Music Nights in Donat
- The New Theatre Festival
- Zadar Summer Theater Festival
- various art performances
- "Night of the full moon", which is held in July
- public festival "Days of Maraska"
Best beaches in Zadar:
- Discotheque "Forum" in city center
- club "Arsenal"
- Lounge bar "Ledana", perfect place for enjoying drinks and music in the beautiful surrounding of the romantic Queen Jelena Park
- Night Club Maraschino
- Hitch Bar
- Rafting on Zrmanja river
- Maslenica Bridge Bungee Jumping: bridge is situated about 30km from Zadar.
- Mango - cocktail bar on the waterfront at Diklo
- numerous cafes on Kalelarga street
- Kolovare - the most popular beach in Zadar is pebbled and partly cemented
- Osljak Island - small islet, ideal for people who are looking for peace and privacy. Island of Osljak is connected with Zadar via ferry.
- Borik - sandy beach awarded with Blue flag for water quality and cleanliness
- Diklo - long pebble beach in elite summer resort.
As elsewhere in Croatia, many apartment owners in Zadar expect you to stay for at least three nights. In summer due to high demand for accommodation you may be expected to stay for seven nights, especially in apartments.