Zadar

Plan your Travels to Zadar

Zadar is a city of romance and love, as well as a place of passion and spirit, surrounded by historical ramparts, a treasury of the archaeological and monumental riches of ancient and medieval times, Renaissance and many contemporary architectural achievements such as the first Sea Organ in the world.

The city of Zadar is an easily reached destination by land, sea and air. It has a good traffic infrastructure through which it is directly connected to other bigger cities of the Republic of Croatia and Europe, with extraordinary accommodation and contemporary service of numerous marinas. Whichever way you want to reach Zadar, the natural beauty of the landscape will not leave you equanimous.

Situated in the heart of the Adriatic, Zadar is the urban center of northern Dalmatia as administrative, economic, cultural and political center of the region with 75,000 inhabitants. The coast is particularly indented, the islands and the untouched nature allures many boaters to this regions. The archipelago counts 24 bigger and about 300 smaller islets and rocks, 3 nature parks – Telašćica, Velebit and Vransko jezero and 5 national parks – Paklenica, Plitvice lakes, Kornati Islands, Krka and Sjeverni Velebit classifying Zadar and its surroundings at the very top of the Croatian tourist offer.

Trip to Zadar FAQs

What is the best time to visit Zadar?

The best time to visit Zadar The Mediterranean climate of Zadar equals cold winters and warm, humid summers. The best time to stop by for a visit is anywhere between May to October. You’re guaranteed the best possible weather between June and August, with average temperatures of 24 to 28 degrees Celsius.

What are the essential sights to see in Zadar?

Must see attractions in Zadar. Another wacky and wonderful creation by Nikola Bašić (the local architect who designed the nearby Sea Organ), this 22m-wide circle set into the pavement Zadar’s incredible Sea Organ, designed by local architect Nikola Bašić, is unique. 

Zadar Land City Gate which is located to the east of Zadar Old Town, beside the pretty little Fosa Harbour, is a good place to start your tour of Zadar. Exploring Zadar Old Town is a joyful thing to do in Zadar because the streets are mostly pedestrianised. Most of the historical sights in Zadar Old Town are within a walking distance of each other, so you will find it quite enjoyable to stroll around the Old Town’s narrow polished streets and squares. History enthusiasts will be thrilled by a visit to the Roman Forum in Zadar which is home to 2000-year-old ancient Roman ruins. Here, the Roman ruins which are laid out nicely were once a Roman Forum which was commissioned by Emperor Augustus, evoke an intriguing image of life in ancient Zadar under the Roman Empire.

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How many days do you need in Zadar?

If you want to take your time and discover the region, you will need at least three days in Zadar. Zadar is a great base to explore some of the most popular tourist attractions in Croatia, including a few National parks you can visit on a day trip from Zadar.

Our Zadar Tour Packages

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Journey through the captivating beauty of Croatia on an exhilarating 8-day itinenerary that takes you from the enchanting coastal city of Dubrovnik to the vibrant capital of Zagreb.

The Discover – Zadar City Tour

Embark on a journey through time as we invite you to join our guided tour of the ancient city of Zadar, Croatia. This immersive 2-hour walking tour is an opportunity to unravel the layers of history that have shaped this captivating city, revealing hidden gems, intriguing stories, and a rich cultural heritage.

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Come join us and let your worries drift away! The Morlacco experienece Zadar includes delicious wine, award-winning Pag cheese, a chef prepared meal, and an old mine tour. Get to know our authentic Croatian tradition at Morlacco.

Private Boat Tour from Zadar to the National park Kornati

Choose our Kornati private tour and experience this unique archipelago, which will leave you speechless. Since the trip is fully adjusted to you, you can create your own schedule.

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Discover the beauty of a picturesque watermill village of Rastoke, and the most popular national park, and a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Croatia – Plitvice Lakes.

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Make the most of your next trip. Discover top-rated attractions you can’t miss. Cover the highlights of Croatia in this 9 day itinerary. Starting in Zagreb, you’ll make your way south to Dubrovnik.

Magnificent Croatia: Zagreb to Dubrovnik – 7 days

This 7-day itinerary covers the highlights of magnificent Croatia, starting in the medieval city of Zagreb and ending in Gem of the Croatian south – Dubrovnik & Neretva Valley.

Explore Croatia: Dubrovnik to Zagreb – 8 Days

Dare to discover the captivating nature of Croatia and travel through the incredibly turbulent history of the coastal cities.  Enjoy this complete 8-day itinerary covering the Best of Croatia from Dubrovnik to Zagreb.

Best of Croatia: Zagreb to Dubrovnik – 12 Days

Dare to discover the captivating nature of Croatia and travel through the incredibly turbulent history of the coastal cities. Enjoy this complete 12-day itinerary covering the Best of Croatia from Zagreb to Dubrovnik.

Charms of Croatia: Dubrovnik to Zagreb – 10 Days

Croatia is everything unexpected. Discover top-rated attractions and sights you can’t miss. Enjoy 10-day itinerary across Croatia covering the best attractions from Dubrovnik to Zagreb.

Best of Slovenia, Croatia, Herzegovina & Montenegro – 12 Days

Embark on a 12-Day Odyssey: Explore the Best of the Adriatic from Ljubljana to DubrovnikDelve into the allure of Croatia’s mesmerizing landscapes and navigate the rich tapestry of its coastal cities.

Croatian Highlights: Zagreb to Dubrovnik – 9 days

Embark with us in the exploration of this place of sun, sand, river, and the sea. Visit the incredible capital of Croatia, Zagreb, magnificent lakes Plitvice and other Croatian jewels under UNESCO’s heritage protection.

Highlights of Croatia: Zagreb to Dubrovnik – 14 Days

Make the most of your next trip. Discover top-rated attractions and sights you can’t miss. Cover the highlights of Croatia in this two-week itinerary.

Best of Croatia and Slovenia – 14 Days

Explore the best of Best of Croatia & Slovenia in 14 Days! Visit the magical underworld in Postojna, admire lakes Bled and Plitvice national Park, taste local flavours of Istria!Embark on an exclusive adventure through Croatia and Slovenia with our Private Tour.

Enchanting Croatia: Dubrovnik to Zagreb – 9 Days

Uncover Croatia’s stories through ancient sites, picturesque landscapes, and dynamic cityscapes. Join us on this unforgettable 9-day adventure to experience the true enchantment of Croatia.

Essence of Croatia: Zagreb to Dubrovnik – 8 Days

Join us for a remarkable exploration that encapsulates the essence of Croatia in just 8 unforgettable days.From the dynamic capital of Zagreb to the coastal allure of Dubrovnik, this 8-day journey showcases the country’s diverse landscapes, rich history, and culture.

Unveiling Croatia’s Treasures: Zagreb to Dubrovnik – 10 Days

We invite you on an incredible journey through Croatia’s cultural and natural wonders. From the vibrant energy of Zagreb to the timeless allure of Dubrovnik, this 10-day exploration encompasses historical landmarks, stunning landscapes, and local charm.

Captivating Croatia: Dubrovnik to Zagreb – 8 days

Journey through the captivating beauty of Croatia on an exhilarating 8-day itinenerary that takes you from the enchanting coastal city of Dubrovnik to the vibrant capital of Zagreb.

The Discover – Zadar City Tour

Embark on a journey through time as we invite you to join our guided tour of the ancient city of Zadar, Croatia. This immersive 2-hour walking tour is an opportunity to unravel the layers of history that have shaped this captivating city, revealing hidden gems, intriguing stories, and a rich cultural heritage.

Morlacco Experience Zadar

Come join us and let your worries drift away! The Morlacco experienece Zadar includes delicious wine, award-winning Pag cheese, a chef prepared meal, and an old mine tour. Get to know our authentic Croatian tradition at Morlacco.

Private Boat Tour from Zadar to the National park Kornati

Choose our Kornati private tour and experience this unique archipelago, which will leave you speechless. Since the trip is fully adjusted to you, you can create your own schedule.

Magnificent Plitvice Lakes, Zadar & Rastoke Village

Discover the beauty of a picturesque watermill village of Rastoke, and the most popular national park, and a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Croatia – Plitvice Lakes.