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.