What to see in Zadar
Zadar is Croatian town of the historical region of Dalmatia, the economic and cultural center of northern Dalmatia, the fifth largest city in Croatian. The city resembles a broken mosaic of a large number of architectural structures. It has about 70 thousand people, which is not small number for Croatian cities.
How to get to Zadar
Zadar has its own international airport, where you can get to the city by public bus or a local taxi. The city has a good transport interchange with the neighboring cities of Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and several European capitals. With Zadar islands, coastal regions and Ancona, Zadar is connected by sea lines.
Beaches of Zadar
Zadar has the most beautiful coastline from the entire Adriatic region. There are picturesque bays and pine groves that grow close to the sea. Sea water in these parts is clean, and most beaches are sandy. The islands of Zadar are adapted for active recreation. You can get there by ferry or by renting a yacht from a charter company.
Sights of Zadar
The nature of this region is diverse and delightful. You must see all the beauty with your own eyes. Near Zadar there are national parks – northern Velebit, Kornati and Paklenica. In the parks there are many caves, some of them are extreme and require special training. From the top of the city tower you can enjoy a stunning view of Zadar. One of the popular attractions of the city is the church in the Romanesque style – the Holy Virgin Mary. The church belongs to the Benedictine monastery, which houses a museum of cult art. Renaissance lovers should visit the Croatian People’s Square to see the beauty of the Renaissance. The central landmark of Zadar is the sea organ. Also worth a look and visit the Cathedral of St. Anastasia, the Museum of Church Art, the French monastery, the church of St. Crsevans, St. Peter, St. Simon and St. Michael. The Museum of Archeology of Zadar, National, Marine and Ethnological Museum is very popular.