ZADAR General informations
ZADAR - Croatia - Dalmatia - Private accommodation - Hotels - Holiday resorts - Family run-hotels - Cruises - Boat Charter
Zadar - for centuries the capital city of Dalmatia and today the centre of the region and county.
A city with a rich heritage of world importance, visible at every step.
Based on a three thousand year old tradition, the Zadar Its attractiveness is due greatly to its fantastic natural surroundig.
The City of Zadar is not only known for its historical and cultural monuments but also for its amply supplied vegetable and fish markets on the peninsula (a part of the old city).
The market is daily supplied with fresh fruit and vegetables from the rich hinterland of “Ravni Kotari”, the fruitful waters of Lake Vrana and the islands of Ugljan and Pasman.
Judged by the variety of goods on offer, it is one of the largest markets in Croatia.In the direct vicinity of the “green market” is the fish market with an exceptionally diverse offer of fish and seafood, as well as salted sardines by the piece. The fish market is situated close to the promenade, where lively coloured fishing boats of all sizes lay crowded in the morning. The fishing tradition in these parts is very old (1995 marked the 1000th anniversary since the first written account of fishing in Croatia – Sali / Dugi Otok) and the most famous fishing town on the Adriatic is situated on the island of Ugljan.
Zadar - Beaches :
1- beach on hotels resort „Borik“, 4 km far away from centre,
on the West side from centre. One side of beach is sandy (with switchback, swimming-pools, restaurants, renting,
tennis-courts)and the other side are pebbly (with breakwaters
and caffe-terrace). Whole area is completly rebuilt and today is one of the best in Dalmatia. Whole area are in pine-tree forest
2-beach on the Puntamika cape, 5 km from centre, 500 m from Borik, pebbly and rocky beach.
Natural nad quiet beach. All area is in pine-tree forest
3- beach „Yaching club Vitrenjak“, 4 km far away from centre,
500 m from Borik, pebbly beach close yachts marina.
4-beach in district Diklo- 6 km far away from centre, 1 km
from Borik, sandy pebbly and gravelly beaches with caffe-bars
and restaurant. Whole west side of town have a rich offer for visitors: hotels, marinas, camping, youthostel, numerous caffe-bars, restaurants, wine-cellers, night-clubs, discoteques, amusement park, souvenirs shops, sportyards…
5- beach Kolovare, belong to the hotel „Kolovare“, 2 km far
away from centre, on the East side of town, sanday and
gravelly beach, partly is shadow, with open swimming-pool
6- beach on the Punta Bajlo cape, 4 km to the centre, East side
of town, beautiful rocky beach.
Zadar - Accommodation :
In town of Zadar there are over a few thousands touristic beds,
in every kind of accommodation :
- Falkensteiner Hotels & Resorts Borik (Hotel Club Funimation Borik****, Garden Wing Adriana****, Slavija, Hotel Donat***, Hotel Zadar**)
- Hotel Kolovare ***
- Hotel President ****
- Hotel Mediteran ***
- Hotel Porto ***
- Aparthotel Villa Hresc****
- Hotel Villa Nico ***
In Hostel Zarar
Auto - camping "Borik"
Nautic marinas : Borik, Uskok, Tankerkomerc
Zadar - Entertainment :
- Gotham City Club
- City Club Forum
- Arsenal Club
- Maya Pub
- Yachting Club
- The Garden
During the summertime in town is lot of events. Some of them are:
-International festival of classic music- in the St.Donatus
-International theatre festival – „Zadar in dreams“ – July
-Children musical festival – „Jadera 2005“-,June-July
-„Night of full moon“ – original events of traditional food,
drinks and music, July
-„Varoška fešta“- the biggest touristic party in town (100000 visitors), August
-„Zadarske feštice“ – small partys every Fridays, on the town streets, June-August
And come to the Zadar, the town of basketball and the best fans on the World
air-port Zadar-Zemunik (10 km), ferry-boat port (centre), railway and bus station (2 km from centre). From Zadar driving buslines to every bigger town in Croatia and international buslines.
possible to reach the central Zadar Riviera region equally easily from all directions and by all means of transport.
Just offshore of the 1200 km long coast, most indented coastline in the Mediterranean, there is an array of four strings of islands beginning with the largest: Pag, Dugi Otok, Ugljan, Pasman, leading to the smaller ones: Silba, Molat, Olib, Premuda, Iz, Vrgada,Sestrunj