Zadar a city of several thousand years, is in the middle of the Equal Kotar. Zadar is now an urban center, filled with traces of various cultures, which follow one another more than a century. Since the arrival of the Croats in the early Middle Ages, Zadar has increased significantly compared to its original size. The remains of the ancient Forum, the Holy Trinity Church, renamed after the medieval bishop Donat Zadar, the Roman Basilica of St. Anastasia, and other medieval churches, the city walls, the unique collection of Gold and Silver of Zadar, residential buildings of the 19th century - all these are included in the ancient city of Zadar.
Croatia with its famous resort has long been a desirable place for recreation for many people. The mild climate, the favorable geographical position and the desire to improve the service sector - all these factors positively influenced the development of tourism in this Balkan country. Perhaps the least known resort of Croatia among holidaymakers is Zadar. Nevertheless, tourism has long existed in Zadar, as evidenced by the abundance of hotels and apartments of different levels of comfort. Today Zadar is a fairly large resort town. It is situated in North Dalmatia, on the northwest coast of Equal Kotar. This location always determined the importance of Zadar in the life of the country, the city developed and became the historical, cultural and tourist center of Zadar County.
Tours in Zadar
Tours in Zadar can enjoy the many attractions of the city: you can go around the peninsula, not going beyond just one street - Kalelarga or Wide. In the central part of Zadar a few museums are located, famous all over the country Historical Archives, which holds many important documents in Croatia. The cultural heritage of Zadar is first of all deserved for its magnificent architecture: many of the houses were built in the Gothic style. In Zadar there is a five star hotel Falkensteiner Hotel & Spa Ladera, which is frequented by lovers of outdoor activities from European countries: in addition to a spacious conference area for 7 rooms, fine dining, massage and SPA-rooms, there is a soccer field, tennis courts, sports and playgrounds. Tours in Zadar suggest placing a premium 3-and 4-star hotels, there are also suggestions for lovers in the villa or in an apartment with a loft. Many of the hotels are located right on the beach! Hotels and hotels in Zadar are equipped in accordance with international standards operating at their restaurants which will allow all visitors to enjoy an authentic Croatian cuisine.
Rest in Zadar
Rest in Zadar is preferred by many fans of extreme tourism: diving attracts abundance tiny bays, where you can enjoy the depth of the primeval beauty of the nature. Climbers and cavers from all over come here every year to explore the numerous caves and caverns, to conquer the steep cliffs, the waterfalls and cliffs ... On the shingle beaches of Zadar people come to rest with their families, and there is a lesson for all to taste. By the way, the Croatian Zadar sea organ is a man-made - a monumental structure, capable of producing sound in high winds. Analogues to it there is in no other country in the world. Zadar is also known that it is in the center of several berths, capable of large cruise liners. The Zadar airport, even in the peak season has not overloaded flights, which are especially important for families with young children. You can also fly to the airport in Split and then take the shuttle bus. The journey takes about 3 hours. Tours in Zadar allow tourists to visit the national parks Krka and Kornati, Paklenica and many others. The vicinity of Zadar is an archipelago of more than 300 small islands, which, if desired, can be reached by boat. Fans will appreciate the relaxing beaches of the peninsula Primosten: here you can relax and enjoy the beauty of the opening to form small islands in the sea. Zadar is home to one of the oldest universities in Croatia. It was founded in 1396. It has students from different cities, and the local entertainment infrastructure evolves from year to year. Young people who enjoy spending time in a big company, make new friends and going to discos can also visit the nearby island of Pag, where carnivals are held twice a year. Not far away on the beach Zrzhe sounds, rhythmic music are organized for young people "in full" on "Croatian Ibiza". Rest in Zadar will be remembered for life if a e person had ever been here.
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If you want to visit Croatia, the first place to visit runs probably to the Dalmatian coast.
As the locals say all begins at Zadar , the rest is Istria.
Dalmatia is composed of known cities such as Zadar, Trogir, but by far the most spectacular is Dubrovnik.
After you have seen it once, you want to see it again.
It lures you with its natural beauty and induces relaxation and its old historical centers transpose you to the West Emperor Diocletian world.
Today Dalmatia is the most visited part of Croatia, where most tourists prefer to spend their vacation.
Trogir is an old town, included in UNESCO.
It is studded with numerous cafes which tempt you to take a little break and enjoy the landscape.
The port which once ships were docked and where the traders once brought their goods and spices from the Orient and India, is now anchored with yachts and luxury cruise ships.
In the fifteenth and the sixteenth centuries this area was the rival of Venice and quickly became a place to develop both arts, architecture and commerce by sea.
Dubrovnik is one of the most attractive destinations in Croatia.
It has wonderful architectural beauty but also many opportunities for relaxation and fun which attract tourists from many parts of the world.
The Old Town has a special beauty: medieval buildings, narrow streets built in slope amaze tourists’ keen eyes.
You can enjoy a delicious ice cream in the shade of a palm to forget the heat and also it is a good opportunity to admire the beautiful architecture of the buildings.
The Great Onofrio Well, the city walls of Dubrovnik, Minceta are places not to be missed.
Croatia has long been regarded as one of the most beautiful regions of Europe, its rocky coastline and deserted islands attracting millions of tourists each year.
Most people visit Croatia in July and August.
Even if in April and in May you cannot enjoy the clear waters of the sea, you may walk in a natural park where you can see spectacular scenery: pine forests that soak in the turquoise waters of Lake Kozjak.
Another choice is equally alluring Opatija, the city of roses and magnolias.
Called the "Nice" of the Adriatic, Opatija was the nineteenth-century kings European favorite resort because of the good climate, beautiful gardens and luxurious accommodation.
Cuisine Croatia offers a variety of foods and specialties, including the most popular snacks: the grilled meat, the smoked ham (prsut) of Dalmatia, the Pag cheese or sheep's cheese.
The main dishes vary according to the region visited.
In Dalmatia, the Istria peninsula and the islands, food is based on fishery products, and meat as "pasticada" or boiled.
Let's not forget the olives, the meat or fish with potatoes, cooked in a rustic way, in the oven.
As the most famous dessert specialties are rodents, Mandula, dried figs of Dalmatia, many other specialties are cooked on the basis of almonds, honey and citrus.
Thus, I can say that the entire Croatian coast can be likened to a string of pearls, each island has a different shape and size, but their brilliance attracts you like a magnet which you cannot resist.
If you want an unforgettable vacation, Croatia is the choice you will not regret.