Dalmatia - Zadar

A Riot of Colour

With the intense blue of sea, the lush deep greens of pine and olive groves and the pure white of Dalmatia stone, the Zadar

region’s colour palette is extraordinary and unique in the world.

 

It is only in this part of land that you will peek into the world’s smallest cathedral –the Church of the Holy Cross, in the city of

Nin–, before touring the largest Roman forum on these shores of the Adriatic.

 

And if that were not enough, you will discover the origins of Croatia’s cultural identity in the city of Zadar, with over 3,000

years of history.

 

TRAVELLING THROUGH TIME

A trek that connects the traces and remains of 25 centuries of history.

Where to go

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Church of St. Donatus, Zadar

As a symbol of the city of Zadar and the most famous example of early medieval Croatian architecture, the church is unique in Europe. Due to its superb acoustics, it is also a popular venue for music events.

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Nin Cathedral

Historic town Nin is approximately 15 kilometres from Zadar.

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Pag–salt Pans

Known as white gold, salt was a strategic product crucial to life for centuries. Salt pans in Pag cover a total area of 3.01 square kilometres and remain important even nowadays, due to the role the sea plays in modern life. Pag salt has a particularly high mineral content.

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Paklenica National Park

Nestled among the highest peaks of the Velebit and the coast, this national park offers visitors the chance to swim in the sea and scale its peaks all in the same day.

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Telašćica

This deep bay is one of the most popular havens for yachtsmen in the Adriatic, providing a safe berth during the strongest storms. The rocky shores of the bay are low on the landward side while facing out to sea are imposing cliffs reaching in places the heights of 180 metres.

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Vrana Lake

Vrana Lake may be accessed by waterway or by land, although the former option is preferable due to the wetlands which must be traversed if arriving by land. The lake’s waters are brackish, with its abundance of both freshwater and sea fish attracting many anglers.