|Stari grad |
Stari grad: 44.115888, 015.224910 (44°06'57.2"N, 015°13'29.7"E)
Backpackers: 44.114879, 015.226284 (44°06'53.6"N, 015°13'34.6"E)
|Noćni izlazak |
Noćni izlazak: 44.112216, 015.229454 (44°06'44.0"N, 015°13'46.0"E)
|Autobusni kolodvor |
Autobusni kolodvor: 44.106349, 015.241016 (44°06'22.9"N, 015°14'27.7"E)
|Željeznički kolodvor |
Željeznički kolodvor: 44.106479, 015.242342 (44°06'23.3"N, 015°14'32.4"E)
|Trajektna luka |
Trajektna luka: 44.090775, 015.259094 (44°05'26.8"N, 015°15'32.7"E)
|Brodska luka stari grad |
Brodska luka stari grad: 44.116997, 015.227108 (44°07'01.2"N, 015°13'37.6"E)
|Zračna luka |
Zračna luka: 44.106126, 015.346846 (44°06'22.1"N, 015°20'48.6"E)
|Opuštajući i obiteljski odmor |
Opuštajući i obiteljski odmor: 44.136110, 015.212167 (44°08'10.0"N, 015°12'43.8"E)
Located in the very heart of the Adriatic coast, there is a city with a rich 3000 year old history, having numerous cultural and natural beauties, exquisite cuisine and a wide range of tourist attractions. The first mention of city in history ever happened in 4th century B.C. as a settlement ofIllyrian tribe of Liburnians called Jader. The city was often robbed and destroyed, but each time grew stronger, richer and more beautiful. It was ruled by many nations, and numerous monuments, churches and buildings still stand to prove that. Today, Zadar has 74,000 residents who daily enjoy the combination of past that is printed in cobbled streets and walls and all the benefits that a modern city has. Zadar has a rich cultural life, especially in summer. Its fame is such that even the London Times newspaper claims Zadar to be ‘entertainment center on the Adriatic’, while the Guardian calls it ‘the new capital of cool’. Beside the 600 archaeological monuments which date from ancient, medieval and Renaissance periods there are also contemporary architectural and art installations such as the Sea Organ and Greeting to the Sun. Zadar boasts excellent transportation connections with the rest of the country, either by sea, land or air. Seaport Gaženica is located less than 3 kilometers from the city center,while airport, which is only 9 kilometers outside the city has regular air lines with all the major cities in Croatia and 26 European cities. A modern highway makes it possible to reach major cities in just a few hours. Zadar archipelago consists of 24 large and 300 Malo islands and reefs. Three nature parks (Telaščica, Velebit and Vrana) and five national parks (Paklenica, Plitvice, Kornati, Krka and Northern Velebit) stand to prove of untouched nature. Forty years ago, Alfred Hitchcock said that Zadar has the most beautiful sunset in the whole world. In case you do not believe us, you will just have to come for a visit and see for yourself.
Walking through Zadar, you will notice a number of attractions that are worth every view and visit. Since ancient times, its beauty has decorated Zadar and thus encouraged many tourists to return once more. Top sights and attractions we recommend you to visit are: Cathedral of St. Anastasia, Church of St. Donatus, Greeting to the sun&sea organ, St. Mary church&museum, Forum, Church of St. Simon, Folk’s Square, Wide street or ‘Kalelarga’, Barkajoli-rowers of Zadar, Park of Queen Jelena, Land Gate, Church of St. Grisogono, Church of St. Francis of Assisi, Punta bajlo beach (Arbanasi), Paklenica, Telaščica, Kornati.
In the evening, the city of Zadar is transformed into a small stage. From a number of musical events, full of cafés and beaches where you can hear the sounds of guitars, we will surely not be disappointed. Top clubs and bars we recommend you to visit are: Ledana nightclub, Maraschino nightclub.
In most of Zadar restaurants you can taste the delicacies of the sea prepared by top chefs. From the marine fish to the seafood that comes to your table fresh right from the Adriatic Sea. We are sure that it will satisfy the need of even the most demanding of palates.
The average temperature in Zadar is 8°C in winter and in summer it is around 25°C. In Zadar, one year has up to 2530 sunny hours.
Zadar 23000, Dalmatia
44.115866, 015.224772 (44°06’57.1″N, 015°13’29.2″E)
Town hall: firstname.lastname@example.org
Town hall: 00385 (0)23 208 177
Prices in Zadar
45 HRK (6 EUR)
40 HRK (5.20 EUR)
8 HRK ( 1.1 EUR)
6.5 HRK (0.85 EUR)
25 HRK (3.30 EUR)
7 HRK (0.90 EUR)
90 HRK (12.10 EUR)
25 HRK (3.30 EUR)
40 HRK (5.20 EUR)
13 HRK (1.70 EUR)
17 HRK (2.2 EUR)
15 HRK (2 EUR)
|2 person hotel
700 HRK (90 EUR)
|2 person apartment
400 HRK (50EUR)
|1 person hostel
160 HRK (21 EUR)
|Generally||Flat 50 m2
80 000 EUR
6000 HRK (790 EUR)
1000 HRK (130 EUR)
9.50 HRK (1.25 EUR)
8.50 HRK (1.10 EUR)
4 HRK (0.50 EUR)
Find the best location for you to stay depending on your needs
We advise you where to find accommodation depending on what type of traveler you are.
For example, if you are more of a nightlife type, then you will find accommodation near popular tourist streets and night clubs, if you prefer a peaceful and quiet vacation, then it is best for you to accommodate near beaches or parks, and if you are a backpacker travelling without a car, then you should settle in the center, where all events and tourist attractions are located.
Look up for the marked locations on the map for accommodation and their distance from important points of interest.
You like going out until late at night, popular tourist streets abounding with people, night clubs and similar activities? Then accommodate in the center of events and don’t waste too much time on traveling.
You had enough of business stress and you went on vacation to relax far away from the everyday hustle? For you it is best to settle right next to a beach, park or in the old city center where at the evening you will visit popular sights after enjoying on the beach.
You are always willing to spend time with people, because of which you travel in a unique way so you could meet the local people and make new acquaintances. If you travel without a car and have a limited budget, we recommend you a favorable accommodation in the city centre so that everything is at hand’s reach.
Scams in Zadar
During your stay in Zadar, you do not have to be afraid of frauds and theft, because Croatia is a safe country, and you will be safe in it. You will rarely see a thief or a criminal running from the police in the street because they are almost no such occurrences. Also, as far as the retailers in Croatia, people are very friendly, sometimes they are even willing to negotiate the price, but they will definitely not try to trick you.
The only thing you should be careful about is when you are driving with a taxi make sure that the taxi driver turns on the taximeter, because they are obliged to do that but sometimes they “forget” and charge you more then they should.
Croatia boasts on numerous private taxis who are always there for you. In some cities, from your accommodation place to your destination it will take you 20kn/5 km, which is more than affordable. The friendly staff will show you a place where something is, explain where you can find something or simply answer your questions.
The entire Croatia has a highly developed and modern bus transportation. Affordable, friendly staff, comfortable seats and wifi in some. Simply enough for a pleasant journey.
As far as marine transport in Croatia, we can say that we have good connectivity to many European cities. With the beautiful Adriatic sea, scenery, friendly staff, very clean and safe type of transport, your trip will be unforgettable and you will hardly wait to repeat it.
Croatian railways cannot say that they have the most modern trains, but they are safe and neat. Although it will take you a longer time to reach your destination, with affordable prices, friendly staff and beautiful scenery, your trip will pass quickly.
Croatia is relatively well connected via the air transport. You can mainly travel across the bigger cities, as well as bigger islands which record a larger number of tourists. The main central airport connected to other airports in Croatia is the city of Zagreb. The country has its own airline called Croatia Airlines. The company’s airplanes are secure and comfortable, but are usually rather small. Croatia airlines offers domestic flights, as well as international flights to major European cities.
If you wish to afford a solid holiday in Croatia, here are a few tips. Please note that prices are different in different parts of the country, but the difference is not that big. For a single person’s seven days stay in Zadar it takes about 1050 HRK (140 EUR) for accommodation, 700 HRK (90 EUR) for food, 550 HRK (70 EUR) for pocket money and a few souvenirs.
Croatia has a very good knowledge of foreign languages. The Croats skillfully communicate mostly in English, then in German, Italian, and French, Spanish, Hungarian and other languages known to a smaller number of people.
In terms of religion, Croatia provides its citizens with freedom of choice. However, the largest number of believers belong to Catholicism, Orthodox and evangelical religion, then to Islam and Protestantism. But there is also a certain percentage of people referred to as atheists or members of other religious communities.
In Croatia there are type C, E and F outlets, so if you do not have an appropriate cable, we recommend that you take the appropriate adapter with you. The voltage in the country is 220, 240V.
The currency used in Croatia is kuna (HRK). In order to have an idea of the value of the kuna, here is a couple of examples of it’s value: 1 EUR (7.50 HRK), 1 USD (6.80 HRK), 1 CHF (6.80 HRK) 100 JPY (6.10 HRK), 1 CNY (1 HRK).
Phone – SIM card
SIM card – pay as you go that are mostly used in Croatia are Bon-Bon, Tele2, Tomato. Prices for calls within the Croatia are quite affordable and you do not have to expect high costs. If you phone home, the price of outgoing calls to the Member States of the European Union amounts is 4.50 HRK (0.60 EUR)/min, and the price of the message is 0.99 HRK (0.13 EUR).