Zadar is the largest city of northern Dalmatia. City is rich in history and culture and one of the main centers of entertainment in the Croatian coast. This is a coastal city with a special atmosphere and interesting places that are characterized by beautiful nature. Zadar is a great holiday destination throughout the year and there is always plenty to offer to its visitors. From Zadar to Split, capital city of region Dalmatia it takes two hours journey.
INTERESTING FEATURES ABOUT ZADAR
There are many interesting attractions that are adorned by Zadar since the history of the city dates back to ancient times. Even in the 9th century BC on the territory of today’s Zadar there was a settlement called Jader. In 2nd century BC Jader conquered the Romans and arranged it according to the then Roman standards of urbanism. During the Middle Ages, Zadar, with its merchant power, represented great competition at then powerful Venice. Today Zadar is an urban and cultural center of Dalmatia whose historic monuments are proud to present their story to many visitors. From Zadar to Split you can go on a short or longer vacation. Although known as a city with a rich nightlife, Zadar is actually a great place for families, and for lovers of history, architecture and nature. In the old part of the city there are some of the city’s major institutions such as the municipality, faculty, court, but also some famous attractions such as the famous Wide Street, i.e. Kalelagre, the Cathedral of St. Stosija, City fortress, church St. Donat, National Square.
The most famous and biggest attraction of the old city is the Sea organ. The masterpiece of modern architecture that is unique in the world. The sea organ is a stone staircase divided into seven levels below which there are tubes of different proportions which, when the waves hit the plate, produce the most diverse swords. Every year, thousands of tourists gather here to enjoy the incredible sounds of the sea. When it comes to Zadar’s beaches, there are a lot of beaches you can visit, although certainly the most famous are Kolovare, Uskok and Borik.
Zadar is located in the very center of the Adriatic region so it is very well connected to the whole region. Zadar is great starting point for excursions to national parks. You can take tours to National park Krka or Plitvice and journey take only one hour from Zadar. Adriatic Transfers will provide you with transport to any place in Zadar at the best prices because the company’s headquarters are located in Zadar. If you want a trip from Zadar to Split, or from Zadar to Novalja, Adriatic Transfers is there for you.