Things TO DO during your stay
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Zadar won the Best European Destination 2016 for good reason. The city has breathtaking sights unlike any other place in the world starting with the most beautiful sunsets. Some of the must-see attractions include the most visited Greeting to the Sun and Sea Organs. Zadar city is rich with history surrounded by walls and gates that date back to the Venetian era circa 1540s. People's Square, Forum, and Five Wells Square are the three main squares we recommend adding to your sightseeing tour.
Museums and Churches
Amongst many churches located on the Zadar peninsula, historically the most interesting are the Church of St. Donatus, Saint Anastasia's Cathedral and the Church of Stomorica. If you’re not keen on entering, enjoy the church view from outside while sitting at a café, or even among the Roman forum ruins.
Zadar is also filled with endless museums and galleries to explore. Exhibitions change with the seasons to keep visitors returning. We recommend visiting the Museum of Illusions that will change the way you see the world.
Festivals and Nightlife
The nightlife scene makes a trip to Zadar a must with its adventurous and dynamic vibes. The best entertainment is situated in the local city center which makes it easy to navigate to the best spots. For great entertainment visit the most popular Ledana and Svarog with Salsa nights. If you are looking to relax with a cocktail in hand, The Garden Lounge offers just that plus a gorgeous view.
The main beaches of Zadar City include Kolovare Beach (3 KM), Borik Beach (4 KM), Uskok Beach (4 KM), and Diklo Beach (7 KM).
The Zadar restaurant scene is thriving. Your dining experience is bound to include fresh local ingredients prepared with the utmost care and passion as Dalmations love to eat. Discover the city’s best fish menus at Niko and Foša. Find the locals dining at Pet Bunara, Harbour, Bruschetta and Mamma Mia. If you are looking for handmade pasta, reserve a table at Pasta Svašta. If pizza is your vice, enjoy a fresh pie at Restaurant Šime. Many restaurants offer a wide variety of choices that we guarantee will leave you full and happy.
Attractions Near Zadar
Croatia's national parks are the main attraction for many travelers around the world. During your stay, plan a visit to Plitvice Lakes, National Park Krka, National Park Kornati, and for the those who love rock climbing, Paklenica.
A newly constructed amusement park, Fun Park Biograd, is also just a short drive away. It's fun for both kids and adults!