Ancient city - the cultural, political, administrative, tourist and
urban center of northern Dalmatia. It is located on the northwest coast
of Ravni Kotari, and is surrounded by one of the most developed
archipelago on the Mediterranean. In the vicinity of Zadar is located
more than 300 islands and national parks such as Paklenica, Krka,
Kornati and Plitvice Lakes. Tourist offer of Zadar is diverse and for
every budget. So there are many hotels, modern accommodation and
apartments, rooms for rent, pensions, campsites, but also villas and
highly equipped marinas and nautical centers.
From the sights that we should reccomend to visit, we point out: St. Donat, St. Anastasia, Grisogono Palace, church dedicated to our Lady of Health, St. Elias church, Five Wells Square, Archeological Museum, the Providure's Palace, Land Gate, Captain Tower, Zadar Sea Organ, Waterfront, Sun Salutation, and Zadar's famous sunset, which many may consider the most beautiful in the world. Proof of this is the legendary recording of the famous director Alfred Hitchcock who visited Zadar 1964th year. We quote him: ''Sunset in Zadar is the most beautiful in the world and is much nicer than the one in Key West, Florida.''
For tourists looking for active holidays Zadar offers many sporting activities such as sailing, windsurfing, diving, underwater and coastal fishing, bungee jumping, basketball, soccer, tennis, hiking, biking, skiing. Guests who are looking for night life, until the early morning hours, this city offers top clubs, bars and a number of mega concerts and shows throughout the season. If you want to relax in peace and quiet, away from the hustle and bustle of the city, Zadar and surroundings will give you a quiet and peaceful coves, islands and islets with crystal clear sea and beautiful sunsets.
Gastronomy of Zadar region is based on the meals of fish, shellfish and mollusks with cooked vegetables as a side dish. You can also enjoy the excellent cheese, Dalmatian prosciutto, olive oil, and premium white and red wines.