Dalmatia Zadar region

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The Zadar region is the northernmost part of Dalmatia, its gate of welcome to all those who travel from the north of the Adriatic. It is full of contrasts, rich in historic heritage and breathtakingly beautiful nature.

The first, and therefore perhaps the most intense experience of these parts, are the intense colours, that particular harmony of the vivid blue of the sea and over it the dark green of pine trees or olive groves that descend all the way to the shore. And to all that the brilliant white of the Dalmatian stone must be added – it forms the beaches either in slabs or broken down into gravel or pebbles, attracting numerous tourists. Read more

Dubrovnik

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Situated in the southern corner of the country and known originally as Ragusa, picturesque Dubrovnik is one of (if not) the most beautiful cities in Croatia.

Also known as “The Pearl of the Adriatic”, Dubrovnik with its matchless setting, comfortable climate, historic and cultural heritage, beautiful environment and beaches, is deservedly popular with the tourists. Read more

Trogir

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Situated between Split and Šibenik, Trogir is one of Mid-Dalmatia’s most beautiful cities. This is one of the best places to stop on the Dalmatian coast. Founded by the Greeks in the 3rd century BC, the city enjoyed its golden-age from the 13th to the 16th centuries; its wealth was based on ship-building and trade. Read more

Split

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Split, Croatia’s second-largest city, is Mid-Dalmatia’s most important settlement. The cultural and tourist centre of the region, its port is also Croatia’s busiest, second only to Rijeka. Its location, climate and unique cultural heritage, hold a strong attraction for tourists. Read more

Zadar

January 17, 2010 by  
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Also referred to as the “Small Croatian Rome”, Zadar, formerly the capital of Dalmatia, is rich in cultural and historical sights; Roman, Byzantine and Romanesque architectural masterpieces can be found in the city.

Zadar is situated on a peninsula-like tongue of land, separated from the mainland by the inner-harbor. Zadar has a history of almost three millennia, its traces making it particularly interesting. Many tourists have recently discovered Zadar as a must-see destination. Read more

Biograd

January 16, 2010 by  
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Croatia’s moderate temperatures, bright blue seas, breath taking scenery and rich history make it a perfect holiday destination. With a growing number of flights in to Zagreb and Dubrovnik, the ability for Europeans and long haulers alike to experience the delights of this hidden gem means it’s never been easier to holiday and relax there.

There are the big cities and towns for those who wish for a more vibrant holiday and copious amounts of smaller towns and hamlets for the less energetic holiday maker. One city which offers both the peace of a smaller town and the vibe of a city is Biograd na Moru. Read more

Sibenik

January 13, 2010 by  
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Sibenik is located in Mid-Dalmatia, where the Krka River runs into Sibenik Bay. The historic buildings in the old part of the city provide an excellent  insight into some of the phases involved in the evolution of a medieval city. Read more