a 3 000 years-old town, is situated only 30 km far from Vinjerac. Zadar is the cultural and economic centre of this region, which is swarming in summer with events and shines with friendliness. In this town one can find sacred monuments, churches, museums, different stores and restaurants, bars, cafes and discotheques. The recent attraction, unique in the world, is the sea-organ - an instrument played by the sea.
The national park “Paklenica ” The National park Paklenica spreads on a surface of 95 km2, from the highest peak of the Velebit Mountains (Vaganski vrh, 1,758 m) to the sea. His most attractive characteristic are the monumental canyons Velika and Mala Paklenica - whose vertical cliffs, more than 400 metres high, have made ”Paklenica” a world-famous centre for alpinists. Old beech forests, the second largest European jaw reserve, mysterious caves, endemic plants, a big number of animal species (more than 200 bird kinds, among them there is the specially valuable griffon vulture, to whom Paklenica is the only mainland habitat in Croatia ) enrich this natural ambience.
The river Zrmanja distance by car 50 km - by ship 10 nautical miles - this river in the northern part of Dalmatia is 69 km long and it tiles in the Novigrad Sea . In its upper flow, Zrmanja encloses a valley of 7 km wide. Zrmanja is a river with perfectly warm water, splendid canyons and waterfalls. Its crystal, clear water cuts into the canyon up to 200 meters deep, where it forms wonderful waterfalls and among them “Veliki buk”, as high as 10 metres, is the most beautiful.
The National park Kornati 30 km from Zadar + boat excursion - Because of a special beauty of its landscape, its interesting geomorphology, a largely jointed coast, and especially because of a rich ecological system of the sea, the biggest part of the Kornati archipelago was declared a national park in 1980.
The National park Krka 60 km -
the national park is a spacious, mostly unchanged area of special and multiple natural values, and it encloses one or several preserved or slightly changed ecological systems. With its seven waterfalls, that are 242 metres long altogether, is Krka a natural and Karsts phenomenon. In the middle of the national park, on the islet of Visovac there is a Franciscan monastery.
The National park Plitvice lakes 80 km -
The Plitvice lakes are the best-known national park in Croatia and, in addition, it belongs to the most beautiful sights in Europe . Because of its natural beauty, UNESCO has appointed the Plitvice lakes the World nature heritage. The Plitvice lakes enclose 16 lakes, and every lake is connected to the previous one by numerous waterfalls, surrounded by a dense wood. The visitors will find many paths and small wooden bridges which lay directly above the quiet lake surface.
You can go sightseeing on foot, by the tourist train or ship, and it is opened for visitors the whole year round.
Split 110 km–
, the biggest town of central Dalmatia, 1700 year-old, it is situated on a peninsula surrounded by the sea and the mountains Mosor and Kozjak. The Roman emperor Diokletian governed the world from this town and left a breathtaking architecture as his heritage. Beside the architecture, Split will impress you also with the southern temperament of his inhabitants and a high-class tourist offer. Squares and parks are spread around Split , surrounded by residential objects and commercial objects. Split has a Mediterranean climate and vegetation and the sun shines here 2 700 hours a year.