The ancient peninsula town of Zadar is situated between Rijeka and Split on the Adriatic Sea and was the capital of Dalmatia for many centuries. The old historic town with its medieval walls and charming city streets has much of interest for the visitor from its Roman ruins, medieval churches and museums to its modern buildings and café culture atmosphere. The old town is to the south of the peninsula and its pedestrianised streets allow you to explore the historic area with ease.
This stunning archipelago consists of many islands mostly uninhabited and designated as National Parks. There are regular ferries and boat excursions that visit these beautiful islands on the Croatian coast. Zadar is in driving distance of four national parks Plitvice Lakes, Krka Waterfalls, Paklenica and Northern Velebit
Zadar is centrally located on the Croatian coast and is within easy reach of Zadar Airport, which is about 8km from the town. There are good bus routes connecting Zadar to other towns and places of interest along the coast and also inland to Zagreb and Osijek with buses running quite frequently.
Flights direct to Zadar are current offered from the following U.K. airports: