Hotels in Zadar
Zadar's lovely location on the Croatian coast attracts visitors who want to enjoy the sun in picturesque surroundings. The city's range of hotels is fantastic, so whether you're looking for a cheap hotel, a five star hotel or an apartment hotel, you'll have plenty of accommodation options at Zadar.
Beaches and history near your hotel in Zadar
The beautiful city of Zadar on the coast of Croatia has been ruled by several different masters throughout the ages and this shows in the architecture. As a tourist city, Zadar is relatively new to the map, but more and more people have their eyes on this gem of the Mediterranean. Zadar offers plenty of sun, sea and sand, but is also a great destination for the history-buff.
Historic tour of Zadar
A good way to start to your historical exploration of Zadar is a tour along the ancient city walls, the oldest parts of which were built when the city was under Roman rule. The remarkably well preserved, the walls have been expanded over the centuries and are well worth a visit. Finish the tour at the beautiful open Renaissance square Narodni Trg. Here you can sit down with a coffee or something to eat at one of the outdoor dining areas whilst taking in the views of the beautiful historic buildings that border the square.
Beach life in Zadar
Zadar's beautiful coastline makes it an obvious holiday destination for sun-seekers. Make sure you book in a hotel near Zadar's beaches and start the day with a cooling dip in the big blue. If you want to stay central whilst also remaining close to the beach you can book a hotel overlooking Kolovare. This stone beach is centrally located, close to the city's restaurants and shops, and is ideal for old and young: whether you are looking for an active beach volleyball or just want to relax with a glass in the shade.
This charming city has much to offer. One of the city's most famous and visited attractions is the seafront that stretches along the west coast of Zadar Peninsula. The moody promenade gives visitors not only beautiful views over the water, but at the end of the promenade you will find the artistic looking staircase, Havsorgeln. Nearby there is also Zeleni Trg Square where you can take in historic attractions such as the 8th century San Donat Church and the Roman Forum.
Restaurants and nightlife
Zadar offers everything from international restaurants to traditional eateries serving typical Croatian dishes from the region. Why not sample a local dish with seafood directly from the local sea? Order a delicious fish pot and round the meal off with a Croatian pancake.
The city also offers plenty of life after dark. Most of the city's bars and pubs are located in the historic centre, where you can sit down and sip a Croatian beer or a glass of locally produced wine whilst enjoying the wonderfully relaxed atmosphere. Book a hotel room in central Zadar to ensure an easy walk home in the wee hours.
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