Guide to Zadar, Croatia now online

My Guide to Zadar in central Croatia is now available online. The guide introduces you to the city of Zadar and the surrounding Zadar county.

Church of St Donat (left) Bascilica of St Stosija (right), Zadar city

The area is now easily accessible with Ryanair flights from Edinburgh, Stansted, Dusseldorf, Pisa and Stockholm. Zadar would be ideal for a city break. or as a base from which to explore the surrounding area,

Zadar city lies on the Adriatic coast coastal and has plenty of cafes, restaurants and nightlife. The promenade in Zadar has a couple of amazing modern installations. The sea organ, which is powered by waves, and The Greeting to the Sun which contains three hundred multi layered glass solar panels that provide a multi coloured light show after dark.

Video of The Greeting to the Sun light show

It’s easy to reach the nearby islands on a day trip from the city.

Pag island

Island of Pag

I really enjoyed my visit to the Zadar area, the seafood was wonderful, the prices reasonable, as Croatia has not adopted the Euro, the coastline and island are beautiful and there was a lot to do and see.

Zadar seafood

Squid rissotto and shellfish pasta

Have you visited Zadar, what did you like about it?

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Hello, I'm Karen Bryan, I created Europe a la Carte in 2002 to highlight the best places to visit in Europe with travel tips, photos and no fluff reviews. I’m also an artist; my artworks are often inspired by my travels