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Destination guide

Modern meets traditional in Zadar

Surrounded by imposing 16th-century walls, Zadar has a historic feel, with narrow cobblestone streets full of charming shops and cafes. However, Zadar also has a modern side, and is fast becoming a cultural and artistic destination, full of modern art and exciting new museums. Stay in a Zadar holiday rental and you can explore both sides of the city, as well as enjoying the sandy beaches that overlook the Adriatic Sea. Zadar is the site of a number of festivals during the summer, from electronica to contemporary dance, with the sea views and sunsets making for the perfect backdrop.

Things to do

Walk around the city walls of Zadar

Zadar City Gate protected the city from invading Turks, and today the imposing walls still stand guard. Built in limestone with intricate carvings and sculptures, these well-preserved walls can be followed around the outskirts of Zadar. Book a Zadar holiday rental and you'll have plenty of time to explore the old town, whether it's the fun Muzej iluzija, which is full of optical illusions and unique selfie opportunities, or the National Museum Zadar which combines natural history, Croatian art, and historic artefacts telling you the story of the city.

Activities

Discover the sound of the sea in Zadar

At first glance, the Sea Organ looks like steps leading into the clear blue sea. However, as you get closer, you'll hear an ethereal sound that's made whenever the waves hit the organ. This unique installation stretches for 70 metres along the coast, and as you sit on the marble steps you can enjoy the sea spray and listen to the soothing sounds of nature. It's a particularly great spot to watch the sunset at night, and you're just steps away from The Greeting to the Sun, a large circular light installation that's activated by your footsteps, making colourful patterns in the dark.

Weather

Hot summers and wet winters in Zadar

Zadar has hot, humid summers, with temperatures reaching the mid-20s in July and August. Luckily, the sea temperature also hits the 20s, too – great for a relaxing swim. May to September tend to be the busiest months, with mild weather and usually dry, sunny days. Winters are usually mild, with daytime temperatures in the low 10s, but this is the wettest season in Zadar. The cool sunny weather makes it a nice time to explore the cultural attractions but be sure to have a backup plan for rainy days.

Natural features

Coastal exploration and island hopping from Zadar

Zadar is set on a long stretch of coastline overlooking the turquoise blue sea. Prosika Pag is the main city beach, with lots of golden sands making it a popular spot for Zadar holiday rentals. Surrounded by cliffs, you can walk along the coast discovering unspoilt spots such as Uljak, which has tiny sandy coves and clear shallow waters to explore. You can also take boat tours to surrounding islands, such as those in the National Park Kornati. Full of uninhabited islands, you can find your own beach paradise, or hike through untouched forests.

How to get there

How to get to and around Zadar

The nearest airport is in Zadar (ZAD), located 6.4 mi (10.3 km) from the city centre.

Can I find a vacation rental around Zadar?

Yes, our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 7,866 vacation rentals near Zadar. From 799 villas to 1,853 houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Zadar for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Zadar?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Zadar. From Vrbo UK travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Zadar Old Town: 226 vacation rentals
  • Petrcane: 4,972 vacation rentals
  • Diklo: 4,556 vacation rentals
  • Croatian National Theatre: 9,486 vacation rentals
  • Kozino: 4,926 vacation rentals

And Vrbo UK offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Zadar! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Zadar?

Vrbo UK offers a large selection of rentals near lovely places in Zadar. From Vrbo UK travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Croatian National Theatre: 9,486 rentals
  • Knight's Palace: 9,483 rentals
  • Supernova Shopping Center: 9,691 rentals
  • Land Gate: 9,558 rentals
  • Silba: 3,656 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Zadar listed on Vrbo UK where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection.