Dalmatia - Zadar
A Riot of Colour
With the intense blue of sea, the lush deep greens of pine and olive groves and the pure white of Dalmatia stone, the Zadar
region’s colour palette is extraordinary and unique in the world.
It is only in this part of land that you will peek into the world’s smallest cathedral –the Church of the Holy Cross, in the city of
Nin–, before touring the largest Roman forum on these shores of the Adriatic.
And if that were not enough, you will discover the origins of Croatia’s cultural identity in the city of Zadar, with over 3,000
years of history.
Where to go
As a symbol of the city of Zadar and the most famous example of early medieval Croatian architecture, the church is unique in Europe. Due to its superb acoustics, it is also a popular venue for music events.
Known as white gold, salt was a strategic product crucial to life for centuries. Salt pans in Pag cover a total area of 3.01 square kilometres and remain important even nowadays, due to the role the sea plays in modern life. Pag salt has a particularly high mineral content.
Vrana Lake may be accessed by waterway or by land, although the former option is preferable due to the wetlands which must be traversed if arriving by land. The lake’s waters are brackish, with its abundance of both freshwater and sea fish attracting many anglers.