Zadar is a city of exceptional history and exceptional cultural heritage, a city of tourism, a city monument, surrounded by historical ramparts, a treasury of the archaeological and monumental riches of ancient and medieval times.
The city of Zadar is an easily reached destination by land, sea and air. It has a good traffic infrastructure through which it is directly connected to other bigger cities of the Republic of Croatia and Europe, with extraordinary accommodation and contemporary services of numerous marinas.
Situated in the heart of the Adriatic, Zadar is the urban centre of northern Dalmatia as administrative, economic, cultural and political centre of the region with 75,000 inhabitants. The coast is particularly indented, the islands and the untouched nature allures many boaters to this regions.
The archipelago counts 24 bigger and about 300 smaller islets and rocks, 3 nature parks - Telaš?ica, Velebit and Vransko jezero and 5 national parks - Paklenica, Plitvice lakes, Kornati Islands, Krka and Sjeverni Velebit classifying Zadar and its surroundings at the very top of the Croatian tourist offer.
The ferry port and the new tourist port for cruisers are located on the new and spacious Gaženica port, some 3 km away from the centre of the town.
Air transport, even though the airport is small it is contemporary, 9 km distance from the centre and connects Zadar with bigger cities of the Republic of Croatia and many European capitals and other destinations.