Frequently Asked Questions: Zadar
Zadar is situated on the Adriatic Sea, at the northwestern part of Ravni Kotari region of Croatia.
Flying time is approx. 2.5hrs from UK.
July is the hottest month in Zadar with an average temperature of 25°C (78°F) and the coldest is January at 7°C (45°F) with the most daily sunshine hours at 13 in August. The wettest month is November with an average of 100.7mm of rain. The best month to swim in the sea is in August when the average sea temperature is 25°C (77°F)..
The coastline around Zadar is stunning and in Zadar Old Town you can see the famous Sea Organs, a complex series of water/wind pipes that sing a chorus. Zadar is steeped in history with castles, monuments and museums throughout. If you like to wander the old town is famous for its tiny cafes, beautiful shops and lovely restaurants. To top it all Zadar is famous for it’s magnificent sunsets .. some say the best in the world
Like all destinations around the world we advise all travellers to be careful of pick pockets but, on the whole, Zadar is a safe destination.
All transfers will be included as required throughout the programme.
Croatian is the national language, but English is widely spoken and understood in the main hotels.
The emphasis in many restaurants and hotels is fresh, using local produce such as meats, seafood, fruit and vegetables. The area is famous for its Pad cheese (you can visit the island of Pad) and for its Marischino cherries (used for liquors, chocolates etc).
Yes, our local team on the ground speak English and representatives from the Top Dogs Travel team will meet the group at the hotel and accompany the group throughout if requested by the client.
It’s the Croatian Kuna.
There are plenty of hotels in the area, from 5* to 3*. Some are local and traditional and others are more “international”. There is a great array of hotels for groups of all sizes and we will help you select one that suits you best.
The area outside Zadar is mostly countryside where you will get an insight into how the locals live day to day. You can also stay on the coastline, seeing more of the beautiful beaches on offer or visit some small pretty villages in the area
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