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Zadar Guided Walking Tour

1. Zadar Guided Walking Tour

Take a journey through ancient history on a guided walk along the streets of Zadar's old town, a UNESCO World-Heritage Site. Stop by the Church of St. Donat, a pre-Romanesque structure dating from the 9th century. See the site of Roman Forum, built between the 1st century BC and the 3rd century AD. Visit the Cathedral of St. Anastasia, the largest church in Dalmatia. The tour continues to the Sea Gate, Land Gate, City Walls and 5 Wells Square. Visit the famous city market and marvel at the wide variety of products from nearby farms. The duration of the walking tour is 1 hour and 40 minutes.

Zadar: Private Walking Tour Through 3,000 Years of History

2. Zadar: Private Walking Tour Through 3,000 Years of History

Zadar represents one of the most interesting and oldest urban localities in the Mediterranean, constantly inhabited from 1000 BC. In the 1st century it became a Roman colony and acquired the characteristics of a city. You will visit remains of a Roman Forum, the biggest one built in Croatia and the center of social life at the time. Zadar was the capital of Dalmatia region from the fall of the Western Roman Empire until the end of the First World War. Hear the story of its defensive walls that the Venetian Republic built in the 16th century for protection against the Ottomans and see the picturesque port of Fosa with its beautiful Land Gate. You will walk the famous Kalelarga, the main and most famous street in the city. Stand in front of the church of St. Donat, the symbol of Zadar and see Zadar Cathedral dedicated to St. Anastasia. Zadar is famous for its Sea Organ and Greeting to the Sun art installations situated at the Riva promenade. You will listen to the unique music of the sea played by the Sea Organ while learning the most interesting facts about these modern installations. Next, taste maraschino cherry liqueur, the recipe of which dates from the 16th century.

From Zadar: Full-Day Ugljan Self-Guided Bike Tour

3. From Zadar: Full-Day Ugljan Self-Guided Bike Tour

Fully equipped, you will go on a bike adventure at your own schedule and your own pace. The Ugljan Island, also known as "the Green Island" has plenty of bays, beaches and small fishing villages spread along the coast that keeps the secret about their past and the hard life of fishermen. From the lookout, St. Michael spreads a breathtaking view of the city of Zadar, the Velebit Mountain and numerous small islands. With a little bit of luck along with clear skies, you can even see the Italian coast. A fun downhill awaits you along the gravel path to the village of Kali, the place where the most successful fishermen on the Mediterranean live. In a traditional island tavern, you can taste fresh traditional Mediterranean food that will fill you with powerful energy. After lunch, you can take a swim on one of many sandy beaches or visit the Franciscan monastery on the small island of Škojić in front of Preko.

Explore Zadar: Laid-Back Fun Bike Tour

4. Explore Zadar: Laid-Back Fun Bike Tour

This leisurely tour is good for both holidaymakers, and those who wish to spend a little longer in Zadar, as you will know where to go and what to do during your holiday. Join this tour to explore through some of Zadar´s most diverse and exciting parts. Explore the city, have fun, stop and smell the salty sea air, or chill with a drink in one of the fine beach bars. Outside the old city walls you will have the chance to see beautiful waterfront coast with marinas, stop at Zadar´s Sphinx, Puntamika Lighthouse and Beach, climb up the hill to the viewpoint, cycle through Arbanasi and Kolovare. Finish the tour appreciating the sun while listening to the sea organ - an architectural object and experimental musical instrument, which plays music by way of sea waves and tubes located underneath a set of large marble steps.

Zadar: Guided City Walking Tour & Zadar Cathedral View Point

5. Zadar: Guided City Walking Tour & Zadar Cathedral View Point

Meet us on the Five Wells Square, where you start your journey through the past and present of Zadar. The first stop is the historical entrance to Zadar - the 16th-Century Land Gate with a great look at the UNESCO World Heritage Site fortification system. The next stop is the St. Simeon's Church after which we will stroll down the main street in town - Kalelarga. The People's Square awaits with its historic buildings including the Town Guard and the Town Lodge. We will stop to taste the perfect combination - famous Zadar cherry liqueur Maraskino and world-renown cheese from the island of Pag. We will continue to the Roman Forum covered with archeological remains. In the center is the iconic rotunda - the St. Donatus Church. The highest building in both the Forum and the whole of Zadar is the Bell Tower of St. Anastasia's Cathedral. We will climb the 183 steps to be rewarded with the best view of Zadar! The tour continues with the world's unique Sea Organ played by the waves. Sit down, relax and listen to the music of nature and see why the great Alfred Hitchcock said: "Zadar has the most beautiful sunset in the world, more beautiful than the one in Key West, in Florida, applauded at every evening." When the sun sets, right next to us a new one rises - the Greeting to the Sun installation starts to shine - all night long.

Zadar: Magical Christmas Tour

6. Zadar: Magical Christmas Tour

Explore Zadar at the festive time of the year on a guided tour. Discover a wide variety of traditions and customs filled with colors and traditional Christmas offerings. Visit the most beautifully decorated places in Zadar with an expert guide. See some of the city's most important sights and feel spellbound by the magical atmosphere in the streets during this special time of year. Listen to interesting stories and discover facts such as who invented the Christmas tree. Get the opportunity to experience the authentic Christmas Market at Petar Zoranic Square, decorated with countless colorful Christmas lights. Savor some of the most renowned local products of the city at the market. During your tour, see the iconic locations teeming with Christmas joy. Wander through the exquisitely decorated streets and soak up the lively atmosphere of Zadar during the festive time.

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What people are saying about Zadar

Overall rating

4.9 / 5

based on 151 reviews

Tour was authentic, educational and relaxing. Guide was amazing. He's a natural story teller who engages with the group and local people. Highly recommend the walking tour!

Tour very interesting and educational. Many historical backgrounds, super feasible on foot. Guide was super nice, gave us lots of tips. We recommend.

fantastic tour. Sime is knowledgeable, friendly and funny. a great way to familiarise yourself with zadar.

Very interesting tour with a very friendly guide who gave us a lot of knowledge about his city

Friendly guide with a vast knowledge of Croatian history