Zadar is an ancient historical town of Croatia about four thousand years old. Today Zadar is cultural, economic and administrative centre of North Dalmatia. There is a very rich spiritual culture that combined with the tourit tradition in the town, created its tourist identity in present time. As a treasury of the huge archeological, artistic and monumental wealth of the classical, medieval and renaissance periods, Zadar has constantly been the source of Croatian History and scientific heritage. The down town of Zadar is centered on the Roman forum, within the old preserved city walls full of Old-Croatian sacral monuments. It is crowded with archives, museums, libraries, thus being custodian of our literary and musical heritage. Zadar is a traditionally lively tourist town that enjoys the patronage of even four saints: St. Zoilo, St. Simon, St. Grisogonus and St. Anastasia. The town became the centre of various selective tourist programs: nautical tourism with marinas, hotels, apartments and villas, tourist villages, the congress and religious tourism etc. Numerous small and intimate catering establishments, wonderful beaches, promenades, ecological resources, excursions to interesting and original surroundings, as well as other tourist happenings are inviting and entertaining. One should visit and discover them!
Klima: Zadar has mediterranean climate with many sunny days, dry and hot summers, mild and moist winters. The average temperature in January is from 5 to 10°C, August 26 to 30C; the sea temperature amounts to 12°C in winter, and around 25°C in summer.
Novac: kuna (1 kuna = 100 lipa). Foreign currency is exchanged in banks, exchange offices, post offices, travel agencies, hotels, camps, marinas; cheques are cashed in banks. Credit cards are accepted in almost all hotels, marinas, restaurants and shops (American Express, Diners, Eurocard/Mastercard, Visa)