Split – Zadar: reach Zadar from Split
Zadar is one of the main cities of the Dalmatian coast, second city in terms of size, a charming place for those who choose Croatia as destination for their holidays, thanks to the countless cultural and natural attractions.
To reach Zadar from Italy, you can conveniently embark on Snav Adriatic ferry that offers daily departures from Ancona to Split from April to October. Only 155 km separate Split from Zadar. You can travel this distance comfortably by car: indeed Snav offers you the possibility to travel to Croatia by embarking your vehicle on Snav Adriatic ferry.
Zadar is a city rich of historic and artistic testimonies dating back to the Byzantine and Romanic age. The centre consists of a series of peculiar roads and alleys that can be visited on foot, surrounded by structures of the Roman times like churches, museums and art galleries. Among the main religious buildings are the Church of St. Donatus, the Cathedral of St. Anastasia and the Franciscan Monastery. The Roman Forum of Jadera and the famous Sea Organ are worth visiting, a work of modern art characterised by stone steps featuring 35 tubes underneath where air flows, drifted by sea waves: the tunes vary according to the wave intensity. Moreover, it is possible to carry out excursions nearby, at the discovery of Plitvice Lakes National Park, a real natural paradise, towards the Island of Pag and the charming Kornati Islands.