Legendary - one of the words you want to hear yourself saying a lot when on holiday and afterwards when bragging about the awesome holiday you had. Zadar is one of those cities that has it all for a modern traveller. Reading about legends and stories about the city might help you understand even more how and why it’s such a remarkable place. Here is a selection of historical curiosities, legends and beliefs.
It’s about disconnecting. And not (only) because you’ll go where your mobile network has never been before. It’s about exploring the famed beautiful nature in Croatia. It’s about getting back to basics, getting in touch with nature and your inner self. It’s about taking a breath of fresh air away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Here are a few reasons why Zadar is a great destination for trekking lovers:
Pag, sometimes referred to as the ‘island of the rock’ or ‘lunar island’ due to its rugged surface so reminiscent of the Moon, is situated north of Zadar. Travellers of younger generation (although not exclusively) who have visited Croatia or plan to, must have already heard about its Zrće beach, one of the most popular party destination in Croatia. The parties are wicked, they really are, but Pag has so many more stories to tell.
Wanna catch some rays in November before the winter cold and fog set in? Wanna have a break from day-to-day routine and worries? Wanna go on a city break to catch the last chance to relax before the end of the year? Wanna pair the trip with learning about the newest of the new in the fields of marketing, media and technology in tourism? Yes? Two words for you: Zadar DigIT.
Hm, sounds like a rather straightforward task, but is it really? After all, people who live in a place are first and foremost a group of individuals who differ greatly among themselves. Yet, they generally do seem to share certain patterns. We may call these stereotypes and even prejudices, but no harm or insult is intended in the following portrayal of the people of Zadar - how, when and where to spot them (in Zadar and elsewhere).
Zadar is about to become the centre of your holiday universe? Good call. However, it doesn’t mean you can’t broaden your horizons a bit more. After all, Zadar may have it all, but the charm of a Dalmatian village by the sea can be found only if you go to one. Here are a few places close to Zadar that have a bit more to offer than just breathtaking nature and crystal clear water:
Urlaub. Schalte aus deinen Gedanken Arbeit, Studium, engstirnige Klagen oder größere Probleme des täglichen Lebens - das ist, wofür Urlaub steht. Aber hier soll nicht das Ende sein. Treffe Herrn Abenteuer und Frau Adrenalin und bringe deinen Urlaub auf ein ganz neues Niveau. Keine Sorge - dein Leben wird nicht in Gefahr sein, aber du wirst sicherlich die Zeit deines Lebens haben. Interessiert?
Holiday. Taking mind off work, studies, petty grievances or major problems of daily life - that’s what holiday is for. But don’t stop there. Meet Mr Adventure and Mrs Adrenaline and take your holiday to a very new level. Don’t worry - your life won’t be in jeopardy, but you’ll certainly have the time of your life. Interested? Or at least curious? Well, there’s something to everyone’s taste in Zadar and its vicinity. After all, the two a’s in ‘Zadar’ stand for adventure and adrenaline. Oh yeah, they sure do.
Beschlossen Kroatien zu besuchen? Dann hast du sicher schon über die gut erhaltene Natur und den Stolz über die Schönheiten und Naturwunder des Landes gehört. Ein Tipp für alle Reisenden, die durch Kroatien durchstreifen und alle Schätze entdecken möchten – beginnt eure Reise in Zadar. Abgesehen von der Tatsache, dass die Stadt schon von sich selbst aus einladend auf alle Reisenden...