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By Amy Adejokun Amy Adejokun Section editor

Our Editorial team's advice

Located about 25 miles north of Split, Trogir is one of the museum cities of Croatia. Some of the cobbled streets spanning its old centre, constructed on an island that is on the World Heritage List of UNESCO, date back to the Greco-Roman era. The seaside hotels are built 3 miles north or south of the city, along pebble beaches, as well as in Ciovo, a small "suburban island" of Trogir, linked to it by a bridge.
Every day, hotels provide shuttles that go back and forth to Trogir throughout the evening, enabling tourists to enjoy restaurants hidden in patios and cafes located on the numerous squares of the city.
Going further north to Zadar, hotels are located on the outskirts of the village of Primosten, on the peninsula of the same name, a stone's throw from the port of Vodice, or in Sibenik, where a collection of stairs, small narrow streets and churches is located. The hotels are opposite the narrow pebble beaches shaded by pine trees.
Located further north is Zadar, still preserving its tumultous history, the largest city in northern Dalmatia. Protected from the raging winds by the Kornati archipelago, one of the biggest Mediterranean archipelagos (150 islands), the old city is built on a peninsula and is protected by Venetian fortifications. Do not miss the port, the Roman Forum and the cathedral. The seaside hotels are located near the old city (half an hour's walk away), a close to the public beach, largely popular among its residents. Half sand, half pebbles, it is a pleasant place, but it is often crowded in summer. It is better to leave the city and to stop somewhere along the coast, on different, quieter, pebble beaches.

To do

Take a cruise to the Kornati archipelago, opposite Zadar, classified as a natural park. Hike in the Paklenica National Park, midway between the sea and the mountain, the landscapes are varied : Velebit canyons, rivers, caves and gorges. Feel free to request information from the local tourist office of Zadar. If you are staying in the region of Sibenik, excursions are organized to the national park of Krka to admire its impressive waterfalls, bearing the same name.


  • +  Sightseeing in the region.


  • -  A less rich cultural heritage than in the south of the Dalmatian coast.

To avoid

Avoid visiting Zadar during the day in summer.

To try

The ham and cheese are excellent. You can also enjoy lots of seafood.

Weather Zadar

These indicators are used as a set of criteria to predict overall weather conditions in Zadar . The different indicators are there to help you prepare for your trip to Zadar so you can make plans based on the weather forecast, whether it be a trip to the beach, walking, visiting attractions and museums or winter sports... Here you'll find a precise, overall weather score for each week in Zadar , which takes into account temperature indicators, bad weather predictions, sunshine levels and wind speeds.

Weather September
Overall rating 68/100
  • Temperature indicators 78% Mild

    Maximim temperature between 20°C and 22°C, the perceived temperature is <30°.

  • Bad weather indicators 64% Light showers

    Light showers - averaging between 10.5mm and 17.5mm per week.

  • Sunbathing indicators 66% Good weather

    Mostly sunny (60% to 80% sunshine).

  • Swimming indicators 54% Refreshing

    Sea temperature between 20 °C and 22°C. Wind speed between 4 mph and 7 mph.

  • Wind indicators 62% Light wind

    Light winds (between 6mph and 12mph).

  • Humidity indicators 70% Normal

    Slight feeling of discomfort due air humidity registering higher than 65%.

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