Sali (island of Dugi otok)

Tourist destination info Sali (island of Dugi otok)

Sali is a tourist town on Dugi Otok with a thousand year old history of fishing. Although it is the largest town on the island, Sali is really just a small town with 3 restaurants, 4 stores, 1 hotel, a pastry shop, post office and municipality. It is full of cultural and sacral heritage from the early Christian centuries. See the parish church of St. Mary, church of St. Rocco and church of St. Nicholas. The town is surrounded by hills, fields, small and large bays (the largest and most popular is the Telašćica Nature Park), coves and islets. The beaches are mainly rocky, but there is a beautiful sandy beach on the north side of the island called Saharun. The town has well developed excursion, nautical and sports tourism. Because of its near vicinity to the Kornati National Park and Telašćica Nature Park, it is a Mediterranean style town and is perfect for nature lovers. Those who enjoy sports and recreation can take part in cycling, basketball, small field soccer, volleyball, bocce ball, scuba diving and numerous other activities. Throughout the summer, the town hosts various festivities such as the Sali Cultural summer (held every Thursday with Dalmatian evening, play, choir concert or traditional cuisine), Sali festival (cultural and entertainment festivity held on the first weekend in August), “Fishermenr’s Evening” (cooking and selection of the best stew, tuna grilling, sardines and other seafood), Sali evening (illumination of the port, boats and ships and entertainment in the center of the town with Croatian live music), “Donkey races” (the fastest donkeys are awarded, after which there is an entertainment program) and others. Those who wish to enjoy Dalmatian and island cuisine can do so in the following restaurants: “Kornat”, “Tamaris”, “Kod Stipe” and “Marin”. Sali is the perfect place for those who enjoy the ambiance of a quiet fishing town. While in Sali, do not forget to visit well known tourist destinations such as Zadar and Nin.

Zadar is a city with an extraordinary history and extremely valuable cultural heritage, located in the heart of the Adriatic. It is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the country and is said to be a real treasury of archaeological and monumental treasure of all periods. It is most known for the following historical monuments: Church of the Holy Ghost, Cathedral of St. Stošije, St. Šime church, St. Mary’s church and monastery, St. Frane church and monastery, city walls, fortresses and gates, church of St Krševan and many others. The city attracts more and more tourists each year due to its various attractions. Get acquainted with the sea organ, the solar circle, national square, Five Wells Square, the city’s silver and gold, Forum, Ancient Glass Museum and Kalelarga. Its main attraction, the sea organ, which is the first of its kind in the world and is a juncture of human ideas and skills with the energy of the sea and waves. It is a place for pondering and conversing with the continuous concert of the mystical notes of the “natural orchestra”.

Nin is a small town in Zadar County with only 1500 inhabitants. The center of this ancient town is a small island (diameter of 500km) which is connected to the mainland with two bridges. It is famous for its turbulent history which is evident from its historical landmarks: St. Križ church (“smallest cathedral in the world”), St. Jacob’s church, St. Anselmo Cathedral, remains of the largest Roman temple on the Eastern coast of the Adriatic, Duke Branimir’s statue, Lower town gates and access bridge, royal square with well, statue of bishop Gregory of Nin and the coronation church of St. Nicholas. Nin is also well known for its natural beauty: the Nin lagoon, mouth of the river Ričina, Nin port and the coastal promenade and the nature park “Solana Nin.”

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