Turanj

Tourist destination info Turanj

Turanj is a small resort located at the heart of Dalmatia, near the famous tourist destination – Zadar. Turanj was inhabited during the Bronze Age while the first archeological traces go back to the younger Stone Age. During summer, this resort transforms into a true attraction because of its clean sea and a beautiful archipelago. It is ideal for people who wish to spend their vacation in peace and quiet, but close to the major tourist destinations. So, if you would like to go out at night, visit Zadar or Biograd.

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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.

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.”

Island of Pasman is an island in the Zadar archipelago, separated from the mainland by the Pasman canal which contains a few picturesque islands. You can visit numerous historical sites on the island, such as the stone statue of St. Mihovil, Benedict convent of St. Kuzma and Damjan, Franciscan convent of St. Dujam, church of St. Luka, ruins of the St. Martin church and countless other. A rich world of flora and fauna has developed on the island because of the Mediterranean climate. You can find different species of medical and fragrant plants, while the underwater contains all types of shells and fish of the Croatian Adriatic.

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Destinations nearby

  • Babac - island Babac ( 1.68  km)
  • Barotul - island Pasman ( 3.64  km)
  • Biograd ( 4.46  km)
  • Tkon - island Pasman ( 5.61  km)
  • Nevidane - island Pasman ( 5.77  km)
  • Zizanj - island Zizanj ( 10.08  km)
  • Pakostane ( 10.19  km)
  • Sukosan (Zadar) ( 11.45  km)
  • What our guests say about Turanj

    Fabulous
    4.3
    Overall guest rating
    Atmosphere
    4.5
    Security
    4.5
    Beaches
    4
    Touristic offer
    4
    Friendly locals
    4.5

    • Very good 3.6
      George
      Family United Kingdom
      11/07/2013
      The accessiblity of the beaches and the views of the islands. The town was fairly quiet and we enjoyed strolling along to Sveti Filip in the evenings.
      Not much todislike if you are looking for a quiet family destination.
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    Turanj recommended accommodation

    * prices for June 2021 based on the maximum capacity for a minimum stay of 7 days

    Apartment - Turanj Apartments Igor From 81 €
    • Turanj,
    • Persons: 4-5
    House - Turanj House Igor From 118 €
    • Turanj,
    • Persons: 4-6
    • Guests rating: 4.8
    Apartment - Turanj Apartment ALEXA From 67 €
    • Turanj,
    • Persons: 4
    • Guests rating: 5.0
    • Most recent reservation 2 days ago
    Apartment - Turanj Apartments Josip From 65 €
    • Turanj,
    • Persons: 3-4
    • Guests rating: 4.5

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