Biograd na Moru, in northern Croatia, is on the Adriatic Sea coast. Located on a peninsula surrounded by the Soline and Bošane bays and over looks the sea strait of the Pašman Canal and the islands of Planac and Sveta Katarina, Biograd na Moru is an ideal seaside holiday destination.
Historically, the city flourished under the rule of the Croatian kings in the eleventh century. The city was badly damaged during the Venetian-Turkish wars and later in the Croatian War of Independence.
The city, with a population of around 6,000, has a distinct Mediterranean feel with its numerous villas, apartments, family houses and boarding houses.
Biograd na Moru has many attractions tourist like the Basilica of St. John, the only monument that survived the Venetian-Turkish war, the Parish Church of St. Anastasia, the Romanesque Church of St. Anthony and the Church of St. Rocco.
Sports enthusiasts will also have their hands full. Besides swimming in the clear waters of the Adriatic, visitors can indulge in a variety of water sports like water skiing, beach volleyball and diving.
The nature parks of Velebtiy Paklenica and the Krka Waterfalls offer a breathtaking experience of nature’s untouched beauty. Excursions ad trekking can be taken to the Kornati Archipelago as well as to the nearby Telaščica Nature Park. Fishing excursions can also be arranged to the Vransko Lake, the largest lake in Croatia.
While there are numerous restaurants, Biograd specialises in Dalmatian cuisine, so be sure to indulge in the hams, the seafood and the Dalmatian wines.