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Zavratnica, Jablanac

Categories: Outdoor Activities
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4.8/5 based on 30+ reviews on the web
Zavratnica is a 900 m long narrow inlet located at the foot of the mighty Velebit Mountains, in the northern part of the Adriatic Sea, 1 km south of Jablanac, Croatia. Regarded as one of the major tourist attractions of the northern coastal area because of its beauty, Zavratnica was designated a protected landscape in 1964.DescriptionZavratnica is 50–150 m wide, with a narrow entrance, and up to 100 m sides which are very steep. It only resembles a fjords. Its geological origin is very different from the formation of fjords. A mountain stream became flooded as the surface of the sea rose (transgression after the last ice age), and so a cove was formed quite similar in appearance to a fjord.
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  • What an absolutely beautiful place! We went here for the afternoon and were amazed! The water is beautiful and there are not many people there because it's not touristy at all. It's a small hike there...  read more »
  • I had read on the internet about this bay. We stayed in Zadar and decided to give it a try. Though the bay is about 123km away from Zadar, it was well worth the drive (we brought our own car). The roa...  read more »
  • Not much going on in Stinica and Jablanac but spending the day at this cove is worth it. Finish the day with dinner at the Lux restaurant in town. Nothing fancy but relaxing and good grilled fresh fis...  read more »
  • Truly unbelieveable. Must see if you are a real Velebit fan much as myself.
  • Impressive bay!
  • Beautiful spot in Croatia. With a gesunkenen in the II World War ship. Here, there are two sides. 1 I'd only access from jablanac on this access if you go diving or want to swim. (20 Kuna/P.p..) 2. access from E65 in the morning come, then, the Tailcoat is illuminated by the Sun.
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  • ETO prekrasnoe udivitelnoe mesto
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  • Very beautiful scenery and scuba diving on sunken ship. Great place to RECOMMEND
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