8 days in Zadar County Itinerary

8 days in Zadar County Itinerary

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8 days in Zadar County Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  5​h 45​min
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Novalja, Island of Pag
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
Simuni, Island of Pag
— 1 night
Drive + Fly + Drive:  10​h 15​min
End: London


Zadar ©
Situated along the Adriatic Sea, Zadar preserves a medieval old town that is entirely contained on a peninsula.
Take a break from Zadar with a short trip to Paklenica National Park in Starigrad-Paklenica, about 1h 05 min away. On the 6th (Thu), spend a thrilling day on the water with a speed boat tour. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Paseo Maritimo, steep yourself in history at Church of St. Donat, take a memorable tour with Tours, and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Zadar road trip planner .

London, UK to Zadar is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Zadar due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in June, expect Zadar to be a bit warmer, temps between 32°C and 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Novalja.

Things to do in Zadar

Tours Outdoors Transportation

Side Trips

Paklenica National Park, The Church of the Holy Cross
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Paklenica National Park ©
Paklenica National Park
Church of St. Donat ©
Church of St. Donat
Speed Boats Tours

Novalja, Island of Pag

Novalja ©
Novalja is a town in the north of the island of Pag in the Croatian part of Adriatic Sea. On the 11th (Tue), stroll through Strasko Beach, delve into the distant past at City Museum of Novalja - Roman Aqueduct, then look for all kinds of wild species at Kolanjsko Blato, and finally make a trip to Rucica Beach.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Novalja online road trip planner .

Getting from Zadar to Novalja by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can go by car to Simuni.

Things to do in Novalja

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Kolanjsko Blato
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Kolanjsko Blato ©
Kolanjsko Blato
Rucica Beach ©
Rucica Beach

Simuni, Island of Pag

On the 12th (Wed), enjoy the sand and surf at Simuni Beach.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Simuni travel route planner.

Simuni is very close to Novalja. On the 12th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Simuni

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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