This is a region which numbers as many as 200 island and isles, with only 17 of them being inhabited. Come the summer, their lives become very dynamic – dynamic but not stressful. At other times they are peaceful and totally relaxed.
The agglomeration of monuments in the historic centre has remained unscathed and now appears on the UNESCO World Heritage List. The city’s wide selection of museums, cultural programmes and festivals, make it South-Dalmatia’s artistic and cultural centre.
Trogir old-town has been on the UNESCO World Heritage List since 1997. Its narrow streets, churches and its Romanesque-, Gothic-, Renaissance-style dwellings, imbue it a truly medieval atmosphere.
Split provides a first-class base from which to explore the beauty spots and places of interest along the neighbouring Adriatic coast; it is also the departure point for the ferry services to the nearby South-Dalmatian islands. Split’s most important tourist attraction is Diocletian’s Palace, which is on the UNESCO World Heritage List.
Zadar’s beaches, and those of its neighborhood, are, on the whole, pebbly. Zadar serves as a suitable jumping-off point for five nearby National Parks – the Paklenica, the Velebit, the Kornati group of islands, the Plitvice lakes and the waterfalls of the Krka River.
Biograd has everything a holiday maker could ask for. There are many different kinds of accommodation available, suitable for families, couples or groups. Independent hotels, guest houses and holiday apartments are all evident in the city. There are newly built apartments within Biograd, which offer the option of a more tranquil holiday at the pace of the individual.
Sibenik is an excellent base from which to explore the nearby Krka and Kornat National Parks. The most outstanding tourist attraction in Sibenik is the 15th century St. Jacob’s Cathedral – a masterpiece of Dalmatia’s Gothic-Renaissance architecture. The Cathedral appears on the UNESCO World Heritage List.