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7 Things to Do in Petrčane in 2021

How do you like your holiday? Do you prefer just to rest and enjoy your stay by the sea or action-packed moments? From adrenaline and exploration to pure relaxation, Petrčane offers you a number of things to do: 

1. Get to know Petrčane

Experience the charm of a Dalmatian village! Learn about its past, then follow the traces of history to envisage what life must have been like centuries ago in a place situated between two important towns – the city of Zadar and Nin, the former seat of early Croatian kings.

2. Get busy with fun activities

3,2,1 go! Go for a morning jog or an evening walk along the shore, rent a bike and cycle in Petrčane, to Zadar and wider. Team up for a game of beach volleyball, play (table) tennis or show your skills at the game of mini golf. Do a fitness workout or join in the exercise led by the animation team. Use your holiday to become and stay fit and ensure you get your dosage of happy hormones by being active.

3. Treat yourself to some wellness time

Work on the balance between your body and mind with some pampering! Round off a good workout with (Finnish) sauna, and get a massage, facial and body treatments in the calm ambiance of Wellness and Spa Centre Marea.

4. Go on a gastronomic journey of discovery

Indulge in the delightful tastes of Dalmatian cuisine! Both meat and seafood fans can find and enjoy diverse specialties to their liking, be it food prepared peka style or fish done Dalmatian way, and have a memorable meal at several excellent restaurants in Petrčane.

5. Spend a day in Zadar

Take a stroll along defensive walls (UNESCO World Heritage Site) and historical streets of Zadar, have a break on one of its squares, learn about its history and amazing sights. Feel the pulse of the vibrant city and don’t miss its modern attractions – Sea Organ and Greetings to the Sun at the sunset.

6. Discover wonders of nature

Explore Croatia’s most amazing natural attractions! Petrčane is situated conveniently near national and nature parks both on land and sea, so you can admire cascades and waterfalls of Plitvice Lakes NP and Krka NP, go up the mountain in Paklenica NP and Velebit Nature Park, sail around Kornati Islands NP and Telašćica Nature Park, visit the largest lake in Croatia – Vrana Lake Nature Park.

7. Find your adventure

Dare to do things you don’t normally do! Rent a jet ski or take a banana ride, try wakeboarding or stand up paddling, go parasailing for a burst of adrenaline. For an extra rush, why not take a panoramic flight over Zadar region and archipelago, or consider canoeing (or rafting off season) down Zrmanja river, going on a off road safari on Velebit or rock climbing in Paklenica.

Time well spent on holiday

Take your time to truly relax and recharge. Be active, explore Petrčane and the region for a more complete picture of your holiday destination. Choose fun things you like to do for fulfilling holiday moments in Petrčane!