Serving as the former capital of the medieval Croatian Kingdom, Biograd na Moru is a picturesque coastal town on the Dalmatian coast. It’s home to sun-drenched beaches and a family-friendly amusement park and is a stone’s throw from the “Island of Love”.
Things to do in Biograd na Moru
A short boat ride from Biograd na Moru is Galešnjak, a heart-shaped island surrounded by the azure waters of the Pašman Canal. It’s one of only a few naturally-occurring heart-shaped objects in the world and has been planted with olive trees as a symbol of peace. You can climb one of the two small peaks that dominate the “Island of Love” or enjoy a swim from its pebbly beaches.
Travelling with kids? Don’t miss a visit to the Fun Park Biograd, a family-friendly theme park packed with rides and attractions that appeal to all ages. You can brave the Big Blue rollercoaster and the Tornado swing before soaking up the elevated views from the Adria Eye or experiencing the 7D drama of the Dark Ride.
Biograd na Moru is a convenient base for visiting Zadar, which is the oldest continuously inhabited city in Croatia. Its red-roofed Old Town clusters on a headland jutting into the Zadar Strait and is surrounded by white limestone walls interspersed with Venetian-built gates. Wander through the Roman forum built under the reign of Emperor Augustus and admire the beautifully preserved Byzantine church of St. Donatus.
Getting around Biograd na Moru
Biograd na Moru is a 35-minute drive from the centre of Zadar and 30 minutes from Zadar Airport, which has seasonal flights to destinations across Europe. Buses connect Biograd na Moru to towns and cities along the Dalmatian coast while ferries travel to the neighbouring island of Pašman.