Biograd, Croatia - holiday information

Biograd, Croatia – visitor information

Due to its location, this tourist and nautical centre is trafficly well connected. Surrounded by national and nature parks and the beautiful archipelago of the Pasman Island, it is most definitely worth visiting. City centre is located on a peninsula which makes it even more attractive. In addition to its cultural, sport and tourist offer it has a long tradition of hospitality.
Once, Biograd was capital of medieval Croatian rulers. Today it represent an ideal destination for those who want to relax on one of the beaches, enjoy the sun or bathe in crystal clear sea while admiring the view of island and islets. The town also offers something for those who would like to escape the crowds and enjoy serene coves. Taking into account the large number of berths (1000) in Kornati and Sangulin marinas you can call this a favourite destination for numerous yachtsmen.
If you are coming to Biograd to spend an active holiday, the sport and recreation offer is not lacking - tennis centre with 20 courts, waterskiing (diving centre Albamaris), diving (Bougainville), pedal boat rides, beach volley, basketball, volleyball, bowling and much more. To rent bikes or boats feel free to contact the local tourist office.
As for the cultural offer we would like to mention the “Biograd summer” (Biogradsko ljeto), an event which includes fisherman nights, fairs, bands, folklore societies and other performances that take part throughout the whole summer. Biograd also has a folklore society Kralj Toomislav, the Sveta Cecilija mixed choir, Gradska glazba and the male klapa Biograd.
If you are interested in town history you can visit the Heritage Museum in the city centre. We recommend you also visit the excavation site of the St. John the Evangelist (samostan Sv. Ivana Evandeliste) monastery and the town cathedral. Furthermore, here you can find the 16th century Church of St. Rok (Crkva Sv. Roka), parish church of St. Stosija (zupna crkva Sv. Stosije) erected on the ruins of an old cathedral and the church of St. Anthony (Crkva sv. Ante) that sometimes hosts exhibitions.
Accommodation can be found in various hotels, boarding houses, holiday homes, apartments, rooms, camp sites and the marina. The offer holds something for everyone.
The gastronomic offer in the city is diverse. You can take a stroll around the city and take a seat in some of the bars and restaurants recommended. These are taverns Vapor and Basilica, restaurant Orkula and many others. If you are looking for entertainment we recommend the Sagapo beach bar, Awake bar and the Aqua club night club. What we should emphasize is that Biograd was awarded with the Silver flower of Europe award for the best arrangement and quality of life in the year 2007.


Biograd – basic information

Biograd – population: 5400, Biograd - day/ saint: saint : 15.01. Sv. Stošija

Distance from bigger centres

Biograd - Makarska. 184km, Biograd- Split: 137km, Biograd - Pula: 412km, Biograd - Rijeka: 315km, Biograd - Zadar: 30km, Biograd - Šibenik: 47km, Biograd - Dubrovnik: 364km, Biograd - Zagreb: 308km

Possibility of accomodation

private accomodation, apartments, rooms, hotels, family hotels, pensions, camps

Beaches

pebble, sandy, stone, concreted

Facilities and authorities

hospital, emergency, self-service shops, bakery, gas station, post office, bank, exchange office, internet caffe, call shop, taxi, bus station, farmacy, souvenir shops, dental practice, market, fishmorgen's

Sport's and recreative offer

football field, mini-football field, volleyball in the sand, basketball court, tennis court, rent a car, rent a motor, rent a bike, water scooters, rent a boat, diving school, water sports, walking, jogging tracks, waterslide, routes for cyclists, gym / fitness, massage services

Gastronomic offer

restaurants, traditional croatian taverns, pizzerias, fast food restorants, saloons

Night life

karaoke show, musical evenings in the town

Additional offer

congress centre, extreme sports, rafting nearby, croatian national park nearby, croatian natural reservation nearby, organised trips to nearby destinations, organised trips to nearby islands, promenade along the sea, organisation of entertaining and cultural events by the tourist board, organisation of fishermen's nights, organisation of folk entertainments, marina in the nearby, nautic tourist port in the place

Biograd – why choose this destination

clean sea, beautiful beaches, long promenades along the sea, pine wood by the beach, beaches in the place, enteraining facilities on the beaches, sports facilities near the beaches, rich gastronomic offer, rich night and entertaining life in the place, rich cultural life in the place (exibitions, shows, music evenings), organisation of cultural summer, place rich with cultural and histirical monuments, interesting diving sites, interesting wind surfing sites, long cycling routes and walking tracks, possibility for training preparations of sportsmen, possibility for organisation of congresses, special programmes for children and youth holidays, possibility for departures on interesting trips, possibility for sailing around islands, genuin gastronomic offer nearby, numerous events in the place (fashion shows, fairs, sports events, parties, concerts)

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