Pakostane, Croatia - holiday information

Pakostane, Croatia – visitor information

Pakostane are a small tourist settlement located in the central part of Adriatic. Its location is ideal since it has sea on one side and the nature park Vransko jezero on the other. The settlement has an excellent view onto the nearby islands and isles. Pine forests, clean sea, beautiful beaches and coves, hospitable population and diverse offer are characteristics of this little town. Every year it is visited by more tourists because of its quality cultural programme with its summer carnival and the festival of Dalmatian klapas. For years now the town has its own majorettes which are the oldest in the area and its own klapa Pakostane.
Most of the population is engaged in agriculture and makes their own produce. You can try the mentioned local products in some of the restaurants and taverns out of which we recommend the bistros Lanterna, Biba and taverns Obala and Grgo. If you are a sports type and wish to spend your vacation actively you can play tennis and beach volley or rent a bike or a boat in one of the local tourist agencies. If you are young and want to have some fun Pakostane have a few cafes and bars where you can have a good time. We recommend you go to the Chico bar and if you prefer disco clubs you will have to go to one of the nearby cities – Biograd (10km away) or Zadar (35km away). From landmarks worth visiting there are a few churches – the church of St. Justin and an old cemetery that are both located on the isle of the same name just across the settlement, then the church of St. Mihovil from the 17th century, church of St. Rok and the Church of Ascension of our Lord that is located in the city centre next to the town symbol St. Justina. Accommodation in Pakostane you can find in villas, apartments, rooms, camps and hotels.

Pakostane – basic information

Pakostane – population: 3884, Pakostane - day/ saint: saint :

Distance from bigger centres

Pakostane - Makarska. 184km, Pakostane- Split: 134km, Pakostane - Pula: 411km, Pakostane - Rijeka: 310km, Pakostane - Zadar: 35km, Pakostane - Šibenik: 41km, Pakostane - Dubrovnik: 357km, Pakostane - Zagreb: 307km

Possibility of accomodation

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


pebble, sandy, stone, concreted

Facilities and authorities

self-service shops, bakery, gas station, post office, exchange office, internet caffe, farmacy, souvenir shops, market, fishmorgen's

Sport's and recreative offer

football field, mini-football field, volleyball in the sand, basketball court, tennis court

Gastronomic offer

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

Night life

disco club, night club, coctail bar

Additional offer

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 folk entertainments

Pakostane – 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, interesting diving sites, interesting wind surfing sites, long cycling routes and walking tracks, special programmes for children and youth holidays, possibility for departures on interesting trips, possibility for sailing around islands, genuin gastronomic offer nearby, possibility for getting familiar with the life of people and local customs

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