Croatia is the perfect destination for camping, with its intact nature, clear sea, and numerous natural beauties. But, there are specific regions for both camping and an unforgettable active holiday experience. Camping in the Zadar region is a choice for an active holiday, but how to choose the best Zadar attractions? Have a look at our best Zadar things-to-do list and start planning your next adventure.
As one of the top things to do near Zadar, hiking lovers shouldn't miss the chance to hike the admirable Velebit Mountain, visit the area and enjoy the majestic views of the Zrmanja river canyon as well. An ideal one-day trip option, Velebit Mountain will blow you away with its stunning nature, and if you want a real adrenaline rush - opt for a kayaking or rafting experience at the Zrmanja river.
The views over Zrmanja river canyon: find out here
Our Top Camping Croatia campsites near Velebit:
Camping Village Šimuni, Camping Straško, Camping Olea.
The two fantastic canyons of Paklenica National Park are a real treat among Zadar attractions. Although technically very demanding both for climbing and hiking, visiting the southern part of the Velebit mountain range where Paklenica is located will reward you with surreal views of cliffs and rocky peaks.
Hiking on Paklenica: find out here
Top Camping Croatia campsites near Velebit: Bluesun Camp Paklenica
If you are camping near Zadar, embark on the adventure of discovering its impressive archipelago of around 300 islands, islets, and cliffs. Well connected to the land with frequent ferry lines, the Zadar archipelago should definitely go on your Zadar to do list. Start from the island of Ugljan, known as the "Olive Island".
Top Camping Croatia campsites in Ugljan: Camping Ugljan Resort
Discover the vibrant energy of the historical city of Zadar. As an authentic Mediterranean gem, Zadar sightseeing should definitely be on your Zadar things-to-do list. Stroll the city's monumental paved streets, admire its unique attractions - the Sea Organ and Greetings to the Sun - and indulge in the city's vibe.
Top Camping Croatia campsites near Zadar: Zaton Holiday Resort
Top Camping Croatia campsites in Zadar: Falkensteiner Premium Camping Zadar
Among the top things to do near Zadar, visiting the unbelievable Kornati goes on the list. A natural oasis of almost 100 islands and incredible reefs is perfect for hiking, diving, and sailing experiences, and each one of them will reveal the National park's breathtaking marine life. Not far from Kornati Islands, on the southern part of the Dugi otok island, Telašćica Nature Park offers its preserved beauty. Do not miss this amazing place where impressive rocks rise steeply 200 m above the sea, and then plunge 90 m back. A salt lake Mir with its healing mud is a special reward.
Kornati National Park: find out here
Top Camping Croatia campsites near Zadar: Camping Park Soline
Surreal mountain peaks, cliffs and dangerous yet beautiful canyons, emerald green water islands, and a lively historical city - Zadar is no region for a sun and sea kind of holiday, but rather an active and memorable one. Click on our link and find your campsite in the Zadar region and embark on the adventure
Photo credit: Aleksandar Gospić, Fabio Šimićev, Archive: Zadar County Tourist Board