Excursion

Town Zadar

Zadar is a 3000 years old town and for centuries it was Dalmatia 's capital. Its symbol is the preromanesque St. Donat's church from the 9th century with the most beautiful examples of the Romanesque architecture in Croatia close at hand: St. Stošija's cathedral (13th ct.), St. Krševan church and St. Mary's belfry (12th ct.).


Natural beauties, numerous bays and beaches, ancient historic monuments, and a rich choice of food with a number of regional specialities is what makes Zadar and its surrounding one of most attractive regions in Croatia. You can visit Zadar, which is 20 km away from Rtina, using your own transportation and staying half a day or a whole day…

 

Town Nin

Nin- for a long time residence of Croatian kings and bishops, Croatia's place of birth.The small town with its historical monuments looks like a museum- e.g. the "smallest cathedral in the world" the old Croatian church of Sv.Križ (St. Cross). Only 20 km from Rtina, Nin is situated on a small island, connected with the mainland by two bridges. There is a well-known natural bath with curative mud. In the Roman era it was called Aenona and was an important semi-autonomous municipality. It later became the capital of a province and the seat of Croatian bishops.


You can come in your own vehicle and spend half a day sightseeing…

 

Town Pag

The city of Pag is the center of a northern Dalmatian island bearing the same name, well known for its renowned Pag lace and excellent goat cheese. Inhabited since prehistoric times, the city of Pag has developed into the beautiful center of an interesting urban area, with towers and fortresses protecting its rich cultural heritage. This island, where the crude rocky surface resembling the surface of the moon meshes with its green olive and fig groves will also impress all its visitors with its beautiful coves and clear seas. The island of Pag is connected to the mainland by ferry and bridge (Paški most).

 

NP Plitvice lakes

The most beautiful and the most popular Croatian national park, part of the UNESCO's World Heritage, situated at the main road from Zagreb to Dalmatia; 16 little lakes interconnected with waterfalls created by deposition of travertine, dense forests of beech and fir, partly in the form of primeval virgin forest, many animal species (including the brown bear). Phenomenon of Plitvicka jezera consists of calcareous sinter barriers. For their emerging optimal concordance of several elements is necessary such as temperature, flora, clean environment, etc. National Park Plitvice is 100 km away and you can visit it using organized transport or by car.

 

NP Paklenica

The most beautiful and individual natural and other sights of Velebit are joined together in the national park Paklenica which is one of the most attractive natural-scientific and touristic destination of the north-east Mediterranean Sea. You can follow the park paths, you can see magnificent canyons, you can admire the cave “Manita peæ”, you can observe the climbers climbing rocks, swim in the crystal clear sea, enjoy domestic cuisine, you can get to know the life and friendly people: small things for a big experience. You can reach National Park Paklenica by car or organized transport. It is 30 km away from Rtina …

 

NP Kornati

Kornati national park, with its 89 islands and rocks and total surface of 302 square kilometers, is a unique island group in the Mediterranean sea . Landscape and panorama are very interesting for boater and numerous park visitors. The wild beauty of rocks, clear blue sky, secluded bays, incredible contrasts of the nature, and especially the world of silence, are a unique experience. Sea cliffs, caves (grotto), holes, meadows under the sea level, corals and shells, they all represent the priceless treasure of the national park. NP Kornati are 18 nautical miles away from Rtina and there is a possibility of everyday excursions to the islands…

 

NP Krka

Krka national park covers 14200 hectares in the region of towns Šibenik, Drniš and Knin, and spreads over the area which begins at the fort Neèmen and Trošelj under the noisy waterfalls Manojlovac, Risnjak and Miljacka, over the 26 meters high waterfall “Roški slap”, the lake “Visovaèko jezero” and the waterfall “Skradinski buk” (46 m), which is the biggest chalk barrier in Europe. Numerous historical and cultural monuments give this park special importance: Franciscan monastery on the island Visovac and monastery Krka. National Park Krka is only 90km away from Rtina which can be reached by car or organized transport…

 

NP lake of Vrana

The natural phenomenon, the lake “Vransko jezero”, is situated near the Pakoštane on the on shore side of the road “Jadranska cesta” and has every right to be called Nature Park. This is the biggest natural lake in Croatia, covering 30,7 square kilometers and is actually the sunken Karst valley which is about 14 km long, 4 km wide and 3,9 m deep. As natural phenomenon, it offers many interesting sights, it is a habitat and a protected ornithological reserve of numerous and rare wading birds. You can visit the town using your own transportation means…