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About Zadar

The beautiful historic coastal town of Zadar is very popular because of its stunning architecture, history, warm climate and beautiful crystal clear sea. Zadar is the fifth largest city in Croatia and the second largest in Dalmatia. Zadar is a beautiful seaside city in the Dalmatia region. Important landmarks in Zadar are: the Roman Forum, St. Donatus' Church, St. Anastasia's Cathedral, St. Stosija's Church, St. Ilija's Church, St. Francis' Church, Five Wells Square, St. Mary's Church, the Citadel and The Land Gate.

Zadar is becoming an increasingly popular tourist destination and is an ideal spot to visit if you are enjoying a Mediterranean holiday.

Some say that Zadar is one of Croatia's more underrated destinations. You'll find peaceful traffic-free streets following the ancient Roman street plan with Roman ruins and several medieval churches to explore. Giving the whole town a historical feel, massive 16th-century fortifications shield the city on one side with high walls running along the harbour.

The Old Town, where the port is located, has been rebuilt many times leaving a mesmerising mix of ancient and modern architecture.

There are many museums to explore in Zadar that can fill you in on the ancient and sometimes turbulent history of the region and after that the tree-lined promenade along Obala Kralja Petra Kresimira IV is perfect for a lazy stroll and also the perfect place to stop for a coffee and watch the world go by. An activity that is popular throughout Croatia.

Come the night, Zadar's large student population pours into the town's bars and caf├ęs. You'll also find many restaurants in the town offering a wide variety of quality and prices.

For beach lovers, there are a few small beaches east of the Old Town and more to the west at Borik where the water is crystal clear and perfect for a dip on a hot Summer day. Many natives of Zadar head by boat either to the offshore island of Ugljan or further afield to Dugi Otok for a short break from the city.

About Italy

Italy boasts a wealth of popular destinations and has something for everyone to enjoy.

Take a romantic gondola ride in Venice, see the ancient Colosseum in Rome, visit the leaning tower of Pisa, admire the many masterpieces in the Uffizi gallery of Florence or simply relax on one of the many beautiful beaches that can be found along Italy's miles of stunning coastline.

Florence is an often overlooked tourist destination. However, it is well worth a visit.

The town was the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance and it still shows in the architecture of the city. There are many fine art galleries from famous artists - including the Galleria degli Uffizi, where you can see Boticelli's `Birth of Venus'.

The galleries themselves are often works of art, with the walls and ceiling ornately decorated with various brightly coloured murals.

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