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Island of Molat

Island of Molat, Croatia

Apartments in village of Molat and the main harbor Lucina with the capacity for 36 berths. Source: cruiserswiki.org


Molat is an island in the northwest of Zadar Archipelago, between the sea of Vir and open Adriatic Sea. Its inhabitants have been producing honey since olden times, so the island was named after Latin mellitus, meaning to be made of honey. The island was a fish exporter and it was known for quality milk, vine and olives. It was first mentioned in the 7th century. Through centuries it was subjected to great violence by Venetians, Turks, British pirates, and it was also known for the Italian fascist camp where 20,000 people were imprisoned in the World War II. Today it is the place for true vacation. It
Island of Molat, Croatia

Forested islet and anchored sailboats in the immediate vicinity of village Brgulje on the Island of Molat. Source: tzzadar.hr


would be ideal to tour the island by boat along the hidden coves and beaches, but it is also possible to tour the island by car, or better yet by bike or on foot. In the summer, there can be up to 1000 people on Molat, from those who only stay here for the summer to numerous sailors. However, it never gets crowded, which is fine by those who like peaceful vacation. The island has three villages: Molat, Brgulje and Zapuntel. Molat is the main village with two beautiful coves Jazi and Lucina. Jazi beach is possible the prettiest beach on the island. It has shallow sea and sandy bottom, which is suitable for
Island of Molat, Croatia

Village of Zapuntel, also with apartments and a harbor, facing the Island of Ist. Source: dalmacija.net


families with children. Lucina is a safe haven for boats. Molat has two stores and a bakery. There is the 15th century Parish Church of the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, although it was mentioned much earlier. There is also a cultural home from 1926 and a library from 1933. You can take a thirty minute walk from Molat to the village of Brgulje with a forested islet in front of its harbor. Accommodation on Molat is offered in private apartments. One can rent an apartment in older parts of the mentioned villages (inland) as well as their newer parts by the sea. Don't forget to taste fresh fish in one of the island taverns. Island of Molat is connected to Zadar by ferry and catamaran service, as well as neighboring islands of Ist, Dugi Otok, Zverinac and Sestrunj.

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Other destinations of Zadar County: Bibinje | Biograd na moru | Drage | Island of Dugi Otok | Island of Ist | Island of Iz | Island of Olib | Island of Pag | Island of Pasman | Island of Silba | Island of Ugljan | Island of Vir | Kali/Ugljan | Kozino | Kukljica/Ugljan | Mandre/Pag | Maslenica | Nin | Novigrad/Dalmatia | Paklenica NP | Pakostane | Petrcane | Povljana/Pag | Preko/Ugljan | Privlaka | Seline | Starigrad/Paklenica | Sukosan | Sv. Filip i Jakov | Sveti Petar na moru | Tkon/Pasman | Turanj | Vrsi | Zadar | Zaton/Zadar | Zdrelac/Pasman

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