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Island of Vir

Island of Vir, Croatia

Villas and apartments on the Island of Vir along the bays and beaches will provide everyone with accommodation. Source: dalje.com


Island of Vir is located in northwest Dalmatia, in the sea of Vir. It is the twentieth largest Croatian island and the eight largest island of the Zadar Archipelago. Shallow draught separates it from the mainland village of Privlaka. A 378m long bridge was built in the 1970s to connect Vir with the mainland. The construction of the bridge sped up the development of the island, and primarily the construction of private accommodation and apartments. Municipality of Vir consists of settlements Vir, Torovi, Lozice and Island of Skoljic. The island has versatile landscapes, from karst and grazing
Island of Vir, Croatia

Kastelina of Vir served Venetian military crews in defense against Turks and Uskoks. Source: vir.hr


fields to pine forest, vineyards and gardens, old houses to modern villas, quiet settlements to those that are crowded with people. The oldest historical findings are the remains of settled forts on the hills of St. Juraj and Gradina on the north side of the island. Vir was mentioned by Croatian kings in the 11th century. Venetians have left their mark by building a fortress on Kozjak (by the sea) in the 17th century, for defense against Turks. Some remains have been preserved and the fortress is known as Kastelina among the locals. In the vicinity there is a beach and a cove with healing peloid mud.
Island of Vir, Croatia

Jadro beach offers many contents: bars, restaurants, event organizers, recreational activities. Source: otok-vir.info


East part of Privlaka gaz is where the Island of Skoljic is located, with a beautiful beach and pine trees. Vir tourist offer consists of a long coastline with numerous beaches (Jadro, Donja Prezida, Miljkovica, Duboka Draga, Radovanjica, Kozjak) and accommodation: villas, rooms and apartments. Vir, of course, has taverns, coffee shops, bars, souvenir shops and it offers boat rentals, excursions, etc. During the summer, you can enjoy rich Vir Summer program that includes plays, contests, klapa concerts, concerts by local musicians and a big celebration on the Day of Vir municipality on 29th of August. Its connection to mainland makes Vir a starting point for visits to the nearby places of Nin, Zaton and Zadar. Those who like romance can enjoy sunset from one of the natural beaches on the southwest side of the island or the panorama of the neighboring islands and Mt. Velebit. Those with somewhat deeper pockets can afford to stay at the lighthouse - the lone five-star Villa Lanterna.

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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 Molat | Island of Olib | Island of Pag | Island of Pasman | Island of Silba | Island of Ugljan | 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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