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Island of Zlarin

Island of Zlarin, Croatia

Mediterranean vegetation, sun, sea, stone houses and apartments - that is Zlarin. Source: sibenskiportal.hr


In comparison to other Croatian islands, Zlarin is a small island that is big enough to provide you with unforgettable vacation. It is located only 2km from the mainland, even though Sibenik harbor is located 7km from the Zlarin harbor. Zlarin was first mentioned 700 years ago, but there is evidence of life on Zlarin since prehistoric times. Coral diving and coral jewelry manufacturing bear witness to the long Zlarin maritime tradition. The island still has a small workshop where red and white corals are hand processed and turned into jewelry. Parish Church of the Assumption of Mary, from
Island of Zlarin, Croatia

Original island ambiance also attracts film makers. Zlarin was the filming location of a popular tv-serial Loza. Source: photocroatia.com


1740 has a very valuable altar, and the oldest church is the 15th century Church of Our Lady of Raselj. In the past, Sibenik nobles built their summer houses on Zlarin. Poet Vesna Parun was born on Zlarin and Anthony Maglica, the inventor of Maglite flashlight, spent his childhood on Zlarin. Maglite is included among the 100 products that Americans are most proud of. Maglica is the owner of one of the most beautiful villas on the island of Zlarin. Visitors can find accommodation in apartments and rooms in old restored family houses and vacation houses of people from Sibenik. Save for
Island of Zlarin, Croatia

You can still purchase red and white coral jewelry on the island of Zlarin. Source: adriaticdiving.com


apartments, Zlarin also has Hotel Koralj with a restaurant, coffee shop and terrace directly by the sea. Zlarin is frequented by sailors who come to find safe berth in the Zlarin harbor, or by regatta participants. The island has several taverns: Aldura, Ispod Leroja (Leroj - local clock that was built in 1839) and there is certainly no shortage of coffee shops and bars. On Zlarin, one can go swimming anywhere along its extended coastline, including intimate wild coves on the other side of the island. The central beach is both rocky and pebble beach, and the sea has areas with very fine pebbles that have almost turned to sand. Zlarin is a quiet island without cars and with the possibility of walking the field paths. In the summer, one can still hear the island song (Bodulska balada) during the Evenings of Island Notes. (Except for the here the offered accommodation, additional apartments on the Island of Zlarin can be found on the website InfoAdriatic.com).

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Other destinations of Sibenik-Knin County: Betina/Murter | Brodarica | Grebastica | Island of Kaprije | Island of Murter | Island of Prvic | Island of Zirje | Jadrija | Jezera/Murter | Kornati NP | Krka NP | Pirovac | Primosten | Rogoznica | Sibenik | Skradin | Srima | Tisno | Tribunj | Vodice | Zablace | Zaboric | Zaton/Sibenik

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