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Preko, Ugljan, Croatia

Islet of Galvec is located 80m away and can be reached by boat or swimming. Source: najboljeuhrvatskoj.info


Preko is a traffic and administrative centre of the Island of Ugljan. It is easiest to reach the mainland by ferry to Zadar. The ferry port is the reason for its numerous apartments, coffee shops, restaurants and a gas station in Preko. Dalmatian houses along the waterfront create a Mediterranean atmosphere. The Municipality of Preko is made of villages Preko, Poljana, Sutomiscica, Mali Lukoran, Lukoran and Ugljan with hamlets, and settlements on the islands of Rivanj, Sestrunj and Osljak. Some of the beaches in Preko are pebble beaches and some are paved, while the main beach Jaz is a
Preko, Ugljan, Croatia

Island of Osljak is categorized as a Nature Park due to its unique beauty and preserved state. Source: navadriatic.com


sandy beach that was awarded the Blue Flag. There are many hospitality facilities, children's playground and beach volley court by the beach, and special attention was paid to making persons with disabilities have access to the beach. Natural surroundings consist of the islets of Osljak and Galevac (Skoljic). Galevac can be reached swimming. It is one of the most popular places for swimming, covered in Mediterranean vegetation that hides the 15th century Franciscan Monastery of friars. Osljak is the smallest inhabited island of the Adriatic Sea. It is an island without a
Preko, Ugljan, Croatia

Main beach Jaz in Jaz Bay is a part of the Preko waterfront. Source: 057info.hr


road. On the island one can go fishing, diving and most importantly, relax, when you just feel like swimming and enjoying some peace and quiet. It is the location of the 6th century Church of St. Mary, a 16th century windmill and restaurant Lazaret - all in a real small nature park. All of the mentioned places offer accommodation. Preko has many family houses that rent apartments. It offers adventurous forms of vacation and numerous biking trails on the parts of the island that haven't been urbanized. Three kilometers long asphalted road (we recommend you take a walk or a bike ride) leads from Preko to the excursion site, the fort of St. Mihovil that was erected by the Venetian Republic in the 13th century. From the altitude of 265m you will have a truly unique view. The east side of Preko has the 11th century Romanesque Church of St. John that is certainly worth seeing. Don't forget to participate in the celebration Prijeska legrica at the end of July.

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