Sukosan (Zadar)

Tourist destination info Sukosan (Zadar)

Sukosan is a small town as well as a harbor, located in the spacious bay of Zlatna luka, only 10km fto the south-east of Zadar. The population is involved in agriculture, vine growing, olive growing and tourism. Tourism started developing during the 1920; the first tourists were German and Czechs. The actual date of the foundation is not reliable, but it is assumed that the town was founded during the roman rule. You can visit the church of St. Kasijan (parish church located in a small village, a building with romantic and baroque details), St. Martin church (a romantic building, located on the area of Kastelin, first mentioned in 1387), diocese summer house “Palac” (built on an artificial island in the middle of the bay at the end of the 15th century), Church of Our Lady of Grace (located in the very center of the old village, facing the land – Upper Gates, built in 1650), upper gates (once an entrance and an exit from the fortified Sukosan , contains the remains of the defense walls), Zmajevici emblem (placed on a building named “Biskupija”) and numerous other cultural monuments. Sukosan is famous for its beautiful beaches and covert coves, as well. Some of the beaches are: “Djecji raj” beach”, “Makarska” beach and “Zlatna Luka” beach. Sukosan offers a variety of possibilities for those who wish to enrich their vacation with some other activities. Active vacation fans can enjoy volleyball, basketball, football, tennis, hiking, cycling, bowling, windsurfing, rafting, diving, fishing, paintball and numerous other activities. If you would like to savor the specialties of this region, visit the restaurants “Laguna”, “Gajeta”, as well as the taverns “Kod Guste” and “Kaleta”.

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Zadar is a city with an extraordinary history and extremely valuable cultural heritage, located in the heart of the Adriatic. It is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the country and is said to be a real treasury of archaeological and monumental treasure of all periods. It is most known for the following historical monuments: Church of the Holy Ghost, Cathedral of St. Stošije, St. Šime church, St. Mary’s church and monastery, St. Frane church and monastery, city walls, fortresses and gates, church of St Krševan and many others. The city attracts more and more tourists each year due to its various attractions. Get acquainted with the sea organ, the solar circle, National Square, Five Wells Square, the city’s silver and gold, Forum, Ancient Glass Museum and Kalelarga.

Island of Pasman is an island in the Zadar archipelago, separated from the mainland by the Pasman canal which contains a few picturesque islands. You can visit numerous historical sites on the island, such as the stone statue of St. Mihovil, Benedict convent of St. Kuzma and Damjan, Franciscan convent of St. Dujam, church of St. Luka, ruins of the St. Martin church and countless other. A rich world of flora and fauna has developed on the island because of the Mediterranean climate. You can find different species of medical and fragrant plants, while the underwater contains all types of shells and fish of the Croatian Adriatic.

Dugi Otok is the largest island in the north-Dalmatian group of islands. The lighthouse located on the north-west side is the pride of the island, as well as the Telascica nature park on the south-east. The Telascica nature park is characterized by three phenomena: Telascica bay, Long island slope “Stene” and salty lake “Mir”. You can visit the Franciscan convent, St. Mihovil church, St. Mary church, Sr. Roko church, St. Nikola church, St. Krsevan convent, Mary’s sanctuary, St. Nikola chapel and countless other historical monuments.

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  • What our guests say about Sukosan (Zadar)

    Overall guest rating
    Touristic offer
    Friendly locals

    • Excellent 5

    • Very good 3.4

      well located for trips to zadar, nin, kornati, isl. murter, plitvice lakes, etc
      sukosan village (there is no real village) beaches around sukosan are not very interesting
    • Very good 3.6
      Family Belgium
      Nice to stay there.
      the pool en the space
      No dishingwasher, no airco

    Sukosan (Zadar) recommended accommodation

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