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Zadar: Private Walking Tour Through 3,000 Years of History

Zadar: Private Walking Tour Through 3,000 Years of History

From £88.33 per group up to 5

Discover Zadar, the fifth largest city in Croatia, with its historic old town set on a small peninsula. See Roman ruins, medieval churches, as the well as the unique and world-renowned Sea Organ and Greeting to the Sun installations.

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Duration 2 hours
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French, Italian, Spanish, English, German
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  • Journey through Zadar's old town on a private guide tour
  • Discover the city's rich history, culture, and most famous attractions
  • Marvel at the Sea Organ and Greeting to the Sun installations
  • Local Marachino liquor
Full description
Zadar represents one of the most interesting and oldest urban localities in the Mediterranean, constantly inhabited from 1000 BC. In the 1st century it became a Roman colony and acquired the characteristics of a city. You will visit remains of a Roman Forum, the biggest one built in Croatia and the center of social life at the time. Zadar was the capital of Dalmatia region from the fall of the Western Roman Empire until the end of the First World War. Hear the story of its defensive walls that the Venetian Republic built in the 16th century for protection against the Ottomans and see the picturesque port of Fosa with its beautiful Land Gate. You will walk the famous Kalelarga, the main and most famous street in the city. Stand in front of the church of St. Donat, the symbol of Zadar and see Zadar Cathedral dedicated to St. Anastasia. Zadar is famous for its Sea Organ and Greeting to the Sun art installations situated at the Riva promenade. You will listen to the unique music of the sea played by the Sea Organ while learning the most interesting facts about these modern installations. Next, taste maraschino cherry liqueur, the recipe of which dates from the 16th century.
  • Licensed local guide
  • Private walking tour
  • Maraschino liqueur tasting
  • Pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

Meet at the local partner's office at Poljana Pape Aleksandra III 7, 23000 Zadar, right next to the Sea Gate.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Water

Know before you go

  • You will have to cover your knees and shoulders when entering the church
  • Maraschino liqueur will only be served to the participants who are allowed by law to consume alcohol
Customer reviews

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5 /5

based on 17 reviews

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My family and I already knew Zadar quite well from many visits over the past few years and have been able to observe the development of the city for over 40 years. Ivana gave us a lot of background information and details in very good German. It was a very entertaining 2 hours after which we can see Zadar with different eyes in many places.

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31 August 2021

Ended up with a private tour and my guide was fantastic. As a local she was very well informed, personal, and was able to share a wealth of info.

22 October 2020

Ivana war eine sehr fachkundige und freundliche Führerin. Ihr deutsch war perfekt und wir haben viel über Zadar erfahren. Sehr empfehlenswert!

30 October 2021

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