Dugi otok Island

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Description

Dugi Otok (0 338 m) is very suitable for peace searching. Bozava and Sali are the only tourist places of the island.

Dugi Otok is the largest island in the Zadar archipelago, 50 kilometers in length and width, about 5 km. Given the relative distance from the (hour and a half ferry ride) can be said that remains outside the usual tourist flows, which makes it an ideal destination for tourists who will be able to enjoy peace, privacy and natural beauty that is not missing. The central position in the Adriatic Sea provides Dugi Otok yet advantageous in Dalmatia because of mild and favourable climate.

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How to get to Dugi otok Island

On the island you can get:

Ferry goes from Zadar to Brbinj: 3 times daily. Zadar Sali and Zaglav: 2 x daily. From Brbinj to Ancona: 2 x week or Rijeka - Brbinj - Dubrovnik: 1 x the week.

Map of Dugi otok Island

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Pictures of Dugi otok Island

History of Dugi otok Island

Dugi Otok was first mentioned in mid-10 centuries of Byzantine Emperor Constantine Porfirogeneta who mentioned it in his work ˝ De administrando imperio ˝ states under the name Pizuh. In early 11 century the island is called Insula Tilagus and this name is preserved in the name of the bay-bay, now the Nature Park Telascica.

The island was settled very early on which witnessed archaeological findings with Krševanjeg fields and Veli Rat, which date from the early and middle stone age. Holds the remains of the Illyrian settlement with or without constructive properties and with a cemetery on the flat.

About an ancient time witnessed numerous remains of ceramic fragments scattered, small monuments and remains of farm buildings, including substantial attention needs to devote to economic complex in Mala Proversa, and the emperor's monument votive goods Euhemera in honor of goddess Dijani, which indicates the existence of the emperor's estates in the area Žmanskog Lake.

Early Christian and preromanesque period has been accompanied by numerous churches of many well-preserved like the church St.Pelegrina in Savru.

What to see in Dugi otok Island

On Dugi Otok can be seen old "sterna" and the remains of many monuments, starting from Paleolitic until the Roman era, from medieval architecture to valuable examples of religious art, such as:

  • Church of St. Mary and the Church of St. The deadline to Salim,
  • Church of St. Stephen in Luka, the church of St.. Pelegrina ..

Places of excursions near Dugi otok Island

  • Trips in the Kornati National Park: One day motor boat trips, and you can visit more than 150 islands and islets surrounded by untouched nature and see a high steep cliffs that are the nature park attraction Telascica.
  • Trips to the island Zverinac: a trip for true gourmands, decent and becoming the owner of one of the best restaurants in Dalmatia will come upon you, your boat, and bring you to the Island Zverinac where you can visit delightful place to eat and Dalmatian specialties in the restaurant.

Accomodations in Dugi otok Island

Hotels in Dugi otok Island

in Bozava

in Sali

in Veli Rat

Camping sites in Dugi otok Island

Private accomodations in Dugi otok Island

Weather in Dugi otok Island

Below you see the current weather forecast for Dugi otok Island. The climate table of Dugi otok Island tells you which temperatures can be expected for each month.

Current weather in Dugi otok Island and a 7-day weather forecast for Dugi otok Island

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Climate in Dugi otok Island

Climate in Dugi otok Island
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
Max. Temperature
11
12
14
17
22
25
28
28
26
21
17
13
Min. Temperature
5
6
8
11
15
18
21
21
18
14
10
7
Hours of Sunshine
4
5
6
7
9
10
11
10
9
7
4
3
Rainy Days
11
10
9
8
7
4
3
3
6
9
11
13
Water temperature of the Adriatic Sea
13
13
14
15
17
22
23
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22
21
18
15


Sports & leisure opportunities in Dugi otok Island

  • Fishing - there are organized the one-day trips, and trips around the island offers many interesting position for various types of sport fishing
  • Diving - a unique experience because of the abundance of beautiful terrain hidden in the sea. In cooperation with the diving club are organised courses diving or diving in small groups.
  • Race and surfing - Bay Pantera ideal place for beginners sailing and surfing.
  • Rent a bike - the island is forested and has many gazebos with a beautiful view of the islands of the archipelago and the open sea. The road that connects north and south of the island is almost no traffic and it is very pleasant for cyclists.
  • Rent a boat - renting a boat or a fast boat

Where to eat in Dugi otok Island

Veli Kamik - Božava Škara - Luka Tamaris - Sali Toni - Sali Roko - Zaglav

Beaches in Dugi otok Island

On the whole island the sea is extremely clean and clear, and offers a beautiful color contrasts white sand and turquoise blue sea. The range of several kilometers, there is more beach different characteristics. Two beautiful bays near the lighthouse of Veli Rat.

  • Beach Saharun - is a marvellous color, with tiny white sand in the sea.
  • Bay Pantera - for those who love diving on the breath, recognizable by gravel and sand in the sea, and sunken ships in the vicinity.

Nightlife and entertainment in Dugi otok Island

Young people can be fun to drive in Sali, or in Bozava, and in Veli Rat always something organized during the summer. The hotels enjoy the life in music. Sali, Bozava and Luka, in weekends are places of fun with live music organized in other places.

Cultural events in Dugi otok Island

  • Saljsko summer festival - the event is held every year.
  • Saljske užance - cultural and entertainment event that takes place already 47 years in August, with the Dalmatian evening performances, gangs or preparation of traditional dishes
  • Dirke tovarov - at the end of the race follows the allocation of appropriate reward for fastest baggage, as well as for most heavy baggage - the one that came last on the goal.

Then in the evening followed by a concert for all groups of young people and those who feel.

Videos of Dugi otok Island

Below you can find travel videos from Dugi otok Island. The videos from Dugi otok Island are provided by CroVideos.com, the video portal for Croatia.

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