Walk through the streets of Biograd
In northern Dalmatia, opposite the island of Pašman, lies the picturesque town of Biograd, famous for its colorful history, marina, wonderful beaches and spas. This place has been a tourist and sailing center for years. At the beginning of the 20th century, Czechs rested there in large numbers, Biograd was also a favorite resort of dignitaries from Yugoslavia and other communist eastern bloc countries.
North Dalmatia is a region of Croatia distinguished by its charming, numerous bays, islands and peninsulas, and the picturesque coast of the Adriatic Sea . This area is not only beautiful sandy beaches, but also lush green vegetation, olive and fig groves and vineyards. There are many parks in Dalmatia, such as Kornati National Park, Krka National Park . There are also beautiful, historic towns there. We will see the greatest historical treasures in Zadar and Šibenik . However, smaller towns like Biograd also impress with their historic architecture.
Biograd - turbulent history and remarkable monuments
The history of Biograd is interesting, but also turbulent. The first records of the town date back to the 10th century . At that time, Biograd was the seat of Croatian rulers. In 1102, the Hungarian ruler Koloman was crowned Croatian king there. However, in the years 1125 - 1797 the city was ruled by the Venetians .
In 1646, during the Venetian-Turkish wars, Biograd was completely destroyed. After the reconstruction, the city became a prestigious resort visited by dignitaries of communist Yugoslavia. However, after the change of the political system, the city fell into oblivion again.
Currently, the resort is experiencing its second youth, the city has been expanded and renovated. We will see there not only a charming old town with houses with white façades and red roofs characteristic of Dalmatia, but also a seaside promenade and a modern yacht port .
The building, formerly functioning as the town hall, now houses a museum presenting the history of Biograd. The old town with the remains of medieval buildings is situated on a peninsula. This place is also famous for its religious monuments , incl. St. Roch, dating from the 16th century, the church of St. Stošija, built on the ruins of an 18th-century cathedral, the church of St. Anthony from the 13th century, the ruins of the Benedictine monastery, the churches of St. John and Tomasz. We will also find the remains of an ancient aqueduct there.
Camp Park Soline
Near Biograd, right next to a sandy and pebble beach, among pine forests, there is a comfortable, four-star Camping Park Soline . In an area of about 15 hectares , we will find a lot of entertainment. It is an ideal place for active recreation, as well as for carefree sunbathing and sunbathing.
The camping offers its guests comfortable and fully equipped holiday homes , where you can use a comfortable bedroom, kitchenette, bathroom, air conditioning or a terrace . There are also plots with electricity and sanitary connections.
The resort is located near the sea , which is conducive to active recreation. You can try your hand at various water sports such as canoeing, windsurfing, water skiing, scuba diving and sailing.
There are plenty of activities for children on the campground. They can use the beach volleyball court in the resort, learn to play table tennis and have a good time in the playground and in the mini club.
It is worth taking advantage of the local restaurant "Park Soline" and tasting Croatian dishes. If you are looking for a cool drink, you can enjoy a cold drink in the fast-food bar . There is also a pizzeria and a supermarket on the campsite, where we can stock up on fresh bread every day.
Italy, Croatia, Spain ... are the countries I would like to come back to every summer. I like to discover new places, whether it is a bustling capital city or a quiet town on a mountain slope.