Its maintained architecture and harmony, with special atmosphere of river Krka and sea, makes him an excellent place for rest, out of disco-club hysteria, hotel terraces and all other attractions of younger tourist generations. When You come to Zaton, the first thing You can see are clean streets and tidiness of green surfaces, arranged with tradicional baskets made of branches and flowers. Nice walkway close to the sea, spreads about three kilometers, from the bay of "Dobri dolac" to the bay of "Šarina draga". In the small harbour the wind is not a problem. "Bura" welters the sea far from the bay, and berths are not on strokes of "Jugo".
Beaches near ZatonZaton is famous for its long promenade along the sea, from the bay Dobri dolac to the bay Sarina draga. It is ideal for those who love peace, rest and recreation. In Sarina draga there is a same name pebble beach, and near (about 400 m away) the concrete-gravel beach Zvizda.
Gastronomy in ZatonWhere to eat?
- in the restaurant Porat, and it doesn't hurt to visit any traditional taverns, wine shops that offer the occasional bit of dalmatian food.
Sports and Recreation
Many cyclists, rowers and other recreationists can often be found in the move from the bay Dobri dolac up to the bay Sarina draga. Those who love diving and fishing here can find something for themselves. Small football and basketball courts close to the local school is open to anyone interested in these sports and other sports games. In the center of Zaton there is a playground where kids can have fun.
Entertainment and nightlife near ZatonZaton is situated in a quiet location, yet close enough to larger cities (Sibenik, Vodice) where in summer, is full of all cultural and music events:
Sibenik (International Children's Festival)
Sibenik (Festival of Dalmatian chanson)
Hacienda – (Vodice) – only during the summer
Makina Exit (Vodice )
Aurora – (Primosten)
As all the places in the neighborhood, at the end of July the Zaton has its traditional Zaton evening, accompanied by folk songs, good wine and local specialties.
Zaton is the perfect place for families with small children as well as for all those who want to relax from the fast way of living. If you are looking for entertainment and fun, you can for just a 10 minutes driving, come across the center of events, surrounded by cafes, disco clubs, restaurants and various events in Vodice and Sibenik.
Events calendar in ZatonZaton Evening – every year on the last Saturday in July
St. Roko – processions and festivity – 16.08.
How to get to Zaton?By car: Zagreb-Zaton 327 km highway, Split-Zaton 98 km highway, Zadar- Zaton 75 km highway
By plane: www.croatiaairlines.hr (airport Zadar 65 km or Split 97 km)
Cheap flights to Croatia:
By train: www.hznet.hr (train station Sibenik 10 km)
By bus: www.akz.hr
By ship: www.jadrolinija.hr (ferry port Sibenik 10 km, Zadar 70 km or Split 116 km)