If you are traveling to Zadar, detailed map of Zadar will be useful for your orientation, including Zadar's old town, Cape Borik, neighborhood where are the most of Zadar hotels, Old city port and Gazenica (a new Zadar ferry port)
Google Zadar map below is showing the old town of Zadar, to help you explore the city while walking the Zadar’s streets. Within the old town, nested on the Zadar peninsula, you will find all of the city’s museums, churches and monuments.
On the map you can obtain a clear overview of the old town nested on peninsula, a 400 by 1000 meter (about 100 acres) framed by Adriatic islands from seaside and old town port from the other.
Much of old Zadar reflects a network of narrow cobbled medieval streets, squares and courtyards with prohibited traffic and enclosed by a remaining fragment of city walls from one side.
The main artery of the old town and the most important commercial street is famous Kalelarga (Siroka Ulica - Wide street), spreading in the direction west - east from People´s Square (Narodni trg) to the city’s famous flag-stoned Roman Forum.
The peninsula is connected with the newer, mainland side by a pedestrian bridge across Jazine Bay to Obala Kneza Branimira.
When people in Zadar talk about the Riva, they mean the pleasant promenade on the edge of the Old Town peninsula called Obala Petra Kresimira. It's a perfect place for a pleasant leisurely walk with captivating views of the offshore islands and two persuasive outdoor art facilities in the shape of the Sea Organ and the Greeting to the Sun.
Zadar county makes a part of Northern Dalmatia region with 17 islands of all sizes starting from the biggest one, Dugi Otok (Long Island), and most of Pag island and Ugljan, the closest island to the mainland just opposite the town of Zadar.
It also includes the Paklenica and part of Kornati national park. Island Pag is the only island along the Croatia's Adriatic coast, that's divided in two parts. Larger part of the island, with Pag town makes a part of Zadar county (zupanija -Croatian word), while the northern part of the island (Novalja), belongs to Lika-Senj county.
The total area of the county is 7,486.91 km2, with about 170,000 inhabitants and six biggest town including Zadar, Benkovac, Biograd na Moru, Nin, Obrovac and Pag town.
Zadar harbor is the main ferry hub to the most islands in Zadar archipelago. It is important to point out that Zadar town has a new ferry port which was transferred in 2015 to new location, from the center of Zadar on the peninsula to the port Gazenica.
All ferry lines that have so far sailed from the city center peninsula moved to Gazenica, and in the city center remain only passenger ships and high-speed lines (catamarans).
Since the Zadar archipelago has a rather complicated ferry network, with all small and larger islands connections, above map of Zadar ferries network will help you to figure out the most important lines from Zadar.
If you want to have in one place all info about ferries from Zadar, here you'll find sailing schedule to Zadar islands archipelago and international ferry line Zadar - Ancona - Zadar. All sailing schedules are in PDF format easy to download. Here you can check ferries 2016 prices!