Enjoy Spring in Zadar Region

Spring has certainly sprung in Zadar, and this beautiful region is ready to accept visitors for all manner of fantastic outdoor events.


If Mother Nature is your thing, this is a fantastic region to visit regardless, but this spring, between 27 April to 1 May, sees several events which test your limits, and allow you to see some of the best scenery around at the same time.


Let’s check out this fantastic few days’ events in a bit more detail.


27 April


Zadar Outdoor Festival – At 10.30am, join in with the sailing regatta, which takes place on the Zadar – Ugljan Channel.


28 April


Zadar Outdoor Festival – A few events take place today, including the Sea Organ Swim at Zadar Waterfront. In addition, the Three River’s Trail happens on the Zrmanja River too.


29 April


International Climbers’ Meeting – Keen climbers of all abilities are invited to Velika Paklenica Canyon, in the beautiful National Park Paklenica at 10am, where you can enjoy the main race. The day ends in entertaining fashion at 9.30pm with the Paklenica Film Festival. In-between this time there is an individual men and women’s speed climbing competition too. Test your skills!


At Velebit Mountain, National Park Paklenica, you can take part in the Saucony Paklenica Trail too, starting at 9am.


Zadar Outdoor Festival – Two fantastic events take place on this busy day out outdoor fun, including the rafting regatta in Obrovac, before finishing up with the Zadar Sunset Run at 6.30pm; this is a great opportunity to check out the changing lights and grab some exercise at the same time!


30 April


International Climbers’ Meeting – From sunset to sunrise you can enjoy the climbing marathon in Velika Paklenica Canyon, before the winner is crowned at 9.30pm in Bikarija Square.


At 10.30am in Petrcane there is the Cross Country Race taking pace on the waterfront, and the Kayak City Race at 10am.


1 May


International Climbers Meeting – The new month is heralded by the end of this particular event, which cumulates in the Kids’ Speed Race, which takes place at 11am, in the National Park Paklenica.


These five days of events are just a handful of the joy and fun to be had in Zadar this spring time – perhaps it’s time you visited and checked out Mother Nature’s wonders for yourself!