Zadar DMC – Best Venues & Activities for your Events.

Dubrovnik is considered the Pearl of the Adriatic, but due to its attractive geographical location, Zadar could easily be called the Heart of the Adriatic. Zadar is the urban center of northern Dalmatia, an economic, administrative, political and cultural center of the region with over 75,000 inhabitants. Its unique geography and topography make the coast around Zadar and its hinterland a favorite with nature lovers with 5 national parks and 3 nature parks in close proximity. Especially attractive to sailors, the Kornati National Park with its 89 Islands is a fantastic polygon for activities.

Zadar’s rich 3000 years old history is a tapestry of modern vibrant urban lifestyle and infrastructure blended with ancient, medieval times and Renaissance living treasures. Special attractions include St. Donatus church, the biggest cathedral in Dalmatia – St. Anastasia`s Cathedral, the municipal square from the Roman era –,The Forum, Five Wells Square home to many prominent restaurants and some of Zadar`s contemporary architectural wonders such as Sea Organs and The Greeting to the Sun.

During the night Zadar transforms into the trendy hot spot with a variety of clubs and lounge bars which easily transform into modern event venues for hosting dinners and product launches. Good vibes on the Zadar streets intensify with the rich offer of festivals, concerts, exhibitions and other happenings among which stand out the Musical Evenings at St. Donatus, KalelargArt – Street Art Festival and Millenium Jump Zadar.

Zadar has many comfortable accommodation options that include five star hotels as well as modern hostels, small family owned hotels and boutique hotels with long, successful tradition.

All that Zadar has to offer can easily be reached from both southern and northern parts of Croatia by plane or highway as well as from the major European capitals by plane. Come and experience contagious energy of this vibrant Dalmatian jewel!


Exploring Zadar

There are numerous different creative ways to explore Zadar and its beautiful surroundings. Join us in the fun and educative Old Town Challenge where guests have the oppertunits to explore the streets, museums and squares of Zadar while interacting with locals, learning about Croatian culture and even trying to speak a few words of Croatian. Or take part in the Live like a Local experience, which even includes sipping a cup of coffee and enjoying the sunshine in one of the local cafés and restaurants.
In addition to the city of Zadar, the nearby national parks includes Plitvice Lakes, Paklenica, Krka and Kornati national parks as well as nature parks Velebit and Telascica are fascinating to explore and are the perfect backdrop for a variety of team building activities including jeep safaris through untamed hinterlands of the park. Become a part of Zadar’s ancient tradition of glassmaking. Experts of the Museum of Ancient Glass will teach you how to design and produce your own unique piece of glass that you are able to take back home as a souvenir.


Team Building Zadar

Zadar is ideally suited to team building activities due to its as the infrastructure, location and surroundings. DT Croatia is happy to organize tailor made activities in accordance with the requirements and desires of each of its clients.Some activities include:

  • Old Town Challenge
  • Live Like a Croatian
  • Silver and Gold of the City of Zadar
  • Workshop of glassblowing
  • Coffee & Cookies in the centre of Zadar
  • Visit to Maraska Factory
  • Canoe safari on Zrmanja River
  • Jeep Safari in South Velebit
  • Hiking Paklenica


Evening Programs

With its wealth of great restaurants, historic venues and unique locations, Zadar can cater to any groups requirements.Whether you enjoy a simple wine tasting evening or late-night concert, street art performances or an elegant 4 course dinners, Zadar is the destination that promises an unforgettable evenings year-round.Be sure to start of your evening by enjoying the world`s most beautiful sunset, according to Alfred Hitchcook, while sipping a cocktail on a sunset cruise on the event ship followed by a sumptuous modern Mediterranean dinner with a local musical concert.


Zadar – Special, Unique & Exclusive Locations


Zadar`s restaurants are a true culinary representation of Zadar itself, a unique blend of its long history and rich tradition mixed with extravagant ideas of internationally educated and innovative local Chefs.

High quality local restaurants located within the city center or in the near proximity of the Zadar Old Town offer some of the best fresh fish on the market as well as esteemed Croatian wines, use unique local ingredients and traditional recipes in the preparation of their dishes while making sure to keep up with culinary trends.The ambience of the Mediterranean, well preserved within rustic Dalmatian interiors, i juxtaposed with international cuisine served in the contemporary restaurants and bars.


Historical Venues

Zadar’s, three thousand years of history and the intermingling of different ancient civilizations have left a mark on Zadar.

It’s well preserved Roman remains offer the perfect backdrop for a themed cocktail party while magnificent churches turns into a one of a kind concert hall offering its visitors unique acoustic experience.

Museums and Galleries– Aside from housing their permanent exhibitions, Zadar’s museums are available for the organization of gala dinners, meetings, workshops and conferences. Located within historical buildings such as monasteries, churches or palaces of respected Zadar families these venues can be an ideal solution for any upscale, elegant type of event designed to incorporate fine dining, art, music as well as the local tradition, culture and history offering unique historic aspects to any event.

Probably the best known and the most used venue in Zadar would be the former port warehouse built in 16th century, the incredible Arsenal of Zadar with its 1800m2 of multifunctional space having the concept of “indoor town square”, latest technological equipment and friendly staff, it is the ultimate place to organize anything from a meeting, conference, product launch, concert, party, exhibition or any other type of event a client desires.


Meeting Places

Meeting and conference planners have a variety of locations within Zadar to choose from. The city boasts a modern Krešimir Ćosić Hall, equipped to host up to 10 000 people, the historic Arsenal with space for several hundred people and a wealth of hotels offering modern meeting halls of to suit meetings and conferences of various sizes. Easily accessible by air, sea and land, Zadar is centrally located on the Croatian coast taking advantage of all it has to offer.


Ship Venues

Modern Event boat like the Nada, as well as historic replicas, yachts and traditional dalmatian wooden boats are all perfect ways for groups to enjoy the Adriatic Sea.
With the nearby islands groups can sail off to the Islands and explore or enjoy a cocktail cruise or dinner while sailing past the Old City of Zadar.