Biograd is a lovely destination for your holiday, read what you can do, see, and experience in our Biograd Travel Guide.
How to get to Biograd?
Biograd is easily reachable either by car, or plane, due to its excellent geographical position. It is situated only 20 km from Zadar airport, Zemunik, and it has its own exit from the A1 highway that connects Dalmatia with the country’s capital, Zagreb, and Europe.
What to do in Biograd?
Biograd offers lots of activities you can partake in. Sailing, diving, cycling, and many more things to do you will find in Biograd:
Events in Biograd
Biograd Boat Show- The Biograd Boat Show is an annual nautical event that takes place in Biograd na Moru, Croatia. It is one of the most significant boat shows in the Adriatic region and has been a popular event for boat enthusiasts and industry professionals.
The Biograd Boat Show typically takes place during the boating season, often in the late summer or early fall, and attracts visitors from Croatia and other European countries interested in boating and maritime activities.
Sightseeing in Biograd
Walk through Biograd's historic Old Town, where you can admire well-preserved medieval architecture, charming streets, and lovely squares. Do not miss the Church of St. Anastasia, it is a beautiful Romanesque church dating back to the 12th century.
Explore the bustling Biograd Marina, a place for sailing and boating enthusiasts. You can enjoy a walk along the promenade, watch the boats, or even rent a boat for a day of sailing.
Check the local events calendar (usually available on the Tourist Board website) for cultural festivals, concerts, and exhibitions that may be happening during your visit.
Day trips from Biograd
Fun Park Biograd
Take a boat trip to Kornati National Park, a stunning archipelago of 89 islands known for its rough landscapes, clear waters, and biodiversity. It is a paradise for nature lovers, hikers, and divers.
Nature Parks: Explore the nearby Vransko Lake Nature Park, which is a haven for birdwatching and offers hiking and cycling trails. It is also Croatia's largest natural lake.
Rent a bike and explore the scenic bike paths and trails in the surrounding countryside. The region is known for its beautiful picturesque landscapes.
Fun Park Biograd-This is a popular destination for a family. It is located between Biograd na Moru and the Nature park Vransko Jezero. This is an amusement park where the excitement never ends. Within the Fun Park Biograd, you will discover thrilling roller coasters, merry-go-rounds, and slow train rides that are perfect for young adventurers. This means there is fun for every member of the family.
The rides at Fun Park Biograd are themed in three exciting categories: the space theme, the pirate theme, or the Wild West theme.
Adventure Park Biograd- is also a popular place where you can take your kids. Climb up into the treetops, glide through the air on ziplines, or go on off-road quad tours with or without kayaking. The choice is yours for a day filled with excitement and outdoor fun.
Biograd's central location on the Adriatic coast makes it an excellent base for day trips to other Croatian destinations like Zadar, Sibenik, and the Plitvice Lakes National Park.
Restaurants in Biograd
For dining in Biograd, we recommend the following restaurants:
- Tavern MAX – This lovely restaurant is located in Biograd. It offers local cuisine, steaks, seafood, Mediterranean food, barbecue, and European meals
- Restaurant Kaciol - Located close to the promenade this is a great stop after exploring and enjoying the views. Enjoy delicious food and lovely staff in the Restaurant Kaciol.
- Pizzeria Cassa Vecchia - The intimate and relaxed atmosphere, friendly staff, and excellent food and drinks are the right recipe for a pleasant stay in this restaurant.
- Agritourism Roca in Biograd Hinterland - Besides being a popular excursion spot for walking and touring, they are also a prosciutto producer. You can purchase products at factory prices or taste them through catering services.
Beaches in Biograd
Sandy Beach in Biograd
In Biograd, you can find several great beaches that are perfect for families. The best choices would be:
Dražica Beach -a pebble beach situated on the southeast of Biograd is ideal for a family day on the beach. Thick pine forest encircles the beach so you can easily find a shade to get away from the sun.
Soline Beach - is a sandy beach and a great choice to spend a hot day. There you will find lots of coffee shops and restaurants as well as lots of activities such as paddle boats, a volleyball court, and an aqua park.
Crvena Luka Beach - is another sandy beach located a couple of kilometers from Biograd na Moru and near Nature Park Vransko Jezero. You can visit the nature park as well as the beach.
Also, Biograd and its surroundings are full of small beaches and hidden coves where you can peacefully enjoy the sea and sun.
Weather in Biograd
Just like the other cities in Dalmatia, the weather in Biograd in the summer is warm and dry. The temperatures range from 25°C to 35°, sometimes even more. It is a great place to go swimming or sunbathing.