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Peaceful Holidays to Petrcane
Lap up the tranquil surrounds of a 900-year old fishing village with a Petrcane holiday. Located along the beautiful Dalmatian Coast and bordered by the rolling hills of pine tree forests, this peaceful destination is the perfect pick for some relaxation beside the sea. Over the summer months the village comes to life with a calendar of music festivals, but year round there’s plenty of local culture, entertainment and gastronomical delights to enjoy. The village also provides a peaceful base for anyone wanting to explore the nearby Zadar, one of Croatia’s most celebrated historical cities.
Things to do in Petrcane
With a stunning position along the cove, Petrcane visitors have plenty of chance to swim in the sea and sunbathe on the beach, but when it’s time to turn the action notch up, there are plenty of things to do and see. The nearby ancient town of Zadar, is a must see while on holiday in Petrcane, boasting an old town, an archaic Roman Forum, a cathedral and an archaeological museum.
The village plays host to a number of music festivals over the summer, which include the famous Garden Festival, making it the perfect destination for music fans in July. The festival sees the area come to life with live music, DJ sets and plenty of entertainment.
Hop aboard a boat and head for the stunning Kornati National Park to experience one of the country’s most beautiful wonders. Home to countless islands, forgotten coves and hidden islets, this national park is where you can find your own desert island paradise. Be sure to try some snorkelling and scuba diving while visiting – you’re sure to enjoy some unforgettable underwater memories.
A Blissful Beach Retreat
Escape to your own tranquil heaven by booking yourself into one of the beach front apartments for you holiday in Pectrcane, or opt for one of the luxurious hotels to enjoy relaxing days soaking up the sun. For some seaside pampering head to one of the village’s luxurious spa hotels. Located only a few footsteps from the beach, it’s the best place to base yourself if you’re after pure beach bliss. You can also take advantage of the hotel’s activities for some fun in the sun.
With a laid-back way of local life, Petrcane holidays are perfect for lazy days in the sun and relaxed evenings in the local bars and restaurants. The quiet beaches are relatively uncrowded, lapped by clean sea waters and bordered by leafy trees. If you’re looking for adventures, the village sits at the heart of many countryside trails, which are ideally explored by bicycle or on foot. Head off along one of these countryside tracks and spend your days meandering through olive groves, or make your way towards the Punta Skala peninsula for stunning coastal views.
The village enjoys a Mediterranean subtropical climate, with long hot summers and a scattering of rainy days. Holidays to Petrcane over July and August and bask in sunny temperatures of around 29C, or opt for a spring or autumn break to enjoy warm days of 20C. The village doesn’t cool down too much for winter, with temperatures still hitting highs of 10C.
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