Beaches, pine forest, apartments on Jadrija, St. Ante Canal and St. Nicholas fortress (down on the right. Source: sibenikregion.com
Jadrija is the suburb of Sibenik that provides one with all the advantages of a small peaceful place. It is located at the beginning of St. Ante Canal which is the only entrance into the Sibenik harbor. It is connected to Sibenik
by Adriatic motorway lay-by and by regular boat service. Numerous people from Sibenik have their weekend places on Jadrija and Jadrija has been their favorite bathing spot for a long time. Other than people of Sibenik, Jadrija is visited by an increasing number of tourists who are offered accommodation in numerous apartments. Jadrija also has a pine forest, providing natural
Jadrija Cape lighthouse built in 1871 on the left side of St. Ante Canal. Source: pearlsofcroatia.com
shade for many apartments and vacation houses. Jadrija bathing area was founded in 1921 on what was once St. Andrija islet (that was later connected to mainland), and it kept its family changing booths/cabins and the concrete shore with a several hundred meter long pebble and stone beach. In the summer, the beach has cultural, entertainment and sports contents, such as Bodulska pripetavanja (Island Contests) that developed from the competition of the neighboring island places in bocce, cards, soccer, water polo, swimming and rope pulling, which is followed by a party until the wee hours of the
Changing booths/cabins of a hundred year old bathing area changes the façade color from time to time. Source: mok.hr
morning. Jadrija shore is ideal for water sports enthusiasts. This is where one of the popular Croatian surf clubs is located. The club has a long school and competition tradition and is frequented not only by Croatian surfers, but also by surfers from all over Europe. The magic of Sibenik Canal can be seen by sailing on Sibenik-Jadrija boat, and only 5 minutes separates you from St. Nicholas fortress. A large chain was used in the 16th century between the fortress and Jadrija Cape to close off the canal and prevent enemy ships from sailing through. Clean sea, fishermen, klapa, proximity of two national parks, Krka
and Kornati National Park
, and other tourist destinations, such as Vodice
make Jadrija a favorable destination for vacationing. (Except for the here the offered accommodation, additional apartments in Jadrija
can be found on the website InfoAdriatic.com).
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