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Maslenica

Maslenica, Croatia

Old and new Maslenica Bridge (upper left). The beginning of Maslenica and of apartments (right). Source: marinas.com

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Good traffic connections have made Maslenica grow in popularity as a tourist destination. Highway A1, old and new Maslenica Bridge and Zadar Airport are all in the immediate vicinity of Maslenica. It is located only thirty kilometers from Zadar, at the very shore of Novigrad coastline. It is a part of Jasenice municipality that consists of several settlements that were formed from the old Jasenice hamlets: Modrica, Rovanjske, Maslenica and Jasenica. It was named after century old olive grows that are still being groomed by the locals today; the same locals that used to be cattle farmers and had a
Maslenica, Croatia

Swimming on Maslenica beach, close to the apartments, in the summer heat. Source: maslenica.hr

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hard time surviving in the rocky hinterland. Warm open sea of Croatian coast and rocky shore with access to shallow sea makes Maslenica suitable for family vacations and individual tourism. It is known for outbursts of cold and dry bura wind. The combination of bura and salty sea air make its climate favorable for those with respiratory problems. Maslenica Bridge is often closed during the stormy bura, so one has to take the longer detour. In the proximity, Zrmanja River flows into the Novigrad Sea, resulting in natural phenomena from the mixing of fresh and salt water, which influences the clarity and the
Maslenica, Croatia

Bungee jumping of the metal construction of Maslenica Bridge that is 56m high. Source: vijestigorila.jutarnji.hr

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quality of the sea. This is why you will possibly see dolphins here. If you have the courage and wish to do so, you can jump of the Maslenica Bridge. However, not in the sea, but on an elastic rope that is a part of the popular bungee jumping. Another adrenalin rush is available nearby: rafting on Zrmanja River. The road continues on to Velebit, all the way to Paklenica National Park and other beauties of nature. Bikers have several biking trails they can use, with routs that enable them to enjoy both marine and mountain landscapes, as well as cultural and historical sites. More significant events include Folklore Evenings and Maslenica-Novigrad Athletic Race. Of course, Maslenica also offers accommodation and it has a restaurant. Numerous apartments are rented in private and vacation houses.

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