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Vodice is, touristically speaking, one of the most developed destinations in central Dalmatia. It owes its name to the fact that there are several rich water springs in the area (vodica = water). A modern marina, hotel complex, plenty of entertainment and top restaurants, is what makes Vodice a popular tourist destination.

Accomodation: Hotels, campsites, apartments, private rooms, three marinas.

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Natural sights

There are two national parks - Krka and Kornati, as well as the Vransko Nature Park. A unique attraction is the falcon centre.

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Heritage, Wine, Food

Abundant water springs were particularly popular with early settlers, especially the Liburnian-Roman settlers called the Arauzonians whose life is traced from the 4th century BC until the 3rd century AD. At the foot of the town is a Roman structure for collecting rainwater, still used by locals for cattle and watering gardens.

There are several churches, residential and commercial building, the Čorićev tower built in 1646 and supported by high walls.

The best choice is the traditional Mediterranean cuisine. The food is prepared using locally grown products and fish caught by local fishermen. Local white and red wines are worth trying, especially the dessert wine 'maraština', a specialty of Vodice.

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Entertainment, Recreation, Excursions

A series of interesting events is organised all year round, but summers are particularly busy and hardly a day goes by without an important event.

The most popular activities are those related to the sea: deep-sea fishing, scuba diving, sailing, swimming and nautical sports, cycling, walking...

Excursions to Skradin, the National Parks Krka, Tribunj and Kornati, numerous archaeological sites, Prvić island.

Getting there: Good connections with all transport infrastructure.

 

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