Beaches of Ražanac look like they are made for those who like peace and untouched wild nature.
Puntica, main beach is situated 300m far from Camping Planik - Camping Croatia and it is the most visited one. Beach is graveled and the see bottom is sandy.
Near Puntica you can find other little beaches in which couples in love can find great pleasure. You can also enjoy in christal clear sea, warm mediteranian climate and vegetation.
Coast is mostly rocky and it is a real challange for those who prefer diving and researching of sea depth.
If you like pine wood and crystal clear sea, your choice will be this place. Not far away, there is the National park Paklenica, which offers excellent possibilities for alpinism and free climbing.
Also you can visit NP Krka, the lakes of Plitvice and islands of Kornati.
NP Paklenica is the closest, and offers an opportunity for hiking near the beautiful river. It is especially admired by alpinists who visit this park throughout the whole year.
NP Kornati is made of many little islands which tourists visit by boat and enjoy swimming in the clear sea and seafood prepared on the boat.
NP Plitvice includes many lakes with rich vegetation, and it can be visited on foot or by train and boat.
NP Krka is situated near the river Krka that has many beautiful waterfalls where you can also swim. On the river is a small island inhabited by priests which take care of the beautiful garden. The walls of their house have been built with eggs instead of cement. There is also a museum and library that are open to visitors.
People who like hunting can find this service at the local Hunting club.
Close to the island of Pag, this part of the Adriatic also offers great nightlife, and varied possibilities for trips.
In this oasis of untouched nature, divers often visit because of the transparency of the sea that is more than 20 metres deep.
Wind of Razanac is well known in all country. When it blows during the winter it can crash down the trees. That is why the air in Razanac is extremly pure and most of inhabitants would say to you that they could not live without this wind.
Because of pure air many tourists that have respiratory problems come to Razanac to find their peace, build houses and move to live here.
HISTORY & CULTURE
Evidence has been found to suggest that people lived in Ražanac 100 000 years ago. Most of the prehistoric materials are kept in the archeological museum in Zadar.
The old mediaeval village of Ražanac was situated around the church of St. Andria, 1 km from today’s Ražanac. In 1507, a castle was built nearby, with the aim of offering protection from the Turks. Evidence of it can still be seen today. Around that fort, people built their houses and new church, and that is how Ražanac came into existence.
The church of ‘Gospa od Ružarija’ was built in the 16th century and has been destroyed several times since.
Ražanac is well known because of its dance 'kolo' - which is significant in world culture tradition.
SPORT, ANIMATION, TRIPS
- trips to NP Paklenica, trekking, alpinism
- trips to NP Kornati by ship, visiting small islands with interesting bays
- rafting and kayaking on the river Zrmanja
- aerobic, aqua aerobic
- volleyball, football, basketball
- yoga, massage
- Dalmatian nights with local singers, horseback riding
- mini club
- mini disco
- aerobic, aqua aerobic
- children's games
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