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Preko Destination Guide

Discover Preko in Croatia

Preko in the region of Zadarska with its 1,358 habitants is a town located in Croatia - some 126 mi or ( 202 km ) South of Zagreb , the country's capital .

Interactive map of Preko

Local time in Preko is now 02:10 PM (Friday) . The local timezone is named " Europe/Zagreb " with a UTC offset of 1 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Budapest, Rome, Bologna, Bari, and Ugljan. When in this area, you might want to check out Budapest . We found some clip posted online . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Preko ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Zadar In Your Pocket - The Sea Organ (Morske orgulje)

0:50 min by InYourPocketGuides
Views: 393379 Rating: 4.54 Spring 2005 saw Zadar gain something absolutely unique the worlds first pipe organ thats played by the sea. Its an art installation designed to let people enjoy the point where ..

Zadar In Your Pocket - Zadar, Croatia Highlights

8:36 min by InYourPocketGuides
Views: 38278 Rating: 4.61 Zadar In Your Pocket editor Kristina Kovač tours the main sites of Zadar. Entering through the Land Gate past the Five Wells Square (Trg 5 bunara) to the Bridge Gate and towards N ..

Zadar In Your Pocket - Greeting to the Sun

1:40 min by InYourPocketGuides
Views: 36142 Rating: 4.65 The greeting or salute to the sun has quickly become one of Zadars' top attractions. During the day the solar cells stock the sun's energy which is released at night as a funky li ..

Zadar In Your Pocket - Best Sunset in the World! (Time Lapse)

0:31 min by InYourPocketGuides
Views: 33228 Rating: 4.84 "Zadar has the most beautiful sunset in the world, more beautiful than the one in Key West, in Florida, applauded at every evening." It's not only Zadar In Your Pocket editor Kris ..

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Interesting facts about this location


Preko is a municipality in Croatia in the Zadar county. According to the 2001 census, there are 3,871 inhabitants, 87% which are Croats. Sitting in the mountains above Preko, is the castle of St Michael, once the seat of the noble Stipanov dynasty. The ruins look out across the Adriatic Sea to Italy, from where the Stipanov clan originated at the time of the Emperor Diocletian. The castle was sacked by English crusaders on their way to the Holy Land, and by the fleeing Nazis in 1945.

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Located at 44.09 15.18 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Municipalities of Croatia, Populated places in Zadar County

Kali, Croatia

Kali is a municipality in Croatia on Ugljan island in Zadar county. In the 2001 census, there were 1,731 inhabitants, 98.96% of whom were Croats.

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Located at 44.06 15.21 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: Municipalities of Croatia, Populated places in Zadar County


Ugljan is a Croatian island and the first in the Zadar Archipelago. It is located northwest of the island of Pašman and southeast of the islands of Rivanj and Sestrunj. Separated from the mainland by the Zadar Channel, it is connected with the island of Pašman by a bridge spanning over the Ždrelac Strait. Area 50.21 km²; population 7,583 (length 22 km, width up to 3.8 km).

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Located at 44.08 15.17 (Lat./Long.); Less than 3 km away
Tags: Islands of Croatia, Islands of the Adriatic Sea, Zadar County

Štefano Castle

St. Štefano Castle (Croatian: Dvorac sv. Štefana) is a Venetian castle on the Croatian island of Ugljan, located above the town of Preko. The castle was built by the Counts Stipanov in the 15th century.

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Located at 44.07 15.16 (Lat./Long.); Less than 3 km away
Tags: Castles in Croatia, Zadar County

University of Zadar

The University of Zadar (Croatian: Sveučilište u Zadru, Latin: Universitas Studiorum Iadertina) is a university located in Zadar, Croatia. The university in its current modern form was founded in 2002 but can trace its lineage to 1396, thus making it the oldest tertiary institution in the Former Yugoslavia and one of the oldest in Europe.

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Located at 44.11 15.23 (Lat./Long.); Less than 4 km away
Tags: Educational institutions established in the 14th century, Universities in Croatia, Zadar


Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in Preko