Zadar Outdoor Festival is a festival with a lot of outdoor activities. Running, MTB, Trail running, Kayak, SUP, Swim and much more.
We decided to sign up for Zadar Sunset Run 5k, the Olive Island Trail 21k and the Sea Organ Swim. Activities that we really like.
We stayed at Hostel Forum in the old town. A small and central hotel near the festival that we really can recommend. They also have parking spots near the hotel, so its very convenient.
Zadar Sunset Run 5k was Friday night. The location was perfect and we got to enjoy the most beautiful sunset after the race. Thee race was in town so it was cool to run and a lot af audience cheering.
Check out our video how the race was.
The second day at the festival was an intensive day. We took the ferry over to Preko on the island beside Zadar where the race took place. The race was so much more adventure and much cooler than we thought. Over mountains and olive gardens.
Check out our video from the race. You could also choose 10 k and a lot of people was hiking.
Just a few hours after the race it was time for the Sea Organ Swim race. 1500 meters. The temperature was around 16 degrees. Much warmer than in Sweden right now.
Yes we were tired after two races and the food tasted really good in the evening. We have two favourite restaurants in Zadar.
- Zadar Jedera. Perfect service and amazing tuna and risotto. You must try this place!
- Groppo, we had an amazing dinner and our favourite was their fish soup. The best one we ever had!
We really recommend Zadar Outdoor Festival if you want an active holiday at an amazing place.