Active tourism Petrcane
Active tourism is a temporary travel and stay, which is the main motive for recreation, outside his residence. Because of the need to participate in physical activities, visits and desires for watching various sporting events or any active or passive involvement in sporting activities on a personal level or the organized tourist destination for tourists prepare a variety of sports and recreational offerings. Thus, the capacity of accommodations are sports fields, gyms, fitness gym and other sports and recreational facilities are increasingly under the control of professional trainers. For lovers of active tourism prepared various adventure specialties such as rafting, kayaking, scuba diving, paragliding, climbing the cliffs of mountains, diving the depths of the sea, the wild nature cycling, caving, air tourism and other ordinary and unusual sports. The nature of man's movement, and accelerated pace of life, stress and more sitting and not moving during the work, on vacation people make up sport.
Petrcane is a small tourist town as well as port in the Petrcane inlet, within the Zadar Canal, and 12 km from the city of Zadar. Visitors can enjoy its beautiful 2km long beach, which offers a variety of water sports, as well as make use of the pool filled with seawater. Guests can chose from a variety of accommodations in private residents which offer apartments, rooms and Bed & Breakfasts as well as many campsites. Within Petrcane and in its vicinity there are a variety of restaurants and taverns which can choose from. The town's economy is mainly based on agriculture, fishing and, most recently, tourism.
Petrcane is located in between Zadar and Nin, ancient Croatian cities. Due to its geographical position, Petrcane is the starting point for excursions to the many islands in the Zadar archipelago and to the National Parks of Kornati and Paklenica.
In medieval times Petrcane was home to the Zadarian monasteries of St. Krsevan and Platon. Southeast of Petrcane is the renovated church of St. Bartula with its large bell tower on its forepart...