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Stari Grad I Self-catering villas I NOVASOL

Stari Grad, mountains to beaches I NOVASOL villas in Croatia

Stari Grad is an exceptionally lovely area where you can easily explore two extremes of the landscape with the mountains and the shore in the vicinity. On the northern side of Hvar in north Dalmatia, guests of our holiday rentals in Croatia will find this beautiful place. We encourage you to explore the marvellous terrain, to relax on the beaches, and to explore the charming ancient town nestled below lovely mountains. The low mountains surrounding the town are also perfect for rappelling and climbing. Equally, if you’d rather relax in a café and just take in the scenery, there are plenty of opportunities to do so. Some NOVASOL villas in Croatia even have sea views from the balcony!

Discovering Stari Grad I Actives, history and culture

A Croatian villa holiday in Starigrad the perfect destination for an active holiday. Situated in front of the Paklenica National Park, its picturesque coastline meets the crystal clear sea. Nestled in a sprawling bay, the Old Town offers all the amenities you would need, whilst the clear water, fantastic weather conditions and beautiful beaches cater for a relaxing holiday. Alternatively, those in search of an active holiday in one of our villas in Croatia will not be disappointed; you may wish to enjoy sailing, paddling, surfing and water skiing on the sea or alternatively head to land for mini golf, tennis or beach volleyball. Nature lovers will also be spoilt for choice as the area features plenty of paths for walking and beautiful trails for cycling across Northern Dalmatia.

Of course, being so varied, Stari Grad offers a multitude of activities for every taste. This is a paradise for hikers, walkers, cyclists, swimmers and history buffs alike! Dating back to 385BC when it was a Greek colony, Stari Grad has a collection of interesting Baroque style churches and an outstanding castle, which is well worth a visit during your stay in our holiday lettings in Croatia. We would definitely recommend seeing the 15th century Dominican monastery and Tvrdalj fortified castle, with its beautiful fish pond and 16th century tower. If you’d prefer more of a beach holiday, perhaps check out our villas in Istria or our villas in Pula. Alternatively, Stari Grad is located near the main ferry station on Hvar, so you could always take a day excursion to another island.

The city is located at the foot of the Velebit mountain range. The mountains form an air barrier between the mountainous climate of central Croatia and the Mediterranean climate of the Adriatic. The close proximity of the mountains and the sea ensure that an exceptionally varied range of activities are on offer, which ensures that the area is perfect for active family holidays. The 1,700m high cliffs in the mountains are considered one of the best climbing areas in Europe and attract many daredevils who are drawn to the free-climbing opportunities.

Alternatively, Vganski Vrh – which is the highest mountain in the area, at 1,758 metres high – is home to a fantastic hiking trail, which is hugely popular with guests staying in one of our villas in Croatia. The summit trail is 50km long and travels through the central and northern part of the mountain. The area is particularly suited for guests in our dog friendly cottages as there are a total of 150 marked trails available, as well as 400 climbing routes, all waiting to be discovered!

Discover nature during a stay in a Croatian holiday resorts

The area is home to a huge variety of natural resources. In fact, Velebit was declared a Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO in 1978. The area attracts visitors from near and far – whether that be visitors from Starigrad or alternatively guests in our Dubrovnik accommodation. The area is home to two national parks. The 96km² Paklenica park– translated as Little Hell – is abundant in flora and fauna. Here you will discover the breath-taking canyons of Velika and Mala Paklenica, which can be explored on foot or by bike.

History and culture

The municipality of Starigrad consists of the three areas, Seline, Tribanj and Starigrad. Wherever you stay during a visit to a Croatia holiday resorts, you will soon discover that there are traces of a rich history and plenty of attractions everywhere. It is also a popular location for day-trippers, including guests staying in our Split apartments, who visit to admire the natural beauty in the area. Whether you book one of our last minute cottages or luxury villas, be sure to discover a fantastic holiday in the mountains!

Why NOVASOL to book your Croatia holiday homes?

Contact us for exclusive holiday villas in Stari Grad in Zadar. If you are looking for a holiday in one of the most unspoilt areas of Croatia, a more beautiful landscape would be hard to find. Our huge experience in renting villas in Croatia, the rest of Europe and Scandinavia makes the experience easy. With NOVASOL, the holiday rentals in Croatia of your dreams are just a click away. Whether you prefer a luxury villa or a simple apartment, we have all sizes, prices and degrees of luxury available in our extensive listings. Our success is built on the demands that we make our property owners and the honest ratings we assign to each property. Thus we ensure that we give our customers a comfortable and unforgettable holiday experience. Have a look at NOVASOL customer reviews Croatia and read our positive feedback!