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Choose from a wide range of accommodation in Preko, all with detailed descriptions, photos, and customer reviews. Preko is a peaceful little town, very comfortable for a quiet summer vacation in Croatia. Zadar-Apartments.co.uk - the definitive guide to Preko private accommodation.

Preko, Croatia is the road and administration center of the island of Ugljan. It is located, as the name states, across from Zadar. It unites surrounding villages of Sutomiscica, Poljana and Osljak on an island by the same name. The most attractive beach for tourists is the one on the forested islet of Galovac, only 80 m from the center of Preko. The island is covered with lush Mediterranean vegetation, which shelters a valuable monastery of Franciscan friars of the third order dating back from the 15th century. Besides the beach on the island Galovac, a sandy beach "Jaz" is worth mentioning. It is proud of its blue flag - the symbol of a clean sea. There is a number of entertainment events throughout the tourist season. The most famous one is a traditional feast called Preska legrica.

Best beaches in Preko, island of Ugljan

Natural placement in the center of the island was the main reason for Preko to turn into the largest town on the island with countless coffee bars, boardwalk by the seashore with a wonderful view to Zadar, many private apartments, dining establishments and attractive little islands Osljak and Galovac. On the island Galovac, where you can find an abbey, you can come swimming from the main beach of Preko. Beaches are partly cemented and pebbled, although the primary beach has a depthless sand sea bed. Preko is the nearest starting place for the trip to St. Michael's citadel (265 meters above the sea level). The sight from the citadel stretches over more than 200 isles and islands of the island chain of Zadar and Kornati National Park.

Attractions in and near Preko

  • Hill St. Mihovil - great view on many islets in Zadar`s archipelago.
  • Church of St. Ivan from 11th century.
  • National Park Paklenica.
  • St. Mihovil`s Fort from 13th century.
  • Kornati islands.
  • Islet Galevac and monastery of St. Pavle from the 15th century. Just 80 meters far from the small town of Preko is located the picturesque isle of Galevac, covered with rich Mediterranean greenery that hides an important Franciscan abbey from the 15th century. The Franciscan Abbey of St. Paul the Hermit is in addition well recognized for its Glagolitic museum, whose compilation is placed and can be observed in the recently restored location of the old printing office.
  • Nature Park Telascica ( island of Dugi Otok ).

One day trips from Preko, island of Ugljan

Preko is fantastic if you want a peaceful and unspoiled place with outstanding swimming options, inexpensive and pretty good dining establishments and attractive landscapes - while there's additionally short range to a big town of Zadar with exceptional shopping possibilities. The ferry from Zadar to Preko runs for around 15 minutes so in Preko is totally achievable to have day tours if you want to have a Zadar town tour. Zadar is a trendy town, but the aged heart of Zadar is really captivating with its slim streets, a many great restaurants and stores with art, shoes and fashion boutiques. It is typically quite attractive to ride by bike on the island, as there are numerous tiny paths with a small amount of traffic. For those who rent a vehicle or motorboat and are going to check out a bigger area of the island, there are also a number of small unpopulated bays with sandy beaches to explore.

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How to get there

To Preko, you come quickly by ferry from Zadar harbor that runs straight to Preko. The ferry runs for about 15 mins and operates a number of times every day. If you arriving by car from the south, you can also get the ferry from Biograd to the island of Pasman that is linked with the island of Ugljan by a small bridge. Preko provides a great range of private accommodation. Holiday apartments in Preko are mostly categorized with three or four stars bringing to a visitor a sense of greeting and cosines.

Towns and villages nearby


Town is recommended for

Adventure and sport, families with teenagers, families with young children, girls getaway, romantic trips, sightseeing

Preko, Croatia - General details

Zoo, restaurants, swimming, walking paths, sailing club, windsurfing, mountain biking, hiking


  • Island Galevac-Skoljic Island Galevac-Skoljic ~ 0,5 km from Preko
  • Fortress Sv.Mihovil Fortress Sv.Mihovil ~ 2,5 km from Preko
  • Hitch bar Hitch bar ~ 4,6 km from Preko
  • Promenade Donja Riva Promenade Donja Riva ~ 4,7 km from Preko
  • Park Vladimir Nazor Park Vladimir Nazor ~ 4,8 km from Preko
  • Gate Fosa Gate Fosa ~ 4,8 km from Preko
  • Morske orgulje Morske orgulje ~ 4,8 km from Preko
  • Forum Zadar Forum Zadar ~ 4,8 km from Preko
  • Promenade Karma Promenade Karma ~ 4,8 km from Preko
  • Cathedral Zadar Cathedral Zadar ~ 4,8 km from Preko
  • Pozdrav Suncu Pozdrav Suncu ~ 4,8 km from Preko
  • Franciscan monastery Zadar Franciscan monastery Zadar ~ 4,8 km from Preko
  • Benedictine monastery Zadar Benedictine monastery Zadar ~ 4,8 km from Preko
  • Park Kraljica Jelena Park Kraljica Jelena ~ 4,8 km from Preko
  • Square Pet Bunara Square Pet Bunara ~ 4,8 km from Preko

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