War tour Zadar - the story of how Zadar was defended

by Feral-Tours
Half-day tour
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About the experience

Zadar is a city that has been attacked many times by different armies in different wars and periods, but it was also defended many times and has risen from the ashes like a Phoenix bird. The pearl of the Adriatic was the wish of many, but today it lives its peace and independence. Through this tour we will introduce you to the details of what happened in Zadar during the Homeland War in Croatia. You will find out what series of events preceded the war, how Zadar was attacked, how its defense was organized, how people lived at that time and what activities and actions were carried out to successfully defend the city. We will visit several of 200 bunkers in the vicinity of Zadar and also few important defensive points and locations. Total duration is 3 h, and the distance is about 45 km.

What exactly is included

  • Air-conditioned transfer vehicle (fuel cost included)
  • Trained and experienced guide
  • Drinks
  • Helmet and headlight
  • Entrance to bunkers
  • Program organization
  • Visit to underground military bunker C-47, which was renovated through the Interreg project Revival
  • Visit to the bunker at the location Travičina glavica where the water tanks are hidden
  • Visit to the location where the first defensive action codenamed Jaguar was realized, which enabled the liberation of the most important location - Križ hill
  • Visit to Križ hill
  • Visit to Dračevac, another important point of defense

Offer and prices

Location or meeting point

If you think you might have trouble finding the exact location, do not worry. Upon booking confirmation we will deliver exact coordinates to your email address. In your voucher you will receive instructions on how to reach the location correctly, as well (if provided by the host). Some agencies will let you pick among several pick-up locations or pick you at the specific location of your own choice (e.g. your apartment). This is why they have your phone number and you have theirs - so you can easily arrange this over the phone.


To book a transfer to the location, contact us at  +385 91 373 9030 , at the email address  experiences@authland.com   or through the Custom tours, activities or transportation   section. Additionally, after booking a service in Zadar area, we will send you an automated email with our transfer partner's contact.

Why this local experience is authentic

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The story of the history of Zadar is also the story of how this great city persevered to become what it is today - a real jewel of Croatia, rich in historical events and culture. The Homeland War is a chapter of that story that must not be forgotten, as a tribute to all those who defended the city.

Minimum number of people

price per Person 2

Maximum number of people

price per Group 8

Money refund in case you cancel after the booking

Payment icon Full amount up to 24h before the service starts;
no refunds afterwards.

Has to be booked in advance (minimally)

In advance reservation icon 24 h

Surrounding area

  • Zadar city centre is the meeting location
  • Pag 50 km
  • Šibenik 85 km

Additional features

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Characteristics / Languages


  • Free transfer
  • Air conditioning


  • Croatian
  • English
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Duration: 3 hours. Age recommendations: 10 years and older. Start: Zadar old town (or on request). What to bring: light hiking or sports footwear, sports clothes, camera, money, ID.

How to book this experience

  1. Click on the booking button
  2. Select the date, time and preferred offer
  3. Send a booking request
  4. You will receive a voucher, an invoice and all the important information by email when your host confirms the booking
  5. Enjoy your perfect experience!
War tour Zadar - the story of how Zadar was defended

War tour Zadar - the story of how Zadar was defended

by Feral-Tours
From €62.38 (per person)