The town of Vodice is a tourist center famous for its lively and various tourist offer and pleasant people.
It is a coastal town located in a wide bay, 11 km northwest of the town of Šibenik, the center of Šibenik-Knin County.
The town of Vodice numbers 10,000 inhabitants and is considered an ideal place for vacation where everyone can find something that they will enjoy. First settlements developed in Vodice hinterland as early as the prehistoric age. Our roots and history are hidden on both sides of the road leading into town. On the fields of Vodice, which are abundant in water and fertile soil, they used to grow olives, vine, and marasca cherries. Nowadays, there are just remains of residences that once accommodated people in the fields, and wells and puddles used to water cattle.
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INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT VODICE:
1) Founded in Roman Times
2) “Vodice” means “small waters” because it was famous for water resources for the whole area
3) One of the best nightclubs in Croatia
4) Full of pebble and sandy beaches
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Church of Carmel
Looking from the sea, the panorama of Vodice is dominated by the Okit hill and a church of Our Lady of Carmel. On this elevation, the first church was erected in the 17th century, probably on the foundations of the even older small chapel. Later, at the beginning of the 20th century, from the foot up to the top of the hill, the Way of the Cross was made, with fourteen small chapels, each one designates one station of the Way. The church was extended for several times, it was destroyed twice, in the World War II and in the Croatian War of Independence. The current appearance of the church of Our Lady of Carmel is the work of Nikola Bašić, an architect from Zadar.
If you are among those who really want to rest while on vacation, Srima is the right choice for you. You can choose among a number of private apartments right on the seaboard. After you have your breakfast on the terrace, you will literally step down to a beautifully maintained beach and clean sea.
If you feel like some summer partying after a whole day of lying in the sun and swimming, Vodice is not far away. Vodice and Srima have actually been one for a long time – few people know where Vodice stops and Srima begins.
VODICE IS ALL ABOUT EATING QUALITY FOOD
Presenting few restaurants, cafe, and market where you can expect only superb food, produce and amazing dishes for good prices. Everything you need for gastronomic superb experience
Tavern “3 Pinura”
Restaurant Tri Piruna is one of the first restaurants in the town of Vodice. The interior is dominated by wood and local stone. The setting is created by authentic old Dalmatian objects and elements such as wooden furniture, old grandmother’s cupboards, tablecloths, old brick, chandeliers. Dishes are prepared by traditional recipes, but in a modern way, where the offer is constantly changing and complementing the attractive daily offerings of selected seasonal foods. Proud users of local food producers and local fisherman’s fish.
Tavern “Gušte” is placed in traditional Dalmatian street, among the old stone houses, in the old part of Vodice. This tavern is the first steak house in Dalmatia Friendly and relaxed staff will share with you some of the traditional Dalmatian jokes and show you that specific Mediterranean sense of humor. Because of that personal approach to the guests, you will definitely feel like part of the big Gušte family.Visit them and experience the magical Dalmatian atmosphere and perfect taste of domestic meat specialties.
Sitting pretty in a prime harbour-front spot with lots of polished wood and a slim covered terrace, this elegant place is one of Zadar’s best restaurants. The cooking marries fresh Croatian produce, rich French-style sauces and plenty of Italian touches. The seafood, however, is a touch on the pricey side for what you get.