Mali Lukoran is a village in the central part of the island Ugljan, only 2 km far from the ferry port Preko, and is surrounded by pine trees, vineyards and olive trees. The inhabitants main occupations have always been fishing and growing olives. However, in the recent years, tourism has gradually become their primary interest. The crystal clear sea, the virgin nature, and well sheltered lagoons, offers a peaceful vacation.
It is an ideal destination for families with children due to the peace and quite you may find here, as well as a lovely beach suited for children's needs with a nice caffe bar nearby. Mali Lukoran has been a place for vacation even in ancient times and as a proof of this is most famous summer castle of the family de Ponte from the 17th century.
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Kukljica is a picturesque tourist and fishing village on the island of Ugljan near Zadar and the island of Pasman, well connected to the mainland by car ferry. Beautiful landscapes with thick pine forests, lovely beaches, crystal clear sea and the mild Mediterranean climate offers numerous possibilities for a perfect relaxing holiday. It has a small marina, situated in a picturesque bay.
In the old village nucleus genuine examples of local, popular architecture can still be seen and it is a special pleasure to walk down the quay and throw a glance at the small port always filled with fishing boats and sailboats.
Attractive sandy beaches shaded by centuries-old pinewoods, Sabuša, Kostanj and Jelenica, can be found on both sides of the island. In the cove of Kostanj there is a valuable historical monument, the renewed old church of St. Jerome from the 13th century.
The genuine attraction of Kukljica is the traditional procession by boat on the Feast of Our Lady of the Snow (5th of August), when the statue of Our Lady of the Snow is taken from the votive church of Our Lady of the Snow in the Zdrelascica bay to the parish church of St. Paul dating from the 17th century.
Kali is the largest town on Ugljan Island, situated in the archipelago of Zadar. It's mentioned for the first time in a document that dates back to 1299. Kali is known as the hometown of many known fishermen. There are two harbours full of small fishing boats in the town. The old town of Kali is characterized by tight streets and stone houses in made in traditional Dalmatian style. On the tip of the old town centre is the church of Saint Lawrence , the saint protector of the town.
Every year, around the 10th of August, Kali organizes a three day Fisherman’s Fiesta (“Ribarska Festa”). The town is lively during this time and offers entertainment for all visitors and residents.
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