The online lifestyle & travel magazine American Express Essentials reports that Zadar Outdoor Festival is one of the three European open-air festivals worth visiting this year.
The festival will take place in that central coastal city on 27-30 March April and is added to the list of the 15 best open-air festivals around the world, according to American Express Essentials, which writes about new trends in food, fashion, travel and which presents a selection of the most original travel and lifestyle trends each month.
The magazine praises the Croatian festival for a "a number of water activities, including a sailing regatta and a kayakan competition."
American Express Essentials also describes it as a "hidden gem on the festival calendar", putting the Zadar festival on the second top place.
The festival's slogan is 'Zadar Region – Your Adventure Playground'.
The information on the festival's web site reads that "the magnificent waters of Zadar canal will host 3 big competitions: sailing regatta, swimming marathon and kayak race. Rafting lovers, on the other hand, will find their piece of adventure in the magical environment of river Zrmanja."
"If you prefer solid ground rather than rough waters, don't worry, our running, trekking and cycling trails are awaiting you anxiously. Whether you choose running off into the sunset, losing yourself while trekking through the immense slopes of Velebit mountain or pedalling along the seaside with the sun on your face and the wind in your hair, the excitement and positive vibes will abound."
"For four days in April 2017, the sea and the land, the rivers and the mountains of Zadar region will become natural racing trails that will challenge the participants from all over the world to test their own limits and have lots of sports fun."