Turanj

Turanj is a small touristic village, counting over 1200 people, on the mainland of Pašman Channel, 25 km from Zadar and 4km from Biograd. Historical remnants of forts and wall from XV century still remind of war-filled history. Turanj was destroyed to the grounds a few times in the war against Turks. The church of Our Lady of Carmel in the centre was built in XV century.

Local cemetery holds an archaeological site of former settlement Tukljača from XIII century which was destroyed in XVI ct., as well as St Mary's church dating from IX ct.

About 800m off the coast of Turanj lays Babac island known for beautiful coves and hidden beaches of peace and quiet. Babac holds the church of St Andrew and Fortica fortress remnants.

Today, Turanj is tourist destination to many tourists from all over Europe. This peaceful, tranquil and sunbathed tourism village with pristine beaches and clear sea offers:

  • large number of apartments, several camps, shops, authentic  restaurants, café bars and pastry and ice-cream shops;
  • waterpolo; wolleyball; and football field
  • walk and cycle path by the sea, safe from traffic, and a walk path in the woods leading to the near-by peak of Black Circle (Crni krug) with an unforgettable and breath-taking view of the archipelago
  • 3 sand beaches for all ages, including an entry for the disabled.

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