What to do in Sveti Filip i Jakov?
Sveti Filip i Jakov is the flower oasis of the Zadar region. Every year in the month of April, a flower festival takes place. This region is especially popular among sailors because the Korneti National Park and the Pašman Canal are nearby. The Pašman Canal is a 15 km long attractive coast with several bays where you can moor for swimming, snorkelling or relaxing.
During your stay, a trip to the old centre of Zadar is also highly recommended! This is about a half hour drive. The old centre of Zadar has a rich history and here you can learn a lot about the history of Croatia. There are also many cosy squares with restaurants, where you can taste the Croatian cuisine.
You are about 45 minutes away from the national park Krka. This national park is 100 km2 and has 7 waterfalls with a total height of 242 metres. The park is very famous in Croatia and is also visited in the summer, if you want to go in the summer to the Krka waterfalls? If you want to visit the Krka waterfalls in summer, we recommend you to go here in time, because the park has a maximum number of visitors at the same time.
From Sveti Filiip i Jakov you can see the Pasman Island, where the television series Expedition Robinson was filmed. From Biograd Na Moru you can take the ferry to the Pasman Island. You will come in the city of Tkon. From the island you can also look out over the national park Korneti. The Pasman Island is connected to the Ugljan Island, in the middle there is a bridge that connects these two islands. If you like to drive around, you could choose to take the ferry from the Ugljan island back to the mainland and get off in Zadar.
The weather in Sveti Filip i Jakov
In this region, there is a Mediterranean climate, with warm and dry summers and mild winters. In the summer, the Velebit mountain range keeps the rain out. However, in autumn, winter and spring, rain can fall regularly.