The towns of Šibenik and Zadar are both up and coming MICE destinations in Croatia due to their growing number of quality 4 and 5 star hotels as well as the largest Croatian convention centre that can host large scale conferences and congresses. Located on the beautiful north Dalmatian coastline, Šibenik and Zadar offer natural beauty, historic heritage, design accommodation and easy accessibility.
Zadar is the main urban centre of northern Dalmatia and a place of unique cultural and historical heritage dating back 3000 years. Boasting a historic old town, trendy bars and quality museums, Zadar is becoming an ever more popular tourist destination in Croatia. The city’s two landmark public installations – the sound and light spectacle of the ‘Sea Organ’ and ‘Greeting to the Sun’ are a must see!
Šibenik is a small town with real coastal charm on one hand and then impressive medieval history on the other, in the shape of the breath taking, must-sea – UNESCO-protected Cathedral of St. James that is in the old town centre. The town’s main promenade lined with bars and cafes is particularly charming as well as Šibenik’s impressive St. Michael’s fortress and city town hall.
The area is ideal for meetings and conferences since the hotels in Šibenik and Zadar can be combined to accommodate larger groups and they also have excellent meeting capacities. Amadria Park Convention Centre in addition, offers a 1500 seats capacity which is the largest single-room capacity in the Adriatic region. Due to numerous nature parks in the vicinity, the area is great for nature lovers and team building programmes as well.
Falkensteiner Hotel Group has several excellent 4 and 5 star hotels in Zadar region with superb accommodation, meeting services, multiple indoor and outdoor venues as well as beautiful spa and beach zones that are ideal for relaxation or a stylish event. In the old town of Zadar, smaller incentive and VIP groups can enjoy Zadar’s design boutique hotels, such as Bastion and Almayar Art and Heritage Hotel that will wow you with their design. In Šibenik, D-Resort is a modern property that is ideal for MICE events as well as Hotel Group Amadria Park that has several excellent 4 and 5 star hotels, a modern convention centre as well as numerous restaurants, private squares and beach areas throughout its resort that can be used for a variety of dining functions, catered events as well as meeting and activities.
Šibenik and Zadar regions are popular with nature lovers as the surrounding areas have several beautiful national parks and parks of nature offering many opportunities for excursions and activities. The Kornati national park is particularly attractive to sea and nature lovers, offering various seaside activities such as kayaking and sailing. Krka National Park can be explored on foot and by bikes with an exclusive wine tasting at the end of the tour in a famous local winery. Rafting or canoeing is available on Zrmanja river and Velebit mountain can be explored on board 4×4 off road vehicles offering unforgettable natural vistas. The region is also great for glamping that can be combined with wilderness survival programmes. Obonjan island opposite Šibenik has excellent glamping facilities for all nature lovers and groups interested in outdoor team building.
Pelegrini, currently the best restaurant in Croatia is located in Šibenik’s old town overlooking the impressive cathedral of St. James. Pelegrini offers innovative, mouth-watering cuisine in truly stunning and stylish location. Zadar has several excellent restaurants that are ideal for MICE groups and there are also plenty of picturesque taverns in the region as well as some fantastic restaurants located on the nearby islands that offer unparalleled natural beauty and the freshest cuisine.
For gala dinners, product launches or receptions, the region has plenty of historic and modern locations in forms of fortresses, old town squares, terraces, beaches, industrial halls and more that can be privatised for an exquisite event. With the help of DK Events that can recommend the best venue for your group, suggest decorations, AV suppliers and provide the best caterers, we are positive that your event will be a success.