About Benkovac

Welcome to Benkovac, a city rich in cultural and historical heritage, idyllic rural atmosphere and picturesque variety of landscapes.

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City of Benkovac has emerged at the junction of the fertile fields of Ravni Kotar and miser karst of Bukovica, surrounded by 5 national parks and 3 nature parks. The town consists of 41 settlements where there are about 12,000 stanovnika.Veliki of the population of the area is still as before engaged in agriculture, the processing of grapes and exploitation of flat stone. Although located on the eastern edge of Ravni Kotari plains, the only urban center is considered the center of the area. Very good traffic situation at the intersection of major roads favored the further development of the city. This town, the heart of Ravni districts, by type of settlement differs from the coastal towns of the Zadar region. At only 15 km from the sea Benkovac and its surroundings hide many pearls of natural beauty, cultural and historical monuments important for the formation and development of the Croatian state and culture. In the picturesque villages in the area will probably feel as if time has stood still, preserved the authentic rural architecture, still live old traditions and way of life as well as costumes, frequently worn by older residents. In the area of ​​Benkovac municipality is preserved many historical buildings that bear witness to the turbulent history of this region. Benkovac is today developed city in which guests love to visit because of its history, culture, nature, gastronomy and folk heritage, as well as special authentic experience of the Dalmatian hinterland. It is known that Benkovac area was very populated and developed in the era of the medieval Croatian state. And long before the arrival of the Croats ancient people here built their settlements and erected monuments. The best known such site is invaluable Asseria, where they found the remains of the Liburnian settlement near Lower Town. The most noticeable cultural and historical monument in Benkovac Kastel Benković from the 15th century. In the area of ​​Benkovac municipality is preserved many historical buildings that bear witness to the turbulent history of this region. Benkovac is today developed city in which guests love to visit because of its history, culture, nature, gastronomy and folk heritage, as well as special authentic experience of the Dalmatian hinterland. It is known that Benkovac area was very populated and developed in the era of the medieval Croatian state. And long before the arrival of the Croats ancient people here built their settlements and erected monuments. The best known such site is invaluable Asseria, where they found the remains of the Liburnian settlement near Lower Town. The most noticeable cultural and historical monument in Benkovac Kastel Benković from the 15th century. In the area of ​​Benkovac municipality is preserved many historical buildings that bear witness to the turbulent history of this region. Benkovac has today developed city in which guests love to visit because of its history, culture, natural, culinary and folk heritage, and because of the special authentic experience of the Dalmatian hinterland. It is known that Benkovac area was very populated and developed in the era of the medieval Croatian state. And long before the arrival of the Croats ancient people here built their settlements and monuments erected. The best known such site is invaluable Asseria, where they found the remains of the Liburnian settlement near Lower Town. The most noticeable cultural and historical monument in Benkovac Kastel Benković from the 15th century. Benkovac is today developed city in which guests love to visit because of its history, culture, nature, gastronomy and folk heritage, as well as special authentic experience of the Dalmatian hinterland. It is known that Benkovac area was very populated and developed in the era of the medieval Croatian state. And long before the arrival of the Croats ancient people here built their settlements and erected monuments. The best known such site is invaluable Asseria, where they found the remains of the Liburnian settlement near Lower Town. The most noticeable cultural and historical monument in Benkovac Kastel Benković from the 15th century. Benkovac is today developed city in which guests love to visit because of its history, culture, nature, gastronomy and folk heritage, as well as special authentic experience of the Dalmatian hinterland. It is known that Benkovac area was very populated and developed in the era of the medieval Croatian state. And long before the arrival of the Croats ancient people here built their settlements and erected monuments. The best known such site is invaluable Asseria, where they found the remains of the Liburnian settlement near Lower Town. The most noticeable cultural and historical monument in Benkovac Kastel Benković from the 15th century. And long before the arrival of the Croats ancient people here built their settlements and erected monuments. The best known such site is invaluable Asseria, where they found the remains of the Liburnian settlement near Lower Town. The most noticeable cultural and historical monument in Benkovac Kastel Benković from the 15th century. And long before the arrival of the Croats ancient people here built their settlements and erected monuments. The best known such site is invaluable Asseria, where they found the remains of the Liburnian settlement near Lower Town. The most noticeable cultural and historical monument in Benkovac Kastel Benković from the 15th century. The construction of this fort on a hill that dominates the entire Benkovac plain begins the history of the city itself.

A special experience creates Benkovac fair which is more than hundred years, held every 10th of the month, and that will offer you the true experience of the people and customs of this region, authentic products and foods that still produces hand and in a natural way. A true moment of the past, who survived the rush of modern life, an experience which should be left to the taste by the food, wine, song, dance and traditions of warm and hospitable people.

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