Zman, Croatia - holiday information

Zman, Dugi otok, Croatia – visitor information

Zman is a village and a small harbour on the south-eastern part of the island, northwest of Sali and Zaglav and southeast from the settlement Luke. Zman is situated in a bay called Zmanica, surrounded by hills Gracina and Veliki and Mali Slotnjak. The village is mentioned in the 13th – century under the name „Mezano”, and a parish church of St. John dates from that time, while near the village there are findings from the prehistoric era. What is characteristic for Zman are its fertile fields located in the area of the lakes Mali and Veliki what makes the population skilful farmers. The locals are always happy to offer their guests the fruits of their labour - wine, cheese and olive oil that will surely be remembered by all lovers of good food. The settlement economy is based on farming, fishing and tourism and accommodation is available in private rooms and apartments. Beaches in Zman are rocky, sandy and shallow, and as such are ideal for families with small children and non-swimmers. Peace, quiet, crystal clear sea, long promenades and rich cuisine are a great reason to spend your vacation in Zman.

Zman – basic information

Zman – population: 203, Zman - day/ saint: saint : Ivan

Distance from bigger centres

Zman - Makarska. 250km, Zman- Split: 202km, Zman - Pula: 434km, Zman - Rijeka: 205km, Zman - Zadar: 45km, Zman - Šibenik: 138km, Zman - Dubrovnik: 430km, Zman - Zagreb: 330km

Possibility of accomodation

private accomodation, apartments, rooms, pensions


pebble, stone, concreted

Facilities and authorities

emergency, self-service shops, post office

Sport's and recreative offer

rent a boat, water sports, walking, jogging tracks, routes for cyclists

Gastronomic offer


Additional offer

croatian national park nearby, croatian natural reservation nearby, organised trips to nearby destinations, organised trips to nearby islands, promenade along the sea, organisation of entertaining and cultural events by the tourist board, organisation of fishermen's nights, organisation of folk entertainments, nautic tourist port in the place

Zman – why choose this destination

clean sea, long promenades along the sea, pine wood by the beach, peace and silence in the place with no big crowd, tipical croatian fishermen place, interesting diving sites, interesting wind surfing sites, long cycling routes and walking tracks, possibility for departures on interesting trips, possibility for sailing around islands, possibility for getting familiar with the life of people and local customs

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