Welcome to Nin
The small town of Nin is located in a shallow lagoon about 15km far from the town of Zadar. Nin was on of the main settlements of the Liburnians until the arrival of the Roman conquerors, and since then the proud Minicipium named Aenona.
It is the oldest town, residence of the Croatian Kings, which was a very important harbour in those centuries. The medicinal peloid of Nin has served the curative purposes since the Roman times til now. Nin and the surrounding tourist resorts welcome their guests tourists with the nicely furnished private apartments, rooms, and their small idylic campsites.
The long natural sandy beach of Ni, with their total length of 8,000m, are one of its trademarks and an impressive image whch visitors remember about the oldest Croatian royal town. Kraljičina (meaning queen’s) beach us unique in many ways. It is Croatia’s ongest sandy beach, and its name is connected to a legend. Namely, during a stay in Nin the first Croatian king, Tomislav, watched with his queen the unforgettable sunset and breathtaking view of the Velebit mountain and enjoyed rare relaxing moments.
Among the gifts of Nature, in which Nin abounds, ceratainly one of the most vaulable is the medicinal mud (peloid), located near the long, sandy Queen’s Beach. Its effectiveness has been tested by thousands of people, who organised and supervised by a Zadar Health Institution, have used the mud to treat various ailments such as rheumatic diseases, spinal deformities, muscular and the skeletal system problems, female infertility and various skin diseases for decades.
House of salt
The prosperity of this region was based on the producion of salt in prehistoric and ancient times. This region still lives on this bery precious gift of nature. The technology of salt production uses to the maximum the benefits of this area: lots of sunshine favourable winds and the special geographical position. It is not suprising that Nin salt, with a high percentage of iodeine, is among the best in Europe, and in the world.