I visited Zadar in 2015 and it was one of my most beautiful holidays.
The accomodation I already recommended was perfect: Villa Karma Zadar; and the city offers so much to see although it is very small and originally.
From the accomodation to the city was a nice way along the waterfront which was gave me a happy feeling walking or running along:
After walking this beautiful way you get to the city wall of Zadar:
In Zadar you can visit its pretty little church and some nice buildings. You are even able to go on top of the little church where you got an extraordinary sweet view down to the small town:
Then, there is a really green and flowery park where you can just sit down, relax and read a book or two:
The most famous attraction is the Morske Orgulje. This is an organ made out of stone and when the waves are sloshing against the stone, it makes a sound like someone is playing an organ (like a little piano). Besides the organ is a solar plate which shows beautiful colors by night:
You have to visit the market there – besides the souvenirs, there are little beautiful creatures you can’t miss:
I saw some of the most beautiful sunsets ever there – so you have to go to Zadar to let the impressions overwhelm you!
Zadar has the most beautiful sunset in the world, more beautiful than the one in Key West, in Florida, applauded at every evening. (Alfred Hitchcock)