Maslenica used to be important traffic point before the war in Croatia 1990.-1995. Near Maslenica was a bridge that rebellions blow up in the year 1991. It is renewed in 2004., but more like a symbol of imperishable spirit of natives. The new bridge is built 1,5 kilometer up North and, over it, passes new modern highway, leading from Zagreb to Dalmatia. But, for the romantic souls who don’t want to spend their vacation hurrying on the hot highway, and take the old road to Dalmatia, Maslenica can be one stop for a beautiful respite or even the final destination.
Since the village possess developed urban infrastructure, it is no wonder that it became popular tourist destination. One hotel at the seashore enrich holiday accommodation offer where cozy and pretty apartments dominate. One can easy find an apartment suitable to all his needs on the seashore with the astonishing view on Novigrad’s sea, often visited even by dolphins in search for fish rich areas, such as this is. Sea is few degrees warmer than anywhere else, because it is deeply indented in the mainland, rich with undersea life, clean and balmy. Fresh winds descending from mighty mountain Velebit above Maslenica, favor the ones having respiratory problems and making summers heats easier. Kind hosts are trying to make tourist offer as interesting as it could be; beside rafting on Zrmanja and bungee jumping on Maslenica bridge, guests can enjoy in diverse and tasty gastronomy offer, numerous summer festivities and sport manifestations, such as athletic race in august.