Biograd is located south of Zadar, situated on a small peninsula and the mainland. Being situated on the most indented part of the Croatian coast and close to the Kornati archipelago, provides excellent opportunities for nautical tourism. First nautical port in Croatia was built in Biograd in 1974 and the town has become the cradle of nautical tourism in the region. So today, Marina Kornati, which is located in Biograd, is one of the top three Croatian marinas and leading charter destination.
Near the town there are three national parks: Krka, Kornati and Paklenica, and Nature Parks Telaščica and Lake Vrana, which is the largest lake in Croatia.
Biograd has a ferry port for the island of Pašman, and is also the center of the riviera consisting Sv. Petar naMoru, Turanj, Sv. Filip i Jakov, Biograd, Pakoštane and Drage, as well as villages on the island of Pašman.