Lake Jarun (also known as "zagrebačko more") is a place for relaxation, sport activities, hanging out with friends or enjoying in the nature. Lake consists of two connected lakes for swimming and recreation, Big Lake and Little Lake and six islands( Island of the Universiade , Trešnjevka Isle , Island of Croatian youth, Wildlife Island, Rowers Island and the Island of Love). Around the lake is paved road( approx . 6 km in length ), and therefore Jarun is, in the hot summer days, and in the cold winter, a favorite gathering place for locals who want a variety of forms of recreation (swimming , running, rollerblading, cycling, etc.). In addition to recreational activities on Lake Jarun are regularly held rowing and sailing competitions in the Canoe Sprint, swimming marathons, athletic and bike races , and more. Jarun has five beaches which received a Blue Flag, that guarantees purity and beach equipment. During the summer it is a very popular place for celebrations, parties and barbecues, but if you want to find a spot for you and your buddies you have to be prepare to be there very early in the morning! People from Zagreb love spending time there so if this is your first visit of the city dont miss to see why.