Set amid the wild beauty of white karsts rock and the azure sea, the Šibenik aquatorium is a yachting paradise, boasting as many as 240 isles and reefs. Šibenik, an ancient historical city that long ago was inhabited by the Illyrian tribe of Dalmati, and one of the major cities along the Adriatic highway, is roughly equidistant between Zadar and Split, and about 80 km from each of the two cities.
The agreeable Mediterranean climate, clear sea, good-quality accommodation, numerous islands, and the Krka and Kornati national parks are the pride and joy of the town of Šibenik and the Šibenik region. The numerous islands and picturesque indented coastline have contributed to the development and quality of nautical tourism in this region, which could be considered an object of envy by many larger Croatian towns. The offer of Šibenik region is completed by many restaurants and festivals, cultural events and the inevitable old fort built between the 15th and 18th centuries. As gastronomic souvenirs, don’t miss a chance to take home Babić red wine made from the well-known vineyards of Primošten and one of best red wines in the whole Croatia, or Drniš prosciutto, which has received several awards for its quality and technology of preparation and as such is recognized throughout the world .
The Šibenik archipelago comprises 249 islands, islets and reefs, and covers a total surface area of 157 km2 of which, Murter and Zlarin are the larges. If you are in Šibenik area, then Krka waterfalls, National Park Kornati, the cities of Zaton, Vodice and Primošten are must see places.
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In 1985, Krka has become 7th and the youngest Croatian National park. It spreads on 111 kilometers and is on river Krka which flows in Adriatic Sea. After Krka you will visit Šibenik- town museum.
Zadar offers you many tourist attractions in combination of historical beauty and all the benefits a modern traveler needs. Šibenik stands out with its unique position in picturesque and spacious bay on the mouth of river Krka.
Spend an unforgettable day on the biggest archipelago of Adriatic Sea. The territory of Kornati National Park consists of more than 100 islands and small islands which, with its sea surface, spread on 224 square kilometers.
The adventure begins in Zgareb, the capital of Croatia, continues through the Plitvice Lakes National Park, Zadar, Šibenik, Krka National Park, Trogir and Split. These are all places where past and present merge, and are the places of beauty that will leave you speechless and convience you that a picture is worth a thousand words.
Biokovo is the biggest mountain in middle Dalmacia which is often called “weather condition factory” by locals. The mountain that rises from the sea offers unforgetable views on Makarska Riviera and Zabiokovlje.
Round trips by boat along Dalmatian coast are a great way to learn about Dalmatian beauty. Whether it is a half day or full day trips, they provide You the most beautiful side of Dalmatia.