Šibenik, a historic coastal city in Croatia, stands as a testament to the intersection of culture, history, and stunning Adriatic beauty. Positioned on the Dalmatian coast, Šibenik boasts a rich heritage, with its most iconic landmark being the Cathedral of St. James. This UNESCO World Heritage site is a masterpiece of Renaissance architecture and is notable for being entirely constructed from limestone.
The city’s medieval core, with narrow winding streets and historic squares, creates an inviting atmosphere for exploration. Šibenik’s fortresses, including St. Michael’s Fortress and St. Nicholas’ Fortress, showcase the city’s strategic importance throughout history.
The Adriatic Sea plays a pivotal role in Šibenik’s allure, with a picturesque waterfront offering panoramic views and a vibrant atmosphere. The city’s proximity to the Krka National Park allows for easy exploration of the stunning Krka waterfalls, adding a natural dimension to the overall experience.
With its blend of historical treasures, coastal charm, and cultural richness, Šibenik provides a captivating destination for those seeking an authentic Croatian experience. Whether strolling through ancient streets, marveling at architectural wonders, or enjoying the Adriatic breeze, Šibenik offers a delightful combination of past and present on the shores of the Adriatic.
FUN FACT: A short 15-minute drive will take you to the hundred years old city beach of Jadrija. You’ll find charming lockers with colorful doors there, that residents of Šibenik use as storage spaces for beach necessities, such as sun chairs, umbrellas, and picnic tables.
Into the Wild Croatia
Engaging in different activities such as cycling, hiking, sea kayaking, and packrafting to visit wonderful sites such as Krka National Park, Zrmanja River, Šibenik and Zlarin Island.
Dalmatia Weekend Adventure
Dalmatia weekend adventure is a well-balanced mixture of activities. It includes cycling in National Park Krka, Sea kayaking to Zlarin Island and swimming in the cristal clear Adriatic Sea.
Zlarin Island Sea Kayaking Croatia
Sea kayaking Zlarin Island is a fun and active one-day kayaking trip that will introduce you to the beautiful nature and history of the Sibenik region. You will paddle along the coast of Zlarin island, have a swim in a small bay, and visit the picturesque village of Zlarin.
Sunset Sailing Cruise in Croatia
Sunset sailing cruise in Croatia will take you sailing toward Sibenik and the islands in the evening so we catch the sunset just over the fortress. The coastal waters of Sibenik and its archipelago of numerous islands make marvelous getaways if you’re looking for a rustic vacation experience.
Skradin Bay Sea Kayaking
Sea Kayaking Skradin Bay day starts on the beach in Skradin. After a short introduction to paddling, we start our expedition. You will paddle across the Skradin Bay to the beach in Bilice. While on our way back, we will stop several times for a swim before finishing up our kayaking day.
Sailing in Sibenik half-day tour
Half Day Sailing in Sibenik is a perfect way to experience the joy of sailing as we head towards the nearby islands of the Sibenik archipelago. Enjoy some swimming and views of the fortress and the beautiful city of Sibenik. Relax, use our snorkeling gear, or just soak up the sun!
The Raftrek Adventure Travel Croatia team consists of travel enthusiasts and profesionals who
will bring you the best adventures in Croatia. Find a combination from our
one-day trips or multiday tours to create your own experience!