An ancient town with a lively spirit
Šibenik Popular Destination for 2018, the town earned its place in the list among other prestigious cities primarily due to its Banj Beach. Since it is located just five minutes away from the old city center. Where apart from a nice swim in the clean sea, you can also enjoy a magnificent view of the UNESCO-protected St. Jacob’s Cathedral. According to most media, this is “a unique cathedral in Europe”. Made exclusively out of stone and without any materials that would bind the construction, such as cement or wood. Therefore Šibenik is a must do destination while in Croatia.
Šibenik Popular Destination for 2018
First of all, Šibenik with its breathtaking cathedral is an unavoidable destination for inspirational sightseeing. A historic city in Croatia, located in central Dalmatia. Where the river Krka flows into the Adriatic Sea. Due to its position Šibenik town is a political, educational, transport, industrial and tourist center of the county. Also the 3rd largest city in the historic region of Dalmatia. Unlike other cities along the Adriatic coast, which were established by the Greeks, Illyrians, and Romans. Šibenik was founded by Croats. In the city, there are four fortresses. Each of whom provides a spectacular view of the city, sea and nearby islands.
Places of interest in the region
KRKA RIVER NATIONAL PARK
Krka River National Park will thrill you with its natural beauty. Also its fantastic karst formations and travertine waterfalls, history and attractive swimming areas. The Krka River National Park is spacious. Largely unchanged region. Offering its visitor exceptional and multifaceted natural value. Including one or more preserved or insignificantly altered ecosystems. The 73 km long Krka River defines the national park landscape. Its wonderful waterfalls stretching from the western foot of the Dinaric Range into the Adriatic sea near Sibenik. The waterfalls are a karstic phenomenon. Over millennia river water has created a canyon up to 200 m deep through limestone hills, bringing calcium carbonate with it. The material is called tufa. It is formed by billions of plants growing on top of one another. As a result, these growths create barriers in the river that produce spectacular waterfalls.
Skradin town is a magical place
Skradin town small picturesque town. Situated at the doorstep of the Krka River National Park in Croatia. Just 80 kilometers from Split. This magical place is where the river joins the Adriatic Sea. Therefore, it is a pretty little riverside town. With a combination of brightly painted and bare stone houses on its main street and a ruined fortress towering above. One of the oldest Croatian settlement with the “town“ status. Beautiful nature and World Heritage sites like Zadar, Sibenik, Trogir, and Split, surround Skradin, making it a great setting for an activity holiday.
Activities in the region
Sunset Sailing trip
We start our sunset sailing trip in Croatia from Skradin. On the very edge of the Krka National Park. Skradin is an attractive tourist destination with an authentic stone town core. Its location is in Central Dalmatia
Cycling Krka River
Cycling Krka River National Park is breathtaking. There is hardly a better way to get around it than cycling. This biking route will lead you through Croatian history while enjoying a landscape of forests, hills, and monuments.
SUP Skradin Bay
SUP Croatia Skradin Bay starts on the beach in Skradin. After a short introduction to paddling, we start our expedition. You will paddle across the Prokljan Lake to the beach in Bilice. The water here is brackish – mixed fresh and saltwater.