Welcome to Šibenik – a city with two UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

Welcome to Šibenik – a city with two UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The town’s history starts in the 11th century with the famous Croatian king Petar Krešimir IV and since has become one of the pearls of the Mediterranean.

Welcome to Šibenik – a city with two UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

Enter the Old Town and walk the narrow, stone streets while admiring gothic and renaissance palaces. See the St. James Cathedral, an architectural gem built by the famous Juraj Dalmatinac. Take your time to explore both the interior and the grandiose exterior covered with sculptures and ornaments.

Just next to the Cathedral is the Large Loggia, the seat of administration set in the central square.

Did you know that Šibenik has four fortresses defending it? The oldest one is named after the town’s patron saint – St. Michael, the archangel. Alongside the Barone Fortress, it is the perfect venue to enjoy concerts performed by some of the biggest music stars.

The threat of the Ottoman invasion was so great that the St. John Fortress was built in mere 58 days.

St. Nicholas’ Fortress, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, guards the only channel to Šibenik Bay, for centuries preventing invaders to approach the town by the sea.

Relax and have a drink in the beautiful Medieval Mediterranean Garden of St. Lawrence.

To end the day, enjoy the traditional Dalmatian cuisine, based on olive oil and seafood, in an authentic local tavern – konoba.

The most popular Šibenik Tours

Sign up for the tour and meet your local guide at the Trg Republike Hrvatske (main square) in front of the Juraj Dalmatinac statue for an interesting 1.5-hour introduction to Šibenik, a town with two UNESCO World Heritage Sites. On this tour you will stroll the narrow streets of the Old Town, explore its history and culture but also get information on how to plan the rest of your stay in town, all while visiting the main sights and many hidden gems known only to locals.

Follow the orange umbrella and see: the St. James Cathedral, the Town Hall, the Rector's Palace, the St. Lawrence church, the Greasy Street, St. Nichola's Fortress and many more.
1.5 hours
From from 330€
Departure from Šibenik in the morning hours towards Krka National Park. Krka River was proclaimed a national park in 1985 due to its special position and the mosaic distribution of various types of habitats. It is characterized by exceptionally rich and varied flora and fauna, there are more than eight hundred species and subspecies of plants that have been identified within the territory of the Park.

One of the most attractive parts of the park is Skradinski Buk, a massive clear and natural pool with high waterfalls at one end and cascades at the other. Arrival to Šibenik in the afternoon hours.
5.5 hours
34,302 (2011)
Cathedral of St. James

Krka National Park from Šibenik

    11am (except Jan 1 and Dec 25)5pm (from Jun 1 to Oct 31)

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