Landmarks & heritage

Here you will find some of the landmarks on the island and in the surrounding towns

Barone Fortress, Šibenik

Barone Fortress was built in 1646 on Vidakuša, the 80 meter-high hill above the city

  • Murter, Betina, Jezera, Tisno
Barone Fortress, Šibenik

Church of St. Francis of Assisi

The beautiful baroque bell tower of the church of Sv. Frane Asiškog you will see already from the access road towards Betina

  • Betina
Church of St. Francis of Assisi

Island Prvić

We believe the picture in your mind when you are imagining a Dalmatian town is that of Sepurine.

  • Vodice
Island Prvić

Main square in Betina

As with any place, especially smaller ones at sea, the squares are of great importance.

  • Betina
Main square in Betina

Mansion of Maškovića Han

Han Jusuf Mašković, built as a mansion and residence of the Turkish Army Commander

  • Pakoštane, Drage
Mansion of Maškovića Han

Okit

Looking from the sea, the panorama of Vodice is dominated by the Okit hill and a church of Our Lady of Carmel.

  • Vodice
Okit

Old harbour Murter

Everyone who finds himself in Murter, to his center, is sure to come by the road along the old waterfront.

  • Murter
Old harbour Murter

Old town of Pirovac

On the maps dating from the 16th and the 18th century Pirovac was marked as Sloβeln, Sloslein which is a german diminutive for the word castle

  • Pirovac
Old town of Pirovac

Parish church of St.Michael

The most beautiful and most famous church is the Parish Church of St Michael (Sv Mihovil) which is reached through a beautiful park

  • Murter
Parish church of St.Michael

Pirovac bay

Pirovac is situated in a deep bay which is a natural phonomenon

  • Pirovac
Pirovac bay

Pyramidal monument

To celebrate 1000th anniversary of the coronation of the King Tomislav and the change of the name of the village

  • Pirovac
Pyramidal monument

Rakitnica - archeological site

Rakitnica settlement was mentioned in1311 and today are still discerned the remains of the former houses and walls built in a dry-wall.

  • Vodice
Rakitnica - archeological site

Saint Rocco church

On Mount Vršina there is Church of Saint Rocco from the 18th century can be reached by a narrow road or stairs from the main road.

  • Murter
Saint Rocco church

Templar fortress on Vrana

The king Dmitar Zvonimir handed over St. Grgur's monastery on Vrana lake to the pope as a hospice.

  • Pirovac
Templar fortress on Vrana

The church of our Lady of Tarac

Was probably served as safe haven for sailors who waited in the protected coves for better conditions to resume their journeys.

  • NP Kornati
The church of our Lady of Tarac

The church of St. John The Baptist

A local church of St. John the Baptist, located close to the village, was built in 1445 when the parish of Rakitnica was founded

  • Vodice
The church of St. John The Baptist

The St Anthony Channel in Šibenik

The St Anthony Channel, also known as «the Šibenik Channel», is part of a wider area «Channel – Port», a significant landscape protected in 1974

The St Anthony Channel in Šibenik

The Vrančić Mansion

The land was mostly owned by noble families from Šibenik that build country houses on the island, among which is the mansion of the famous Vrančić family.

  • Vodice
The Vrančić Mansion

Wells, Vodice

Vodice was developed next to the water springs

  • Vodice
Wells, Vodice



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Tavern Skalinada

Tavern Skalinada

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Beach „Starine“

Beach „Starine“

On the southeast coast is the beach "Starine" more than one kilometer long and stretches from the center all the way to the bay Vrilo

Beach Jazine

Beach Jazine

ear the town of Tisno, 2km from the town center, there is a pebble beach Jazine