The Šibenik ArchipelagoTweet Follow @FindCroatia
The Adriatic aquatorium in vicinity of Šibenik consist of an archipelago of about 250 islands stretching along the coast over the area of about 160 square kilometers. Although this is a pretty large number of islands, only six of them are permanently populated with total of just about 7.5 thousands people. Due to its scarce population, Šibenik Archipelago is popular to visit among people who seek isolation and beautiful, untouched nature.
Getting there: To travel to these islands you can use public transport as all islands in the archipelago (with permanent residents) are inter connected by daily ferries from neighboring islands as well as with Sibenik, Brodarica and Vodice on the mainland.
Accommodation: As far as accommodation is concerned, each of these islands offers accommodation in private rooms and apartments that are rented by local residents – check accommodation in Sibenik Region.
Map of Šibenik Archipelago
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Islands in Šibenik Archipelago
Kaprije Island – Covering the area of just 9.5 square kilometers, the island is popular weekend destination from nearby costal towns. The island is connected by ferries from Sibenik, Zirje and Zlarin..read more
Krapanj Island – the smallest populated island in whole Croatia, well known for its traditional industry of sea sponge harvesting. The island is connected via Krapanj ferry port by regular and frequent passenger ferry to Brodarica village/port on Croatian mainland…read more
Murter Island is the largest island in Sibenik archipelago. Connected by bridge to the mainland.
Prvic Island – covering the area of just 2.5 square kilometers, Prvic has two settlements – Prvic Luka and Sepurine. A popular island among visitors, has its own hotel and lively cafe culture.
Zirje Island - Covering the area of just about 15.5 square kilometers this charming island is full of beautiful historic ruins and lovely beaches.