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The Sibenik Archipelago

The Adriatic aquatorium in vicinity of Sibenik 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, Sibenik 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 Sibenik Archipelago

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Islands in Sibenik 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.

Zlarin Island – Covering the area of just about 8 square kilometers, Zlarin is known for its pines trees, nice beaches and tradition of coral harvesting…read more