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Cathedral of Saint James, Šibenik

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The beauty of the Middle Ages-Šibenik

1. The beauty of the Middle Ages-Šibenik

The beauty of the Middle Ages is a unique panoramic trip and a walk through the Middle Ages through one of the best preserved medieval city centers - the city of Sibenik. The start of the tour is on the coast overlooking the old town and the fortress of St. Michael. Then we enter medieval Šibenik through the eastern city gates and the monastery of St. Francis. Guests will have the opportunity to see the most valuable organ by the builder Petar Nakić from 1762 and find out what secrets this almost 7 century old monastery hides. Next is a walk through the city streets of the noble part of the city, which is full of old palaces, portals and coats of arms of noble families of Šibenik, we will see the unique Šibenik meter, to get acquainted with the 4 most important medieval fraternities of Šibenik Next is a walk through Gorica, we will see the Benedictine monastery of St. Luca and find out why there are no weddings in Šibenik in May, enjoy the beautiful view of the Lurd cliff in the heart of the city, and slowly descend the stairs to the square 4 wells and dive deep into the largest cistern. For the end- pearl! All the secrets, beauties and details of the most beautiful Croatian cathedral-cathedral of St. James in Šibenik.

From Zadar: Krka Waterfalls and Sibenik Private Tour

2. From Zadar: Krka Waterfalls and Sibenik Private Tour

Krka National Park is located in Šibenik County. It covers the area of Krka River and lower course of Čikola River including seven waterfalls, the spring of Krka, animal and plant habitats, archeological sites, sacral architecture, ethnographical and industrial heritage. The Park is a place of exceptional values, unique for its extraordinary travertine formations. Travertine is a limestone that is formed in water with high concentrations of dissolved calcium bicarbonate. Krka National Park is an inevitable Croatian landmark, it natural beauties, interesting history and welcoming local residents will most certainly leave you breathless. The main attraction of Krka National Park: Skradinski buk is the biggest of seven waterfalls on the Krka River. Covering the area of 400 m in length and 100 m in width, with its 17 cascades it`s the largest travertine cascade system in Europe. However, it is also the most attractive part of Krka National Park. Except the National Park on this excursion you are going to visit Šibenik, old coronation town of Croatian kings, established in the 11th century. One of its sights, St. James` Cathedral is listed in the Register of UNESCO`s World Cultural Heritage. Šibenik is quite small and has a lovely promenade where you can take a walk and enjoy the sea view. Above the city stands St. Michael`s fortress dating from the 15th century. It is a typical Dalmatian town with narrow streets and many monuments of historical importance. We are sure its charm will overwhelm you.

From Split or Trogir: Day-Trip to Šibenik and Zadar

3. From Split or Trogir: Day-Trip to Šibenik and Zadar

Following pickup from your accommodation, your first stop will be the city of Šibenik. Whilst there, admire the ancient walls alongside the stunning backdrop of the Adriatic Coast. The most famous sight of Šibenik is undoubtedly the UNESCO-protected St. Jacob's cathedral, following which you can choose to walk around the stoned streets, buy some souvenirs, and enjoy a coffee on Riva Promenade. Your next stop is Zadar, the oldest continually inhabited city in Croatia. Evidence of human settlement there stretches all the way back to the 4th century B.C. This history passes through tribal, Greek, Roman, Venetian, and Italian rule, before its modern situation as a part of Croatia. Check out several historic monuments from the medieval and Renaissance periods, in addition to contemporary constructions such as the world's first sea organ. Once your busy day sightseeing comes to a close, your tour concludes with your guide returning you to your accommodation.

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