Get to know Šibenik Riviera
Šibenik Riviera, located in North Dalmatia, is one of the most exciting and interesting touristic attractions of Croatia. In its hinterland, the mountain of Dinara stretches; while the coast line extends from Pirovac in the west to Ražanj in the south consisting of more than 200 islands, islets and cliffs.
Cristal blue sea, beaches, islands, vineyards, authentic fishing villages and the remains of the medieval towns still surrounded with the city walls – are just few of many attractions of the beautiful Šibenik Riviera. Be sure to pay a visit to the precious pearls of the region – National park “Kornati“ with its 89 islands and islets, and National Park “Krka“, 72 km long canyon of river Krka spreading to the Adriatic sea, leaving behind dreamy array of cascades, waterfalls and lakes.
National park Kornati
Mother Nature was extremely generous when creating unique archipelago of Kornati. Its islands and islets are located in the central part of the Adriatic, in the border between Šibenik and Zadar county. Exceptional beauty of the landscape and diverse marine ecosystem resulted in the archipelago becoming a national park in 1980.
NP “Kornati “ occupies an area of about 220 km2, including 89 islands, islets and cliffs, alltogether with a coastline about 238 km long. The Kornati archipelago is named after the biggest island of the group. It is a true paradise for sailors, yachtsman, divers and others admiring the beauty of the unspoiled nature.
National park Krka
National park “Krka“ is one of the most favorite tourist destination of Šibenik Riviera. “Krka“ is the 7th national park in Croatia, famous for its great number of lakes and waterfalls. It was named after river Krka, source of which is located at the foot of the Dinara mountain. Krka flows through 75 km long canyon and lake Prokljan, finally entering bay of Šibenik. Nevertheless, the main attractions of the Park are waterfalls, the most famous of which is 45,7 m long Skradinski buk.