Sibenik Croatia

Explore the most beautiful Croatian city

Accomodation in Sibenik

Attractions of the old town of Šibenik

When you come in Šibenik prepare yourself for a walk through old town. There is interesting stuff to see there.
Šibenik was first mentioned in 1066., so some of attractions are almost millennium old. But most of them were built during the Venetian rule of Šibenik which began with the Venetian conquest of Šibenik in 1412. and ended with the dissolution of the Venetian state in 1797.

Fountain-in-main-park.jpg Fountain in main park

St-Francis-Church-and-monastery.jpg St Francis Church and monastery

What to visit in Šibenik old town

Here is a list of most popular attractions in the old town:

View of the Cathedral from fortress.JPG View of the Cathedral from fortress

View-of-Sibenik-from-Barone-fortress.jpg View of Sibenik from Barone fortress

church of St. Barbara.JPG church of St. Barbara

Restaurants and bars

You will probably want to take some break and have your favourite drink while in Šibenik. The bars are everywhere. Prices are reasonable for drinks. Depending on your bar choice, you may pay 1-2 euro for coffee and 2-3 euro for beer. High quality wines are more expensive.
Hoverer, if you want to take some food, be more deliberate when choosing restaurant and food. Restaurants charge lots of money for Mediterranean specialties such as ones containing olive oil.

church of the Holy Cross.JPG church of the Holy Cross

old-city-streets.jpg old city streets

Locations of main attractions

Click on map pins to see which location they point to. As you can see, attractions in the old city are everywhere, so be sure to book your time for visiting old city.

How to get to the old town of Šibenik

It depends on location of your accommodation. If you are just few kilometers away from the city, then I recommend to go by foot or take a bike. You can take a car, but you will pay 1-2 euro/hour for parking.
When you come there, feel free to walk in any direction. Wherever you go, you will find something attractive. You will not get lost because the old city is not really big.

Šibenik old town images

Click on the thumbnail below to see images of places described above:

External links