|Sibensko - kninska county
Sibensko - kninska county is situated in the middle of Adriatic coast. The area takes
2939 km2 and it is populate with 112 070 inhabitants. Sibensko - kninska county is famous for
two national parks: Krka and Kornati, indented coastline with 242 islands, towns and places with a rich tourist offer. Numerous
cultural and historical monuments, Mediterranean gastronomy, natural beauties, many active holiday possibilities, make this county
desirable tourist destination.
Šibenik is the most picturesque city on the eastern Adriatic coast. It was first mentioned in 1066.
The historical nucleus of Šibenik, with numerous churches and monasteries, stone houses and mansions, ornamented by portals
and heraldic crests, displeys its rich cultural heritage.
The Cathedral of St.Jamesis the main destination for culturally
oriented tourismin the city of Šibenik. Built in Gothic - Renaissance style, the cathedral is added to Unesco World Heritage
The Krka National Park is a natural phenomenon of the Dalmation region. In its course towards the sea,
the Krka river created seven noisy, picturesque waterfalls, the best known being Roski Slap and Skradinski Buk, the
tallest tavertine barriers in Europe.
The Kornati national Park is uniquegroup of islands, reefs and rocks. The fascinating landscape is made
complete by hihg cliffs, as well as the care of human hands: human ramparts and dry-stone walls, the specialty of
For those who are interested in active holidays, instead of spending their time just laying on the beach,
in Sibensko - kninska county there are lot of possibilities for them: diving, bungee - jumping, hiking, biking, trekking,
various water sports, wind surfing and many other options to make sport and have fun...