Zvonimir Peran

2019-08-09 · 5 min read

When you come in Sibenik prepare yourself for a walk through old town. There is interesting stuff to see there.
Šibenik was first mentioned in 1066., so some of the 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.

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View of Sibenik from Barone fortress
View of Sibenik from Barone fortress

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

St Francis Church and monastery
St Francis Church and monastery


View of the Cathedral from fortress
View of the Cathedral from fortress


old city streets
old city streets

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 a restaurant and food. Restaurants charge lots of money for Mediterranean specialties such as ones containing olive oil.

It depends on the location of your accommodation. If you are just a 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 to the old town, 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.

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