Sibenik fortress

Sibenik Croatia

Explore the most beautiful Croatian city

Churches and palaces to visit in Sibenik

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.

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

What to visit in Šibenik old town

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

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

How to get to the old town of Šibenik

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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