Sibenik is a beautiful Mediterranean city in Central Dalmatia, Croatia. Getting more and more popular as a travel destination in the past decade, Sibenik is now one of the top destinations to visit in this part of the country.
Here are 13 beautiful pictures that will allow you to get a good impression of the town and will inspire to come to Sibenik as soon as possible!
1. Decorations for the Children’s Festival in June and July
The old town of Sibenik is decorated with children’s paintings for the International Children’s Festival which takes place in June and July each year
2. The view over Sibenik from St. Anthony’s Channel
St. Anthony’s Channel provides amazing views over St. Nickolas Fortress on one hand, and the whole town of Sibenik, on the other
3. St. James Cathedral and its surroundings
This amazing 15th century cathedral is one of the must-sees in Sibenik: a UNESCO heritage site that everyone admires
4. Spring in the old town
All seasons are lovely in Sibenik, but spring provides some fine views like this one
5. Architecture and colors
Red, yellow, orange… the colorful and authentic Mediterranean buildings will charm every visitor
6. A fine place for walks
The walking paths at St. Anthony’s Channel are ideal for short or long walks
7. Beach cabins at Jadrija
One of the most photogenic location in Sibenik: the charming beach cabins at Jadrija beach will bring you back in time
8. Main streets in the old town
This is where the two main streets in the old town of Sibenik begin. walk through both of them and then wonder around the smaller ones until you get lost : )
9. View from St. Mihovil Fortress
The views from St. Mihovil Fortress are definitely worth! Here’s St. James cathedral from above
10. Hidden history at every corner
Get a guide when touring the old town and you’ll see that there is history all around! The lantern at the corner of the red building is actually a preserved original street lamp for public lighting from 1895 when Sibenik was the first in the world whose street lights were powered by a polyphasic system of alternating current
11. Krka Waterfalls
The beautiful Krka National Park is just 30 minutes away from Sibenik and a must-see if you are nearby
12. Raw beauty of Kornati Islands
Uninhabited islands and raw beauty – Kornati National Park is another stunning place to visit near Sibenik
13. Beach time in Sibenik is the best
Sibenik is surrounded by beautiful beaches: this is a pic from Solaris Camping Resort
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