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From Split: Krka National Park Day Trip with Boat Ride

1. From Split: Krka National Park Day Trip with Boat Ride

Make the most of your time in Croatia with a day trip to Krka National Park, one of the country’s most beautiful natural hotspots. See everything from waterfalls to medieval towns along the way. Meet your guide and driver in Split before heading out to Skradin. Catch a relaxing boat ride to Krka National Park from here, with guaranteed unforgettable vistas on the way. Once on the other side, benefit either from a roughly 1-hour complimentary guided tour of Krka, or the freedom to explore on your own. Either way, enjoy extra time after the optional guided tour to explore. Whether it’s of flowing waterfalls at Skrandinski Buk, historical flour mills, or wood trails, snap some photo opportunities of the unbelievable scenic views in front of you. If you are traveling during the high season (June-September), board a bus to the postcard-worthy town of Primošten. Enjoy a couple of hours in this medieval island town to swim, eat, sample wine tasters, or take a scenic stroll. Some of Croatia’s best-voted beaches are native to Primošten, and its vineyards are waiting to be enlisted as UNESCO World Heritage sites. During the low season, when the weather is too cold for swimming, visit the picturesque city of Šibenik, famous for its impressive historical fortresses and known as a gateway to the National Park Kornati. Finish off the day with a transfer back to Split in time for the early evening.

From Split or Trogir: Krka Waterfalls and Šibenik

2. From Split or Trogir: Krka Waterfalls and Šibenik

Embark on a journey by bus to see some of Croatia's most stunning natural wonders in Krka National Park. Before visiting a historic town, follow your guide through the park's pathways, marvelling at its clear waterfalls. Begin your day with a drive that takes you between the Dalmatian coast and the hinterland. You enjoy views of Trogir, Split, and the surrounding landscape that features abundant greenery and picturesque villages. On this full-day excursion, your first stop will be in Šibenik to see the sights of the town, including the UNESCO-protected St. Jacob’s Cathedral. As you continue the drive you’ll have great views of the coast and offshore islands, and hear from your guide about the area's history. The next stop is in Krka National Park, at the Krka waterfalls. Walk along the wooden paths through the park’s stunning scenery, and hear the singing of rare birds and seawater mills that have been in action for centuries. See the magnificent Skradinski Buk, the biggest waterfall in the park, and one of the most beautiful cliff waterfalls in Europe. Visit Peninsula Primošten. Some of Croatia’s best-voted beaches are native to Primošten, and its vineyards are even on the UNESCO World Heritage sites. Enjoy in this medieval island town to swim, chill, eat, or take a scenic stroll.

Sibenik: Guided Evening Walking Tour

3. Sibenik: Guided Evening Walking Tour

Visit hidden squares and learn interesting facts about Sibenik as you explore this coastal city with a local guide. Avoid the usual tourist crowds by joining your guide for an evening tour of Sibenik. Visit the historic city center, stroll down cobblestone streets, and see some of the city's most iconic attractions.

Private Sibenik Sightseeing Tour

4. Private Sibenik Sightseeing Tour

This oldest native Croatian city on the Adriatic is located in the most protected natural harbor in the center of the eastern coast of the Adriatic Sea. This is probably in the same place where some of the original Croatian settlers first saw the blue sea. Sibenik's narrow winding streets, stony houses, many staircases and the remains of the city walls give it a romantic Mediterranean atmosphere. St. Jacob's Cathedral is the most famous building in Sibenik. It was constructed over a period of a century, and is testimony to the determination, sacrifice and belief of the generations of inhabitants of Sibenik. It is unique not only in Croatian architecture, but in European architecture as well. It is entirely built of stone, no other material was used. It is unique in its brave structure of stone slabs and ribs, with no binding material; it is also unique among renaissance churches in its trefoil front facade; finally, it is unique in the harmony of its architecture.

Split:Krka National Park with Entrance Ticket & Wine Tasting

5. Split:Krka National Park with Entrance Ticket & Wine Tasting

If you have a couple of days in the Split and Trogir area this could be a trip that you are looking for. Krka National Park is one of two Croatian National Parks that contain lakes and waterfalls. You will be taken to 2 locations of exceptional natural value inside of the National Park with an included boat ride down the river canyon. Meet in Split or Trogir and take a 1 hour and 30 minutes drive to Entrance Lozovac as this is the best place to start the 2km walk around the Skradinski Buk waterfall. Pass through the old water mill system as your guide explains part of the history and traditions in this area. Then continue this amazing walk on the wooden pathway with little lakes and waterfalls everywhere around. This truly is one of the most preserved ecosystems in Croatia. After 2 hours and 30 minutes at Skradinski Buk, continue your journey with a boat ride down the river canyon to your second location inside of the National Park, the lovely little town of Skradin. In this lower part of the stream you have an opportunity during the hot summer days to cool down with a nice swim inside of the Krka River. And last but not least a special surprise for those who love some good local food and wine. Only a 10 minute drive from our swimming spot we have a little village called Plastovo known for a few beautiful local family food and wine stops. Next, enjoy some wine tasting, learn about its production and history, and taste some of the local specialties that the family offers. A total of 5 hours inside of the Krka National Park at two locations with exceptional views and scenery, boat ride, swimming inside of the Krka River and an extra visit to a local family food and wine tavern (agrotourism). A relaxing day outside of the city that everyone will enjoy. Finish our day with a drive on the highway back to Trogir and Split.

From Split: Krka Waterfalls and Šibenik Tour with Lunch

6. From Split: Krka Waterfalls and Šibenik Tour with Lunch

Your tour starts at 8 am when the driver will take you to the Krka Waterfalls. After enjoying some free time at the park, the driver will take you to a local village to enjoy a tasty lunch and some fine wine. With bellies full and hearts happy, your adventure will continue in Šibenik where you will get some free time to sightsee the highlights of the town. After a full day of enjoyment, you will be driven back to Split.

Sibenik and Krka Waterfalls Private Tour

7. Sibenik and Krka Waterfalls Private Tour

On this tour you will get to know Sibenik, an undiscovered gem of The Adriatic. By walking through the narrow medieval streets of Sibenik, you will feel the soul of this town, like no other Mediterranean town has. You may feel like you are going back in the 14th, 15th and 16th century. The most famous building in Sibenik is the UNESCO listed medieval cathedral of St. Jacob, with amazing stonework by two of the most important medieval masters and sculptors from 15th century Dalmatia (Juraj Dalmatinac and Nikola Firentinac). As you arrive at one of the most beautiful squares in Dalmatia, close your eyes, go back to the past and listen to the whispers of stonemasons, who spent their entire lives struggling to finish this amazing work of art. Everything that was important for the life of this town in the medieval ages, has been placed on this square; The Town Hall, a small loggia, a big rain water tank and cathedral from 15th and 16th centuries. Afterwards, you will drive to the Krka National Park, 15-20 minutes by car. Here you will be pleasantly surprised by the beauty of the nature. The Krka river is 72 kilometers long, and 46 kilometers were declared to a National Park, with an area of 110km2, with 7 waterfalls, Roman ruins, medieval fortresses and much more. You will also visit one of the most famous waterfalls in Europe, "Skradinski buk". Here, Krka flows over the 17 cascades which are formed by travertine barriers. You will have the opportunity to visit the old water mills and see an ethnography collection. Stroll into the woods along the river with its glorious cascading waterfall. 

From Split or Trogir: Day-Trip to Šibenik and Zadar

8. From Split or Trogir: Day-Trip to Šibenik and Zadar

Following pickup from your accommodation, your first stop will be the city of Šibenik. Whilst there, admire the ancient walls alongside the stunning backdrop of the Adriatic Coast. The most famous sight of Šibenik is undoubtedly the UNESCO-protected St. Jacob's cathedral, following which you can choose to walk around the stoned streets, buy some souvenirs, and enjoy a coffee on Riva Promenade. Your next stop is Zadar, the oldest continually inhabited city in Croatia. Evidence of human settlement there stretches all the way back to the 4th century B.C. This history passes through tribal, Greek, Roman, Venetian, and Italian rule, before its modern situation as a part of Croatia. Check out several historic monuments from the medieval and Renaissance periods, in addition to contemporary constructions such as the world's first sea organ. Once your busy day sightseeing comes to a close, your tour concludes with your guide returning you to your accommodation.

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What people are saying about Šibenik

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 3 reviews

Beautiful park, but don't expect a lot of waterfalls, there is only 1 River trip isn't that long, but it's fun. We had a very nice guide, who knew a lot about the history of Split.

Excelent tour. The guide was very knowledgable and was able to provide an incredible amout of information about the history of the country and the specific places we visited.

This was a great trip, amazingly organised and complimentary bottle of water after walking around in the sun, the guide was very knowledgeable 10/10 would recommend!

Great day out visiting the waterfalls and sibenic Hugo our guide was very informative and could answer any questions asked to him

Rudi did a great job, he was very knowledgeable and fun! I totally recommend this tour!!