Picturesque and open bay are just a view things that set Šibenik apart from all the towns on the Adriatic coast.
The view over Šibenik reveals the unique harmony of the urban poetics of the town and its natural surroundings. The harbor, which is connected to the open sea has been an initiator of marittime affairs development, trading and the overall economic prosperity of the town for centuries.
As you enter the Strait you will see the fortress of St. Nicholas, the most important renaissance fortress on the eastern coast of the Adriatic. Together with the fortresses of St. Michael, St. John and Šubićevac surrounding the town, it is a symbol of the centuries old continuous resistence of Šibenik.
One of the most beautiful things you will see in Šibenik is it's, UNESCO protected, St. James’ Cathedral, built over more than a century, is testimony to the persistency, sacrifice and belief of generations of Šibenik inhabitants.