Primošten is situated on the Adriatic coast of Central Dalmatia around 60 km north of Split and 26 km south of Šibenik. This one-time fishing village with its picturesque old town lying out on a peninsula is today one of the most popular tourist and holiday resorts in Dalmatia.

At the time of the Turkish Conquest in 1542 the original town, now the old town, had been built on a small fortified island connected with the mainland by means of a drawbridge, which later, after the Turks had withdrawn, was replaced by a causeway. In 1564 the area received its present-day name from the verb "primostiti" meaning “to bridge”. On the highest point of the peninsula we find the parish church of St. George, which was built originally in the 15th Century but which by 1760 had been completely reconstructed.

A wide range of sporting and leisure activities is on offer and includes tennis, table tennis, bowling, beach volleyball and sailing – instruction in sailing and diving is available. The discotheque Aurora is the largest in all of Dalmatia. It is situated about 5 km from Primošten. In the 30 or so villages of Primošten’s rural hinterland the visitor will find hearty plain food and good red wine Babić produced from an indigenous grape, surrounded by nature and the quiet, original way of living.

All the sport-recreative activities are near the residence .

Sport-recreative activities:

  • Beaches in all the town, for all the preferences and needs (pebbles, rocks and small parts of sand)
  • Pedal and canoe rent on the peninsula
  • Deckchair rent on the peninsula
  • The Islands of Primošten archipelago are very close to the town, ideal for day boat trips – it is possibile to rent a boat in town center and in Marina Kremik (2 km from the center)
  • Tennis courts
  • Mini Golf
  • Ping - pong
  • Soccer/basket field
  • Walking, footing, cycling trails
  • Open air shows and concerts


  • Supermarket
  • Pharmacy
  • Bank
  • Post office
  • Newsstand
  • Butcher
  • Fruit and vegetables market
  • Market with souvenirs, jewerly, beach objects, toys, herbalist
  • Honey, olive oil and wine sales
  • Bakery
  • Restaurants
  • Fast Food
  • Bar
  • Patisserie
  • Hairdressers
  • Aesthetics/Massage

Attractions near Primošten:

Šibenik 26 km
Trogir 26 km
Split 60 km
Zadar 100 km
Ruins of Ancient Salona 60 km
Plitvice Lakes 200 km
Kornati Islands organized trips with departure from Primošten
Krka Cascades organized trips with departure from Primošten
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