The island of Murter is located in the Dalmatia region and is about 30 km north of Sibenik. On the island there are the towns of Tisno, Jezera, Betina and the town of the same name Murter. The people of the island of Murter have been living mainly from fishing, seafaring and agriculture for generations. That is why there are plenty of good restaurants on the island of Murter that will provide you with culinary delicacies.
Murter is the main town on the island of Murter and is located in the Dalmatia region about 42 km south of Biograd na Moru. The Hramina Bay is very popular with boaters, as the large Murter marina of the same name is located here. In the Slanica Bay is the popular sandy beach Slanica, which is extremely popular with the locals as well as families with children. Around the Slanica and the other beaches of Murter there are varied sports and leisure opportunities for active holidaymakers and for children.
In the evening you can discover and enjoy Murter’s excellent island cuisine in the restaurants and taverns. Seafood, freshly caught fish and meat dishes, prepared in typical Croatian style and accompanied by local wine, are real culinary delights. After that, it’s up to you whether you want to end the evening quietly or spend it in good company. One of the most beautiful locations for this is the terrace of Cafe Bar Sirena on Luke Beach.
The Tureta fortification is located above the Tarac field in the south of the island of Kornat. It is one of the best preserved fortifications from the time of the Byzantine Emperor Justinian. Tureta is the only fortification on the Croatian Adriatic from the 6th century that has not been demolished over the centuries.
The Turetta Fortress
At the foot of the hill is the Church of St. Mary. Today only the apse and part of the foundation walls of the church are preserved.
Remains of the Church of St. Mary
Remains of the ancient city of Colentum can be found near Murter. Most of the ruins are underwater, below the Gradine Mountain, in the north of the Hramina Bay. The city of Colentum probably had its heyday during the times of the Roman emperors Nero (approximately between 37 and 68 AD) and Vespasian.
Ruins of the Roman city of Colentum
There are several diving centres for everyone who would like to discover the underwater world around Murter. We can recommend the diving center Najada Diving in Murter. The diving center is also authorised to conduct dives in the neighbouring Kornati National Park.
Quiet, idyllic fishing spots or out on the sea for big game fishing – numerous opportunities await anglers and sport fishermen in Murter.
Fishing and Big Game Fishing
For hikers and runners there are many beautiful paths that lead along the sea. The island also offers varied routes for cyclists. On the island of Murter and the surrounding area, you can go on many beautiful bike tours. You can get hiking and cycling maps from the Murter tourist information office.
Hiking and Cycling Tours
Stringent cleaning procedures are already in-place across all boats globally for the well-being of our crew and guests. These will be further enhanced to meet government guidelines in the UK and Italy which are in place in July 2021 in relation to the COVID pandemic. These will include temperature checks prior to boarding; hand-sanitising stations in public areas; additional deep cleans of public areas including decks; social distancing if required. With each catamaran’s capacity at a maximum of 10 people including skipper and chef, if required in August, guests would remain in catamaran bubbles during visits to vineyards and other on-shore activities.