Meet Murter and discover all of its charms

Murter is an island with rich history and beautiful surroundings. Its sandy beaches, with crystal clear sea, will make your holiday unforgettable. Take advantage of everything this place has to offer, and believe us, it has a lot to offer.

Murter is the largest town located on the island of the same name, situated between Sibenik and Zadar, at the entrance to the Kornati islands. The island is connected to the mainland in Tisno, by a drawbridge. Three national parks are situated near the island of Murter: NP Kornati, NP Paklenica, and NP Krka, and two nature parks: Vransko Lake (Vransko jezero) and Telascica.

In history, the island of Murter was first mentioned by Pliny in the first century, under the name “Colentum”. At that time, in the northwestern part of the island was an ancient Roman settlement, called “Colentum”. It is assumed that the newcomers, the Slavic tribes, had found the ancient ruins and settled there. The town of Murter was first mentioned in 1273.

The Murter area has 2698
hours of sunshine per year.
The whole area of the Kornati islands and Murter has almost the same climate.
The average sea temperature in the summer is 23,7°C
The average temperature in January is 6,3°C
The average temperature in August is 24,7°C
  • The most common wind in this area, during the summer is mistral – blowing from the west ( 70 – 90 % of total windiness), and it soothes the summer heat.
  • Murter is located in the belt of moderately warm or Mediterranean climate. Characteristics of this climate are warm and dry summers, and mild and wet winters.

Touristic place Murter has developed from the 30’s up to now into a tourist center of the Middle Adriatic. Murter is surrounded by beautiful sandy beaches and bays with crystal clear sea and the perfect place for the rest and recreation. Murter is (among the other ) known for its wooden boat building, so that every year during the season, the traditional regatta with Latin sail and rowing regattas are held. Murter’s offer includes, in addition to the marina and nautic tourism, various possibilities for accommodation, excellent restaurants, a variety of sports and recreational facilities, a variety of opportunities for recreation, including our offers and our services. Murter is a very attractive holiday destination, especially as the starting (and the closest) point for the Kornati National Park.

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