Located 15 kilometres from Šibenik, Skradin is a romantic Mediterranean town with narrow cobbled streets, passages, arches and stairs and is located at the entrance to Krka National Park. Its history dates back two thousand years, accounting for the notable archaeological sites in the local vicinity. The entire town of Skradin is a protected cultural heritage monument.
The location of Skradin at the entrance to the Krka National Park makes it one of the most important nautical destinations in the Adriatic and one of the most important tourist destinations in Croatia.
It is located on the right bank of river Krka and all until recently has been hiding its beauty sheltered in a natural bay. Today, Skradin’s charms may be seen by any traveller making a stop at the most beautiful rest area of the Zagreb-Split highway and the beautiful bridge from which an unforgettable view may be admired. With its beauty, Skradin has been attracting many conquerors in the history, being devastated on several occasions. It was ruled by old Liburnian, Romans, Goths, Venetians and Turks.
There is a famous ACI marina, often visited by the most famous people in the world, as well as the entrance to the Krka National Park, from where you can visit the attractive Skradinski buk, Roški waterfall and the Franciscan monastery Visovac on the island of the same name.
The most popular events are those during the summer season, such as the Skradin Klapa Festival in August, the Krka Half Marathon and the Agritourism Fair in the spring, and the Ultra Challenge in the fall.