The island of Murter is the largest island in the Šibenik archipelago. It has been connected with town Tisno with bridge since the 19th century, and has modernized over time. The bridge is of the lifting type, thus enabling road and sea traffic. The island is only 20 kilometers away from Vodice.
There are four picturesque places on the island of Murter: Murter, Tisno, Jezera and Betina. Murter has been inhabited since ancient times, as evidenced by the remains of medieval and ancient buildings. The first inhabitants were the Illyrians.
The island abounds in beaches. It is the closest location to the Kornati islands, so you often start tour through the Kornati islands from Murter. It is often called the “Gate of Kornati”. Murter is the right place to enjoy the natural beauty with the few gastronomic delicacy. You should visit the fortress of Turet, walk through the city center, climb the lookout and learn more about traditional boats – gajeta.