Primošten is a town in Croatia situated in the south, between the cities of Šibenik and Trogir, on the Adriatic coast. Set upon a little island linked by a bridge to the land with stone houses and narrow lanes in Mediterranean style, with many bays, islands, and peninsulas, a place with the extraordinary sea. It is built on a hill and is dominated by the parish church of St. George. Primošten has around 3000 inhabitants. The economy is based on farming, growing of vines and olives, fishing and tourism. Primošten has a mild Mediterranean climate and is naturally sheltered from the winds.
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4 INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT PRIMOŠTEN:
1) Life in this region dates back to VII century BC
2) In 2007. Primosten won a gold medal and reward Golden Flower of Europe for the urban and horticultural decoration of settlement.
3) Full of nightlife & amazing restaurants
4) Orson Welles loved Primošten and he even bought a house here
Must see attractions in Primošten
Lady of Loreto
One of the biggest shrines to the Virgin Mary in the world is taking shape in the town of Primošten near Šibenik on the Dalmatian coast. The 17-metre high statue of Our Lady of Loreto was placed on its base on Gaj hill overlooking Primošten. The statue was designed by architect Aron Varga and mosaic artist Milun Garcevic.
St. George Church Tower
All narrow streets between the stone houses lead to the top of the hill, which houses the parish church of St. George. The church dates back to the 15th century and has been edited and upgraded several times to this day. Next to the church is an old Primosten cemetery with a beautiful view
The well-known Primošten vineyards, with their distinctive composition of vines, stone and sea have become recognizable in entire world. They are often called the “stone lace” as they are entwined with kilometres of dry-stone walls the field labourers have been building since ancient times. They are an ode to human labour and persistence. It has once been calculated that if only one man was to build the walls and was working 8 hours a day, it would take him around 1200 years!
Primošten is all about eating quality food
Presenting few restaurants, cafe, and market where you can expect only superb food, produce and amazing dishes for good prices. Everything you need for gastronomic superb experience
Šarićevi dvori (ethno village)
Šarić Courts serve to exemplify agritourism and the renovation of old stone cottages which have been rejuvenated by the Šarić family, thus returning to their chambers the scent of Dalmatian herbs, ancient recipes and traditional Dalmatian dishes which perfectly accompany the famed Babić wines, also from Primošten and protected by UNESCO.
Konoba “Torkul” exists since the year 2001. and follows the culture and heritage of Primošten and Dalmatia. With our dalmatian cuisine and ambiance, even with our name, we are trying to show our guests rich spirit of Primošten’s past and so we became an important part of catering and touristic offer of Primošten and Dalmatia.
Tavern Marina is situated in a typical Dalmatian house with a stone facade in the heart of the old Dalmatian fishing village on the peninsula Primosten. House is situated beside the sea and gives you a unique opportunity to enjoy in beautiful sea view. The decoration of the house and tavern is a charming blend of comfort. Who could resist this view?