Tourist and cultural center
Tourism in Murter
Located at the entrance to the Kornati Islands, Murter is an attractive spot for yachtsmen, and all lovers of quiet relaxation. Murter has a large number of sandy beaches along its coastline (Čigrađa, Slanica, Podvrške...), as well as numerous interesting destinations in its vicinity (the national parks: Kornati, Paklenica, and Krka; the nature parks of Telašćica and Vransko Lake; the cities of Zadar, Sibenik, and Split).
While in Murter, You can stay in following hotels: hotel Colentum and hotel Borovnik.
History and culture of Murter
The island was first mentioned by Pliny the Elder under the name Colentum. The city had the typical Roman architecture, multi-storey buildings, water tanks, thermae etc. The beginnings of tourism in Murter date back to the 1930´s, when Czech Villa was built in Slanica cove.
Places in Murter
Tisno Is the youngest town on the island. It is situated at the point where the island of Murter almost touches the land with which it was connected by a bascule bridge in 1832.
Betina Thanks to its location and well- kept architecture, Betina is considered to be one of the most beautiful places in the Adriatic.
Jezera Is the smallest town on the island of Murter. In recent times, Jezera have developed into one of the strongest fishing centres in central Dalmatia.
Murter Is a settlement on the northeast part of the island of the same name. Just west of the town of Murter is the Slanica inlet where guests will find beautiful beaches.