Destination guide

Šibenik-Knin County, a gateway to dazzling Dalmatia

Home to medieval monasteries, lush national parks and one of Europe's most enchanting Old Towns, Šibenik-Knin County is full of surprises. Stay by the coast and you can bask on golden beaches and cool off in the crystalline water for which Croatia is famous. Spend your evenings sipping local wine and devouring a cornucopia of fresh seafood. Venture inland and you'll find pretty villages, ancient cathedrals and cascading waterfalls. Whatever makes you tick, Šibenik-Knin County vacation rentals provide a great base for exploring this ravishing slice of Dalmatia.

Things to do

Island hopping in Šibenik-Knin County

In Šibenik, all roads lead to St James's Cathedral, a magnificent 15th-century feat raised entirely from stone. The Šibenik City Museum offers a glimpse at the city's ancient past, while the white stone of St. Michael's Fortress looks striking against the aquamarine Adriatic Sea. Beyond exploring the city, Šibenik is a gateway to Kornati National Park. The islands are best explored by scenic boat tours which showcase bays, beaches and reefs. While day trips are a treat, Šibenik-Knin County vacation rentals unlock access to a breezy collection of villas on popular islands such as Pasman and Otok Zut.

Activities

Get lost in Šibenik-Knin County's medieval Old Town

It may be overshadowed by cities like Zadar and Split, but Šibenik doesn't scrimp on charm. It's easy to spend hours getting lost in the Old Town's labyrinth of stone alleys and sun-dappled squares. Today the historic buildings house a mix of artisan boutiques, traditional taverns and bougainvillea-clad cafes. Planning a city break in Šibenik? Šibenik-Knin County vacation rentals showcase a stunning line-up of properties in the heart of the Old Town. For a secluded stay, escape to the countryside, where you'll find luxury villas complete with private pools, spacious living areas and sweeping views.

Weather

Summer beach breaks in Šibenik-Knin County

As is the case in most of Europe, summer brings high season to Croatia. Šibenik-Knin County enjoys a sunny Mediterranean climate, with temperatures spiking in July and August. If you're craving a dose of sand and sunshine, escape to one of the beach towns strung along the coast. Šibenik-Knin County vacation rentals make the most of the sunshine with flower-strewn terraces and sparkling ocean views – perfect for lazy brunches or a sunset glass of wine. June and September are sweet spots, with gorgeous weather and thinner crowds.

Natural features

Chasing waterfalls in Šibenik-Knin County

Stretching from the mountains to the sea, Krka National Park is a wonderland of cascading waterfalls. Don't miss Skradinski Buk, which tumbles down a rocky limestone outcrop and into an emerald-green pool. The hour-long loop boardwalk is a great way to work up a sweat before cooling off in the water. Kids will love getting up close and personal with raptors at the Sokolarski Center, which rescues hawks, eagles and more. The Aquarium Terrarium Šibenik is another great place to break up a few days of beach hopping, home to sharks, rays and a kaleidoscope of tropical fish.

Where to stay around Šibenik-Knin County?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 5,928 vacation rentals near Šibenik-Knin County. From 613 Houses to 257 Villas, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Šibenik-Knin County for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Šibenik-Knin County?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Šibenik-Knin County. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Šibenik: 7,327 vacation rentals
  • Primošten: 4,874 vacation rentals
  • Tisno: 3,263 vacation rentals
  • Rogoznica: 5,598 vacation rentals
  • Ražanj: 3,566 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Šibenik-Knin County! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Šibenik-Knin County?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Šibenik-Knin County:

  • Šibenik: 7,327 rentals
  • Primošten: 4,874 rentals
  • Tisno: 3,263 rentals
  • Rogoznica: 5,598 rentals
  • Ražanj: 3,566 rentals

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Can I find easy-access vacation rentals when traveling by plane to Šibenik-Knin County?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of vacation rentals near airports. The airports with a large selection of vacation rentals in Šibenik-Knin County are:

  • Split Airport (SPU): 12,482 vacation rentals
  • Brac Airport (BWK): 11,531 vacation rentals
  • Zadar Airport (ZAD): 9,177 vacation rentals

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Šibenik-Knin County?

HomeAway offers a large selection of rentals near lovely places in Šibenik-Knin County. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Podvrske Beach: 5,060 rentals
  • Krka National Park: 2,816 rentals
  • Primosten Beach: 9,278 rentals
  • Medieval Mediterranean Garden of the Monastery of St. Lawrence: 6,422 rentals
  • Skradinski Waterfalls: 5,403 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Šibenik-Knin County listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection.

Explore destinations around Šibenik-Knin County

Šibenik
7,327 vacation rentals
Primošten
4,874 vacation rentals
Tisno
3,263 vacation rentals
Rogoznica
5,598 vacation rentals
Ražanj
3,566 vacation rentals
Vodice
4,175 vacation rentals
Murter
3,399 vacation rentals
Dvornica
4,474 vacation rentals
Grebaštica
4,245 vacation rentals
Skradin
3,061 vacation rentals
Pirovac
3,036 vacation rentals
Jezera
2,804 vacation rentals
Tribunj
3,266 vacation rentals
Brodarica
3,677 vacation rentals
Zečevo Rogozničko
3,846 vacation rentals
Betina
3,727 vacation rentals
Jarebinjak
4,161 vacation rentals
Kornati
2,804 vacation rentals
Srima
3,444 vacation rentals
Žirje
2,269 vacation rentals