Primosten is a small town located on two small picturesque hilly peninsulas, Primosten and Raduca, in Dalmatia. Striking natural beauty of the area, authentic fishing village atmosphere, rich cultural heritage make Primosten a perfect destination for adventurers who are looking for a calm and relaxing place, enjoy good food, learning about history and have some rest from the turbulence of modern lifestyle.

Tourism

Take a walk around the old town’s narrow streets and marvel at the many medieval houses. Explore the beautiful painting of the 15th century Parish Church St. Juraj located at the highest point of the town and enjoy the stunning marine scenery that opens at the church cemetery. Learn everything about vine industry at Bucavac vineyard, acknowledged as a UNESCO heritage site. Try the famous local red Babic wine and buy some olive oil. Buy exceptionally good home made honey and honey products at Gracin honey shop. Go eco-fishing on the board of JADRAN III fishing boat or catamaran sailing. Marvel at the Statue of Our Lady of Loreto on the hill nearby Marina Kremik and fall in love with the panorama scenery. Go diving at one of the 50 diving locations at Pongo Diving Center. Have fun and learn about the local culture at Primosten fiesta organized on the first week of August. Take a pretty picture near the state of the Fisherman with a Cat. Take a look at the religious parades at the fest days of Our Lady of Porto on July, 27th and Our Lady of Loret on May 9th and 10th. Explore local culture and folklore at Primostenske Uzance folklore festival in the middle of the summer. Have fun from dusk until dawn at Aurora, the largest disco complex in Dalmatia. Go for a day trip to one of the amazing natural parks located nearby: Kornati National Park, Krka National Park or Plitvice national Park. Shop for unusual souvenirs at Galerija Art of Metal.

Primosten is also famous for its pebbly beaches and crystal clear azure waters, so don’t forget to visit its lovely beaches. Primosten beach is located close to the old town area and is perfect for swimmers. Pebbly Velica Raduca beach offers a charming view of the town and has a shadowy area under the pine trees.

Food and drinks

Savor fresh Adriatic fish and Dalmatian cuisine at Konoba Primosten, Konoba Jerko, Konoba Papec or Konoba Galeb. Enjoy the sunset while listening to traditional live music at Torkul. Spoil yourself at the elegant Kamenar restaurant or Gastionica Varos. Try the best crabs, lobsters and clams at Marina tavern at the waterfront. Sip a glass of wine at modern Agape Kitchen & Wine restaurant and try tapas. Socialize and have fun at Legends Pub and try Dalmatian prosciutto at Francos.

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The name of Primosten originates from Croatian word “primostiti”, which means “to connect with a bridge”. Primosten originally was an island, but in the 16th century the inhabitants connected it with the mainland via a bridge to protect themselves from the Osman attackers.