[Šibenik, Croatia] – Prepare to be enchanted by Šibenik, a captivating city on Croatia’s stunning coastline. With its rich history, natural wonders, and picturesque setting, Šibenik offers a unique and immersive experience for cruise travellers seeking an extraordinary destination.
Explore the ancient secrets of Šibenik’s old city, which served as the iconic city of Braavos in season 5 of the renowned TV series Game of Thrones. Immerse yourself in its fascinating past as you wander through narrow streets, marvel at the breathtaking architecture, and discover the city’s proud heritage.
Nature lovers will be in awe of Šibenik’s proximity to two national parks. Just a short distance away, Krka National Park welcomes visitors with its stunning waterfalls and captivating landscapes. The Kornati National Park, with its remarkable archipelago, offers a true maritime paradise for boating enthusiasts and nature enthusiasts alike.
Šibenik’s small-scale and unspoiled port is a hidden treasure in itself. With its two piers accommodating ships up to 228 meters and the outside anchorage of Zablaće catering to larger vessels, the port provides a seamless and delightful experience for cruise travellers.
Boasting a rich maritime history, Šibenik proudly stands as a gateway to exploration, with 44 calls and 15,368 passengers in 2023 alone. The port anticipates 97 calls throughout the year, welcoming an estimated 35,000 passengers. The arrival of MSC Armonia marked a significant milestone as the first MSC ship to anchor at the Zablaće anchorage, showcasing Šibenik’s ambition to become the region’s premier small port.
In line with its commitment to providing exceptional facilities, Šibenik has invested significantly in a new maritime passenger terminal. This state-of-the-art terminal sets the stage for a seamless and enjoyable experience for cruise travellers, with a total investment of €8,210,384.52 (54.02% financed through EU funds).
Šibenik is poised to become a must-visit destination for cruise travellers, offering a perfect blend of history, culture, and natural beauty. Whether exploring the enchanting old city, immersing oneself in the nearby national parks, or enjoying the warm hospitality of the port, Šibenik promises an unforgettable experience for all.
MedCruise will celebrate the 67th General Assembly in Šibenik in 2025!