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The island of Prvic is situated in the central part of the Adriatic, close to important air, land and sea routes; on the sailing route between the Northern and Southern Adriatic, at the southern approach to the Kornati Archipelago, and near the mouth of the Sibenik channel.


map of island Prvic

The island is about two square kilometres in surface, three kilometres in length, and ranging from 500 to 1200 metres in width. It is low and cultivated. It has two villages (Prvić Luka and Šepurina), with a little over a hundred inhabitants each.

The island's shoreline varies from rocky to sandy beaches, attracting guests from nearby towns on the shore.


land and sea routes

There is a ferry line to both Sibenik and Vodice, faring five times a day. Sibenik and Vodice lie on the old Zadar-Sibenik-Split road, and the new Zagreb-Split highway is only a couple kilometres away. The Zadar and Split airports are both under 50 kilometres away.

Sibenik archipelago


In the near vicinity of Prvic are some popular tourist destinations: Murter, Vodice, Primošten, as well as the cities of Zadar, Sibenik, Trogir, and the national parks: Kornati, Krka, Paklenica, Lake Vrana.

The nearby islands are real pearls among the Dalmatian islands, and are regarded by yachtsmen as the most pleasant sailing location.

And we mustn't forget to mention the inland villages of the Sibenik and Zadar region. Small agricultural communities still keep the spirit of the Mediterranean.
You can get to the island of Prvic by using the ferryline from Vodice or Sibenik. The seatrip from Sibenik is very interesting, because the route includes the Sibenik canal, and offers a view of the coastal stronghold of St Ante. Check the timetable here, or call the Jadrolinija offices at Sibenik at +385 (0)22 213 468, or check their internet site. Or you can also hitch a fare with the boat owners from Prvic, who often go grocery shopping to Vodice. They can be found mornings at the Vodice Marina.


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