Geographical and Historical Position

Located near the spring of the Krka River, 55 km from Šibenik and between the borders of Bosnia, Lika and Dalmatia, Knin has always been an important crossroad of the paths connecting the hinterland to the coast. As the most powerful fortified town in Dalmatia, the most prominent seat of Croatian kings and the excellent viewpoint that openly reveals entire Dalmatia, Knin has had considerable importance for all Croatian people, plainly seen in several grand nicknames like "The Royal Town", "The Key to Croatia" or "The Gate to Dalmatia", e.g.

Do not miss

  • Setting Foot on the Famous Knin Fortress and Exploring the Surrounding Area
  • See Lake Burum and the “Colourful” Lakes (Šarena jezera in Croatian)
  • Enjoying Excellent Conditions for Extreme Sports on Imposing Dinara Mountain


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