Heaped up on an island that’s joined to the mainland by a short causeway, PRIMOŠTEN, 20km south of Šibenik, is enchanting when seen from a distance, although the place comes over as blandly packagey once you get up close. Its main attribute is the ultra-clear water that laps the pebble and rock beaches of the wooded promontory north of town, where there are also a number of hotels. The landscape around Primošten is famous for having preserved a patchwork of dry-stone walls, vineyard plots and olive groves that has changed little for centuries. Much of the Šibenik region’s best Babić wine is produced around here, and you should definitely make the effort to down a glass or few of the stuff if you are sticking around here for an evening or longer.

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