The town Primosten is beautifully situated on an islet between Sibenik and Trogir and is not least because of the harmonious connection of its old town with the modern tourist center a popular destination on the Croatian Adriatic. Approaching Primosten from the coastal road, the place presents itself as on a postcard idyll from its most picturesque side.
Already in the 16th In the 19th century, the people fleeing inland from the attacking Turks greatly appreciated the insular position of Primosten. They surrounded the place with a protective fortification, of which today, however, only a few remains of the wall are available. After the Turks were banned, Primosten was first connected by a bridge and later by a causeway to the mainland. Today, only the historic old town of Primosten is located on the island, while the modern city with the tourist centers has settled on the mainland for reasons of space. The towering church Sveti Juraj from the 15th century is already visible from a distance. Century the hallmark of the place. From here you can let your eyes wander unhindered over the slated roofs of the town, whose color is an impressive contrast to the deep blue of the sea. Worth seeing are the sarcophagus of Bishop Arneric and the local cemetery next to the church. At the city gate is with bakery and small supermarket quasi the commercial center of the historic town, while you can relax along the waterfront in the numerous restaurants and cafes. A stroll through Primosten leads through picturesque streets past beautiful, but rather simply built town houses. Especially in the evening, the coastal town with its typical wine bars is very atmospheric and sociable. Even gourmets will get their money's worth in the local restaurants, as Primosten is considered by connoisseurs as a small gourmet paradise.