Primošten with more than 2000 inhabitants is situated
- Pressure: 1011 hPa
- Humidity: 100 %
- Wind: 2 m/s
- UV index: 1
History and monuments
The island has been inhabited since prehistory. After the Turkish invasions to Bosnia in 1463, inhabitants of the villages of Prhovo, Siroke and Krusevo escaped to safer sanctuaries and settled down on a little island called Gola Glava at the end of 15th century. This island was situated near the coast. This village has been known as Primošten since
Excursions in the region Primosten
Swimming and beach Primosten
Primošten is suitable especially for lovers of a calm and romantic holiday. You can find beautiful pebble beaches there, surrounded by pine forests, with warm and clear sea water, with a graduate entry to the sea suitable both for children and non-swimmers. You don´t need to be afraid of sea urchins as they don´t live at this place. The beach is provided with new showers and changing-rooms. The local beaches are always perfectly clean. You can also find beaches with rocks and cliffs available for scuba diving and for clients looking for privacy. There are a lot of hidden corners where everybody can find their own place.
Primošten and its neighbourhood offer a friendly environment of old fishing villages, calmness, romantic places and amazing nature.
Primošten offers a rich choice for lovers of active holidays – tennis, beach volleyball, basketball, rental of water-sports equipment or bicycles and pedal quadricycles. There are some bicycle paths in the neighbourhood. There are schools of diving and underwater fotography, you can enjoy snorkeling, parachute jumping, sport fishing, water-skiing, yachting, walks and hiking. You can play minigolf, bowling, skittles, petanque, table tennis. It is possible to make boat trips, fishing trips, to visit local attractive national parks, historical towns and other tempting places.
Traffic information PrimostenAirport Split - Kaštela
Zračna Luka Split - Kaštela, Cesta dr. Franje Tuđmana 96, P.P.2, 21210 Kaštela, Chorvatsko
tel.: +385 21 203 555, fax: +385 21 203 422
Croatia Airlines Split - local branch Split, tel.: +385 21 203 183
Bus station Makarska A. Starčevića 30, Makarska
tel.: +385 21 612 333, Trajekt Jadrolinija Makarska
Obala K. Tomislava, Makarska
tel.: +385 21 611 977
tel.: +385 1 987, tel.: +385 21 611 987
Cultural events and evening life
The little square behind the entrance gate becomes a place of evening cultural events such as performances, live music and traditional dances, religious celebrations and other social events and cultural programmes.
An evening walk along the embankment of old Primošten and then up the hill towards the church of St. George will emphasize your holiday experience. In Primošten, there are restaurants with local specials, bars, taverns, discos, cake shops on parades, Italian restaurants, shops, day and evening markets, parks for children with a lot of attractions, playgrounds on the beach, entretainment programmes, little tourist trains.