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Go Higher: An ultimate guide for visiting fortresses

10.05.2024.

Visiting three Šibenik fortresses - St. Michael's, Barone, and St. John's - offers a truly distinctive experience. With one combined ticket, you can explore all three fortresses. The ticket remains valid for 7 days from the date of purchase, allowing you to plan your visit leisurely over 2 or 3 days.

Suggested Itinerary:

Day 1: Explore St. Michael's Fortress

Day 2: Visit Barone and St. John's Fortress

Getting to St. Michael's Fortress

Route from the City Center: Embark on a journey through Šibenik's charming city center, starting from the stairs near St. Jacob's Cathedral, right next to the City Hall. Meander through bustling streets adorned with traditional stone houses, and pause to admire the picturesque scenes of everyday life. Along the way, treat yourself to a moment of tranquility at the Medieval Monastery Mediterranean Garden of St. Lawrence.

Gorica Neighborhood Route: Immerse yourself in the heart of Šibenik's historic Gorica neighborhood, beginning at the quaint Mala Loža Square. Indulge in a leisurely coffee at the NaMaLo bar and keep an ear tuned for the melodies of live music that often grace the square on summer evenings.

Route from Barone Fortress to St. Michael's: Enjoy breathtaking views of the city as you make your way from Barone to St. Michael's. Pass through the charming Varoš neighborhood, known for its picturesque streets and musical heritage.

Exploring Barone and St. John's

On Foot: Prepare for a moderate hike as both fortresses are situated atop a hill. Begin your journey from Varoš neighborhood and enjoy a refreshing break at Barone Fortress. Then, take a scenic walk to St. John's fortress.

By Car: Easily accessible from the city center, follow the signs and park at the free parking area near Barone fortress. After exploring Barone, proceed to St. John's fortress.

Full Day Excursion

Start at St. Michael's, proceed to Barone, take a relaxing break, and conclude your day at St. John's, catching the mesmerizing sunset.

Embark on a journey through history and beauty as you explore the Šibenik fortresses, each offering its own charm and allure.

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Dragi posjetitelji,

u petak 14.lipnja Tvrđava sv. Mihovila otvorena je do 19 sati.
Hvala na razumijevanju!

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Dear visitors,

on Friday, June 14th, St. Michael's Fortress will be open until 7 PM.
Thank you for your understanding!