Tours in Croatia by Secret Dalmatia

Duration: half day

Difficulty: easy

Location: Šibenik, Zadar, Split

Available all year round

Stories of Šibenik

Walking tour of Šibenik

Quiet Šibenik sits at the gateway to both the stunning Kornati islands and Krka waterfalls National Parks, making it an ideal base for exploring central Dalmatia or a perfect en route break on your journey along the coast. Secret beauty of Šibenik hasn’t been recognized yet but its recent fame as filming location for the wildly popular Game of Thrones hit series may be a game changer! Explore the oldest native Croatian town on the Dalmatian coast while you walk through Šibenik Old town highlights, enjoying its architecture, tumultuous history and rich culture.

  • This tour is fully private and on request only.
  • Tour includes collection from your hotel, villa or private accommodation by our professional English speaking chauffeur in a comfortable luxury sedan car or passenger van, local guide and entrance tickets.
  • Tour can be added to a transfer between destinations such as Split and Zadar or combined with the Skradin region and/or Krka waterfalls National Park.
  • Bring your camera, comfortable shoes, hat and sunscreen in the summer months.
  • Please advise if you have any mobility issues so the tour can be adjusted accordingly.
  • OPTIONAL: We recommend to complete your day with a ‘one of a kind’ experience, wine paired meal with famous chef Rudi Štefan at his renowned “Pelegrini”, repeatedly voted as the best restaurant in Croatia. Available at additional cost.

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What you'll see on this tour

Discover Šibenik’s Medieval and Renaissance beauty and join us on our private walking tour that shows you some of the most stunning examples of  architecture in the country. Explore the charming network of marble streets and hear the local stories of the city that was hit hard during the 1990’s conflict.

Your tour of the Old Town takes you to unique medieval garden, carefully restored after over 10 years of abandonment and one of only a few in Europe. Discover what hides behind the impressive fortification walls that protected the city for centuries. You will also visit UNESCO heritage site, cathedral of St. James, one of the jewels of Reneissance architecture.

Enjoy spectacular Šibenik, in the heart of Dalmatia!

Quick Info


Zadar, Split



Distance to attraction


Split: 87 Km
Zadar: 88 Km





Juraj Dalmatinac


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A private Šibenik tour is an intimate and immersive experience that offers a unique journey through the cultural and architectural history of this captivating Croatian city. Our tour showcases the medieval and Renaissance beauty of Šibenik, the oldest native Croatian town on the Dalmatian coast.

This fully personalized experience begins with a collection from your accommodation by a professional English-speaking chauffeur in a luxury vehicle. You’ll be introduced to a local guide who will accompany you through Šibenik’s picturesque marble streets, revealing its tumultuous history and vibrant culture. This comprehensive private tour includes visits to a unique medieval garden restored after a decade of abandonment and the iconic fortification walls that have guarded Šibenik for centuries.

You will also explore the UNESCO World Heritage site, the Cathedral of St. James, one of the most outstanding examples of Renaissance architecture in Croatia. This ‘private Šibenik tour’ is more than just sightseeing; it’s an invitation to live and breathe the rich tapestry of Šibenik’s past and present.

Šibenik is a gem in the heart of Dalmatia, often overlooked for the more frequented cities like Dubrovnik or Split. However, a ‘Šibenik tour’ offers you an authentic Croatian experience with fewer crowds, allowing you to appreciate the true essence of Dalmatian history and culture. The city is rich in architectural wonders, from the cobbled streets of the Old Town to the grandeur of the Cathedral of St. James.

Additionally, Šibenik’s strategic location provides easy access to the breathtaking Krka waterfalls National Park and the stunning Kornati islands, making it an ideal base for exploring central Dalmatia. A Šibenik tour also gives you the option of pairing it with transfers to other popular destinations like Split and Zadar or combining it with a visit to the nearby Skradin region.

Our ‘private Šibenik tour’ is meticulously crafted to provide an unparalleled exploration of Šibenik’s heritage and beauty. Unlike generic ‘Šibenik tours’, our private tour ensures a tailored experience that caters to your specific interests and pace.

Along with the must-see historical sites and architectural wonders, our private Šibenik tour offers optional add-ons like a gourmet experience at the highly acclaimed “Pelegrini” restaurant. Here, you can indulge in a wine-paired meal prepared by renowned chef Rudi Štefan, making your visit to Šibenik truly unforgettable.

We prioritize our guests’ comfort and convenience, offering services such as hotel pick-ups, professional local guides, and private chauffeurs. We also accommodate any mobility issues to ensure the tour is accessible to all. Our private Šibenik tour isn’t just about seeing the sights; it’s about creating an immersive and enriching journey through this magnificent city in Croatia.


Šibenik, like much of Croatia, experiences a Mediterranean climate with warm summers and mild winters. The city truly shines from late spring to early autumn (April to October), when the weather is most suitable for exploring the town’s historic sites and nearby natural parks. However, keep in mind that summer months (July and August) can be quite hot, so it’s essential to bring a hat, sunscreen, and comfortable shoes for the tour.

Our private Šibenik tours are conducted in English by professional local guides, well-versed in the city’s rich history, architecture, and culture. Their profound knowledge and engaging storytelling will surely enhance your tour experience, making the stories of Šibenik come alive.

Absolutely! Our private Šibenik tours are highly customizable according to your interests. Whether you’d like to spend more time at a particular site, enjoy a leisurely stroll through the Old Town, or prefer to combine your tour with a visit to Krka waterfalls National Park or Skradin region, we’re here to tailor your experience to your preferences. Just let us know your wishes, and we’ll do our best to accommodate them.

Yes, we can indeed accommodate dietary restrictions at “Pelegrini.” Chef Rudi Štefan and his team are committed to providing a gastronomic experience that caters to all guests. Please inform us of your dietary requirements in advance, and we’ll ensure a delightful dining experience tailored to your needs.