Murter is a small tourist town and seat of the municipality Murter-Kornati on island Murter in central Dalmatia, Croatia.
It covers the northwestern side of the island and is about 10 nautical miles away from Kornati islands.
Murter has about 2,000 permanent residents, including about 30 permanent inhabitants of the Kornati islands.
Murter island was inhabited in prehistoric times and in the time of the Illyrians, Liburnians, and Romans, who lived on the island, and they have left clear traces of their presence.
The architectural remains of Roman buildings, port facilities, and mosaics speak of the importance of the island in ancient times.
Once mainly a fishing village, Murter today is more oriented towards tourism thanks to the untouched nature, beautiful beaches, clear waters, and National Park Kornati.
In the center of town, there is one hotel, but by far most of the accommodation is offered in private apartments, rooms and holiday homes.
Almost every house in Murter has apartments and rooms fully equipped for the reception of guests.
Robinson accommodation is offered at the 10-nautical miles distant Kornati islands, which are mostly owned by residents of Murter.
Besides tourism, the locals are engaged in fishing and agriculture which is usually reduced to the production for personal use.
The most important is the production of olive oil, wine, and figs.
On Murter, you can relax on a sandy beach Slanica and Podvrške, and apart from these popular beaches, there are also beaches in bays Cigrada and Luke
Cousine is rich and varied, with plenty of bars, taverns, and restaurants offering local specialties and freshly caught fish with local olive oil
Do not forget to visit the National Park Kornati, the pearl of the Mediterranean, in which there are daily organized one-day boat trips
In the center of Murter is the administration of the national park Kornati
If you happen to be in Murter on September 8, you will be part of the famous local celebrations and festivals
Thanks to three marinas, one of which is in Murter, and two on the Kornati, Murter is important nautical center on the Adriatic
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Private accommodation in Murter on the island of Murter
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