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Holiday in Knin city in Croatia

Knin

Located on the north part of Dalmatia, Knin is a very ancient city, famous for its royal rock on the top of the hill, which dominates the view on the city and goes far away as the Dalmatian coast and, on the other side, to the beautiful mountains of Croatia. Knin traces back its history to the mediaeval era, and since then the fortress has protected the city and its inhabitants, giving to Knin a sense of magical atmosphere. Moreover, from Knin you will have the possibility to visit easily the other beauties of Croatia.

More about Knin

Knin, as we were saying, is a very old city, conquered during the centuries by different governors and emperors, from Venetian to Turkish, from Austrian to finally the Croatian empire. The Sveti Spas fortress is the symbol of the city and with its 2 km of wall is considered one of the biggest fortresses in Europe. From this point of view it is possible to admire the whole city, the mountain and part of the Dalmatian region. After the visit to the fortress, which is a must, you can walk around the medieval city, discovering the cultural events held during the year in Knin and visiting the traditional restaurants where you can eat some real delicacies from Croatia. A holiday in Knin will give you the possibility to discover ancient traditions, the history of the Balkan area and it can become a starting point for a tour of the splendid cities and natural spots in Croatia.

Highlights

  • Sveti Spas. Five buildings, two kilometers of walls and a magnificent view. The fortress of Knin is really a must for every kind of tourist!
  • Krka National Park. The park that surrounds the city of Knin and that comprehends the Krka River attracts every year millions of tourists. Inside the park, you will find beautiful waterfalls, lakes, canyons and a cave, which is also an archeological site.
  • Sports. Thanks to its location, Knin is also a perfect site for the sportive tourists! The proximity with the mountains makes Knin a city where you can find activities such as cycling, horse riding, climbing, canyoning and many more!
  • History. A part from the fortress, the whole city is a witness of the past. It is called also the key to Croatia, for its historical importance, which you can learn visiting the museum and walking around the city.
  • Food. Well, after all these activities, you will need a full recovery! So, try the Croatian ham, a specialty of Dalmatia in one of the many traditional restaurants in the city!

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Sveti Spas. Five buildings, two kilometers of walls and a magnificent view. The fortress of Knin is really a must for every kind of tourist!
  • Krka National Park. The park that surrounds the city of Knin and that comprehends the Krka River attracts every year millions of tourists. Inside the park, you will find beautiful waterfalls, lakes, canyons and a cave, which is also an archeological site.
  • Sports. Thanks to its location, Knin is also a perfect site for the sportive tourists! The proximity with the mountains makes Knin a city where you can find activities such as cycling, horse riding, climbing, canyoning and many more!
  • History. A part from the fortress, the whole city is a witness of the past. It is called also the key to Croatia, for its historical importance, which you can learn visiting the museum and walking around the city.
  • Food. Well, after all these activities, you will need a full recovery! So, try the Croatian ham, a specialty of Dalmatia in one of the many traditional restaurants in the city!