Murter offers its visitors serenity, with its crystal clear sea, ancient olive groves, the climate of the unique Kornati Islands, and the coves nestled within the dense pine forests.
Murter was first discovered in 1273 and labeled as a “Large Village”. Today, it is a tourist destination with 2000 inhabitants, which offers its visitors a wonderful holiday. The town of Murter is surrounded by the hills of Raduč (128 m) which is the highest peak of the island, St. Rocco (Vršine) (70 m) and Gradina (62 m). At the top of St. Rocco is a stunning Church which offers amazing views of the Island and at the foot of Gradina lies the settlement of Colentum which was founded in ancient times.
Even though Murter is a rural settlement, throughout its time, it has initiated, nurtured and preserved the high standards of cultural, especially folk and spiritual expression. The story of Murter as it once was is preserved in the authentic stone arched streets, simple houses, stone walls covered with ivy, combined with a modest but innovative ingenuity in the old part of Murter.
Numerous cultural, entertainment, and traditional events makes staying in Murter even more fun. Once you experience the history, culture, natural beauty and breathtaking landscape of Murter, you will be unable to resist coming back again. Murter offers its visitors serenity, with its crystal clear sea, the ancient olive groves, the climate of the unique Kornati Islands, and the coves nestled within the dense pine forests.