Primosten | Sailing Guide Croatia

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A town with a port and tourist center in an exceptionally beautiful natural setting protected from northerly winds. It lies on a peninsula between the Raduca and Primosten Bays. The main economic activities are agriculture, wine growing, olive groves, fishing and tourism. There are large beaches in the bays. In front of Primosten lie several off-shore islets. The slopes in the background are covered with the famous Primosten vineyards. Primosten is one of the most picturesque small towns on the Adriatic and a very famous Dalmatian tourist center. The old town core is characterized by a network of narrow streets, and there are hotels and a marina to the north and the south. There is a naturist beach on the island of Smokvica. The summer months are marked by numerous traditional entertainment and cultural events. In the 16th century, the islet settlement was connected with the mainland by a bridge. The name Primosten is derived from the Croatian word »primostiti«, which means »to bridge«. It was surrounded by a wall with towers which were removed in the 19th century. Today, Primosten is connected with the mainland by a causeway. The Church of sv. Juraj (St. George) from the 15th century was reconstructed in 1760. The local port is protected from northeasterly and northwesterly winds.

KREMIK MARINA (022) 570-068 - It lies on the well-protected northern part of the Petes Bay. There are 260 berths at the quay and the pontoon piers, and 150 spaces for dry storage. The depth of the sea is 7 m. Facilities include a repair shop, a 10-ton lift, and a nearby car park for 200 cars.

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