Rogoznica true gem of Dalmatian coast

Rogoznica Travel guide

Story about Rogoznica small fisherman town located in a heart of Dalmatian coast dates back in 1390 when mainland part of town was already populated. Current center of Rogoznica is located on a peninsula that is the former island of Koper which is connected with the mainland part by artificial mound built in the second half of the 19-th century.

Greater part of the Koper island is covered with forest while the inhabited part is characterized by picturesque old stone houses reflecting the spirit of the old Mediterranean and life as it was in this part of Croatia. Rogoznica is well known among yachting enthusiasts as one of the most beautiful and safest ports. Local population are mainly engage in farming, fishing and last two decade turism due to the fact that town is became one of the most popular small towns on Dalmatian coast. Rogoznica is a popular tourist spot on the Dalmatian coast in Croatia that lies in the southernmost part of the Sibenik-Knin County, in a deep bay sheltered from wind, located about 30 km to south from Sibenik.

Rogoznica is well known as the safest marina on this part of the Adriatic sea, so it is safe to berth small and large boats in marina “Frapa” with 420 berths is one of most beautiful marinas on the Adriatic. Town is ideal starting point if you are planning to visit nearby national parks: National Park Krka, National Park Kornati and Plitvice lakes or or the historic Croatian cities of Split, Sibenik, Trogir and Dubrovnik.

rogoznica marina frapa yacht

Rogoznica cultural heritage and nightlife

From cultural heritage of Rogoznica here are just some of the spots that worth visiting: Church of St. Nicholas, Church of St. John of Trogir, the parish church of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Heaven, Lady of the Chapel and the ruins of fortifications built by the French above town. Rogoznica is known for its long and gorgeous pebble, concrete and stone beaches, you can be sure that you will something that meets your needs. One of the “must be seen” places is natural phenomenon of salt lake called “Dragons Eye”. Lake was created 10,000 years ago after last ice age and it has a distinctive flora and fauna.

rogoznica dragon eye lake

Entertainment – can be easily found in some of many caffe bars like “Zmajevo oko” wich is famous for its coctel bar and private restaurants where you can taste local cusine and best fish menue. During summer season there are many entertaining and cultural parties one of best known is traditional Fishermen night. For lovers of night’s entertainment we recommend you to visit the discotheque “Aurora”. Club working season is from May to September each year, and it had capacity around 5000 people.

Aurora is one of Croatia’s largest and most famous discotheques, meeting point for thousands of young people who arrive from all over Croatia, Europe and other parts of the world! Discotheque is comprised of two different levels : including 3 dance floors, 6 bars, open air dance floor, modern ’chill-out’ lounge room with : cocktail bar , pizzeria , steak house , biliards and best chill out music in the region.

How to arrive to Rogoznica ?

Town is situated 35 km from Sibenik and 55 km from Split.

By car: you should take the local road after turning from Adriatic main road (M2, E65) or after exiting from the highway (A1) in Sibenik just follow the directions to Primosten or Trogir.

By plane: Split Airport is located 28 km from Rogoznica.

By Bus: There is quite large number of bus lines connect Rogoznica with other larger cities Trogir, Sibenik and Split.

From the sea: “Marina Frapa” have capacity 420 berths, so there should not be a problem to find a berth for your yacht.

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