Island Murter is small island situated in the North Dalmatian group of islands, which contains almost 40 % of all Croatian islands and is the densest archipelago in Adriatic. Island Murter is located between towns Šibenik and Zadar. 6 meters away shore and connected with it by a bridge, the island Murter is very easy to reach, which makes it even more attractive. It is possible to take a tour around island by bicycle. Between small places Tisno and Jezera exists a boardwalk passing through the pine wood and along the coast, ideal for a walking or jogging.
There are four settlements situated on the Island Murter - Murter, Jezera, Tisno and Betina.
Biggest part of the island Murter is covered with very old olive trees and fig-trees, which are the main traditional crops grown by the locals. Since they have settled there, the present - day residents of Murter have come a long way from being stock breeders, fishermen, farmers and wine growers to chefs, caterers and travel agents... Mean land, which used to be the cause of hard life and poverty, has turned into an attraction - sandy bays have become the most visited beaches, and National park Kornati Islands have been recognized as one of the most beautiful landscapes in the world.
On the island there are all kind of beaches and the most beautiful is sandy beach Slanica in the Slanica bay in the NW of island. Beaches around small town Tisno are situated outside of town in the direction of place Jezera along the boardwalk, the beach is rocky with an part with terraces. On the other side, in the direction of small town Betina, there's a very nice gravel beach. Cruising around the island with boat, in the southern side is possible to reach a peaceful bays where isn't possible to come by road.
Marinas on island Murter