Grebaštica

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Grebaštica is a picturesque settlement 15 km towards south from Šibenik, located by the Adriatic road called Magistrala, in a deep bay near the peninsula of Oštrica.

Grebaštica was for the first time mentioned in 1298 as "Grebac". The remains of Roman buildings prove that a Roman settlement existed here. A stone lid of a Roman sarcophagus was found in the village cemetery near the church of Sts. Petar and Marija, and some remains of the Roman road in stone can still be seen.

The most significant historical monument of this area is definitely a very well preserved defensive wall with loop-holes built in 1497. It's about 6-9 m high and 60-80 cm wide, it baffles the whole peninsula, and its main purpose was to protect the inhabitants from the Turkish attacks.

Today there are 837 inhabitants living here, whose traditional occupations remained still preserved: olive-growing and cattle-breeding. Year after year Grebaštica gets more and more attention of the visitors due to the quality of tourist offer in the area, which adds to the economy of the settlement.

Located in a bay with crystal clear sea Grebaštica is suitable for family vacations.

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