Drniš - FURTHER INFORMATION
Drniš - Drniš visitor guide showing a virtual tour of 'Drniš' linked to an interactive map with local and travel information. 360° panoramas from Šibensko-Kninska županija.
The town of Drniš lies about half way between Šibenik and Knin in Šibensko-Kninska županija in Croatia. In the middle ages the Croatian Nelipić aristocratic family built the Turnjina fortress here at Gradina. The location of Drniš is very strategic and has often been fought over.
In 1522, Drniš Ottoman Turks, whose mosques were converted to Baroque churches when the Ottomans were thrown out. Between 1918 and 1921, Drniš was occupied by Italian forces, and then transferred to the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes. During the Croatian War of Independence, Drniš suffered heavily as it changed hands between the Croats and the Serbs, with each side inflicting heavy casualties to the other ethnic group's population and systematically looted their surrounding towns.
Drniš - Tourist AttractionsDrniš is set in beautiful countryside and is not far from the attractions in Šibenik and the Adriatic coast.
TRAVEL DIRECTIONS AND GETTING THERE
Car: Drniš is at the junction of the 33 and 56 roads, 33km west of Šibenik, 25km south of Knin and 10km north of Ružić.
Train: Drniš Train station
Flight: Split Airport, 38km from Drniš.