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New 110-kilometre pilgrimage route to open in Šibenik

New 110-kilometre long pilgrimage route to open in Šibenik

The Cathedral of St. James in Šibenik (Photo credit: Grad Šibenik)

Organised by the Šibenik Tourist Board and the Brotherhood of St. James, with the support of the Šibenik diocese,”Camino Šibenik week” will take place from October 18 to 23. 

During “Camino Šibenik week”, the new 110-kilometre pilgrimage route from Marina to Pirovac in Šibenik will officially open.

Camino Šibenik is part of the network of Croatian and European routes of St. James (Camino de Santiago) that lead to the shrine in Santiago de Compostela. Pilgrims from Šibenik have been going on this route since 1203.

The Camino de Santiago is a network of pilgrimage routes of St. James, which are under the protection of UNESCO and the Council of Europe. More than 1.5 million people walk the Camino routes in Europe every year. 

The renovation project of the Croatian pilgrimage routes leading to Santiago de Compostela began in 2019.

During the six days of the “Camino Šibenik Week” event, pilgrims from all over Croatia and several European countries will walk this new route for the first time and get to know the rich heritage and natural beauty of Šibenik-Knin County.

Camino Šibenik is a project organised by the Šibenik Tourist Board and the Brotherhood of St. James with the support of the Šibenik Diocese as well as the Tourist Boards of Marina, Primošten and Vodice. 

The Brotherhood of St. James is the official Croatian representative in the central Camino institution – the Confraternity of St. James in Santiago de Compostela.

The Cathedral of St. James in Šibenik, which is on the UNESCO World Heritage List, is the episcopal seat of the Šibenik diocese and is also the most important architectural monument of the Renaissance in the Croatia.

Camino Šibenik

Marina – Rogoznica (21 km)
Rogoznica – Primošten (16 km)
Primošten – Vrpolje (20 km)
Vrpolje – Šibenik (14 km)  
Šibenik – Okit – Vodice (20 km)
Vodice – Pirovac (17km)

More details about “Camino Šibenik Week” can be found on the official website. 

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