Pirovac is a small town 23km north of Sibenik and lies in the Pirovac inlet. Pirovac is popular for its developed nautical tourism because of its many inlets where visitors can set anchor and enjoy the town's untouched nature. Stinica, Vrulje, Vrilo, and Makirina are just some of the inlets which surround Pirovac with their beautiful beaches and clear blue sea. The mud found in the inlet of Makirina is a healing agent which tourists can make use of. Just 5km north of Pirovac lays the Park of nature Lake Vransko which is an ideal place for sailing yacht charters and also sports fishing as well as wellness tourism. The townspeople’s main occupations are fishing, growing olive trees and producing olive oil. Along with these occupations, they also offer accommodation (apartments and rooms).
Of course for best way to visit this corner of Croatian coast is chartering a sail or motor boat. This small town was first mentioned in the year 1298 and was known as Zloselo. In the centre of the town lies a partially preserved wall from the 16th century as well as the church of St. Jurja built in the year 1506. On the nearby island of St. Stjepan (Sustipanac) lay findings which date back to roman times, as well as remains of an old Franciscan monastery. Pirovac is surrounded by two national parks: Krka and Kornati. Tourists are attracted here by coves Sitnica, Vrulje, Vrilo (with its gravel beaches) Makrina where findings of healing mud, that is used for thalassotherapy, were found and beautiful lake called Vransko Jezero, known as a place where some of the most unknown and the most exotic birds live. Owning to the stream which circulates around the bay, the water here is approximately 3 to 4 grades Celsius warmer than average along the Adriatic coast. Along the bay of Pirovac there are many inlets, sandy beaches and the islet of St. Stephen ( Sustipanac ) situated westwards. Pirovac is ideal starting point for unforgettable excursions to the Kornati archipelago and river Krka. It is very exciting place to spend your holidays, and also a place where you definitely cannot get bored. The biggest advantages of this little town are beaches with the warmest and the cleanest sea in the world. Apart from some twenty or more restaurants offering fish and meat specialities and summer sports events, Pirovac offers all you need for a pleasant holiday. This is what you will be told by every tourist or visitor of Pirovac who regularly visit this place… You can be sure that the mild Mediterranean climate will suit you even in spring and in autumn.