First place on the island of Murter that you certainly shouldn't skip is Tisno.As a result of the local population retreating from advancing Turkish conquestors Tisno was founded in 1474. It was named after the narrow straits dividing island from the mainland. Tisno is situated at the point where the island of Murter almost touches the land with which it is connected by a bascule bridge.Accommodation is available either in luxury private apartments, hotel Borovnik situated in the centre or camp site Jazina.In addition, numerous bars, restaurants, dance terraces and an open air cinema provide entertainment.
Tisno is the most authentic place in the Murter island where is still possible to find the old stone houses and typical Dalmatian narrow streets or some original "konoba" with good wine, salty fish and Dalmatian smoked ham.The centre of the old town is on the island. Southeast from the bascule bridge and behind the last houses and the church of Sv. Andrija lays a rocky beachYour visit to Tisno will be remembered by endless beach side surrounded by extensive encircled pine forest, in places so closed to the sea giving you natural shadow.Tisno is inhabited mostly by olive-oil producers, fishermen, farmers, shipbuilders and seamen, however the most important industry is tourism.Romantic evening walks by the sea, delicious food and irresistible wine from the local vineyards and friendly people will make your visit enjoyable and unforgettable.