is only about a half mile far from the mainland which makes it the closest of all the islands in Sibenik archipelago, to the coast. It is a natural extension of the island Zlarin
which is proved by numerous underwater shallows and the Razenik promontory as well as the islet of Lupac. It covers total of 2.37km2 spreading from the north point of St.Lucy's to the south point of St.Anthony's 3.1km in length.
It was populated in the early Middle Ages and it name, probably derives from Prvica or Prvina which is a name for the God of spring
of the first Croats. It was more intensively populated in the 15th ct. when on this island many refugees from the mainland who fled from the Turkish invasions, found safety. First settlement they founded was Luka and soon after that Sepurine was founded.Prvic
Luka is situated on the eastern side of the island in a natural harbour of St.Luke's which is well sheltered from the winds. After the old Croatian friars came here in 1461, they started building St.Mary's church with the monastery.
Sepurine is situated on the southwest side of the island. Close to the seafront the church of St.Rock's was build and completed in 1620. Its wooden altar is richly decorated in baroque ornaments. A new parish church of Our Lady was built in 1878 and the oldest church is the one of Annunciation dated 1479 and renovated in 1878.
Former inhabitants of Prvic
were agicultors and cattle breeders in spite of the fact that the fertile soil was on the mainland around Tribunj
and not on the island. Their cattle grazed on the nearby islands of Tijat and Zmajan. Today's inhabitants mainly work in Sibenik industry but they still cultivate the traditional plants like figs, olives and wine grapes and are skilled fishermen.
has become a tourist destination. It is well connected with the nearby places by daily ship lines that connect Sibenik
-Vodice. Sunny beaches, shady Mediterranean pine forrests and old stone houses close to the seafront attract numerous visitors specially those who appreciate peaceful holidays and cosy atmosphere. From Prvic
you can enjoy a beautiful view over the nearby archipelago, clear sea and picturesque bays and coves enabling you to relax.thoroughly. Accomodation can be found in private rooms and apartments.
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