St. Michael Fort

Ugljan, Croatia

St. Michael's Fortress dates from the 13th century and it was built by the Venetian Republic. The island's highest point, rising to an elevation of 265 meter above sea level, is easily visibloe from Zadar. Although in ruinous state, the Fortress is favourite place to visit, thanks to its magnificient view over Zadar archipelago and Kornati National Park.


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Founded: 13th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in Croatia


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Tracy Simpson (3 months ago)
The best views I have ever seen! Beautiful place with beauty all around. Not very good health and safety at the fort - climb the walls at your own risk! We did though, and the views were worth it. Easy parking right by the fort. The ferry was quick and easy and the fort a 12 minute drive from the ferry. Go!
Rocky Shilly (3 months ago)
Looks like a challenge but it actually an easy-mediate climb. Amazing view from the top.
Bartosz Klukaczewski (4 months ago)
The views are stunning what makes the hike really rewarding. I took a bike rented in Preko. It was hard, with moments where I needed to walk but manageable. Going down was pure fun though. Remember to take some water with you as there are no facilities at all.
Niks - (4 months ago)
If you like nature you will love this place. I would recommend you go with car but it's also great for hiking. It's free. Best view of islands.
Matija Mikec (5 months ago)
Not worth the hike. Its a different story if you're driving. The view is really good, however the Fort itself is rundown, and dangerous to walk around.
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