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Betina (island Murter) - Tourist Information
Betina (island Murter) - Tourism
On the island of Murter you can find small, populated place called Betina. This place has been populated since the time of the Illyrians. Nearby you can find old ruins of settlement of Colentum. You can rent a car in Betina and go there. There are around 700 hundred inhabitants living in the place of Betina. You can visit beautiful gravel and rocky beaches with childrens playground. Betina offers lots of accommodation, apartments and rooms.
Betina (island Murter) - Attractions
In Betina you can find small shipyard and it’s only activity is building wooden ships. It’s quite famous and oldest centre in Croatia that does wooden ships. From Betina you can take organized private or group car excursion or take car transfers to see the spring of the “Cetina River”, nature park “Lake Vransko” or beautiful “Krka” waterfalls.
Betina (island Murter) - Location and Climate
Climate in Betina is mild and generous. Winters are typical mediterranean, mild and sometimes rainy. Summers are hot with temperature exceeding over 30 degrees.
Betina (island Murter) - Useful tips
In summer times there are lots of happening in Betina. You can enjoy in vivid scenes of folklore festival. There is also water polo club called “Brodograditelj”. You can take Betina boat rentals or private boat transfers and come there and enjoy the game watching it from boat. Nearby, on the island “Sustipanac” you can find a monastery of the Franciscan friars which you can visit with Betina private boat excursions.
Betina (island Murter) - History
Long time ago there were Romans who had inhabited the place of Betina. Older villages on the island of Murter are Betina and Murter. The first time the word “Betina” was used, was in 15th century and then there was only living 15 people in whole Betina. The origin of the name “Betina” comes from old celtic word “bet” which means “mouth”. It carries that symbolic name because it has naturally formed harbour. The shape of harbour protects boats from winds.
Betina (island Murter) - Interesting Facts
During whole summer there are different kind of concerts held in centre. Also Betina has it’s own women futsal team called “Betina”.