Žirje the largest, most remote permanently inhabited island in Šibenik Archipelago. It`s located on 12 NM sailing NW from Šibenik, with an area of 15.08 km² and a population of nearly 100.
Žirje is unique for its numerous coves and a long coastline of 39.2 kilometers, with many beautiful islets in the surrounding. The coast of Žirje is well indented, with numerous smaller and bigger inlets that serve as a boat shelter. An ideal anchorage you can find in the bays like Mala and Velika Stupica, Tratinska, Muna, etc.
In the central area of the island is a vast and fertile field, while the village Žirje is in the northeastern part.
From ancient times, the inhabitants of Žirje have been involved in agriculture. They grow wine grapes, olives, figs, and vegetables, and also a popular sort of green plum. Fishing is playing an essential role in life people from Žirje, the sea around the island abounds in fish.
On the island, you will find the oasis of peace and tranquility, crystal clear, refreshing, and relaxing sea.