Silba Tourism

Silba (pronounced [sîlba]; Italian: Selve) is an island in Croatia with an area of 15 km2, northern Dalmatia, south-east of Lošinj, between the islands of Premuda and Olib. It has a Mediterranean climate with 2570 hours a year of sunshine. Most summer days are hot, bright and clear with light westerly Maestral wind cooling the island in the afternoons. Silba has an area 15 square kilometres (6 sq mi) in the shape of number 8, with the village of Silba located at the narrowest point in the middle. It takes only around 10 minutes to walk the 600 m from the north-eastern harbour of Mul to the south-western harbour of Žalić (Zhaleech). Officially, Silba's population is 292, but it varies seasonally; from a few hundred, mainly pensioners, in the winter, to several thousand during summer months. Many have jobs and properties on the mainland. There is also an influx of tourists during the summer months as tourism is now the main economic activity on the island. The whole island is a pedestrian zone, no traffic is allowed with the exception of vehicles supplying the local businesses. Zadar is Silba's mainland administrative center; it is part of the Zadar County.


A place in Croatia, Silba is an interesting place to visit, given its unique culture, history and character. When planning a trip to Silba, make sure you visit its near-by prime city of Zadar. Add Zadar to your vacation plan, it has an interesting bunch of activities to do on your visit like Sea Organ, Paklenica National Park , The Greeting To The Sun. Get in the character of the city, this city requires at least of 1 to 2 number of days of exploration.

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    • Cost of Living Index 60.8 (Low)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 13.64 (High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 50.18 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Silba

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.15 USD
    • International Movie per seat 4.6 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 91.99 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 76.66 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 76.66 USD

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