Krk, called the "golden island", is the largest island and one of the favorite destinations of the Adriatic. Especially popular among Slovenians and Austrians is situated in the Kvarner Bay in the vicinity of Rijeka while connected to the mainland by the Krk Bridge. The approximate number of inhabitants is 20,000 and bigger known towns are Malinska, Baška, Omišalj, Punat, Njivice and town Krk. If you are interested in a charming refuge with numerous hidden bays and smaller number of tourists, then we definitely suggest you to visit Glavotok.
Krk is an island rich in cultural and historical heritage. Thanks to its location is an excellent starting point to visit the many attractions of the northern Adriatic. Due to the proximity of the remaining islands of Kvarner boat trips are very convenient. You can visit the surrounding islands Cres, Lošinj, Rab and Pag or go on picnic trips that include swimming and frequently are destinated to smaller islands such as Plavnik, Grgur and Goli Otok. Don't miss nearby national parks Plitvice lakes, Risnjak and Northern Velebit or excursions in Gorski Kotar, Venice and Istria.
The island of Krk is a favorite turist destination because of the beautiful landscape, peaceful surroundings, numerous beaches and hidden bays that can be visited by boat, wonderful, really clean sea, relaxed atmosphere, good restaurants offering freshly caught fish and because of the rich tourist offer for families with children. Like most of the islands Krk as well comes to life in spring and summer. Island of history and culture offers numerous cultural events so you can experience island's traditions, events, festivals and concerts of modern and classical music or simply go and have fun on one of the village feasts.
Interesting information about island Krk: on the island of Krk is the narrowest street in the world, on the island 1,100 years ago was created the birth certificate of Croats - Bascanska ploca, which was found in the church of St. Lucija, the city Krk is also called city of Frankopans.