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Krk Picturesque Krk is often called the Pearl of Croatian islands. It is connected with mainland with a huge bridge that represents a unique architectural structure. The territory of the island is covered by dense forests, beautiful olive groves and vineyards rising close to the rocks.
The island of Krk has very interesting accommodation places, some of them will particularly impress fans of country rest and health tourism. The upscale Kanajt hotel in Punat is situated in … Open
There are several major resorts on the island that have long won popularity among fans of active recreation. Here you can find a wide variety of sports facilities, including basketball and volleyball fields, tennis courts and golf courses, as well as beaches for water sports. Gourmets will appreciate a large selection of restaurants and bars. Some of them offer guests the best national dishes and other exotic delicacies.
In the western part of the island there is the town of Malinska; a vast part of its territory is occupied by promenades. Walking through shady parks and alleys will bring a lot of fun. Haludovo resort is definitely worth a visit and it would take no more than ten minutes to get there. This is where fans of nightlife and discos will feel great. Dance halls, bars, night clubs and restaurants wait for visitors every night. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
The largest island of Croatia doesn't lack interesting culinary traditions and great restaurants, so even the most demanding gourmets would enjoy holidays on Krk. The gastronomic specialty … Open
Fans of fishing will like the village of Baska that is located in the south-east of the island. At the daytime you can relax on the beautiful pebble beach; after dark, trips on boats and yachts to the island of Rab are arranged for tourists. This is the local fishing place.
The cultural and historical center of the island is its capital, the city of Krk. At the center of the city there is Vela Plaza, which is surrounded by tall hills; curious ones may see houses of locals on their slopes. The city was the Roman Forum in the Middle Ages. The council, town hall and a beautiful stone well were built in that era. Among the religious sites the Cathedral built in the 12th century is notable. Not far away there is another religious attraction, the Basilica of St. Quirinus, as well as the Museum of Religious Art. No less attractive is the village of Baska, as it also features unique cultural and historical attractions. In between sightseeing tourists can relax on one of the pebble beaches. Every town of Krk is charming and unique.
Travelers who want to learn a lot about the history and culture of the island of Krk are recommended to visit it in late December. Every year before the start of the New Year, Medieval … Open
The travelers’ most favorite entertainment is the acquaintance with unique nature and historical attractions of the island. You can take more sightseeing tours in the summer. At this time, you can visit beautiful vineyards and olive groves. Another attractive feature of Krk Island is picturesque beaches that are visited by thousands of visitors in the summer.
The most popular beach is Vela plaza Baska. It is distinguished by a well-developed infrastructure and is suitable for family recreation. Despite the fact that the coast is pebble here, the entrance to the sea in this coastal zone is sandy. At the beach, there are a lot of rides and playgrounds for children, as well as a lot of restaurants and cafes. The main advantage of the beach is clean water.
Medieval fortifications and dense forests, old churches and museums, ancient ruins and priceless mosaics of the Roman Empire are the main attractions of the island of Krk. Numerous historic … Open
An excellent place for family recreation is the Rupa Beach. It is pebble and sandy too. Unlike its main competitor, it has a calmer and more peaceful atmosphere. The Soline Beach with a developed sports infrastructure is very popular with fans of active holidays. Near the coast, there are tennis courts, football fields, other sportsgrounds, and several children's playgrounds. There are also several popular disco clubs, so many young people always vacation at the coast. An interesting feature of this beach is deposits of healing muds located in its territory. Here, you can combine classic recreation with the safe care for your health.
Krk Travelers having an opportunity to visit Punat should certainly take a chance and take a boat trip. In this city, there is the largest yacht port in Croatia. Tourists can take interesting trips of various durations here. During such a boat trip, many attractions of Krk Island seem very different.
The mild Mediterranean climate and beautiful nature made the island of Krk the favorite destination among fans of eco-tourism. Walking through the local forests and exploring natural … Open
Local restaurants of the national cuisine are very popular with gourmets. They are called konobas and are very comfortable family taverns. You can visit such small restaurants literally in every town of Krk. At such restaurants, you can taste unique national dishes cooked according to secret family recipes. The most popular dishes here are grilled vegetables and fish and traditional pasta with seafood.
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Map of all castles
Survived castles around Krk
♥   Castle 'Zrinski-Frankopan Castle' , 0.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Drivenik Castle' , 24.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Fortress Nehaj' , 26.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Hreljin Castle' , 27.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Castle 'Nova Kraljevica' , 27.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all parks
National and city parks around Krk
♥   Nature Park 'Velebit' , 42.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Risnjak' , 45.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Forest Park 'Japlenški vrh' , 46 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Forest Park 'Čikat' , 55.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Forest Park 'Kašteja' , 56.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo

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Pulska Arena

From the series “Ancient Amphitheaters and Arenas, That Are Still Operational”
The reconstruction has been supervised by the world-famous architect Pietro Nobile. By 1932 the amphitheater has been fully prepared for large-scale events. Currently, the theater has 5000 seats. Visitors will have an opportunity to diversify the rest with a lot of interesting events. They can stroll through the underground rooms of the amphitheater, as well as look into the archaeological museum located on its territory. During the reconstruction of the arena, scientists discovered many unique artifacts that make up the museum's exposition. … Read further
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