Coast Of Istria

  • Where to stay: nudists and lovers of silence, peace and an authentic atmosphere of the middle ages — in Vrsar; — romantics in Rovinj; party goers in the Pool. Porec, due to the fact that picturesquely stretched along the coast, is equally well suited for the evening festivities (settle closer to the center) and fans of privacy (your destiny — South of the resort). Active and sporty tourists will like in Medulin, family — Rabac, Lovran or Novigrad. To combine a holiday in Croatia with a trip to other countries whether in Umag Is the closest resort to the border with Slovenia and Italy. Finally, your guests are waiting for the green Opatija and island of Krk with its sandy and pebble beaches.
  • What to see: the Amphitheater in Pula, Euphrasian Basilica in Porec, a city of artists — Rovinj, scenic Plitvice lakes but also green and very beautiful island of Krk and Brijuni. You can also go on an excursion to the capital of the country — ancient, atmospheric and cozy Zagreb, or head to nearby Italy: on the ground in the old Trieste or on the ferry to the beautiful Venice.
  • You may also be interested in Greece, Italy, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Montenegro.
  • The most popular cities and resorts in the country: Dubrovnik, Zagreb, poreč, Pula, Split.

Car hire in Croatia Dubrovnik enjoyed recently steady popularity among travelers. This particularly applies to online booking when the traveler chooses and orders cars in advance, even from home.

Entertainment and attractions in Krk

Bored tourists on the island have tennis courts, volleyball and basketball courts, and various water sports will make a pleasant variety to the guests. Local restaurants, bars and cafes offer a rich selection of national dishes as well as dishes typical only for this region. The island also opened several diving clubs, including the international.

The nature of the island is very beautiful. One of the attractions is the most visited Croatian cave Biserujka, opened in 1834, it lead tours, during which you can see numerous stalactites and stalagmites.

Krk is a Paradise for history lovers: there is Old Russian Church, featuring a simple and sleek architecture, the Roman mosaic, found in many villages of the island, the prehistoric monuments of the Illyrian culture. It is interesting to see the ruins of the ancient Roman city of Fulfinum, which is located near the village of omišalj and the Church of St. Lucia in the town of Jurandvor. The island is considered the cradle of Croatian literacy up to the present day preserved interesting monuments of the past. The famous Bašćanska table, the oldest monument of Croatian literacy, was found near the town of Baska. It is a stone slab with the records in the Croatian language, built into the floor of the ancient Church.

Almost any point of the island is visible angel figurine that adorns the bell tower of the Cathedral of the assumption of the virgin Mary.

It’s worth seeing the town Vrbnik — it is located on a high cliff surrounded by the sea on one side and vineyards on the other. The vineyards may be called the symbol of this city depends on its welfare. The fact that in Vrbnik wine is produced, in particular, popular white “Vrbnicka Zlahtina”, the grapes for which grow only here.

You can also take a tour of the island’s largest city of Krk. Here we should pay attention to the defensive structures: the walls and the Frankopan castle with its characteristic Medieval round tower (12th century). The Cathedral was built in the 5th century and still is not only a city ornament, but also a remarkable historical monument.

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