Town of Krk – the centre of the Island of Krk
The town of Krk is the administrative, business, political and economic centre of the island’s inhabitants, and on the other side, a proper tourist location of rich and interesting history with numerous sights, beautiful beaches and other natural attractions. Get to know and explore “the golden” Island of Krk and dive in all the adventures it has to offer.
Historical heritage of the town of Krk
The over two thousand year old fort, surrounded by walls, leaves everyone breathless!
The town of Krk is specific by its narrow, long and short streets, and walking through them won’t leave you aloof. If you take on exploring the town, you will definitely notice the cathedral, which is, along with Frankopan castle, the most famous historical monument. Former defense points, Kaštel in Kamplin, Kula on the shoreline and the Town’s Hall in the main town’s square are also well preserved.
Archaeological site Volsonis, which functions as a café bar nowadays, requires a special emphasis. It is where the traces of Roman culture are preserved at its finest. The café itself is incorporated into the Roman walls, so your total experience is influenced by all your senses. You should also visit café Mate, where you can see the preserved Roman mosaic of the mythical creature Triton.
Tourism of the town of Krk
As a tourist town, Krk offers a large amount of quality accommodation, from apartments, hotels to campsites. Apart from being the island’s centre and a quality tourist location, Krk is also a port you can sail from and organize excursions to nearby islands or hidden, secluded beaches.
Numerous beaches will thrill even the most demanding! From city beaches to secluded ones, everyone can find a corner of their own by the sea, and the cleanliness of the sea is proven by “blue flags”, proudly flying on as much as 5 local beaches.
If you’re the kind of person that likes to combine activity along with sightseeing and relaxation, you’re in the right place. Generally, the Island of Krk offers numerous cycling and hiking trails of different lengths and difficulties but the green peninsula Prniba close to the town of Krk is an ideal place for cycling or hiking if you are staying in the town of Krk. Several kilometers long, unpaved trail in its natural surrounding will absolutely dazzle you. Read more on:
Don’t forget to taste traditional island food in one of the best taverns or restaurants. Bon appétit!