Island of Krk - Tourist destination info

Island of Krk - Vacation ideas

Krk is a unique island in many respects, attracting our attention with its exceptionally rich history, culture and natural beauty. It forms a harmonious whole with all the features that distinguish it from the area in which is located and therefore itis sometimes called "a continent" (...)

Krk is located in Kvarnerski zaljev (the Quarner bay), in the immediate vicinity of the city and the port of Rijeka. Although it is located in the north, the Mediterranean climate gives it warm summers and mild winters which is one of its important tourist trump-cards.

Most Croatian islands are not well connected with the mainland (there are too few boat lines), which is not the case with this island. Krk can be reached from various sides: from the sea (by boat or swimming), which is fairy obvious because all the islands are sorrounden by the sea (...); from the mainland - because after the construction of the bridge, Krk practically became a part of the mainland (with a suitable toll for crossing the bridge); and from the air, because Rijeka airport is located on Krk, near Omišalj. (...)

Source: The island of Krk (an illustrated guide)