KRK Island – the golden island
With a surface area of 405.78 km, Krk is one of the largest islands in the Adriatic Sea. It is also the northernmost island in the Mediterranean Sea and the island closest to the European mainland.
The 1430 meter long Krk Bridge, built in 1980 and boasting an impressive appearance harmoniously blended with the picturesque island landscape, connects the island with the mainland.
Its closeness and accessibility, along with the beautiful historical tales and its interesting past, make Krk both amazing and mysterious, one of the most visited islands in the Croatian part of the Adriatic.
It was called the “insula aurea” or the Golden Island already in the ancient times due to its golden nature, sunsets, beaches, forests, rocky and karst landscape, olive oil, wine and honey.
The island of Krk offers beaches for pets and nudist beaches located in natural bays with crystal clear sea bringing the man close to the nature.
The island of Krk is also the island of Blue Flags. There are 15 beaches proud to wave the Blue Flag as the best evidence of clean sea and coast with high standards of services.
This beautiful island can be explored throughout the year. One can learn about the various island settlements hiding centuries – old monuments of culture, museums and galleries, or stroll along its romantic walkways by the sea, or have a hiking experience along the wild goat trails of its rocky surroundings offering a magnificent view of the nearby hills and the neighboring Kvarner Bay islands (Rab, Cres and Lošinj).
Lovers of good food and wine will enjoy the tastes of the well – known Krk cuisine, the noble Vrbnička žlahtina and Valomet, a unique seaside sparkling wine.
Take advantage of the benefits that the entire island offers you in its rich and diverse accommodation, tourism, wellness, outdoor and hotel & restaurant offer.
The Golden Island of Krk invites you – may it be your island too! WELCOME!
By Ente del turismo l’Isola di Krk