Spring break on the island with a rich history

Spring break on the island with a rich history

Category:
Sightseeing Tips
Published at:
15 March 2018

Winter is leaving us slowly and gives way to spring and nicer and warmer weather. Sunnier days entice us to go out for a walk, enjoy the pleasant temperatures and socialize more with friends and family. Couch and the blanket are replaced by outdoor activities such as running, cycling, hiking...


Spring on the island Krk

Easter holidays are the right opportunity for a family to be together and to use well a few common days. If you choose to stay in the most northerly of the islands, you have the opportunity to feel the first rays of spring at sea. The Mediterranean climate and excellent traffic connections make island of Krk one of the most ideal places on the Croatian coast for a shorter (or longer) breaks.

Easter holidays on island Krk can be carried out through an active holiday, driving many bike trails or hiking to the lunar plateau near Baska. But if your ideal vacation yet contains less physical effort and more research of culture and traditions we suggest you to spend a pleasant time visiting many churches and other religious buildings on the largest island in the Adriatic.

Kosljun - cultural monument island

Not far from the town of Krk, in the next bay, is Košljun island where back in ancient times a mansion was built. In this nature reserve with about 400 plant species is a Franciscan monastery and Church of the Annunciation of Mary from the 15th century. After the death of the last of the Benedictine abbot, Franciscans from Krk have moved the island and the Benedictine church was enlarged, rebuilt and consecrated. The monastery has operated as the first high school which introduced the Croatian language in Istria and Kvarner. Nowadays, on the island there is a permanent exhibition of religious art and ethnographic museum in which are preserved many valuable artifacts that the monks acquired for centuries. The monastery also has a rich library with about 30,000 books.

In the south of the island, near Baska, is place Jurandvor with the early Romanesque church of St. Lucia. The church keeps the most important monument of the Croatian language and literature - Baska tablet. It is written in Croatian letter - Glagolitic (around 1100.). On the hill and on the remains of the former town there is the church of the Mother of God, which is from the 16th century Our Lady's shrine of Krk island and is reachable by a 237 votive pillars from bottom to the top of the hill.


Nowadays, the island Krk known as a tourist destination whose arranged and equipped beaches, beautiful and clear water and moderate temperatures attract many tourists throughout the year. Having these advantages of the island in mind, it is quite understandable that many tourists choose it as their vacation spot.



Recent Posts

On the island of Krk you can have both - active vacation / pure hedonism
On the island of Krk you can have both - active vacation / pure hedonism
We can say that the island of Krk is the most accessible island in Croatia. It is connected by road and sea with its center - the town of Krk.
Accommodation on Krk for digital nomads
Accommodation on Krk for digital nomads
Digital nomads are people who work and travel to different places on a regular basis. They use modern technology to work from cafes, hotels, co-workin...
What is the best time to book a house for vacation?
What is the best time to book a house for vacation?
In these cold days, the only thing we dream about is the sun, the sea, vacation etc. It's not bad to think about a vacation, but it would be even bett...
The island of Krk offers everything - a vacation close to civilization, but also a vacation away from civilization.
The island of Krk offers everything - a vacation close to civilization, but also a vacation away from civilization.
Explore what opportunities for vacation offers you island of Krk.
The spring has made its way to Krk! What to expect?
The spring has made its way to Krk! What to expect?
Learn more about spring gastronomy, activities and the beauties of the island of Krk in the springtime!
Why is a holiday in a villa the best choice for groups?
Why is a holiday in a villa the best choice for groups?
Private holiday villas offer a level of luxury, privacy and other amenities that other forms of accommodation simply cannot.
What are the advantages of early bookings?
What are the advantages of early bookings?
One of the most common dilemmas when planning a vacation is to book sooner or later?
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year 2021!
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year 2021!
We want you to spend Christmas in safety, surrounded by the love and warmth of your family. May the new year bring you all the best!
Why is the late autumn and the beginning of winter the best gastronomic time on the island of Krk?
Why is the late autumn and the beginning of winter the best gastronomic time on the island of Krk?
It'll be a few months before this year' s wine will be ready, but these few months is an exceptional opportunity to taste the olive oil at its peak.
Top 5 of the best biking trails on the island of Krk!
Top 5 of the best biking trails on the island of Krk!
There are hundreds of kilometres of designated cycling paths on Krk, from the simpler and more accessible road trails, medium-demanding trekking trail...
Get In Touch

Send a Message

Please enter your firstname
Please enter your surname
Please enter valid email
Please enter your message
All legitimate inquiries will be answered within 24h of receival. If your question hasn’t been answered, please contact us at this number +385 91 797 3567
Contact
Krk Adria
Linardići 28/4
51 500 Krk, Croatia
info@krkadria.com +385 91 797 3567
logo
icon cookies

Krk Adria | Visit Krk Island uses its own and third-party cookies to improve our services by analysing your navigation habits.