Town Krk is situated on the southwest coast of the island and because of its area of 107 km2 it's the largest city on the island, but also the administrative center of the island. It consists of 15 villages, and all togehter have 6243 inhabitants. The island of Krk is connected to the mainland airlines, sea, and since the bridge was built, land, and each destination on the island, including the city of Krk is very accessible.
Throughout history, the town of Krk, was a witness to the various authorities who run them from the Romans in ancient times right up to the Italians in the 20 th century. The impact of these rule throughout history can be seen from the well-preserved and rich cultural and historical heritage that Krk town possesses. The walls, cathedral, temple, squares, streets, and much more. Almost any renovation of old houses in the town of Krk, come up with new knowledge about the history of the town.
Tourism in the town of Krk
The main activity of the population of Krk is tourism. In the spring, summer and autumn months the city is full of tourists who recognize this location as a place for their vacation.
City seeks its facilities to satisfy all guests and complete their stay and to stay as pleasant as possible, the city has available campsites, hotels as well as quality private accommodation that is available during winter months.
Attractive restaurants on the waterfront as well as inside the city, will satisfy the most demanding ones. Lovely beaches and related facilities for children, parks, walk paths, events, of which emphasizes the Krk Fair, sports activities, nightlife, is also part of the tourist offer and Krk as tourist destination is really proud of it.
To make tourists stay as pleasant as possible, the hosts of this city are trying to fill their hospitality and kindness, and every guest is welcomed!
Punta di Galeto
This beach is about 10 minutes walk from the center of Krk. A beautiful, partly tiled sandy beach with several rocks surrounded by lots of shade. There is a children's playground and pedal boats and beach umbrellas for rent. The beach is therefore very suitable for families with children, and there are showers with fresh water. There are two bars along the beach that offer both food and drink, as well as ice cream for children. Parking is located nearby.
This beach is about 10 minutes walk from the center of Krk. Parking is available nearby. Surrounded by trees, it provides a natural shade even during the hottest days of summer. The seabed is sandy and the sea is crystal clear. The beach is pebbly and offers a beautiful view of the open sea. Restaurants and bars leave you the freedom to enjoy the charms of the sea and all-day spent without worries.
A beautiful, sandy beach with several rocks surrounded by pine trees and lots of shade. There is a children's playground, pedal boats, beach umbrellas and sun beds for rent. The beach is therefore very suitable for families with children, and there are showers with fresh water. This beach is about 10 minutes walk from the center of Krk. The beach is accessible by a well-maintained promenade that is protected by shade. The beach also offers a unique zip-line attraction set at the bay entrance. 50 meters from this beach is also Redagara (dog beach).
The town beach in Portapisana Bay is located in front of the eastern city gate of Krk and was one of the first landscaped beaches in the town of Krk. This beach offers a view of the old town with its beautiful cathedral. The beach is mostly concrete. There is also fine sand in one part, the perfect place for young children to have fun building towers. Nearby are many catering facilities, a children's playground, showers and a beach volleyball court. Parking is located at the beach.
It is located in the center of the town of Krk, right next to Camp Ježevac. The beach has beautiful access to the sea and is made of gravel with several rocks and concrete surfaces. It is perfect for bathing and sunbathing for the whole family and even visitors with physical disabilities. For the visitors, there are showers, sun beds, and a restaurant and in the absence of some more fun you can rent a pedal boat or kayak. From Porporela one can also enjoy the magnificent view of the castle and the bell tower of the cathedral.
Ježevac Beach is located in a camp near the center of Krk - 10 minutes on foot. The beautiful shady beach is surrounded by pine trees and consists of pebbles, sand or paved beach and crystal clear sea. Sports lovers can practice on the beach volleyball court or at a nearby sports center. There are beach umbrellas and sun beds for rent, showers and restaurants.
Mostly pebble beach, surrounded by woods rich in natural shade. There are two restaurants on the beach, for complete peace of mind. There is a possibility of renting pedal boats, and next to the beach there is a Sailing Club. If you walk a little further from the main beach, through a forest path, you will come across many bays that give you complete privacy and escape from the noise and crowds.
Redagara (dog beach)
Ideal for visitors with pets, it is located near the town of Krk (located between the bay Dražica and the naturist camp Politin). This beach was the first official dog beach on the island. It attracts visitors to its crystal clear sea. For pet owners this quiet and secluded bay is a perfect hit, as dogs can move around freely there while the owners can rest and lie in the sun.
The Prniba peninsula is located southeast of the town of Krk and is rich in splendid secluded beaches and beautiful hiking trails. Gravel paths separate to different bays. Parking spaces are available on the passage and under large pine trees with plenty of shade. Due to the northern orientation of this bay and the large old pine forests, this bay is very shady, and due to the natural position of the Punat bay also very protected from wind and waves. From this bay there is a beautiful view of the monastery island Košljun. There are no restaurants or supermarkets nearby, and it is recommended that you take plenty of liquids and food to stay.
Sveti Juraj Bay is located east of the town of Krk, and can be reached by car on a gravel path that starts at Vrh. There are several parking lots a few hundred meters above the beach. In the summer, this cove is very popular for boat owners because of its sheltered location. It consists of various bays, so you can always find the perfect place for you! There is a restaurant nearby, but it is advisable to bring along the necessary for your stay.