This island is known as “THE GOLDEN ISLAND
” because of its mild climate with lost of sunny days and a beneficial geographical position that developed a variety of natural and cultural beauties. This peaceful place is a beautiful destination for a relaxing holiday in some of our luxury villas in Krk.
But the history of Krk
is very turbulent. The first traces are leading to the times of the Iliric tribes, then to Greeks and Romans. In the 5th century the city of Krk became the bishopric centre for the whole island.Todays cathedral of the Assumption is a preserved witness of that time. At the end of the 12th century the famous Frankopan family emerged and ruled over the area, leaving the Krk town castle, Kosljun monastery and ruins of the castel Gradec to our heritage. After the fall of the Croatian aristocracy in the 15th century, different emperors were ruling over Krk- Venetians, French, Austro-Hungarians, Italians, Germans.
Today the island of Krk is one of Croatia's most popular
holiday destinations, easily reachable within just two hours by car from the capital of the country, Zagreb. Connected by the Krk bridge with the mainland, by boats with surrounding small ports and marinas, by ferry with neighbouring islands and by plane thanks to the airport located on the island, Krk is easily reachable from everywhere. If you are searching for great holiday villas in Krk with pool, this is the ideal destination.
Wherever you rent your holiday villa in Krk with pool, you should definitely use the opportunity and explore not only the area nearest to you, but take the chance and discover all the highlights and also some hidden treasures of the island
Things to see in Krk
•The Baska tablet from 12th century
•Old city of Krk
•Cathedral of the Assumption
•Remains of Early Christian Basilica from the 5th century
•Library of family Vitezic
•Regional museum of Baska
•Aquarium in Baska
To fully experience Krk, you should take a walk through the seafront promenade in the city of Krk and enjoy the atmosphere
of this by ancient walls and gates surrounded city. Taste the great local white vine in the medieval town Vrbnik. Take a swim in the clear sea with a mountain view and relax on the beautiful beaches of Baska. If you prefer a more private atmosphere, you can find a hidden spot or a little bay far from the crowd and enjoy the sun anywhere on the island.
Learn something new about the old Croatian Glagolitic script
and listen to the sounds of Krks traditional wind instrument “sopele” in Dobrinj on the eastern part of the island. Discover the ancient village Omisalj and take a walk trough its forest park, visit the remains of the early Christian basilica and the Assumption Church from the 12th century.
Treat your skin with healing mud in Klimno or take a 10 minute ride by “barkajoli
” from Punat and visit the small but astonishing island Kosljun. Dive into the deep blue sea and visit the sunken Greek ship Peltastis in Silo or take an ancient boat route if you prefer to stay above sea. Cycle trough the Glagolitic Path as part of the 300 km long walking and cycling paths across the island. Be a part of numerous events organised throughout the island.
The food and music festivals are ideal opportunities
to taste native products and experience fun as the locals do. While you are staying in one of the luxury villas in Krk try the local cheese, olive oil and honey, don’t forget to taste the original local prosciutto, specific because of the unique scent of the Krk wind called “bura”.
If you wanna visit and stay in the nearest places around Krk check our villas in Crikvenica
Things to do in Krk
•Diving in Silo
•Cycling trough the Glagolitic path
•Taste “zlahtina” vine in Vrbnik
•Taste local prosciutto
•Visit island Kosljun
•Healing mud in Klimno
•Watch the Krk folklore group performances
•Wakeboarding in Kornic
There is so much to discover here
. Krk really offers experiences for every taste. Rent a villa with pool that perfectly fits your needs and enjoy your holiday on this island blessed with 2500 hours of sun per year. A luxury villa in Krk with pool is the best choice for an UNFORGETTABLE HOLIDAY!