Losinj – a great day trip

Jun 30th, 2009 | Category:Croatia travel and places to visit

Losinj CroatiaLosinj is an island that has earned a reputation for being a health resort. Adjacent to the Adriatic Sea, in the Bay of Kvarner, Losinj is Mediterranean culture at its finest, and only a short one day trip from Krk Island.

As you approach Losinj you’ll notice the air is filled with the scent of the sea and many visitors enjoy the plentiful fishing opportunities available on the island. In fact, there are many professional competitive fishing tournaments held on Losinj. One of the most exciting fishing events includes a world-renowned underwater fishing competition. Since it is surrounded by water, many of the activities that you’ll enjoy are all water based. Tourists especially marvel at the sheer crystal beauty of the surrounding sea and the wonderful scenic views of nature, all ready to be explored on Losinj.

The island boasts a temperate climate that enjoys over 2600 hours of sunshine each year, which makes it an increasingly popular spot for tourists. Whether staying in one of the resorts or hotels, you’ll find that the climate makes Losinj a perfect vacation spot.

A marvelous and relaxing activity to be experienced in Losinj is dolphin watching. With over two hundred dolphins surrounding the island, you are sure to see one of these creatures frolicking in the water. Since the water is crystal clear, you’ll have an amazing view as well. Also, you’ll discover that Losinj has plenty of recreational and sporting activities for everyone to participate in. If you are looking for action, adventure, and excitement, you’ll discover it at Losinj. There is plenty of surfing, diving, and boating excursions available on the island as well.

There are a large number of excursion boats that will enable you to enjoy many of the smaller islands while enjoying the beauty of the sea and there are also plenty of beaches where you can enjoy the wonderful sand.

In addition to exploring the sea, you’ll also want to enjoy taking a tour of Losinj by foot. Walking tours are one of the greatest advantages afforded by Losinj, and with the clear air and healthy atmosphere, you’ll feel invigorated taking deep breaths of the fresh salty air. Walking through Losinj, you’ll discover beautiful forests, exquisite panoramic scenic views of the sea and countryside, as well as explore some of the centuries old architectural structures that grace the land. You’ll be amazed to discover some of the ancient Roman ruins as well as the churches that have been well preserved over the centuries. Some other architectural structures to see include the parish churches in Veli Losinj and Mali Losinj. There are also many cultural events that take place in the villages. In addition to the beautiful countryside, and exquisite sea, you’ll find that Losinj is a wonderful cultural, historical, and enjoyable day trip.

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