An Island of Contrasts
Contrasts in landscape dot the Island of Krk, from beautiful
pebble beaches to rugged mountain terrain. In the north the island is almost bare
because of the strong wind - the bura - while the southern part abounds with lush
greenery and gentle bays. Inland, rocky hills alternate with fertile fields and
Baska in the south is famed worldwide for its stunning beaches,
while the mountain peak of Obzova is the highest point. Climbers
agree that Obzova
is the perfect background for seemingly endless journeys that culminate
in breathtaking views of the island in its entire splendour.
Average daily temperature during the months of July and August
tends to be around 27° C, occasionally rising to 33° C, with an average sea
temperature of around 25° C. The coldest month is usually January with an average
temperature of about 5° C.
Above all, Krk maintains the characteristics of a typical Adriatic
island: jagged coasts, small bays and inlets, many small uninhabited islands, small
secluded beaches and great cuisine based on fresh fish caught from the surrounding
The Island of Krk is divided into municipalities, each that
feature their own unique appeal and charm. The municipalities are Omišalj,
For more information about Krk, you may wish
to visit KrkInfo.com,
a great website with lots of information about travel on the island
and with some useful resources to help you find rented accomodation
to stay in while you're looking around for your ideal property!
Alternatively, you can find further accommodation in Croatia here.