Among the towns on the island, the City of Krk
is considered the centre. The status has been there from the beginnings of life on the island, and it is justified with an urbanised look and town features.
Krk City is the administrative, business and educational centre of the island inhabitants, while as far as tourism is concerned, Krk is a very attractive and picturesque summer holidays spot which above all offers the feeling of elegance and historical heritage on which the new and diverse tourism offer is based.
The City of Krk, as a field trip destination, is visited by tourists who walk around and get to know the basic facts about the town which is more than two thousand years old.
Krk City is a fortified town
even today, with walls along its entire length. The town is entered through four doors and there are small and big streets, stopping when a detail attracts attention. The most important heritage in the town is certainly the sacred complex of three churches with the cathedral which was built over the leftovers of Roman thermae from the 5th century; Franciscan and Benedictine monastery with churches (12th and 13th century), archaeological locality Volsonis under the main town square and your personal exploration of details which will make Krk City the charming place you’ve been looking for.
Krk City, as a summer holidays spot, is visited by many tourists from around the world. They come because Krk has something to offer. At the beginning, accommodation: the advantage of Krk is the highly categorised accommodation in private rooms and apartments which will offer you the feeling of home. Guests who prefer hotel accommodation will certainly be thrilled by Krk hotels
in the shadow of pine trees right next to the beaches. The guests will also be welcomed kindly by camps located right next to the sea.
The city beaches
are either pebbles or paved, and the sea quality and the offer at the beaches is shown by the blue flag which has been there for eight years.
The City of Krk has a reputation of being a day trip destination. Nevertheless, the port is a starting point of many day field trips to far away beaches or nearby islands. Snorkelers choose Krk City as a starting point for their underwater adventures considering the attractiveness of the underwater in the town aquarium.City of Krk webcam (Refresh the page for the latest webcam image)
Finally, the City of Krk is full of restaurants in which you will find refreshment: whether you decide for a local or an international menu, you will find it pleasant for sure!
Equally entertaining are Krk nights; there is a summer festival
in town, which has been taking place for more than 50 years. There are concerts, dramas, operas, and art exhibitions. And besides this recognised programme, every night in the town, there are open air parties, especially in the port and on squares which become an ideal scene for summer evening parties.
The culmination of summer in the city takes place during the three days, on August 8, 9 and 10 when the Krk Fair
is held. According to the tradition from the 16th century, the protector of the Krk City, St. Lovro, is honoured and there is a three day fair which puts a retro costume on the town, taking it back into Roman renaissance.
The level of tourism offer in City of Krk is also seen by tourism awards which make Krk the laureate year after year
, justifying the slogan about Krk being a city of history and culture
with which the tourism workers described so precisely the essence of Krk.
Since written word can never be compared to experience, we invite you to come to the City of Krk. Be a field trip visitor or a tourist who will come for their holidays. You will find something for yourself in Krk!