Krk (Chakavian - Kharkiv, German - Veglia, Latin - Curicta, Italian - Krk) is a Croatian island in the northern Adriatic Sea, located near Rijeka in the Bay of Kvarner and part of Primorje-Gorski Kotar realm.
Krk is the largest Adriatic island with an area of 405.78 square kilometers (156.67 sq MI), and also the most populated, with numerous towns and villages with a population of 17,860 inhabitants (2001 census).
Although recent polls have shown that Krk is the largest Croatian island, the most recent official data show that they are the same size.
Korčula is the modern name of an island in the Croatian Adriatic with a long history of Byzantine and Venetian.
Korčula island - in translation "Black Corfu, probably for the forests of black pine, which was the material used in shipbuilding - has latimeaa length of 40 km and 6.5 km and is situated on the Dalmatian coast, Dubrovnik County -Neretva in Croatia. Korcula island archipelago belongs to the central Dalmatian Peljesac peninsula and is separated from the Strait of Peljesac. It is the sixth island in the Adriatic, in size. The highest peak is Klupca (568 m) and Kom (510 m).
Brac, the largest island of Dalmatia, and one of the largest on the Adriatic, is situated between Split and Hvar island. Brac is known worldwide through white Brač stone are made of some of the world's most famous buildings such as the White House, Parliament Reichstag in Berlin or Vienna.
Today the island of Brac has a rich tourist offer in the summer months. Places such as Bola, Supetra, Milne, Sumartina are typical Dalmatian tourist attractions on the island is Brac where you can choose your accommodation in one of the hotels, apartments or resorts.
Pag is the third largest of the islands Kvarner, Kvarner and located between the Velebit channel. The interior of the island seems to be barren and inhospitable to life. Here live about 8,000 people who take care of a total of three times more than sheep to collect every wisp of grass. In the desert of the island, except sage, vegetation seems to be lacking.
The main settlements on the island of Pag is the town with an attractive and historic Novalja, a modern settlement with a vibrant nightlife, reminiscent of Ibiza.
Now a long time, Page was an island with lush vegetation and a flourishing agriculture.
Pelješac is a peninsula in southern Croatia, in the Dubrovnik -Neretva county, just about an hour and a half drive from Dubrovnik. It is around 70 km long and is connected with Croatian Mainland at Ston.
The Pelješac Channel divides the peninsula from the island of Korčula. Scattered like breadcrumbs across the foothills of the dolomites, the hamlets and villages of southern Peljesac evoke an ancient past. The rocks, the vegetation, the groves of pine and cypress - everywhere a sense of timelessness prevails. On the hills above the sea, abandoned villas and gardens, stone walls and columns lie crumbling in the sun.
Ciovo Island is located in Central Dalmatia and is connected by a bridge to the shore, and now is near the historic town of Trogir.
Ciovo Island was inhabited even in Roman times and during the Middle Ages there have been some small villages. Being mostly of stone, and here are some caves, the most famous being Bilosaj and Anicina Jama (pit Ana). Island seems an extension of Trogir and offers many beautiful beaches and various historical monuments.
There are smaller towns in Ciovo: Slatina, Arbanija, Zedno, Okrug Gornji and Okrug Donji. On the western side of the island are sand and gravel beaches, the largest being those in the Gulf Saldun.
Dugi Otok is a length of about 45 km and width between 1 and 4 km. The island boasts numerous bays, coves are the best known and Telascica Sakarun.
Telascica natural park is characterized by three phenomena: Telascica Bay is one of the most beautiful and largest natural harbors Adriatiatice sea, and includes six islands with sharp rocks, 25 bays, an attractive anchorage; ascent "Stene "Dugi Otok island has a height of 200m above sea level, and descend down to 90m below sea level. There are more birds nesting as the falcon or falcon gray Eleonora; salt lake Mir with curative mud, is endemic species habitat - eel kajman.
Vis is an island in central Dalmatia with an area of approximately 90 square kilometers. Dealurior limestone ridges covered with fertile valleys and forests, with red soils and interspersed with sand dunes, planted with vines.
The main settlements on the island are Vis and Komiza, unpolluted environment with crystal clear sea and marine scenery as well as local specialties - seafood from the cleanest part of the Adriatic, various sports and recreational opportunities, all of which constitutes the offer a dream vacation.
Traces of history dating from Roman sites can be found all around the island of Vis.
With more than 11 villages and 3,000 inhabitants, the island of Pasman is one of the islands most attractive for a great holiday. The island is 63, 03 km2, the largest length is 21.35 km and the largest width of 4.27 km. The highest point is Bokolj, 272 m. tourist resorts are situated along the eastern slopes of the island, while the other side of the island is mainly uninhabited. Pasman is ranked among the 12 largest islands in Croatia, located in the SW of Zadar and always had great importance because of vast agricultural areas and maritime favorable position.
Losinj Island is the most popular island in the northern Adriatic Sea, one of Europe places on most days of sunshine a year. Losinj Island is characterized by dense pine forests and jagged coast.
Island to enjoy the benefits of a favorable climate all year round.
The two most characteristic village are: Veli Losinj (Lussingrande) pitoareasca fishing village with pastel colored baroque houses grouped around the bay, with curved streets and small houses located in a green area on the coast, and Mali Losinj (Lussinpiccolo ), the tourist village, which is located on the northern coast of the island.
Murter is one of the best sailing destinations on the Adriatic coast, the resort Murter is located in the north of the island. In the neighborhood are the National Park Kornati Archipelago and other islands in Sibenik, so many yachts and boats anchored in the area.
In general, the biggest attraction of these places is the lovely, unspoiled nature, which you can admire, for example, if you go on an excursion in the Natural Park Kornati. The most important tourist centers of the area are Murter, Betina, Jezera Tisno and but the whole island is very well prepared for visits by tourists from around the world, a fact confirmed by many hotels, restaurants, sports and entertainment opportunities.
Ugljan (pronounced [ ûɡʎan ] ; Italian: Ugliano ) is a Croatian island in Zadar archipelago and bonuses . It is located northwest of the island of Pasman and southeast of the islands Sestrunj Rivanj and.
Smokvica is a village on the island of Korčula and a municipality in Dubrovnik-Neretva county in Croatia. It has a population of 1,210, in which the absolute majority are Croats. Smokvica is located in the center of Korčula, about 4 km west of Čara, 13 km east of Blato and 4 km north of Brna. It is known as the birthplace of one of the most famous Croatian wines - Pošip.
The largest of the islands by South Dalmatia Mljet Korcula is, part of which is protected as national park. Mljet is often overlooked by visitors, which focuses on islands further north, but it is one of the wildest islands in Croatia.
According to local myth, here was held captive by Calypso Odysseus, for seven years. Mljet Island is located on the southern coast of Croatia, near Dubrovnik, the most popular holiday destination of the Croats. Mljet Island is one of the most beautiful holiday resorts in Croatia, she was visited by families who are looking for a relaxing holiday.
Solta Island Solta and is situated on the Adriatic island of Brac West, 15 km south of Split and the islands east of Drvenik.
Solta Island has a length of 19 km, width up to 5 km and 58.9 km ² area. On the island villages are Donje Selo, Selo Gornji, grunting, Necujam, olives, Rogac, and Stomorska Srednje Sel.
Solta Island tourism has a tradition since ancient times, when he was a favorite vacation destination for noble Romans of Salona, they called the island Soletta. And today one can see the ruins of those times.
Island Solta is an economic and cultural center of Dalmatia, gathering many personalities over time in Croatia.
Cres is an island in the Adriatic Sea in the north of the Bay of Kvarner. The island is largely mountainous and elongated, with a length of 66km and width between 2 and 12 km. Together with the nearby island of Losinj, Cres was the largest single island, and now the two are separated by a narrow channel over which a bridge is built.
South West Coast of the island of Cres and is besieged with sheltered beaches and coves, most with gravel, and to the north and east coast is rocky and steep, offering great views and an ideal habitat for rare birds.
Vir is an island resort located in the same name, located near the town of Zadar. The island is connected to the mainland by a bridge built in 1976.
Vir Island is famous for its parties during the summer and special landscapes. This island has numerous pastures, meadows, limestone hills, rocks covered with vegetation, pine forests.
Tourists can enjoy some water sports such as surfing, sailing. The island offers plenty of footpaths, where people can do mountain biking.
The island is very populated in the summer months and do not need the ferry.
Lastovo is an island in Croatia, is an archipelago consisting of 46 islands with a total area of 56 km ².
The largest island is located south of the island of Korcula, between Dubrovnik and the Italian coast. Along Mljet is the largest island in the forest area of the Adriatic Sea. Until 1990 the island was used as a military base and closed to tourism. Now living in Lastovo 700 people, mostly fishermen or farmers. In the summer months is populated mostly by Italians.
Lastovo island has a Mediterranean climate with mild winters and hot humid summers and long sunny and dry.
Okrug Gornji and Donji Okrug are the Okrug municipality belonging to the administrative and territorial Split - Dalmatia. But only the name Okrug or Okruk, let us note that both places are distributed along the beautiful circular bay on the west side of the island.
Malinska (German: Durischal) is a settlement (naselje) in the northwestern part of the island Krk in Croatia and an important tourist town year. It lies on the Adriatic coast, in the picturesque bay facing Opatija and Rijeka.
Elafiti Islands are a group of islands west of Dubrovnik locate. Although today no longer live deer on the islands, the islands still called this animal, Greek elpahos meaning deer. These islands were first mentioned by Pliny the Elder in the first century AD, as the Elaphite (Jelenska) in the Naluralis work Historia.
Prvić is an island that lies between Vodice and Sibenik, the island nearest the coast. It has an area of nearly 2 km ², with a length of about 3km and a width of 500-1300m.
Line sides of the island are suitable for bathing. In two villages (Prvić Luka and Sepurina) live a few hundred people. Accommodation in the old stone houses are particularly attractive. It says that guests can live in an authentic atmosphere satuluo dalmatic feeling like a part of the community.
A fascinating thing is the absence of cars. Because of the absence of traffic have remained quiet villages and beautiful, ideal for rest.