External activities

On Krk there are many outside activities that visitors enjoy and remember for the rest of their lifes. We have put together a little list with our favourite hiking routes, trips, excursions and many more.

Hiking routes


This route starts from the island center – the town of Krk, the trail passes through the settlements around the town of Krk, first through Vrho, and then through the area of Šotoventa, continues through Skrbčići and Pinezići, and ends in the settlement of Brzac. The trail offers enjoyment of natural beauty, but also acquaintance with numerous examples of historical, cultural and sacral heritage. The trail passes through Šotovent – a wooded and fertile part of the island around the bay of Sv. Fuske, where the ruins of the abandoned settlement of Kambun can be seen. The trail after almost 23 km on the first day comes to the bay of Vela Jana, and ends in the village of Brzac


 Thr route starts in the village of Brzac, the trail continues to Glavotok, which still belongs to Šotovent, a small town that was first mentioned as a summer house with the chapel of the Frankopan princes of Krk and continues towards Dubašnica. Passing through several typical island settlements, the trail ends in Malinska. The surroundings of Glavotok are surrounded by dense forests. The trail goes partly along the coast and partly through the forest, and leads to a lookout point in the Fumak area, followed by Porat, a settlement that developed around the Franciscan monastery. In passing Dubašnica, the old cemetery of St. Apollinare with an impressive stone bell tower. The trail leads through several smaller settlements, from Sv. Anton, through Milovčić, all the way to Kremenić where you can see the chapel of St. Andrew, otherwise the oldest preserved chapel in the area. 


This route starts from the center of Malinska, heading towards the northern part of the island, with a destination in Omišalj, passing west of Kijac and through Njivice. From Malinska to Kijac bay, the trail leads along Rajska cesta – one of the most pleasant island promenades. From Kijac, the trail continues to Njivice and continues north towards the Mohorov site. The trail continues in the direction of Sepen Bay, southwest of the village of Omišalj and further through the forest, to the hill above the Omišalj Bay. There is Fortica, where the remains of a medieval castle and a late antique fortress with a cistern have been found, and descending again towards the sea, along the shores of Pesjastaza Bay, it leads to Dubec Park. After about 19 km, the trail enters the heart of Omišalj.


This trail starts from the center of Omišalj and heads towards Čižići, touring the far north of the island. The starting point is the lookout point of the green oasis of Omišalj – Dubec Park. The trail leads to the northern tip of the island and continues along the scattered settlement and the coast, ie the bays of Večja, Martinj and Lučica. Passing the southern edge of the Omišalj camp, the trail goes to the intersection and continues, with sparse vegetation to the place where the Krk bridge starts, near the bare island of Sv. Mark. Along the sea, the trail descends towards the Voz bay and the Vošćica peninsula, where the Maltempo fortress is located, the walls of which were built by the Venetians. In the elevated area, between the bays of Voz and Peškara, ie Cape Bejavec and Tiho Kanal, at the Kapelica site, you can see: a watchtower and the remains of an elongated building with a side entrance, while in their immediate vicinity stretches an ecological immortelle plantation. The trail continues along the rocky, northeastern coast of the island along the Vinodol channel and leads to the bay of Slivanjska where one of the most beautiful sandy beaches of the island is hidden. Between that bay and the settlement of Rudine lies the Biserujka cave. Through Rudine, the trail continues in the area of the Municipality of Dobrinj, through the forest, in the direction of the settlement Čižići.


The trail from Čižići through Soline, continues through the wooded interior of the island towards Dobrinj and Sv. Vid Dobrinjski, with the final in Vrbnik. From Čižići, the trail leads along the coast to the neighboring Solin. Both settlements are located along the shallow and warm bay of Soline and are connected by the locality of Meline, a coastal area known for its black healing mud. Above Soline, the trail rises through a dense forest area, towards Dobrinj. After visiting Dobrinja, the continuation of the trail reveals the ruins of the abandoned settlement of Dolovo (or Dolovo), located between the Karst and Gostinjac. The trail in the southeast direction leads to the area of the Municipality of Vrbnik, ie the completely covered castle Gradec. From the village of Risika, the road turns again towards the coast where in the bay of Sv. Marek, in the middle of a small peninsula, are the remains of the church of St. Brand. The trail continues partly along the coast and partly through the forest, all the way to Vrbnik, the most picturesque island settlement located above the sea, at the very top of a steep cliff. Vrbnik is especially important as a Glagolitic center or, according to many, the cradle of the Glagolitic alphabet. Vrbnik’s old town preserves many sights such as Klančić – the narrowest street in the world.


This trail from Vrbnik starts in the direction of Baška, first of all, by crossing the Vrbnik field, whose plots have been a real wine gem for more than a hundred years. The trail leads to the source of the Vela Rika, which is located along the Portafortuna climbing area. The trail passes through an impressive landscape interspersed with dry stone walls – boulders that lead to the so-called. The plateau of the moon. This is the most famous and most unusual location on the island of Krk. It is a barren landscape without any shade, reminiscent of a rocky desert or the surface of the moon. North of the Moon Plateau, from Cape Glavine to Mala Luka Bay, stretches the Kuntrep Ornithological Reserve – the oldest ornithological reserve in the world – whose greatest value is the griffon vultures. The Moon Plateau is connected to Baška by the path to the Moon. The road to the moon protects with its greenery, and then, downhill, leads to the center of Baška.


Biserujka Cave

Located on the island of Krk, north of the village of Rudine, the place consist of a stone house from which Enter a stone house and descend the concrete stairs leading to a depth of 6 meters below the entrance. Continue through a small hall called the Balcony and the partially carved passage called the Shaft, follow the narrowest part of the trail through the cave. Go down more concrete stairs into the Great Hall. Look up at the ceiling and the walls of the hall, which are rich in stunning stalactites and stalagmites. The bottom of the Great Hall is located 13 meters below the point of entry. Feel flowing air from a crevice at the end of the cave. See how the groove on the northern side of the Great Hall transforms into the Arched Hall, which constitutes its lowest part. Keep following the path into the final part of the cave, named the Cypress Hall. This hall has about 20 meters in length, 9 meters in width, and about 2.5 meters in height, and rises almost to the surface. Start to feel the temperature drop to 15°C and relative humidity of about 95% in the deeper part of Biserujka Cave, known as Vitezićeva Cave. Spot the six steno-endemic species of wildlife, including a species of pseudoscorpion that was discovered in the cave. Learn about how the cave became listed in the National Ecological Network to preserve the endemic species and habitats, karst caves and pits. Learn more about the barren and rocky area around Biserujka and discover its unique characteristics on a 30-minute Educational Trail.

Prettiest beaches on the island

Vela luka (Baška)

Magnificent Vela Luka beach is 6 km away from Baška, and it can only be reached by foot or boat.

 This is a beautiful beach made of fine pebbles and sand and although it is far from civilization, there is a restaurant, deck chair, parasol and pedal boat rental.   

Pesja (Omišalj)

Pesja beach is made up of small pebbles and is located below the cliff of the city of Omišalj. Surrounded by a thick pine forest, it is perfect for young people and beach volleyball fans who can have fun and play on the volleyball court located in the immediate vicinity.

This most famous Omišalj beach is also ideal for the disabled who will here find well-arranged access to the sea. Like many other Krk beaches, this one has also been awarded the Blue Flag because of the extraordinarily clear sea. 


Glavotok beach is located on the western part of the island, 2 km from villages Brzac and Milohnić. This pebble beach can be reached by car, and it is extremely popular among locals and families with small children.

Nearby, there is the Franciscan monastery from the 16th century, and close to it, there is a small kiosk with drinks, coffee and ice cream.  

Jert (Pinezići)

Beach Jert is located on the western coast of the island, in the village Pinezići. This beautiful pebble beach is surrounded by thick pine forest where shade lovers can look for a place to enjoy lying in the fresh air far from the sun.

The beach has been awarded a Blue Flag, and in addition to the beautiful location and the clear sea, you can enjoy the cocktails prepared by the staff of several beach bars. The children will be able to have fun on the trampoline and rented pedal boats; there are also deck chairs and parasols that can be rented to make lying in the sun even more enjoyable. 

Plav (Krk)

Pebble beach Plav in the city of Krk, has a pebble part and as well larger paved flat plateaus that are ideal for long lying in the sun. It is located in the western part of the city of Krk, near Camp Ježevac. Apart from swimming and sunbathing, visitors to this beach can also enjoy the shade of the beach bar.

In addition, here you will be able to rent a boat to continue your search for other beautiful pebble beaches located near Plav beach. If you want to visit the nearby pebble beach coves on foot, take a walk through the forest, follow the walking trail whose shade will make your walk pleasant!

This beach is ideal for families with small children as well as for third-age swimmers and all those seeking shade because not only is there a sun-bathed beach, but also a thick pine forest that will protect you from the strong sun.  

Kozica (Vrbnik)

Kozica is a beautiful pebble beach which is a 20-minute walk from the center of Vrbnik. A short walk through the pine forest starting at the parking lot, where you can leave your car, takes you to the beach.

Because it is a beautiful wild beach, we are confident that you will spend a lot of time there and we advise you to take water, food and other necessities because there are no shops or cafes near the beach! The beach is the perfect choice for those who want to enjoy peace and quiet away from crowds!