Dobrinj - island Krk

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Dobrinj is located in the northeastern region of Krk Island and is the oldest settlement on the island. It is connected to the mainland near Kraljevica with the large Krk bridge. The first proof of settlement in this area dates all the way to the pre-Roman and Roman periods. Dobrinj is located on a hill, in a region of rich soil and is one of the four Medieval castles which were previously the centers of literacy. Typical markers for this old city are the Gothic stone church of St. Stephen with its recognizable “Cergan” porch and the tall stone bell tower. It is several kilometers away from the sea and nearby towns of Šilo and Klimno. It is first mentioned in history in 1100 and has several valuable buildings and a rich treasury of gold items and sacral clothing which help depict the lifestyle of the old days. Dobrinj is known for its wonderful national dress and is a real living ethnographic stage because it hosts folklore celebrations, sopel school (woodwind instrument similar to a clarinet), as well as its recognizable local food. If you wish to taste the culinary specialties of this region, you can visit the “Lanterna” pizzeria and  the “Zora” restaurant. Those who prefer sports and recreation can take part in basketball, soccer, handball, bocce ball, cycling and walking. If you prefer water sports such as wind surfing, water skiing and others, you should visit Soline bay. While in Dobrinj, you can also visit Krk City, Opatija and Rijeka.

Krk City is a city with a typical Mediterranean surrounding, narrow streets, numerous cultural monuments and picturesque pebble beaches which comprise the look it has had for centuries. If you would like to get acquainted with its history, you can visit its walls, Kamplin square, city hall, city gate, Splendidissima Palace, Volsonis, cathedral bell tower, church of Our Lady of Health, church of St. Joseph, St. Dunat and many others. Those who prefer sports and recreation can enjoy tennis, golf, sailing, scuba diving, fitness, beach volleyball, cycling and others.

Opatija is a tourist destination with the longest history of tourism in Croatia. Its parks, well lit coastal promenade, bathing areas, fountains and numerous century old villas are the reason the tourists return there from year to year. Those who enjoy historical monuments can visit the church of St. Jacob, parish church of the Annunciation, Evangelical church, church of St. Anne, parish church of St. Mark, Angiolina park, park of St. Jacob, Lungomare, villa Angiolina and many other monuments which can be found in this city.

Rijeka is a large port city and the center of the Primorje – Gorski Kotar county. The symbol of Rijeka is the “morčić” – a type of jewelry worn by seafarers to protect them from danger at sea. The city is rich in historical monuments which serve as evidence of its turbulent past. History lovers can visit the Municipija palace, church of St. Jeronimo, museum of modern art, governor’s palace, maritime and historical museum of the Croatian coast, Rijeka City Museum, natural museum, Rijeka national archives, judicial palace, church of St. Vid, old gate, Komuna palace, city walls, Modello palace, city tower, Jadran Palace and numerous others.

Make accommodation reservations from out offer and spend an unforgettable vacation enjoying the cultural heritage of this city and the beauty of Krk Island.

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House - Dobrinj - island Krk House Vidak From 73 €
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Apartment - Dobrinj - island Krk Apartment Uravic From 47 €
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