Archive | Island of Krk
When choosing accommodation, guests increasingly decide on mobile houses. It is quite obvious why they do so– you feel right at home in the beautifully furnished mobile houses with a wooden terrace, in the middle of a well-equipped campsite that makes you feel connected to nature and isolated from the tourist hustle and bustle. [...]
From 18 to 20 March, The Valamar Koralj hotel is organising biking days in cooperation with the City of Krk Tourist Board! Enjoy some recreational activities with three organised guided tours intended for amateur as well as professional bikers. Aside from exercising, you will also enjoy exploring the island of Krk, with its beautiful greenery, [...]
Dear readers, we would just like to take a bit of your time to inform you that you can now join in picking asparagus, the plant we all know and love. Come to Krk and enjoy the taste of this plant famous for its healing properties. The only thing better than picking asparagus in the [...]
Spring is approaching, anxiously awaited by all after such a harsh winter.
Krk is the ideal location to enjoy this beautiful season because it offers a variety of options - visiting the famous sights with which the island abounds, riding bicycles on marked trails or tasting the famous Vrbnicka Žlahtina in the autochthonous ambiance of its [...]
Winter days are ideal for daydreaming of warm weather and planning a spring holiday. In order to spend it in the most pleasant surrounding possible, we recommend a multiple award winning Valamar Koralj Romantic Hotel. Located on the island of Krk, in 2011 Koralj won a prestigious acknowledgement “Tourist Flower - Quality for Croatia” in [...]
As a part of the festivities marking the 440th anniversary of the Battle of Lepanto you can visit the exhibition in the Kotor Maritime Museum of Montenegro named “Boka Kotorska Seafaring” (Pomorstvo Boke kotorske) as it was during the Venetian rule, from 1420 to 1797, with special emphasis on the “Sv. Tripun” galley, which took [...]
You do not have to be a connoisseur to notice that most mushrooms grow in autumn. They appear in such vast quantities that they become noticeable even to those with no interest in mushrooms. Mushrooms can be found on hay fields, in forests, city parks, our own gardens, so they it is natural they can [...]
If you are still on the island of Krk, now is your chance to end this summer’s season with a sweet taste of grapes.
It doesn’t matter if the grapes are red or white - all grape varieties have benefits for the human body so we strongly recommend you relish in this late summer fruit, abundant [...]
The time has come for us to take our old “wheels” out of the dusty basements and into the light of day and treat them to an already traditional, organized cycling tour across the island of Krk. The tour will take place within the “Spring on Wheels” event whose goal is to encourage recreational activities [...]
Wild asparagus has once again sprung up on the island of Krk and the sunny days have lured out many nature fans. You will see hikers with bags and canes in their hands, curiously peeking into and entering the bush on the side of the road and next to dry stone walls. The well known [...]
The island of Krk might soon find itself on the map of the most desirable romantic destinations.
Namely, during the latest research that has been conducted in the old heart of the town of Krk as a house was being reconstructed, remains of the temple of the Roman goddess Venus, dating back to 1st century B.C., [...]
To arrive to Opatija always meant to come for a holiday in an amazing ambiance, but also to have a great time.
Opatija is traditionally known as a destination which offers a year-round programme of interesting manifestations among which everyone will find something they like: gourmets, music fans, sportsmen, as well as those who’d like to [...]
If you thought that this will be a blog about the history of the island of Krk with plenty of facts and important dates, you were wrong. Here’s a story about the Krk dutchess (Krcka kneginja) - a dutchess of all pastries of the island of Krk.
It combines the relish of the stingy island soil [...]
The first Saturday after the Epiphany Holiday marks the beginning of the carnival’s reign on the Croatian coast and the eastern part of the Rijeka area; while on the other hand, the crazy carnival days do not start in the settlements of the western part of the Rijeka Ring until January 17th or Antonja, the [...]
As this time of year approaches I somehow always think that this year I’ll be better organized in terms of Christmas preparations and that I’ll do the Christmas shopping on time and without all the fuss of being in a hurry, that I’ll do the Advent wreath weeks ahead and start making the decorations and [...]
The ice skating season is fully underway! If you are going to miss the ski resorts this year, we suggest you look for fun in the town of Rijeka!
Because of the short winter days only a handful of people find the time to sledge down one of the town hilltops, but the “More” ice skating [...]
Kvarner trails and promenades seem to offer numerous spacious, memorable horizons, powerful forest, karstic and gentle meadow and strange underground areas, unreachable to many people, at the reach of your hand.
Here you will find the famous promenades by the sea, marked with moderation and in tune with surroundings, embalmed with climate, thalasso-therapeutic benefits.
The fruit of [...]
A long time ago, many years before the Venetians came, the Romans decided to call Krk a “golden island” thanks to its natural wealth.
Lush olive groves ripened here, rich grapes absorbed the sun beams across the vineyards; the cattle grazed the green pastures and downy oak trees climbed towards the sky. Fish scales shined abundantly [...]
Have you ever wondered how the magic of the theatrical shows which transcends you to another world is made?
If the view from the audience is not enough for you and you want to take a look behind the stage, the Theatre Night Project (Noc kazališta) will make sure you have the opportunity to do just [...]
At the Croatian Tourism Days held in Rovinj from 20 to 22 October, the awards for the greatest achievements in this year were presented - the Blue and Green Flowers, acknowledgments for companies, individuals and tourism workers and the Tourist Flower Award.
Two Valamar facilities on the island of Krk were awarded this year as well. [...]