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KVARNER ISLANDS: Krk

Krk's golden spring Written by: Željka Kunštek Photo archive: The Municipality of Baška Tourist Board, City of Krk Tourist Board, The Municipality of Punat Tourist Board, and The Municipality of Vrbnik Tourist Board

Of the more than a thousand islands in Croatia, only one is golden - the island of Krk, or Insula Aurea, as it was called in ancient times. Make your vacation this spring golden... Throughout the year, the island of Krk is visited by hikers, cyclists, and tourists.

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hanks to its mild Mediterranean climate with plenty of sunny days, but also easy accessibility - whether you come by land, sea, or air, Krk is an island that invites you to come and enjoy yourself all year long. In the spring months, many recreational athletes, professional athletes, but also tourists and nature buffs find peace, adrenaline, and inspiration on its romantic seaside promenades and wild shepherd's trails. Here you have more than 300 kilometers of cultivated, marked trails at your disposal, and you can choose from those that pass next to the sea and many coves, to those that lead into the interesting interior of the island. As pass through, you will expand your knowledge on various flora and fauna, the rich history, folklore, and culture of the island. All the settlements on the island are connected with a circular path, known as the Krk bypass. Cyclists will also find a place for themselves here. It is possible to ride

bikes on most pedestrian trails, and in order to attract even more cyclists to the island, the locals also regularly organize various events. So, in Baška, on April 13th, the start of the four-day "4 Islands MTB Stage Race", a unique international mountain bike race on four Kvarner islands: Krk, Rab, Cres, and Lošinj, will take place. Ten days later, on April 23 and 24, the Adria Spring Trail, an international race that heads from the Krk Bridge through the island's attractive trails, will be held. The winner will be announced in Njivice, and the event will be accompanied by an abundant offer of food, professional workshops, and a concert. At the same time, Baška awaits you with an unforgettable event - "Photo Hike Weekend". Cyclists definitely won't want to miss out on the "Đir po Dubašnici" race for all generations, which is traditionally held in May, with a start line in Malinska, accompanied by great food and an entertainment program.

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