The largest and most visited Croatian island
Krk is, along with Cres, the largest Croatian island ans with its small neighboring islets forms the Krk archipelago. Due to the mild climate and diversity of natural beauty, from ancient times it has been called the “Golden Island” (Insula Aurea), and based on the cultural heritage Krk is referred to as the cradle of Croatian culture. Find out why!
There are numerous stories and legends labout the island. One of them claims that the fate of the island is related to the number seven: it was settled by he Croats in the seventh century and seven times successfully defended by the pirates; the last duke of Krk was Ivan, the seventh from the Frankopan family; today the island has seven administritative centers.