Baška is known as a famous tourist resort on the island of Krk. Baška’s position has enabled the village continuous development, and recognition in the tourist environment. Baška is one of the “top 10” tourist destinations in the Adriatic.
Baška has an extremely impressive and ancient cultural heritage. Its cultural heritage combined with the wide range of services it offers definitely makes it one of the most interesting and alluring places on the Croatian Adriatic. Baška is famous in history for the well-known Baška tablet, but it has a range of other valuable cultural sites that deserve attention, such as the old town centre, the remains of a Roman settlement, and sacral-cultural memorials. Baška has a great many cultural features of interest, from old buildings and palaces to sacral monuments. We have chosen some of the most important ones: THE PARISH CHURCH OF THE HOLY TRINITY, THE CHURCH OF ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST, THE CHURCH OF THE HOLY MOTHER AT GORICA, THE ST MARK’S CHAPEL, THE BAŠKA TABLET, THE CHURCH OF ST. LUCY IN JURANDVOR, THE BAŠKA GLAGOLITIC PATH – BGS, THE BAŠKA HERITAGE MUSEUM, MRGARI.
Millions of pebbles to discover
Baška is surrounded with around thirty pebble beaches that are accessible to swimmers from all generations. These beaches can be reached either on foot or by boat. The biggest and most beautiful one is Baška’s Vela Plaža, the Big Beach, right in the centre of town, backed by bars, restaurants, pizzerias, cafés, hotels, private apartments and other tourist facilties. The “Vela plaža” is a natural pebbly beach, 1800 m long, which can take several thousand swimmers with ease. It’s particularly suitable for children and non-swimmers. Since 1999, the European Blue Flag has flown on Baška’s Big Beach and has become a trademark of Baška, as proof of the high quality of beach standards. On the beach you can hire pedal boats, windsurfers, parasols, sunloungers and other things to help you spend an enjoyable and carefree time on the beach.
There are good sports facilities in Baška, for all those fond of sports and recreation. At the Zablaće Sports Centre, you can play football, table tennis, tennis and mini-golf. For lovers of the sea, the town provides ideal conditions for underwater activities, as well as for water skiing, windsurfing, rides on banana lifts and so on. Diving is definitely one of the most attractive water sports. The exceptionally clean and rich sea provides unforgettable moments for lovers of the underwater world. Baška has fully equipped tennis courts. The craggy coastal landscape in the surrounding area of Baška is captivating and attracts many visitors. In order for lovers of mountain heights to be able to enjoy walking and hiking in the countryside, the tourist trails of Baška have been tidied up and signposted. There are a total of 19, which have a total length of over 80 km. There are both easy and difficult demanding trails, so that everyone can choose a trail according to their abilities, desires and mood. When you reach the peaks, you will be offered a breathtaking view from one of the beautiful viewpoints. For safety reasons, it is good to have a map of the paths that describes them and offers useful relevant information. These maps also tell walkers what they can expect on their trip. The climbing area of Baška is part of the tourist offer for an active holiday which can be practiced by all generations. Thanks to the natural and climatic conditions in the Baška surroundings, there are high rocks which are a real attraction for free climbing lovers. Three sports climbing areas are on offer in Baška with more than 100 equipped routes of all difficulties.