Top Choice Beach in Lubenice

Lubenice Beach

One of Kvarner’s most remote and beautiful beaches, this secluded cove is accessed by following a steep path through the scrub. The 45-minute descent is a breeze, but coming back up is more of a challenge (you might…
Beach in Beli

Beli Beach

An archetypal Adriatic beach – secluded, wonderfully quiet and strewn with pebbles – 130m below the pretty village of Beli.
Church in Valun

St Mark's Church

The parish church houses the village's main sight: the 11th-century Valun Tablet. Inscribed in both Glagolitic and Latin, this tombstone reflects the ethnic composition of the island at the time it was made. At that…
Square in Cres Town

Trg Frane Petrića

Right by the harbour, the main town square was the scene of public announcements, financial transactions and festivals under Venetian rule. It’s now the site of a morning fruit-and-vegetable market. Look for the gra…
Animal Sanctuary in Beli

Rescue Centre for Griffon Vultures

Housed at the Beli Visitor Centre, this place is home to, at last count, six juvenile griffon vultures that are being prepared for tagging and release into the wild. There are interesting displays on the species, an…
Church in Osor

Church of the Assumption

Completed in 1498, this large church has a rich Renaissance portal facing onto the main square. The baroque altar inside has relics of St Gaudentius, Osor’s patron saint.
Beach in Valun

Valun Beach

Around the headland to the northwest of the village, you'll find a lovely pebble beach bordered by pines. It's much quieter than the beach just east of town.
Church in Cres Town

St Mary of the Snow Church

Just inside the main harbour gate, this church is notable for its Renaissance portal with a relief of the Virgin and Child. A glassed-in foyer allows you to peer inside, but the church is only open during Mass. If y…
Arts Centre in Cres Town


This local collective promotes the island’s cultural tradition of wool weaving and felting. Using the discarded wool of indigenous Cres sheep, the craftspeople make wonderful slippers, hats, handbags and clothes. If…
Museum in Osor

Osor Archaeological Collection

On the main square in the 15th-century town hall, this outpost of the Lošinj Museum contains a collection of stone fragments, reliefs, ceramics and sculptures from the Roman, early Christian and medieval periods.