Baška

 

 

Baška is a village and municipality in Croatia. It is located on the island of Krk, in the Primorje-Gorski Kotar County. Baška has many cultural sights; Church of St. John the Baptist, Church of Our Lady of Gorička, Chapel of St. Marko, Baška tablet, Church of St. Lucia in Jurandvor, Homeland Museum of Baška, Mrgari - drywall multi-room sheep in the shape of a flower

Baška abounds with about thirty pebble beaches that are accessible to swimmers of all ages, and can be reached on foot or by boat. However, the largest and one of the most beautiful is Baška's "Vela plaža", located in the southwest of the village, surrounded by many bars, restaurants, pizzerias, cafes, hotels, private apartments and other facilities that are an integral part of the offer. "Vela plaža" is a natural pebble beach, 1800 m long, can accommodate several thousand bathers. It is especially suitable for children and non-swimmers.

The European Blue Flag has been flying on Baška's "Vela plaža" since 1999. The Blue Flag for the beach was awarded by the European Foundation for Environmental Education in Europe (FEEE), and symbolizes a preserved, safe and pleasant environment, clean sea and coast, and equipment, beach arrangement with an elaborate management system. area. On the beach it is possible to rent pedal boats, surfboards, umbrellas, deck chairs and other beach equipment needed for a pleasant holiday.

It was the beaches that encouraged the development of tourism in Baška back in 1908, when the first beach on the island of Krk was officially opened there.

 

Monuments and landmarks
Baška is known in history and literature for the famous Baška tablet. The old town, the remains of a Roman settlement and sacral cultural monuments are also interesting.

In nearby Jurandvor is the church of St. Lucia, in which two Baška tablets from the Middle Ages were found (the second later in parts damaged).

Above Baška is the picturesque Plateau of the Moon.