Punat

The town of Punat is situated in the southwest part of the Island of Krk, in one of the most protected bays on the Adriatic. Here, amidst the mild Mediterranean and the contrasts between the blue and the green, is the home of hospitable people to whom the climate has given the mildness and the rock and the sea have given them care and diligence. All the charm of the simple seaside ambience in the town of Punat comes from the narrow little streets, the passages, the terraces and the taverns keeping good wines, the primal whiteness of the nearby gravely beaches, and the vineyards and olive groves surrounded by rock. Punat also has a true gem in the middle of the bay – the islet of Košljun. These treasures encouraged the local people to invite guests to their town and enjoy Punat and its beauties together with them. This is why numerous tourist facilities have sprung here in Punat – we enrich them day by day because more and more people fall in love with Punat.

Offer in Punat : Grocery shop, cafe bars, restaurants, internet cafe, rent a boat, tourist boat trips, museum / cultural heritage, aquagun, bikes for rent, beach volleyball, scuba diving, sports fields.

Region : Island Krk

The data on island colonization associated with the Illyrian tribe Japoden Liburna and then the Greeks, when the island of Krk belongs Elektridskim or Apsirtidskim. Roman lead to the end of the old era and the first century AD. However by the end of the 6th century Croats began to settle on the island become an absolute majority. On the island of Krk is very early Christianity arrived and is already in the 5th century. N. e. formed the diocese with the center in the city of Krk and the first known Bishop Andrew (680). Croats settled in families by castles and therefore today the island has four distinct dialect. At the end of the 12th century. Emerge from these genera and the famous Dukes of Krk-Frankopan. It is the only family on the Adriatic islands to develop its power in European razmjerima- originated from Vrbnik, and their estates were spread on the mainland: Trsat, Copper, Kraljevica, Crikvenica, Novi Vinodolski, Otocac, Brinje, etc. And are Frankopani at the peak of his powers possessed territory equal to half of today's Croatian.

Punat