Porat - Malinska - Island of Krk


Malinska is situated in a wooded bay on the western side of the island of Krk with another twenty surrounding villages belongs to a territory known as Dubašnica. The Dubašnica bay has a wealth of both large and small coves and thanks to its geographical position; the area is protected against cold winds, with little rain and about 260 sunny days per year. The climate is mild, Mediterranean.

The majority of the cultural-historic monuments here are consecrated buildings with a building complex dating from the year 1480. The building complex consists of the church of St Mary Magdalene, a Franciscan monastery, a monastic monastery and a museum with rare exhibits including a collection of Glagolitic Lapidarium (stone monuments).

Malinska puts forward a number of concerts of both classical and traditional music which take place in the atrium of the Franciscan monastery and other locations throughout the year. Besides the parish church of St. Apollinaris in Bogovići, we should also point out the church-gallery complex of St Nicholas in the centre of Malinska. The complex is new and during the summer is the centre of fine arts events.

The sea and sun can be enjoyed thanks to the clean sea water and numerous attractive beaches.


The location of the Krk Island at the northern most part of the Adriatic makes it the "first" and the closest island for all visitors who come from the continental part of Europe in search for the Mediterranean atmosphere. In the 1980s, the extremely convenient location of Krk Island was helped by the addition of a strategic structure: a mile long Krk Bridge which connects the Island Krk to the mainland. As an easily accessible island with the international airport, Krk will certainly be an excellent choice for all tourists in search of escape from crowdedness, busyness and stress of the big cities.

The Island of Krk is a diverse island that offers variety of attractions and experiences, whether you like the culture, the nature or the upbeat tourist places: a thousand years old towns, small rural villages, well equipped city beaches, secluded swimming bays, lively bars and clubs and small and quiet restaurants and caffe bars.