Situated on the southern coastline of the beautiful Croatian island of Krk is the popular former fishing village of Baska. Rich in culture, activity and heritage, a Baska holiday is the perfect choice for travellers of all types and ages. What's more, a Baska holiday rental apartment will come fully equipped with all of the amenities you need for a pleasant and comfortable stay in this popular tourist destination.
Being located next to the sea means that visitors to Baska can enjoy a variety of water-based activities such as diving, swimming, sailing, water skiing, windsurfing and fishing. Other physical activities available in and around the town include tennis, cycling, walking, horse riding, mountain biking, mountaineering and paragliding. A Baska holiday is perfect for keeping younger children amused too as it has attractions such as the Baska Aquarium which holds over 500 species of fish, molluscs and cochlea. For those interested in the heritage and culture of the old fishing village, a lot can be learned from the Baska Heritage Museum within the town. This attraction includes displays of local traditional clothing and the intricate inner workings of a typical Baska kitchen.
Krk Island has many great places to stop and visit whilst on a Baska holiday, but undoubtedly a trip to the actual city of Krk will be high on your list. Krk is the largest settlement on the island and is approximately 12 miles away from Baska. Within the city walls, which have been changed and modified during different historical periods, visitors to Krk will find cultural and historical attractions such as the remains of Roman buildings and in particular beautiful mosaics that are well preserved in some of the houses. Within the heart of the ancient town of Krk is the Frankopan Castle built by the family of the same name in the 12th century. Other notable sights in Krk include the magnificent cathedral and the Church of Our Lady of Health.
If a Baska holiday is looking to be a very exciting option for you and your travelling companions, then you will be eager to learn about the town’s weather. Baska benefits from a fantastic Mediterranean climate, allowing for relatively warm summers and cooler winters. The majority of travellers book a Baska holiday from the month of June through to the month of September as these months offer up temperatures of as much as 29 degrees Celsius. The annual rainfall amount for the town is approximately 23 inches.
Travellers embarking on a wonderful Baska holiday can start their adventure by arriving at Rijeka Airport (RJK) which is approximately 45 minutes away from the town. Passengers can leave the UK from various major airports such as Heathrow (LHR), Stansted (STN), Edinburgh (EDI), Leeds (LBA) and Liverpool (LPL). Amongst the air operators offering special deals on flights to Rijeka are BMI, Croatia Airlines, Ryanair, Air Berlin and Swiss Airlines.