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Cres Island

Omisalj, Croatia
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Ranked #1 of 5 Attractions in Omisalj
Type: Islands, Outdoors
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Paeroa, NZ
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

We spent a few days on Cres and decided to stay in Cres itself. I think this was a good choice as it was less upmarket than Mali Losinj, and the other places would have been too small. It had plenty of places to eat and stay and the swimming was close to town.

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London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We went for a week on the island of Cres expecting the usual seaside town instead we found a beautiful mediterranean island perfect for the whole family and friends. Great little restaurants (we ate fresh fish every nights), great big blue sea (swimming with fish, blue lagoon, extremely clean), fishing villages with lovely history and marinas and on top of... More 

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Bolton
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36 reviews 36 reviews
15 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

A lovely little town with a very picturesque harbour and lots of places to eat and drink.The best way to see this is by gooing on the Fish Picnic on the Klinica pirate boat.

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Budapest, Hungary
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

This is probably my favorite place in Croatia and I go to Croatia an average two times per year. The island's proximity to Italy destined it to have changed hands frequently over the centuries, leaving marks of both Italian and Slavic culture. Forget the overwhelming white stone buildings of Dalmatia, Cres is vibrant with colors and life. Cres town as... More 

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Belgrade, Serbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

After two days in Zagreb, we left for the island Krk, located in norhern part of Adriatic Sea, near the city of Rijeka. We travelled by the car, and in real manner, felt all the advantages of the super highway, that connected us with the island. What was before, one trip, three hours long, now or rather two years already,... More 

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Slavonski Brod, Croatia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

Okay first of all as someone else already said, Omišalj is a small town on the Island Krk. Cres is a completely different island. Deffo one of the top 5 islands in Croatia. If you're a fan of bicycling, be sure to bring your bike along. I found the most amazing roads I've ever seen in my life. The whole... More 

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Buje, Istarska, Croatia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

One of the most beautiful islands in Croatia for sure. When you travel from one side to the other it does not look so atractive because on the main street you can't see the sea side. Go in the villages and away from the main road and everithing changes. The are planty of beaches that are difficult to find, on... More 

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London, England
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40 reviews 40 reviews
10 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

stopped here for lunch while on a fish picnic boat trip. It really made my holiday. This beautiful little island is by far one of the prettiest places I have stopped at. Still traditional, and largely unaffected by tourism. Its a lovely place to wander around for an hour or so, or just sit and relax with an icecream at... More 

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Zagreb, Croatia
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44 reviews 44 reviews
13 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

Were reviewers there??? Some facts: 1) Omisalj is a small town on the Island Krk 2) Cres is a DIFFERENT island not far from the island Krk Cres is a beautiful place but displaced on Tripadvisor.

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cape town
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2013

If you visit Cres, (easy to get to by ferry from Istria or the island of Kirk) don't miss this little village. It's not in the guide books and not even on some maps! There is a campsite nearby and the town itself has a few restaurants and accommodation. Superb setting.

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