We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

St. Francis Friary and Church on the Island of Cres

Review Highlights
Church and cloisters

Place is really human like. It is not closed for visitors during the day. You can walk around, sit... read more

Reviewed September 2, 2018
Miha P
,
Maribor, Slovenia
Peaceful and Tranquil in lovely setting

Very nice church and in particular the cloisters were very nice. The Friary is set in Cres Town... read more

Reviewed August 24, 2017
PhilJamesBristol
,
Bristol
Read all 16 reviews
All photos (55)
Full view
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent25%
  • Very good50%
  • Average25%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Jun 29, 2019
“Okay”
Sep 2, 2018
“Church and cloisters”
About
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
71°
61°
Sep
63°
54°
Oct
54°
46°
Nov
Contact
Trg Svetog Frane 6, Cres 51557, Croatia
Website
+385 51 571 217
Call
Improve This Listing
Reviews (16)
Filter reviews
7 results
Traveler rating
2
4
1
0
0
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
Traveler rating
2
4
1
0
0
See what travelers are saying:
Selected filters
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
Reviewed June 29, 2019 via mobile

Cres is a tiny place with some venues to visit. We were here during a boat trip and two hours is suffient to see the sides. This church is small and has some history to it but not real impressive.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank mara281210
Reviewed September 2, 2018

Place is really human like. It is not closed for visitors during the day. You can walk around, sit down in a church to pray or meditate or just for a rest. It is possible to visit two cloisters and a garden with some sculptures....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Miha P
Reviewed August 24, 2017

Very nice church and in particular the cloisters were very nice. The Friary is set in Cres Town alongside the marina/harbour

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank PhilJamesBristol
Reviewed May 13, 2017

When tourists are walking around the Cres - city, they usually visit the main parish church and local museum. Franciscan monastery is located not far from the new bus station. It has three interesting parts: church, big cloisters and smaller one (both with many carved...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Miha P
Reviewed August 18, 2016

Lovely Franciscan church and monastery with an absolutely stunning cloister. There is a museum, too, with some very valuable books and paintings. During the summer, there are concerts in the cloister.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank hrcaksmrcak
Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

Very nice church still in function not really big located in the harbour to be visited and spent sometime inside. Super to meditate ❤️

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Samir S
Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

Very peaceful place . In addition to crickets and church bells nothing can be heard . Very peaceful place . We were there with several family and it was a real holiday . The city and the beaches are close and the whole town has...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Antun K
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all nearby hotels
Hotel Kimen
226 reviews
.44 miles away
Hotel Maritim
2 reviews
9.10 miles away
Boutique Hotel Placa
36 reviews
9.31 miles away
Hotel Marina
68 reviews
9.32 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 65 nearby restaurants
Buffet Marittimo
149 reviews
.06 miles away
Bistro Melin
376 reviews
.27 miles away
Ristorante Pizzeria Luna Rossa
259 reviews
.06 miles away
Gostionica Belona
312 reviews
.15 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 31 nearby attractions
CresSail
84 reviews
.19 miles away
Cres Adventures
9 reviews
.21 miles away
Church of St Mary of the Snow
5 reviews
.02 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from St. Francis Friary and Church on the Island of Cres staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines