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Cres Island

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Address: Omisalj, Croatia
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Beautiful Island For Hiking and Running

We stayed at a small farmhouse with lavender, olive trees and sheep in Nerezine. One of the highlights of our stay was driving up to Lubenice just after sunrise and then hiking... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed September 30, 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2016

We stayed at a small farmhouse with lavender, olive trees and sheep in Nerezine. One of the highlights of our stay was driving up to Lubenice just after sunrise and then hiking and running back down the island to our lodging. The trail covers ground ranging from forest with tall trees to rocky sheep fields and through a small village.... More 

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Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

The Cres Island can be reached by ferry from Krk Island but also from Brestova on the Istria Peninsula. The roads are very small and you often do not have a good overview. The capital Cres is a nice village to do some shopping or have lunch. The highlight is to small and the deserted tiny fort village of Lubenice,... More 

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Budapest, Hungary
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

The island it self is full of mountains, and nice beaches. The roads are OK, but if you want to see nice places bring some touring gear. To the blue cave for example you need to walk 50 minutes on a hard terrain with rocks and Hills, in the woods to get down but it definitely worths going down. It's... More 

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Udine, Italia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016

The island is easily reached from one of the ferry ports, either from Rijeka or from Brestova on the Istrian coast. We went from Brestova by car ferry to Porozina on the island. The island has one main road which is 2 lane and nicely paved. The island has low vegetation, lots of sheep and goats and offers beautiful naturalistic... More 

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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016

Lovely friendly island. Very touristy. Cres town very quaint with friendly locals always willing to help. Lovely warm swimming waters.

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Thank thomsonkaren
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful Creeks and landscapes, beautiful small port like Krk and monastery to visit and nice beach to anchor. A destination to go

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Thank Samir S
Zagreb, Croatia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2016

This is my favourite island on the whole coast. It's still untouched and wild and that is when magic happens.

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Thank Dolores F
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

We decided to leave our car at island Krk, but when we arrived with the ferry at Merag we were surprised to see...nothing! Only a bar, no information or anything. We decided to walk to the centre of Merag, but found there only 5 houses. No bus, no bike rental, really nothing! We followed a "dead-end" road in Merag (the... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 25, 2015

We stayed on Cres for two nights and had a wonderful time exploring the island, swimming, and enjoying the old town. But the highlight was a drive we took to Lubenice. It's tricky getting there. The road is a little treacherous and it takes quite some time to arrive at the town after leaving the main road. But it's well... More 

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Chorley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 25, 2015

Cres is just wonderful. A great combination of old and new. Something for everyone, whether you like visiting the old historic parts or eating and drinking in the many superb restaurants and bars.

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