Baška (Croatian pronunciation: [bâʃka]) is a settlement and a municipality located on the south east of the island of Krk, Croatia. The village of Baška had a full-time population of 981 in the 2011 census, with 1,674 people in the greater municipality. This cultural and historical center with its old stone houses and narrow streets, has been a tourist destination since the 19th century, and has developed into a popular resort. It is known for its inscribed stone monument from 1100, for its many surrounding beaches, and its long tradition in tourism. Baška has a rich cultural and historical heritage. Highlights are the early Christian archeological site from the 5th century, the renowned Baška tablet from the year 1100 found in the Church of St. Lucy the nearby Jurandvor, the remains of a Roman settlement, as well as many historical churches and chapels. The local museum in Baška houses an ethnographic collection. The city of Baška is surrounded by woodlands and many sand and pebble beaches, most notably the 1,800-meter-long Baška beach (the Vela plaža, or “Great Beach”). Bunculuka beach is a smaller clothing optional pebble beach adjacent to the large Bunculuka naturist camping site. In the surrounding area there are 16 hiking trails with a total length of over 80 km. Medicinal and other herbs grow in abundance, including wormwood, sage, thyme, and milfoil. Wikipedia
Home to pretty treasures, Baška is Croatia's best kept secret. After your splendid visit to Baška, you can proceed to an important near-by city of Opatija. Add Opatija to your vacation plan, it has an interesting bunch of activities to do on your visit like Lungo, Volosko, Moscenicka Draga. Also, to reach Baška, you'll have to take a flight to Opatija; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. Most online packages to this city are of 1-2 days.
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