About Punat

The small town of Punat is situated in one of the most protected bays on the Adriatic sea, a paradise for navigators and surfers, in Punat bay on the suth side of the Island of Krk. Punat features typical seaside town architecture, with distinctive doorways, stairways and two squares, Mala and Vela Placa, as the former town center.

Among numerous attractions in the field of cultural heritage, whe would like to point out the church of St. Donatus, ruins of three churches of St. Peter from the 6th century (at the entrance to Punat, behind the hotel Kanajt), the parish church St. Trinity (from 1777. G), Three cross above Punat... Specially we would point out a small island of Košljun, in the middle of Puntarska Bay, with a Franciscan monastery, as nature park with more than 400 species of plants, valuable ethnographic collection and a library with more than 30,000 titles, some of which are true rarities.

The town beach at Punat is suitable for children and the elderly, because of access to the sea and shallow water. In the part of ​​Punat, which is called Punta de Bilj, is a beautiful sandy beach and lots of beach bars where the wisitors can take a break from the sun with a cold drink. Also in this area is a center for water sports and beach volleyball. Punat, with Stara Baška is known for its beaches, which are located near the site, and that can be reached only by boat. For this purpose, it is possible to rent a boat, or hire a taxi ship that transports to these beaches.

To make the guests spent an active holiday, there are numerous summer events. These events include performances of singing groups, majorettes and a brass band on the waterfront, classical music concerts on the islet in the Parish Church, folklore festivals and numerous folk festivals like the cheerful Punat night, fishing festivals, Barufe...

Additional informations are available on TZ Punat websites.


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