Malinska-Dubašnica is situated in a wooded
bay on the western side of the island of Krk with another
twenty surrounding villages belongs to a territory known
as Dubašnica. The Dubašnica bay has a wealth of both
large and small coves and thanks to its geographical
position; the area is protected against cold winds, with
little rain and about 260 sunny days per year. The climate
is mild, Mediterranean.
: The island of Krk bears the epithet of being
the birthplace of Croatian literacy and culture thanks to
its rich Glagolitic heritage. Thanks to the activities of
the Glagolitic priests Dubašnica also contributed to this
Glagolitic tradition. The majority of the
cultural-historic monuments here are consecrated buildings
with a building complex dating from the year 1480. The
building complex consists of the church of St Mary
Magdalene, a Franciscan monastery, a monastic monastery
and a museum with rare exhibits including a collection of
Glagolitic Lapidarium (stone monuments).
WALKS: Natural beauties, a pleasant and mild climate
are important features of Malinska. These natural features
influenced the beginning of the development of tourism.
Thanks to its lush vegetation and microclimate, Malinska
is known for its curative and bathing potential. There are
more than 50 kilometres of footpaths in the Malinska area.
Most of these pathways are suitable for cycling so a
number of cycling races take place throughout the year.
Walking along the sea front you can reach the village of
Njivice 5 km away or along the footpaths you might like to
take in the interesting local places such as the old
cemetery, the monastery in Porat and the archaeological
site in Cickino.
: During the summer months, a clean sea
and numerous attractive beaches enable you to enjoy the
sea and the sunshine. The Rupa Beach has been recognised
for many years as a quality beach with excellent
facilities and happily flies the international Blue Flag
: Malinska puts forward a number of concerts of
both classical and traditional music which take place in
the atrium of the Franciscan monastery and other locations
throughout the year. Besides the parish church of St.
Apollinaris in Bogovići, we should also point out the
church-gallery complex of St Nicholas in the centre of
Malinska. The complex is new and during the summer is the
centre of fine arts events. Summer events and festivals,
concerts of classical music take place within the atrium
of the Franciscan monastery, with traditional klapas and
folkloristic group performances, art exhibitions, numerous
sporting events such as cycling races and cruiser regattas
which also offer the possibility of entertainment. For
evening entertainment in Malinska we recommend the Boa
For those longing for some
adventure Malinska offers in true adrenalin style some
great water sport activities such as
paragliding/jet-ski/,pedalinas, diving school and
marine studies. You can also just rent-a-boat at
leisure and explore the many secluded bays for some
: Catering facilities in Malinska and the
surrounding areas protect and develop the coastal-fishing
tradition of the region through their gastronomic
proposals by means of which every guest can experience and
taste a part of Dubašnica's past.The basic gastronomic
offer of restaurants, taverns and hotels is based on
seafood which in combination with "fruits of the
earth" is part of the native cuisine of Dubašnica.
Boat trips offer unforgettable pleasures provided by the
nature of the Adriatic coast and the Adriatic Sea. A visit
to the island of Cres, a panoramic trip to Glavotok or to
the Krk bridge, picnics, a ride on a catamaran from which
hulls you can see the seabed and its rich flora and fauna,
that will remain in the lasting memory of every visitor.
Close by are the attractive Biserujka cave and the islet
of Košljun, a cultural monument where a museum of sacral
art, a library and a valuable ethnographic collection can