In this post we will write more information about Baška trails. Baška has so much to offer and it is known for its fantastic beaches and the most popular one – the Vela beach which is almost 2 km long. There are about 21 walking and hiking trails in Baška and we will mention some of them. The most popular ones are:
1. BAŠKA – BUNCULUKA – UVALA BUNCULUKA – UVALA VELA VRŽENICA
This is medium difficulty trail with Total Length of 4,0 km. Duration of walk is 1:20 hours with Altitude difference of 50 m. It is very nice trail close to the sea and beaches underneth the trail. You can find spots to relax and Kutak za Mutak bar in the woods. At the final destination you will see one of the most beautiful beaches Vrženica where the sea is crystal clear and clean. Here you can forget about all the problems in the real world and just relax in the present moment.
2. BAŠKA – CRKVA SV. IVANA – STRAŽICE – PLATO MJESECA – HLAM
This promenade which is often called “Trail to the Moon” is very popular due to the spectacular view from the church of St. Ivan which is also a cemetery and on the way there are many historical remains that speak of life in this beautiful place in the past. This is medium difficulty trail with Total Length of 7,5 km. Duration of walk is 3:00 hours with Altitude difference of 461 m. On the trail there are spots with completely untouched nature and you will enjoy Mediterranean plants and its relaxing smell.
3. LJUBIMER – GABRI – BRATINAC – VRATUDIH – VELKI HLAM – VELIKI HLAM – LIPICA – ZMINJA – OBZOVA – NA PLAKARI – BRESTOVICA – VELI VRH – MALI VRH – TRESKAVAC
This trail is called Vaclavs Reef Path and it is difficult trail of Total Length of 16 km. Duration of walk is 6:00 hours and Altitude difference is 348 m. You start from Baška – Ljubimer and you will be able to really get to know the flora and fauna of the area. On the trail you will go to the two highest peaks Obzova and Veli Vrh. On peak of Obzova you can write your name and message in the book of all the mountaineers who conquered the top of the mountain. For this trail you need to be prepared and it is recommended to hikers with experience.
It is important to say that is getting more and more popular because of its new attraction – miraculous glass drops merged with Baška’s mrgara – in the inaccessible locality of Ljubimer. This impressive art installation arrived on the hill above Vela plaža. It is work of the famous Chilean architect of Croatian roots Smiljan Radić and Marcela Corre. It consists of two irregularly shaped glass spheres, which refract sunlight in all directions. Mrgari decorate municipal pastures (communes) in only three locations on Krk and are built of a single dry stone wall, which is why they are quite fragile and require regular maintenance by their builders. Except in the extreme south of the island of Krk and on the neighboring island of Prvić, there are such drywall structures only in Iceland and Wales.
4. BAŠKA – BATOMALJ – VRATUDIH – STARA BAŠKA
This is very interesting trail that includes places Batomalj and Old Baška. It is demanding trail of Total length of 8 km. Duration of walk is 3:30 hours with Altitude of 350 m. Batomalj is famous for church of st. Nikola which was built in 1676. It also contains a painting that is believed to date from the 13th century and that it belonged to the church of the same name, the ruins of which are still visible at the site of Sveti Miluka south of the village. Old Baška is a village two kilometers long in the southern part of the island of Krk, along its entire length there are beaches and bays, from those sandy, rocky to those with rocks. Here are one of the most beautiful beaches on the island like Golden beach and Zala beach.
5. BAŠKA – VRACA – BAG – ŠKULJICA
This is very nice trail which is -must to do- while you are in Baška. You will see the peak of Bag which is the most southern point of the island of Krk. On its 185 m above sea level you will be able to enjoy the unique view of Baška and Prvić. You can also swim in the Rt Škuljica. It is Medium difficulty trail of Total Length of 5 km and duration of walk is 2:00 hours. The highest point and altitude is 185 m. The starting point of the hike is Baška – Zarok- Vela plaža. The trail starts at the end of the asphalt road-Vela plaža. At the very beginning, the marked trail 1 leads over the sandstone Zarok, a gentle ascent leads us to the intersection below Veli Gradac. Along the entire trail you can enjoy a spectacular view of Baška, Vela plaža or Prvić.