HEARTLAND OF THE ISLAND OF KRK – alongside fishing, another main activity that residents of the island engaged in was agriculture. Today, thanks to the positive influence of the Mediterranean climate the production of healthy vegetables is common. Sheep breeding and cheese production date from historical times.
Developed sheep breeding results in the production of quality and delicious sheep cheese which you can try in restaurants or even buy from local people.
Olives had - and still have great influence on the life on the island of Krk. Island villages are surrounded by numerous plantations of olives. The island of Krk is also well known for the wine-growth which is mostly developed in the area around Vrbnik. The most famous white wine is Vrbnička žlahtina. The heartland of the island is rugged with many pathways and hiking trails which are suitable for walking, hiking, or cycling.