Destination guide

The adventurous city of Cres awaits you

Enjoy the monuments and other features of Cres. Renowned for its beaches, diving and cycling, this city welcomes all visitors. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Cres

Do you want to discover attractions to visit in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Cres a fun place to get away to. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Vransko Jezero Lake (7.3 mi / 11.8 km)
  • Dunat Beach (13.4 mi / 21.6 km)
  • Jami na Sredi Trail (19.7 mi / 31.6 km)
  • Crikvenica Aquarium (21.7 mi / 35 km)
  • Komrcar Park (23.7 mi / 38.1 km)
  • Molo Longo Promenade (25.5 mi / 41 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Cres

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Cres is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Cres Island (4.8 mi / 7.7 km)
  • Lubenice Beach (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Vransko Jezero Lake (7.3 mi / 11.8 km)
  • Jert Beach (7.7 mi / 12.3 km)
  • Martinscica Beach (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)
  • Beli Beach (10.3 mi / 16.5 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Cres

Fly into Rijeka (RJK), the closest airport, located 20.6 mi (33.2 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you might consider flying into Pula (PUY), which is 22.2 mi (35.6 km) away.

Where to stay near Cres?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 7,261 holiday rentals near Cres. From 952 Houses to 416 Villas, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Cres for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Cres?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Cres. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Cres Tower: 9,535 holiday rentals
  • Trg Frane Petrića: 3,204 holiday rentals
  • St. Mary of the Snow Church: 9,593 holiday rentals
  • Martinscica Marina Square: 4,102 holiday rentals
  • Grmov Bunkers: 4,201 holiday rentals

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Cres! Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Cres?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Cres with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a perfect city break:

  • Supetarska Draga: 5,529 holiday homes
  • Crikvenica: 10,244 holiday homes
  • Banjol: 3,782 holiday homes
  • Pula: 11,506 holiday homes
  • Opatija: 2,472 holiday homes

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Cres?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places to visit in Cres. From HomeAway travellers, the more popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Cres Tower: 9,535 holiday rentals
  • Trg Frane Petrića: 3,204 holiday rentals
  • St. Mary of the Snow Church: 9,593 holiday rentals
  • Martinscica Marina Square: 4,102 holiday rentals
  • Grmov Bunkers: 4,201 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Cres listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday homes.

Explore destinations around Cres

Supetarska Draga
5,529 holiday rentals
Crikvenica
10,244 holiday rentals
Banjol
3,782 holiday rentals
Pula
11,506 holiday rentals
Opatija
2,472 holiday rentals
Ičići
2,073 holiday rentals
Barban
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Barbat
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Dramalj
9,540 holiday rentals
Cere
4,252 holiday rentals
Palit
3,663 holiday rentals
Čižići
10,454 holiday rentals
Motovun
2,398 holiday rentals
Lovran
2,310 holiday rentals
Vrbnik
12,358 holiday rentals
Buzet
1,679 holiday rentals
Pag
6,739 holiday rentals
Novalja
7,179 holiday rentals
Kožljak
3,167 holiday rentals
Heki
2,437 holiday rentals