Mali Losinj-Veli Losinj promenade
Island of Losinj is part of the Cres-Losinj island group,
inside the Kvarner Bay. Mali Losinj is not only the biggest
settlement on the island of Losinj but also the biggest
island town in the Adriatic. The town is found on the southern
side of the Bay of Losinj, which has become a very important
maritime center, and an important tourist destination.
Losinj and Cres islands offer over 130 km marked walking
paths and sea-promenades and there is printed brochure about
it as well. The sea-promenades are suitable for the widest
circle of walkers. They lead along the island's shores,
bays and coves and through hundred-year-old pine forests.
A walk along Cikat Cove, where Losinj's ladies used
to wait for their seamen to return home, past beautiful
villas of Austrian nobility, will remind you strongly of
most beautiful sea-promenade is connecting Mali Losinj
and Veli Losinj. It is worth mentioning that once Veli
Losinj (Velo selo, i.e. "big village") was bigger than Mali
Loinj (Malo selo, i.e. "small village), but the letter
developed faster so that today the situation is reversed,
nevertheless their names remained the same. The high houses
around the port and the numerous villas with nice gardens
are the main characteristics of Veli Losinj. While strolling
along the narrow streets of Veli Losinj, through the garden
gates ("portuni") you will be able to see the
splendid villas of former captains, shipowners and the rich
The 4 km long promenades between the two places goes along
the coast, through some beautiful woods and along coves.
When you reach Veli Losinj, you can continue toward Rovenska,
the small fishermens port, which attracts visitors
with its beautiful beach.