Vrbnik-beautiful old town
Historical place Vrbnik
Vrbnik is one of the most picturesque places on the island of Krk. This beautiful little town is located on the east side of the island Krk, on a rock that rises 50 m above sea level.
Vrbnik is also one of the oldest places on the island that preserves the autochthonous Croatian cultural heritage the angular Glagolitic alphabet.
The Kvarner area was a source of Glagolitic literacy. Old manuscripts have been preserved in the Vrbnik church and the Vitezić library. Stone fragments and inscriptions can also be seen on the streets of the old part of the city.
Krk autochtonous wine wariety
White wine from the noble grape variety Žlahtina from Vrbnik is one of the highest quality wine products in Croatia, and it is known far beyond domestic borders. In the Vrbnik field, on a little more than 100 hectares, over 120 wagons of žlahtina grapes are produced annually, processed into the famous dry white wine, sparkling wine & distillates.
Vrbnik is a place you have never seen before! When you enter the nest of his old houses and begin to explore the winding direction of its narrow streets. Vrbnik will move hundreds of years back in time.
You don’t need to know anything about the history of Croatia and the island of Krk. Soon as you set foot in Vrbnik, you will understand that it is revealed to you here at every step.
You will feel the tradition, the hard way of life, you will feel the connection between man and nature. Here you live from the fruit of the earth: the vine feeds Vrbnik who lives gratefully when the year is fertile and humbly overcomes years with less fruit.
Let these specialties bring you to Vrbnik! Be sure to visit it, with excellent wine and good food..Walk through this unusual town. Get to know the island’s culture and tradition. Finally, don’t forget to slip through the narrowest street in the world, only 50 cm wide: it’s called Klančić!
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