Get on board the ferry to Lošinj and begin crossing the Adriatic Sea to arrive in Croatia's crown jewel, well-known as the island of wellness and vitality!
Lošinj (Lussino) is Croatia's 7th largest island with a length and width of around 33km and 4.5km respectively while its coastline spans in 113km. Lošinj belongs in the Primorje-Gorski Kota County in Kvarner Gulf (Cres-Lošinj archipelago) and it is said that it has been inhabited since prehistoric times. Cres is the largest island of the archipelago, followed by Lošinj and then, some other minor islands such as Unije, Ilovik, Susak, Vele Srakane, Male Srakane. It is notable to mention that Cres and Lošinj are connected not only by ferries but also by a bridge.
Losinj is famous for its rich flora, containing pine forests and various medicinal herbs, as well as for its mild climate (more than 200 sunny days per year) and its great quality of air and water. All these together form the ideal recipe for wellness and vitality, a main reason for its high traffic, especially during summer months. The island also offers plenty of available activities, like walking / cycling / hiking (280km of footpaths and cycling trails), tennis, water sports, diving, sailing and excursions around and to the nearby islands.
The main settlements in Lošinj are Nerezine, Sveti Jakov, Ćunski, Artatore, Mali Lošinj and Veli Lošinj, with Mali Lošinj being the most visited one.
Make your booking to Lošinj with a ferry in advance and have a wonderful time in Croatia's pearl!
How to get to Lošinj by ferry
Losinj or else Lussino, owns one port in its southern part, in the village of Mali Losinj. In order to get to Mali Losinj by ferry, you can either start from Italy's mainland ports of Pesaro and Cesenatico or from Croatia's island Novalja. The ferries which operate in the specific route are the regular ones (conventional) that provide numerous facilities and amenities on board as well as garages for vehicles.
- Pesaro to Lussino - the ferries depart at least twice per week and need around 4 hours to arrive
- Cesenatico to Lussino - a 5.5h crossing duration with at least 2 departures weekly
- Novalja to Lussino - at least 2 sailings per week with a maximum of 2.5h travel time
Ports in Lošinj
There is only one port in Lošinj and it is based in the village of Mali Lošinj, in the south part of the island. Mali Lošinj or else, Lussinpiccolo, is the island's most populated area and where most accommodations, markets, bars and restaurants are situated. The port is sheltered from winds in a deep bay and is hosting large ships, yachts and fishing boats in its marina.
For further information about Mali Lošinj port, please visit its dedicated page here.
Holidays in Lošinj
Holidays in Lošinj include the whole package. From gorgeous sightseeing to numerous activities, stunning beaches, graphical places and of course, the reviving feel the island provides. After a few days in Lošinj, it is certain that you will have your batteries fully recharged. As for the accommodations, the island possesses a big variety of luxurious and affordable ones, Airbnb apartments, villas, hostels and all inclusive resorts.
Below, we provide a list of the things you can do in Lošinj while also, some attractive hotels:
In Mali Lošinj:
- Hotel Aurora
- Hotel Bellevue
In Veli Lošinj:
- Vitaly Hotel Punta
- Dolphin Suites
- Apartments Punta
- Trasorka Glamping Tents
Things to Do & See
- Visit the Museum of Apoxyomenos, dedicated to the statue of the Greek athlete Apoxyomenos (found in 1999)
- Kula (Tower), a museum-gallery space located
- Gallery Fritzi (art collection by Croatian and European artists)
- The town of Osor
- Virgin Mary in the church of Our Lady of the Annunciation
- Churches of St. Nicholas, "Our Lady", St. Andrew, St. The Martin, St. Peter and Paul
- Aquapark Čikat
- Čikat Bay
- Osoršćica Mountain
- Do a dolphin watching tour
- Make a trip to Ilovik
- Walk in Punta Križa (Cres)