Tourist Board


Bakar is an ancient port and one of the oldest towns on the Adriatic. Mediterranean Sea has penetrated the deepest part of mainland right here in Bakar Bay, reaching a depth of up to 44m.

As if in his arms, Bakar rose proudly on the hill in a shape of a stone amphitheater. The town has been present on historical stage for 5000 years, while its core was registrated as a cultural monument in 1968. Every step through town alleys and its surroundings, reveals a new and exciting story with unexpected contrasts. The area of the town of Bakar covers 126km² and unites numerous natural diversities.

Bakar and its eight neighbouring places; Hreljin, Krasica, Kukuljanovo, Plosna, Ponikve, Praputnjak, Škrljevo i Zlobin, vineyards surrounded by stone drywalls known as Bakarske Prezidi-Takala, karst lake which arises and disappears in Ponikva, ruins of the medieval town of Hreljin located on a cliff 321m above the sea and the top of Mountain Risnjak, represent just some of captivating things the town of Bakar and nearby places offer their visitors.

Business hours

Monday – Friday: 8:30 – 15:30, Saturday: 9:00 – 14:00, Sunday: closed

Monday – Friday: 8:00 – 16:00, Saturday and Sunday: closed