The island of Lošinj is a Croatian island in the Adriatic Sea.
Lošinj Island is located in Kvarner Bay , south of it are the islands of Middle Dalmatia, from which it is separated by the Kvarner Gate Strait.
The island, rich in flowers and pine trees, is one of the sunniest places in Europe. The main town on the island is called Mali Lošinj (Little Lošinj). Veli Lošinj (Greater Lošinj), despite the name the smaller town, is a health resort. Other places are: Nerezine, Sv. Jakov and Ćunski.
The island of Losinj, like many Adriatic islands, is an attractive tourist destination,
Access : Coordinates: 44.583333, 14.4 / Lošinj is an island in Kvarner. It belongs to the administrative unit of the City of Mali Lošinj, that is, it is part of the Primorje-Gorski Kotar County.
- The famous ancient statue of the so-called Croatian Apoxyomenos was found in front of Lošinj, The Apoxyomenos type was first created by the Greek sculptor Lysippus in the 4th century BC. The statue is kept at the Archaeological Museum in Zagreb, while which also has a special museum on the island of Lošinj.
- The Lošinj Island considered “the island of wellness” in Europe.the special microclimate of the area is known as the “Kvarner effect” and is considered to have healing properties.Mali Lošinj has an average of about 100 clear days per year. Due to the favorable climate, Mali and Veli Lošinj were declared an “imperial and royal climatic health resort” and convalescent center in 1892.
Go next : Nerezines / Saint Jacob / Ćunsk i / Mali Lošinj / Veli Lošinj / Artator.