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Cres is a Croatian island in the Adriatic Sea.
Cres is a hilly island, 66 km long and ranging in width from 2 to 12 km. The island's coastline , 248 km long, is indented; its western and southern part have a plenty of bays and pebbly beaches while the northern and eastern part are characterized with steep and rough rocks.
Cres can be reached via ferry from the island Krk or from the Istrian peninsula ([] line Brestova-Porozina).
For the sake of orientation, here are some rough distances for those who prefer coming by car:
Braislava - 520 km, Budapest - 530 km, Ljubljana - 165 km, Milano - 520 km, Munich - 560 km, Prague - 860 km, Vienna - 555 km, Zagreb - 185 km
The island is really hilly which means the roads are curvy and sometimes as narrow as one path. Be prepared for slow travel and careful maneuvers.
Seafood, lamb, olive oil.