Multiple routes will take you past all the best historical sites and views in the Baška region. Easy routes range from 2 to 3.5km taking an hour and a half, moderate and hard routes vary in length which may be shorter but pose much bigger challenges to your thighs, though you can always opt for a more sedate return via taxi-boat. Detailed maps can be picked up from numerous locations throughout the Baška area.
Crkva Sv. Troijice
Church of the Holy Trinity
It is the biggest church in Baška area. Built in Baroque style in the 18th century (1723), the interior holds eight altars, one of which is dedicated to St. Trinity. Further decorating the interior of the church are pictures by famous painters from Fran Juric in the 18th century, the Venetians Paul Campus in the 16th century, Jacopo Palma the Younger in the 17th century. The church was gifted a priceless wrought silver cross by the Frankopan Princes. Its bell tower dates from 1766 and rises 28m.
The Church of St. John the Baptist and adjoining cemetery, known as ‘The Old Man’ dates from the 11th century, and was the first church in the valley and hosts in its bell tower the oldest bell in the area, dating from 1431.
Zavicajni Museum, Baška
The Baška Heritage Museum
Dating from 1970, it presents ethnographic collections from the area including local folk costumes, cooking equipment and other effects of daily life through the area’s history. There is a special memorial room to the famous local Czech physician, Dr Zdenka Čermakova (1884-1968) hailing from Prague who with her co-patriot Emil Geistlich, editor of the Narodna Politika printing house in Prague contributed significantly to promoting tourism in Baška. Since 1997 it has been in cooperation with Brigittenau Regional Museum of the Viennese 20th District.
The museum is accessible during summer afternoons.
St Lucia's Church
Baška tablet (Croatian: Bašćanska ploča, pronounced [bâʃt͡ɕanskaː plɔ̂t͡ʃa]) is one of the first monuments containing an inscription in the Croatian language, dating from the year 1100. The tablet was discovered by scholars in 1851 in the paving of the Church of St. Lucy, Jurandvor near Baška on the island of Krk. Since 1934 the original has been kept in the Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts, Zagreb.