A municipality and a town on island Krk whose name is a part of famous Croatian vine brand is Vrbnik, and the name of vine is Vrbnička Žlahtina. Famous vine is poured out of the golden grains of grape that grows in a fertile valley by Vrbnik. Although by the sea, maritime industries and tourism were not ever primary occupations of Vrbnik`s residents. Agriculture is most common doing, especially vine production and, less, olive growth.
Although, Krk is one of the most visited Croatian tourist destination, due to its traffic connections and rich historical legacy, Vrbinik has no hotels or camps. Accommodation here can only be found in private apartments and rooms, and, maybe, that is the reason why Vrbnik is so particular. It has les than a thousand of people living there, who have imploded their charming stone houses around a bell-tower on solid rock climbing out of the sea. It is a typical Dalmatian small town, whose narrow streets wriggle trough stiffed facades and squares merged by centuries old city walls. History remembers the first mark of Vrbnik in the year 1100. and from that time on, it is know as a cradle of Croatian literacy – the oldest Glagolitic breviary preserved is one from Vrbnik in 13. century.
Vrbnik is the best choice for connoisseurs who would like to avoid mass tourism. It offers memorable walks though the city with the most narrow street on the world; marked hiking and bike paths in the country side often lead to some sleepy cove or ancient small church, hidden among the golden fields of grape and olive trees striving to the sun. The town’s beach Zgribnica has the blue flag, and all around Vrbnik there are beaches of enormous beauty with the cleanest sea, suitable both for swimming and diving. Puntarska vala, the bay suitable for surfing, is seven kilometers away and sport terrains can be found in nine kilometres away Punat and 12 kilometers away Krk, main town of the island with vivid daily and nigh life.