Cres is the town on the western coast of the island Cres in a well sheltered bay. The old core of the city of Cres preserved parts of the city walls, three town gates and defense towers from the 16th century. There is the Gothic-Renaissance church from the 15th century and the corn magazine from the 15th century that is turned in a hotel. You can also see the belfry with a clock from the 16th century, the medieval church of St. Izidor and a few late Gothic palaces (Petris, Rodinis).
There is a Marina in Cres: ACI Cres is located on the western coast with %50 places on the floating docks and 250 on the dry docks. It has cranes of 30 and 10 tons, slipway, shipyard, different workshops, shopping center, sport center, restaurant. There is also a charter fleet available.
Excellent microclimatic conditions, intact nature and the sea, with almost the entire coast being a beach, excellent visitor and tourist opportunities - accommodation (hotels, apartments, campsites), island atmosphere (night excursions, secluded beaches on an island in front of Cres), domestic ambience (wholesome food - fruit, vegetables, medicinal brandies) - reflect a high level of tourist service and a joyful harmony.
There are many opportunities for those who are keen on sports and recreational activities. Very interesting is the diving school with a long tradition, which offers programs on all levels, from beginners to professionals, but also tennis, miniature golf, table tennis and sea water sports - yachting, windsurfing, underwater fishing. Renting of boats and yachts is also possible.
In the vicinity of Cres is the village of Orlec (12 km), the natural habitat of white-headed vulture. A special attraction is watching of these rare birds in flight.