Silo is located on the north-eastern part of the island, facing Crikvenica Riviera about 20 km from Krk bridge and 15 km from airport Rijeka. With almost untouched nature will satisfy every visitor who looks for his own inlet and peace.
Silo celebrates its day on 16th August on the festivity of St. Roch, which represents the continuation of the tradition initiated in mid 19th century, when the plague devastated our country. The inhabitants of Silo and many others vowed to St. Roch to save them from the plague, which marked the beginning of the votive St. Roch processions from Polje to the church of St. Nicholas in Šilo.
Particular qualities of Silo are its numerous and naturally protected pebble beaches and the specially well known sandy beach with its clear, pleasant sea, ideal for small children and with blue flag as sign of quality of the sea. In the bay outside of main beaches is special dog friendly beach. For cycling and walking are suitable numerous paths through old olive groves between Silo and Polje.
There are also available tennis courts, beach volleyball courts and various water sports (sailing, rowing, diving, etc.). Diving in bay of Silo has many interesting diving points which are presented by local diving clubs, especially attractive is shipwreck Peltastis one of the best diving points in Kvarner.
In city are shops (open all days 08-21 h), restaurants, post office, ambulance, pharmacy, church, camp, diving clubs, cash machine, children playgrounds
WHAT TO SEE NEAR SILO
Here is ou short guide of places we reccommend to visit during Your stay on island Krk and region Kvarner.
LOCATION: ISLAND KRK
CAVE BISERUJKA (10 km fom Silo)
Rudine 5, 51514, Rudine, Croatia
Latitude : 45.185966 | Longitude : 14.610304
Cave is located on the island of Krk 300 meters north-west of the Rudine village. The cave is adjusted to tourists and offers a wealth of cave decorations - calcareous sinters, stalagmites, and stalactites.
AQUARIUM BASKA (25 km from Silo)
Zvonimirova ulica 98, 51523, Baška, Croatia
Latitude : 44.970186 | Longitude : 14.754161
Baska Aquarium offers a unique experience of sea life and underwater world of the Croatian Adriatic Sea. Richness and diversity of Adriatic fish (catfish, moray, lobster, grouper, octopus ...) are displayed in twenty-one aquariums that occupy 35 m3 of the sea
WAKEBOARD CENTER KRK (15 Km from Silo)
D102, 51517, Kornić, Croatia
Latitude : 45.037608 | Longitude : 14.616784
WELLNESS CENTERS ON ISLAND KRK
BAŠKA - Wellness centre Baska - WEB SITE
FRANCISCAN MONASTERY KOSLJUN
Only 750 meters from Punat lies the islet of Košljun. It is known for the Franciscan monastery where the monks have collected and preserved numerous valuable items for centuries.
Košljun, Krk, Croatia
Latitude : 45.026667 | Longitude : 14.618333
HORSE RIDING CLUB NJIVICE - WEB SITE (15 km from Silo)
- offers you the opportunity of active vacation for children and adults very near Njivice
- recreative riding on the beautiful grounds for riders with and without experience
- for children riding on a fenced ground with a guide. Please contact us before arrival.
- relax in the country, get to know the green side of the island
Info: +385(0)98 1334 808 Laura
LOCATION: RIJEKA (35 km from Silo)
ASTRONOMICAL CENTER RIJEKA (35 km from Silo)
Sveti Križ 33, 51000, Rijeka, Croatia
Latitude : 45.325055 | Longitude : 14.483526
it is the first and the only Astronomical Centre in Croatia which includes both, the observatory and the planetarium. the digital planetarium is the only one of its kind, not only in Croatia, but also in the region
TOWER CENTER RIJEKA (35 km from Silo)
Shopping mall has an area of over 125,000 square meters with more than 150 shops and eight mega shops.
Children entertainment playgrounds in Rijeka
Happyland - in shopping mall Tower center Rijeka
Zvrk - just 500 meter from shoping mall Tower center Rijeka
Bowling - in shopping mall Tower center Rijeka - web site
Tennis - available in following cities: Silo, Malinska, Njivice, Krk, Baška
Swimming pool complex Rijeka - pools 50 meters and 25 meters, indoor and outdoor. Pools open also to public. Web site of pool complex.
Rafting/Canoe/Kayak - Situated only 60 km from Silo in beautiful mountains of Gorski kotar. Here is web site for more information.
Sport center Start fun only 30 km from Silo near Rijeka. indoor/outdoor tennis, badminton, table tennis, football, gym - web site
Sport center Platak - Situated 1111 m above sea level there are children playgrounds, basketball, football, badminton, cycling - web site
- Plitvice lakes
- North Velebit