Tkon, Croatia - holiday information

Tkon, Pasman, Croatia – visitor information

Tkon is an old fishing village on the southern part of the Pasman island. Its population is engaged in agriculture, small livestock and fishing. From historical sites in Tkon you can visit the parish church of St. Thomas, the Church of Our Lady of Seven Sorrows, St. Anthony the monk and the Benedictine monastery of St. Cosmos and St. Damian.
 

If you are not really a culture lover, then check out the beaches in Tkon that are a popular destination for visitors. For fans of sport and recreation Tkon offers enjoyment in cycling, sailing, diving, basketball, volleyball, skiing, windsurfing, soccer and many other activities. Also, during the summer many festivals are being organized in the settlement and  the most popular are „Oštro idro” (Sharp sail) festival (sailing and rowing races) and fishermen’s nights that has a tradition since 1986. where you can dance to the music and enjoy grilled fish, shellfish, red wine and many other local specialties.

Lovers of gastronomy can taste the local specialties during the mentioned events in restaurants "Anđelo" , "Maestral", "Sovinje" and tavern "Klanac". Tkon is a popular tourist destination and offers accommodation in numerous private rooms and apartments. In the centre, there are markets, restaurants, cafes, pastry shops, a post office, shops, a butcher, a bakery, a pharmacy, a tourist office and importantly a ferry dock. In the southern part you can find an FKK Sovinje. The camp can accommodate about 200 people, has water and electricity, and a sufficient number of toilets and showers with hot and cold water. Also one interesting thing is the international trekking race Škraping that originates from Tkon, a discipline that includes running and orientation in space. The race is held in two categories: ultra and light. In the year 2009 the race took place on the neighbouring island of Ugljan but now returned to Pasman.


Tkon – basic information

Tkon – population: 707, Tkon - day/ saint: saint : Sv. Toma, 03.07.

Distance from bigger centres

Tkon - Makarska. 188km, Tkon- Split: 140km, Tkon - Pula: 415km, Tkon - Rijeka: 319km, Tkon - Zadar: 33km, Tkon - Šibenik: 50km, Tkon - Dubrovnik: 367km, Tkon - Zagreb: 311km

Possibility of accomodation

private accomodation, apartments, rooms

Beaches

pebble, sandy, stone, concreted

Facilities and authorities

emergency, self-service shops, post office, exchange office, farmacy

Sport's and recreative offer

volleyball in the sand, rent a boat, water sports, walking, jogging tracks, routes for cyclists

Gastronomic offer

restaurants, traditional croatian taverns

Additional offer

croatian national park nearby, croatian natural reservation nearby, organised trips to nearby destinations, organised trips to nearby islands, promenade along the sea, nautic tourist port in the place

Tkon – why choose this destination

clean sea, beautiful beaches, long promenades along the sea, pine wood by the beach, beaches in the place, interesting diving sites, interesting wind surfing sites, long cycling routes and walking tracks, possibility for departures on interesting trips, possibility for sailing around islands

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