Mali Lošinj has more than 120 years of organized tourism. Nice anniversary followed by the extraordinary success, thanks to which the Mali Lošinj is one of the most numerous, the largest and economically most powerful city amongst the Croatian islands. Besides the good ferry and boat connections, Mali Lošinj also has a small airport.
Lošinj is a pleasant place for relaxation, with a mild Mediterranean climate and, as they say, the most beautiful sunsets. Lošinj is known worldwide as a health resort. A mild Mediterranean climate has a good affect on the respiratory system, and with the newly opened Center for hemodialysis, the island is profiled as a one of health - tourist destinations.
Accommodation: comfortable hotels, luxurious villas, camps, private rooms.
Lošinj dolphin reserve, Osoršćica mountain, Čikat park forest, Podjavori park forest in Veli Lošinj, Scented island garden, islands of Susak, Ilovik, Unije and Srakane.
Heritage, Wine, Food
The villas of the Austrian aristocracy located in the city and the Čikat park forest planted over 100 years ago, the Church of the Annunciation of the Virgin Mary on Čikat (the church devoted to sailors), the monument of Ambrose Haračić (the creator of Lošinj tourism), parish Church of the Nativity of the Virgin Mary, the Mihičič and Piperata art collection, the Museum of Apoxiomen, the Greek athlete (opens in 2010).
The wines from the island of Susak are highly recommended, and come from vineyards grown on marl soil. The gastronomy offer is dominated by the specialties made with fresh sea fish, shrimp, clams, calamari caught daily by the Lošinj fishermen, meals prepared according to the traditional recipes and seasoned with local wild herbs, the island lamb, goat cheese and homemade prosciutto.
Entertainment, Recreation, Excursions
Plenty of sports, entertainment and cultural events throughout the year, especially in the summer: Osor Music Concerts, Scented Festival, Lošinj Regatta, series of concerts of classical and popular music, Lošinj Jazz Festival, theatre plays, numerous art exhibitions, dancing evenings and night entertainment. Various possibilities for sports, active holidays, numerous tennis courts, cycling, climbing and hiking trails (220 km of trails on five islands), diving school, surfing school and all sorts of opportunities for water sports.