Cres (2946 inhabitants) is a city on the island. Territorial and administrative Cres belongs Primorje-Gorski Kotar county. Cres City is located on the west side of the island in the bay which is a large part protected from winds. Its development, the city of Cres begins in fourteenth century when it received the Statute. The old town of Cres, is identified by what has been surrounded by walls that have five towers. Cres has its historical monuments: the Benedictine monastery in the fifteenth century, the Church of Sv. Izidor from the twelfth century, the church of Sv. Snjezana Mary, and a few churches that belong to the Renaissance and Gothic script. Population of the town of Cres engaged in agriculture (Pernat place is famous for its large number of processed agricultural areas), breeding (place Orlec very famous for its livestock and interesting by what protected species of birds griffon vultures in the vicinity have their nests), fishing, and in more time and tourism in which the offer prevail apartments in privately owned. In the town of Beli and ecologically central which is concerned with the protection and preservation of bjeloglavih vultures. Valun interesting by tkzv. "Valunskoj panel with Glagolitic stone collection that displays Glagolitic inscriptions in Dalmatia, Istria and Kvarner. City Cres has another twenty or so places that are interesting for its versatile (St. Peter, Loznati, Zbicina, shrubs, Vidovici, Midsummer, Porozina ...). Cres is extremely well-indented island with a large number of attractive bay with many beaches (some of them with the almost untouched nature) that are suitable for family tourism. Gastro Cresa is extremely high, which is manifested by different types of sea food, prosciutto, lamb, cheese and a white top and black vinama. In sports-rekracijskoj offer Cres has: water skiing, wind surfing, sailing, tennis, table tennis, diving, fishing, biking. Islands: Rab (), Krk () and Losinj () are also very attractive (and comfortable apartments and a variety of restaurants with many attractive beaches and facilities for the conduct of peaceful and active holidays). Attractive national parks complement the tourist offer of the town of Cres. Near the town of Pula () is located in Brijuni National Park, and in the region of Gorski Kotar National Park Paklenica. All the islands of Cres and have their tradiocionalne festivities, which are mainly organized by the religious holidays, and the specific are that it is with a good song and music estradnih artists, as well as good food and drinks, enjoyed the early morning hours. Numerous night clubs and discotheques Kvarner islands are attractive for guests who want a night entertainments. Cres is connected with all the tourist destinations on the Adriatic, since they are near the airport and the highway (in the city of Rijeka), and numerous ferry pier along the coastal part of Croatia.