The Brijuni Islands (also known as the Brionian Islands; Serbian: Бриони/Brioni, same as Italian: Brioni) are a group of fourteen small islands in the Croatian part of the northern Adriatic Sea, separated from the west coast of the Istrian peninsula by the narrow Fažana Strait. The largest island, Veliki Brijun Island (also known as Italian: Brioni Grande or Croatian: Veli Brijun), (5.6 km2), lies 2 kilometres (1 mile) off the coast. The second largest island is Mali Brijun with an area of 1.07 km², and twelve much smaller islands. Famous for their scenic beauty, the islands are a holiday resort and a Croatian National Park. On the Brijuni there are several archaeological and cultural sites. At four sites on Veliki Brijun Island over 200 dinosaur footprints have been discovered, which can be traced to the Cretaceous Period from where Brijuni Cretaceous Park gets its name. There are also several archeological sites worth seeing. There is the 13th century AD St. Mary's Church which was built by the Knights Templar. There are also two ancient Roman villa remains, from the 2nd Century BC and remains of a Byzantine palace. The last remain is Hill-fort which indicates a Bronze Age settlement on the island dating back to 14th century BC. There are also several exhibitions including natural history and art exhibitions, and archaeological collections. Experience the unspoiled nature of Brijuni National Park by visiting these beautiful Adriatic islands - Welcome to Brijuni islands - Croatia!
Brijuni Port is located on the NE coast of Veliki Brijun Island, the largest of the Brijuni Islands. Brijuni National Park ferry port is located on the island of Brijuni, Croatia. Ferry routes to and from Brijuni National Park are currently served by 1 company: Brijuni National Park, going to 1 destination. In the high season there are 12 journeys per day. In the low season there are 4 journeys per day. Journey time is 15 minutes. There is one ferry route passing through the port of Brijuni National Park