Veli Lošinj

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Veli Lošinj
44°31.366'N, 014°30.061'E Chart icon.png
lat=44.522764 | lon=14.501009 | zoom=16 | y

The tiny port of Veli Lošinj lies on the E coast of the island of Lošinj, two miles SE of the island’s capital, Mali Lošinj and 14 miles S of the Osor canal. Like Mali Losinj, the village prospered in the 19th century days of sail and the harbour is ringed with the houses of former sea captains. The baroque church of St Anthony of Egypt on the harbour is one of the finest on the island. The harbour itself is quite cramped and is only suitable for a brief visit by yacht (more than 6-7 and it is practically full). Shelter is reasonable but the harbour becomes untenable with strong N winds.


See Lošinj.


See Croatia.


See Croatia.



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There are no dangers in the approach to Veli Lošinj. However, an approach in fresh to strong N winds is inadvisable and in any case, the harbour would probably be untenable in such conditions. Depths in the harbour entrance are around 6.0 metres and alongside the outer quay a little over 2.0 metres.


Veli Lošinj is not a port of entry. The nearest port of entry is Mali Lošinj.


The tiny harbour of Veli Losinj

Veli Lošinj Harbour

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Harbour icon Veli Lošinj Harbour [[Veli Lošinj#Veli Lošinj Harbour|Veli Lošinj Harbour]] 44°31.303'N, 014°30.054'E
The inner harbour is crammed with local boats and is in any case shallow. Visiting yachts go alongside or in busy periods anchor moor bows or stern-to the E quay just outside the inner harbour (next to the conspicuous church of St Anthony). There is room here for 6-8 yachts, although the quay is also used by tripper boats during the season, reducing the available space. Depths alongside here are little over 2.0 metres, increasing to 6.0 - 7.0 metres further out. Shelter here is good from all winds except N/NE, when it becomes uncomfortable and, if strong, untenable.

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Water N/A (Not Available)
Electricity N/A
Toilets N/A
Showers N/A
Laundry N/A
Garbage Bins around the harbour
Fuel N/A
Bottled gas N/A
Chandlers None
Repairs N/A
Internet Internet cafe in the town
Mobile connectivity ?
Vehicle rentals N/A


  • Supermarket and provisions shops in the town
  • Butcher and bakery
  • Fruit and vegetable market

Eating out

Several cafes and restaurants around the harbour and in the town.



The picturesque inner harbour
The harbourside church of Sv. Antun

Places to Visit

The village is extremely picturesque, with pastel-coloured houses clustered around narrow streets winding up the steep slopes around the harbour. The harbour is dominated by the impressive Baroque church of Sv. Antun (St Anthony), which contains several fine paintings of the Italian school. Dozens of sea captains were buried under the church floor, their other memorial being the numerous fine villas in the village. Behind the town is a 15th-century tower built by the Venetians to protect the harbour from Dalmatian pirates.


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See Croatia.


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