Beautiful islands

Other islands

Gaz

Gaz is an uninhabited small island of the Brijuni archipelago, with the area of 6.28 ha and a coastline length of 1.13 km. Gaz is not open to the public. Looking from a bird's eye view, the islet is shaped like a fish, and it is interesting that the logo of the National park is inspired by the appearance of this island.  

Vrsar

Vrsar is another uninhabited island of the Brijuni archipelago. Its area is 6,79 ha and the length of the coastline is 1,39 km.  
A bunker was built here to defend the islands at the end of the 20th century, but for now it will stay away from the eyes of the visitors of the national park because Vrsar is closed to the public.  
 

Galija

Galija island is located in a residential area and is closed to the public. Its area is 4.94 ha and the length of the coastline is 0,83 km.  

It is assumed that the island was named after a galley, an old type of ship propelled by rowing.  
 

Pusti otok/Madona 


Madona or Pusti island is the islet of the Brijuni archipelago with an area of 5.06 ha and the length of the coastline of 1.19 km. Madona is closed to the public.  

The island was named Madona after the monastery of St. Mary in Dobrika Bay on Veli Brijun island, and in the mid-50s of the 20th century the name Madona was replaced by the name Pusti otok.  

Today, guests at Villa Brijunka use the beaches on this island.  
 

Obljak/Okrugljak  


Obljak is an uninhabited small island of the Brijuni archipelago, with the area of 4.17 ha and a coastline with a length of 0.76 km.  

Although at the beginning of the 20th century it was recorded that the island was inhabited by seven people, today Obljak is uninhabited and closed to the public.  
 

Grunj/Grongera 


Grunj is a small island with an area of 3.37 ha and a length of coastline of 1 km.  

The island was named after a type of fish, conger, known as grunj or ugor. Its Italian name has the same meaning. 

The island is closed to the public.  
 

Supin 


Supin is a small island with an area of 1.28 ha and the length of the coastline 0.43 km. 

The name of the island was derived from the former Italian name Zumpin Grande, which in the Friulian language of the northern region of Italy means lameness. 

The island is closed to the public.  
 

Sveti Marko 
 

Sveti Marko is an island with an area of 0.89 ha and the coastline length of 0.34 km.  

This island is uninhabited and closed to the public.  
 

Supinić 
 

Supinić has an area of 0.37 ha and with the coastline length of 0.25 km, it is the smallest island of the Brijuni archipelago.  

Its name was, just like island Supin, derived from the former Italian name Zumpin Piccolo, which in the Friulian language of the northern region of Italy means lameness. 

The island is uninhabited and is still closed to the public.