In the 7th century, the Croats invaded the island and other islandsaround it and still managed to seize the island. But the 866th was attacked from Venice and they lost it. For many years, Cres was under Venice until Napoleon's victory was formed Austrian government on the island, whose imminent changes again led to French rule.After the defeat of Napoleon, Austria took control of the island for 100 years. During this time, Cres has experiencedeconomic growth, thanks to the olive trees, sage and other plantsthat have become key to the development of the island.

When he signed a contract Rapalski 1920th years, the island is once again fell under Italian rule and remained so until 1947. when the island, along with the Istrian peninsula returned to Croatia.

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