Bakar is an ancient city and port, one among the oldest cities of the North Adriatic Sea with a long and rich history.
The old core of the town has been declaring as a cultural monument in 1968. This region has been inhabited within the
third and second century B.C. and therefore the Roman Empire has also left traces of its existence
here. The Croatian Lords belonging to the families of Frankopan and Zrinski lived here and also the Empress
Marija Terezija granted this town the status of a king’s city.
Lovran is a small town in Istria, Croatia, on the western coast of the Kvarner Bay with a population of something over 4000. Its name derives from Laurel (Laurus nobilis), as shown in the coat of arms.
Lovran is one of the oldest coastal settlements on the eastern shore of the Istrian peninsula. By the early Middle Ages, it was an important urban and shipbuilding center of northern Adriatic. Following the sudden development of port towns in the vicinity (Trieste, Pula, and Rijeka). Which became the new and dominant urban centers in the region, because of them Lovran lost its significance.
However, by the mid 19th century, the area gains prominence as it becomes a fashionable resort for the Austro-Hungarian nobility. The long tradition of tourism is still strongly felt in the Lovran region. Because it forms the backbone of the economy.
Icici is a small tourist place with about 800 inhabitants. It is in the northern Adriatic, in the Kvarner Bay. The place is 5 km far from Opatija and 15 km from Rijeka. It is located at the foothill of the Učka mountain. Which is 1401 m high. And which environment has been declared a nature park. Because of the special and beautiful nature. The population is mainly occupied with tourism and hospitality activities. Because of its favorable position, Icici has developed into a true tourist place with numerous offers over the years. So besides the rich offer of restaurants offers opportunities for various sports, excursions, night outings.
Icici offers a breathtaking view of the two largest Croatian islands of Krk and Cres, which you can visit by boat. This place is especially known for its newly-equipped ACI Marina. Thanks to a variety of accommodation (hotels, apartments, campsite). And sports recreational facilities (tennis courts, water sports, sailing …). Here is a special place for nautical tourism. On the way from Icici to Ucka, you will find a small medieval town of Veprinac, which has its own law, dating from the 1500’s. Near Icici is the campsite which is near the beach, not far from tennis courts. Continue reading →
Ika Kvarner Riviera is a place with something over 480 inhabitants on the eastern coast of Istria, in the Kvarner Bay. It is on the Opatija Riviera. And administratively as a settlement belongs to the city of Opatija. Today, Ika almost got together with neighboring places, Icici in the north and Lovran in the south.
Island Pasman within the Adriatic coast in Croatia, situated south of Zadar. The island is surrounded by the islands of Ugljan, Iz, Dugi Otok and Kornati Archipelago. Island Pasman is ecologically preserved, with many kinds of agent and aromatic plants. One of the greenest islands in the Adriatic Sea, and also one of the destinations with the clearest sea. Clearness is because of currents which change direction every six hours in this area.