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Kraljevica Kvarner Riviera

Kraljevica Kvarner RivieraKraljevica Kvarner Riviera is an old seaside town, located at the entrance to the Bay of Bakar, in the heart of the Kvarner bay, where the inland roads first encounter the sea. The area of the City stretches to 1753 ha of land and to 365 ha of sea. The coast is indented and long is about 13km. Also, distances from Kraljevica are: To Zagreb, there is 158km, to Ljubljana, is 139, to Triest 94, to Venice 253, to Graz 328 km. Continue reading

Volosko

Volosko nightWhile Opatija has not yet existed as a world-famous tourist destination, Volosko was the seat of the district, commercial port and administrative center. Nowadays, Volosko has lost its importance. But the magic attraction of a picturesque seaside resort, the inexhaustible source of inspiration for artists, the refuge of all those who seek the oasis of peace in the narrow alleys, along with a cup of coffee on the waterfront, in the unique ambiance of the fishing harbor and the mole. There is also something special about the view from the top of the Volosko seafront. From here to the south, the entire Adriatic Sea opens… Continue reading

Porozina island CresPorozina is the name of the village and the ferry port on the west side of the island of Cres. Porozina island Cres, administratively, the settlement belongs to the town of Cres.

Today there is an old Porozina, built on the hill above the harbor and the new Porozina, a cottage settlement built in the last 20 years.

The resort is located in a bay in the north of the island. The bay is well protected from all the winds. So this place is the only place that has ever been suitable for the ferry docking.

On the hill above the pier, there was an ancient lighthouse at the time, and because of that, the locality got its name.(Pharum insulae). Continue reading

Senj Riviera

senj riviera

Senj is a tourist destination and port in the Velebit channel, Senj Riviera. The location of the town of Senj is on the edge of a wooded slope at the foot of the Velebit mountain bare rocks. From which a strong wind called Bura blows in the winter. This region was used to cross from the inland to the coastal area since ancient times. Roman and Greek geographers, and also historians, mention a port named Senia where Senj stands today. All historical secrets of the town are located in the city museum. Continue reading

Dubrovnik Croatia

Dubrovnik CroatiaDubrovnik Croatia is located in the very south of Croatia, as the pearl of the Adriatic, defying time and preserving its rich history and culture. Over a thousand years of its history has made it a European cultural center. At first, it was a small community. And in time the city experienced flourishing and became the seat of an independent Dubrovnik Republic. The Dubrovnik people are master the art of seamanship, creating a fleet in the South Adriatic that could be compared to that of Venice in the north. Continue reading

Medveja, Opatija Riviera

MedvejaNine kilometers from Opatija, and only two kilometers from Lovran, you will find a small place Medveja. The legend says that Medveja has named after the Greek myth heroine Medeja, after hiding in that area with Jason. The underground streams flowing directly from the Ucka mountain into the sea on the beach of Medveja. And also according to the same story is Medea’s tears. Continue reading

Moscenicka Draga

moscenicka dragaAt the time of the Austro-Hungarian Empire at the flip of the nineteenth into the twentieth century, the rail lines Vienna – Matulji, Vienna – Ljubljana – Trieste, and Zagreb – Karlovac – Rijeka initiated the tourism on the Opatija Riviera. The guests were making journeys in horse-carriages from Opatija into the romantic Moscenicka Draga. The primary traveler overnight stays have been recorded within the stunning villas designed at the end of the nineteenth century.

The beginnings of tourism connected to the Armanda family. They did own the hotel with the same name within the center of Draga. On the foundations of this historic hotel later built was the hotel Draga. Later renamed Miramar, and – more recently – as present-day Mediteran. Along the side of the hotel Armanda, also, one of the originators of tourism in Moscenicka Draga was the Pension Alla Marina. Built on the beach itself. It’s no surprise that the Mediterranean climate, clear sea, gorgeous nature, also, healthy and attractive food began attracting tourists from all over the world. Continue reading

Crikvenica Riviera

crikvenica rivieraIf you like the sea. Nature. You like the sun, beautiful sunny beaches. You are a fan of history and tradition. What else to say? Crikvenica has everything for you. Because Crikvenica Riviera is one of the most picturesque parts of the Adriatic shore. It is sea landscape, and land full of greenery in Vinodol valley. And also continental forest part with a perfect climate that refreshing on summer hot days. This climate attracts tourists for centuries now. And here are also the specialties of Crikvenica Riviera. Like antics clues, museums, galleries and fine food, wine and hospitable people attached to sea, tourists, and fisheries.

Sun, fresh air and aroma of the sea salt and green parks and walking paths are irresistible reasons to come to Crikvenica Riviera. Also, there are other beautiful and charming small places like Jadranovo, Dramalj, and Selce. They are so different but so harmonic. You will find more about these places on this website also. Continue reading

Opatija Riviera

opatija rivieraVisiting Opatija Riviera, town Opatija in Croatia. Known as the ‘Old Dame’, the ‘Pearl of the Adriatic’ or the ‘Queen of Tourism’, is an exceptional seacoast resort city. Also With an extended history of tourism stretching back to 1844.

Opatija, this beautiful tourist place. Lies in the middle of the Kvarner Riviera with the longest tradition of tourism in Croatia. The very attractive geographic position. Enabling its warm seas to be quickly reached from a lot of cities in Central Europe. (only about five hundred kilometers from Milano, Vienna, and Münich). Also, the lush green scenery and a nice climate (45° 20’ north latitude) were a number of the main reasons for its starting and the fast development of its tourism at the end of the nineteenth century. Continue reading