Holidays in Croatia, Kvarner riviera

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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

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

Bakarac Kvarner Riviera

Bakarac Kvarner RivieraBakarac Kvarner Riviera is a settlement in the town of Kraljevica, located in the Bay of Bakar, not far from Rijeka.
The main activities of this region are tourism, agriculture, and also fisheries.
Exactly opposite to Bakarac is Bakar. So some people in the bay on opposite sides of these two places are calling the Bakar Bay and the other (from Bakarac) Bakarac Bay.

Bakarac was a military station in the Roman era. The place is very famous for the original wooden tuners. Which is still in good condition. And was very effective for tuna catching (also, tuna now no longer exists in the bay);

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Gorski kotar, Fuzine

Gorski kotar, FuzineFuzine is located 730 meters above sea level, in the southwestern part of Gorski Kotar, surrounded by picturesque mountains, the silence of centuries-old pine forests and the beauty of its lakes. From its inception to the present day, Fuzine can thank for the development of a very good traffic location and close to the transit routes. Once the Karolina road connecting the interior with the coast, the railway line, and today the Zagreb – Rijeka motorway. Which shortens the road to the sea at only half hours. It is a real pleasure to spend the summer in the sea and enjoy the pleasant mountain air in the numerous accommodation facilities.

 

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Tribalj lakeTribalj is a village in the hinterland of Crikvenica, in Vinodolski municipality. The settlement is position at the intersection of the roads between Drivenik and Grizane. The town has about 600 inhabitants.
The Church of the Mother of God in the Tribalj Field is mention in history as a place of magistracy according to the Vinodol Code. As evidenced by the Glagolitic list. In the area of Tribalj settlement Strance, an old Croatian necropolis from the 8th to the 11th century was discovered. With numerous exhibits kept in the Naval and Historical Museum in Rijeka. In Tribalj there is an accumulation lake: Tribalj lake.

 

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