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Bakarac Kvarner Riviera, small beautiful settlement near Rijeka, Croatia

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);

Also, the beginning of the tuna hunting season was commonly associating with the transportation of the nets from Bakarac to Bakar. Which attracted domestic and foreign visitors. Bakarac is surround by concrete beaches, each of which has its own name. From the direction of Rijeka, they are in the order of. Swimming Beach, Small Beach, Palada, Skalada, Melina, First House, Second House, Sansovo, Kavranic.

Bakarac is also famous for its very strong wind. They call it Bakarac bura.

Gorski kotar, Fuzine, small tourist town, Travel to Croatia

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.


Gorski kotar climate and traffic connections for Fuzine

The climate is a continental variant of the Mediterranean with a particularly beautiful spring, summer and fall, and snowy, often long winters. The average annual air temperature is 7.6 degrees Celsius. In summer, temperatures rarely exceed 30 degrees, and the warm nights are almost none.
Therefore, in summer, the climate is extremely enjoyable, as are the stable winter days with the richness of snow. Fuzine is famous for its clean mountain air, which tirelessly takes care of by the wind that prevails in the wind for anticyclones. From the surrounding peaks (Bitoraj 1385 meters, Visevica 1428 m, Tuhobic 1106 m, Preradovic 885 m) offers beautiful views of the picturesque wooded areas of Gorski Kotar and the nearby surroundings: lakes, villages Vrata, Lic and Fuzine, karstic Licko polje, sea, coast and Kvarner islands.

Fuzine has excellent traffic connections. The area borders the Kvarner Bay, and the distance from the seaside is – Rijeka and the Crikvenica-Vinodol Riviera only 30 and to the island of Krk only 22 kilometers distant. Because Fuzine is a location close to the new Zagreb – Rijeka motorway, and they are very easy to reach, and it is possible to visit them by a little romantic train ride. It is, therefore, possible to spend a pleasant night in Fuzine on hot summer days, while staying at the sea at the same time.

Gorski kotar Fuzine, lakes Bajer and Lepenica

Fuzine marks the wealth of water. Today there are three reservoir lakes: Bajer, Lepenica, and Potkos. Which is well-suited to the gorgeous landscape. They are rich in fish and are a real fisherman paradise. Clear waters are wealthy with trout, chub, marble trout, carp, pike, grass carp… On the lakes are often sailing, diving competitions, and it is possible surfing, boating, and canoeing. The deep gorgeous forests are also great for hunters. Because they are abundant with the high, but also with the other venison.

Vrelo cave, and recreation

A particularly significant tourist attraction is the cave Vrelo. The cave was discovered in the fifties of the 20th century when the lake Bajer was built. Good Quality of illumination and decoration for the visit with a professional guide. It is 300 meters long and specific. Because it is the only tourist cave in Croatia through which underground water flows. Also, such configurations, without stairs, can even visit the people in wheelchairs. Because of its accessibility and attractiveness, there are all generations of children from kindergartens to the elderly.

As a popular tourist destination, Fužine also offers tourists numerous sports and recreational facilities. Nearby you will find nine marked hiking and cycling trails, mountain hiking trails. And the most popular promenade around the Bajer Lake with its accompanying trim trail. Gorica’s beautiful park with three tennis courts offers the possibility of active sports and recreation. In the village Vrata, there is a sports and recreation center “Gmajna”. In Fuzine, all activities have been developed that ensure a smooth life for the people and a pleasant stay for guests.

Travel to Croatia, Tribalj lake, Crikvenica, Kvarner riviera

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.


Tribalj lake near Crikvenica

The Attractive Lake gives Tribalj a special charm. Because Tribalj lake is a paradise for fishermen, skaters, and paragliders, as well as for cyclists, walkers, and hunters. Tribalj lake is an artificial lake in Vinodol, in the hinterland of Crikvenica, 7 km from the settlement Križišće. It is there for the needs of the hydroelectric power plant Vinodol. And later filled with carp.
The lake’s special feature is that it is just a few kilometers from the sea. The average depth of the lake is 4m, and fishing is very attractive because there is no breakage. In a lake of 41 hectares, the carp is most represent fish. But there are also grass carp, Prussian carp, catfish, silver carp, zander, eel, roach, and whitefish.

Plitvice lakes Croatia, National park, beautiful miracle of nature

Plitvice lakes Croatia

plitvice lakes croatiaWhen you travel to Croatia, there is the place you must see. National park Plitvice. Within the boundaries of this heavily wooded parkland, Plitvice lakes Croatia, sixteen crystal-clear lakes tumble into one another via a series of waterfalls and cascades. The waters rich with minerals carve through the rock, depositing tufa in regularly ever-changing formations. Clouds of butterflies drift on top of the 18km of timbered footbridges and pathways that snake around the edges and across the rumbling water.


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Bakar, one of the oldest city in North Adriatic Sea

Bakar North Adriatic Sea, Croatia

Bakar panoramaBakar 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.


What about holidays in Bakar?

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Lovran, Kvarner riviera, one of my favorite place in that part of Adriatic sea

About Lovran

old-town-LovranLovran 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.

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Travel to Croatia, Ika Kvarner riviera beautiful small place

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.

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Island Pasman, Croatia, holidays from your dreams


island pasman croatia zdrelac

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.

Island Pasman connections

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