At 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