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Rijeka's Surroundings

Due to its location Rijeka is the perfect base from which to discover all the diversity that surrounds it. A number of completely different areas can be visited in only a short time – take a walk down the beautiful Opatija promenade, ski on Platak above Rijeka during winter, try Istrian specialties, walk through the forests of Gorski kotar, explore the islands... Meet our dear neighbours!


Crikvenica

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In addition to beautiful natural surroundings, crystal clear sea, fresh air, and traditionally hospitable people, one of the main reasons for choosing Crikvenica for your holidays is the area's balmy, stable and healthy Mediterranean climate and microclimate.




Istria

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Istria is the biggest Adriatic peninsula and a region of amazing blue and green landscapes. Its indented coastline consists of inlets, beaches and small picturesque historical towns – elegant Umag and Novigrad, tourist mecca Poreč, beautiful Vrsar and Rovinj, the famous oasis of Mediterranean romance.




Volosko

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Before Opatija became a holiday resort, Volosko was the seat of the district, an important trade port and the area's administrative centre.




Kastav

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The town of Kastav was built on a 365 m high hill overlooking the Kvarner Bay in the northern part of the Adriatic coast.




Lošinj

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Where the stars look beautiful like nowhere else, where you breathe with your full lungs, where waves of Iistria, Kvarner and Dalmatia intertwine, and where the last North Adriatic school of dolphins swimmswims happily – that's where the Lošinj Archipelago is located.




Krk

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Among the 1185 Croatian islands, only one is golden, Insula Aurea – the island of Krk.




Ičići and Ika

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Situated close to Opatija, Ičići are today is now a famous nautical centre. Its ACI Marinae has about 300 sea berths and 40 dry berths, offers thea complete nautical service and is a proud owner of the “Blue Flag”, an important environmental award.




Novi Vinodolski

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The Novi Vinodolski Riviera is located in the central part of Northern Hrvatsko primorje. And the town of Novi Vinodolski, which developed from the old fort of Novigrad that used to belong to the noble Frankopan family.


Gorski kotar

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Nestled between continental Croatia and its coastal regions, Gorski kotar offers beautiful scenery simply ideal for a relaxing holiday, equally rich in cultural sights and natural attractions.




Grobnik and Platak

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Grobnik’s pride – the most best preserved testimony of past times is undoubtedly the Frankopan Castle, situated on a 466 metres high hill, between the left bank of the river Rječina River and the Grobnik Field.




Jelenje

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Jelenje is located just 15 kilometres from Rijeka, a karst area at an altitude of around three hundred meters, which is the reason for its Mediterranean-continental climate. The speech of the indigenous population is the Chakavian speech of Grobnik, which was declared a protected intangible cultural heritage of the Republic of Croatia.



Mošćenička Draga

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It seems like Mošćenička Draga is somehow “separated” from the rest of the world, but for tourists, curious visitors, weekend guests, hikers, sportspersons, artists and nature enthusiasts this place has always been the recommended holiday destination.




Viškovo

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Viškovo is located on the northwest side of the city of Rijeka, along the road that leads from the city of Rijeka to the villages of Skalnica and Klana.




Lovran

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Lovran is a town with a long and diverse past and a hundred-year-long tradition of tourism. It took its name from laurel, laurus nobilis, which grows abundantly in the evergreen groves in the town and its surroundings.




Učka

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Učka Nature Park encompasses the Učka Mountain and a part of the Ćićarija Mountain range. It is located along the northern Adriatic coast at one of the most northerly points of the Mediterranean, right where Istria meets the continental part of Croatia.




Opatija

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Opatija, an elegant tourist destination, is lying at the centre of a Riviera with the longest tradition of tourism in Croatia.




Bakar

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The town of Bakar is one of the oldest towns in the Northern Adriatic with a long and rich history.




Medveja

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The legend says Medveja was named after the mythological Greek enchantress Medea, who was the first person to walk into the sea from its beautiful and spacious pebble beach.




Kraljevica

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The little old coastal town of Kraljevica is located at the entrance to the Bay of Bakar, right in the heart of the blue Gulf of Kvarner, just where the roads from the interior first touch the sea.




Senj

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The town of Senj is the largest urban agglomeration on the Croatian coast between Rijeka and Zadar.




Cres

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The island of Cres is located in the wide Bay of Kvarner and is the biggest Adriatic island. The coastline of the island is indented and abounds with many bays and pebble beaches in the west and south while the northern and eastern parts are crowned with steep and savage cliffs.




Klana

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Klana, 18 kilometres from Rijeka, provides an even more intense tourist gift. Recreational walkers, hikers and cyclists will find arranged and marked biking and walking trails which, together with the historical attractions they will find there, make Klana an interesting and important link in the Rijeka Ring.


Kostrena

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Kostrena is a popular, old seaside town mentioned for the first time in early 15th century. It is situated nearby Rijeka, surrounded by Martinšćica and the Bay of Bakar.