Before Opatija became a holiday resort, Volosko was the seat of the district, an important trade port and the area's administrative centre. Although Volosko has lost that importance, it has retained its magical appeal of a picturesque fishing village, an inexhaustible sBefore Opatija became a holiday resort, Volosko was the seat of the district, an important trade port and the area's administrative centre. ource of inspiration to artists, a haven for anyone searching for peace in the narrow lanes of the old town, or for a cup of coffee on the waterfront, in the unique atmosphere of the harbour. There is something very special about the view of the sea from Volosko's waterfront: the entire Adriatic seems to open up towards the south from here...

 

When walking through the lanes in the historic part of the town, you will come across the monument commemorating Volosko as the birthplace of Andrija Mohorovičić, the world-famous scientist who first identified the discontinuity that separates the Earth's crust from the mantle. This layer is called the Mohorovičić Discontinuity, or Moho for short. He was born in the house at the very beginning of the Lungomare coastal promenade.

 

Today Volosko is also synonymous with fine gastronomy – from typical taverns offering fish and other traditional local dishes, to superb gourmet restaurants listed in the most prestigious international restaurant guides – Volosko offers all of that, and much more.