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It's hard to get bored in Rijeka. Our calendar has all the daily events listed, and you may look for our traditional annual events. Find your own place in Rijeka, depending on what you're interested in - sports, entertainment, culture, beaches, shopping, religion or health.


Customize your stay

A couple of hours in Rijeka

If you are travelling through Rijeka, and have to change buses or train and you only have an hour or two, use this time for a quick tour of the city.


A day in our city

One day in Rijeka is enough to visit the most important sights, while the concentration of interesting sights in the centre and its immediate vicinity and good public transport connections will facilitate your visit.


A three-day stay in Rijeka

A three-day stay in Rijeka gives you the opportunity to get to know the city in several ways: from the cultural and historical tradition of the city, its nature, to entertainment and a rich gastronomic offers.



Calendar of Events

Today
  • Giants of Patagonia, traveling dinosaur exhibition

    14. 07. 2016. 26. 06. 2017.
    EXHIBITIONS

    Exportdrvo - Delta

  • 01. 03. 2017. 31. 05. 2017.
    OTHER

    Tower Center Rijeka

  • Going back to the moon, exhibition

    12. 04. 2017. 30. 09. 2017.
    EXHIBITIONS

    The Maritime and History Museum of the Croatian Littoral Rijeka

  • Faces Talk, exhibition

    13. 04. 2017. 24. 09. 2017.
    EXHIBITIONS

    City Museum of Rijeka

  • Monthly programs in Astronomy Centre Rijeka - May

    01. 05. 2017. 31. 05. 2017.
    OTHER

    Astronomical Centre Rijeka

  • May in Art Cinema Croatia

    01. 05. 2017. 31. 05. 2017.
    FILM

    Art kino Croatia

  • Competition for the Most Beautiful Garden or Balcony

    02. 05. 2017. 16. 06. 2017.
    OTHER

    Kostrena

Announcements

Annual Events

Fiumanka

A view that definitely leaves us breathless is the view over the Rijeka Bay coloured by numerous white sails.


Fiumare

Fiumare, the festival of the sea and maritime traditions with Kvarner characteristics is a retro-style event mainly located on the Mrtvi kanal channel and on the area of Verdi Street by the Ivan pl. Zajc Croatian National Theatre.


Ri Rock Festival

One of the longest running festivals featuring new bands, the Ri Rock Festival has become Rijeka's musical trademark.


Rijeka Summer Nights

During the summer months, Rijeka’s squares, streets and terraces become a theatre stage.


Summer on Gradina

Many successful programmes have been held since the beginning of this famous summer event that takes place within the atmosphere of the beautiful Trsat Castle.


Hartera Festival

In 2005 a group of enthusiasts started the Hartera Festival with the aim of presenting the public with the idea of using the area of the former Rijeka Paper Factory for cultural purposes.


Rijeka Carnival

“Krepat, ma ne molat!” (Die but never give up) - is the motto that summarizes all the best that Rijeka Carnival represents.



Culture

Theatres


Theatres

Should you wish to go to the theatre, why not choose from those suitable for adults or for children, either at the Croatian National theatre or at one of Rijeka’s smaller independent theatres.



Cinema


Cinema

Art cinema or multiplex – no-one can dispute taste.



Galleries


Galleries

Take a walk though Rijeka’s big and small galleries, check out what’s happening on the art scene.



Religion

Everyone in this city feels welcomed. Here everybody feels at home, whilst the guests are welcomed with the open heart and with no prejudices. Tolerance and multiculturalism are built for generations. To love what is yours and to respect what is others’. Beneficial to that is a broad list of religious institutions that found their home in Rijeka, enriching the city with their presence.



Rock in Rijeka

Each city plays different and Rijeka for decades plays rock.



Sport and Recreation

Swimming Pools Kantrida

Swimming Pools Kantrida

Kantrida Pools is a new sports and urban complex located right by the shore of the city of Rijeka.


Grobnik Automotodrom

Grobnik Automotodrom

Automoto sports in the area of Kvarner have deep roots and a rich and famous history, with a tradition which dates back to the beginning of the 20th century and events have been taking place at the Grobnik Automotodrom since 1978.



Diving Centres and Clubs


Diving Centres and Clubs

The Adriatic has one of the most indented coasts in Europe and its northern part is especially attractive for divers who like to dive on its underwater cliffs. The area offers various diving conditions both for beginners and for advanced divers. As well as the extremely clear sea and a wealth of underwater life, underwater cliffs with gorgonian corals and caves can be found here as along with ship wrecks.



Hangouts

Badi Pub

Badi Pub

The Badi Pub has always been and continues to be the “home of good music” for all those in search of first-rate entertainment with blues, rock’n’roll and heavy metal music.



Address: Frankopanski trg 1


Caffe Bar-Night Bar Karolina

Caffe Bar-Night Bar Karolina

A coffee bar located by the sea with a large terrace from which you can welcome and wave goodbye to the boats in the Port of Rijeka during the day and have fun in the evening hours with music and dancing.



Address: Gat Karoline Riječke



Beaches

Ploče

Ploče

This beach is surrounded by a floating barrier, equipped for water basketball, has access to sea for disabled people, a rescue service, catering facilities, changing rooms, showers, sanitary facilities and a garage. Ploče beach also has a beach volleyball court and a complex of swimming pools and is a Blue Flag beach.


Preluk

Preluk

Because of the wind that blows in the early morning, this beach is a real paradise for windsurfers and yachtsmen. It has an entrance for smaller vessels from the land. The beach has shower and sanitary facilities.


Kostanj Bay

Kostanj Bay

The city beach primarily intended for disabled users. Swimmers are looked after by trained lifeguards, the beach is surrounded by a floating barrier, equipped for water basketball, and it has access to the sea for disabled people, catering facilities, showers, parking spaces and a sanitary facility suitable for disabled persons. It is also a Blue Flag beach.



Shopping

City Market

City Market

No supermarket can replace the charm of the personal contact with the vendor of the excitement of the unpredictable purchase at the main Rijeka market – Placa.


Tower Center Rijeka

Tower Center Rijeka

The Tower Center Rijeka is a shopping mall which includes shops, restaurants, a large supermarket, and an entertainment infrastructure.


ZTC

ZTC

Over 50 different shops can be found in the Western Commercial Centre, over three floors. With its appearance, the Centre reflects the outlines of the Kvarner Bay and is divided into two main golden structures.



City Centre


City Centre

One of the ways of meeting the city is shopping in its shops. In Rijeka’s centre, with a slow walk and occasional relaxation in some of the numerous coffee bars, you can find all you need.



Souvenir Shops


Souvenir Shops

The word souvenir comes from the French word souvenir and means memory. Take home a touchable memory of Rijeka.



Health Tourism

Medico Polyclinic

Medico Polyclinic

The Medico Polyclinic is located in the centre of Rijeka, on a surface area of 2,200 m2. It employs around 80 people. Medico offers services in the area of radiology, dermatology and venereology, gastroenterology, pulmonology, cardiology, nephrology, neurology, gynaecology, urology, ophthalmology, orthopaedics, otorhinolaryngology, surgery (both general and plastic), endocrinology, haematology and anaesthesiology. There is also a completely equipped and modern medical and biochemical laboratory in the Polyclinic where you can rapidly undergo a large number of high quality examinations. In just one day it is possible to undergo a clinical examination, laboratory diagnostics, and a variety of specialist and other examinations. We will also provide you with a final opinion and give you advice on further therapy. In the day hospital that has an operation block, operations are carried out under local and general anaesthesia, and day therapy can also be carried out here too.



Address: Agatićeva 8
Telephone: +385 51 263 109
E-mail: medico@medico.hr
Website: www.medico.hr


Medikol Polyclinic

Medikol Polyclinic

Rijeka branch - PET/CT centre                
The Medikol Polyclinic, Rijeka branch, is the contracting entity of the Croatian Institute for Health Insurance (HZZO) for the PET/CT diagnostic scan with diagnostic CT (FDG: nuclear medicine and radiology) and radiology diagnostics. It offers PET/CT diagnostics, ultrasound diagnostics (thyroid, abdomen, breast, soft tissue/inguinum, neck ultrasound) as well as computed tomography (CT). According to doctors’ instructions and indications, all MSCT diagnostics procedures can be carried out using the contrast media application.



Address: Krešimirova 42 (KBC Rijeka)
Telephone: +385 51 688 030
E-mail: pet-ct.ri@medikol.hr
Website: www.medikol.hr