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Tourist destination info Crikvenica

Crikvenica is a town with a hundred-year-old tourist tradition. It is located in the Kvarner bay of the Adriatic Sea – the most beautiful part of the Croatian littoral. The entire town is actually a Riviera with a series of almost connected urban places. It was named after the church of the Pauline monastery founded by Nikola Frankopan in 1412 on the delta of Dubracina. Numerous historical monuments and remains testify about the turbulent past of this town. Historical sites enthusiasts can visit the Pauline monastery ( it holds all of the valuable historical belongings of Crikvenica), Tos ( an old mill used for making and processing olive oil), Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, St. Antun church, Memorial studio of Zvonko Car and the town museum of Crikvenica. Numerous happenings and manifestations take place during summer, as well as concerts, fashion shows, exhibitions, traditional festivities. The fun starts in the early morning hours on one of many beautiful sandy beaches and continues in countless disco clubs. Sports and active vacation enthusiasts can enjoy cycling, mini golf, table tennis, sailing, football, bowling,paintball, hiking, handball, basketball, beach volleyball, jet-ski, water skiing, paragliding, diving, swimming and many other activities. You can go on one-day trips to Krk, Kosljun, Vrbnik, Klimno, Kacjak, Biserujka cave on the island of Krk, as well as the island of Rab. If you are a gastronomy enthusiast and want to savor the delicacies of this region, as well as the Istrian cuisine, you have numerous restaurants and taverns at your disposal. Visit the restaurants “Galija”, “Bodulka”, “Ribica”, taverns “Mare”, “Dispet” and “Amfora”.

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Rijeka  is the center of Primorje-Gorski Kotar county and only 34km away from Crikvenica. The symbol of this city is the Morcic – a type of jewelry worn by seafarers to protect them from danger at sea. Visit the many historical monuments which are evidence of the city’s turbulent past: Municipija palace, church of St. Jerome, university library, museum of modern and contemporary art, governor’s palace, maritime and historical museum of the Croatian coast, Rijeka city museum, natural museum, judiciary palace, church of St. Vitus, old gate, Komuna palace, city walls, Adam’s residence, Modello palace, Orthodox church of St. Nicholas, city tower, Jadran palace, church of Kapucin and various others.

Opatija is a destination with the longest tradition of tourism in Croatia. The city’s parks, seaside promenade, tidy swimming areas, fountains and numerous aged villas are the reason that tourists return to Opatija year after year. Visit the following cultural monuments of this city: church of St. Jacob, parish Church of the Annunciation, evangelical church, church of St. Anne, parish church of St. Mark, park Angiolina, park St. Jakob, Lungomare, villa Angiolina and numerous other monuments which stand as evidence of Opatija’s longstanding tradition of tourism.

Pazin is a town with a long and rich tradition, located in the very heart of the Istrian peninsula. It is also famous for its numerous historical monuments such as the castle of Pazin, parish of St. Nikola, Franciscan monastery, memorial center, old Pazin gymnasium, bishop seminary and countless other. Besides its historical monuments, it is also known for its natural beauties such as the Pazin creek _ Pazincica and the Pazin pit. Sports and active vacation lovers can enjoy cycling, hiking, free climbing, fishing and riding.

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  • Excellent 4.6
    Family Estonia
    Family friendly place
    Great little town for strolling.
  • Fabulous 4
    Family Denmark
    The town is cozy with cozy eateries
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