Opatija


Liburnia Jazz Festival in Opatija

Liburnia Jazz Festival in Opatija

In the first weekend of July, from  4.7.2010 to 6.7.2010,  Opatija will be a host to the Liburnia Jazz Festival, which, according to its level of recognition, number of concerts and visitors, is definitely the largest jazz festival in Croatia and the region. Jazz will be heard at eight town locations. Evening …

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Opatija celebrates 120 years as a health resort

Opatija celebrates 120 years as a health resort

At the beginning of March, Opatija, a prominent tourist destination in the Kvarner Bay, celebrated its 120th anniversary as a health resort. In the Austro-Hungarian Monarchy, extensive research that was carried out 120 years ago into the characteristics of this region’s climate led to the official proclamation of Opatija as …

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More is less: Casa Oraj in Lovran, Istria

More is less: Casa Oraj in Lovran, Istria

 In Saturdays’s article in Guardian, titled ‘More is less’, the writer suggest that clubbing together with friends this summer and going slightly off the beaten track, you can take your pick of castles, villas and mansions. Among other sugested European holiday castles, villas and mansions, Casa Oraj in Istrian resort of Lovran …

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Renovation of Medveja Beach – Opatija

Medveja Beach is located in bay of Medveja  – a small fishermen’s village on Opatija Riviera, situated at the foot of Ucka Nature Park, in vicinity of Lovran and Opatija. The Opatija-based company Hemingway Bar has been granted a 10-year concession for this pebble beach, which should be transformed into the best-equipped …

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New Wellness Centre in Opatija

New Wellness Centre in Opatija

The Grand Hotel Adriatic in Opatija has opened a 600 square metre Phytoaroma & Wellness centre featuring 13 massage parlours and 5 bathing rooms. The wellness centre is located on the top floor of the Grand Hotel Adriatic and offers a spacious sunning area and a unique panoramic view of …

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Kvarner Gulf and Gorski Kotar – Croatian Tourist Region

The Primorje-Gorski Kotar County area, under the single and recognisable name of Kvarner (check Kvarner Map), brings together islands, coastlines and highlands. The variety of climes and vegetation, architecture, culture and customs is at the heart of the various kinds of tourism offer available – you can enjoy bathing in the …

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New Double Decker Bus for Rijeka and Opatija Sightseeing

New Double Decker Bus for Rijeka and Opatija Sightseeing

The new double-decker bus has been introduced for Rijeka sightseeing.

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Ferries Croatia Changes

The Venezia Lines, a ferry company that runs ferries between Italy and Croatia (about ferries in Croatia) has been announced some changes in their schedules. Venezia Lines is no longer operating from Opatija to Venice and is no longer operating departures from Rimini/Ravenna. Instead, their 3rd vessel is redirected to operate …

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Opatija to create Museum of Croatian Tourism

Opatija to create Museum of Croatian Tourism

The future Museum of Croatian Tourism will be created in Opatija (a town on the Kvarner Gulf, near the Croatian port of Rijeka) The beginning of the project is expected to start in March 2007 in Opatija’s Villa Angiolina – a beautiful Opatija villa, surrounded by mature Mediterranian gardens, where various artefacts …

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