Saturday, October 3, 2015

Opatija Travel Guide

Opatija Travel Guide

The posh city of Opatija belongs to Primorje-Gorski Kotar County. Once populated by the Liburni Illyrian people, the area has remained a pleasant destination through the ages. In the late 1800s, the area became a most fashionable resort for Eastern Europeans. Drawn by the striking terrain, attractive climate, and beautiful blue water, dukes, barons, and aristocrats from Russia, Scandinavia, and the Habsburg Empire built mansions and vacationed in elaborately detailed, finely furnished resort homes on the water. The elegant promenade, Lungomare, and the central beach area, Slatina, are the places to be seen in this elegant retreat. Chic shops, fine dining, and incredible architecture blend together to create a delightful belle époque vision of a more genteel time in this stylish seaside paradise.

Tourist Board in Opatija

Vladimira Nazora 3, Opatija
+385 (0)51 271 710

Attractions and Activities in Opatija

1. Lungo Mare: Lovely  2 km walk to Volosko with many interesting sites on the way
2. Medveja: Beautiful beach set on the banks of Kvarner Bay at the base of Ucka Mountain
3. Volosko: Small place perfect to sit outside and enjoy the local restaurants
4. Maiden with Seagul: Iconic statute with great views of Opatija
5. Manufaktura: Explore this well-known shop of locally produced delicacies and cosmetics
6. Slatine Beach: Beach in the city center, close to bars and restaurants
7. Vinoteque Barolo: Visit this hidden gem and enjoy tasting local wines
8. City Visit: Open air summer theater; Helios and Selena fountain; Croatian Walk of Fame
9. Art Pavillion Sporer: Built in 1899 as a trendy meeting place for the elite; art gallery
10. Parks: Parks of St. Jakob and Park Angiolina (built 1845-1860)
11. Hinterland: Mount Ucka, Risnjak National Park, and two rivers offer a lot for adventure seekers

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Restaurants, Bars, and Cafes in Opatija

1. Restaurant Valle Losca: Croatian cuisine; Andrije Stangera 2, Opatija;
2. Pizzeria Roko: Pizzeria; Marsala Tita 114, Opatija;
3. Restaurant Villa Ariston: Fish specialties; Marsala Tita 179, Opatija;
4. Stancija Kovacici: Istrian cuisine; Rukavac 51, Opatija;
5. Restaurant Ruzmarin: Istrian cuisine; Veprinacki put 2, Opatija;

Hotels and Accommodations in Opatija

1. +Hotel Milenij: Beautiful hotel; 5-star; $$; Marsala Tita 109, Opatija;
2. +Remisens Premium Hotel AmbasadorTop hotel; 5-star; $; Feliksa Persica 5, Opatija;
3. Hotel Villa Kapetanovic: Fun hotel; 4-star; $$; Nova Cesta 12A, Opatija;
4. +Hotel Miramar: Great hotel; 4-star; $$; Ive Kaline 11, Opatija;
5. +Hotel Agava: Great hotel; 4-star; $; Marsala Tita 89, Opatija;

Camps near Opatija

1. Camping Opatija: Nice beaches; 1-star; Liburnijska 46, Icici;
2. Camping Medveja: Great campsite; 3-star; Medveja 7, Medveja;

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