Destinations on Opatija Riviera

  • Ćićarija

    About ĆićarijaĆićarija or Italian Ciceria, Monti della Venna is placed in the north eastern part of Istria and it comes all the way down to Rijeka. Ćićarija is 45 km long and 10- 15 km broad. A part called “Bijela Istra” (white Istria) is exactly the area of Ćićarija and it became its name after the white rambling cliffs. An interesting thing about this area is that it...

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  • Brseč

    About BrsečBrseč, a small medieval town, has about 120 inhabitants and is situated on a 157 m high cliff only 20 km from Opatija. The inhabitants of Brseč were once farmers, grape growers and fishermen. Today most of them live from tourism. There is a great view from Brseč on the Cres, Unije and Susak island as well as on the southernmost Sisol peak (835 m) of the Učka mountain....

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  • Mošćenička Draga

    About Mošćenička DragaMošćenička Draga is a small town as well as a harbor, which is situated south of Lovran. This once small fishermen town is today a well known tourist destination. It is a place with stone houses and ravines, that slope down to the sea. Many fishing and tourist boats are anchored in the harbor of Mošćenička Draga. Mošćenička Draga is proud of its...

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  • Lovranska Draga

    About Lovranska DragaLovranska Draga is a beautiful small village situated on the eastern wooded hill-side of the Učka mountain and within the Učka Nature Park. When looking at Lovranska Draga one can see many houses, small streets and paths, which lead to the fields. The green woods and vineyard terraces of this place are breathtaking. The fertile soil is used for the cultivation...

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  • Medveja

    About MedvejaThe small village Medveja is situated only two kilometers south of Lovran. Legend has it that Medveja got its name thanks to the heroin Medea, a figure from the Greek mythology. Medea was lovesick, left Jason and went to the east coast of Histira, where she founded Medveja and set the basis for the Liburnian culture. She was sad and cried often. It is said that she made...

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