One step from the sea, two steps from the mountains
You are arriving in the Kvarner region of the most romantic archipelago in the world renowned not only for its beauty and crystal sea. A dramatic coastline descends in the shining sea embellished by inhabited and uninhabited islands. The soaring mountains and lush forests just a step away can further enhance Your experience and love for Kvarner.
This part of the planet has always been a meeting point of eastern and western civilizations. You will become a witness of ancient and contemporary times through a cultural and civilizational legacy. Rijeka, the center of the region, due to its strategic position and port, was fiercely contested among neighboring states, changing hands for 7 times only in the past century. Memories of the lore of the Austro-Hungarian empire are still vivid due to the Habsburg era architecture which still embellishes Rijeka and Opatija.