Rabac is a popular tourist resort on Kvarner Bay, southeast of Labin, in Istria. By the middle of the 19th century, it was a small fishermen village. Due to the amazing bay and tame surroundings, it soon attracted visitors. The first hotel named Quarnaro was opened in 1889. During sixties this resort got the flattering name of The Pearl of Kvarner Bay. Today, there are three major hotels and a camping site, which are located on the main beach. Many different apartments are available for rent along the Riva.
Pag Town is the centre of the island of Pag. It was founded in the 15th century and is a rarely found well preserved middle age walled-in town. Today is the cultural, administrative and the touristic centre of the island. The plans for its construction were made by the renaissance architect Juraj Dalmatinac. Valuable historical and cultural monuments are the Parish church of St Mary on Kralja Petra Krešimira IV square, the old Tower, Duke’s palace, the old Tower, the remnants of the town walls. Pag abounds in gravel and sandy beaches and many fresh water springs.
Opatija is situated in the Gulf of Kvarner below the mountain and Nature Park Učka. Old names of Opatija are Sankt Jakobi and Abbazia. Opatija is a great choice for a vacation in winter and summer season. Amazing nature, parks, climate, hotels and old Austrian villas, beaches and seaside promenade attracts tourists from Europe and all over the world for more then 160 years. The most beautiful attractions are Villa Angiolina, Maiden with Seagull, Saint James’s Church, Croatian Walk of Fame, Saint James Park, Lungomare, Hotel Kvarner and many other. Opatija is the leading tourist destination in Croatia for the organization of conventions.
The railway arrived in Zagreb in 1862, connecting the city to the cultural and economic centres of Budapest and Vienna. The Main Railway Station building in Zagreb was designed by Hungarian architect Ferenc Pfaff. Incorporating a mixture of Neo-classical and Renaissance elements, it is a fine addition to the parade of building that lies along the route of Lenuci’s Horseshoe. Travellers coming out of the railway station are confronted with one of the most amazing views of Zagreb, which takes in the Art Pavilion, the statue of King Tomislav and the cathedral’s spires.
Krka National Park is located along the Krka River in central Dalmatia, just few kilometers of the city of Šibenik. It is one of the popular Croatian national parks, named after the beautiful river Krka. National park was formed to protect the Krka River and is intended primarily for cultural, educational, scientific, tourism and other activities. It was proclaimed a national park in 1985.
Zagreb is the capital town of the Republic of Croatia. It is situated on the intersection of important routes between the Central Europe and the beautiful Adriatic coast. It is an old Central European town. Zagreb is a city of green parks and walks, open-air markets and many shoping facilities. It is the hub of the cultural, academic, business, sporting and artistic worlds in Croatia.
Valun is a small farmers and fishermens village, located in the bay of Valun, near the town of Cres. Many tourists have discovered it only recently. Valun is known for its quiet and pleasant environment. The village is famous by Valun Table, which is one of the oldest Glagolitic monuments in Croatia and it is kept in the Parish Church. Valun is well known for its excellent gastronomic offer, especially fish specialities. There are also some nice beaches for relaxing and swimming.
Vrana Lake is situated on the beautiful Cres Island. It is known as one of the largest fresh water features on the Mediterranean islands. It stores 220 million m3 of fresh water and its maximum depth is 74 meters. The lake is used to supply water to the islands of Lošinj and Cres. Vrana Lake is located in the north-eastern part of the island of Cres. It is a unique hydrological and hydrogeological karst phenomenon.
Diocletian’s Palace is the massive palace in the town of Split. An ancient palace was built by the Roman emperor Diocletian at the turn of the fourth century AD. Diocletian built the magnificent building in preparation for his retirement. The famous Palace is, with all the most important historical buildings, located in the centre of the town of Split. Diocletian’s Palace is one of the most complete cultural and architectural features on the Croatian Adriatic coast.
Zrće is a long pebble beach in the island of Pag. It is located near Gajac and Novalja. Zrće is a famous Croatian summer destination for young people who love to party. There are several beach bars and all-hours discotheques, which are operating during summer months. The most well-known clubs are Papaya, Kalypso, Club Noa, Pacha, WBK Zrce, Aquarius and Euphoria.