Opatija Vacations & Tours
Opatija, on the Istrian Peninsula is a charming coastal resort with a rich history and culture, boasting impressive monuments, well-manicured parks and glamorous villas that are just waiting to be discovered. The enchanting town is the matriarch of Croatian tourism – famed for enticing celebrities from all over Europe during the belle époque. Visit the Croatian Walk of Fame and the small harbour known locally as Portić and the famous statue of the Girl with the Seagull.
The resort was developed at the turn of the 20th century, remaining in complete harmony with nature. It offers well-kept beaches and the spectacular and elegant fountains provide a stunning backdrop for the glamorous villas and hotels. The renowned ‘Lungomare’ promenade is over 100 years old dating back to the heyday of health tourism, and stretches in total for 12 kilometres from the picturesque town of Volosko to Lovran. It is a favourite for both local artists and visitors alike and the walk will provide an interesting tale to Opatija’s past. The contrasts of sea and mountains, green parks and blue ocean all combine to make Opatija a beautiful location.