Take a walk through history
Known as Croatian Monte Carlo, Opatija is a refreshing and relaxing Mediterranean town erected where mountains and forests meet the sea. The town of terraces, providing you with the most beautiful views you have ever seen.
Opatija, this elegant tourist destination, lies at the centre of Kvarner Riviera with the longest tradition of tourism in Croatia. Very attractive geographic position, lush green scenery and a pleasant climate were some of the main reasons for its beginning and quick development of its tourism at the end of the 19th century.
Due to a relatively constant temperature, high air pressure and constant circulation of air, the climate in Opatija is relaxing and refreshing. The contrasts of the sea and mountains, green parks and blue sea, old buildings and modern comforts, noisy entertainment venues and quiet destinations for excursions all combine to make Opatija and its surroundings a very attractive tourist destination at any time of the year.