A cosmopolitan city, a resort of the Austro-Hungarian aristocracy, the pearl of the Adriatic and one of the most famous tourist destinations with over 170 years of tradition. Opatija will win you over with a lot of pleasures - first class hotels, casinos and convention centers, beautiful landscaped parks, wellness centers for rest and relaxation and helpful staff that will spoil you with local culinary delicacies, cuisine and premium wines.
By the popular coastal path Lungo mare, which extends from Volosko to Lovran (nearly 10 km), you can see Opatija's landmarks such as: statue the Girl with the Seagull - a symbol of Opatija, villa and park Angiolina, art pavilion Juraj Šporer, Opatija's sculptures, Croatian Walk of Fame, park and church of St. Jacob and many others. But this is not the only promenade in Opatija. There is also a very nice promenade Carmen Sylvie that you can check out. If you happen to get tired of glamour and the sea, Veprinac and Učka nature park will welcome you to its green embrace.
Such glorious resort can in no way be without the rich cultural life: event Opatija - Imperial City, Rally Opatija, Festival Melodies of Istria and Kvarner, Fireworks Festival, International Festival of Brass Bands, The gourmet story of Rijeka and Opatija Riviera, Chocolate Festival, Carnival, the annual cinema under the stars, concerts, museums, galleries and regattas… In the city of camellia you should definitely try the cake Opatija's Camellia!