Staying in Kvarner means enjoying nature, both on the coast, the islands and on highlands.

Kvarner covers the area of the mythical Absytrus islands and has unforgettable rivieras: Opatija, Crikvenica, Vinodol and Rijeka.

Asides for being famous as the celebrated elite summer destination of the Austro-Hungarian monarchy, the coastal Rijeka metropolis is also here.

The Kvarner islands are, however, a totally different story. Called the Absytrus islands, after Medea’s brother Absytrus, the islands of Krk, Cres and Lošinj have a rich antique and medieval heritage.

Kvarner is a place where those seeking the glitter of trendy summer resort - like the lovely Opatija whose tourist tradition, parks replete with lush greenery and elegant villas, combined with the 12 km long promenade by the sea, attract guests throughout the year.

Facts about Kvarner:

  • 305.505 inhabitans (census 2011)

Counties: Opatija, Crikvenica, Novi Vinodolski, Rijeka

Islands: islands Krk, Cres, Losinj and Rab and few islets

National Parks: 1 - Risnjak