Kvarner

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  • 1. Kuća rapske torte

    Store/Shop/Mall

    Tucked away in the Old Town, this café-cum-shop has a wonderful courtyard that's ideal for chilling out in after exploring Rab Town. Don't miss...Read More

  • 2. Lošinj Marine Education Centre

    Information Center

    A community of around 180 bottlenose dolphins makes its home just off the coast of Lošinj, and the nonprofit Lošinj Marine Education Centre...Read More

  • 3. Lubenice

    Town/Village

    One of the most tempting beaches on the island is on the western coast of Cres at the foot of a steep cliff, at the top of which is the tiny...Read More

  • 4. Trsat

    Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    The medieval castle was built on the foundations of a prehistoric fort. In the early 1800s, it was bought by an Austrian general of Irish descent...Read More

  • 5. Baška

    Town/Village

    On the southern end of the island, this town has a great beach as well as the conveniences of civilization. However, this means that you must...Read More

  • 6. Church of St. Anthony the Hermit

    Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    The intimate harbor is the centerpiece of Veli Lošinj, at the entrance to which is the delightful Church of St. Anthony the Hermit, with a separate...Read More

  • 7. Čikat Bay

    Town/Village

    The road that runs along the Mali Lošinj harbor leads to Čikat Bay, a pine-covered area dotted with impressive Habsburg-era villas and pebbled...Read More

  • 8. City Market

    Market/Bazaar

    A set of three turn-of-the-20th-century halls hosts the city's main market, one of the liveliest spots in Rijeka on a weekday or Saturday morning...Read More

  • 9. Cres Town

    Town/Village

    Tucked into a well-protected bay, midway down the island, Cres Town is set around a lovely little fishing harbor, small but perfectly formed...Read More

  • 10. Crkva Sv. Lucije

    Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    Driving into Baška, you'll pass through Bašcanska draga, and then find yourself in Jurandvor. While on this road, take the chance to visit the...Read More

  • 11. Crkva Uznesenja Blažene Djevice Marije i Kosi toranj

    Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    Formerly the city's main church and dating back to the Middle Ages, St. Mary's is still known to locals as the "big church." However, many additions...Read More

  • 12. Croatian Museum of Tourism

    Museum/Gallery

    Visit this museum to get a good understanding of Croatian (and particularly Opatija's) tourism in the 19th century. Set in the gorgeous pink...Read More

  • 13. Goli Otok

    Jail

    Like Communist history? Consider a day trip to this uninhabited former Yugoslavian prison island just off the coast of Rab. Goli Otok means...Read More

  • 14. Guvernerova palača

    Museum/Gallery

    High on a hill, the palace affords a grand view over the harbor from all the front windows. Built in 1893 by Alajos Hauszmann, who also worked...Read More

  • 15. Kastav

    Town/Village

    One of the finest spots from which to admire the splendors of the Kvarner bay is Kastav, 11 km (7 miles) northwest of Rijeka. Originally a medieval...Read More

  • 16. Katedrala Sv. Vida

    Religious Building/Site/Shrine

    Unusual in this part of the world, the church centers on a rotunda, although numerous additions and mixtures of style blunt its effect on the...Read More

  • 17. Komrčar Park

    Park/Playground

    On the edge of town, the green expanse of Komrčar Park, laid out in the 19th century, offers avenues lined with pine trees for gentle strolling...Read More

  • 18. Krk Town

    Town/Village

    In terms of its importance and the pride of the 4,000 locals, the island's capital could perhaps even be called a city. It's not completely...Read More

  • 19. Kula

    Museum/Gallery

    Opposite the harbor, but now hidden by a row of houses, are the battlements of a defensive tower that dates from the 15th century. The squat...Read More

  • 20. Lovran

    Town/Village

    Just 5 km (3 miles) southwest of Opatija, the lovely town of Lovran is home to good swimming coves, Habsburg villas, and paths up to Mount Učka...Read More

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