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Opatija, Croatia Cruises

Situated on the Adriatic Coast of Croatia, Opatija is positioned at the foot of the Ucka Mountain on the Gulf of Kvarner. The city boasts a beautiful natural landscape and a host of fabulous attraction including historic buildings and monuments, tranquil parks and gardens as well as a scenic coastline. The city was constructed on a hill, which allows fantastic views out over the coast and surrounding areas from almost anywhere in the regions. Opatija's rich culture and heritage is celebrated throughout the city, at a number of religious shrines and magnificent churches, many of which display stunning historical architecture and impressive design. The city manages to maintain a peaceful day time ambience but at night the area comes alive, transforming into a lively hub of activity boasting an array of shops bars and restaurants. This scenic and historic city is an unforgettable destination with a charming and friendly atmosphere.

Sightseeing in Opatija

Opatija's pristine coastline includes the sandy beaches of Lovran, Tomasevac and Brsec amongst several others. A collection of museums, statues and historic sites are also situated across the city, offering visitors a greater insight into Opatija's wonderful culture and intriguing history. Some of the region's most popular tourist attractions include: 

St. Jakov's Church

St. Jakov's Church is believed to have been built in 1420 as a colony for Benedictine refugees. Over the centuries the church has been through many renovations and nowadays retains very little of its original appearance. The church does however contain fascinating artefacts, including a replica of one of Mestrovic's relief. Over the years, the structure has been passed between religious orders, from Benedictines to Augustinians and from Paulists to Jesuits. In modern times, the structure is used for chamber concerts, prayers and masses.

The Park of St. Jakov

The park of St. Jakov, located near to St. Jakov Church, was developed between 1845 and 1860 and contains plants from several continents including South America, Australia and the Far East. The park covers an area of over 3.5 hectares and is divided into 60 fields, each with a range of beautiful flora and plant life.

Croatian Walk of Fame

Visitor will find the Croatian Walk of Fame on Opatija's Slatina. Similar to the famous Hollywood Walk of Fame, this attraction celebrates some of Croatia's most famous sons including Nikola Tesla, Kresimir Crosic, Miroslav Radman and Janica Kostelic.

Shopping in Opatija

The main streets of downtown Opatija are lined with fantastic shops and stores selling a variety of authentic local souvenirs as well as provisions and general amenities. One of the city's most popular large department stores is the extravagantly designed Operetta Shopping Mall, which houses a plethora of shop selling well-known brands at affordable prices. 

Eating Out in Opatija

As a coastal town, influenced by the sea, many of Opatija's excellent restaurants specialise in local seafood dishes, carefully prepared by expert chefs using the freshest ingredients. The region is alos famous for its production of high quality wine, which is served in the majority of restaurants alongside a choice of both local and international cuisine.

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