Thanks to its mild winters and hot summers, Kvarner has slowly become an extremely popular destination for travelers. Located in the Mediterranean, Kvarner has been able to expand its tourism base while maintaining a solid industry to support the economy. If you plan on taking a trip to Kvarner, here are three places that you should make sure you don’t miss out on:
Krk: Krk is an island located in Kvarner bay. It is one of the biggest islands in this area, being at a size of approximately four hundred and nine square kilometers. One interesting fact about Krk is that it receives over twenty-five hundred hours of sun every year. If you are able to make it to Krk, make sure to visit Cave Biserujka, Bay Soline and Kosljun. Popular activities on the island of Krk include diving, walking, various sports and a variety of adventure activities including mountain biking, sea kayaking and trekking.
Rab: Rab features an extremely unique landscape. On the northeastern side of the island, the landscape is mostly bare. However, on the southwestern side of the island, the landscape is covered with green pine forests. Rab has become an extremely popular location for travelers because of its breathtaking beaches and many events, which include the Rab Medieval festival and Rab arbalest tournament.
Opatija: Opatija, which is known as the Pearl of the Adriatic Sea, is located below a mountain and next to a nature park. Regardless of whether you want to vacation in the summer or winter, Opatija has a lot of excellent things to offer. Opatija is well-known for its parks, beaches, rustic Austrian villas, seaside promenade and of course, its natural beauty. If you enjoy cultural activities, Opatija offers many one of a kind cultural events like exhibits, festivals and indoor & outdoor concerts.
Sunday, October 20, 2013