Kvarner offers everything you need for a great holiday: mountains, historic sites and excellent dishes. Also the most beautiful islands and cities of Croatia!
Mountains, seaside resorts and islands
Kvarner is located at the foot of the highest mountain in Istria, Ucka (1398 metres). Here you will find the fabulous Abbey with the elegant promenade and the islands of Krk, Cres and Pag. The mountain range acts as a natural protection against cold drafts, making the Abbey famous as a centre of wellness. Along the coast and on the islands you will find lush greenery, the perfect place to try some walking or cycling!
The islands are easy to reach by ferry. The island of Krk (Veglia), full of beautiful bays and beaches, is easily reached by a bridge that connects the island to the mainland. Kvarner, besides beautiful landscapes, offers the finest seafood in the Mediterranean, Kvarner scampi.
Average summer temperature: 28 degrees
From hiking around the island to bike rides through the Ucka mountains
Discover the town of Rab, it is certainly as beautiful as Dubrovnik
Rabska fjera is a true taste of history with its craft workshops and painters
Indulge in the famous cake of Rab, 'Rabska torta"marzipan biscuit dough
A day trip to the island of Rab! The capital is one of the oldest and most beautiful towns in the Croatian and the islands. Walking and cycling paths lead you everywhere over beautiful terrain.
The view from the top of the Ucka Mountains is truly stunning; you can see at a glance around the coast and islands of Kvarner. There is a beautiful scenic walk along the Vela Draga, a rugged valley on the northwest side of Ucka.
Rijeka is a city that many people visit because of the popular sheltered market, the fish market and many restaurants to be found. Also the modern shopping places can be found here where you can shop till you drop!
Stop of at a local cafe and indulge in the famous cake of Rab, the 'Rabska torta"; it’s a marzipan biscuit dough wrapped in single pieces. This dessert goes along perfectly with a coffee or a cup of tea.