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Opatija is often called the "Nice of the Adriatic". It is one of the most popular tourist resorts in Croatia and a place with the longest tourist tradition on the eastern coast of the Adriatic.

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Opatija is an elite summer resort with a 12km-long promenade called Lungomare which goes from Volosko via Opatija to Lovran. An equally impressive mountain path runs through the forested hills from Opatija to Veprinac and farther to Učka. Already in 1889 Opatija was declared the first climatic seaside resort on the Adriatic, which strengthened its position as the most fashionable tourist resort. Numerous tourists and owners of the villas contributed by planting exotic plants to the horticultural grandeur. Opatija was so attractive that, at the end of the 19th and beginning of the 20th centuries, it was visited by the then most prominent personalities of the noble rank - Princess Luise von Sachsen Coburg, the Romanian King Charles I, the Swedish-Norwegian King Oscar and many others.

Tourist development is Opatija's main feature even today. Favourable climate, well-maintained landscape and beaches and lively entertainment throughout the year make this place one of the most popular summer resorts in Croatia today. The offer includes 20-odd hotels, a large number of catering establishments, sports and recreational facilities, and especially entertainment opportunities.

A marina is open throughout the year. Many events in Opatija have a long tradition and offer a high-level entertainment such as: Carnival (January/February), International Yachting Regatta (in May) and the Opatija Yachting Cup (in November).

Opatija is also a national centre in which Porin, the prize for the best musical pieces is awarded (in March), as well as one of the most important congress centres in Croatia. Some of the best restaurants in Croatia call Opatija their home.

Opatija invites you to stroll along the romantic seaside promenade called "Lungomare" either towards Rijeka and the beautiful fishing village Volosko or in the direction of Istria where Lovran is located.

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