Backpackers 45.333594, 014.304286 (45°20'00.9"N, 014°18'15.4"E)
|Noćni izlazak |
Noćni izlazak 45.330515, 014.302267 (45°19’49.9″N, 014°18’08.2″E)
|Autobusni kolodvor |
Autobusni kolodvor 45.333105, 014.302554 (45°19'59.2"N, 014°18'09.2"E)
This beautiful coastal city is located in the Kvarner Bay. It was built in the late 19th and early 20th century and is known for having the longest tourist tradition as far as the Croatian tourism is concerned, because the very first tourist hotels were built in Opatija. The city has an ideal geographic position and climate and is protected from the wind thanks to the islands and mountain Učka, therefore it can be visited any time of year. A visit to this city could be one of the better decisions in your life because in Opatija you can enjoy sightseeing the beautiful architecture of old buildings, beautiful green parks and fragrant gardens, take part in various cultural events and many other things. The patron saint of Opatija Is St. James and the city day is celebrated on July 25th, when you simply must visit. In contrast to the sea and the mountains, you can enjoy walking on the promenade Lungomare, long as much as 12 kilometers.
To get to know the history and visual environment of Opatija, visit valuable historical and cultural buildings at the Opatija Riviera. Many city villas exhibit the architecture of the city. One of the most prominent symbols of the city is certainly the Monument of a Girl with a Seagull. Top sights and attractions that we recommend you to visit are: Girl with a Seagull, Slatina Beach, Angiolina Villa & Museum, The Swiss House Museum, The Church of St. James, Nature Park Učka, The Lungomare Promenade.
Opatija is a great place for people who prefer to spend their vacation at the beach with the sun and cocktails. The city offers luxury and quality. There are some nightclubs, but not too many. These very clubs boast on perhaps the best atmosphere due to a light breeze, the smell of the sea and excellent cocktails. We recommend you to visit are: Colosseum beach&disco bar.
Among the many restaurants and taverns in Opatija, we are sure you will find something that will simply delight you. You will not be able to resist the delightful, engaging and spicy Mediterranean seafood specialties in the many restaurants along the waterfront.
The average summer temperature in Opatija is 22°C and in winter around 7°C.
Opatija 51410, Kvarner
45.332835, 014.304399 (45°19’58.2″N, 014°18’15.8″E)
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Town hall: 00385 (0)51 701 322
Prices in Opatija
65 HRK (8.6 EUR)
60 HRK (7.80 EUR)
9 HRK ( 1.2 EUR)
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25 HRK (3.30 EUR)
7 HRK (0.90 EUR)
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25 HRK (3.30 EUR)
40 HRK (5.20 EUR)
15 HRK (2 EUR)
20 HRK (2.6 EUR)
18 HRK (2.3 EUR)
|2 person hotel
1200 HRK (160 EUR)
|2 person apartment
500 HRK (65EUR)
|1 person hostel
150 HRK (20 EUR)
|Generally||Flat 50 m2
130 000 EUR
6000 HRK (800 EUR)
1000 HRK (130 EUR)
9.50 HRK (1.25 EUR)
8.50 HRK (1.10 EUR)
4 HRK (0.50 EUR)
Find the best location for you to stay depending on your needs
We advise you where to find accommodation depending on what type of traveler you are.
For example, if you are more of a nightlife type, then you will find accommodation near popular tourist streets and night clubs, if you prefer a peaceful and quiet vacation, then it is best for you to accommodate near beaches or parks, and if you are a backpacker travelling without a car, then you should settle in the center, where all events and tourist attractions are located.
Look up for the marked locations on the map for accommodation and their distance from important points of interest.
You like going out until late at night, popular tourist streets abounding with people, night clubs and similar activities? Then accommodate in the center of events and don’t waste too much time on traveling.
You had enough of business stress and you went on vacation to relax far away from the everyday hustle? For you it is best to settle right next to a beach, park or in the old city center where at the evening you will visit popular sights after enjoying on the beach.
You are always willing to spend time with people, because of which you travel in a unique way so you could meet the local people and make new acquaintances. If you travel without a car and have a limited budget, we recommend you a favorable accommodation in the city centre so that everything is at hand’s reach.
Scams in Opatija
During your stay in Opatija, you do not have to be afraid of frauds and theft, because Croatia is a safe country, and you will be safe in it. You will rarely see a thief or a criminal running from the police in the street because they are almost no such occurrences. Also, as far as the retailers in Croatia, people are very friendly, sometimes they are even willing to negotiate the price, but they will definitely not try to trick you.
The only thing you should be careful about is when you are driving with a taxi make sure that the taxi driver turns on the taximeter, because they are obliged to do that but sometimes they “forget” and charge you more then they should.
Croatia boasts on numerous private taxis who are always there for you. In some cities, from your accommodation place to your destination it will take you 20kn/5 km, which is more than affordable. The friendly staff will show you a place where something is, explain where you can find something or simply answer your questions.
The entire Croatia has a highly developed and modern bus transportation. Affordable, friendly staff, comfortable seats and wifi in some. Simply enough for a pleasant journey.
If you wish to afford a solid holiday in Croatia, here are a few tips. Please note that prices are different in different parts of the country, but the difference is not that big. For a single person’s seven days’ stay in Opatija it takes about 1500 HRK (200 EUR) for accommodation, 1000 HRK (130 EUR) for food, 700 HRK (90 EUR) for pocket money and a few souvenirs.
Croatia has a very good knowledge of foreign languages. The Croats skillfully communicate mostly in English, then in German, Italian, and French, Spanish, Hungarian and other languages known to a smaller number of people.
In terms of religion, Croatia provides its citizens with freedom of choice. However, the largest number of believers belong to Catholicism, Orthodox and evangelical religion, then to Islam and Protestantism. But there is also a certain percentage of people referred to as atheists or members of other religious communities.
In Croatia there are type C, E and F outlets, so if you do not have an appropriate cable, we recommend that you take the appropriate adapter with you. The voltage in the country is 220, 240V.
The currency used in Croatia is kuna (HRK). In order to have an idea of the value of the kuna, here is a couple of examples of it’s value: 1 EUR (7.50 HRK), 1 USD (6.80 HRK), 1 CHF (6.80 HRK) 100 JPY (6.10 HRK), 1 CNY (1 HRK).
Phone – SIM card
SIM card – pay as you go that are mostly used in Croatia are Bon-Bon, Tele2, Tomato. Prices for calls within the Croatia are quite affordable and you do not have to expect high costs. If you phone home, the price of outgoing calls to the Member States of the European Union amounts is 4.50 HRK (0.60 EUR)/min, and the price of the message is 0.99 HRK (0.13 EUR).