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Information about Opatija (Croatia, Primorsko-Goranska)

Croatia -> Primorsko-Goranska

The Owner of 'Apartman Marija' says about Opatija
“The First Lady”, “Pearl of the Adriatic”,\"Sankt Jakobi\", \"Abbazia\", \"Old dame\", “Queen of Tourism”– these are just a some of the names given to Opatija. Guarded by a backdrop of densely-wooded hills, it sits where the Istrian peninsula joins the Kvarner Riviera. Escaping Vienna\'s winter chill, the Hapsburg nobility of the Austro-Hungarian Empire set the fashion more then 160 years ago. Drawn by the mild microclimate, Opatija\'s glittering guest list included crowned heads, composers, novelists, and other celebrities of the day. They flocked here to take in the sea air, revive their health in hot baths, cold baths, and the sanatorium; and to dance or gamble until dawn. Other distinguished visitors included Chekhov, Puccini, and Gustav Mahler - who came to convalesce here after a case of tonsillitis. James Joyce regularly took tea on the Hotel Imperial\'s terrace. Isadora Duncan danced to the swaying fronds of a palm tree outside her balcony
The Owner of 'Villa Palme, Opatija' says about Opatija
About Croatia and Opatija Situated below the mountain and Nature Park Učka, Opatija (old names: Sankt Jakobi, Abbazia) is a superb choice for a holiday in the summer and winter season. Opatija accommodates luxurious parks, hotels, old Austrian villas, seaside promenades and crystal clear beaches. These attractions as well as Opatija\'s welcoming climate has captivated and lured tourists from Europe and all over the world for more then 160 years. Opatija is the leading tourist destination in the Republic of Croatia for organizations, conventions and music festivals. Masquerade festivals, outdoor and indoor concerts, art exhibits, and other cultural and sporting events makes Opatija a top destination worth visiting the whole year round! Climate in Opatija The climate in Opatija is a moderate Mediterranean one with mild winters and pleasant summers with continuous circulation of air and sea aerosol. The
The Owner of 'OPATIJA, CROATIA' says about Opatija
Opatija è una città molto vivace con numerosi bar, locali notturni, negozi, spiagge, ristoranti e la Marina nel vicino Icici.
È un resort molto popolare, fondato quasi 170 anni fa dalla monarchia Austro-ungarica come un centro di convalescenza per chi soffre di malattie respiratorie. Opatija ha una combinazione unica di aria di mare e montagna (il picco di montagna Ucka è alto 1400 metri).
Una passeggiata \"Lungo-mare\" collega Opatija ed i villaggi vicini estendendosi per 6 miglia da Volosko a Lovran.

The Owner of 'Apartment Roza' says about Opatija
Opatija, this elegant tourist destination, lies at the centre of the Riviera with the longest tradition of tourism in Croatia. The very attractive geographic position, enabling its warm seas to be quickly reached from many cities in Central Europe (only about 500 km from Milan, Vienna and Münich), lush green scenery and a pleasant climate (45° 20’ north latitude) were some of the main reasons for its beginning and the quick development of its tourism at the end of the 19th century. Built mainly at the turn of the 20th century, Opatija has remained in complete harmony with Nature right up until the present day. Well-maintained public gardens, the illuminated 12-km-long coastal promenade known as the \'Lungomare\', well-kept beaches and fountains provide a stunning backdrop for the villas and hotels that cater comfortably for up to 6,000 guests. Due to a relatively constant temperature (winter average 7.0 °C, summer average 21.9 °C), high air pressure and constant circulation
The Owner of 'VILLA POBRI' says about Opatija
Opatija is situated in the Gulf of Kvarner in a sheltered position at the foot of Učka mountain, with Vojak peak at 1401 m. Opatija is located 90 km from Trieste by rail and 82 km from Pula by road. The city is geographically on the Istrian peninsula, though it is not in Istria County, but Primorje-Gorski Kotar County.

It is a popular summer and winter resort, with average temperatures of 10 °C in winter, and 25 °C in summer. Opatija is surrounded by beautiful woods of bay laurel. The whole sea-coast to the north and south of Opatija is rocky and picturesque, and contains several smaller winter resorts.
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