Kvarner, islands and Velebit littoral
KVARNER AND ISLANDS: vacation and holidays in Kvarner
Kvarner and Kvarner islands form a region of a wide inlet, along with cities; Rijeka, Opatija, Crikvenica, Novi vinodolski, islands of Krk, Lošinj, Cres, and Rab. Thanks to its geographic location, many contents can be enjoyed. On one hand, the vicinity of the sea inreases the tourist offers, and diverse accommodation in Kvarner can be found, such as; hotels, apartments, private houses, vacation villages, camping, bungalow, and others. On the other hand, only 20km away from the coast you can find skiing tracks on Platak and the region of Gorski Kotar, offering accommodations suited for sports and recreation. The gastronomic offer varies from fish, seafood, to the typical chestnuts called "maruni", wild fruits, and game.
Velebit littoral is a region that spans from Novi Vinodolski and all the way south to the island of Pag. In between stands Senj, a small fishermen town known for strong northeastern wind Bura which is a common occurrence in Senj. Through Senj passes the 45. parallel. Velebit mountain range separates the mediterranean climate from the continental climate, and is one of the main causes of the strong wind Bura, especially in winter. Velebit is under protection of UNESCO since 1978.