Opatija has an exceptional history and interesting stories. If you decide to begin the first day of your life together in Opatija, it is certain to fascinate you with its beauty. Enjoy your love and share the joy of the happiest moment of your life with magical Opatija. And its charms will surely fascinate you as they have fascinated many crowned heads and well-known international artists and dignitaries.
SIGHTSEEING TOURS AROUND OPATIJA
Opatija is well-known for its promenades. The construction of the Franz Joseph promenade began in 1885, and was known as the Lungomare. And in order to just experience, get acquainted with and feel the history of this beautiful city, the best way is to walk along the promenade that starts in Volosko, extending through Opatija and continues to Lovran. Wonderful palaces, hotels and villas close to the sea are ideal places of relax away from your everyday commitments where you can devote precious time to one another. While staying in Opatija, the Romanian king, Carol I and his wife, Queen Elizabeth, better known as a poet under the pseudonym Carmen Sylva, loved taking long walks around the surroundings of Opatija. So they should take the credit for the construction of the Carmen Sylva walkway which extends from Opatija to the slopes of the Učka providing a beautiful view over the entire Kvarner Bay. Likewise, you can just walk around Opatija’s parks, its American gardens or relax in the shade of the ancient trees, enjoying a good book or simply simply people watching.
HISTORY RELATED STORIES
Opatija as a town – the jewel of tourism does not have a long history, but it can tell you a great number of stories. Besides the well-known story of Opatija’s turbulent history, your personal guides will tell you the more romantic stories, which have not been written down anywhere, about love, happiness and the secrets of those involved. So we can say that Opatija is the top destination for weddings in Croatia.
BOAT TRIPS AND PANORAMIC EXCURSIONS
In accordance with your wishes, we will organise a visit to the nearby islands and hidden beaches by boat or small speedboat. For those newlyweds looking for an active holiday, we can offer rides in old-timers or modern cars to the nearby sights, nature parks or small coastal towns which are full of beautiful stories and magnificent views. There are also a variety of sporting facilities such as fishing picnics, sailing on small boats, diving and other activities.
At the time of its development as a tourist resort, Opatija was primarily a winter spa resort for an elite clientele. Due to its unique nature, Opatija has for a long time been a wellness resort and an award-winning spa, known for its mild climate and beautiful parks and architecture.
Today, this tradition continues through its rich offer of health tourism and wellness facilities in the particularly well-established wellness centres of numerous Opatija hotels. In accordance with your wishes, we will organise a visit to nearby islands and hidden beaches by boat or small speedboats. For those newlyweds looking for active holidays, we offer rides in old-timers or modern cars to the nearby sights and national parks or small coastal towns, which are full of beautiful stories and magnificent views. There are also a variety of sporting facilities such as fishing picnics, sailing on small boats, diving and many other activities.
The Opatija Riviera is one of the best gastronomy destinations in Croatia. A combination of tradition and its excellent position that is a combination of continental and coastal cuisine together with imaginative chefs who are used to preparing gastronomic combinations and perfect delicacies from fresh local foods.
We can proudly say that the Opatija Riviera is the perfect place for a superb gastronomic experience. And this is certainly one of the good reasons to enjoy a wedding in Croatia.