Opatija, this elegant resort is the center of the Riviera with the longest tradition in Croatian tourism.
Opatija has favorable traffic situation, relatively short connection from the warm sea to major cities in Europe (about 500 km from Milan, Vienna, and Munich), lush vegetation and pleasant climate (45 ° 20 ‘north latitude) which were the main reasons for the start and the rapid development of tourism in the late 19th century.