Arrival to Opatija. Accommodation in hotel. Welcome drink and possibility of a nice evening stroll through the town and along the coast. Dinner.
After beakfast a guided walk through Opatija. Visit Villa Angiolina, botanic garden Angiolina and St Jacob, the St Jacob church, seaside promenade Lungomare, the first hotel in Opatija along with the rich, sometimes even scandalous history of this once royal health resort. Afterwards a bus ride to Mošćenice, a medieval town situated on a hill overlooking a fishermen’s village of Mošćenička Draga (very beautiful beach). The mayor of Mošćenice will lead you through his town and aquaint you with some of its traditions in his own special way. Followed by a visit to the olive oil mill. Afternoon is free. We recommend a walk along the Longomare promenade to Volosko and a visit to the famous galery „Claudio Frank“.
KRK – KOŠLJUN
After breakfast a whole day excursion to the island Krk. A drive from Opatija, over Rijeka to Kraljevica and over the bridge to the island Krk. After pasing Malinska and Njivice, arrival to the island capital – town Krk. Guided tour of the town after which the drive continues to Punat, followed by a boat ride to island Košljun and a visit to the Franciscan monastery. An expert tour of the monastery and the Franciscan museum. Return to the hotel in the evening.
After breakfast a drive to Pula, the 3000 years old town with its famous amphitheater, today economical and cultural center of the Istrian peninsula. After Pula a drive to a typical istrian farm for lunch. In the afternoon a visit to Rovinj – pictouresque Istrian town. Return to Opatija.
PANORAMIC BOAT RIDE In the morning a panoramic boat ride along the Opatija riviera. Free afternoon.
After breakfast the trip home starts. On the way we recommend a visit to the Postojna cave.
Services: Halfboard, tourist tax, welcome drink, tour guide, guided tour of Opatija, drive with own bus to Mošćenice, wholeday Krk tour including a boat ride to the islet Košljun and wine tasting, wholeday Istrian tour with lunch included, panoramic boat ride with welcome drink included.