Crikvenica is an attractive tourist destination situated in the Kvarner bay at the mouth of the river Dubracine between Sopaljska and Kotor.The whole
town of Crikvenica is in a Riviera, which includes surrounding towns Selce, Dramalj and Jadranovo. A special highlight of Crikvenica is a mild
Mediterranean climate. The average temperature in summer is about 23 degrees with 2500 hours of sunshine per year.
The city has a good geographical position and good transport links. On the island Krk there is Rijeka Airport, which is located 20 km from the city. Crikvenica has become a popular tourist destination visited by many celebrities. The city has the status of climate spas and seaside resort. The whole area is kilometre long promenade. Take a journey through gentle and green coastal line with sheltered coves, parks villas, and gardens towards the lush mountainous hinterland, trails and hiking paths. Crikvenica Riviera and “Love path” are well known promenades.
In Crikvenica you will discover eco-kept sand and pebble beaches known in many European countries. Crystal blue sea has brought Crikvenica a blue flag. The accommodation capacity of the city offer a broad range of accommodation, luxury villas, hotel accommodation, apartments, camps and yacht charters. In the immediate vicinity of Crikvenica, town Dramalj takes you through old olive mill, which is no longer used but testifies to the tradition of olive growing in this part of the Adriatic. Kotor is an archaeological zone with traces of prehistoric settlement. Of particular interest are ruins of medieval churches.
Be part of a cheerful and dynamic event – Jakovarska paddles in Jadranovo town. Event includes various teams (men, women, children) who paddle with all the power in wooden boats from Tuners area to the Grabava bay and back. Fishing festival with delicious fresh fish is organized afterwards.
In Crikvenica there are comfortable and good restaurants. You can taste light and healthy food based on fish meat, olive oil and fruits. Fish dishes are made from sea bass, sea bream, dentex and lists. From delicacies of particular interests are ham and Grobnicki cheese. Taste variety of homemade pasta as gnocchi, ravioli, “pasutice”, various bean (a type of thick vegetable soup).