Rijeka Youth Hostel

The building is surrounded by a park and a playground. It is very close to beautiful beaches, parks, tennis courts, a volleyball court and a scuba diving club. Near the hostel there are grocery shops, cafes and a newspaper stand as well as a large shopping centre.

We are located near the sea in one of the most beautiful parts of the town – Pecine – which is 5 minutes by bus from the city centre (15 minutes by foot).

The building is surrounded by a park and a playground. It is very close to beautiful beaches, parks, tennis courts, a volleyball court and a scuba diving club. Near the hostel there are grocery shops, cafes and a newspaper stand as well as a large shopping centre. Continue reading “Rijeka Youth Hostel” »

Computer and Calculator Museum, Rijeka

The people who conceived this museum actually like to say that it is in fact a retro computer club with a permanent exhibition in which those interested can come into contact with the earliest examples of the technological industry.

“Peek and Poke” is the name of the latest tourist attraction in the city of Rijeka. This newly opened museum of computers and calculators is the first of its kind in this part of Europe. Continue reading “Computer and Calculator Museum, Rijeka” »

Comfort Zone Space Bonavia Grand Hotel, Rijeka

[ comfort zone ] space bonavia, which covers an area of 250 m2 of exclusive space, offers relaxation and beauty care treatments, saunas, baths and similar services, treatments and areas for relaxation, and a fitness facility equipped with the best equipment.

[ comfort zone ] space bonavia is a wellness centre within the Bonavia Grand Hotel located in the very centre of Rijeka. The hotel has 121 accommodation units, including 7 apartments, and a superb Kamov restaurant which offers a wide ranging selection of local and international dishes. As a frequent destination of business community and a congress venue, it also has a business centre and several halls for congresses and smaller gatherings. Continue reading “Comfort Zone Space Bonavia Grand Hotel, Rijeka” »

International Carnival of Rijeka

Rijeka’s carnival, a month-long party that has been around for the past 100 years, has started. The Carnival features street parties, concerts and contests for the best “ugly mask” leading up to the parade, when floats cram the streets of Rijeka. Traditionally, during the Carnival, the mayor of Rijeka will hand over the keys of the city to the carnival representatives.

Rijeka’s carnival, a month-long party that has been around for the past 100 years, has started. The Carnival features street parties, concerts and contests for the best “ugly mask” leading up to the parade, when floats cram the streets of Rijeka. Traditionally, during the Carnival, the mayor of Rijeka will hand over the keys of the city to the carnival representatives. Continue reading “International Carnival of Rijeka” »

Grand Hotel Bonavia, Rijeka

The Hotel Bonavia is one of the busiest hotels in Rijeka, but it has more than just its location to thank for that – it also has a long tradition behind it and a high level of services on offer. The hotel boasts a four-star rating.

Rijeka’s Hotel Bonavia is a part of the Adriatic Luxury Hotels Company. The hotel is located at a much-frequented location in the very heart of the city, right next to Rijeka’s well-known Korzo promenade. Continue reading “Grand Hotel Bonavia, Rijeka” »

Rijeka International carnival 2010

During this period, in Rijeka and the entire Kvarner numerous events, concerts, exhibitions, theatre performances and celebrations will be held. Six centuries of carnival tradition in this area and the influence of the Venetian and Austrian bourgeois carnivals are the basis on which the renewed Rijeka carnival started to create is unique identity

At the end of January, until mid February, the centre of Kvarner will host one of the biggest international carnivals. This year, “the Rijeka carnival madness” will commence on January 22nd when the queen of the carnival will be chosen, and the Mayor will hand the keys of the city to the master of the carnival, who will “rule over the city” for a month. Continue reading “Rijeka International carnival 2010” »

Rijeka

Although its harbour facilities make Rijeka unsuitable for sea-side bathing, the smaller nearby swimming resorts can be recommended. The city’s main attractions are located within a relatively small area. Its Empire and Secessionist style buildings, common to the Monarchy, evoke the atmosphere of Vienna or Budapest

Rijeka, situated in the northern corner of Kvarner Bay, is Croatia’s third-largest city and the most important port along the Adriatic coast. Rijeka enjoyed its golden age during the Austro-Hungarian Empire when it was developed as the Empire’s principal port. Continue reading “Rijeka” »