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Rijeka : Michelin's recommendations


Rijeka, or Fiume if one remembers its Italian heritage (1919-43), was formerly the most important town of Croatia. Today it is still the country's largest port and a hub of tourism in the Adriatic. While it may seem somewhat unappealing at first glance, a closer look will reveal some fine examples of Austro-Hungarian architecture. The best time to discover it is undoubtedly the festive carnival period.

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Tourist attractions Rijeka : Things to see and do

  • The current castle bears little resemblance to the feudal stronghold from which the Frankopan governed their states. It is in effect a reconstitution, commissioned in the 19C by an Austrian marshal, Count Laval Nugent of Westmeath. The keep (known as..

  • Rijeka City Tower Recommended Recommended

    Korzo HR - 51000 Rijeka

    This lovely Baroque tower of harmonious proportions, put up in the 17C, is crowned with a dome and clock. The arch is decorated with bas-relief busts of two Austrian emperors, Leopold and Charles VI. Higher up flies the two-headed eagle of the Habsbu..

  • St Vitus Cathedral Interesting

    Andrije Medulica HR - 51000 Rijeka

    This church was built in 1638 by a Jesuit to house a miraculous crucifix (in a fit of rage an inhabitant of Rijeka threw a stone at the crucifix after a bad streak of gambling luck and the crucifix began to bleed). The architect is said to have drawn..

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Hotels Rijeka

  • Grand Hotel Bonavia

    Dolac 4 HR - 51000 Rijeka

    With a tradition dating back to the 1876, this completely refurbished four-star Grand Hotel Bonavia enjoys a central location in Rijeka just a few steps from the sea and the vivid Corso Promenade. It offers elegantly furnished interiors with free WiF..

  • Hotel Neboder

    Strossmayerova 1 HR - 51000 Rijeka

    Offering an on-site bar and meeting facilities, Hotel Neboder is located in the centre of Rijeka and provides air-conditioned accommodation with free WiFi access. A view of Rijeka, the Učka Mountain and the island of Krk is provided. Rooms here come..

  • Hotel Continental

    Šetalište Andrije Kačića Mošića 1 HR - 51000 Rijeka

    Built in 1888 and now a protected cultural monument, Hotel Continental is seen by many as the very symbol of the city of Rijeka. The property provides an on-site restaurant and a bar. The hotel was entirely renovated in 2009 and offers nicely furnis..

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