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Destination guide

Adventurous Rijeka will entice you

Take a holiday to Rijeka and enjoy the area's monuments, museums and opera. This city is well-known for its seaside and beaches. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Rijeka

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Rijeka a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Molo Longo Promenade (0.2 mi / 0.3 km)
  • Open Air Summer Theater (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
  • Park Angiolina (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Platak Ski Resort (9.1 mi / 14.6 km)
  • Crikvenica Aquarium (16 mi / 25.7 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather in Rijeka

If you're planning a holiday around warm-weather activities, July, August, June and September are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 28°F.

Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Rijeka

Travellers appreciate the beautiful ocean views and pristine beaches, which is just a taste of what Rijeka has to offer. Whether you're an active traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Rijeka is a great place to get outside. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Lido Beach (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
  • Park Angiolina (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Slatina Beach (6.8 mi / 10.9 km)
  • Medveja Beach (9.3 mi / 15 km)
  • Pesja Beach (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)
  • Ucka Nature Park (11.3 mi / 18.1 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Rijeka

Fly into Rijeka (RJK), the closest airport, located 9.6 mi (15.5 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Pula (PUY), which is 39 mi (62.8 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, the main station is Rijeka Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around Rijeka?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,874 holiday lettings around Rijeka. From 150 villas to 529 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Rijeka?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Rijeka. From HomeAway.co.uk travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Croatian National Theatre Ivan Zajc: 10,224 holiday homes
  • Permanent Glagolitic Alphabet Exhibition: 10,075 holiday homes
  • Rijeka Synagogue: 10,132 holiday homes
  • Memorial Library and the Mazuranic-Brlic-Ruzic Collection: 10,535 holiday homes
  • Rijeka Station: 10,083 holiday homes

HomeAway.co.uk offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Rijeka! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Rijeka?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Rijeka with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Labin: 4,286 holiday lettings
  • Opatija: 2,408 holiday lettings
  • Buzet: 1,646 holiday lettings
  • Crikvenica: 9,037 holiday lettings
  • Cres: 7,334 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Rijeka?

HomeAway.co.uk offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Rijeka. From HomeAway.co.uk travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Croatian National Theatre Ivan Zajc: 10,224 holiday rentals
  • Permanent Glagolitic Alphabet Exhibition: 10,075 holiday rentals
  • Rijeka Synagogue: 10,132 holiday rentals
  • Memorial Library and the Mazuranic-Brlic-Ruzic Collection: 10,535 holiday rentals
  • Rijeka Station: 10,083 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Rijeka listed on HomeAway.co.uk where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

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