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Caring about health, and taking part in sports and recreational activities is of great importance. Pleasant walks, hiking, swimming, cycling – you can experience all these in Opatija and its surroundings.
If you enjoy hiking, we recommend climbing up to Vojak, the highest peak on Mount Učka. The view from this peak is worth every effort! Mount Učka and its protected nature park are ideal for trekking and hiking, and if you’d like to try something more adventurous, the area is also ideal for mountain biking.
For all those who like putting out to sea, enjoying the scent of the sea and feeling the wind in their hair, sailing in Kvarner Bay is the ideal choice. The proximity of the islands, the fantastic sea and the excellent climate are just some of the features that make an enjoyable boat tour.
The charming fishing village of Volosko, close to Opatija, is a place where you can go windsurfing. In the centre of Opatija, you can enjoy an unforgettable kayaking adventure. Rent a kayak or go on a guided kayak tour along the beaches of Preluk, Volosko and Ičići. If you like to explore what’s beneath the sea, you can also rent scuba diving equipment.
Racing car enthusiasts will enjoy the Opatija Rally that traditionally takes place every year along the challenging roads in Opatija.