Cirkvenica Travel Guide, Croatia
Cirkvenica is located in the Adriatic Sea, about 7 miles from Rijeka and 50 miles from Pula, neighboring the small towns of Selce, Dramaj and Jadranovo. It is easy to get here as there is an airport nearby on the island of Krk, the port of Rijeka that provides passenger ferries and there are also good road connections with other major cities in Europe. All these advantages helped Cirkvenica develop fast as a tourist destination with experience in tourism for over 100 years. Tourism in this town dates from the 19th century when baths were opened to the public and the first hotels were built.
Crickvenica stretches for a few km and the beach varies from rocky to sandy. The mountains are in the background rising 300 m above sea level.
Cirkvenica travel guide- Climate
The city is protected from strong winds by the Kapela mountain range thus a healthy Mediterranean climate results with warm summers and mild winters with no snow; the temperature does not vary much during the year.
Cirkvenica travel guide – The Beach
People have been coming here for the fine sandy beach stretching several km along the coast. But there is also a rocky part that makes it a bit diverse. The reason for all the sand present here is the Dubracina River that kept carrying sand from Vinodol Valley. The beach has been awarded the blue flag due to the cleanness of the water.
Cirkvenica travel guide – Activities
There are a range of activities offered both on water and on land. There are playgrounds for kids, parks, beach volley, table tennis, and sailing, snorkeling, hiking, biking, swimming pools, slides, going on a cruise around the nearby islands and many more. You can visit the cove of Kacjak or the island of Krk or Rab. plitvice National Park is also nice for a dey trip.
The natural environment is very diverse with a rich flora and fauna and the promenade along the beach is not deserted but rich in plants and trees providing shade, comfort and delight. The ambience and the climate created are both refreshing and beneficial. Hiking trails abound in plant species like peony, holly, alpine eryngo, lily or butterfly orchid.
Cirkvenica travel guide suggests visiting the aquarium as you can see around 150 species of fish in a naturally similar environment stretching on 200 square metres.
Right on the beach there are several places where you can have a relaxing massage, a great way to unwind. During the night you can choose between concerts, exhibitions, evening programs, discos or traditional festivals.
Climbing the several steps that lead to the belvedere of Kavarija featuring the statue of Christ and offering a beautiful panoramic view of the city
Cirkvenica travel guide- Cuisine
The seafood specialties abound on the restaurant’s menu lists and the expert chefs transform food into a work of art. The ambiance is perfect, the laughter and the sound of local songs continue to attract tourists each year.
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