Vienna - Opatija/Abbazia
Opatija (Abbazia) is a seaside resort at the Kvarner Bay on the peninsula of Istria in the Northwest of Croatia. Opatija is one of the oldest Croatian tourist resorts and located at the foot of the Učka mountains, approx. 18 km away from Rijeka. The seaside resort is surrounded by lush subtropical vegetation. Already the Emperor enjoyed the Mediterranean climate – the Franz Joseph Promenade (built in 1889) with a length of 12 km has been dedicated to His Majesty.