Opatija is located in the Bay of Kvarner (45o 20') beneath Mount Učka (1.401 m high) at the point where the Mediterranean reaches most deeply into the European continent. Mount Učka and the nearby islands provide good shelter from strong winds for this tourist resort that can easily be reached at any time throughout the year.

You can arrive in Opatija ba bus, by boat, by train and by airplane. We are well connected with a number of airline companies. The high quality of Croatian highways will ensure you have a pleasant trip by car.

Roads: about 480 km distance from Munich, Vienna or Milan.
Railway stations: Opatija-Matulji (3 km), Rijeka (10 km)
Airports: Rijeka (44 km), Pula (75 km), Zagreb (200 km), Ljubljana (135 km), Venice (208 km).

If you arriving from Trieste or Ljubljana...


After crossing the croatian border Pasjak or Rupa, continue to drive in the direction Rijeka-Pula. If you are driving on a new road, immediately after you pay toll (1 EUR), drive and take second exit (first exit is for Jurdani) to direction Opatija-Matulji. If you drive on old road after crossing Croatian border proceed in direction Rijeka-Opatija-Pula-Lovran and after obout 20km you will enter into Matulji. Driving downhill from Matulji to Opatija you can see the entire Kvarner bay and you can also see the mountain Učka under which the Opatija is located. On the horizon you can also see our islands of Krk and Cres. After living Matulji you will enter roundobout and take first exit on the right side and you are on the road to Opatija. After placemarks Opatija drive straight down the road obout 1,8km in the direction to the center of Opatija. Passing the label for Veterinary station, Aesthetic surgery and school, slow down your car and pay attention to the first pedestrian crossing with the yellow blinking light because there on the right side of the road is Villa Dalia.

Google Maps: Trst - Villa Dalia

Google Maps: Ljubljana - Villa Dalia

   

If arriving by highway from Zagreb or Split...

Driving next to Automotodrom and sports airport on „Grobnik field“ drive to Rijeka and follow the signs Orehovica-Trieste-Ljubljana-Pula. After you pass the resting place Vrata Jadrana take the exit on your right side towards Opatija-Matulji. Driving downhill from Matulji to Opatija you can see the entire Kvarner Bay and islands of Krk and Cres. After living Matulji toward Rijeka you will enter roundobout and take first exit on the right side and you are on the road to Opatija. After placemarks Opatija drive straight down the road obout 1,8km in the direction to the center of Opatija. Passing the label for Veterinary station, Aesthetic surgery and school, slow down your car and pay attention to the first pedestrian crossing with the yellow blinking light because there on the right side of the road is Villa Dalia.

Google Maps: Zagreb - Villa Dalia

 

Google Maps: Split - Villa Dalia

   
 

Rijeka airport is located on the island of Krk and distances 40km from Opatija. You can search for information about flights on the phone number +385 51 842 040 as well as on web page www.rijeka-airport.hr. Plane tickets can be purchased online as well on the web pages of airline companies or in a number of travel agencies. You can arrive in the city centre from the airport by bus or by taxi.  

 

Cities with which Rijeka is connected in summer -London Stansted/Heathrow, Stockholm, Oslo, Zagreb, Köln, Stuttgart, Barcelona, Berlin, Bern, Frankfurt.