Kvarner and Highlands
The Kvarner region geographically extends into Istria and consists of a coastal area and islands along with the mountainous part region. The Kvarner region is characterized by its special climate to which it owes over 150 years of tradition for elite and health tourism. Places like Opatija, Lovran and Icici will satisfy even the most demanding guests with their luxurious style, while the city of carnivals - Rijeka and nearby places guarantee a good time all year round.
Tourism in the Kvarner region is active all year-round and everyone is invited to participate in the local manifestations, so come and be a part of the carnival parade, pick asparagus, go fishing or enjoy the magic of wellness. All of the above are reasons to come again and again.
The Kvarner islands are located in the Kvarner bay in the northern part of the Adriatic Sea. The islands of Krk, Rab, Cres, Losinj and Pag are marked by the moderate Mediterranean climate and specific spirit that rules these islands. Here you will find many cultural monuments, hear the specific dialect of the locals and enjoy the peace and quiet of the islands. The islands of Krk and Pag are connected by bridges to the mainland while the islands of Cres and Losinj are interconnected by bridges. Coniferous forests will provide plenty of shade on those hot summer days and the air here has medicinal characteristics. Don’t miss an opportunity to try high quality wines from the Kvarner islands.source:Adriatica.net